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If you ever need more testers, I'm just a little farther west on 64. Always happy to come down to Yorktown. If we go over to Williamsburg, I'll buy pitchers at Paul's Deli.

 

They are always looking for testers.  There is a time commitment and time constraint.  Each session generally lasts an hour.  I think there are about 6 driver sessions,  8 putter sessions, a 6 iron session, 3 fairway, 3 hybrid, and 4 wedge sessions.   So you are in for roughly 30 hours, usually do one session in a day and about 2 sessions a week.    All you have to do is contact Sam at MGS labs and he can get your info.  

Driver:  :ping-small: G400 Max 9* w/ KBS Tour Driven
Fairway: :callaway-logo-1: Paradym AI Smoke Max HL  16.5* w/MCA TENSEI AV Series Blue
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:   Sacks Parente MC 3 Stripe

Backup Putters:  :odyssey-small: Milled Collection RSX 2

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

 

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Here's a question -

 

Have you ever changed your mind and not purchased based on a review?

 

I have - the new Hogan irons. I was all hung ho until reviews convinced me that these irons were not for me.

 

 

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Driver: Taylor Made Xi10 10.5 Diamana S plus 60  R flex   - 44.25 

Fairways:  Ping G410 5, 7, 9 wood  Alta CB red 65 R flex

Hybrid:  Ping G410  26 degree  Alta CB Red 70 R flex 

Irons: Ping G430  7-PW, 45, 50 Alta CB black 65 soft R flex 

Wedges:  Ping 195 S54, E58

Wedges and irons are - 1/2” and one degree flat 

Putter: Sacks Parente Duke 32.5”

Ball: Titleist Pro VI or Callaway Chrome Soft X ls

 

While not at the same time I was fit for every club in my bag as well as the Pro VI ball. I use the chrome soft x ls on my league course.  It has much softer softer greens than the club that I belong to. 

I’m on a mission to shoot my age - lifetime lowest round is 66 and I’m currently 67. 

 

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I'm just glad I'm a poor government worker otherwise I'd probably be spending money hand over fist after reading quite a few of the reviews.

In the bag:
Driver:cobra-small: Darkspeed X 9°  UST Mamiya LIN-Q M40X Blue 7F4
Fairway: :callaway-logo-1: Apex UW 19° & 21° Project X HZRDUS Smoke RDX Black 5.5

Irons: :mizuno-small: JPX 923 HMP 5-PW UST Mamiya Recoil 95 F4
Wedges: :mizuno-small: T-22 Denim Copper 48°, 52° & 56° UST Mamiya Recoil 95 F4
Putter :Sub70: Sycamore 005 Wide Blade
Bag: 
:callaway-logo-1: Fairway 14 stand bag
Balls: :callaway-small: Chrome Tour

Cart: :CaddyTek: CaddyLite ONE Ver. 8


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I had a putting green installed in my yard last fall while I redid the landscaping.  I purchased The Perfect Putter and Dead Zero putting disks based on an article on this site.  The green is over 50' long with a few breaks and I want to practice breaking puts and hoping the Perfect Putter will help me to understand them.  The Dead Zero disks are for extra targets on the green.

 

I also hit a couple of Evnroll putters at Golftown and am thinking of getting a putter fitting at a location near me who stock these putters.

 

Probably belongs in its own thread but can we hear more about this putting green?

 

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I will post a review of the green in the spring, right now it is covered in snow.  I got less than 10hrs with it before winter so can't give any details until I spend more time using it.  The green is polypropylene that is sand filled to better allow pitch shots.  I used Ike's Turf and information about the green is on their website.  I have no affiliation with them other than being a customer.

Driver - Ping G410

Woods - Callaway Rogue 5 wood

Hybrid - Titleist TS2 21 degree

Irons - Taylormade P790 5-PW

Wedges - Taylormade MG3 50, 54, 58, SM9 60

Putter - Mizuno Black Carbon BC3

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I know that Carbon putters did well in the 2015 most wanted putter. They have a lefty model that I am looking at that is clean. Meaning a blank canvas. I can add sightlines, stamping and face milling. It has the weight that I am looking for and it is the correct setup. If I make the purchase and it looks like early March will be the trigger pull. This will be based 100% on MGS review and 👍 for this product. Unless I hear from other members that I trust and they say it's a bad move.

