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Dang! 3* up total!!! Nice looking clubs!

 

 

 

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Driver: :cobra-small: King F9 Speedback/:callaway-small:Epic Max LS, Xphlexxx Busa 2 Liquid, XX stiff, 45”

Fwy:  :callaway-small: Epic Speed 4w, MMT 80X

Hybrid: :callaway-small: X2 Hot Pro, 20*, Graphite Design Tour AD-DI 105X

Irons: :honma:TR20 Tour P 4-10, :Nippon: Modus 130 stiff, +1”

Wedges: :edel-golf-1: SMS 50D/54V/58D:Nippon:Modus 130 stiff, +1”

Putter:  :edel-golf-1: EAS 1.0

All but putter have Lamkin ST+2 Hybrid Calibrate midsize built to oversize +1

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Yes. It isn't a stamp rather appears to be a faded print. I would assume it would come off with nail polish if I chose to remove it.

 

Fair enough... Just wish they never even tried it

 

But those irons still look gorgeous and I am sure you'll have plenty of time playing them

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In my bag:

Driver: :cobra-small: Speedzone Xtreme 9.0* Fujikura Motore X F1 6X

Wood: :cobra-small: Speedzone Tour Fujikura Motore X F1 7X

Hybrids: :cobra-small: King Utility 19.5* Diamana Tensei White Pro 90TX

Irons: :srixon-small: Srixon ZX5 4-6 (1 degree weak), ZX7 7-PW Project X 6.5

Wedges: :taylormade-small: Milled Grind 3 50*, 54*, 58* Tour Issue S400

Putter: :seemore-small: Nashville Z1C 34"

 Ball: :bridgestone-small: Tour B X 

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Thanks for sharing.... now I have to clean up the drool on my keyboard.  

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Driver - Ping G410 Plus 10.5 - Ping Tour 65 Stiff

4 Wood - Callaway Rogue - Project X Evenflow blue 6.0

Hybrids - Titleist 818 H2 -  3(c-1) and 4(c-4) - Tensei CK Blue 70 stiff

Irons - Callaway Apex  CF 16 5-AW - True Temper XP 95 Steel Stiff

Wedges - Ping Glide 54 SS, 58 TS

Putter - Edel e1 Torque balanced

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Dang! 3* up total!!! Nice looking clubs!

 

 

 

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Are you giving it an extra degree because of the length?

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Are you giving it an extra degree because of the length?

yes. “Total”.

 

 

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Driver: :cobra-small: King F9 Speedback/:callaway-small:Epic Max LS, Xphlexxx Busa 2 Liquid, XX stiff, 45”

Fwy:  :callaway-small: Epic Speed 4w, MMT 80X

Hybrid: :callaway-small: X2 Hot Pro, 20*, Graphite Design Tour AD-DI 105X

Irons: :honma:TR20 Tour P 4-10, :Nippon: Modus 130 stiff, +1”

Wedges: :edel-golf-1: SMS 50D/54V/58D:Nippon:Modus 130 stiff, +1”

Putter:  :edel-golf-1: EAS 1.0

All but putter have Lamkin ST+2 Hybrid Calibrate midsize built to oversize +1

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Love the Ft Worth irons.  Wish I had the consistency to play them effectively.  I am really REALLY excited about the Edge Irons and Equalizer wedges... Got to get my hands on some!

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What's in the bag?
 
Driver :callaway-small: Callaway Mavrik 105 set to 9.5, square, Aldila Rogue White 130 MSI 60G Stiff shaft
#3 Wood  :callaway-small: Callaway FT Tour 13 degree neutral setup, Fuijkara 370 Stiff Shaft
Hybrid  :cobra-small:  18 Degree King Cobra Baffler pro, Baffler Stiff shaft
4-PW :titelist-small: Titlest 714 AP2, Standard loft and lie, MGS S Shafts
:benhogan-small: 53, 57 degree loft Hogan Equalizer wedges
1962  :wilson_staff_small: Wilson "Sandy Andy" sand wedge with HUGE bounce!
Putter MLA Pro Classic
:titelist-small: Titlist ProV 1, ProV 1x

Currently Gaming "Costco Kirkland Signature Tour Performance" balls

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yes. “Total”.

