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1 hour ago, MattWillGolf said:

I picked up something to help on those tight driving holes that my often erratic driver puts me in the shrubbery. New Level Golf NLU-01 18*. A touch of color from a BB&F Co ferrule, a Kura Kage Black and a Golf Pride MCC +4 Align grip. Assembled by Jim McCleery at McGolf Custom Clubs.

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Love the BBF&Co...nice touch.

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Finally got all the boys together!!!  

So the first pieces to my Cobra RADSPEED One Length and unofficial CC5 participant showed up today.     

... Now that we are in the off season and the prices are dropping at premium Phoenix courses, I figured it was a good time to add a 3 wood. Sim2 Max with a Tensei Raw Blue shaft was the best performin

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1 hour ago, MattWillGolf said:

I picked up something to help on those tight driving holes that my often erratic driver puts me in the shrubbery. New Level Golf NLU-01 18*. A touch of color from a BB&F Co ferrule, a Kura Kage Black and a Golf Pride MCC +4 Align grip. Assembled by Jim McCleery at McGolf Custom Clubs.

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I've wanted to buy nice looking ferrules, but given that i do my own club work, i haven't completely mastered the fine art of turning ferrules. I can get them flush, but if there is some small imperfection in my work with the nice ferrules, it will continue to bother me lol

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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 4/27/2021
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 - Accra 95 icwt S
Wedges: :cleveland-small: CBX 2 54, CBX Full Face 58 - Nippon Modus 105 Wedge
Putter:  :odyssey-small: Two Ball Ten S Tour Lines - 31"
 

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13 hours ago, azstu324 said:

I've had the bag for a couple weeks and did an "unofficial" review on it.

I decided to give it some ink. If you're gonna get a tattoo, make sure that it means something and that you can live with it forever...

Oh.. and I guess I'm committed to the bag.


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the more I practice, the luckier I seem to get..
 

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Driver: :titelist-small: TSi3 10* Tensei AV Raw Blue

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

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 w/ BGT Stability Tour

Ball: :bridgestone-small: Tour B X

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Just had these dropped off by FedEx. That was fast!

 

 

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In my :mizuno-small: BR-D4 Stand Bag

:ping-small: G410 LST 9* VA Nemesys 65X
:ping-small: G410 LST 14.5* Tour AD DI 7X
:titelist-small: 818 H2 20* Tour AD DI 85X
:mizuno-small: MP20 HMB 4 Tour AD 95X
:mizuno-small: JPX 919 Tour 5-PW Oban CT 115 X(-)
:titelist-small: Vokey SM7 50F - 54S - 59D
:EVNROLL: ER1v
:titelist-small: ProV1
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1 hour ago, jlukes said:

Didn't buy anything today, but had all my irons and wedges spec'd out and bent back into the specs I was fit into.  Hadn't had them looked at since I got them almost 2 years ago. 

Most of the irons had gone flat over time, so had them bent back.

Love the idea - might have to do the same thing. 

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Driver:  image.png.3c6db1120d888f669e07d4a8f890b3f1.pngMavrik Sub Zero 9* (Set to 10) Ventus Blue 6X

2 Hybrid: :titelist-small: 818 H2 Hybrid Tensei Blue 80 X

3 Hybrid: :titelist-small: 818H2 Fujikura Atmos TS Blue 8X

4 Iron - Srixon ZX 23* Recoil F5

Irons 5-PW: :mizuno-small: MP 18 SC Dynamic Gold AMT X

Gap/Sand Wedge:  :titelist-small: Vokey SM6 49*  SM8 54* 

Lob Wedge:  image.png.3c6db1120d888f669e07d4a8f890b3f1.pngJaws 5 Wedge 58* DG Tour Issue Stiff

Putter:  image.png.cca2328f4144a299c795aa9b8f3bf677.png Inovai 6.0              :scotty-small: Pro Platinum Newport 2 35"  

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Got an Amazon giftcard, and turned it into some Footjoy rain gloves

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Driver (9°): :cobra-small: Speedzone (HZRDUS Smoke Green 70g X-Stiff shaft)

2 Hybrid (18°): :tour-edge: Exotics EXS Pro (Evenflow Black 6.5) (2020 MGS Official Review here)

3/Driving Iron (18°): :Hogan: UiHi Iron (KBS Tour V 110g shaft)

Irons (4-PW)  post-76102-0-38507100-1525284411_thumb.jpg TS-1's (KBS $-Taper 120g Stiff shafts)

Wedges (50°, 54° & 58°) post-76102-0-38507100-1525284411_thumb.jpg TSW Forged (Dynamic Gold S300)

Putter: :EVNROLL: ER2B (2019 MGS Official Review here)

Ball: :Snell: MTB-Black OR MAXFLI Tour OR TP5X

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14 minutes ago, juspoole said:

Love the idea - might have to do the same thing. 

