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24 minutes ago, ncwoz said:

Nope! Well, I guess kinda. For shoes I just wear around I usually go 12.5 for a little extra room, but athletic shoes I like a more snug fit. I had 12s in the previous Adidas I had (which I think Adidas runs a tad on the small side) and went with 12s for the Inesis and like the fit. I'd probably just say if you find yourself caught between sizes go up a half, but they seem really similar to the Adidas sizing to me.

awesome thanks man !

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:cobra-small: F9 SpeedBack Black Grey Fairway Wood 5  :Fuji: ATMOS Tour Spec Blue 7 shaft

:taylormade-small: 3 Rescue Hybrid

:ping-small:  4 G Crossover

:mizuno-small: JPX 900 Hot Metal 5 - GW OBAN CT-100 Hard Step S Shafts  

:ping-small:   Glide 2.0 SS Wedges 54 & 58 

:taylormade-small: TP Red White Ardmore Putter

:Arccos: All clubs use Arccos 

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Honmas arrived. More pics in my fitting thread

To follow up on one of my teases from the other day. PXG Proto X 9 degree Evenflow Blue 5.5  

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Callaway MAVRIK MAX 3 - wood
Callaway Big Bertha 2019  4 & 5 hybrid 
Tommy Armour 845 MAX 6 - GW Irons
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Just picked up two Vokey SM8 wedges, 52*F & 58*M to replace a couple of CBX wedges I just went to after playing MD's the last few years.

It's funny, I love the look of a "bigger" head on an iron, but as soon as I put the CBX wedges in my bag, I knew it was a mistake. I could've lived with the 52* as a full swing club, but the 58* is the club I use from greenside bunkers. It just looked too big, and had too much(?) bounce for the hard compacted sand I usually play out of. I just never felt comfortable with it, and the results weren't good either. 

I know that's a "me" thing, because almost everyone I know who plays the CBX wedges loves them, they just weren't for me. Oh well, onward and upward with the Vokeys…. 

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Driver     :callaway-small: Epic Max 10.5* Cypher 5.0

Fairway  :titelist-small: TS2 16.5* Kuro Kage R

Hybrids  :titelist-small: TS2 19* & 21* Kuro Kage R

Irons       PXG  0211 5-GW MMT 70

Wedges :titelist-small: Vokey SM7 52F & 58-M

Putter    :titelist-small: :scotty-small: Newport 2.0 33.5"

Bag       :titelist-small: Hybrid 5 stand or :1590477705_SunMountain: 2.5+

Extras   :yes-small: Tracy 33.5” 

              :ping-small: G400 Max 9.0* Alta CB

             

 

 

 

 

 

              

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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I know this is that what did you buy lately thread, but after wearing my spiked shoes for a few rounds, I don't see a reason to ever buy spikeless again.

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Follow my golf journey to break into the 80s

Current tester for the Titleist TSi Driver

Spring 2020 MGS Tester for the Fujikura Motore X Shaft

Updated 12/27/2020
Driver:titelist-small: TSi 2 - Graphite Design AD-XC 6S
Hybrids:taylormade-small: SIM Max 3H, 4H - Matrix Ozik 85S
Irons:srixon-small: ZX5 5 - PW - Nippon Modus 120 S
Wedges: :cleveland-small: CBX 2 54, CBX Full Face 58 - KBS Hi-Rev S
Putter:  :EVNROLL: ER2
 

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4 hours ago, ole gray said:

 


How ya liking your CBX2?


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Jury is still out on the CBX2.  Need more time with it. 

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:cobra-small:  Bio Cell 3/4w, Project X PXV 6.0s

:cobra-small:  AMP 3h 19deg.  Aldila RIP 70 R

:cobra-small:  King Utility 4i, UST Recoil 780 ES SmacWrap S 

:mizuno-small:         JPX 825 Pro forged 5-PW.  TT Dynalite Gold R300

:cleveland-small:      CBX-2 50/11 

:taylormade-small:   ATV 56/16deg 

Putter:            Walter Hagen MS-2 with a nice Wynn grip.   

:Arccos:  Caddie for tracking.     

:bridgestone-small: Tour B-X / RX balls

 

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4 hours ago, dlow206 said:

I know this is that what did you buy lately thread, but after wearing my spiked shoes for a few rounds, I don't see a reason to ever buy spikeless again.

Especially where you live, where I assume it is often wet? I couldn't imagine playing in wet conditions in spikeless shoes. I've slipped a couple of times in my downswing when wearing spikeless when it has been barely damp.

 

I didn't know it was wedge month, you folks have been busy!

