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You know, I know I dropped MacGregor pretty quick, but I also miss the Strata line of golf balls and even the Dunlop Loco Pro line of golf balls too. Love those things, especially the ol' Loco Pro and the Strata Tour Ace, the golf balls of my youth.

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:callaway-small: Epic Flash Sub Zero, 14*, Kuro Kage Silver TINI Dual Core 60-S 

:cobra-small: F9 Speedback, 17.5, Hzrdus Yellow 70-S

:ping-small: G710, 4-UW, Blue Dot, Nippon Modus 105-S

:honma: TW-W4, 56*, Nippon Modus 125

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MacGregor and it isn't even close.

AMEN!!!!!---- I can remember when Golfsmith bought and ruined that brand--- Anyone on here that is an old timer that knows me well knows I am a dyed in the wool Macgregor iron man. Lets see I have set

Does Adams count?

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I became a golfer with Ram Tour Grind irons in my bag and Tommy Armor woods in my bag.

 

Of course I would suck with those clubs today but I loved them when I gamed them. I was money with that driver and the Ram 2 iron off the tee.

 

I also gamed Nicklaus Iron Max irons. They were way ahead of their time. A nice combo set - the short irons were muscle backs, the middle irons cavity backs and the 4 iron very similar to the driving irons that many people love. I had two sets of those irons - the first was steal shafted, the second had these Fujikara graphite shafts and I reshafted them with a lighter regular graphite shaft.

 

I was a 1 with those irons - both shafts.

 

 

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Ping G410 - turned down to11.25 degrees, neutral setting - Fujikura Motore X R flex

Ping G410 5-9 wood

Wilson D7 forged 6-GW -  Mamiya recoil 460 R flex

SCOR 52,60

EVNRoll ER 5

Titleist Pro VIx optic yellow with revkev stamped on them

Currently testing Edison wedges to replace SCORS that are wearing out. Also auditions for the 14th spot in the bag.  Current possibilities are a Ping 26 degree hybrid - duplicates the 9 wood or 5 iron but would be used almost exclusively for chipping or Tour Exotics 3 wood simply because you can carry 14 clubs and I might occasionally hit it in certain unusual wind conditions once every four or five rounds. 

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I wouldn't mind seeing Spaulding make a comeback with the Tour Edition ball. Remember those? Only this time with a urethane cover.

Tour Edition balls spun like crazy, imagine what they would be like with a urethane cover. When I first started playing and was poor as dirt I used to use Spalding Canada Cup orange balls, a pure distance ball at the time.

Driver: Cobra F8 Tour length

3W: Cobra King F7 3/4 Wood

5W: Cobra King F7 5/6 Wood

Hybrid 3/4: Cobra F7 20.5*

Irons: 5 to PW Taylormade P790

A Wedge: 48* Vokey SM6 F grind

S Wedge: 54* Vokey SM6 M grind

L Wedge: 58* Vokey SM6 M grind

Putter: Rife Two Bar Hybrid 35" P2 Aware Tour grip

Ball: Taylormade TP 5X

Bag: Hot Z Canadian flag 🇨🇦

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Macgregor. I'd like to see them come back as a smaller company focused on quality forged clubs. Ram were some awesome clubs back in the 70's and 80's.

Can't really think of a 3rd I'd bring back.

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I gamed the Ram FX2 forged irons for 5 or 6 seasons, they were great clubs. I gave them to a friend and he still uses them.

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Driver: Cobra F8 Tour length

3W: Cobra King F7 3/4 Wood

5W: Cobra King F7 5/6 Wood

Hybrid 3/4: Cobra F7 20.5*

Irons: 5 to PW Taylormade P790

A Wedge: 48* Vokey SM6 F grind

S Wedge: 54* Vokey SM6 M grind

L Wedge: 58* Vokey SM6 M grind

Putter: Rife Two Bar Hybrid 35" P2 Aware Tour grip

Ball: Taylormade TP 5X

Bag: Hot Z Canadian flag 🇨🇦

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I gamed the Ram FX2 forged irons for 5 or 6 seasons, they were great clubs. I gave them to a friend and he still uses them.

I remember, I believe it was the late 80's, they had one of the first combo sets. 3-6 Cavity Back and 7-PW Blades.

 

Edit: guess it was early 90's called Pro Set. 3-7 Cavity, 8-PW Blades. Still look very playable.

 

 

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WITB:

Stan Thompson “Reactionizer” persimmon woods 1-4

Spalding Tour Edition 3-PW

Spalding Top-Flite E.V.A. Sand Club

Rife Legend Z Putter

 

 

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I remember, I believe it was the late 80's, they had one of the first combo sets. 3-6 Cavity Back and 7-PW Blades.