Highly recommend it. Especially if you play forged irons and practice off mats like i do

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In my :mizuno-small: BR-D4 Stand Bag

:ping-small: G410 LST 9* VA Nemesys 65X
:ping-small: G410 LST 14.5* Tour AD DI 7X
:titelist-small: 818 H2 20* Tour AD DI 85X
:mizuno-small: MP20 HMB 4 Tour AD 95X
:mizuno-small: JPX 919 Tour 5-PW Oban CT 115 X(-)
:titelist-small: Vokey SM7 50F - 54S - 59D
:EVNROLL: ER1v
:titelist-small: ProV1
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10 minutes ago, jlukes said:

Highly recommend it. Especially if you play forged irons and practice off mats like i do

Had my Honmas done awhile back and after just one season the lies were off between .5-1.0 degrees.

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Driver: :cobra-small: King F9 Speedback, Xphlexxx Busa 2 Liquid, XX stiff, 45”

Fwy:  :callaway-small: Super Hybrid 17*, Aldila RIP Alpha 105 S, tipped 1”

Hybrid: :callaway-small: X2 Hot Pro, 20*, Graphite Design Tour AD-DI 105X

Irons: :honma:TR20 Tour P 4-10, :Nippon: Modus 130 stiff, +1”

Wedges: Vega VW-06 50*/54*/58*, Dynamic Gold S400

Putter:  :edel-golf-1: EAS 1.0

All clubs have :Arccos:  In the Winn Dri-Tac 2.0 Oversize grips

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15 minutes ago, jlukes said:

Highly recommend it. Especially if you play forged irons and practice off mats like i do

 

... jlukes on it as usual. If you play forged irons I think everyone should have their lofts/lies checked once a year. Either at the beginning or end of the year if you put your clubs away for winter. I have my own loft/lie machine and I am always amazed at how much specs change if you play a lot of golf. And if you have never had them checked it is an absolute must because coming from an OEM or off the shelf I can guarantee you that the lofts and lies are not on spec. I just received a Mizuno T20 58* wedge I ordered and it arrived at 57* and only 1* up instead of 2*. 

... When I was on staff with a major OEM I received irons with the 8 iron 1.5* strong and the 7 iron 1.5* weak so there was 1* of difference in loft. Had I not checked and adjusted them I would have been very confused as to why I was hitting my 8 and 7 very similar distances. 

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Driver:   TaylorMade SIM2 Max 10.5* ... Tensei Raw Blue 60R
Fairway:  TaylorMade SIM2 Max 15* ... Tensei Raw Blue 65R
                 Cobra SZ 18.5* ... Even Flow 75R
Utility:   TaylorMade DHy 19* ... Diamana Limited 65R
              Taylor Made RBZ Tour 21.5* ... Altus 85S
Irons:    4-Pw Cobra King Tour MIM ... Steelfiber 95R
Wedges:  Cobra Snakebite 50* ... Steelfiber 95R
                 Vokey SM8 58* ... Steelfiber 95R
Putter:  Cleveland Hunting Beach Soft 11S 33.5"
Ball:      TaylorMade TP5x (2021)

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1 hour ago, jlukes said:

Just had these dropped off by FedEx. That was fast!

 

 

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Damn, that was fast. Hope you get them out and hit them well.

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 :mizuno-small: ST180, 10.5, Kuro Kage Silver TINI Dual Core 60-S 

:callaway-small: Epic Flash Sub Zero, 15*, Kuro Kage Silver TINI Dual Core 60-S 

:755178188_TourEdge: CBX119 18* Hybrid, Projext X Evenflow Blue, 6.0

:ping-small: G710, 4-UW, Blue Dot, Nippon Modus 105-S

:honma: TW-W4, 56*, Nippon Modus 125

:mizuno-small: T20, 61*, Nippon Modus 125

🤮⛳   Flo-C

:titelist-small: Pro V1X, 2021 Model, #33

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Found a great deal on these and will replace the G/Fore Gallivanters I had.  Footjoys are lighter and a bit more flexible, but with classic looks.

