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  1. OFFICIAL EVNROLL PUTTER REVIEW Fozcycle Stage One Stage Two Stage Three RevKev Stage One Stage Two Stage Three Hula Rock Stage One Stage Two Stage Three BGoergen Stage One Stage Two Stage Three jlukes Stage One Stage Two Stage Three Carolina Golfer 2 Stage One Stage Two Stage Three Visit Evnrolls website HERE Visit Evnrolls Facebook HERE Visit Evnrolls Twitter HERE Visit Evnrolls Instagram HERE
  2. Hi Everyone. I have recently purchased the Superspeedgolf.com training aids. The idea of this speed over training is to get your body to break through some swing speed barriers to add speed to your swing and therefore increase driver distance. I plan to update this with thoughts, results, photos, the odd video, to show you an honest review as I try to ramp up the speed with the big stick. Stay tuned.
  3. Dave's Take: Jaybird Tarah Bluetooth Headphones The Jaybird Tarah headphones may have entry-level pricing, but they deliver great sound, especially when paired with the Jaybird app. Jaybird is the Word The Jaybird Tarah is the third pair of Jaybird Bluetooth headphones that I have taken through the review process, having previously reviewed the Jaybird X3 and Jaybird Run models. In both of the previous reviews, I was definitely impressed with the Jaybird products, especially since I had never even heard of the brand prior to the first review. Well it’s been about a year since I published the Jaybird RUN review, and I am happy to say that those headphones, and the X3 headphones, continue to perform flawlessly. The Run headphones are a staple of my golf bag, and my son uses the X3s at the gym on a daily basis. Nothing better than your kid pilfering your cool stuff, huh? Unfortunately for the Tarah headphones that I am writing about today, the previous experiences have elevated my expectations for this new model. It’s sort of like being the third kid to go to a high school when both of your elder siblings were valedictorians. Although I understand that the Tarah's role is as Jaybird’s entry-level model, it still has some big shoes to fill. Jaybird Tarah: IN THE BOX TARAH Wireless Buds Silicone Ear Gels: S/M/L Cord Management Clips Cord Shirt Clip USB 2.0 Charging Cable + Charge Clip Color: Nimbus-Gray/Jade Price: $99.99 Comfort and Fit Since they are of similar construction, most of my comparisons ended up being between the Tarah and the X3 headphones. The Run headphones are kind of their own thing, and not really an appropriate direct comparison. Anyway, like the X3 model, the Tarah headphones fit into your ears using a combination of silicone fins and ear inserts. The difference here is that while the X3s had separate fins and ear buds, the Tarah headphones come with the buds and fins fused into single units. Obviously this is going to cut into the versatility of fitting a bit. No longer can you pair small buds with large fins, or something like that. You really now only have three fit options. Hopefully one will work. For me, medium ear gels worked just fine. One thing that I really like about the new single-piece system is that the buds and fins are always in proper alignment with each other. Occasionally, the fins can twist out of place on the X3, and the Run, headphones. On the Tarah, this can’t happen since they are single piece units. Like the other Jaybird headphones, the Tarah headphones had no trouble staying in place through practice sessions on the range, or during workouts at the gym. Once I had the proper ear sock size, I just adjusted the cord a bit to secure them. After that, it was all about the music. Ease of Use Pairing is immediate. Not only for the first time that I paired them with my phone, but also when I paired them to my iPad later for movie watching. Just press and hold the power button and they are discoverable. So easy. The controls are very intuitive. Press +/- for volume control; hold them to skip songs. Nothing crazy here, which I like. They work like they should. Like the other Jaybird headphones, the Tarah headphones have a microphone and can be used to make calls. That’s not really a primary use for me, but they did perform just fine during some test calls. Sound Quality One of the things that I like about the Tarah and other in-ear headphones is that they block out a great deal of ambient noise when you insert them in your ear. They are not noise canceling, but they definitely block the noise. The nice thing about this is that when outside noise is reduced, you can now hear your music at lower volume, saving your battery and maybe your ears as well. The Tarah headphones can still get plenty loud, but it’s not necessary. The sound out of the box was good, but had a bit of that small speaker feeling. Bass was pretty absent, and overall I was not that impressed. However, after pairing the headphones with the free MySound app, and tweaking the EQ sound profile to add more bass, my mind changed completely. Once you adjust the setting on the app, the sound from the Tarah really blossoms. It was a huge difference. If you buy a pair of these, or any Jaybird headphones, the MySound app is a must use. You’ll be very pleased with the sound changing option and likely find an EQ mix that suits your style. Battery The Jaybird Tarah only features a six-hour battery as opposed to the eight-hour battery found in the X3. This is likely going to cover any single-setting headphone need that I have, though it will probably require more frequent recharging than other models. The cool thing is that the battery charges quickly. You can get an hour of play with only 10 minutes of charge. Like the Jaybird X3, charging the Tarah requires a special USB cord. If you are not prone to losing stuff, this is not likely a big deal. If you are one that spends hours searching for missing cables, then maybe you should order an extra cable. Jaybird Tarah Headphones Review: Summary The Jaybird Tarah headphones are solid entry-level Bluetooth headphones. For $99, you get a lightweight, easy to use, and great sounding headphones. If you need more fit versatility, then you can go to the X4 model. If you want a longer battery life, you can go to the newly released Tarah Pro with a 14 hour battery! I think that the Jaybird Run headphones will still be my go to headphones for the driving range, because of the charging case, but for most other applications, I’m going Tarah. Find out more at the Jaybird website, and at Amazon. Detailed Specifications: Jaybird Tarah AUDIO Type: In-ear style Noise-isolation: Passive Impedance: 16 Ohm Speaker sensitivity: 99 +/- 3dB at 1KHz Output max. 10mW RMS (with level limit) Total harmonic distortion <5% (1KHz, 1mW) Audio format: 16-bit stereo Codec: Bluetooth SBC implementation Response bandwidth: 20Hz - 20kHz Driver size: 6 mm BLUETOOTH Bluetooth version: 5.0 Frequency band: 2.4 GHz Profiles: Handsfree , Headset , A2DP , AVCRP , SPP Wireless range: Class 2 standard range 10m/33ft INTEGRATED MICROPHONE Type: MEMS, omni directional Sensitivity: -38dB +/- 1dB (Test conditions: 1KHz, 0db = 1V/Pa) COMPATIBLE PRODUCTS Any Bluetooth device with HFP, HSP and A2DP WEIGHT & DIMENSIONS Headset: 528mm x 13.25mm x 23.6mm Controller: 45.7mm x 11.7mm x 5.6mm Charger: 112mm x 33.6mm x 7.2mm Weight of headphones (without ear gel): 13.85g Weight of charger: 6.5g BATTERY Play time: 6 Hrs* Charging time: 2+ Hrs Quick charge: 10 min = 1+ hour playtime Charging: Via USB charging cable with Pogo pin connector Input power: DC 5V 1A Type: Lithium Ion Battery voltage: 3.8V Energy voltage in watt hrs per battery: 0.2wh *May vary dependent on usage, device & aging