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3w/5w: :titelist-small: TSi2 Tensei AV Raw Blue 75S

4h: :mizuno-small: CLK 22* Hybrid Tensei CK Pro Blue 80HY S

Irons 5-PW: :mizuno-small: JPX 919 Forged Nippon Modus 3 Tour 105 S

Wedges: :cleveland-small: RTX Zipcore Tour Rack 50, 54, 58 Modus 3 115 Wedge

Putter: L.A.B. DF 2.1, 34.5", BGT Stability Tour, 71* lie angle, Press II 3* Grip

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25 minutes ago, yungkory said:

Especially where you live, where I assume it is often wet? I couldn't imagine playing in wet conditions in spikeless shoes. I've slipped a couple of times in my downswing when wearing spikeless when it has been barely damp.

 

I didn't know it was wedge month, you folks have been busy!

Yes, very wet in the fall and winter months. And my home course is very hilly as well. 

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Current tester for the Titleist TSi Driver

Spring 2020 MGS Tester for the Fujikura Motore X Shaft

Updated 12/27/2020
Driver:titelist-small: TSi 2 - Graphite Design AD-XC 6S
Hybrids:taylormade-small: SIM Max 3H, 4H - Matrix Ozik 85S
Irons:srixon-small: ZX5 5 - PW - Nippon Modus 120 S
Wedges: :cleveland-small: CBX 2 54, CBX Full Face 58 - KBS Hi-Rev S
Putter:  :EVNROLL: ER2
 

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18 hours ago, ole gray said:

 


How ya liking your CBX2?


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Greenside, the CBX2 has been performing just as good as any other wedge.  Except it's new, so the ball is checking up a pinch more.   I've had some good up and down's with it. 

 

On pitches from 40-80 yds, I have been all over the place.  Not sure yet if that is more me than the club.  Last few times out I've had a ton of shanks, with every club... so it's probably more me.  I'm probably just missing the middle, so I don't have my distance dialed yet. 😉

 

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:cobra-small:  AMP 3h 19deg.  Aldila RIP 70 R

:cobra-small:  King Utility 4i, UST Recoil 780 ES SmacWrap S 

:mizuno-small:         JPX 825 Pro forged 5-PW.  TT Dynalite Gold R300

:cleveland-small:      CBX-2 50/11 

:taylormade-small:   ATV 56/16deg 

Putter:            Walter Hagen MS-2 with a nice Wynn grip.   

:Arccos:  Caddie for tracking.     

:bridgestone-small: Tour B-X / RX balls

 

2019: Tested Golf Pride Tour Velvet Plus 4 grips, Tested Lynx Black Cat 5-PW  

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And in a classic club 'ho move... ordered a new set of irons during a summer sale - untested and .. yes .. unfitted-for (..i know, i know .. maybe next season...) ... and to top it off, put 'em into the bag and started playing them - no range preview, no side by side test vs the incumbents. I've been liking the new irons, but wasn't 100% confident in my impulsiveness, and finally got both sets to the range yesterday - and quickly decided that I'd actually made a good equipment decision for once!

Old: Apex CF16
New: PXG 0211

Interestingly, the stock specs (L-L-L) are identical (offsets differ slightly) but the 0211s are a little more GI which is what I need. Yes, I saw a little more distance with them but the biggest positive comparison was the dispersion - the 0211s with the MMT shaft (stabilized tip) seem to be way, way better for me. Also feel like I have a little more confidence with the 0211's 6i, so we'll see if I can start hitting that one effectively out on the course.

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WITB of an "aspiring"  😉 play-ah ...
..Tour Edge Exotics EXS 3W/HL (17*) and EXS 7W (both Tensei CK Blue)
..Callaway Super Hybrid 23 (PX Catalyst) and Big Bertha 19 5H (Recoil ZTR)
..PXG 0211 6i-GW (Mitsubishi MMT) 
..Cleveland CBX2 54 and CBX 60 (both Rotex graphite)
..Evnroll ER5 (33", 385g, P2 Reflex Tour)
..all in a Datrek bag on a Bag Boy Quad XL push an MGI Zip Navigator electric cart.

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On 8/22/2020 at 9:22 PM, revkev said:

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A new Bag Boy pushcart.

NICE!!! Use it in good health 👍

Looks like the bag sits really upright in there - that's a nice feature! 

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WITB of an "aspiring"  😉 play-ah ...
..Tour Edge Exotics EXS 3W/HL (17*) and EXS 7W (both Tensei CK Blue)
..Callaway Super Hybrid 23 (PX Catalyst) and Big Bertha 19 5H (Recoil ZTR)
..PXG 0211 6i-GW (Mitsubishi MMT) 
..Cleveland CBX2 54 and CBX 60 (both Rotex graphite)
..Evnroll ER5 (33", 385g, P2 Reflex Tour)
..all in a Datrek bag on a Bag Boy Quad XL push an MGI Zip Navigator electric cart.