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Driver:  image.png.3c6db1120d888f669e07d4a8f890b3f1.pngMavrik Sub Zero 9* (Set to 10) Ventus Blue 6X

2 Hybrid: :titelist-small: 818 H2 Hybrid Tensei Blue 80 X

3 Hybrid: :titelist-small: 818H2 Fujikura Atmos TS Blue 8X

4 Iron - Srixon ZX 23* Recoil F5

Irons 5-PW: :mizuno-small: MP 18 SC Dynamic Gold AMT X

Gap/Sand Wedge:  :titelist-small: Vokey SM6 49*  SM8 54* 

Lob Wedge:  image.png.3c6db1120d888f669e07d4a8f890b3f1.pngJaws 5 Wedge 58* DG Tour Issue Stiff

Putter:  image.png.cca2328f4144a299c795aa9b8f3bf677.png Inovai 6.0              :scotty-small: Pro Platinum Newport 2 35"  

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I haven’t been able to play for a couple of weeks because of back issues, but it looks like when I get back out there (hopefully next month) the top of my bag will look completely different.

Back in February, I ordered a Titleist TS2 16.5* 4 wood, and matching 19* & 21* TS2 hybrids, all with Kuro Kage shafts. They are going to finally arrive tomorrow, and I’m pretty excited.

I got a great deal on these through that DD place, but now I have a few decisions to make. I’m going to give the Epic Max a place in my bag, but I’m not sure whether or not to sell my old friend, the G400 Max. Same thing with my Rogue 3 wood (the best 15* I’ve ever owned). I’m leaning toward keeping both, especially the 3 wood, as this will be the first 4 wood I’ve ever gamed, and who knows?

I’m 99% going to sell my Rogue X hybrids (18, 20, 23) for the following reasons.

1. I’m loving my 0211 5 iron

2. The adjustability with the TS2’s should enable me to use two clubs in place of 3 (let’s say I go 19 & 22 or 18 & 21 for example).

I should probably just cut the cord with all of them, after all, there’s a reason I looked to replace them. Still it’s hard to do... this is me becoming attached to clubs I’ve had for about 4 years, and second thoughts about not having them around, I guess. 

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Driver     :ping-small: G425 SFT 10.5* Alta

Fairway  :titelist-small: TS2 16.5* Kuro Kage

Hybrids  :callaway-small: Mavrik 3 & 4

Irons       :callaway-small: Mavrik 5-AW Catalyst

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

Putter    :scotty-small: Newport 2.0 33.5"

              :yes-small: Tracy 33.5”

Bag        :1590477705_SunMountain: 2.5+

 

             

             

 

 

 

 

 

              

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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And let's just add to it for the day.....Going to give the RTX 4 wedges a try.  Happy with my current SM8 54* so that will go head to head.  

Do not love the Jaws MD5 58* that I have, but I do at least know my distances with it, so I'll put that head to head as well.  

Just found too good of deal on these.  3 wedges for $141 bucks in mint condition.  Sometimes being a Lefty can have it's perks.

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Driver:  image.png.3c6db1120d888f669e07d4a8f890b3f1.pngMavrik Sub Zero 9* (Set to 10) Ventus Blue 6X

2 Hybrid: :titelist-small: 818 H2 Hybrid Tensei Blue 80 X

3 Hybrid: :titelist-small: 818H2 Fujikura Atmos TS Blue 8X

4 Iron - Srixon ZX 23* Recoil F5

Irons 5-PW: :mizuno-small: MP 18 SC Dynamic Gold AMT X

Gap/Sand Wedge:  :titelist-small: Vokey SM6 49*  SM8 54* 

Lob Wedge:  image.png.3c6db1120d888f669e07d4a8f890b3f1.pngJaws 5 Wedge 58* DG Tour Issue Stiff

Putter:  image.png.cca2328f4144a299c795aa9b8f3bf677.png Inovai 6.0              :scotty-small: Pro Platinum Newport 2 35"  