Lefties are always in their Right Mind

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Here's a question -

 

Have you ever changed your mind and not purchased based on a review?

 

I have - the new Hogan irons. I was all hung ho until reviews convinced me that these irons were not for me.

 

 

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For me it was when I found out they didn't make the ones I wanted in a Lefthanded model.

Lefties are always in their Right Mind

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I know that Carbon putters did well in the 2015 most wanted putter. They have a lefty model that I am looking at that is clean. Meaning a blank canvas. I can add sightlines, stamping and face milling. It has the weight that I am looking for and it is the correct setup. If I make the purchase and it looks like early March will be the trigger pull. This will be based 100% on MGS review and for this product. Unless I hear from other members that I trust and they say it's a bad move.

Never heard anything negative about the Carbon Putter. I've seen them in the wild, right hand but never lefty.

 

 

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Left Hand, 

Driver; PXG 0311XF Cypher 50 gr Senior  
5 wood; Ping 425, Senior Shaft 55 gr       
7 wood; Ping 425, Senior Shaft 55 gr      
5 hybrid; Cally Steelhead, Hazardous R2     
Irons; Mizuno JPX 923HM 7-GW Recoil 460 F2
Wedges; Titleist S9 54*, Mizuno SW 56*

Putter; Waaay too many to list

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I know that Carbon putters did well in the 2015 most wanted putter. They have a lefty model that I am looking at that is clean. Meaning a blank canvas. I can add sightlines, stamping and face milling. It has the weight that I am looking for and it is the correct setup. If I make the purchase and it looks like early March will be the trigger pull. This will be based 100% on MGS review and for this product. Unless I hear from other members that I trust and they say it's a bad move.

 

Saw some posts on WRX I think that implied they had some delivery/communication issues.  I have played around with them at MGS labs.  Carbon has I had models in the most wanted testing and a few on the wall of putters.   I actually like the model in this years test.   It is a wide body blade that has a definite ting sound at impact.   i like the product and have considered buying one in the past until my being cheap side rears its ugly head.   

Driver:  :ping-small: G400 Max 9* w/ KBS Tour Driven
Fairway: :callaway-logo-1: Paradym AI Smoke Max HL  16.5* w/MCA TENSEI AV Series Blue
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:   Sacks Parente MC 3 Stripe

Backup Putters:  :odyssey-small: Milled Collection RSX 2

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

 

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Saw some posts on WRX I think that implied they had some delivery/communication issues. I have played around with them at MGS labs. Carbon has I had models in the most wanted testing and a few on the wall of putters. I actually like the model in this years test. It is a wide body blade that has a definite ting sound at impact. i like the product and have considered buying one in the past until my being cheap side rears its ugly head.

It is the 1/4 Ringo Putter. Being able to customize it somewhat is a plus, and the cost compared to other “custom” putters is not even close, almost cheap compared to. I want murder it out, and this will allow me to do that.

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It is the 1/4 Ringo Putter. Being able to customize it somewhat is a plus, and the cost compared to other “custom” putters is not even close, almost cheap compared to. I want murder it out, and this will allow me to do that.

 

 

You can look at the test results from the past few years Ringo long neck (2017), Ringo (2016 finished 3rd), Ringo 1/4 (2015 finished 1st) to see what MGS has to say.   If it is as a price you like,  I think you will get a high quality putter.  

Driver:  :ping-small: G400 Max 9* w/ KBS Tour Driven
Fairway: :callaway-logo-1: Paradym AI Smoke Max HL  16.5* w/MCA TENSEI AV Series Blue
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:   Sacks Parente MC 3 Stripe

Backup Putters:  :odyssey-small: Milled Collection RSX 2

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

 

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You can look at the test results from the past few years Ringo long neck (2017), Ringo (2016 finished 3rd), Ringo 1/4 (2015 finished 1st) to see what MGS has to say. If it is as a price you like, I think you will get a high quality putter.

