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First Name: Tim

Home State: Florida

Pitching Wedge: 48 degree Titleist AP2

Gap Wedge: Nike V-Pro 52 degree / 10 Bounce

Lob Wedge: Cleveland CG15 - 58 Degree / 12 Bounce

 

Weakness: 25 - 30 yard greenside bunker shots (not getting inside of 10 feet) and 1/2 to 3/4 knock down (burning wedge) shots consistently pulling from target.

 

Handicap Index: 4.2

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1.) Harrison from Pennsylvania

 

2.) Titleist Vokey SM5 52, 56, 60

 

3.) STRENGTHS: Bunker play, chipping around the green ... WEAKNESSES: 20 - 70 yard wedge shots, pitches that require height.

 

4.) Handicap: 0

 

(Henny Bogan is a reference to the alter-ego Hogan maintained as a youth that he used for motivation/companionship)

 


INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/hennybogangolf/

 

YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClB5KLACcDC0UvaXdG0Tqjw

 

Titleist

915 D3 Driver----------------Diamana White X-Stiff 70

915 F3 FW-------------------Diamana White X-Stiff 80

816 H2 Hy-------------------Aldilla Rouge 85

 

716 TMB 4i ----------|

716 AP2 5i - 7i-------| ------True Temper X-Stiff AMT 

714 MB 8i - PW-------------KBS Tour C Taper Stiff

 

Vokey SM5 52', 56', 60'

 

Scotty Cameron Studio Select Newport 2

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Matt, GA

Vokey SM6 in 46(F), 50(F), 54(M), and 58(K)

My wedge game is one of my strengths. I use a lot of variety of shots, am comfortable with flighting wedges, and trust my ability to get up and down to save a few holes per round. If I were to pick the weakest part of my short game it is my sand play, but that is only in comparison to the rest of my short game. I still trust my ability to get up and down from green side bunkers.  

4.7


Driver: TS3, 9* (C1 setting, surefit cartridge in fade setting)

3/4 Wood: 917D2, 16.5 degrees (D1 setting, surefit cartridge neutral)

Hybrid: Titleist 818 H2, 19 degrees (C3 setting, surefit cartridge neutral)

Irons: Mizuno MP-18 MMC Fli-Hi 4-Iron (23 degrees); Mizuno MP-18 SC 5-iron(26) and 6-iron(30); Mizuno MP-18 7-iron(34), 8-iron(38), 9-iron(42), and P Wedge(46). Nippon Modus 120x shafts. 1 degree upright.

Wedges: Mizuno S-18 50, 54, and 58 degrees. 50 is 1 degree upright, 54 and 58 are standard lie. Nippon Modus 120x, soft stepped in the 54 and 58.

Putter: Evnroll ER1

 

Right-handed

Atlanta, GA

4.3

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First name/Home state or province - Joe, Georgia

Current wedges - Titleist SM6 48, 52, 56, 60

Short game strengths/weaknesses - I like my golf game like my eggs - scrambled!  My short game is the strongest, most consistent part of my game.  I have a well established "go-to" shot from the fairway, rough, skirt, and sand, which I further modify depending on where the pin lies in relation to the green and ball, and the elevation I have to work with.  I can hit a consistent runner, flop, or medium shot.  Also, it may be worth noting that my current irons are Hogan Ft. Worth.   

Current handicap - 9.7 

 

 


What's in the Bag:

 

Driver - Callaway Razr 10.5 Stiff

FW - Callaway Razr X 3 Wood

Rescue - Taylormade Rocketballz 4 Rescue

Irons - Ben Hogan Ft. Worth 15

Wedges - Titleist Vokey S4 48, 52, 56, and 60

Putter - Odyssey Whitehot #2

 

www.golfcolony.blogspot.com

 

Twitter - @golfsweepstakes

Insta - @golfcolony

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Aidan/California

Alpha Super Diamond

S: bump and run, sand; W: flops

GHIN:23


:ping-small: G400MAX Driver 10.5* w/ Kuro Kage S

:callaway-small:  XR16 3W w/ MF AT S

:callaway-small:  XR OS 19* Hybrid w/ FS Evolution II 565

:titelist-small:  4-PW AP3 w/ TT AMT Black

:vokey-small:   SM6 50.8 F w/ TT Dynamic Gold

:callaway-small: MD3 56.12 W w/ TT Dynamic Gold

Tommy Armour Impacty Series #3 Alignment Putter

Ogio GROM Black

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Will/Colorado
Snake Eyes 52, 56
Short game strengths:  flop shots, pitch and check/weaknesses accuracy and would like more backspin
16

Thank you for considering 

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Jason/ New York - upstate not the city!

