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Alright, so after playing for 25ish years, I finally got fit for clubs. I’m 32 years old. I don’t have the shaft information on me at the moment, but I hope you find it interesting nonetheless. 

Driver: Wilson C300 Stiff Flex 9 degrees, but I’ve got it adjusted to 10

Fairway Wood: Cobra F8 Regular Flex 5-6 wood. It’s set to 18.5 degrees

Irons: Wilson Staff D7 Regular Flex 5-GW

Wedges: Cleveland CBX 52, 56, 60

Putter: Tommy Armour Impact No.3

Ball: Cut Grey

So I consider myself a middle handicapper. I can easily shoot low to mid 80’s. However, I recently was diagnosed with degenerative disc disease in my back. So in order to extend my playing time I’ve taken quite a bit off my swing. Because I’m still adjusting to a new swing, I wanted clubs much more forgiving but I wouldn’t lose too much distance. The brand new D7 irons have offered me the best combination of long distance and good accuracy. I know their lofts are jacked but since I slowed my swing, I technically haven’t lost any distance off the iron number. I have the same philosophy with the wedges. My fitter handed me the CBX wedges and I was blown away by how consistently I was hitting them the same distances. As little as I’m getting to play, once a month, I’m not looking to shape too many shots, I just want to go straight. I’m always kinda an underdog guy so you’ll pretty much never find anything Taylormade/Callaway/Ping/Titleist in my bag. I can’t stand the elitist attitude in golf that knocks statistically proven great clubs because they’re not made by a big 4 OEM. My favorite club in the bag is the Tommy Armour putter. I hit hundreds of puts that day and it even blew away the Evnroll for me. I’m not a tall guy either, barely 5’7”, so everything is shaved down 1/4 of an inch to 1/2 an inch. You’ll notice I only have 13 clubs. I’m very satisfied with my 5 wood and 5 iron as my long clubs so I’m considering adding a PM Grind 64 degree wedge for lobs once the new model comes out in February (I know it’s made by Callaway lol). Let me know what y’all think!

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Driver: PXG 0811XF Gen 2. Set to 7 degrees

Fairway Wood: default_cobra-small.jpg.f2d30fe56bdc63bb143b6beab868e5d6.jpg F8 5/6. Set to 17 degrees

Irons: default_wilson_staff_small.gif.3fdcd5b73d87b86e2d50ed16f34df98d.gif D7 4-GW

Wedges: default_cleveland-small.jpg.41539a3b39b15dfe912bdb3e116e9793.jpg CBX 52, 56, 60. All have Winn Dri Tac grips.

Putter: Tommy Armour Impact No. 3 

Ball: Snell Golf MTB-X

Bag: Ogio Ozone Stand

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That's a solid bag that makes sense. Nice!

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:callaway-small: Epic Flash Sub Zero, 9°, Aldila Rogue White 130 MSI 70 X
:callaway-small: Mavrik Sub Zero 15°, Aldila Rogue White 130 MSI 70 S
:cobra-small: F6 5-6W, 18.5°, Fujikura Motore 6.3
:adams-small: XTD Proto dHy 21°, Aldila Green NV Hybrid 105 S
:Sub70: 699 Pro, Modus3 105, 5–PW
:Sub70: Forged Black 50°, 54°, and 58°
:odyssey-small: Stroke Lab EXO Seven Mini, 34"
:srixon-small: Z-Star XV

Full WITB with pictures

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Thanks! I need to update my blog with the new clubs. I just got the wedges and 5 wood yesterday.

Driver: PXG 0811XF Gen 2. Set to 7 degrees

Fairway Wood: default_cobra-small.jpg.f2d30fe56bdc63bb143b6beab868e5d6.jpg F8 5/6. Set to 17 degrees

Irons: default_wilson_staff_small.gif.3fdcd5b73d87b86e2d50ed16f34df98d.gif D7 4-GW

Wedges: default_cleveland-small.jpg.41539a3b39b15dfe912bdb3e116e9793.jpg CBX 52, 56, 60. All have Winn Dri Tac grips.

Putter: Tommy Armour Impact No. 3 

Ball: Snell Golf MTB-X

Bag: Ogio Ozone Stand

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I’m carrying the 5 iron about 185 and the 5 wood at it’s 18.5 degree setting I’m carrying about 200-205. So when I play those courses with the crazy par 5’s I’ll just jack it up to 17. I cannot for the life of me get a 15 degree off the grass, but the 17-20 degree has been perfect.