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And in a classic club 'ho move... ordered a new set of irons during a summer sale - untested and .. yes .. unfitted-for (..i know, i know .. maybe next season...) ... and to top it off, put 'em into the bag and started playing them - no range preview, no side by side test vs the incumbents. I've been liking the new irons, but wasn't 100% confident in my impulsiveness, and finally got both sets to the range yesterday - and quickly decided that I'd actually made a good equipment decision for once!
Old: Apex CF16
New: PXG 0211
Interestingly, the stock specs (L-L-L) are identical (offsets differ slightly) but the 0211s are a little more GI which is what I need. Yes, I saw a little more distance with them but the biggest positive comparison was the dispersion - the 0211s with the MMT shaft (stabilized tip) seem to be way, way better for me. Also feel like I have a little more confidence with the 0211's 6i, so we'll see if I can start hitting that one effectively out on the course.

Well there’s an interesting impulse buy!
Good luck, hope they will be your magic bullet


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Driver; Titleist TSi2, Kuro Kage 50 gr R2

5 Wood; Cally Steelhead 

5 Hybrid; Cally Steelhead, Hazardous Vista Pro R2

Irons; Ping G710 6-GW, Recoil 460 R2

Putter; Waaay too many to list

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7 minutes ago, Rickp said:


Well there’s an interesting impulse buy!
Good luck, hope they will be your magic bulletemoji106.png

Hah, thx!
But (and dare I admit here within this thread!) the real magic bullet for me is more lessons ... next one is this coming Friday!

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WITB of an "aspiring"  😉 play-ah ...
..Tour Edge Exotics EXS 3W/HL (17*) and EXS 7W (both Tensei CK Blue)
..Callaway Super Hybrid 23 (PX Catalyst) and Big Bertha 19 5H (Recoil ZTR)
..PXG 0211 6i-GW (Mitsubishi MMT) 
..Cleveland CBX2 54 and CBX 60 (both Rotex graphite)
..Evnroll ER5 (33", 385g, P2 Reflex Tour)
..all in a Datrek bag on a Bag Boy Quad XL push an MGI Zip Navigator electric cart.

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I didn’t really NEED balls just yet but, I just had to have some of the mustache pix so I ordered them. Interesting bit though. Package arrived with the mustache version right away but the pix version was not in the box. Emailed TM and they  were quick to respond and quick to get the pix shipped out. It was my first order from TM and I am pleased with their service. 

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:callaway-small: FT Optiforce 3W, 5W

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Picked up a SeeMore True Center Blade today because I have zero restrain or self control. At least my wife told me to just put it in the basement and keep using the Scotty that I have not shot a round over 70 with it in my bag.

And yes, she is the smart one in the family.


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:callaway-small: Epic Max LS 10.5* AD TP 6x

:callaway-small: Rogue SZ 15* AD TP 7x

:callaway-small: Rogue SZ 18* AD MT 7x

PXG 0311X Gen 2 23* AD DI 95x

PXG 0311T Gen 3 5-6 KBS $ Taper 130

PXG 0311 ST 7 - PW KBS $ Taper 130

PXG 0311 Sugar Daddy 50/10 KBS $ Taper 130

PXG 0311 Sugar Daddy 54/10 & 58/07 TTDG TI S400

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47 minutes ago, ParFore74x said:

I didn’t really NEED balls just yet but, I just had to have some of the mustache pix so I ordered them. Interesting bit though. Package arrived with the mustache version right away but the pix version was not in the box. Emailed TM and they  were quick to respond and quick to get the pix shipped out. It was my first order from TM and I am pleased with their service. 

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I mustache you a question.... where did you find those?!

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While I am perfectly happy with my combo of Ping, Callaway and Wishon wedges I decided to order some Maltby TSW wedge heads to do a little testing. Already got friends asking me to build a few so they can try. Going to pair the first one with a 100gm Robin Arthur Extreme Spin wedge shaft. One of my favorite graphite wedge shafts. We'll see how it goes before building another. I have too many wedges. 🙂

 

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My new SIM Max D is now my old driver, and say hello to my little friend!

Mavric sub Zero !!

hahaI don't know what crawled up my uhhh pants leg, because the SIM was a solid fairway finder, really solid. BUT, it wasn't any longer that my Ping G400LST. And that club was already a fairway finder. SOOOOOoooooo, Enter the MAV... we shall see if its longer as I have quite a few holes where Ive hit numerous solid drives, and I'll know if Im longer rather quickly.

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:cobra-small: F8 5/6 wood on Aldila NxT GEN MLT R

:Hogan: Combo iron set -8,9,per Icon 5,6,7 PtxPro 4-UiHi on Recoil 780 ES f4 Stiff shafts (best clubs ever)

:benhogan-small: Equalizer 50°, 54°, 60° wedges on Recoil 780 f4

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2 minutes ago, Sluggo42 said:

My new SIM Max D is now my old driver, and say hello to my little friend!

