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19 minutes ago, Randylahey said:

Any update on when the most wanted driver 2024 article will be out? Looking to buy a new driver soon and just wanted to read it before going to get fitted. 

Testing is complete,  they have been putting the data together and taking pictures of the winners.   I would expect the article to be out in 2-3 weeks.

Driver:  :ping-small: G400 Max 9* w/ KBS Tour Driven
Fairway: :titelist-small: TS3 15*  w/Project X Hzardous Smoke
Hybrids:  :titelist-small: 915H 21* w/KBS Tour Graphite Hybrid Prototype
                :titelist-small: 915H  24*  w/KBS Tour Graphite Hybrid Prototype        
Irons:      :honma:TR20V 6-11 w/Vizard TR20-85 Graphite
Wedge:  :titleist-small: 54/12D, 60/8M w/:Accra iWedge 90 Graphite
Putter:   Sacks Parente MC 3 Stripe

Backup Putters:  :odyssey-small: Milled Collection RSX 2, :seemore-small: mFGP2, :cameron-small: Futura 5W, :taylormade-small:TM-180

Member:  MGS Hitsquad since 2017697979773_DSCN2368(Custom).JPG.a1a25f5e430d9eebae93c5d652cbd4b9.JPG

 

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20 hours ago, Gargolf8 said:

First post on here guys and girls so learning how everything works! I’m in the U.K. and recently picked up the Mizuno STG Driver and Fairway actually as a sweepstake prize. I game a Paradym triple diamond driver that I really really like so, my friend has the STG driver a 4 handicap and loves it, replaced his Stealth. 
I had a Callaway epic flash in the bag for a few years and have always been a fan of callaway woods. I really think Mizuno have got it right with these fairways , sound feel spin has really been such a fantastic fit for me and such a good looking clean classic looking club at address. Highly recommend checking these out if you’re in the market for a fairway!!

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Welcome and sharp looking driver. 

:callaway-small: Paradym TD Driver w/ Ventus Blue 6S

:ping-small: 3W

:srixon-small: MKII ZX 5's (4-6) w/ KBS Tour V

:srixon-small: MKII ZX 7's (7-PW) w/ KBS Tour V

:titleist-small: Vokey Wedges 50* 54* 58*

:L.A.B.: DF2.1 Putter

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Upgraded the GolfShot app to Pro. There’s a leap year deal. 
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I could play golf every day and learn something new each round. 

Callaway Paradym TD 9* Driver w/5 Dot Newton tipped shaft

TaylorMade 11.5* Mini Driver w/stiff stock shaft

Ping 425 Max 3 wood w/Stiff Steadfast Jupiter 1 shaft

Titleist PT 17 Medal Wood w/steel shaft

New Level 4-PW 902PD Irons w/6.5 ProjectX IO shafts

PXG 311 Gen 3 52 & 56 Wedges w/ Xstiff KBS TourLite shafts

Ping Anser Putter

Callaway Chrome Tour X

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4 hours ago, Randylahey said:

Any update on when the most wanted driver 2024 article will be out? Looking to buy a new driver soon and just wanted to read it before going to get fitted. 

It will be the Callaway Smoke AI or the Taylormade Q10i  it never changes its always the same go hit them all and decide which one fits you best!! 

WITB

Driver is PING G430 MAX 10K 9° W/VENTUS BLACK 44.5"  TOUR VELVET GRIP

3 WOOD TAYLORMADE M2 15° W/ADDI BB TOUR VELVET GRIP

IRONS PING G410 4 AND 5 IRON W/X100 

IRONS 6-9 PING I200 W/X100 

WEDGES TITLEIST VOKEY SM8 48° CHROME

VOKEY 52°  56° AND 60 ALL IN CHROME FINISH WITH DYNAMIC GOLD AND MCC+4 GRIPS

SCOTTY CAMERON TOUR RAT GSS 350G MATADOR GRIP

SUN MOUNTAIN C-130 CART BAG NIKON LASER 

TITLEIST PRO V 1

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Just now, Marlin Dave said:

It will be the Callaway Smoke AI or the Taylormade Q10i  it never changes its always the same go hit them all and decide which one fits you best!! 

