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Jon, Minnesota


3.7 index


TaylorMade 2017 M1 19 degree with stock Kuro Kage 85 gram X


Not custom fit


Weakness with most hybrids is they fly too high and spin too much. Strength, accuracy and control, distance with the right club.





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- Hyung Kyun & California

- Nike Vapor Fly #3 20 Degrees & Mitsubishi Diamana D+ White 90 Stiff

- No

- Strengths: Not much. No confidence with my hybrid.

- Weakness: Ball flight too high. Constant miss to right.

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Adams Super Hybrid Fubuki AX h350 Ct stiff

Not custom fit

Strength is high with consistent good distance: Weakness is an occasional pull/hook

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Jason - Michigan


Ping I20 20 degree w/ Project X 6.0 shaft.


Not custom fit.


I hit my hybrid consistently. It is a go to shot on tight par 5s.


I tend to hit my hybrid lower then I would like.

Driver: Rogue Sub Zero 10.5* w/ Hzrdus yellow 6.0 76g or Tour AD DI-6x

3 Wood: Taylormade Aerobruner 16.5* HL w/ Aldila Rogue Silver 70 X

Hybrid: Ping I20 20* w/ Project X 6.0

Irons : Taylormade P770 4-PW w/ KBS Tour FLT X (2* Flat)

Wedges: Titleist SM7 52*, 56*, and 60*

Putter: Odyssey R-Line

Grips: Golf Pride CP2 wrap midsize

Handicap: 12

Location: Michigan

Left Handed

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- Adam, Oregon

- Titleist 816h1 21* with Diamana Blue 80, Titleist 585h 24* with Dunamox Gold X100

- Not custom fit

- Strengths: consistent contact, decent distance. Weaknesses: big miss left

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I'm Steve from Arizona

I'm currently playing Adams A7 Pro Hybrids with UST Axivcore Black Stiff Shafts.  I use 19 Degree and a 23 Degree  Hybrids.

They were not custom fit fit with proper shafts, but are 2 Degrees Flat.

If I am swinging solidly I do hit them High and straight, but if I'm a little off I do get a pulled shot.  As I have been custom fit by KBS with Tour 90 Stiffs, Soft Stepped 1, I believe I'll probably opt for the R+'s.

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Lee, Colorado

Adams Idea a12; 17*, 21* with MRC Kuro Kage 80hy S shafts.

Sort of; fitted myself after extensive testing. Have built my own clubs for 11 years.

Strengths include consistent face contact, good distance and trajectory control. Primary weakness is swing tempo which occasionally produces big blocks right or hard left hooks.

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- Your first name & home state/province: scot/California

- Your current hybrid and shaft combo, with lofts: Titleist 915h (18* set to b2 & 23* set to b2, both w/Diamana blue stuff hy 80)

- Hybrid/shaft custom fit? Custom fit from Titleist, Oceanside

- Strengths of your hybrid game- Consistent ball flight/pattern/distance

- Weaknesses of your hybrid game: just want and need to hit them farther

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Brian, California

Callaway XR 4 Hybrid 22deg , Callaway XR 3 19deg

Project X Regular, Yes Custome fit

Putting a Draw on ball flight



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             Titleist SM7 50, 55, 60
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Nave; Michigan

Titleist 816 H1 19* Diamana White 90 Stiff


Miss is a hook left



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Titleist 917 D3 8.5* (16g Toe / C1) w/Mitsubishi Diamana D+ Limited Edition 70 Stiff (Gamer) or Grafalloy BiMatrix (White) Stiff or Matrix Red Tie 6Q3 Stiff
TaylorMade R9 SuperDeep 10.5* (set to 9*) w/UST Proforce V2 Tour Flight Stiff (16g Toe/14g Heel) or Project X Blue 6.0 Stiff (16g Toe/1g Heel)
Titleist 917 F2 16.5* (18g Toe / C1) w/Mitsubishi Diamana D+ Limited Edition 80 Stiff (Gamer) or Matrix Red Tie 7Q3 Stiff or Grafalloy Epic T90 Stiff
Titleist 816 H1 19* (B1 or C1) w/Mitsubishi Diamana D+ White 90 HY Stiff (Gamer) or Matrix Red Tie HQ3 Stiff
Mizuno MP-30 2i w/Rifle Tour Flighted 5.5
Mizuno MP-5 3-PW w/Project X 5.5; 1* Flat
Cleveland RTX-3 Tour Raw 54* 2 Dot / 60* 1 Dot
Scotty Cameron Studio Select Newport 2 (2014) 35" w/25gx2 (380g head)
Bridgestone B330S / Titleist Pro V1 / V1X
Apparel / Shoes:  The Brand With The 3 Stripes

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Tim - Brookville, IN

Callaway Steelhead XR Hybrid 19* Aldila ATX85H Stiff Shaft

Callaway Steelhead XR Hybrid 22* Mitsubishi Kuro Kage 80 Stiff Shaft

Not fitted

Strength - Distance

Weakness - Trouble hitting it straight

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Ok,  this sounds like something I would like to try.  Previously gamed a Titleist 585h 21* with a Aldila NV 85g shaft that I was able to hit high and land soft.  Went with lower weighted shafts since I do better with lighter shafts in my driver but I am thinking that I need to get a shaft that is a little bit heavier more like the Aldila.



- Chris from Virginia

- Titleist 915h 21*  Diamana Blue 70gr

  Titleist 816h1 19* turned down to 18*  Diamana Blue 70gr

- Not custom fit

- Strength - ability to work the ball and hitting hybrids vs. fairway woods

  Weakness - consistent height.  Some shots are a nice high trajectory while others are low.  Prefer the higher ball flight.  



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:   :seemore-small: mFGP2

Backups:  :taylormade-small:TM-180, :odyssey-small: Milled Collection RSX 2, Bellum Winmore 787, logo-horizontal-black.svg Directed Force 2.1 

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


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Would love to try and test.

Two hybrids Tour Edge 3 and 4. UST v2 in 4, recoil in 3

Not professionally fitted but I'm extreme knowledge about fitting as I did it at Golfsmith for 3 years

10 handicap

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