 

 

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I will never understand how those two were related. They're separate metrics. We'll save the debate for later but I appreciate the kind words [emoji1360][emoji1360]

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Love the Ft Worth irons. Wish I had the consistency to play them effectively. I am really REALLY excited about the Edge Irons and Equalizer wedges... Got to get my hands on some!

The Edges look awesome. I'm hoping someone gets some photos up here soon.

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  • Mizuno HMB MP20 3i Nippon Modus 3 120S
  • Mizuno Pro 223 4-P Nippon Modus 3 115X
  • Vokey SM8 50, SM9 54 & 60  Nippon Modus 3 120s
  • Scotty Cameron Phantom X 11.5
  • Srixon Z-Star XV Divide

Official 1/12 testers for 2022 L.A.B. Golf Putters

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I will never understand how those two were related. They're separate metrics. We'll save the debate for later but I appreciate the kind words [emoji1360][emoji1360]

As the club lengthens, it becomes more upright, and vice-versa.

I was once 2* up and + 1”. Has changed with my swing changes so my last set was standard length and lie.

 

 

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Driver: :cobra-small: King F9 Speedback/:callaway-small:Epic Max LS, Xphlexxx Busa 2 Liquid, XX stiff, 45”

Fwy:  :callaway-small: Epic Speed 4w, MMT 80X

Hybrid: :callaway-small: X2 Hot Pro, 20*, Graphite Design Tour AD-DI 105X

Irons: :honma:TR20 Tour P 4-10, :Nippon: Modus 130 stiff, +1”

Wedges: :edel-golf-1: SMS 50D/54V/58D:Nippon:Modus 130 stiff, +1”

Putter:  :edel-golf-1: EAS 1.0

All but putter have Lamkin ST+2 Hybrid Calibrate midsize built to oversize +1

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Sweet write up, cool pics! Gotta have your puppy in with your Irons!!

 

 

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Titleist 917D2 10.5

Ben Hogan GS53 3 Wood

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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As the club lengthens, it becomes more upright, and vice-versa.

I was once 2* up and + 1”. Has changed with my swing changes so my last set was standard length and lie.

 

 

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I can definitely see the evolution of swing for all golfers. It's fun watching Els, Lehman et al as they get older. As I get older and less flexible I can only imagine where I'm headed.

 

Have a great weekend🤙🏼

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  • Vokey SM8 50, SM9 54 & 60  Nippon Modus 3 120s
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Very nice write up. Hope you enjoy the irons.

 

 

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Driver: Taylormade M6 10.5*

FW: Callaway Steelhead Plus 4 wood

Hybrid: 19*

Irons:  Sub 70 

659 CB 4 - PW

Wedges: Sub 70

JB - 50* 54* & 60*

Putter: Odyssey 2-Ball Ten Arm Lock
Ball: Callaway Chrome Soft X 
Handicap index:  +2.1

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Hogan Iron's were what I lusted after when I started in golf as a teen. I remember the Hogan Edge Apex clubs which were basically my dream club. I found the Ben Hogan clubs and website recently and really love the look of them. The blog featured today the new Hogan Edge Irons. Will be following your review closely.

 

I am still using my Hogan Radials from the 1980's. I read a great older article on this site discussing cast vs. forged. I would agree with the conclusions of that article as to performance, however for me there is a more emotional connection to the feel of a forged club. I like feeling in my finger tips where my club face struck the ball. I don't have to see the ball fly to know if I made good contact, I know without looking. If the shot feels good it then is only a matter of whether it is going where intended.

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Driver Taylor Made M2 Ping G 3 wood 14.5 loftPing G hybrid 19Hogan Radial 3-PW(forged circa 1989)Evnroll ER2, Golf bag, old and worn out circa 1989

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I am offering this as a courtesy out of the enthusiasm I have for my first set of irons in a long time. If this is the wrong forum or page please let me know.