Yea I know, I just enjoy reading that article and the insight on it. I haven't bought a new driver in about 8 years, so I want all the info possible before going. 

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4 hours ago, Josh Parker said:

Welcome and sharp looking driver. 

Thanks Josh 👍 This is actually the fairway but the driver is equally pretty 👍

Paradym TD GD Tour AD UB 6x, Mizuno STG 3 wood Fuji Speeder V, Cal apex UW 19deg, Mizuno pro 225 4 iron, Mizuno pro 223 5-PW Project x 6.5 rifles, Vokey 50,54,58 Bettinardi bb28 slotback CS

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5 hours ago, Randylahey said:

Yea I know, I just enjoy reading that article and the insight on it. I haven't bought a new driver in about 8 years, so I want all the info possible before going. 

Yes indeed it is fun to read about them this year the reviews are full of AI and 10k MOI blah blah but I will say it's the first year in a few where some actual gains could be seen

WITB

Driver is PING G430 MAX 10K 9° W/VENTUS BLACK 44.5"  TOUR VELVET GRIP

3 WOOD TAYLORMADE M2 15° W/ADDI BB TOUR VELVET GRIP

IRONS PING G410 4 AND 5 IRON W/X100 

IRONS 6-9 PING I200 W/X100 

WEDGES TITLEIST VOKEY SM8 48° CHROME

VOKEY 52°  56° AND 60 ALL IN CHROME FINISH WITH DYNAMIC GOLD AND MCC+4 GRIPS

SCOTTY CAMERON TOUR RAT GSS 350G MATADOR GRIP

SUN MOUNTAIN C-130 CART BAG NIKON LASER 

TITLEIST PRO V 1

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What the hell is wrong with me? 
https://www.ballistic.golf/

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No, I didn’t buy……yet.

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I could play golf every day and learn something new each round. 

Callaway Paradym TD 9* Driver w/5 Dot Newton tipped shaft

TaylorMade 11.5* Mini Driver w/stiff stock shaft

Ping 425 Max 3 wood w/Stiff Steadfast Jupiter 1 shaft

Titleist PT 17 Medal Wood w/steel shaft

New Level 4-PW 902PD Irons w/6.5 ProjectX IO shafts

PXG 311 Gen 3 52 & 56 Wedges w/ Xstiff KBS TourLite shafts

Ping Anser Putter

Callaway Chrome Tour X

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16 minutes ago, ParFore74x said:

My new JB Forged 58° wedge from Sub70 arrived yesterday and my initial impressions are….wow!! Great looking club in my opinion. Hit a few foam balls into the chipping net in the basement and hoping to get out in the next couple days to at least hit some balls at the range.

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Those look clean!

:callaway-small: Paradym TD Driver w/ Ventus Blue 6S

:ping-small: 3W

:srixon-small: MKII ZX 5's (4-6) w/ KBS Tour V

:srixon-small: MKII ZX 7's (7-PW) w/ KBS Tour V

:titleist-small: Vokey Wedges 50* 54* 58*

:L.A.B.: DF2.1 Putter

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16 minutes ago, ParFore74x said:

My new JB Forged 58° wedge from Sub70 arrived yesterday and my initial impressions are….wow!! Great looking club in my opinion. Hit a few foam balls into the chipping net in the basement and hoping to get out in the next couple days to at least hit some balls at the range.

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Curious about your feedback. I am in the market and have looked at these a few times.

I could play golf every day and learn something new each round. 

Callaway Paradym TD 9* Driver w/5 Dot Newton tipped shaft

TaylorMade 11.5* Mini Driver w/stiff stock shaft

Ping 425 Max 3 wood w/Stiff Steadfast Jupiter 1 shaft

Titleist PT 17 Medal Wood w/steel shaft

New Level 4-PW 902PD Irons w/6.5 ProjectX IO shafts

PXG 311 Gen 3 52 & 56 Wedges w/ Xstiff KBS TourLite shafts

Ping Anser Putter

Callaway Chrome Tour X

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Seems every manufacturer is moving into the "milled " market in some way or another.  I like it!  As long as they don't affect performance...