  4. The Story (posted: 10/16/2018) TL;DR: Signed up through Twitter to test New Level Golf's 902 irons. Here's how it went. The Rest: Bored and browsing Twitter, I stumbled across this tweet soliciting people to test New Level Golf's 902 irons. They looked pretty damn slick, and the reviews (MyGolfSpy, GolfWRX, PluggedIn Golf) were pretty intriguing. I wanted in. But after discussing the details with Eric, the founder/CEO/everything, I couldn't pull the trigger…it wasn't in the budget, so I had to pass. But…Eric DMed me a couple days later to say he had a tester back out. Opportunity rarely knocks twice, so I threw caution (in the form of dollars) to the wind and went for it. (Actually, I told myself I would sell off my beloved Scotty headcover collection and some of the random clubs I have scattered about to offset the cost). So, as part of the deal, I will be posting info about my experience with these on here and putting some info out on Instagram and Twitter as well. I am going to try to be a thorough and objective as I can be, and I will try to answer any and all questions you may have about the clubs, the process, etc. Ask away! For reference throughout the process, here is my current iron set up: Titleist 712 AP2 (3-9) Project X 6.0 1/2" long 1* upright Golf Pride MCC +4 grips, two wraps of tape And here is what I ordered from New Level: 902 Forged (4-P) Project X 6.0 1/2" long 1* upright Lamkin Z5 grips, two wraps of tape My new sticks are slated to arrive at the end of this week and I am totally ecstatic about it. I am taking them to the range Saturday to do a little head-to-head and first-impression testing, and I am playing with my usual group on Sunday morning for some live testing. I will update this post as I go through the process. Let me know if there is anything specific you want to know about or see tested. I'm happy to oblige if possible. In the meantime, Check out New Level's Instagram and Twitter. Ordering Process Review (posted: 10/16/2018) TL;DR: Stellar customer service, quick, responsive, easy to manage, with only minor tweaks suggested. The Rest: The level of customer service I received from the start was incredible. With New Level being a new, boutique-esqe OEM (think Miura or PXG, but affordable), customer service has to be a priority, as it doesn't enjoy the brand recognition of the Titleists and TaylorMades of the world. That said, Eric (and I didn't realize I was trading DMs with the CEO/founder until much later in the process) was incredibly responsive through Twitter. It was to the point where I thought he may be working on my set of clubs and no one else's until they were done. For instance, the grips I originally wanted were back ordered, so he sent me a DM alerting me to this and asking what I liked about those. After a short exchange, he suggested an alternative, the Lamkin Z5s, so I would be happy and my clubs would still come in fairly short order. There are numerous customization options - 20 something shafts and a handful of grip options, and they can all be customized to your liking. Though I did not get fit for my set (I know what I like in a shaft/lie/length setup), I can only imagine the level of specificity one could get through a local fitter. Eric was also willing to simply entertain my rambling and whims as I continued to pepper him with questions about the brand, the other products available, and what could be done to the various clubs. We were even sharing opinions on whether Eli Manning should retire at the end of the season or the end of the game he was playing at the time. As we were going back and forth, and as I read more about his history and the story behind New Level, I decided to support the brand a little bit more by ordering a hat and a towel (I was going to order the branded bag as well, but alas, that wasn't in the budget after buying the new sticks…maybe someday). After ordering, he thanked me for the support and brand loyalty, and kept me very informed about the status of the shipment of these items - they shipped the day after I ordered them, and I got them within two days. And the hat had a poker chip/ball maker taped to the inside of it, which also doubles as his business card I came to find out, which was a nice little touch. Trying to be as objective as possible in this review, I will say the only gripe I have had in this process is the speed at which my hat and towel came. Now, don't get me wrong, I was very happy to get these so quickly. But, getting these so quickly set a precedent that would not be matched by my new clubs. If you geek out about this stuff as much as I do, you are waiting by the mailbox as soon as you click "PLACE ORDER." So, I was slightly disappointed to learn the shipping method for the clubs was different from that of the merch. I would have to wait a week to get my new sticks delivered. FULL DISCLOSURE: I believe this issue was my fault. I think there may be an overnight shipping option when ordering. I must have either been a) trying to save money on this deal, or b) too geeked up to notice that option. In any case, let this serve as a notice to those of you who want to get your shipments yesterday. For reference, NL offers free ground shipping on all orders and you can get expedited (overnight I think) shipping for an additional charge. As for the actual ordering process on the website, I was happy, but I feel there could be some edits made to the process to make it a bit easier. I will say I was traveling as I went through this process, so I was doing all of this on my phone, but it was still easy enough and clear enough to know what was going on and what I was ordering. Once you choose a head, you then start by selecting a shaft option. You are then taken to a form to fill out the specifications for which club you want (i.e. 4i, 5i, etc), length options, lie options, all the fun stuff. But you repeat this process for each individual club. My suggestion would be to find some way to combine all seven clubs (or however many you are ordering) into one form. As I am typing this, I am starting to think of those people who may want mixed sets of heads, or higher launching shafts in the long irons, but lower launch in the short…or something of that nature. I still feel like one page with all the options would still make this a bit more streamlined than the current process. Again, I must reiterate, this was not so cumbersome a process I got frustrated or angry or anything. My phone is still in one piece. I just think it could be simplified or streamlined in some way. The bottom line, no matter my gripes and/or suggestions, is that NL's customer service and ordering process is nothing short of STELLAR. First Impressions TL;DR: These look incredible, but what have I gotten myself into? Twitter post with first looks The rest: I have never purchased a brand new set of clubs. I have always bought used in the past, so I was incredibly excited to unbox these clubs. Upon first glance, these things look fantastic. My very first impression: there isn't a photo on the internet that does these clubs justice at all. First, I was expecting a much thicker topline than they actually have. I haven't measured or anything, but these seem to have a somewhat progressive topline; that is, they are slimmer in the long irons than in the short irons. Either way, they are not imposing or off-putting in any way. When compared to my Titleist 712 AP2s, the short irons are very similar in size, shape, topline, etc. The longer irons is where the real difference can be noticed. My long irons have always been a difficulty for me, as I assume it is for many amateurs out there. When I first looked at the 4 and 5 irons compared to my AP2s, I worried I may have bitten off more than I could chew. The offset in these clubs was noticeably less than the AP2s and the blade length was considerably smaller. These gave off a much more players-iron look than the AP2s did. I did like that I couldn't see any of the blade jutting out from behind the topline at address - something the 3 and 4 irons in the AP2s had going against them. Overall, these seem good, but I'm hoping they aren't going to be too