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(3) Testers Wanted!!!       Ben Hogan FT. WORTH hi Long Irons     So let's say you're one of those golfers who can't hit long irons like Jason Day, but who also tends to hook any hybrid made

Those are gorgeous irons......I love my hybrids, so I will not apply..good luck to everyone

Time to announce our testers for the FT WORTH hi long irons from Ben Hogan!!!   This was a tough one - another new record for applications made the Selection Committee put in overtime, but we're pre

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1. Your first name and home state/province


Monty New York


2. Your current handicap


9.7


3. The longest iron you're comfortable hitting


6iron for full shots, 4 iron for punch outs


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Michael, Illinois

Handicap: 15

 

The longest iron I am comfortable hitting is my 5 iron. I have a 4 iron in my bag, but I am terrified every time I have to take it out. I have a hybrid that I will hit most of the time from 200 or so out, but every now and then, when my hybrid is too much club for a specific shot, and I need to use the 4 iron, I never feel good about it.

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Nic

9.6

2 Iron

 

I have played irons down to a 1 iron in my MP14's years ago, but have switched to hybrids in recent years, searching for higher flight and more forgiveness.  In the last 2 weeks, I have put the 2 iron back in the bag, and realize how much I have been missing it.

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Driver -   :srixon-small: ZX 7 9.5° Ventus VeloCore Blue S
Fairway -  Tour Edge Exotics CB2 15° Grafalloy Prolite 35  S

Fairway - Tour Edge Exotics CB2 18° Grafalloy Prolite 35  S

Hybrid - :srixon-small: ZX 18° GD Tour IZ S

2 Iron - :srixon-small: ZU65 18° AeroTech SteelFiber 110icw S

Irons -  :srixon-small: ZX7  Aerotech SteelFiber 110icw  4-Pw 1° flat
Wedges - :cleveland-small: RTX Zipcore Raw 50° 54° 58°  TTGDTI S400 1° flat

Putters -   Cameron Phantom 5x/Odyssey Toulon Stroke Lab Austin/Odyssey 2 Ball DFX/ TaylorMade Spider
Tour Black/Ping Anser F/Scotty Cameron TeI3 Sole Stamp Newport 2. All with different grips, weights, and lengths.
 

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Nic

9.6

2 Iron

 

I have played irons down to a 1 iron in my MP14's years ago, but have switched to hybrids in recent years, searching for higher flight and more forgiveness.  In the last 2 weeks, I have put the 2 iron back in the bag, and realize how much I have been missing it.

 

MmmmmmmBuddy, I put the 4 iron back in my bag (now have several hybrids in the garage) and absolutely love it with the new Cobra King F6's

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Driver: PXG 0211 w/Evenflo Riptide CB Regular shaft BACKUP DRIVER: Cobra F8 w/Mitsubishi ck Blue regular shaft  Fairways:  Cobra King F8 3W(14.5*) & 5W(18.5*) w/Mitsubishi ck Blue regular shaft Hybrid: Ben Hogan VKTR 3 Hybrid(18*) w/Recoil ES Hybrid(75 GM) 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 Bag: Cobra Ultralite Cart Bag(Peacoat Blue).  Pushcart:  Caddytek 3.0 from Costco

 

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Scott from New York

Handicap 14

2 iron

Driver: Taylor Made SLDR

Irons: Taylor Made RSi2 4-PW

Hybrids: Adams Tight Lies 3 and 5

Putter: Taylor Made Spyder

Wedges: Cleveland RTX 50, 56, 60

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Name - Home State = Jim - New Jersey

Current handicap = 10 (with gusts up to 14!)

Longest iron = 3 iron (and Ben Hogan Apex Edge GS 1-iron when my driver misbehaves...)

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Hello,

 

I'm Scott from Mississippi

Handicap: 12

I love hitting long irons. I'm not a hybrid hater but am more consistent with irons. Current set (MIzuno) only goes down to a 4i but i have an old driving iron that I use when driver is giving me issues or playing a shorter course. 

 

By the way, these are very nice looking irons. 

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We'll be announcing the testers for the Ben Hogan FT WORTH hi irons tomorrow!

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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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Hello I'm Daisy from Katy, Texas

Handicap 14

I would love to try these training clubs as I have trouble getting my hand position in the correct place all the time

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Time to announce our testers for the FT WORTH hi long irons from Ben Hogan!!!

 

This was a tough one - another new record for applications made the Selection Committee put in overtime, but we're pretty happy with our testers.  They are:

 

BryanS

 

jacustomgolf

 

chershey

 

 

And, as an added bonus, Hogan wants to include 3 members of last year's team that tested the FT WORTH 15 irons. So these three gents will be joining in on the review:

 

Mike Z

 

Jmikecpa

 

Sschaffer24

 

This will make for an awesome review thread -- we'll get a fresh perspective as well as a comparison from testers who've already tried the standard FT WORTH 15 long irons.

 

Congrats to the testers!  You'll be receiving a PM later today with initial instructions!

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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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