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So What's in my bag! I'm the admin for a Trevino fan page!....He needed one so I made one! Well So my journey to a TM bag started with getting gifted a few clubs like my putter and a stand bag at a fundraising tournament in a raffle. From there I just started to fill out the rest of the bag with TM stuff (partly because growing up like many my age TW is king). But harsh reality I cant practice as much as the GOAT and I'm not 6'2 and built like a small Wide Receiver. So my bag is a mis match of me figuring out where the clubs can help me get some help and some results. The only things I've been fit for are my woods. The irons,gonna take something special to knock them out of the bag (maybe T100s??). Driver: SIM MAX - Set @9.75*,CK PRO WHITE X, I came from a 2016 M1 and the aligment was surpisingly similar to that. My favorite part of this club has been my off center hits dont cost me like they used to. Instead of a reload or getting stymied by a tough lie next to the amazon rainforest, I have maybe one tree in the way I can easily navigate around. But since I changed my swing to a figure 8 Trevino style deal those are becoming a thing of the past. The shaft is so darn stable that if I really want to hit up on it....yep, Lefty style bombs that dont plug here in Orlando(rains alot in the summer). 3W: SIM MAX - Set @15.0*, I have always stuggled with some height ever since starting the bowed wrist thing and flattening out the swing a bit....but this thing (pardon the cliche) is my rocketballz cannon. I remember having mis-hit a drive when I was first starting to make some changes and I came to a par 5 where I skied a drive and this club got me on the green from 258 from a scruffy lie....needless to say Birdie (the group had a collective groan) LOL. The best part of TM's industrial design team is really onto something because even though it indeed is 15 degrees this thing looks like a 7 wood to me....big bonus, it definitely earned the VSteel sub-heading. 3Hy: SIM MAX - Set @19.0* - THIS! Changed my whole world view on Hybrids. Pre swing change everything hybrid used to give me hook nightmares! This from 240 is a gem. I may never get rid of it! The beauty of this thing was I can hit it higher and softer than my 3 irons(which I still use depending on conditions)....call me crazy but the 3 comes out after shower when I need something a bit trappy. In general I'm not sure how much the speed pocket plays into my enjoyment of the club but the speed pocket acoustics are nailed on this one....the only way I can describe it is a solid, deeper tone. One to consider now that its a cycle behind now. 4-PW Rocketbladez Tour (Sometimes 3-PW) : True Temper DG S300.These are my workhorses. I believe they were the last attempt TM had at trying to make something that could compete with Titleist's T-Series titans. The player-cavity sector I think ended here for TM and they went to greener and likely easier pastures with the hollow-body designs. It was a smooth transition back in the day to switch from the OG Ping S-56s. I get enough feedback from them but the vibration dampening is a plus for me, I dont need the extra buzz in my wrists or elbow if I dont flush one (flushing them more these days, thanks Lee!). Hi-Toe Wedges: 50,56,60(Bigfoot). First off I love my shovels...I took Lee's advice to heart(although many others online have obvsiously said this) which was to play with more bounce. So these were such a dream while hitting on the launch monitor I grabbed em right away. Now usually you see the pros with more bounce on the 56 and less on the 60. For me more bounce in the 60 is more for the fluffy sand and the spongy lies out at "The Mouse" so immediately my chipping improved around the greens. The place where these wedges do it for me is in the partial swing shots, these wedges are in-and-out of the turf big plus if you love to keep the back of the left hand going down the target line as long as possible. Putter: TP Patina Collection Juno - Superstroke Grip. I have never seen a bad looking anser putter.....now whether I can use them well or not is the question. I may be a dinosaur but I hated inserts for a long long time. This one I picked up off the table at the tournament over here at Isleworth....It just spoke to me. I wanted to see if it lined up well for me....it did. With a