beefy for my game. My first impression of the aesthetics: what have I gotten myself into? As for the feel of the club, one of the biggest surprises for me came from the grip. The Lamkin Z5 is incredible. I think I may prefer it to the Tour Velvet I have become accustomed to (though I did dabble with the MCC +4 for a while). The grip, with my requested 2 wraps of tape, is a bit thicker than a Tour velvet 360 with two wraps it seems. Not sure if that is accurate, but that's how it felt. The grip itself is perfect for me, soft, but tacky and I hope it is as responsive as I'd like. A few practice swings in my living room revealed these felt very nice. A bit lighter than my AP2s, but I don't think that will be an issue at all. Besides, "too light" can be fixed with some lead tape. I also want to mention the quality of the build. In little details, like the ferrule turning/connection to the blade, you can see Eric is very into what he does and only wants the best to go out the door. I always thought that bigger OEMs have to settle with whatever comes off the line, but these seemed to have a level of attention paid to them as they were being built that can be missing from some of the other clubs I have seen. Grips were all perfectly straight, the ferrule was matched/turned to a perfect fit (not even sure if this is something Eric did or not, but it was nice), and the shafts were all perfectly stepped to 1/2" differences (again, I ordered these 1/2" long). Very nice to see this level of quality. I am loving the look and feel of these irons, and I can't wait to get these out to the range and on the course. Stay tuned for more… First Range Session TL;DR: Soft, yet solid; crisp and responsive. The rest: I'll start this by saying I don't have a green grass facility readily available to me, so the mats at "TPC Hains Point" would have to suffice (that is as sarcastic a name as we can give the best of 3 DC public courses). It was a dreary day, about 55 degrees, and the balls are a chewed up mix of Srixon range balls, a smattering of whatever Top Flites people stopped searching for, and nameless rocks. They are pretty battered by this time in the season, but I tried to use only the better, more round balls of the lot. No real surprises here. These lived up to the reviews I had read (and linked to earlier in the thread). From PW up to the 4 iron, I found these to be incredibly responsive and forgiving, with a soft, yet solid feel. 902 8 iron (left); AP2 8 iron (right) - much less/fewer differences when you get down into these shorter irons 902 4 iron (left); AP2 4 iron (right) - the differences in offset and blade length are not as visible with my amateur photography skills, but I assure you it is there. This is also why I say there aren't any photos to do these irons justice. Responsive - they definitely let you know when you don't hit the center of the club face, but not how you'd expect. Slight mishits still flew well and only compromised a touch of distance. They definitely felt a little different, but most of the indicators that you missed the center of the face came from the sound. It went from a crisp "thwack" to a more muted "thwud." Not tingy or hollow sounding or anything, just not as clean a sound. I found this especially refreshing in the longer irons, as they took me a few extra swings to start hitting well, and these didn't seem to make your hands tingle when mishitting them like some players clubs are apt to do. Feel - Soft yet solid. These feel great when you make clean contact. That is not to say they feel bad when you don't (see above), but I liked the feel of these better than my AP2s. I wasn't expecting this, as the AP2s have the rubber insert to dampen vibration and give a softer feel. The 1020 steel makes for a soft clubface with a great balance of solid construction. I was very pleased with the feel of these clubs, even with the rock hard two piece pellets of the public range. I am looking forward to feeling what my Pro V1s will feel like on these faces. Distance - I didn't want to focus too much on the distance I was getting on this day, as the temperature was low, and the balls were below average in stature. That said, I brought my AP2 8 and 4 irons with me to do a little comparison. Seemingly, I would say I am getting an extra 5 yards from the 902s, give or take (depending on the variables described above). Sometimes I would see as much as a 10 or 15 yard difference, while other times, they would perform about the same. I would assume this will be a product of the lofts bing stronger in the 902s, but either way, they are no more difficult to hit, so I'll take it. One thing I did notice that I found particularly interesting is that I was hitting my long irons a bit higher than I did with the AP2s. I like this a lot. Even with the stronger lofts, I feel it would be easier to get these to stop on greens when using the longer irons, and I am not losing any yardage. This is a huge plus in my book. Overall - I really like these irons. They are workable, responsive, solid, and comfortable to look at. These take very little adjustment, if any, to get used to after having my AP2s for a number of seasons now.I would be reaching to find something negative to say about them. I don't think these are geared for anyone above a 10 or 12 handicap, but I don't think those players would be ill-served by these irons; only better served by a bigger, more forgiving iron. For my game, I am very pleased with these. I am looking forward to getting some "green grass" feedback from these clubs. Turf interaction is a massive part of iron testing, so stay tuned as that is coming soon… First Round TL;DR: Horrible playing conditions, too much variation to accurately assess. The Rest: I was really looking forward to getting these out to the course for some green grass testing. Unfortunately, Mother Nature had other plans. We had a 9:30 tee time at University of Maryland Golf Course and, while we played, I don't feel the 20 mph sustained winds and 35 mph gusts combined with soggy conditions from the night before were the best conditions to give a good, objective assessment. Further, I didn't have many opportunities to test the irons, as the course was set up for a lot of fairway-metal-second shots or gap wedge approaches. I did hit them a few times during the round, but do need to take these elsewhere for some more testing. That said, here are my initial thoughts following this round: They carry the same solid and soft feel from the range to the course. The course has Bermuda rough and fairways, and I have found other irons to slide through this grass a bit too easily, causing me to balloon shots. I didn't experience that with these irons. These are a bit more assertive with the turf - not diggy or anything, they just seem to let the grass know who's in control. From the rough, it was harder to tell if it was the stringy Bermuda or the sharper leading edge that won, but I still felt the club head was in control - though I wasn't planning/aiming for that to be the case. Adjustments can be made to account for this, and it is a much more preferred result. From the limited use, and the conditions being what they were, I am happy with what I did experience with these sticks. Looking forward to more. I will leave this section at that for the time being. It was not a great round, and the conditions were rough. I will update this review once I can get some calmer, more objective conditions in which to play. I am playing in a tournament this weekend at the same course, and it is supposed to be rainy, so this may have to wait a weekend or two. Trackman Comparison Coming soon… Overall Thoughts Coming soon…
  5. OFFICIAL COBRA F7 ONE/VARIABLE IRON REVIEW Aotearoa_Brad Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3 stdnasty Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3 Visit Cobras website HERE Like Cobra on Facebook HERE Follow Cobra on Twitter HERE Visit Cobras Instagram HERE
