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What a pleasant surprise to see Tour Edge back on top with its Exotics line. Anyone who was around the business 10-15 years ago will remember what a hidden gem those were with the very first maraging faces. The only woods I liked better at the time were Sonartec (pause to pour one out for our dead homies)

I was shocked to see over 5 mph of ball speed difference top to bottom and over 11 carry yards difference from longest to shortest. Both of those numbers are pretty substantial, particularly when there were big names near the bottom of the list.

The comments were predictable, mostly some variation of "TLDR, but your results are bs." Tony must get tired of re-posting the "how we test" link

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:callaway-small: Rogue SZ 10.5 *NEW* Fujikura Pro Green 65 X

:callaway-small: Rogue 15 degree Evnflow Blue 6.5

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No surprise to see the Cobra F8 finish near the top.  Such a well balanced fairway wood.

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:ping-small: G410 LST 14.5* Tour AD DI 7X
:titelist-small: 818 H2 20* Tour AD DI 85X
:mizuno-small: MP20 HMB 4 Tour AD 95X
:mizuno-small: JPX 919 Tour 5-PW Oban CT 115 X(-)
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Another great test as always. It is a shame to see ignorant people sounding off in the comments. I don't know how Tony doesn't get tired off it and go off at one of them.

 

Anyway, great test. I am a little surprised to see the Rouges do so well. I wasn't a fan of them. The TE isn't a surprise though. They make great clubs but are so underrated.

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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

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Wow. Great test as usual. I would love to take that Tour Edge out for a spin. I currently game the Rogue 3-wood and the Sub-Zero 5 wood. Both were welcome additions to my bag. The 3-wood is my go to off the tee when the driver just isnt geting it done, or when I have a tight fairway. The 5-wood is money off the deck, in the middle of the fairway. It makes those hard to reach distances a little easier. 

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:callaway-small:  Rogue 3 wood - Aldila Synergy 

:callaway-small:  Rogue SZ 5 wood- Project X Even Flow Blue

:titelist-small:  818 H1 21* hybrid- Project X Even Flow Blue

:taylormade-small: M4 5-AW - KBS Max 

:cleveland-small: RTX3-CB 55*

:ping-small:  Sigma G B-60

 

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I really enjoy reading the comments, they bring a smile to my face. I guess people don't get his averages work and how one tester that has a good or bad day can skew the averages. Ideally you would be able to see all the data.

 

For me, I think the Cobra line was a solid product and I couldn't hit the callaway products very well. Wonder which were my best performers???

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                :titelist-small: 915H  21*  w/KBS Tour Graphite Hybrid Prototype
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Irons:      :honma:TR20V 6-11 w/Vizard TR20-85 Graphite
Wedge:  :cleveland-small: 588 54-14, 58-12
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Another great test and great to see Tour Edge on top. Be interesting to see how the testers like them in a short while!

 

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Wood:    :cobra-small: F7 3 wood 14.5* w/ weight back

               :ping-small: G410 Crossover - 2 and 4 iron

Irons:     :ping-small: i210 5-U w/ Nippon Modus 105 stiff (2018 Tester)

Wedge:  :ping-small: Glide 2.0 54* 58* w/ Nippon Modus 105 Stiff

Putter:   :odyssey-small: Stroke Lab 7 35* and oversized grip (2019 Tester)

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I called the Cobra last week on Twitter, so happy to see it do so well.

 

 

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:callaway-small: V-Series Heavenwood
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Wow. Great test as usual. I would love to take that Tour Edge out for a spin. I currently game the Rogue 3-wood and the Sub-Zero 5 wood. Both were welcome additions to my bag. The 3-wood is my go to off the tee when the driver just isnt geting it done, or when I have a tight fairway. The 5-wood is money off the deck, in the middle of the fairway. It makes those hard to reach distances a little easier.

I wouldn't mess with it you sound like you have the perfect setup.

 

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I was surprised to see the G400 towards the bottom of the list. 

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Cobra King F-9  5 wood
: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

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Looking at last year's most wanted fairway wood test...

 

Callaway isn't messin around...that's two wins in a row. Cobra is a close second. In fact, the only other FW test I can find on the blog is back in 2014...#1 Callaway...#2 Cobra. 

 

Ping is consistently meh which is a shame since their drivers, irons and wedges do pretty well. 

Titleist was at the very top last year, this year is more middle of the pack. Different testers, different swings, etc. 

Same Srixon FW finished 2nd to last in 2017...finished 6th in 2018. 

TaylorMade is usually pretty solid with their FW metals...not this year. 

 

The 2018 test showed a 5-7 yard increase in total distance and a couple yards more accurate than last year's test.

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  • :ping-small: Glide 2.0 Stealth 50*, 54* & 58* w/ AWT 2.0 
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Stop for a second. This is how rumors get started.

 

 

We do NOT sell data to OEM's.

 

 

 

 

I really enjoy reading the comments, they bring a smile to my face. I guess people don't get his averages work and how one tester that has a good or bad day can skew the averages. Ideally you would be able to see all the data, but that is some yuk game that is owned by MGS and is obviously sold back to the manufacturers based on an image from a twitter post from one manufacturer. It contained more data than we see and the line in the bottom indicated something like the data was property of the various manufacturers.

For me, I think the Cobra line was a solid product and I couldn't hit the callaway products very well. Wonder which were my best performers???

