Happy New Year. I hope everyone had a good holiday season. Here we are, second week into 2011, not the way I wanted to start the year in Maui but I'm working hard and there are definite signs of some good things to come. I had a frustrating day with my putter for the first round on Thursday but stayed positive and turned it around on Friday and had a solid third round until my double on 18. Sunday was just ordinary and couldn't really get anything going so that being said my final result showed it. Time to shake it off and I'll head over to Honolulu this afternoon and get some practice in before the Sony Open starts on Thursday.

I really enjoy starting the year in Hawaii – Kapalua is a great destination and the tournament organizers and sponsors are first-class. I want wish Gary Planos well in his next endeavor. Gary has been the tournament chairman over the past 27 years and he will definitely be missed. Gary, thanks for all that you have done for the game!

I'm sure you all are aware of the devastating floods in Australia. The Queensland flood is the latest extreme weather event to devastate large areas of the country. There are areas of Australia that are still trying to rebuild from last year's devastating bushfires. The flooding has definitely caught Australia off guard. If you're able to help in any way please go to www.qld.gov.au/floods/ for more information and ways to donate. 

Well, I need to wrap this up and start packing. I'm off to the airport shortly. I'll catch you from Honolulu.

- Adam

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Here's a closer look at Adam's Titleist equipment:

Ball: Titleist Pro V1
Driver: 910D3 10.5, A•1 SFT Setting (Proforce V2 86)
Fairway wood: 910Fd 15.0, C•2 SFT Setting (Rombax Pro95)
Hybrid: 909H 21.0 (Proforce V2 Hybrid 104)
Irons (3-9): Titleist MB (KBS Tour)
Wedges (49, 54, 60): Vokey Design Spin Milled C-C 200 Series (KBS Tour)
Putter: Scotty Cameron Newport 2