I've pretty much read all of those as they happened each year. I haven't heard any negative about them, just haven't heard much. The putter market is saturated with new products all the time, and it seems the newest and greatest get the talk, but you don't win 1st place in the MGS testing if you aren't any good. I will probably go ahead and get it soon. I probably won't do personalization that way if I need to sell, it doesn't have my name on it. I will keep it relatively clean.

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I've pretty much read all of those as they happened each year. I haven't heard any negative about them, just haven't heard much. The putter market is saturated with new products all the time, and it seems the newest and greatest get the talk, but you don't win 1st place in the MGS testing if you aren't any good. I will probably go ahead and get it soon. I probably won't do personalization that way if I need to sell, it doesn't have my name on it. I will keep it relatively clean.

I have 2 really nice custom putters with my name on them and I can't give them away.

 

 

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Left Hand, 

Driver; PXG 0311XF Cypher 50 gr Senior  
5 wood; Ping 425, Senior Shaft 55 gr       
7 wood; Ping 425, Senior Shaft 55 gr      
5 hybrid; Cally Steelhead, Hazardous R2     
Irons; Mizuno JPX 923HM 7-GW Recoil 460 F2
Wedges; Titleist S9 54*, Mizuno SW 56*

Putter; Waaay too many to list

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I have 2 really nice custom putters with my name on them and I can't give them away.

 

 

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Send me a PM.

 

 

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Rick

 

 

Left Hand, 

Driver; PXG 0311XF Cypher 50 gr Senior  
5 wood; Ping 425, Senior Shaft 55 gr       
7 wood; Ping 425, Senior Shaft 55 gr      
5 hybrid; Cally Steelhead, Hazardous R2     
Irons; Mizuno JPX 923HM 7-GW Recoil 460 F2
Wedges; Titleist S9 54*, Mizuno SW 56*

Putter; Waaay too many to list

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I'm a lefty, whatcha got, if the putter works, you can call me Ricky

Send me. PM.

 

 

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Rick

 

 

Left Hand, 

Driver; PXG 0311XF Cypher 50 gr Senior  
5 wood; Ping 425, Senior Shaft 55 gr       
7 wood; Ping 425, Senior Shaft 55 gr      
5 hybrid; Cally Steelhead, Hazardous R2     
Irons; Mizuno JPX 923HM 7-GW Recoil 460 F2
Wedges; Titleist S9 54*, Mizuno SW 56*

Putter; Waaay too many to list

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I had a tough German grandfather myself. Hard working Strong willed man.

 

 

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So my grandmother was Irish. Last name Miller. I love Glenlevit, Jamison, and of course Guinness. Forget about the other three quarters German they just want to eat spaetzles and sauerkraut and disgusting limburger cheese.

:cobra-small:             F7+ w/Fujikura Pro XLR8 Graphite Shaft

Ben_Hogan_Golf_Equipment_Company.jpg.b9602c912623c841ad9ad52593c15dee.jpg                3-I  MPF H-Series3B2M graphite Shaft w/Winn Dri-Tac grip mid

MALTBY.png.a2a7b0f0659df827f6200a68ab77f34c.png            STi   Irons 5-SW   KURO KAGE  70IR Flex-R  Lamkin Grips

 :cobra-small:             King F6 Hybrid Matrix Red Tie HQ4 Graphite Shaft

MALTBY.png.a2a7b0f0659df827f6200a68ab77f34c.png           Forged FGT  60* wedge KURO KAGE 70R SS cross Comfort grip

:odyssey-small:           O-Putter 1W

                        

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  • 11 months later...

Thought this would be a fun bump from #ThisTimeLastYear

Now that we're another year later, anybody use the 2018 reviews in a purchasing decision?? (For better or worse)

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:ping-small: G410+
:755178188_TourEdge: EXS 5W
:cobra-small: King F7 Hy

:ping-small: i500 5-GW
wxW5hk4.jpg Equalizer 56/60
:ping-small: Heppler Ketsch

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55 minutes ago, GSwag said:

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Same here.