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Driver: PXG 0811XF Gen 2. Set to 7 degrees

Fairway Wood: default_cobra-small.jpg.f2d30fe56bdc63bb143b6beab868e5d6.jpg F8 5/6. Set to 17 degrees

Irons: default_wilson_staff_small.gif.3fdcd5b73d87b86e2d50ed16f34df98d.gif D7 4-GW

Wedges: default_cleveland-small.jpg.41539a3b39b15dfe912bdb3e116e9793.jpg CBX 52, 56, 60. All have Winn Dri Tac grips.

Putter: Tommy Armour Impact No. 3 

Ball: Snell Golf MTB-X

Bag: Ogio Ozone Stand

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6 hours ago, aburtonky said:

 I’m always kinda an underdog guy so you’ll pretty much never find anything Taylormade/Callaway/Ping/Titleist in my bag

 

6 hours ago, aburtonky said:

You’ll notice I only have 13 clubs

I'm sort of that way a bit. (See signature)

I too only carry 13 clubs. At this time and based on my home course 13 clubs are all that fit my game.

If you ever want to get another fitting one day I know a guy close to you that's been fitting and building clubs for 30 years.

Nice equipment BTW.

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My Sun Mountain bag currently includes:   TWGTLogo2.png.06c802075f4d211691d88895b3f34b75.png 771CSI 5i - PW and TWGTLogo2.png.06c802075f4d211691d88895b3f34b75.png PFC Micro Tour-c 52°, 56°, 60 wedges

                                                                               :755178188_TourEdge: EXS 10.5*, TWGTLogo2.png.06c802075f4d211691d88895b3f34b75.png 929-HS FW4 16.5* 

                                                                                :edel-golf-1: Willimette w/GolfPride Contour

 

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Solid and practical-nice work!

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In my       :ping-small: DLX Cart Bag:
Driver
:    :ping-small: G410 SFT, set to 9.5*, Mitsubishi Tensei CK Orange 60, stiff (MGS Official 2019 Tester)
3W:          :ping-small: G-Series SF TEC, set to 16*, Aldila Tour Blue ATX, 65g, stiff
5W:          :ping-small: G400 SFT, set to 19*, Aldila Tour Blue ATX, 65g, stiff
7W:         :ping-small: G410 SFT, set to 22*. Alta CB 65 Red, stiff

Irons:       :ping-small: GMax, Green Dot, 5-PW, Project X Graphite Blue 6.0, 80-90g , stiff
Wedges: :ping-small: Glide 2.0 Stealth, 50* SS, 54* ES & 60*/8 Forged MGS Special from the Wedge Wizard, Green Dot, Alta CB graphite, 84g, stiff
Putter:     :ping-small: Vault 2.0 B60 Copper, 33", black dot w/GP SNSR grip (PING Sigma 2 Fetch under "see-trials")
Ball:       :Snell: MTB BLACK (MGS Official 2018 Tester for the :Snell: MTB RED)
Shoes:     :footjoy-small:  Classics Tour w/Black Widow Softspikes

Disabled Marine Veteran. Semper Fi!

#No apologies, just Play Your Best
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So I've been completely dominating my Cobra F8 5/6 wood. It's now my favorite club after my putter. I'm debating on going up and pitting the new Cobra speedback against my Wilson C300. Any thoughts?

Driver: PXG 0811XF Gen 2. Set to 7 degrees

Fairway Wood: default_cobra-small.jpg.f2d30fe56bdc63bb143b6beab868e5d6.jpg F8 5/6. Set to 17 degrees

Irons: default_wilson_staff_small.gif.3fdcd5b73d87b86e2d50ed16f34df98d.gif D7 4-GW

Wedges: default_cleveland-small.jpg.41539a3b39b15dfe912bdb3e116e9793.jpg CBX 52, 56, 60. All have Winn Dri Tac grips.

Putter: Tommy Armour Impact No. 3 

Ball: Snell Golf MTB-X

Bag: Ogio Ozone Stand

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Made a couple of changes. I'm waiting for my PXG 0811XF Gen 2 driver. Also, I've switched to the Bridgestone e12 Soft. The best ball I've ever struck. Distance and control off the tee have been perfect while giving me a decent amount of spin on my irons/wedges.

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Driver: PXG 0811XF Gen 2. Set to 7 degrees

Fairway Wood: default_cobra-small.jpg.f2d30fe56bdc63bb143b6beab868e5d6.jpg F8 5/6. Set to 17 degrees

Irons: default_wilson_staff_small.gif.3fdcd5b73d87b86e2d50ed16f34df98d.gif D7 4-GW

Wedges: default_cleveland-small.jpg.41539a3b39b15dfe912bdb3e116e9793.jpg CBX 52, 56, 60. All have Winn Dri Tac grips.

Putter: Tommy Armour Impact No. 3 

Ball: Snell Golf MTB-X

Bag: Ogio Ozone Stand

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