WITB-Foremost 551's - 3w, 5w, 5-SW (circa 1998), Top Flite 460cc Driver, Adam's 7w, Warrior GW and 60⁰, Odyssey AI-One DB putter.

Just an old newbie golfer, trying to learn and improve 1 club at a time.

 

 

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I recently bought some used clubs. I got a TM 3 wood and a 3 hybrid. Also got a new wedge (Callaway Jaws Raw). I haven't had much success with woods/hybrids so wanted to test these out. I also bought an 18* utility iron, but it unfortunately had a cracked sole so am returning it. Can't wait to test them out when the weather breaks. Went from beautiful day with a record high temp of 73* on Tuesday (2/27) to ~30* and snowing last night/today (Wednesday/Thursday) - so we got that going for us. 

Golfing for fun. 

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3 hours ago, Josh Parker said:

Those look clean!

Thank you sir!

3 hours ago, Erin B said:

Curious about your feedback. I am in the market and have looked at these a few times.

I’ll definitely post up my thoughts as soon as I can get to the range and send a few balls down. 

:titleist-small: TSi3 10° w/ Mitsubishi Tensei 1K Black 65g

:titleist-small: TS2 15° 3W w/ Project X HZRDUS Smoke Black 6.0 70g

:titleist-small: 818 H1 21° Hybrid w/ Mitsubishi Tensei CK Blue 70g

:mizuno-small: MP-18 MMC 2 iron w/ KBS Tour C-Taper S 120g

:mizuno-small: JPX 921 HM 5-GW w/ Project X LZ 5.5 115g

:Sub70: JB Forged 54° & 58° w/ Project X LZ 6.0 120g

:EVNROLL: EV5.3 Black

 

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3 hours ago, ParFore74x said:

My new JB Forged 58° wedge from Sub70 arrived yesterday and my initial impressions are….wow!! Great looking club in my opinion. Hit a few foam balls into the chipping net in the basement and hoping to get out in the next couple days to at least hit some balls at the range.

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That is a great looking wedge, Sub70 is no slouch in the aesthetic department that is for sure. 

WITB

Driver: Open :taylormade-small: Qi10 Max Testing)

Hybrid: 🐏 FX Max 5h

5i-9i: 🐏 FX Max 10

Wedges: :titleist-small: 48°, 52°, 56°

Putter:  :cleveland-small: HB Soft 14

Ball: :odin:

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Recently picked up and old school Graffaloy Pro Launch Platinum shaft for my Sim Max driver, just to mess around with and I kid you not I was getting better numbers with it than the upgraded Ventus i already had. Launch was incredible, tightened up my dispersion and kept the spin perfectly around 2200. Really goes to show that just because something is new doesn't mean that its automatically going to be better for you. Ill be sticking with this thing for a while.

Driver- Sim Max

3 Wood- TS2

Irons- P7TW

Wedges- vokey 50, nike 56, taylormade 60

Putter- Evnroll ER1-ts

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21 minutes ago, BallsLeon said:

Adapter finally showed up, and got this project complete. Introducing Frankenstein's Monster 🧟‍♂️!

Adapter came out a lot cleaner looking than I was expecting. Have only rolled a few putts so far, but the extra weight/length and smaller grip feels fantastic.

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Wow that looks so nice. Well done. Hopefully it works well for you on the course.