 

Vokey SM6 50d, 08b, F grind (yard range 125-135)

Vokey SM6 52d, 08b, F grind (110ish to 125ish)

TaylorMade Tour Preferred 56d, 12b (100ish to 110ish)

Vokey, SM6, 60d 04b, L grind (90ish-100ish)

 

Short game Strengths

Full Swing. based on the distances outlined above. Green Side and bunkers, I am able to get up and down with a reasonable amount of consistency. Love bunkers, I think that is because my home course (Mohawk Golf Club) has 63 bunkers and the ability to make more of a full swing. 

Weaknesses

Modified or truncated swings, 80yrds to 35ish. the yips the hips and the blips.  for some reason, I get the old Fozzie Bear legs (wocka, wocka, wocka)!!

current Index is 8.2 making me a 10 Home. 

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Chad Chesapeake, Virginia

Cleveland Cg14 52-56-60 all 2dot

Strength: 50yrd in and chipping

Weakness: sand and pitching

15 handicap

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Jackie MN
Cleveland RTX 2.0 52-56-60 steel standard wedge shaft
My short game strengths is I have gotten a lot better at the in between distances say 30 -70 yards.  My wekness is the ability to hit the low spinner.
4.7

 

Thanks for another wonderful opportunity!

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Please include me as a tester for these beautiful wedges. I am currently in the market for a new set of 3 wedges ...

 

First name/Home state or province -

Michael in Virginia

Current wedges -

A set of 3 wedges from Scorgolf with lofts of 51, 55 and 59. Purchased some years ago after the test results on MyGolfSpy

Short game strengths/weaknesses -

Probably the best part of my game. Often able to get up and down for par from 25 yards and in. Need the right combination of wedges with the proper bounce to help me in greenside bunkers having lots of fluffy sand. You wouldn't know it if you played with me yesterday having two back to back sand saves :rolleyes:

Current handicap -  5.7

 

Thanks for the opportunity, looking forward to getting these wedges in my hands ... Michael

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Josh/North Carolina

Taylormade tp 52,56 cleveland cg12 60

Strengths-bunker play, approach shots from inside 100 yards.

Weakness- chip shots from around the green.

Handicap-8

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Alex/Arkansas

Ping Glide 2.0 52*SS, 56*ES, 60*ES

Strengths: All around pretty good short game. Pitching, chips, and flop shots.

Weaknesses: Could use some work from bunkers

Handicap: 1.6

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Kyle Steinbauer from Columbus, Ohio

 

Vokey SM5 52, 56, and 60

 

Strengths- sand play and flop shots

Weaknesses- spin and full swing wedge shots

 

Handicap 4

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First name/Home state or province:

Tony/ Illinois

Current wedges:

Cleveland CG14 52*, 56*

Callaway X2hot 48*

Alien Ultimate SW
Short game strengths: Accuracy

weaknesses: Consistency

Current handicap: 13

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- Jason, OH

- Mizuno GAP which came with the JPX 900 forged and a 58* Edel wedge. I like the Edel but have been searching for a ~56* wedge to fill the gap and have been unable to find that so this is intriguing as I'd prefer a set.

- Good with chipping and out of greens, however, struggle with intermediate and long wedge shots. Have been searching for a set of wedges that allow for any and all shots.

- 15


Driver - Tour Edge Exotics XCG 7 Beta w/ Paderson shaft 44"

Fairway Metal - :nike-small: Vapor Fly 15* w/ Mitsubishi Tensei CK Blue 65F 43"

Irons - :taylormade-small: SLDR 4i-pw w/ KBS Tour C-Taper 90S

Wedges - :edel-golf-1: 54* and 58* Digger grind

Putter - :scotty-cameron-1: 2015 GoLo 3 33"

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DOUG California

Vokey spin milled 6, 50, 55, 60

Bunker play is main weakness, 25 and in is fairly decent.

Currently 6.1


:callaway-small: MavriK Sub Zero 9* on EvenFlow RipTide 6.0 50g

:ping-small: g400 3 wood on Aldila Stiff  not for long! Looking for a MavriK 3-wood!!!

:callaway-small: 816 Big Bertha Alpha 3-wood (stand-in until the MavriK is found)

:callaway-small: 815 GBB Alpha hybrid 19° On Fujikura Speeder 865 Stiff

:Hogan: Combo iron set -8,9,per Icon 5,6,7 PtxPro 4-UiHi on Recoil 780 ES f4 Stiff shafts (best clubs ever)

:benhogan-small: Equalizer 50°, 54°, 60° wedges on Recoil 780 f4

 :EVNROLL: ER3 34”

:titelist-small: ProV1x

:callaway-small: .Org 14 cart bag

Adidas Tour 360 shoes

 

 

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TYLER FROM MINNESOTA

VOKEY SM6 46, 50, 54 AND 58

INCONSISTENT SPIN, STUBS

4.5

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