  6. I recently started on Instagram a series of short reviews to look at products that received. I'll cover in a high level and open comments to more questions about the product. I figure it's probably a good idea to share with you guys here and open up further discussions. Here's my first featuring Cut Golf's Grey (3U) urethane tour ball. https://www.instagram.com/p/Ba7DhjdFSRs/
  7. New AVX is really something else. Long off the tee, very soft and what you'd expect from a premium Titleist ball around the greens. Really interested to see where this ball will fall in line with the 1/1X. Possibly their new flagship?? Anyone had a chance to try it? For now, its only available in Arizona, California and Florida as a test market. Here's a look inside the ball at the 3-piece layer construction:
  8. Official Mizuno JPX 900 Iron Review Severtheties Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3 Jlukes Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3 Carolina Golfer 2 Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3 yungkory Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3
  9. OFFICIAL FORUM MEMBER REVIEWS ODYSSEY O-WORKS PUTTERS Sluggo42 Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3 Kardboard.Kid Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3 STUDque Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3 Golfspy Meyer Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3
  10. About me. 57 year old very keen golfer that's played competitive golf for 17 years. During the summer playing at least 4 rounds a week with A CONGU handicap of 7.8. I have worked in the Electronics industry for 35 years designing and developing Integrated Circuits for Smart Phones, GPS devices, Digital TV, etc. I'm a bit of a technophile with my 1st experience of GPS rangefinders going back to the Skycaddie 2.5 in 2008. I now own Skycaddie Touch, Garmin Approach G3, Bushnell Neo Ion so I have a pretty good idea of the capability on the market. Having just bought a new set of Srixon Z565 irons and hitting them longer than my old AP1s, I specifically bought the Shot Scope v2 to help me gain confidence with distance on each club and this review is based on 27 rounds over the last 6 weeks Purchasing: Ordering on-line was easy and efficient, but there always seems to be deals on where you get 10, 15% discount by entering a discount code. I ended up paying £205 with a 10% discount. Box arrived 2 days later. Packaging was robust. Physical appearance of watch: Comparing it to the Bushnell Neo it is larger and a bit more cumbersome, which I would assume is to accommodate the RFID electronics. The micor-USB connector is on the back which can be a little awkward to insert the cable. Aesthetically it does look a bit bulky. Getting Started: 1st task is to connect to my PC and get the courses downloaded. The cable that came with the watch didn't seem to be a good fit in to the micro-USB port and kept disconnecting from the PC. I ended up using the one from my Skycaddie. The app downloaded and flagged that a software updated was required prior to course download which took about 15 minutes. The app interface was clear and intuitive. Next was setting up the RFID tags in the clubs, this was straight forward except for my putter which has Superstroke Countercore grip so I couldn't screw in the tag directly. Instructions read off for my 1st round. 1st niggle is that when not in GPS or tracking mode i.e. Standby you get no time readout just a big V2 in the middle of the screen. On Course Use: I play a lot of golf in the evenings, get to the course at about 6pm and play until the light or the weather deteriorates. So I carry and use spikeless shoes so I can park and get on the 1st tee in under 5 minutes. In order for the watch to have found the satellites and initialised this means I have to enable as soon as I get out the car for it to be ready on the 1st tee. I'm long sited and effectively require separate prescriptions for distance and reading. For golf I only wear distance glasses but found the display clear and easy to read. Time font was a bit small but manageable with my old eyesight and no worse that other rangefinders. GPS measurements, I had my trustee Skycaddie with me and the differences on most holes were insignificant to green centre but to front and back and hazards they could vary. One extreme is the hazard not being there or to the front being a couple of yards out. This also came up in putting stats when I was doing my post analysis. i.e it would think I was off the green for a putt when I was a yard on. The recording pin position and number of putts is something you get use to and there isn't any other way to record this so click and on you go. Next niggle, lost ball, the user manual does not cover the menu function or hazards so i muddle through. On checking back on the website the online version doesn't cover them either you need to go into some of the Q&A areas of the website. Round finished time to Sync. I have an iPhone 6, Bluetooth connectivity was really easy, enable the watch, bring up the app, connect, sync. Comparing this to the Skycaddie which I've always found to be unreliable. Data Analysis: The App gives basic high level info but for the detailed analysis you need to log into the website, I use both PC and iPad for this. Logging in you get a detailed view of the round/rounds you have played with a satellite view of every shot recorded. The RFID tag detection can be a little unreliable so occasionally it will not id a club or shot for me this is 2 or 3 strokes a round. The user manual does state that taking a few practise swings may help this but I usually take one practice then hit. While the round is fresh in memory it is best to go and edit this. I usually go into the round at the 1st hole and just check the data by cycling through the round, then save. It asks you for what tee you played off before you save. I found editing a round on PC easy but on the iPad painful due to the precision (zoom) of the maps and the size of my finger. As mentioned above I bought this so I can analyse how far and well I hit individual clubs, the data analysis does not have the flexibility to do this which is abit of a pain. The performance/tee shots is as close as it gets which gives me a good breakdown mainly of my driver with distance and dispersion and fairways hit but it doesn't do it as a general club performance menu. In the Tee Shots menu you can select individual shots and go to the round that generated it. This allows you identify outliers and correct I would also like to be able to control which shots are disregarded in the P.Avg and Avg settings. I hit my PW 130 yds my stats at the moment say my longest and average are 133yds and my P.Avg is 67. The short games analysis I like and find useful but can be distorted by lack of accuracy in the course map. It would also be useful if there was a way to add prevailing wind and ground conditions on post round data. At the moment down wind on bone dry fairways I'm hitting drives 320 yds come the winter it will be 180 yds on the same hole. Miscellaneous I had a few teething problems with the watch in my 1st few rounds where 2 rounds were not recorded at all. This seems to have resolved itself. After all the reviews online, I had high expectations for the product and was really frustrated by the loss of data and it not doing what I wanted it to do. Support has been good without excelling. Summary (6 out 10) A product that has potential but needs to polish the offering. Hardware can be unreliable and needs ruggedised. Software analysis can be the big differentiator but needs to be more feature rich. It is only usable on the golf course i.e. can't use it as a watch like other GPS watches Will I keep using it, yes and probably move on the Bushnell Neo Ion.