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Stop for a second. This is how rumors get started.

 

 

We do NOT sell data to OEM's.

Ok sorry. Thought I heard that. Feel free to delete my post if you want.

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Fairway: :titelist-small: TS3 15* set  to 16.5* w/Project X Hzardous Smoke
Hybrids:  :titelist-small: 816H1 19* set at 18* w/KBS Tour Graphite Hybrid Prototype
                :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:  :cleveland-small: 588 54-14, 58-12
Putter:  :odyssey-small: Ten S      Backups:  :bobby-grace-1: 6330,   :EVNROLL: ER2.2,  

 

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Wow. Great test as usual. I would love to take that Tour Edge out for a spin. I currently game the Rogue 3-wood and the Sub-Zero 5 wood. Both were welcome additions to my bag. The 3-wood is my go to off the tee when the driver just isnt geting it done, or when I have a tight fairway. The 5-wood is money off the deck, in the middle of the fairway. It makes those hard to reach distances a little easier. 

A buddy convinced me to throw a Callaway 4-wood (16.5* loft) in my bag a few years ago and I'm a strong believer in this being the best decision I've made with a golf club in a long, long time.  I had major problems with consistent contact with the 3-wood from the fairway, and the 5-wood wasn't long enough, and the loft was almost the same as what the 3-irons/hybrids, etc are now.  So rather than carry two fairway woods that there was little to no discernable difference in distance, and one that I couldn't hit consistently enough, I stuck with the 4 wood.

 

From what you are describing above, it sounds like you might benefit from a setup like this as well.  The problem with the 4-wood idea is that there are very few fairway woods in this loft now.  Heck, I'm a PING guy through and through and they don't even make one in that loft.  From what I could find in a quick glance online, your choices are between Taylor Made and Titleist for the most part.  Not bad options, but I am not sure what I will do should my current 4 wood ever needs to be replaced.

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Did you guys see this in the breakdown? SWING SPEED RANGE: 62mph - 125mph!!.

Please let there be video of the 125 mph swing speed with 3 wood. That is serious speed

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:callaway-small: Rogue 15 degree Evnflow Blue 6.5

Back in the Bag :srixon-small: Z765 4-G Nippon Modus 120 Stiff

:vokey-small: 54 and 60

 

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You said one of them mentioned this on Twitter? Where is this post?

It is probably just my interpretation of intellectual property(the data) in the bottom of the post linked below. I assumed the names were owned by tee companies and that the data was owned by MGS. In my mind the bottom statement in the image implied that the data was sold to The OEMs.

 

https://twitter.com/golfnewlevel/status/1016356455945887745?s=21

Driver:  :ping-small: G400 Max 9* w/ KBS Tour Driven
Fairway: :titelist-small: TS3 15* set  to 16.5* w/Project X Hzardous Smoke
Hybrids:  :titelist-small: 816H1 19* set at 18* w/KBS Tour Graphite Hybrid Prototype
                :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:  :cleveland-small: 588 54-14, 58-12
Putter:  :odyssey-small: Ten S      Backups:  :bobby-grace-1: 6330,   :EVNROLL: ER2.2,  

 

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It is probably just my interpretation of intellectual property(the data) in the bottom of the post linked below. I assumed the names were owned by tee companies and that the data was owned by MGS. In my mind the bottom statement in the image implied that the data was sold to The OEMs.

 

https://twitter.com/golfnewlevel/status/1016356455945887745?s=21

 

I believe the statement refers to the "product, trade and service names" of the various OEMs as the intellectual property - not he data set.

 

And the data shown is simply a reformatted version of the data that is available to everyone on the results blog

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:ping-small: G410 LST 14.5* Tour AD DI 7X
:titelist-small: 818 H2 20* Tour AD DI 85X
:mizuno-small: MP20 HMB 4 Tour AD 95X
:mizuno-small: JPX 919 Tour 5-PW Oban CT 115 X(-)
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Did you guys see this in the breakdown? SWING SPEED RANGE: 62mph - 125mph!!.

Please let there be video of the 125 mph swing speed with 3 wood. That is serious speed

I am pretty sure that is driver swing speed.

 

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 Bryson DeChambeau

 

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:srixon-small: Z765 9.5 with Miyazaka Kaula Mizu 6 Stiff Shaft (TrueGolfFit Recommended!!!)

:cobra-small: F8 3-4 wood 16* Aldilla Blue 70 Stiff shaft

:taylormade-small: Rescue mid 2 iron 16*

:cobra-small: One Length Forged Tec 4-GW with AMT Black shafts

:cameron-small: Futura Phantom 2

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I believe the statement refers to the "product, trade and service names" of the various OEMs as the intellectual property - not he data set.

 

And the data shown is simply a reformatted version of the data that is available to everyone on the results blog

As I said it was my interpretation. In the future I will refrain from posting interpretation on how MGS operates

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Fairway: :titelist-small: TS3 15* set  to 16.5* w/Project X Hzardous Smoke
Hybrids:  :titelist-small: 816H1 19* set at 18* w/KBS Tour Graphite Hybrid Prototype
                :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:  :cleveland-small: 588 54-14, 58-12
Putter:  :odyssey-small: Ten S      Backups:  :bobby-grace-1: 6330,   :EVNROLL: ER2.2,  

 

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