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omg me please!  thanks for the opportunity

 

Rob

Peoria IL

Strength: Midrange putting, wedge distance control

Weakness: Bunkers, open face flops

52* SS, 56* SS, 60* TS or SS lob combo grind.  Red dot, +.5", standard grip, AWT2.0 wedge (or KBS wedge stiff if offered)

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Scott Reed

 

Huntington Beach, California

 

Strengths: Short pitches, distance control, spin.

 

Weaknesses: Green side bunker shots , flop shots.

 

Set: 50° SS 54° ES 60° TS All wedges standard length/loft/lie preferably with KBS TOUR 120 S & Winn standard Dri Tac

 

 

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Matt W.

Albuquerque New Mexico

Strengths- flop shots. Weakness- bump and run

 

All green dot and +1/2 inch long

50 SS, 54 SS, 58 SS

Project x steel 6.5 in 50&54 and 6.0 in 58.

In the bag-

PXG Proto driver

PXG Gen 3 XPs

Callaway Jaws 54,58

Scotty

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Neil

Pretoria, South Africa

4 handicap

 

Would love to test the Ping Glides and compare these to the Gorge lob 60 degree and Ping I20 clubs incl. Gap and Sand wedges that I currently use

 

If successful please fit me with :

All SS with standard length CFS stiff shaft plus 2 tape with standard grips

Yellow dot Gap Wedge 50 degrees

Yellow dot Sand Wedge 56 degrees

Blue dot Lob Wedge 60 degrees

 

 

Again thanks for the opportunity

Neil

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Brad


Kapolei, HI


Strength: full wedge shots and fringe of the green


Weakness: half and 3/4 wedge distance control



Model: Glide 2.0â„¢



Color Code: Black

Lofts: 50SS, 54SS, 58TS



Shaft: CFS Graphite



Flex: S80



Length: Standard



Grip: Dyla-wedge



Grip Color Code: Aqua

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Juan Ruben Gonzalez

 

Alice, TX

 

STRENGTHS: Ball flight, Bunker play, and chipping around the green

WEAKNESSES: Proximity to the hole from 75-100 yards

 

52/SS/12*, 56/SS/12*, 60/ES/8*

 

Lie: 1* Flat for all wedges

 

Shaft: Standard Length Dynamic Gold X100

 

Grip: Ping 5L Cord Standard

 

 

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Frank
Portland, Oregon 
10 handicap

Would love to test the Ping Glides and compare these to the Titleist wedges that i currently use. I have never used anything but Titleist because they are the default, but am at the stage where i would love to test something new.

If successful please fit me with :
All SS with +1 inch length dynamic gold x100 shaft white dot (3* upright) with gold 5L grips

Yellow dot Gap Wedge 50 degrees
Yellow dot Sand Wedge 54 degrees
Blue dot Lob Wedge 58 degrees (heel grind if possible?)


Thanks!
Frank

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Jeffrey


Clifton, VA


Strength:  Full Wedge Shots


Weakness:  Fat Chips 


50 SS


54 SS


60 WS


White Dyla-Wedge Grip


NS Pro Modus 3 shaft Stiff


Standard Lengh


Red Dot

WITB

TM M1 9.5* 

Callway Big Bertha 14*

Ping Crossover 3-4

JPX850 5-GW

Tittleist SM6 54*F 60*K

Evnroll ER2 

All from the left side

 

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Evan 

North Royalton, Ohio

Strengths of short game: 

-Hitting greens from green-side bunkers

-Wedge shots from 50-75 yards

-Flop shots

 

Weaknesses of short game:

-Distance control from 80-100 yards

-Consistency with chips from around the green

 

Best PING Glide 2.0 set: 

Color Code: Blue

Shaft: N.S. Pro Modus3 105

Flex: Stiff

Length: +0.25"

Grip: Dyla-wedge

Grip color code: Aqua

 

Current Wedges:

PW: Taylormade RSi 1 

Flex: Regular

46 degrees

 

AW: Taylormade RSi 1

Flex: Regular

50 degrees

 

SW: Taylormade ATV

Flex: Regular

56 degrees

 

LW: PING Tour Wedge-Gorge

Flex: Regular

60 degrees

Hit Bombs.