  11. Hi guys When playing a super golf course and having that great feeling, I would like to share it with all my fellow golfers all over the world and vice versa I would like to see som reviews on golf courses from others. I made this site rating golf courses http://www.blogmand.dk/golf/ - It's mobile friendly, so when you just finished the course it's easy to upload som pictures and rate it in about 1-2 minutes. Hope some of you will try it out and write back with ideas to make the site better Take a look at this great course, La Zagaleta Club de Campo (Malaga, spain) http://www.blogmand.dk/blog/119/golf-review-la-zagaleta-club-de-campo
  12. OFFICIAL SHOT SCOPE REVIEW Kanoito - Stage 1 - Stage 2 - Stage 3 Evershady - Stage 1 - Stage 2 - Stage 3 Orange Hog - Stage 1 - Stage 2 - Stage 3 Downlowkey - Stage 1 - Stage 2 - Stage 3 Visit Shot Scopes website HERE Visit Shot Scopes Facebook HERE Visit Shot Scopes Twitter HERE Visit Shot Scopes Instagram HERE
  13. UE BLAST: A BOOM with a Bonus https://www.ultimateears.com/en-us/wireless-speakers/blast.html Ultimate Ears for Ultimate Bluetooth Audio Time and time again, I have been impressed with Ultimate Ears speakers. Those of you who have followed along with the speaker reviews, or checked out my audio addendum thread, know that my love and respect for the tune delivery of UE speakers is based upon not one or two models, but SIX MODELS. From the ROLL to the WONDERBOOM, these speakers are the gold standard portable audio units for me, by quite a large margin. Today, we add a seventh model to the review set, the UE BLAST. With the BLAST, Ultimate Ears brings their superior audio delivery to the world of smart speakers. Not only are we looking at a speaker that will pair with your phone through Bluetooth, but also one that has the potential to do so much more through the power of Amazon’s Alexa wireless connectivity. Audio First For me, the most important thing to address first is sound quality. I really don’t care what else a speaker can do if lousy sound quality makes me not want to listen to it. I am happy to say, and not a bit surprised, that the UE BLAST has UE BOOM audio prowess. This speaker delivers the same rich, 360° sound that the UE BOOM and MEGABOOM speakers are known for producing. Bass is deep, perhaps not trunk-rattling, but like the other UE speakers, the BLAST delivers more bass than one would expect from a small speaker. You can see from the family photo that the BLAST is not quite the same size as the BOOM. My guess is that UE needed just a little more room to house the Alexa-enabling hardware. Regardless, we are still looking at cup-holder portability. The BLAST will have an easy ride along in your golf cart, or in the drink holder on your pushcart. The on-unit controls are just like those found on the other UE speakers. You control volume with the larger + and – buttons, with power and pairing controlled by the buttons on the top. The BLAST charges with the included USB cable and outlet adapter. Additionally, keeping with the BOOM design, the BLAST is equipped with a carabiner-friendly D-Ring on its base. That D-Ring allows you to attach the BLAST to just about anything, but it also can be removed to enable a new way to charge the speaker. UE Power-Up The UE Power-Up system is new to the UE BLAST (and MEGABLAST) line. Once you swap out the original D-Ring for the one included in the Power-Up package, you can now charge the BLAST by setting it on the Power-Up base. This will allow the UE BLAST to become a more permanent digital appliance, though it can be moved off of the base easily enough. This does ensure that the BLAST will always be charged and available, and charging no longer requires flipping open the charging port and attaching the cable. Plus, it’s pretty hard to forget to charge the speaker if you have a charging base to put it away on. All in all, the BLAST audio is just like BOOM audio, and for me, that’s a really good thing. The only real negative sound-wise with the UE BLAST is that it cannot pair with the other UE speakers in the PartyUp section of the UE BOOM app. Sadly, the BLAST must party solo. Hopefully this is something that can be fixed with a software/firmware update down the road, allowing the BLAST to join the party too. Getting to the Point: The BLAST is SMART If all we had to look at was the audio of the BLAST, I can see where one would wonder about why UE would release the BLAST when we already have the BOOM. To put it simply, the UE BLAST is smarter than the BOOM. Smart speakers are really starting to take hold in the marketplace. I think that Apple’s iPhone Siri function is likely responsible for introducing consumers to the concept of voice control. Now, two of the tech biggies, Google and Amazon, are pushing the voice-control envelope, ideally pushing it right into your living room. The UE BLAST gets its “smarts” through Amazon, thus making your new digital assistant Alexa just a spoken “Alexa” away. When it comes to voice command, I’m kind of old school. I don’t use Siri much, and I definitely did not have a smart speaker in the house before the BLAST arrived. As such, I went into the whole smart speaker thing bright-eyed and blank-slated. As a long-time Amazon Prime user, I was most excited about using the BLAST to access Prime Music without the necessity of a cell phone intermediate. “Alexa play...” was the first command issued to the BLAST, and then the music began to play. If you use Amazon Music, the Alexa interaction is very seamless. IHeartRadio and Tunein are also supported over wifi, but the real killer app is Amazon Music. They even hook you up with three months of Amazon Unlimited when you sign-in with the BLAST app. Yes, you will need to download an app on your phone to get everything connected and the BLAST running, but after that, BLAST can fly solo. You can use the voice control to play specific songs, artists, and Amazon Music Stations (my favorite). Communication is easy, and Alexa does a pretty good job of understanding you, though when I ask for The Smiths, she always sends me to Sam Smith. What's wrong with The Smiths, Alexa? You can also adjust volume, skip songs, repeat songs, play, and pause all just by asking Alexa to do so. It’s actually more convenient than I expected, especially when doing something that is occupying your hands, like typing. As for what else Alexa can do for me, that I’m still exploring, and I think that it’s expanding as well. Here is a LINK to the Alexa part of Amazon. If you scroll to the bottom, you can see more of the things that you can do with Alexa, from ordering an Uber, to controlling the lights and thermostat in your house (add on products required). As I mentioned before, I’m new to smart speaker land, and I don’t know exactly what Alexa’s job description will ultimately look like. I think that it will take some time to move from a phone-based wireless interface to the voice-based one from Alexa. It is cool though to see the technology, and capabilities develop. Check that link above. You really can do a lot of stuff with Alexa! BLAST vs. BOOM vs. Amazon “Other” The MSRP on the UE BLAST is $229.99, coming in at $30 over the BOOM 2’s MSRP and more than that when you check the BOOM 2 prices on Amazon and Best Buy. Alexa hardware can be had for as low as $30 for an Echo