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ARMANDO/WINDERMERE FL 
HOPKINS 50-54-58
HIGH LOBS, LOW RUNNERS/75 YARD SOFT ARM SHOT.40-25 YARDS ONE CHECK AND RELEASE PITCH
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Bill,  Missouri

Vokey SM6,

50* 08* F Grind

54* 10* S Grind

58* 12* K Grind

Strength Full Shots

Weakness Half Shots and Chipping

Handicap: 12

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Sam - South Dakota

 

Cleveland RTX3 50* and 54* mid grind

Wilson Staff FG Tour 60*

 

Strengths - Full to 3/4 shots, ball flight control and distance control

Weakness - greenside bare lies less than 10yds

 

HDCP 3.2

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Duane New Jersey

Wedges: callaway MD 3 54, 58

Handicap: 12

Distance control strength

Weakness: direction

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Daemon from Nebraska

 

Warrior custom golf PW, SW, LW

 

Strength - solid contact on tight lies.

Weakness - Inconsistent contact in rough. and touch around the green.

 

Handicap - 8

 

Would love to drop 5 - 8 strokes improving my short game.

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Charles Massachusetts

SCOR Wedges

I love the short game.  It's where strokes are gained or lost.  If I am selected, I'm sure that I will be comparing these new Hogan wedges to the old Hogan Apex Redlines that I used to have.  :-)

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Fitz Pajaro california

Ping tour w wedges

50*54*58

Short game weakness distance control half swings and full swings

Strength chiping around the greens

9 handicap

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First name/Home state or province - Josh, California
Current wedges - Vokey 50, 54 58
Short game strengths/weaknesses - stregnth - accuracy of initial landing spot. weakness - checking the ball or gauging end point.
Current handicap - 13

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Thomas

Phoenix Arizona

Wedges: Approach K utilities series 60 and 64

Strength: Distance

Weakness: Accuracy

Handicap: 26

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First name/Home state: Mike Wales/Indiana

 

Current wedges: Srixon AW (X100), Ping Glide 2.0 WS 56* & 60* (PING AWT 2.0 Wedge)

 

Short game strengths/weaknesses: Chipping and flop shots/approach shots 100 yards and in

 

Current handicap: 16-18

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First name/Home state or province: Paul / Kansas

Current wedges : Callaway Mac Daddy 56, Srixon 50 , 52

Short game strengths/weaknesses: strength, accuracy / weakness is inconsistent ball contact

Current handicap: 16

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Jamey Fontes Louisville Kentucky

Current wedges are powerbuilt.

Strength would be thirty yards and in weakness 30-100 yards.

Hndcp is 8.7

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Tom/illinois....hdcp 14

Ping 50.54.58

Strengths pitching and chipping....70 yards in

Weakness. Bunker shots....especially high lips and long shots

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Phil, TN

Hogan Apex 50

Cleveland forged 52

Cally forged 56

Weakness-30-60 yard shots, (real weakness is putting)

Strengths-80-110 shots, accuracy

Hcp 6

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Colin/Ireland

Titleist AP2 PW, Vokey SM6 52 RTX2.0 58

Been struggling a bit with wedges lately. Had a lesson recently for first time in 20 years on wedge play!

Looking at changing to 3 wedge set up (50,54,58) so this would be ideal for me.

 

Handicap 7

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Josh, IN

 

Cleveland RTX 3.0. 50/54/58

 

Strengths are distance and control

 

Weakness: between my ears, when I tinker I screwup and Sand

 

Handicap 16

 

 

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John IL
Titleist SM6 52º 12 F grind and SM6 56º 14 F Grind
I am confident in my short game, but I'd like to say my strengths are chipping and distance control while my weaknesses are bunkers (don't get up in down)
My current handicap is 4

I would love to have the opportunity to test these wedges and provide a detailed review.  Especially comparing them to my SM6 wedges.

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TJ from Michigan

Club Nut Vanilla wedges 52/56/60

Currently short game is getting better with distance control as I've been working on that a lot the last year, but still having issues with consistency and dealing with lies that are less than ideal. Wedge game has been primary range focus for some time now to try and sort things out.

Currently around a 13 hc looking to get below 10 this year.

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Harry, San Diego, California

Ping Glide 50, 56

Weakness: tend to dig into turf & chunk shots

Handicap/Index: 14.6

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