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New wedges from TaylorMade.   Thoughts?

 

 

 

What's in the bag:
 
Driver:  Sub 70 639D - 9.5; :cleveland-small: Launcher HB Turbo; :mizuno-small: ST 190 
FW Wood: :tour-edge: Tour Edge EXS 220 - 15*; :mizuno-small: ST 180 14*
Hybrids:  PXG 0311 22
Utility Irons: :wilson_staff_small: Staff Model Utilities 18, 21, 24*;  Lynx VT Stinger - 16*
Irons::wilson_staff_small: D7 Forged; :benhogan-small:PTx Pro, :macgregor-small: VIP 1025 V-Foil MB/CB; :wilson_staff_small: Progressives (circa 1993)

Wedges:  :cleveland-small: CBX -2, :benhogan-small:Riviera 52-56-60; :wilson_staff_small: Staff Model
Putter:   :edel-golf-1:  Willamette,  :bettinardi-small: BB8,  :benhogan-small:Baby Ben

Ball: :bridgestone-small: Tour B X (2020); :srixon-small: Z-STAR XV

Stat Tracker/GPS Watch: :ShotScope:


 
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New wedges from TaylorMade.   Thoughts?

 

 

Introducing EF Tour Preferred wedges. Learn more: http://t.co/yzuPk0OPIz pic.twitter.com/vpTNUohFPb

— TaylorMade Golf (@TaylorMadeGolf) April 6, 2015

They look nice, but if I was carrying 3 wedges, I'd get them in 3 different lofts ;)

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What's In The Bag

Driver :titelist-small:

Titleist 913 D2 10.5* (set to 9.75* / Neutral) 46" Paderson KINETIXX Kevlar Green - R

Fairway Wood

Tom Wishon 949 MC 16.5* Fujikura Speeder 569-A

Hybrid  :cleveland-small: Hibore 22* Aldila VS Proto Blue

Irons  :ping-small: G series 5-P

Wedges :ping-small:Glide 54* SS / 60* TS - SCOR 53*

Putter     :nike-small: Nike Method 001 / P2 Reflex grip 35"

Ball

Master Grip Tour C4

Bag

Datrek DG Lite  

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Nice.

The 'EF' is actually the electroformed groove and face made from nickel cobalt. The main advantages of this design is long lasting groove sharpness. 

If anyone remembers the old Ram TW wedges from a few years back, they made a few in cobalt with "spin grooves" which were an absolute beast. Many pros couldn't get their hands on them fast enough...

Should be a winner.

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Here's the "old" Ram design:

 

 

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Clearly the "spin groove" text struck a chord with TM. Needless to say the new TM wedges have conforming grooves whereas the Rams unfortunately do not. 

 

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Who cares?

 

That was my thought so I figured that I'd share it.  I'm happy with my wedges, if I were to look for new wedges I'd go Hogan, Ping (had great success with Ping wedges in my lifetime), Wilson, Mizuno and I'm quite certain I wouldn't have to look anywhere else past that.  In fact I'm certain I wouldn't make it past Hogan.

 

Sorry TMag, I will look at you for driver/fairway metal.  You were the one that marketed yourself that way and while you did I went elsewhere for irons/wedges/hybrids and I struck gold.  No need to darken your door for those pieces of equipment.

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Taylor Made Sim2  10.5 (Opened 1 click) Ventus Blue 5  R flex

Ping G410 5-9 wood  Alta 65 R flex

Wilson D7 forged 6-GW -  Mamiya recoil 460 R flex

Edison Wedges 54 and 59 KBS Tour Graphite 80's

EVNRoll ER 5

Titleist Pro VIx optic yellow with revkev stamped on them

Tour Exotics 3 wood is in the bag because we are allowed 14 clubs.  It's a great club for pulling balls out of the water or from bushes - you never want to put your hand into anything in Florida unless you are absolutely certain that it's safe.  There are rare wind conditions when I might hit it off the tee on a few holes that I play.  

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First impression is they look really busy - may perform well, but there are enough options out there for wedges that you can get both looks and performance, so these wouldn't be near the top of my list.

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Nice looking as most of their stuff usually is but I'd be hard pressed to take my mack daddy's out of my bag

DRIVER:                  :mizuno-small:  ST190, 10.5*, Fujikura  Atmos Black Tour Spec 65g, Stiff flex, Golf Pride CP2 Wrap, midsize

HYBRIDS:    :adams-small:    Pro  2 hybrid 16*, Aldila Tour Red 75g, Stiff, Superstroke TX1 Midsize grip 

                        :mizuno-small:           JPX 850 hybrid 19*, UST Proforce V2 85g, Stiff, Superstroke TX1 Midsize grip                                  

IRONS:            :cobra-small:    King Forged Tour 4i-pw, KBS FLT, shafts, stiff,  Superstroke TX1 Midsize grips

WEDGES:        rsz_scor-golf-logo.png        50, 55, 60 degree wedges with Genius 12 stiff flex,   Superstroke TX1 Midsize grips

PUTTER:       :odyssey-small:    O-Works Marksman 33.5", Superstroke 1.0 Flatso grip w/ 50g counter core

BALL:          :bridgestone-small: Tour B X                                                     
                  
BAG:          :Ogio:              Cirrus Golf Bag 
 
Shoes:              Skechers                  Hexgo Control  Shoes

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I will stick with my new to me SCOR's. I have been hitting my wedges very deadly from 90 yards to 10 yards. I am very good when at 70 yards with my 57*.

 

 

The TMAGs may look pretty but they won't score like my SCORs.

Driver: PXG 0211 w/Evenflo Riptide CB Regular shaft 

Fairways:  Cobra King F8 3-4W(16*), 5-6W(20*) both w/Mitsubishi ck Blue regular shaft and Patriot 7W w/AccuLaunch 60 by Accuflex

Hybrid: Cobra F8 3 Hybrid(19*) w/Recoil ES regular shaft 

Irons: Wilson D7 5-PW w/Recoil 460 Regular graphite shafts 

Wedges: Cleveland RTX Zipcore(50*/54*/58*) w/True Temper Spinner Wedge steel shaft  

Putter: 33" Evnroll ER2 w/Evnroll Gravity Grip 

Bag: Vice cart bag(Black).  

Pushcart:  Caddytek 3.0 from Costco

Ball: Maxfli Tour CG & Titleist Pro V1x.

 

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