Dot. So is the BLAST worth it? That’s really up to you and what you want to use it for. If you have neither speaker, nor Alexa hardware, the BLAST is right there price-wise. Remember too that the speaker will work just like the other UE speakers too. That’s a huge plus if you don’t have one yet. If you are on the fence about the whole smart speaker thing, maybe saving the money to just get a BOOM 2 is the way to go. If you just want to chat with Alexa and hear music through her tiny speaker, go with the cheap Amazon device. Anyway, the UE BLAST is a solid marriage of the UE high-quality audio and Amazon Alexa’s smart-speaker platform. I’m curious to see if the whole smart-speaker thing really becomes an integral part of our daily lives or not. If not, you’ll still be left with a great speaker. Specifications: UE BLAST Smart Speaker 360 SOUND · Maximum Sound Level: 90 dBC · Frequency Range: 90Hz - 20kHz · Drivers: Two 35mm active drivers and two 81mm x 39mm passive radiators. HANDS-FREE VOICE CONTROL · Amazon Alexa built-in for hands-free voice on Wi-Fi, both at home or on-the-go. BLAST / MEGABLAST is a standalone Alexa enabled device and does not require an Echo or Dot. FAR-FIELD VOICE RECOGNITION · Multiple microphones with beam forming technology and noise cancellation enable a smooth far field voice recognition and control experience. POWER · Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery for up to 12 hours of battery life.* COMPATIBILITY · Requires a Wi-Fi router with 802.11 a,b,g, or n for first time setup. Audio Playback supported for Bluetooth® devices with advanced audio distribution profile (A2DP). WIRELESS CAPABILITIES · Dual-band Wi-Fi supports 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4 and 5 GHz) networks · Bluetooth - Pair up to 8 Bluetooth® enabled source devices. · Wi-Fi range: 100m / 330ft · Bluetooth range: 45m / 150ft SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS · Wi-Fi network and a compatible Android or iOS mobile device required. Minimum OS requirements are iOS 10.2 or Android 5.0. Certain skills and services may require subscription or other fees. When tethering to a mobile device hotspot, standard data rates may apply. WATERPROOF · IP67 waterproof and dustproof. BLAST can be immersed in liquid up to 1m for up to 30 minutes.
  14. First off let me say this is in no way affiliated with the testers that were chosen in one of the forum testing opportunities. This is just my review of my new gamers. Background I have been playing golf for about 20 + years off and on. I started when I was around 15. I have taken periods off like years at a time depending on my situation. I recently started back and my irons at the time were Titleist 704CBs that I had bought used off of eBay about 8 or 9 years before. I went out with my younger brother about 2 months ago, he had been wanting to play for months before that. Truthfully I played terribly, I shot around 120…no joke…I am serious. When I played regularly while stationed in Hawaii 6 years or so ago, I consistently shot 90 so I was a bogey golfer. So when I bought these irons I would have to say that my handicap was about 20 give or take. We will discuss where it is now later in the post. I decided to get a fitting a my local pro shop. I called made an appointment and decided to go with Ping for the fitting. Honestly, I always wanted some Ping clubs because of their perceived forgiveness and the fact that they hold their value. The pro took some measurements prior to our fitting session. He had a basic idea of what dot color I was going to need. Ping used a color coded system for all of their fittings. We then headed out to the range.I hit a number of shots with my 704CBs. Then we began the fitting. He asked some basic questions like what look I preferred. I have never been in to clunky looking irons even if they do improve your game. I wanted a thin top line and as much forgiveness as I could get. He immediately said that he thought with my swing and my preferences that the I200 would suit me quite well. He said that the AWT 2.0 would fit me nicely. He actually helped me by making a few adjustments to my swing during the fitting process. From the first strike I could tell the difference. The weight of the I200 with the AWT shaft improved my overall tempo. It felt lighter than my True Temper S300 704CB. The lighter combination helped my swing speed. We didn’t have a Trackman or anything, but I was hitting the I200 7-iron around 165 compared to my previous 704CB 7-iron distance of 150. I gained roughly 15 yards of distance and the forgiveness was amazing. On the 704CB, even though technically a cavity back, every slight mishit was a jolt to the hands. The I200 however was much less painful. I can feel my mishits but I am not penalized as badly as before. We settled on the Red Dot after hitting with impact tape and the lie board. I was striking it dead center ever swing. I could even see the difference in my divots. My shot shape with my previous iron set, when I played great, was a slight draw which I liked and with the new I200s I was getting that shape with ease. First Impressions My overall first impression was I loved the finish on these irons, its like a pearl satin coating. The top line isn’t the thinnest, but it isn’t clunky by any means. As with all of Ping’s irons, the bottom groove is white which I think may help with alignment. When you look at the iron, you can tell it is of top quality. The sole is wider than blades and the leading edge looks like it will cruise though the turf with ease. It reminds me of one of the TaylorMade irons from a while back, can’t remember which one exactly. Performance This is where this iron truly shines. I practiced a couple of times on the range after my new irons came in. Honestly the first time out, I didn’t hit them that well. I was feeling like I made a mistake with the purchase. My first round with these in the bag went quite well. I was still getting used to the feel and the yardage differences but I posted a solid 88 total score. Here are the stats collected using The Grint App (highly recommended!!) I really can’t compare this to anything prior, but my overall feeling was that I was striking the ball pretty good, I hit a lot of greens even on my mishits so the forgiveness in these irons was really helping me. My GIR that day was 44%, but I must tell you that when I did miss a green it wasn’t by much. My chipping and putting really killed me that day. The following week I took a short game lesson from the same pro that fitted me for the irons. I had two 45 minute practice sessions that week along with the 30 minute lesson. My next round was on a Friday after work, can’t beat $21 twilight golf. The practice and lesson really paid off here. The score is below. My GIR improved to 50% and I was really starting to get a good feel of these clubs. My score went down by 7 shots and it had a lot to do with my short game lesson. I went about two weeks later after work. I practiced once that week for 45 minutes. An important note here is that I am not hitting driver off the tee. Honestly I am scared to at this point. I haven’t been hitting the driver very well in the practice sessions and thus am hitting 2, 3, or 4 hybrid on each hole. I am putting it in the fairway consistently. You can see the