Mavric sub Zero !!

hahaI don't know what crawled up my uhhh pants leg, because the SIM was a solid fairway finder, really solid. BUT, it wasn't any longer that my Ping G400LST. And that club was already a fairway finder. SOOOOOoooooo, Enter the MAV... we shall see if its longer as I have quite a few holes where Ive hit numerous solid drives, and I'll know if Im longer rather quickly.

That's what I am talking about, owning multiple drivers from the same current release year (SIM and Mavrik). That's the definition of belonging to CHA.

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Follow my golf journey to break into the 80s

Current tester for the Titleist TSi Driver

Spring 2020 MGS Tester for the Fujikura Motore X Shaft

Updated 12/27/2020
Driver:titelist-small: TSi 2 - Graphite Design AD-XC 6S
Hybrids:taylormade-small: SIM Max 3H, 4H - Matrix Ozik 85S
Irons:srixon-small: ZX5 5 - PW - Nippon Modus 120 S
Wedges: :cleveland-small: CBX 2 54, CBX Full Face 58 - KBS Hi-Rev S
Putter:  :EVNROLL: ER2
 

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On 9/2/2020 at 4:08 PM, cksurfdude said:

And in a classic club 'ho move... ordered a new set of irons during a summer sale - untested and .. yes .. unfitted-for (..i know, i know .. maybe next season...) ... and to top it off, put 'em into the bag and started playing them - no range preview, no side by side test vs the incumbents. I've been liking the new irons, but wasn't 100% confident in my impulsiveness, and finally got both sets to the range yesterday - and quickly decided that I'd actually made a good equipment decision for once!

Old: Apex CF16
New: PXG 0211

Interestingly, the stock specs (L-L-L) are identical (offsets differ slightly) but the 0211s are a little more GI which is what I need. Yes, I saw a little more distance with them but the biggest positive comparison was the dispersion - the 0211s with the MMT shaft (stabilized tip) seem to be way, way better for me. Also feel like I have a little more confidence with the 0211's 6i, so we'll see if I can start hitting that one effectively out on the course.

...and in an even more club ho move, I read your post last night about 1130pm. As if it was meant to be I had a tee time today at  True Blue, where the Dresser Academy is located, and he's the only PXG fitter within 100 miles of me. A normal person would have gotten there early and gotten fitted before ordering... not me though.  I placed my order (5-GW with the MMT regular over the phone after talking with the salesman first thing this morning... THEN I went and hit them. 🙄

Turns out the PXG guy and I got it right. 2* strong worked great at the range (it seems these have similar specs to PING G irons and I wanted the equivalent of their Power Specs). At the price PXG is selling these ($89.00 per club), heck, the MMC shafts sell for $60 each at Golf Works.

I'm so glad my demo with Sub 70 didn't work out (I'would've only been able to hit them in the KBS steel). I got a set of PXG's which will hold their value 10x better, I'd imagine, and I got to try them in every shaft!. 

Thank for the heads up! If we ever run into each other when I'm back up on the Island, the beer is on me!

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Driver     :callaway-small: Epic Max 10.5* Cypher 5.0

Fairway  :titelist-small: TS2 16.5* Kuro Kage R

Hybrids  :titelist-small: TS2 19* & 21* Kuro Kage R

Irons       PXG  0211 5-GW MMT 70

Wedges :titelist-small: Vokey SM7 52F & 58-M

Putter    :titelist-small: :scotty-small: Newport 2.0 33.5"

Bag       :titelist-small: Hybrid 5 stand or :1590477705_SunMountain: 2.5+

Extras   :yes-small: Tracy 33.5” 

              :ping-small: G400 Max 9.0* Alta CB

             

 

 

 

 

 

              

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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1 hour ago, dlow206 said:

That's what I am talking about, owning multiple drivers from the same current release year (SIM and Mavrik). That's the definition of belonging to CHA.

Eh... I think it should be a minimum requirement!

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Driver     :callaway-small: Epic Max 10.5* Cypher 5.0

Fairway  :titelist-small: TS2 16.5* Kuro Kage R

Hybrids  :titelist-small: TS2 19* & 21* Kuro Kage R

Irons       PXG  0211 5-GW MMT 70

Wedges :titelist-small: Vokey SM7 52F & 58-M

Putter    :titelist-small: :scotty-small: Newport 2.0 33.5"

Bag       :titelist-small: Hybrid 5 stand or :1590477705_SunMountain: 2.5+

Extras   :yes-small: Tracy 33.5” 

              :ping-small: G400 Max 9.0* Alta CB

             

 

 

 

 

 

              

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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