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Those are the ones. Compared to clubs today they were heavy, you knew you were swinging something. They had great feel. I'm getting all nostalgic now lol.

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Driver: Cobra F8 Tour length

3W: Cobra King F7 3/4 Wood

5W: Cobra King F7 5/6 Wood

Hybrid 3/4: Cobra F7 20.5*

Irons: 5 to PW Taylormade P790

A Wedge: 48* Vokey SM6 F grind

S Wedge: 54* Vokey SM6 M grind

L Wedge: 58* Vokey SM6 M grind

Putter: Rife Two Bar Hybrid 35" P2 Aware Tour grip

Ball: Taylormade TP 5X

Bag: Hot Z Canadian flag 🇨🇦

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I forgot about Orlimar and their TriMetals.

Love to see these get modernized.

Still have a driver and 3w in the garage that come out every now and then.

 

 

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Chicks dig the LONG ball

In my :callaway-small: staff bag

:cobra-small: King F7+ Mitsubishi Tensei CK Pro White 60 - Graphite Tour X-Stiff

:755178188_TourEdge:  CBX 13.5 3 Wood

:1332069271_TommyArmour:  Atomic Irons 4-AW (reviewing)

:cleveland-small: CG16 Satin 52*

:cleveland-small: 588 RTX 2.0 56* and 60*

Sentio Sierra 101-M Putter

 

Proud tester of the Tommy Armour ATOMIC Irons 

 

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It will always be nike for me

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Driver:   :callaway-small: Epic 10.5 set to 9.5 w/ Tour AD-DI 44.5

FW:   :cobra-small: F6 baffler set at 16º

Hybrid:  NONE
Irons:   :taylormade-small:  3i 2014 TP CB  4-PW 2011 TP MC w/ TT S400

Wedges:   :nike-small: 52º :nike-small: 56º  :edel-golf-1: 60 º w/ KBS C-Taper XS Soft-stepped

Putter:   :ping-small: Sigma G Tyne 34 inches Gold dot

 

 

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Bulls Eye putters for those fools who don't believe putter technology is worth a crap.  ;)

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Callaway  Epic Flash 10.5 Driver
Callaway MAVRIK MAX 3 - wood
Callaway Big Bertha 2019  4 & 5 hybrid 
Tommy Armour 845 MAX 6 - GW Irons
Cleveland CBX 2 54 Degree SW
Cleveland CBX Full-Face Wedge 58 degree
Odyssey Triple Track 10 Putter 


 

 

 



 

 

 

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Wow, MacGregor was first thing that came to my mind

 

Glad I'm not only one

 

 

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Titleist 917D2 10.5

Mizuno JPX EZ 3W, 14U

Cobra Fly-Z Hybrid 18.5

Titleist 816 H1 23

PING G30 5-PW

Cleveland RTX 3.0 50/10 V-MG

Cleveland RTX 3.0 54/14  V-FG

Cleveland RTX 3.0 58/12 V -FG

EVNROLL ER-3

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Don't know about entire companies... but for individual iron sets:

 

Spalding - Tour Edition "Bird on Ball" blades

Ben Hogan - Apex Redline

MacGregor - MT Colokrom

Cleveland - TA1 blades

Tommy Armour - Diamond Scot

Ram - Tom Watson Scoring System wedges

 

I was going to say Toney Penna, but it looks like someone has bought the name and is selling stuff under that name.

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What's in the bag:
Driver - :cobra-small: F8 - Aldila NV Blue 60 ( S )
4 Wood (17*) - :callaway-logo-1: Big Bertha S2H2 - RCH 90 "Firm"
7 Wood  - :callaway-logo-1: Big Bertha Warbird S2H2 - RCH 90 "Firm"
5i - PW - :wilson_staff_small: D7 Forged - Recoil 760 ( S )
GW - LW - :cobra-small: F8 - N.S. Pro Modus3 Tour105 ( S )
Putter - :ping-small: Craz-e
Bag - :1590477705_SunMountain: 2.5 (Black)
Ball -  :taylormade-small: TP5X Pix
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Twitter - @meovino
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What's in timeout:
3 Wood (16*) - :cobra-small: F8 - Aldila NV Blue 60 ( S )
4i - :wilson_staff_small: D7 Forged - Recoil 760 ( S )

 

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Love to see these get modernized.

Still have a driver and 3w in the garage that come out every now and then.