scorecard below. My GIR improved to 67% and I improved my score by 1 stroke. I was starting to get some confidence with the irons through the practice sessions and really working on my tempo. I also started thinking more about strategy during this round. I am starting to plan my shot selections based on the hole back to the tee. There are a couple of yardages that I have the most confidence in and I am trying to get chances at those yardages. I am aiming at the middle of the green on most approach shots. My misses are ending up on the greens because of where I am aiming. An important note here is I started to hit driver during this round selectively some good and some bad. I didn’t practice this past week but went out and played on a whim on Wednesday. The wind was howling into my face and I didn’t warm up on the range prior to the round. Truthfully by the second hole I wished I had hit a small bucket of balls. My 2nd hole PAR 3, I ended up plugged in the right hand bunker. I didn’t know what to do with that at all. Subsequently, I quadruple bogeyed that hole. Instead of getting upset and letting it bother me, I focused on settling down and really seeing the ball being struck. I finished the round very strong. See the score card below. My GIR ended up being 61% but as you can see once I let the club do the work and settle down at the turn my GIR was 89% on the back 9. I hit driver on every hole I could this round and this left me with approach shots of distances I was comfortable with. I didn’t go after every flag, but the streak of 4 birdies in a row was because I was flag hunting. My confidence in my iron play is really growing. I really feel that these irons are the reason. The swing weight combined with the forgiveness is leading to much better consistency. Value & Likelihood of purchase I am not going to say the value is that great. These irons are top level irons. The price is pretty standard with other companies that are in the market. Maybe they are a little less than offerings from Callaway and Titleist so maybe there is some value there. I purchased them so likelihood of purchase is a 10…lol. I would definitely buy them again. I think if you hit them at your local fitter or at a demo day you will agree. I also think that the value is there because most other companies are offering forged clubs in this segment which don’t hold up nearly as well as cast so these irons will last me a very long time. I am thinking 10 years of play so in my book that is a great value. I regularly see Ping irons from way back on eBay and even know of people that still pay with PING ZINGS, EYE 2s and the rest. Overall Ratings & Final Thoughts My overall ratings are as follows: Performance (60 of 60 points), Looks and Feel (20 of 25 points) and Likelihood of Purchase (15 points). The question here is pretty simple will this make the bogey golfer a better player. I give that a resounding YES!!! Now these irons are expensive and if you are on a tight budget then it will be tough to get. These cost $875 with 5-UW included in my set. I am only saying that for my game, these irons are definitely the reason I have seen my scores drop so rapidly. The looks and forgiveness are the main contributors to the success I have had. I hope you enjoyed this quick write up. I know a lot of you are looking at new irons and wanted to give you my perspective. My handicap is now trending toward 7.2 and these irons are the reason. Let me know what you think. Thanks for reading.
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  16. TESTERS WANTED - APPLY NOW We are looking for 10 MyGolfSpy Forum members to test the Super Stroke TX1 club grips. Many of you have tried Super Stroke putter grips and now they are making a play to get on the rest of the clubs in your bag. The Super Stroke TX1 is a multi-material grip, with the upper section being soft, tacky cord and the bottom section being soft rubber. As usual, we're looking for readers who can put the grips through their paces and be willing to write coherently about your experience and provide good quality photographs. To apply for testing, reply to this thread with the following information: Your handicap What grip you are currently playing How often you regrip your clubs Why you would be an awesome grip tester This testing is open to those in the Continental US. If selected, you will receive a full set of 13 Super Stroke TX1 club grips. Good luck
  17. Ten MyGolfSpy forum members were chosen to test the new Super Stroke TX1 club grip. This thread contains their reviews.
  18. OFFICIAL TOM TOM GOLFER 2 GPS WATCH REVIEW GPS is becoming the go-to device for distance measurement. While laser gives you precise distance, the front/middle/back distances of the GPS units are a huge benefit. Follow along as our members review the Tom Tom Golfer 2 GPS watch to see how it stacks up against other devices. Golfzilla2069 Stage One Stage Two Stage Three Golfin Hoosier Stage One Stage Two Stage Three kmaygolf Stage One Stage Two Stage Three stroker Ace Stage One Stage Two Stage Three Let us know what you think! Visit Tom Toms website HERE Like Tom Tom on Facebook HERE Follow Tom Tom on Twitter HERE
  19. A disclaimer - I love a good gilet. Most of the time I wear a base layer, some mid-warm stuff + a gilet. It keeps you warm, it's a great top layer, it restricts movement less than a jacket, and you can still put your waterproofs over it. November - March I tend to wear them 9/10 times while playing so I thought I'll share my thoughts as to what and why. I've had quite a few from Nike, through UA to Ralph Lauren and Boss. First one I was using A LOT was a Galvin Green Insula. It was basically a comfortable fleece. But it was getting soaked within seconds when it was even a little drizzly so I thought 'Hey, I'll upgrade". So last year after again one too many beers I've bought more golf clothes. One of the items was Oscar Jacobson Caleb Vest RRP £110, but can be bought for £65 online in the UK. It's a great. Padded, windproof, water-repellant gilet. Now that the Interface-1 Galvin Green stuff came out, I thought I'll compare the 2. As their top-of-the range product it retails at £189.95. First thought - pockets. I got a little used to no pockets last year while wearing their Bruce jacket. The Logan has 1 chest pocket. It's good enough to keep a scorecard, pencil and a packet of cigarettes for me. So it kind of works. It's true to it's size guide - which is really good as I buy most stuff online and hate dealing with returns. It's a little ticker than the OJ but doesn't add any weight or bulk. Which I like. And it wicks the sweat away great. The top of the gilet makes a difference. GGs collar when zipped up is more comfortable to wear. And when carrying your bag, the strap doesn't slide down your shoulder. Which for me makes it alone worth the money, as the 'sliding shoulder' even when carrying the bag down the street annoys me to no end. https://www.instagram.com/p/Beux8CThCLr Bottom line - they're both warm and comfortable. I like the style of GG a little more with the multi-material combos. GG is better in a few places I mentioned, the OJ zip also catches the fabric underneath A LOT. For me the price difference is justifiable as I will use it a lot. If you're an avid golfer I can recommend it without a doubt. 5/5 from me.