TaylorMade SIM Driver: 9 degree loft with HZRDUS Smoke Green 70g. 6.5 standard length

Srixon FZ85 3 wood: 15 degree with Hand Crafted HZRDUS Black 75g 6.5

PING i500 irons;  3-PW w/ Nippon Modus 120 X

Taylormade MG2 50, 54 degree with KBS HI-REV 120g shaft

Taylormade TP R series 58 degree with KBS Tour 115g. Shaft

TaylorMade Truss TB1 putter 34.5”

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Aaron

Irvine, Ca

Strengths: Touch around greens and distance control

Weaknesses: Loft of certain shots, spin control

 

52* SS Grind (+1.5"/ 1* Up/ DG X100)

56* SS Grind (+1.5"/ 1* Up/ DG X100)

60* TS Grind (+1.5"/ 1* Up/ DG X100)

 

 

 

 

Driver: TaylorMade M1 430 (2016) Rogue Silver 110 X Tipped 1"
Fairway Metal: TaylorMade M2 (2016) Speeder Evolution X Tipped 1"
2 Iron: Titleist 716 T-Mb Tour AD DI-105x
Irons: Mizuno MP-64 4-PW DG X100 Tour Issue Hard Stepped +1.5" 1* Up
Wedges: Vokey SM6 51*/ 56*/ 61* DG Wedge +1.5" 1*Up
Putter: Scotty Newport 2 38" Dual Balance SuperStroke 2.0
Ball: Callaway Chrome Soft (2016)
 
Irvine, Ca
 
-AJ
Driver: TaylorMade M1 430 (2016) Rogue Silver 110 X Tipped 1"

Fairway Metal: TaylorMade M2 (2016) Speeder 757 X Tipped 1"

2 Iron: Titleist 716 T-Mb Tour AD DI-105x

Irons: Mizuno MP-64 4-PW DG X100 Tour Issue Hard Stepped +1.5" 1* Up

Wedges: Vokey SM6 51*/ 56*/ 61* DG Wedge +1.5" 1*Up

Putter: Scotty Newport 2 38" Dual Balance SuperStroke 2.0

Ball: Callaway Chrome Soft (2016)

Tech: Arccos 360/ Bushnell Tour V3 Jolt

 

Orange County, Ca

 

-AJ

 

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Alan Shanks

 

4-6 handicap thanks to bad putting

 

Au Train, MI

 

Strengths: 40 yards and in. Lob's.

 

Weakness: 3/4 - F 56°/60°, high bunker shots are tough.

 

Set:

 

50° SS bent 1.5° weak

 

54° SS bent 1.5° weak (with back heel combo grind) + .25" SW D2.5

 

58° WS bent 1° weak (with back heel combo grind) + .50" SW D2.5

 

Color code Yellow.

 

KBS 610's, Golf pride MCC Plus 4 Gray.

 

Been looking to pull the trigger on these. I use my last name as an offensive move. I love watching the chills of competitors when I tell them it's Shanks.

 

 

 

Current golfing conditions, course should open early April.

 

 

Alan Shanks

 

TM R1

TM TS 3 wood

TM Jet Speed 2 hybrid

Titleist 712U 3

TM Rocket Bladez Tour 4-Pw

TM TP 52°

TM TP 56°

TM TP 60°

TM Ghost Maranello

Pro V1

 

And Go Blue!

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Tom Robbins

Gloucester MA

 

Strengths -Full shots 110-85 yds,

Weakness- Half shots and short chips , precision from sand.

 

Specs  50-ss

            54 ss

            58 es

 

Regular Flex, Blue Dot, Gold Grip

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Marc Wagoner

kernersville, nc, USA

 

Strength:  chipping and pitching short distances

weakness: getting loft off of tight lies and consistent distance control

 

50SS, 54ES, 58ES All wedges +1 Yellow dot, cfs Graphite Stiff

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Jim Watson

Treasure Island Florida

Strength--- solid wedge player on full shots.

Weakness-- half wedge or touch wedge shots, 30-40 yard bunker shot.

My specs are black dot standard length shafts stiff flex steel..

Lofts 52-56-60*

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