Left Hand orientation

:taylormade-small:SIM 2 D Max with Fujikura Air Speeder Shaft 

Cobra  Radspeed 3W/RIptide Shaft
:ping-small:  410  Hybrids 22*, 26*

Cobra Speed Zone 6-GP/Recoil ESX 460 F3 Shafts 

:titelist-small: SM7 54* Wedge

:ping-small: Glide 3.0  60* Wedge

:odyssey-small: O Works putter

:ShotScope: V3
:918457628_PrecisionPro:NX9-HD

:CaddyTek: - 4 Wheel 

EZGO TXT 48v cart
:footjoy-small: - too many shoes to list and so many to buy

:1590477705_SunMountain: And  BAG Boy

Golf Balls: Vice Pro Plus 

2020 Official Teste:SuperSpeed: Beginning Driver Speed  - 78

2019 Official Tester :ping-small:  410 Driver

2018 Official Tester :wilson-small: C300

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1 hour ago, GSwag said:

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Make it 3.

Wilson Staff C300 9.0* Fujikura Pro 58 stiff

Callaway Rogue 3W Mitsubishi Diamana D+ LTD 80 stiff

Mizuno MP-18 MMC FLI-HI 2 iron UST Mamiya Recoil 95 stiff

Ping I200's 4-W Aerotech Steelfiber I110 CW stiff

Ping Glide 52* and 58* stiff

Bettinardi Studio Stock #38 Armlock

 

 

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Ping g400 driver. Didn't go LST, but standard. Also Ping Glide 2.0 Wedge, both of these were all MGS driven decisions. Also all for the better!

We'll see what this year has to come, but I can guarantee there will be something that is a sole MGS guided purchase. I really do want to see the new big stick most wanted. Hoping there are a few surprises along the way. 

⛳🛄 as of Nov 6, 2023 (Past WITB
Driver:  :callaway-small: Paradym TD w/ GD ADDI 6X Driver Shootout! 

Wood:    :cobra-small: F7 3 wood 14.5* w/ Motore F1 Shaft

Irons:   :titleist-small: T Series - T200 5 Iron
                                          T150 6-9 Iron
                                          T100 PW/GW

Wedge:  Toura Golf - A Spec 53,37,61 degree 

Putter:  Screenshot 2023-06-02 13.10.30.png Mezz Max!

Balls:     Vice Pro Plus Drip (Blue/Orange)

 

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G400 LST and Hogan Equalizer wedge.


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  • Titleist TSi3 Fujikura Speeder NX Blue 60X
  • TaylorMade SIM2 3 wood Fujilkura Ventus Blue 7-X
  • Titleist U505 2 Tensei 1K Black 85 X
  • Titleist T100 4-P Nippon Modus 3 120X
  • PING S159 50-S 55-H 59-T DG X100
  • L.A.B. MEZZ Max Broom Accra 47" 79.5*
  • Srixon Z-Star XV 

Currently testing the 2024 PING S159 wedges…

https://forum.mygolfspy.com/topic/63483-testers-announced-ping-s159-wedges/

Was testing, still loving the 2023 Titleist T100 Irons 4-P

https://forum.mygolfspy.com/topic/60456-titleist-t-series-irons-2023-forum-review/

 

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Evnroll ER2. I'm almost willing to bet that 50% of Evnroll sales are to people that have read MGS. 

WITB:

Driver:   :taylormade-small: SIM2 Max 12° - Accra TZ6 M4

FW Wood:     th.jpg.d6e2abdaeb04f007fd259c979f389de6.jpg Gen5 0311 7w  Fujikura Motore X F3

Irons:   :srixon-small: ZX7 PW-7i, ZX5 6i-5i

Wedges: :cleveland-small:  Zipcore 50°, 58°

Putter:   :taylormade-small: MySpider X

Cart: image.png.5aa5e9b8c0d6e08a2b12be76a06a07ca.pngOnewheel XR+

Ball: :srixon-small: Z-Star Diamond/ Z-Star XV

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Evnroll ER2. I'm almost willing to bet that 50% of Evnroll sales are to people that have read MGS. 


Same and same.