  20. OFFICIAL PING i200 IRON REVIEW Shankster - Stage 1 - Stage 2 - Stage 3 Dang3rtown - Stage 1 - Stage 2 - Stage 3 Mdumble21 - Stage 1 - Stage 2 - Stage 3 Opsimpson - Stage 1 - Stage 2 - Stage 3 Golfspy Bones - Stage 1 - Stage 2 - Stage 3 Visit Pings website HERE Visit Pings Facebook HERE Visit Pings Twitter HERE Visit Pings Instagram HERE
  21. OFFICIAL DST COMPRESSOR REVIEW Could this be the best training aid ever? Follow along with our members reviews to get the answer. 03trdblack Stage One Stage Two Stage Three MGoBlue100 Stage One Stage Two Stage Three Golfer Ken Stage One Stage Two Stage Three THEDOUGIEDOUG Stage One Stage Two Stage Three Let us know what you think! Visit DST Golfs website HERE Like DST Golf on Facebook HERE Follow DST Golf on Twitter HERE
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  25. Welcome to my first ever review thread. I apologize for it being it light on pictures, but I hope the content will inspire, educate, inform, and make you think a little bit. The real reason there aren't many picture is because I have no internet at my house and I'm posting this by staying late at work, perhaps pictures may follow when I get a chance. Me, The Golfer Male, Age 28, 5'11", a few extra pounds as my OK Cupid profile would say. I played golf in high school as was one of the better players in Central New York. Two time first team, one time second team all-league. Attempted to walk-on at D3 Oswego State, missed cut because my game left me and my brain was too weak to handle the pressure. Currently play once a week, practice a bit, won a club championship. Handicap back under single digits, but still a ways to go before I get back to where I was in High School, but I hope to get back to sub 5. Why Single Length? To me, I've always enjoyed hitting long irons, but like most I lacked the consistency to continually bag them. I attempted to go the hybrid route with my last iron set and found success, but they never really were my cup of tea. Too far going left on mishits (a common refrain). The single length set allowed me to add back my longer irons, while keeping consistency through the rest of the set. Plus, as someone who really embracing science the physics behind the idea made sense to me and gave me something I wanted to try. Lastly, I had never bought a set of major OEM irons, and when I heard Cobra was coming with this, I knew this was my chance. Trusting The Process First, I must state that without my working at Dick's Sporting Goods, this likely wasn't going to happen. When we got the demos of the F7 line, I was in there whenever I had a spare moment hitting the One Lenghts, getting comfortable with the idea of them. I took to the shorter irons and wedges very quickly, but the long irons were a touch tougher. Also, through working in the industry you are sometimes given the advantage to buy products at factory director pricing, and that was what happened here with Cobra. As a poor law school graduate it's a great way to get good stuff on the cheap. After hitting the irons for nearly 3 months I was ready to go forward. Self Taught Fitting Again, the advantage for working for a big box store, you learn how to do standard fittings. That was all I needed for this I was coming from a set of Nickent 6DX combos, not a bad set of irons, but I bought them off the rack after my original purchase fell through due to lack of stock. First, the irons needed to be +1 upright. Second was finding the right shaft. I had thought between the KBS Tours and the TT XP line. I wanted a good feeling shaft and the numbers on both these were close. However, the launch angle of the KBS Tour R+ combined with the slightly higher weight led to that being the choice. The other issue was at the high end of the bag on gapping. The 5 in the set is 23*, the 6 is 26*. With the steel shafts there were carrying too close and finishing too close to validate having them both. So, I did as any mad scientist would. I bent the 5 iron one degree strong, and put a graphite shaft in it to get more speed. It's more my 4.5 iron, but it works. Top it off with the sweet Ace Crossline Blue grips and we had a winner. Playing Under Pressure So, now to the meat of the issue, how did these bad boys perform? The answer would be like I expected. Now, I know no club is a cure all for any swing flaw or lack of practice, but there is little doubt that these clubs have aided my game. I've played 6 tournament rounds this season, my average score has been just over 79 and that's with minimum practice time and really only playing like once a week. The consistency of having to swing only one swing is something that I think would benefit most golfers. My weird 4.5 iron has been a great club for me off the tee. I use it on long par 3's and to lay up on short par fours and I get around 185-200 out of it, exactly the numbers I'm looking for. I will say though, it hasn't been great as a non driving iron. Luckily I don't have shots that I need to cover that distance at most courses because I'm long enough off the tee, but that's one of the few weaknesses. The biggest surprise has been my wedge play. Full swing wedges are an absolute joy to play. It's almost like point and click with these things. That was the part of this I was not expecting. I've been able to open them up and play lengthy flop shots, hit good half and three quarter pitches, and full swings are fantastic as well. It has been such a revelation that I am removing my standard length 60* wedge this upcoming season for a One length wedge. Chipping with them is no problem and controlling ball flight is the same. The other irons all perform as well, but as they are close enough to their regular lengths with only slight variation, I was expecting that to be honest. Across the board I would say that I'm around maybe a quarter to a half club longer through the bag, perhaps from achieving more optimum flight and better spin rates, or just because of my swing being more consistent. I've always been a good short iron player, but adding that consistency to my wedge game and seeing some better results from the long irons has really improved my game to the point where I've knocked two shotts off my handicap with limited play and practice this year. As time goes on I'm certain that I will be getting even better results as I continue to play and get more accustomed to these clubs. Final Thoughts In the end, I believe that the single length iron trend is more than a gimmick. Yes, I understand that they will not be for everyone, but what set of clubs is? I would say for someone looking for... say it with me... more consistency in your swing, they are a great choice, but you need to commit to the idea. This is not the way golf clubs were designed before and they are a fundamental shift, but if you can get on board and get comfortable with them, they can been an absolute boon to your game.
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