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Matt Iowa

 

Ping anser 23 degree, stiff tfc800

Cobra king f6 baffler 18.5D degree, 75g 6.0 2.9 hzrdus

 

Not custom fit

 

Not afraid to play my hybrids off the tee or from sketchy lies, I am sometimes afraid of turning them left, which is not the shape I normally play.

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Brenton - Pennsylvania 

Callaway X Utility Prototype Iron 24* Project X Pxi 6.0

Off the rack

Strength - Consistent distance / Weakness - Snap hook

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Mike

Florida

22* Callaway XHot Pro

Stock shaft, Project X 6.0, tipped an inch

Interested in the stiff+

Big miss is a hook/pull, but can nuke it when everything falls into place

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Chris, CA

Diamana Blue board

S+, 95 g would be good

I would like to hit the hybrid a little higher

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- Your first name & home state/province - Clete, Omaha, NE


- Your current hybrid and shaft combo, with lofts - Cleveland 588 3h, Matrix OZIK Altus Shaft, 20.5*


- Hybrid/shaft custom fit? - No


- Strengths/weakness of your hybrid game - Strength: Fills in gap between 3W & 2/3i nicely, confidence. Weakness: Getting the ball in the air quickly.



Mizuno MP58 4-PW (std. specs)

Titleist 910D3 (9* stiff)

Righty

Omaha, NE

10 HC

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- Bill, Washington State


- Adams Idea Super Pro. 20°, 18°, Project X 6.0 hybrid graphite.


- Kinda


- Strengths/weakness , airborne easily, but inconsistent in contact off the turf ?


 


Love to try the KBS in 85 gm. stiff.


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- Rodel - California


- Titleist 816H1 21 degree Diamana White D+ Stiff


- Hybrid and Shaft were NOT custom fit


- Strengths:  Long.  Weakness:  Low-Mid Flight.  Want a little higher.  Tendency to pull/hook.


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Thanks for the opportunity....  I have done club repair for approx. 25 years.... have retired, but have the ability to change shafts, grips, etc.   I would love to try the shafts...    Thanks john young - Blue Bell Pennsylvania 

 

Currently use 4 hybrids all Taylormade...     2 17degree   3 19 degree  4 22 degree  5 25 degree

 

Two different shaft ...   the 4 & 5 hybrids are Taylormade std. heads with  Aldila Re-Ax  65  regular flex

 

The other two are ...    the 2 & 3 hybrids are Taylormade TP heads with Aldila Voodoo  regular flex

 

Shafts are not custom fit ..

 

Strengths....  hybrids have helped me greatly as I'm not a good long iron player.

 

Weaknesses...  Some directional issues.... 

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d- Ryan - Columbia, South Carolina


- Adams Idea Tech V3 -  3 (19 Degrees)  and 4 (21 Degrees )  


- Bassara 65 Gram Stiff Flex 


- Workable, High Flight, Land Soft.



:callaway-small: Rogue 9° Tour AD-DI 7S , XR Pro 16° PX LZ 6.0 

:cobra-small: King F7 19° Fuji Pro 75H

:ping-small: i25 5-W DG S300 White Dot

:callaway-small: MD3 50°, 54°, 58° DG S400 3 UP

:odyssey-small: Stroke Lab Double Wide 35'

 

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Hello, I'm William from Maryland. I have experience with changing shafts and grips, as well as total club assembly.

My current hybrids are Taylormade SLDR 3H 19 degree with stock Fujikura 72 gram shaft S flex.

Callaway Steelhead 4H 22 degree with stock Ozik Program 65 gram S flex.

I have not been custom fit for either of my hybrids.

My strength with my hybrids is my consistency with ball striking.

My weakness is my distance control and accuracy.

I am far more accurate with my SLDR hybrid, but my distance varies between the two by as much as 30 yards.

I would love to be chosen to test these KBS TOUR HYBRID SHAFTS.