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I haven’t been able to play for a couple of weeks because of back issues, but it looks like when I get back out there (hopefully next month) the top of my bag will look completely different.
Back in February, I ordered a Titleist TS2 16.5* 4 wood, and matching 19* & 21* TS2 hybrids, all with Kuro Kage shafts. They are going to finally arrive tomorrow, and I’m pretty excited.
I got a great deal on these through that DD place, but now I have a few decisions to make. I’m going to give the Epic Max a place in my bag, but I’m not sure whether or not to sell my old friend, the G400 Max. Same thing with my Rogue 3 wood (the best 15* I’ve ever owned). I’m leaning toward keeping both, especially the 3 wood, as this will be the first 4 wood I’ve ever gamed, and who knows?
I’m 99% going to sell my Rogue X hybrids (18, 20, 23) for the following reasons.
1. I’m loving my 0211 5 iron
2. The adjustability with the TS2’s should enable me to use two clubs in place of 3 (let’s say I go 19 & 22 or 18 & 21 for example).
I should probably just cut the cord with all of them, after all, there’s a reason I looked to replace them. Still it’s hard to do... this is me becoming attached to clubs I’ve had for about 4 years, and second thoughts about not having them around, I guess. 

Totally the same post! I get sentimental about clubs lol!


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:cobra-small:  Speedzone White 10.5*

:callaway-small:Mavrik 4W - 16.5*

:titelist-small: 818 H1 19* Hybrid 😍

:Sub70: 939X 22* Hybrid

:Sub70: 699 Pro Black 5-AW

:cleveland-small: RTX Zipcore 54* and 58*

:taylormade-small: Spider Tour Black on Black on Black

Ball: Whatever I find in the woods 😉

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On 3/26/2021 at 2:34 PM, chisag said:

.. When I was on staff with a major OEM I received irons with the 8 iron 1.5* strong and the 7 iron 1.5* weak so there was 1* of difference in loft. Had I not checked and adjusted them I would have been very confused as to why I was hitting my 8 and 7 very similar distances. 

Hmm. Now I may have to get that done also - my 8i seems strong and my 9i seems weak, ie. a larger than expected distance gapping. Hmmm.

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WITB of an "aspiring"  😉 play-ah ...
..Callaway Epic Speed 4W (Project X Cypher)
..Tour Edge Exotics EXS 7W (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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Traded my DI for this oddity. Likely not holding onto it as I will likely get cash considerations in this three way trade. 
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Driver: :callaway-small: Epic Flash SZ with Tensei Orange Pro S (1" tipped) at 44.5"

2H: :callaway-small: Super Hybrid with Tensei Orange Pro Hyb 80 Stiff 

3H: :Sub70: 939X UST proforce V2 black F3 hybrid soft stepped XStiff UPRT setting 

4-AW: th.jpg.d6e2abdaeb04f007fd259c979f389de6.jpg  0211  with KBS Tour Stiff 2.5* up 1/4" long Unofficial Review

Wedges     :cleveland-small: Zipcore Tour Rack 54/full and 58/mid (review here)  (Backup 54*,60*: :ping-small:  S Tour KBS Tour Stiff 3* up)

Putter: :taylormade-small: Corza Ghost 35" ( Benched :odyssey-small: Toulon Las Vegas Stroke Lab  34") Soon to be testing TAIII Impact #2 Putter

Ball: :Snell:MTB-X

:Arccos:

 

 

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I have a new @GolfSub70 939X hybrid coming. Also just ordered a new pair of golf sunnies, Tifosi Tyrant with the Enliven lenses.

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In the bag:
Driver: :titelist-small: TSi2 Project X HZRDUS Smoke Black RDX 6.0
Fairway: :Sub70: 939X 15° Project X Even Flow Blue 6.0
Hybrid: :Sub70: 939X 3 Hybrid Project X Even Flow Riptide 6.0
Irons: :wilson_staff_small: D7 Forged 4-GW Project X Catalyst 80 6.0
Wedge: :cleveland-small: Smartsole S
Putter :yes-small: Tracy
Bag: 
:Ogio: Alpha Convoy 514
Balls::Snell: MTB-X or Black

Cart: :CaddyTek: CaddyLite ONE Ver. 8


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