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FOR GOLFERS makes Canadians Proud

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Post by Jim W Mon Dec 22, 2014 4:39 am

I watched the Mesquite,Az. semi finals. A 30 year , Jamie Sadlowski, Canadian hit a drive 469 yards to win his division. Jamie is 5'11" , 180 pounds! Jamie is a class act. The competitors, averaged 6'3, 250 pounds.

Jamie is in his 30's, his swing speed was 144mph, Ball speed 209. He has won the event twice since 2008.

I am a shaft junkie. All high tech! Allows me at the age of 67......to hit it/rip it! GREAT Day !

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Post by CanuckBob Mon Dec 22, 2014 10:32 am

I didn't even know that 469 yards was possible. That's amazing.
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Post by Jim W Mon Dec 22, 2014 11:13 am

Bob, they have a swing test machine.....I think they call Iron Mike plus others. I think this is the only machine that can't beat man at this level. At 140mph swing speed the machine breaks the shaft, cause the machine is start stop with virtually no release, causing the shaft to break.
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Post by slainte39 Mon Dec 22, 2014 12:37 pm

CanuckBob wrote:I didn't even know that 469 yards was possible. That's amazing.

Even better.....it's probably imperial yards. lol!

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Post by viajero Mon Dec 22, 2014 12:52 pm

CanuckBob wrote:I didn't even know that 469 yards was possible. That's amazing.
That's nothing,I was playing the three par course at Rancho Park and shanked my drive,the ball landed on Pico Blvd and bounced and rolled at least three blocks,my caddie earned his pay that day!

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Post by David Mon Dec 22, 2014 1:52 pm

It's called ''Iron Byron" and is named after Byron Nelson.
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Post by arbon Mon Dec 22, 2014 4:18 pm

slainte39 wrote:
CanuckBob wrote:I didn't even know that 469 yards was possible. That's amazing.

Even better.....it's probably imperial yards.   lol!

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