Driver: PXG Black Ops, Ventus Blue 6X 

Fairways: PXG 0311 XF Gen 5 3 and 5 wood, Project X Riptide CB 6.0

Hybrid: PXG 0311 XF Gen 5 22 degree, Project X Riptide 6.0

Irons: PXG 0311P Gen 5 5-PW, Project X LS 6.5

Wedges: PXG SG2 50, 56(55), Modus 125 Wedge; PXG SG 2 60, KBS 130 Wedge  

Putter: TaylorMade Spider GT Red SB

Ball: Maxfli Tour S

MGS Star Grip Review: https://forum.mygolfspy.com/topic/63328-star-grips-2024-forum-review/

 

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@BreakfastBall15 admittedly, can't take credit for the build. Have to thank my local pro! He did a great job, and adapter + work was under $50.

  • Driver : :callaway-small: Rogue ST Max LS, 10.5° loft, MCA TENSEI AV White 65g, Stiff flex (44.5", Draw setting)
  • 3-Wood: :callaway-small: Rogue ST LS, 15° loft, MCA TENSEI AV Blue 65g, Reg flex (42.25", tipped 0.5")
  • 3-Utility: :Sub70: 699 Pro V2 Utility Satin, 18° loft, :projectx: HZRDUS Smoke Black RDX 80g, 5.5 flex
  • Irons: :titleist-small: T200 6i-GW, 27°-48° lofts, Nippon Modus3 120g, Stiff flex (+0.25”, 1° upright)
  • Wedges:  Indi FLX S-Grind, 52°/56°/60° lofts, Dynamic Gold Spinner 115g, Wedge flex
  • Putter:cobra-small: King Vintage Sport 60, SteelFiber P125 shaft (34"), :garsen: Quad Tour Taper grip
  • Bag: :cobra-small: Ultralight Pro, Ski Patrol/Black
  • Push Cart: :BagBoy: Nitron, Black/Red
  • Rangefinder: Bushnell Tour V5 Shift

 2023 MGS Forum Review: Sugar Golf Balls (Final Review Posted)
2023 MGS Forum Review: Sycamore 009 Mini Putter (Final Review Posted)

-TJ

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3 hours ago, BallsLeon said:

@BreakfastBall15 admittedly, can't take credit for the build. Have to thank my local pro! He did a great job, and adapter + work was under $50.

Love it, and you may not have done the actual build but it is of your creation 🤖

WITB

Driver: Open :taylormade-small: Qi10 Max Testing)

Hybrid: 🐏 FX Max 5h

5i-9i: 🐏 FX Max 10

Wedges: :titleist-small: 48°, 52°, 56°

Putter:  :cleveland-small: HB Soft 14

Ball: :odin:

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That putter looks great

WITB-Foremost 551's - 3w, 5w, 5-SW (circa 1998), Top Flite 460cc Driver, Adam's 7w, Warrior GW and 60⁰, Odyssey AI-One DB putter.

Just an old newbie golfer, trying to learn and improve 1 club at a time.

 

 

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I almost pulled the trigger in a 10.5 sim2, fujikura 6s? Shaft today. Private Driving range was having a demo clearance sale to make room for all the 2024 clubs. $199. I just couldn't justify the extra (frivolous) spending to the lady boss if I did. They also had some PXG 0311? Drivers marked down to 200. These were all demo clubs, so they have been abused, but the sim2 looked great, and I was hitting 240 consistently. 

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WITB-Foremost 551's - 3w, 5w, 5-SW (circa 1998), Top Flite 460cc Driver, Adam's 7w, Warrior GW and 60⁰, Odyssey AI-One DB putter.

Just an old newbie golfer, trying to learn and improve 1 club at a time.

 

 

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2 minutes ago, Rob Person said:

I almost pulled the trigger in a 10.5 sim2, fujikura 6s? Shaft today. Private Driving range was having a demo clearance sale to make room for all the 2024 clubs. $199. I just couldn't justify the extra (frivolous) spending to the lady boss if I did. They also had some PXG 0311? Drivers marked down to 200. These were all demo clubs, so they have been abused, but the sim2 looked great, and I was hitting 240 consistently. 

I have a Sim 2 Max and love it…have tried some of the newer models this year (indoor sim) and there just want that much improvement for me.