single line behind the topline really helped me hit get a better roll. The weights in the ports really complement the grooved insert which let me for the first time have great distance control and stability on offcenter hits....I wonder if they managed to get "TWIST-FACE" into the putters too haha....maybe thats what Morikawa was relying on at THE OPEN(yes I'm with DJ on this, I changed what I call it once I learned thats the real name of it) Ball: ProV1x/Srixon Z Star XV- The Gold Standard, Its long and stable and it lets me knock a few sandies in to keep my rounds going. Theres a reason they earned their reputation. The 4 piece is perfect spin for my medium to low piercing Drives. The face that it keep its spin axis pretty tight also lets me hit those Trevino style "Burning Wedges" without spinning back off the greens like the old Strata(remember them?) balls used to. Sometimes I used this when it's super windy, or when I've spent too much on the 19th hole haha....Solid ball I would recommend to all of the lower caps out there as well as the aspiring ones. Thats it! Thanks for reading -Flea Trevino(Few Pics of address below)
Hope you enjoy this setup as much as I've enjoyed looking at some of yours - Cheers MGS! I'll start off with saying this is the first set of irons I've owned that aren't Mizuno and the first wedges that aren't Cleveland. I picked up the game about 15 years ago after I graduated college - finding a great set of Mizuno T-Zoids, GBB 4-wood, Driver, Cleveland wedges, and an old 1969 Ping hotdog putter at a garage sale for $20 with bag (I have all these clubs still - maybe I'll do a WITB with this set too). The lady that sold it to me told me that her husband just bought all new stuff and didn't need it anymore but he didn't know she was selling it. I have to assume he's never let her forget that - assuming he let her live. Fast forward 12 years through several used sets of Mizuno Irons, Celeveland wedges and revisions on all of these clubs I'm feeling great with every club in here, but feeling odd without the Mizuno irons in there. Long story short - Mixed bag, mixed feelings. I acquired the set of PXG's over the winter at a local shop for $400 and figured I couldn't pass them up. I did a shaft fitting and wow that makes all the difference. Right now the DG120S fit my game perfectly. Last year I went to a demo days, expecting to move from Cleveland to Callaway wedges (love the look), and somehow, after hours of hitting wedges walked away with Mizuno JPX919's. Still shocked because I had never considered Mizuno wedges, it was definitely not a brand name purchase - they were just the best for my swing. Same story with the Exotics 3W. Was expecting to walk away with a Rogue - but feel, sound, and launch monitor all agreed - Exoitcs it was. I stumbled into the Rogue driver after I got fit for the Epic a few years ago and had massive quality issues with it. Four Epic's later and one exploded crown, they sent me a Rogue and it's been fantastic. I think the most interesting club in my bag is my putter. I picked this up a few years into the game and haven't found better. I moved to the Spider last year and part of this year but had to come back to my Bobby Grace and it felt like coming home. I own 6 Bobby Grace putters, but the M5K-GT is the go to. Why Bobby Grace? I'm not sure... but it's been my thing. As a side note, I've always played Bridgestone balls, but this year decided to dedicate a year to ProV1 - it just seemed like I should probably play at least one season with the most popular ball in golf. I've been happy so far but am dying to give this years Bridgeys a couple rounds, too. What's in my C130 Driver Rogue 10.5 NS 11g | Aldila Rogue M-AX 65g S 3-wood EXS 15* | Tensei Blue 60g S 3Hyb CLK 19* 3H 4Hi JPX800HD 5-PW PXG 0311 Gen1 | Dynamic Gold 120s Wedge JPX919 50* 55* 60* | Pro Modus 105 Putter Bobby Grace M5K-GT
For me: Callaway Mavrik driver Taylormade M4 3 wood Callaway Mavrik pro 3H Ping g400 irons 4-GW Cleveland 52 and 56 wedges Cleveland Huntington Beach collection blade putter. Titleist pro v1 What am I missing other than a new putter?
Taylormade M3, 9.5° stiff shaft Titleist 816 H1 hybrids - 17°, 21° Titleist 716 CB irons (4-PW) Cleveland RTX 2.0 - 50°, 54°, 58° Odyssey Works Versa 7, cut down to 33”. I usually play a ProV1, TP5 and have been trying out some new Bridgestone balls as well.