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Hit the golf candy store while picking up my daughter from college and decided to hit a few. 

Tried the 919 Tour and Forged Mizunos. I think I understand why people love their Mizunos. While I dont feel Im a good enough ball striker to play the tour model, when I did strike it perfect. it was like butter off the face. Might entertain Mizuno down the road. 

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DRIVER: Cobra F9 10.5  Tensei AV Blue 65g

3W- Callway XR PRO 16 stiff

5W- Alpha- Mitsubishi Diamana  Redboard w/band

Irons- Mizuno JPX 919 Tours with S KBS Tour shafts

Hyrbid- TM 4h mid-rescue

Vokey- Vokey SM5 51 degrees,  SM7 Wedges 54 and 58 1/2 half 3 degrees upright

Putter- Taylor Made Rossa Monza Mini Spider

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Hot the gopf candy store while picking up ky daughter from college and decided to hit a few. 
Tried the 919 Tour and Forged Mizunos. I thonk I understamd why people love their Mizunos. While I dont feel Im a good enough ball striker to play the tour model, when I did strike it perfect. it waa like butter off the face. Might entertain Mizuno down the road. 


You need to entertain a little proof reading [emoji3]. Just joking. I’ve owned Mizuno irons for years. Actually other than testing the Ping i210 irons I’ve never owned anything else but Mizuno. I might be biased but I would definitely recommend a set of Mizuno irons to anyone in the market for a new set.


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37 minutes ago, SteddyGolf said:

lol..wow...thst was bad!


You need to entertain a little proof reading emoji3.png. Just joking. I’ve owned Mizuno irons for years. Actually other than testing the Ping i210 irons I’ve never owned anything else but Mizuno. I might be biased but I would definitely recommend a set of Mizuno irons to anyone in the market for a new set.


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DRIVER: Cobra F9 10.5  Tensei AV Blue 65g

3W- Callway XR PRO 16 stiff

5W- Alpha- Mitsubishi Diamana  Redboard w/band

Irons- Mizuno JPX 919 Tours with S KBS Tour shafts

Hyrbid- TM 4h mid-rescue

Vokey- Vokey SM5 51 degrees,  SM7 Wedges 54 and 58 1/2 half 3 degrees upright

Putter- Taylor Made Rossa Monza Mini Spider

Ball-ProV1 and AVX

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1 hour ago, SteddyGolf said:

 


You need to entertain a little proof reading emoji3.png. Just joking. I’ve owned Mizuno irons for years. Actually other than testing the Ping i210 irons I’ve never owned anything else but Mizuno. I might be biased but I would definitely recommend a set of Mizuno irons to anyone in the market for a new set.


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I completely agree with you there Steddy. I've been using my PING i200s (from the MGS test a year or so ago) for the past few seasons, and they've been fantastic for my overall game. However, I have been trying out the JPX900 & 919 Tour irons, and whilst I'm not hitting it as far (losing ~5yd with longer irons) the feel is just better (no offence to the PINGs). I've had a few other opportunities to try out Mizuno gear (mainly the drivers and wedges) as my coach is a Mizuno rep.

If you're in the market for wedges, give the T7 a try - they're dangerously under-rated and you should be able to get them for a good price as they are due to be replaced soon (as is the ST-180 driver!!).

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Driver (main): Cobra F9 Speedback (9.0) with Fujikura Atmos 7X (Avalanche White) 

Driver (back-up): Titliest 915 D3 (9.5) with Fujikura Speeder Shaft 757 (Tour Stiff)

3 Wood: Callaway Epic Sub-Zero (15 degrees) in Rogue Max 75g stiff shaft

Hybrid: Callaway Apex 20 degree with Kurokage 80g Stiff Shaft

Irons: PING i200 4-PW in XP 95 shafts with S300 flex (+ 3 iron)

Wedges: Titleist Vokey SM6 - 50

              Callaway MD4 - 56 & 60 degrees

Putter: Taylormade TP Collection Soto

Golf Ball: Titliest Pro V1X, Srixon Z-Star ZV & Taylormade TP5X

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I would definitely recommend any Mizuno clubs to anyone. Even though I only bag a 2 iron of their's, I would have no problem playing a full Mizuno bag. There are some of the most underrated clubs on the market. 

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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

Bettinardi Studio Stock #38 Armlock

 

 

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Nice! Enjoy.


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Mizuno is such an amazing feel and another thing I love about their newer MP-18 line is they haven’t came out with an MP line I believe in 6 years which means next year your clubs will not be replaced by new and improved


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My cousin has a set of Mizuno irons and loves them. I want to try the 919 Forged set, but that ponder may have to wait a bit...

Bag: :1590477705_SunMountain: 4.5LS

Driver: :ping-small: G410 9* w/ HZRDUS Yellow

Fairway: :taylormade-small: SIM 15* w/ Diamana 70

Fairway: :callaway-small: GBB Heavenwood 19* w/ Fujikura Pro 72

Hybrids: :ping-small: G410 19*  w/ Tensei Blue

Irons: :mizuno-small: JPX919 HMP 5-AW Forged w/ Modus 120s

Wedge: :cleveland-small: RTX4 55*

Wedge: :taylormade-small: Hi-Toe 60*

Putter: :odyssey-small: Stroke Lab Ten 

Ball: :taylormade-small: TP5

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Feel means almost nothing to me so I've never gotten the Mizuno iron thing.  Ping or Cobra are so much easier to hit.  I actually think the under rated part of the Mizuno brand are their woods - I've often found that I hit their drivers very well and have gamed a couple.  .. 

I don't find the touring pro argument convincing because its highly unlikely that I would be using the same equipment from anyone's line that they would. 

At any rate I know that Mizuno irons have their avid fans.  Just because the way the ball feels on a well struck shot has little meaning to me (beyond the fact that I struck it well and I can always tell that with any club I'm using) doesn't mean that it won't for you, so if that's what is important for your golfing enjoyment or a component of what is important by all means game them.  They always look great, I just get better performance, as in more consistent shots, from other brands. 

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Taylor Made Sim2  10.5 (Opened 1 click) Ventus Blue 5  R flex

Ping G410 5-9 wood  Alta 65 R flex

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

Edison Wedges 54 and 59 KBS Tour Graphite 80's

EVNRoll ER 5

Titleist Pro VIx optic yellow with revkev stamped on them

Tour Exotics 3 wood is in the bag because we are allowed 14 clubs.  It's a great club for pulling balls out of the water or from bushes - you never want to put your hand into anything in Florida unless you are absolutely certain that it's safe.  There are rare wind conditions when I might hit it off the tee on a few holes that I play.  

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I have the Mp25's and after being a tester for the Ping I500's,. Yeah. Still love the Mizunos.  Something about that feeling you get when you flush a shot .

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What's in my Mizuno BR-D2 bag

OFFICIAL TESTER FOR THE PING i500 CLUBS.

Currently playing Ping i500 w/ Alta CB graphite shafts 

  :mizuno-small: MP 25 - fitted w/ Project X shafts - stiff

  :titelist-small: 60  / 56  :mizuno-small: 52

  :titelist-small: 910 D2 driver - 9.5 degree -fitted13   F 3 wood 13.5 deg   :nike-small: CPR 3 hybrid

:nike-small: Method mallet

Dexterity:

I shoot left-handed so no one can ask me "Hey, can I try that club?" 

Twitter @GolfingHat      Instagram  @Mizunostixgolfnut

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