 

 

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Still have a 19* Olimar Trimetal in my bag.It has a sweet feel and high launch when I hit it well.I use it to fill gap between my TM 5 wood and 4 hybrid distance wise.I've tried newer fairways and hybrids but keep coming back to this.

 

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Driver :cobra-small: King F6 matrix White Tie shaft

3 Wood : :taylormade-small: Rocketballz 15* Matrix Ozik X-con5

5 wood :taylormade-small: Rocketballz 19* Matrix Ozik X-con5

Hybrid :taylormade-small: Burner 3H , :cobra-small: King F7 4-5 hybrid

Irons  6-PW :cobra-small:  King Cobra SZ

wedges  :cleveland-small: CG16 52*,56*

Putter :odyssey-small:  Sabertooth

Ball :srixon-small: Tour yellow Q Star or :callaway-small: Chrome Soft yellow/black Truvis

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Does Adams count?

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:cobra-small: SpeedZone 9* w/ Aldila Rogue Silver 60 S
:callaway-small: X2 Hot 3 Deep 14.5* w/ Aldila Tour Green 75 S
:taylormade-small: JetSpeed 5W 19* w/ Matrix Velox T 69 S OR :adams-small: Super LS 3H 19* w/ Kuro Kage Black 80 S
:mizuno-small: JPX919 Forged 4-PW w/ Modus3 105 S
:titelist-small: Vokey SM7 50/08F, 54/14F & 58/08M w/ Modus3 115 Wedge
:EVNROLL: ER1 34" w/ SuperStroke Fatso 2.0
MfleKCg.jpg Pro / 9dZCgaF.jpgH2NO Lite Cart Bag / :Clicgear: 3.0 / :918457628_PrecisionPro: NX7 Pro LRF

My reviews: MLA Putter // Titleist SM7 // PING i500 // PuttOUT

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MacGregor and it isn't even close.

AMEN!!!!!---- I can remember when Golfsmith bought and ruined that brand--- Anyone on here that is an old timer that knows me well knows I am a dyed in the wool Macgregor iron man. Lets see I have sets ranging from a set of 1940 Tommy Armours to 1986 Muirfields. I have just started venturing out in the classic Hogan field too but inside I am a Mac man. 

 

LOL one time my wife and I were in Golfsmith and she saw some Mac irons and told me there are some brand new Mac irons over there. I snarled at her "those are not real Mac irons they are junk" She has been married to me for 30 years and she knows when I snarl like that something is wrong. I took her over and explained to her that they were cast junk much to dismay of some of the present staff. She did go in self defense well there are some Macgregor golf bags over there. I snarled again "those are not real Macgregor golf bags like mine made by the Burton Company in the USA those are made in China and the zippers and such are crap!" I left at that point and never went back again.

 

Now being truthful I was never a big Mac wedge fan except for the 59 thru 62 FC wedges. Never was a big Mac putter fan either. I was mostly a big Wilson Staff ,Spalding or Hogan wedge fan. Was always a big Mac fairway wood fan but preferred either Izette custom drivers or Toney Penna

 

One of my biggest dreams if I hit a lottery was to buy the Macgregor name and go back to making quality FORGED blade irons like they used to and have quality craftsmen like Don White grinding them and have either Burton or Vessel making my bags

 

OK mini rant over

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Driver --- Honma G1-X Stock R Flex----  3W Callaway Steelhead UST Pro Force Gold 65 stiff--- 2 iron 1980 Macgregor VIP Nike R flex-------- Irons 3 thru PW 1980 Macgregor VIP Hogan Apex shafts--- SW Cleveland 588 Sensicore S-400-- Putter Rusty Santa Fe Bulls Eye Fluted shaft-- Bag Old School Hoofer I had in the stash--- Goes along with my raggety persona

 

 

 

 

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You know, I know I dropped MacGregor pretty quick, but I also miss the Strata line of golf balls and even the Dunlop Loco Pro line of golf balls too. Love those things, especially the ol' Loco Pro and the Strata Tour Ace, the golf balls of my youth.

On balls I would have to say the Dunlop HT-100 Balata-- My holy grail ball of all time

Driver --- Honma G1-X Stock R Flex----  3W Callaway Steelhead UST Pro Force Gold 65 stiff--- 2 iron 1980 Macgregor VIP Nike R flex-------- Irons 3 thru PW 1980 Macgregor VIP Hogan Apex shafts--- SW Cleveland 588 Sensicore S-400-- Putter Rusty Santa Fe Bulls Eye Fluted shaft-- Bag Old School Hoofer I had in the stash--- Goes along with my raggety persona

 

 

 

 

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