TaylorMade SIM 2 Max Driver

TaylorMade Stealth 3 wood

Titleist U510 Hybrid (3H)

TaylorMade Tour Preferred CB Irons

Vokey SM8 Wedges (52/56/60)

Odyssey Ai-ONE 7S Putter

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2 minutes ago, Rob Person said:

I almost pulled the trigger in a 10.5 sim2, fujikura 6s? Shaft today. Private Driving range was having a demo clearance sale to make room for all the 2024 clubs. $199. I just couldn't justify the extra (frivolous) spending to the lady boss if I did. They also had some PXG 0311? Drivers marked down to 200. These were all demo clubs, so they have been abused, but the sim2 looked great, and I was hitting 240 consistently. 

I would have bought it. Better to ask for forgiveness than to ask for permission. Also, you could have said it’s from the thrift store.

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I bought the adidas using the leap year promo. Thanks MGS!

I could play golf every day and learn something new each round. 

Callaway Paradym TD 9* Driver w/5 Dot Newton tipped shaft

TaylorMade 11.5* Mini Driver w/stiff stock shaft

Ping 425 Max 3 wood w/Stiff Steadfast Jupiter 1 shaft

Titleist PT 17 Medal Wood w/steel shaft

New Level 4-PW 902PD Irons w/6.5 ProjectX IO shafts

PXG 311 Gen 3 52 & 56 Wedges w/ Xstiff KBS TourLite shafts

Ping Anser Putter

Callaway Chrome Tour X

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1 hour ago, Erin B said:

I would have bought it. Better to ask for forgiveness than to ask for permission. Also, you could have said it’s from the thrift store.

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I bought the adidas using the leap year promo. Thanks MGS!

Yeah, checking account would prove that to not be true real quick.  She still thinks golf is just a hobby ... maybe I should buy it... 😆 

WITB-Foremost 551's - 3w, 5w, 5-SW (circa 1998), Top Flite 460cc Driver, Adam's 7w, Warrior GW and 60⁰, Odyssey AI-One DB putter.

Just an old newbie golfer, trying to learn and improve 1 club at a time.

 

 

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1 minute ago, Rob Person said:

Yeah, checking account would prove that to not be true real quick.  She still thinks golf is just a hobby ... maybe I should buy it... 😆 

““This ain’t no hobby” -Kiz” -Rob

Driver: PXG Black Ops, Ventus Blue 6X 

Fairways: PXG 0311 XF Gen 5 3 and 5 wood, Project X Riptide CB 6.0

Hybrid: PXG 0311 XF Gen 5 22 degree, Project X Riptide 6.0

Irons: PXG 0311P Gen 5 5-PW, Project X LS 6.5

Wedges: PXG SG2 50, 56(55), Modus 125 Wedge; PXG SG 2 60, KBS 130 Wedge  

Putter: TaylorMade Spider GT Red SB

Ball: Maxfli Tour S

MGS Star Grip Review: https://forum.mygolfspy.com/topic/63328-star-grips-2024-forum-review/

 

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5 minutes ago, Rob Person said:

Yeah, checking account would prove that to not be true real quick.  She still thinks golf is just a hobby ... maybe I should buy it... 😆 

It definitely isn’t a hobby😁. The spousal unit at la casa de Erin B has been searching for my travel set of irons. She’s been looking at Ping lately.🫢🤭🤗 and she wants to go to the PGA Superstore and spend the day. But she refuses to play. Oh well, I’ll take what I can get. Baby steps!

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I could play golf every day and learn something new each round. 

Callaway Paradym TD 9* Driver w/5 Dot Newton tipped shaft

TaylorMade 11.5* Mini Driver w/stiff stock shaft

Ping 425 Max 3 wood w/Stiff Steadfast Jupiter 1 shaft

Titleist PT 17 Medal Wood w/steel shaft

New Level 4-PW 902PD Irons w/6.5 ProjectX IO shafts

PXG 311 Gen 3 52 & 56 Wedges w/ Xstiff KBS TourLite shafts

Ping Anser Putter

Callaway Chrome Tour X

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