Driver:            :cobra-small: Aerojet 9* | Hzrdus Black Gen 4
Fairway:         :ping-small: G410 3W 13* | Alta CB 65
Hybrid:           :titleist-small: TS2 18* | Tensei AV Blue 70 S
Hybrid:           :ping-small: iCrossover 20* | Kai'li White 80
Irons:              :taylormade-small: P790 5-PW | DG S300
Wedges:         :titleist-small: Vokey SM9 | 52, 56, 60 | DG S200
Putter:            :L.A.B.: Link.1 | Accra x LAB

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I got a Ping Traverse bag off outlet local classifieds. The guy I bought it from mentioned it was an MGS top pick. We had a chuckle that we both read it.
I now have a G400 LST. I hit that at a demo day, got fooled by recency syndrome, bought an M3, then corrected myself once the LST went on sale at the end of last year. All the talk of putter face tech led me to a Cleveland Elevado. It didn’t score all that well on most wanted testing, but it felt good and the face tech sold me.
I later got a P2 grip for the putter from reviews here.


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:ping-small: G400 LST 8.5 Ping Tour 65 Stiff

:adams-small: Adams XTD Ti 18 deg 3Hy

:benhogan-small: Ben Hogan PTx 22-46 

:benhogan-small: Ben Hogan TK15 50, 54, 58 deg wedges

:cameron-small: Futura 5.5

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Evnroll ER2. I'm almost willing to bet that 50% of Evnroll sales are to people that have read MGS. 

I have spent a decent amount of time at the putting green at the pgass and some others. I have never seen anyone looking hard at Evnrolls. odyssey, spiders, Ping, Scotty’s...
I don’t recall ever hearing an employee recommend one either.
So your 50% estimate wouldn’t surprise me.


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:ping-small: G400 LST 8.5 Ping Tour 65 Stiff

:adams-small: Adams XTD Ti 18 deg 3Hy

:benhogan-small: Ben Hogan PTx 22-46 

:benhogan-small: Ben Hogan TK15 50, 54, 58 deg wedges

:cameron-small: Futura 5.5

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I have spent a decent amount of time at the putting green at the pgass and some others. I have never seen anyone looking hard at Evnrolls. odyssey, spiders, Ping, Scotty’s...
I don’t recall ever hearing an employee recommend one either.
So your 50% estimate wouldn’t surprise me.


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I golf as a single 90% of the time and get paired with whoever the gods see fit. In 9 months, so 40 odd rounds, not a single person has heard of Evnroll. 

WITB:

Driver:   :taylormade-small: SIM2 Max 12° - Accra TZ6 M4

FW Wood:     th.jpg.d6e2abdaeb04f007fd259c979f389de6.jpg Gen5 0311 7w  Fujikura Motore X F3

Irons:   :srixon-small: ZX7 PW-7i, ZX5 6i-5i

Wedges: :cleveland-small:  Zipcore 50°, 58°

Putter:   :taylormade-small: MySpider X

Cart: image.png.5aa5e9b8c0d6e08a2b12be76a06a07ca.pngOnewheel XR+

Ball: :srixon-small: Z-Star Diamond/ Z-Star XV

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I got the Puma Grip Fusions when they went on sale. Because the Ping bags were all top bags I bought the DLX. And same with the drivers. I asked to only get fit for Ping drivers and the LST was the best. All good choices. Last year it was the F7 hybrid and Ping Gs. I went to see if I could upgrade on the irons the other day and the fitter and I agreed what I had was good enough. I slowly bought 5-U last winter and they are working out great. Thanks for the good work MGS. I tired the true fit by the way and I hit the LST better then the recommended SFT from true fit.

 

 

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Krank Formula X Veylix Alpina 573 45" 9*

:755178188_TourEdge:CBX 3 Wood Matrix HD Radix S VIII 43" 15*

Krank Formula X 5 Wood Matrix HD Radix S VIII 42" 18*

Wishon Golf 775HS 3H Matrix Ozik Altus Hybrid X-Flex  39.75" 21*

Wishon Golf 585HI 3DI  same shaft as irons 38.25" 21*

Wishon Golf 575 MMC Forged 5-A N.S.Pro Modus 3 Tour 120X

Wishon Golf Micro-Groove HM S, L same shaft as irons 

:EVNROLL: ER7B Gravity Grip 35"

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Cobra F8 irons and Bridgestone Tour B XW1 56 wedge. When I went to get irons it was down to two sets for me, the Cobras and Callaway Rogue. I was getting similar performance from both. The reviews here were the tiebreaker in making my decision.

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