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Washington Classic Invitational Inaugural Event 2021


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3 hours ago, James the Hogan Fan said:

Amazing, I have close to that exact set of Spalding Irons, I think down to the triangle code.

 

 

Triangle codes are 1953 1954--- Those were among the "Holy Grail" sets in my area growing up in the 60s 70s

Driver--- TM M-6 Evenflow 65gm R set to 9.5

3W  TM V-Steel 15* bent to 14 NVS green Aldila 65gr R

7W TM V-steel 21* Ust Pro Force Gold 65 R

Irons 5 thru PW 2016 TM TP CBs--- Steelfiber 95 R shafts

GW  Ping Eye2 + Cleveland wedge shaft 51* 

SW Callaway Mack Daddy PM Grind -- Modified grind to 10* KBS Wedge shaft

Putter Rusty Scotty Sante Fe Fluted Bullseye shaft--- No it aint going no where

Bag Old TM R-7 stand freebie works good on range and cart

Balls Some kind of Srixon since I have won so many-- Hey new freebies hit good

 

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Man LOVE IT!!!!!--- Wish I was able to ride out there and participate  or even just look.  Wish we could do something similar on this side of the river. Just for my own edification what is your Sea Level evelation out there? Trying to figure out suitable yardages if I did one out here. Basically I have been playing vintage at my home course at around 5800 at sea level 2 miles as the crow flies off the ocean. That is what we call our Green Super Senior Tees ( over 70 yoa). It plays pretty decent for me.

 

Right now my vintage play is sorta on hold due to permanant nerve damage in my back. I have found out the high frequency vibrations from steel shafts is transferring to the damaged nerves in my back--- I have reluctently been playing graphite shafts and heads with the vibration damper stuff in the heads. Have played that set up the last two weeks with no pain or stiffness. I will say this for me it would be worth the 2 days of pain and stiffness to be able to do a similar event

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Driver--- TM M-6 Evenflow 65gm R set to 9.5

3W  TM V-Steel 15* bent to 14 NVS green Aldila 65gr R

7W TM V-steel 21* Ust Pro Force Gold 65 R

Irons 5 thru PW 2016 TM TP CBs--- Steelfiber 95 R shafts

GW  Ping Eye2 + Cleveland wedge shaft 51* 

SW Callaway Mack Daddy PM Grind -- Modified grind to 10* KBS Wedge shaft

Putter Rusty Scotty Sante Fe Fluted Bullseye shaft--- No it aint going no where

Bag Old TM R-7 stand freebie works good on range and cart

Balls Some kind of Srixon since I have won so many-- Hey new freebies hit good

 

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Stu, Mount Si is in a valley. The elevation is only 421 feet above sea level. In comparison TPC Snoqualmie where the seniors play is 3.25 miles away as the crow fly's is at  820 feet at the high point. Our heavy damp air does hurt our distance compared to dry air elsewhere.

 You would win the long distance award for sure if you came out. One the guys came from 70+ miles away for this event.

 I hope your back heals up soon!

Jimmy B

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3 hours ago, jbucher said:

Stu, Mount Si is in a valley. The elevation is only 421 feet above sea level. In comparison TPC Snoqualmie where the seniors play is 3.25 miles away as the crow fly's is at  820 feet at the high point. Our heavy damp air does hurt our distance compared to dry air elsewhere.

 You would win the long distance award for sure if you came out. One the guys came from 70+ miles away for this event.

 I hope your back heals up soon!

Jimmy B

Dont know on winning the long distance thing--- I only hit a persimmon driver about 190 or so now at sea level and a standard loft blade 5 iron about 150. And like you we have heavy damp air with salt to boot. Heck these days I only hit my modern M-6 Toyota on a stick driver around 205 210. I had to shorten my swing a lot and tone down my SS to even be able to play. But I consider myself lucky to even be able to attempt to play. Yep am familiar somewhat with Snoqualmie. Crossed that mountain many a time trucking had a John Deere heavy equipment dealer I hauled for in Portland

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Driver--- TM M-6 Evenflow 65gm R set to 9.5

3W  TM V-Steel 15* bent to 14 NVS green Aldila 65gr R

7W TM V-steel 21* Ust Pro Force Gold 65 R

Irons 5 thru PW 2016 TM TP CBs--- Steelfiber 95 R shafts

GW  Ping Eye2 + Cleveland wedge shaft 51* 

SW Callaway Mack Daddy PM Grind -- Modified grind to 10* KBS Wedge shaft

Putter Rusty Scotty Sante Fe Fluted Bullseye shaft--- No it aint going no where

Bag Old TM R-7 stand freebie works good on range and cart

Balls Some kind of Srixon since I have won so many-- Hey new freebies hit good

 

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On 11/3/2021 at 10:54 PM, jbucher said:

Long distance as in travel🤪

OOPs went over my head---- senior moment😂

Driver--- TM M-6 Evenflow 65gm R set to 9.5

3W  TM V-Steel 15* bent to 14 NVS green Aldila 65gr R

7W TM V-steel 21* Ust Pro Force Gold 65 R

Irons 5 thru PW 2016 TM TP CBs--- Steelfiber 95 R shafts

GW  Ping Eye2 + Cleveland wedge shaft 51* 

SW Callaway Mack Daddy PM Grind -- Modified grind to 10* KBS Wedge shaft

Putter Rusty Scotty Sante Fe Fluted Bullseye shaft--- No it aint going no where

Bag Old TM R-7 stand freebie works good on range and cart

Balls Some kind of Srixon since I have won so many-- Hey new freebies hit good

 

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