 

I received my order this afternoon after contemplating what I should purchase for this year. I've been using the same i5 irons for the past thirteen years and really do love those clubs. It became an issue for me that I felt as if I was falling behind in technology. Now before anyone rolls their eyes and says wait a second, these are blades, what technology? I've been impressed with the sole design of today and the quality of Hogan products from yesteryear. Combining these with KBS shafts that didn't even exist when I used to be active in golf and for me, this is new.

 

I went with the 23-47* option. A few reasons. I feel more comfortable replacing my longer irons with a Fli-Hi style iron and I am more of a throwback. I am used to a higher degree PW; I used a 48* 962B for years.

 

The box was unassuming and upon opening I was not let down. I don't know if anyone else is like me but the most important eye pleaser is how the PW looks at address. I want to see a clean transition from hosel to top line. Every photo I have seen from reviews and the website showed a chunker. I really didn't know what to expect so to say I am pleased is an understatement. It resembled a 718mb or an MP18 in the shorter irons. Resembled, not imitated.

 

My specs are 2* up and +1/2. I am 6'2” and hit my PW 135. I went with a stiff, I don't nuke my irons and I'm not getting any younger.

 

First impression. A wonderfully balanced and heavy feel. I can feel the head throughout the swing and would guess that they're around a D4. I haven't put them on the swing weight yet but I'll follow up. Hogan recently went with a newer grip that is also offered in a midsize. It feels nice in my hand. Softer resonance than I had expected. I prefer the Tour Wrap midsize and I'll eventually swap them out. They're soft but just not in my wheelhouse. I also went with a TK 59 that is also included in photos. Clean compact head and forged to boot. This will join the clubs with a 52* equalizer on order. I wanted a 51* TK but they're sold out for now. I'll post some info on the equalized when it arrives.

 

Not much else to say without hitting them. All I can say is that this from the first impression looks as good if not better than anything I've seen so far. I am very pleased and so is Darwin [emoji190]

 

Best to all, play well!

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Nice sticks, good luck , play well.

 

 

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Rick

 

 

Left Hand, 

Driver; Titleist TSi2, Kuro Kage 50 gr R2

5 Wood; Cally Steelhead 

5 Hybrid; Cally Steelhead, Hazardous Vista Pro R2

Irons; Ping G710 6-GW, Recoil 460 R2

Wedges; Titleist S9 54*

Putter; Waaay too many to list

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Nicely done.......I have the Ptx Hogans.  They are currently in my closet as I reverted back to my Cobra F6's after 5 months of trying to hit them.   Not the clubs, just me.  Decided to game the Cobras again until I lost about 35 lbs, currently down 11.  These were reviewed in 2016 I believe.  You may want to access the reviews.

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Driver: PXG 0211 w/Evenflo Riptide CB Regular shaft or Wilson Staff Triton w/Paderson IMRTx regular shaft

Fairways:  Cobra King F8 5W w/Mitsubishi Tense ck Blue regular shaft and Tour Edge E521 9W w/Fubuki HD50 regular shaft

Hybrid: Ben Hogan VKTR 3 Hybrid(18*)w/Recoil ES regular shaft and Tour Edge CBX119 4 Hybrid(22*) w/Project X Evenflo

Irons: Ben Hogan Ptx 5-PW w/Recoil 660 Regular graphite shafts 

Wedges: Ben Hogan Tkt-15 (49*/53*/57*) w/Recoil 660 Regular shafts 

Putter: 33”  Evnroll ER2 w/Evnroll Gravity Grip 

Bag: Vice cart bag(Black). 

Ball: Maxfli Tour CG & Titleist Pro V1x.

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Nicely done.......I have the Ptx Hogans. They are currently in my closet as I reverted back to my Cobra F6's after 5 months of trying to hit them. Not the clubs, just me. Decided to game the Cobras again until I lost about 35 lbs, currently down 11. These were reviewed in 2016 I believe. You may want to access the reviews.

Good luck on the weight loss project. It's tough and i hope you get to your goal. I haven't had much luck finding older reviews but I appreciate the heads up.

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