Hoping they would help me with better distance control.

Thanks.

 

 

 

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Jason, WA


Callaway XR OS #3 hybrid 19* Mitsubishi Fubuki AT 55/60 Graphite


Hybrid/shaft custom fit? No


Ball flight too low.



Jason Day (No, not that one!)

Irons: Callaway Rogue X Regular Flex Steel

Driver: Ping G400 Regular flex

Right Handed

Cheney, WA

Avg 18 Hole Score: ~92

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Dave, Ontario

'16 M1 3 set to 20*, Matrix Altus Tour X

Not fitted for hybrid ( but for all else)

Strength- hit high and spinning 230 with baby fade consistent with smooth swing

Weakness - wind eats up the high spinning shot. If need to step on it for more distance, balloons and lose control


Driver: M1 10.5 Rogue 125 60X

Fairway: BBA 16 Rogue 70X

Hybrid: M1 3 Altus Tour X

Irons: 4-PW 716CB TI X100

Wedges: SM6 52, 56, 60 TI X100/S400

Putter: Newport 2.5

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 Jim ;  from Idaho 

- Your current hybrid and shaft combo, with lofts:  Ping Hybrids 18 and 21 degrees with stiff Accra HF 370 tip stiff

- Hybrid/shaft custom fit? Yes , by Cool Clubs in Arizona 

- Strengths/weakness of your hybrid game : My strengths are I can hit draws with the  both  Hybrids when needed, the weakness is that I could use a little more height to land softer . 

 

I play KBS Tour in my irons and love the shafts .

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Dan

Virginia

 

I play three hybrids:  Taylormade M1  19* with a Matrix Ozik Altus shaft stiff  

Taylormade Rocketballs stage 2 23* with Matrix Qzik Altus Shaft stiff

Callaway Apex hybrid 26* stock shaft, may put the 5 iron back into play.

 

I like that I can hit the ball hi and straight into greens and get them to hold.  I tend to miss the 3 and 5 hybrids with a draw when I miss.  I can hit a controlled fade and straight at will the draw sometimes hooks.


Driver: Callaway Epic Flash 10.5 * Ventus Blue 6s pure 

3 Fairway: Callaway Rogue 15*  Matrix Ozik HD7 tp 

3 Hybrid:  Taylormade M3 TP 18.5*   4 Hybrid:  Taylormade Rocketballs stage 2  22.5* 

5 iron Srixon U85

6-P Irons:  KZG Forged III  

Gap Wedge: Cleveland CBX 50*  Sand Wedge:  Cleveland RTX 4  54*  

Lob Wedge:  Callaway MD5 Jaws 58/12 M

Putter:  Evnroll ER 8.3 34" Gravity grip 

Ball:  Bridgestone B rxs Yellow

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Steve The Woodlands Texas

7.4 index

2017 M1 set to 17.5 w/ Kurokage R flex

2017 EPIC 4 set to 21 w/Hzdrus R flex

 

Would love to try these out-tend to leave both left with my misses.  Thanks for the opportunity

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- David, Georgia

- PXG 0317 19* w/Veylix Rome 988 Stiff

- No

- Strengths: Accuracy, Weakness: Distance (lack of)

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Jason / British Columbia

 

SLDR 3hy 19' stock speeder 72g s

 

Not custom fit.

 

Strength can hit it high or low, nice fairway finder on tight par 4's

 

Good compromise between the longer 3w & long iron fits the distance gap

 

 

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Steve, Michigan. 

 

- Adams Boxer A3 Grafalloy ProLaunch Red HY stiff
- No
- Strengths: Accuracy, Weakness: Distance at times

 

I have tried many different graphite shafts.  Usually use a stiff shaft.  Handicap about 15.  Love my 3 and 4 adams hybrid.  I can do club repair, adjust lie/pitch cut shafts, replace grips.  Have the equipment to pull shafts and replace if necessary.

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