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Ben/Missouri

12 handicap

Ping G410 Hybrids 4-5-6 (22°-26°-30°) lofts

Current Shaft: Mitsubishi Tensei CK Pro Blue 70 (R)

Thanks!


Certified Club Fitter.

Ping G400 Max Driver 10.5° w/Diamona S+ LTD Blue-Board 70 R Flex

Ping G410 5 Fairway Wood Mitsubishi Tensi Orange R Flex

Ping G410 4-5-6 Hybrids Mitsubishi Tensi Blue R Flex

Ping i500 Irons 5-U w/Recoil SmacWrap F3 Flex

Ping 3.0 Eye2 Glide Wedges 54°-58° w/Recoil SmacWrap F3 Flex

Bettinardi QB6 & BB56 w/Bettinardi Jumbo Grip

PING Pioneer Cart Bag---Nikon 40i Rangefinder & Garmin S20 Watch

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Jason / Va

.3

19


Driver - :taylormade-small: M5 - CK Pro White 60 TX

3 Wood - :cobra-small: KING F9 SPEEDBACK TOUR FAIRWAY - PROJECT X HZRDUS SMOKE 70

Irons - :taylormade-small: P730 - KBS $-TAPER 130X 

Wedges - :taylormade-small: MG2 50, 55, 60 - KBS $-TAPER 130X

Putter - :cameron-small: SPECIAL SELECT DEL MAR - P2 Aware grip

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Shattered this is for US Residents only

I play Nippon Modus3 in my Mizuno Irons but my Mizuno CLK hybrid came with a Fujikura shaft

I'd love to be able to test a hybrid version of my iron shafts in my hybrid!!

Hybrid 19° Mizuno CLK with Fujikura Speeder Evo HB x-stiff shaft

Irons 4-GW JPX919 Forged with Nippon Modus3 Tour120 x-stiff shaft

Based in Melbourne Australia unfortunately

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Eric - Alpena, Mi

+1.6

18* and 23*


Ping G400 LST 10* - Rogue silver 110

Callaway Rogue 15* - Even Flow Blue

Callaway Apex 18* & 23*  Kuro Kage

Ping i500 (reg spec) Steelfiber 110CW

Ping i210 6-UW Steelfiber 110CW

Ping Glide 54* & 58* Dynamic Gold X100 SoftStepped

Ping Nome TR

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Bruce/CT

2.6

20 & 24*


:ping-small: G400 Driver 10.5* Mitsubishi Tensei Blue CK Pro 60 Stiff

:ping-small: G400 Fwy 16.5* Mitsubishi Tensei Blue CK Pro 70 Stiff

:titelist-small: 818 H1 Hybrids 20* & 24* Mitsubishi Tensei Blue 80 Stiff

:titelist-small: TMB Irons 5 - 9 Nippon N.S. Pro Modus 3 Tour 105 Stiff

:titelist-small: Volkey SM-7 Wedges Black 50* & 54*

:callaway-small: Mack Daddy PM Grind Black 60*

:cameron-small: Select Newport 34"

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On 3/19/2020 at 9:47 AM, Golfspy_CG2 said:

 

Testers Wanted (4)

For the longest time all golf clubs were steel shaft and that was that. Then driver and fairway wood shafts started appearing in graphite and that slowly took over as the primary, and finally only, shaft material for those clubs. Irons followed suit, a bit later offering graphite and that has continued to evolve into some pretty high tech offerings. 

This put golfers in the position of having to choose accordingly: the consistency of steel or the light weight and extra distance of graphite. Enter the world of steel/hybrid composite shafts offering the best of both materials. First these appeared in irons and then they made their way to the driver and eventually into putter shafts.

So what was missing? Hybrids of course! Hybrids are often neglected among clubs; getting little respect and often overlooked for their perceived faults: a hook bias, tough to hit off the turf, not accurate, and so on.

Well Nippon is providing hybrids the respect they have been lacking. With the new GOST: Graphite On Steel Technology, they have created a shaft that allows the hybrid to launch high—as it's designed to—and have tighter dispersion and be more accurate than the typical graphite shaft, something you want for those long approaches into greens.

Nippon GHOST Shaft.jpg

So we are giving four forum members—US Residents Only—a chance to test, review and keep one of these shafts and report back to the forum their findings. 

Doing so will require a commitment of putting the hybrid in play on the course and at the range and providing ongoing commentary in the forum throughout the process.

How To Apply

In a post within this thread please provide the following information...AND DO NOT QUOTE this post when replying!

First Name / State of residence

Handicap

Current Degree (loft) of Hybrids you use

That's it. Good luck to everyone.

We'll be selecting the testers within the next 10 to 14 days; be sure to check back to see if you've been selected!

 

Mike/ Arizona

10

19*

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Ryan, Indiana

Hdcp 1

24, 20, 18


Driver:         TaylorMade M5 9^, Graphite Design Tour AD IZ 6X

3 Wood:      Tour Edge Exotics CBX T3 15*,  Mitsubishi Diamana White 70X

3/5 Hybrid:   Titliest 816 H2  19*and 23*, Mitsubishi Diamana White 80X
Irons:           TaylorMade P790 6-PW, Dynamic Gold SL S300
Wedges:      Ping Glide 2.0 60,55,50 Dynamic Gold Wedge Shaft, Callaway PM Grind 64, KBS 610 Wedge
Putter:          TaylorMade Juno,  34" with P2 Reflex Putter Grip

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Dan / Alabama

16

16*


Driver  - Cleveland Launcher HB Turbo 10.5 * Miyazaki Kua 5 / R Flex

FW - Sub70 Pro 4 wood 16.5 * Project X HL / R Flex

Irons - Cleveland Launcher CBX 4-PW Miyazaki Kua 6 / R Flex

Wedges - Cleveland Launcher CBX 50* & 54* Rolex Wedge Flex

Putter - Cleveland Frontline Elevado 35 "

Ball - On Core Elixer

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Frank / South Carolina 

Handicap - 12

21° & 25°


 

 

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Posted (edited)

Cody / Washington

10 Handicap

18° utility iron 

Edited by Codyrh

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Marlon/VA

16

18*
 


Ping G410 SFT 10.5*

Callaway Apex 2019 Combo irons 5-PW

Cleveland RX4 56, 50 

Maverick 3 Hybrid 

Epic 4 Hybrid 

Scotty Newport 2 Notchback

Bridgestone RX and Snell MTB-x (thanks to Mygolfspy)

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Good luck everyone, I love Nippon shafts.


Follow my golf journey to break into the 80s

Current MGS Tester for the Fujikura Motore X Shaft

Fujikura and Nippon fan. Connoisseur of grips.

Updated 7/14/2020
Driver:taylormade-small:SIM Max 10.5 - Fujikura Ventus Red 5S Velocore (the real one)
Hybrids:taylormade-small: SIM Max 3H, 4H - Matrix Ozik 85S
Irons:callaway-small:Mavrik Max 5 - AW - Nippon Neo 950GH S
Wedges: :cleveland-small: CBX 2 54, CBX Full Face 58 - Nippon Modus 105 Wedge flex
Putter:  :scotty-small: Squareback 1 - Sense Grips S1 - Stability Shaft

Current Putter Collection:EVNROLL: ER10 Outback,  :bettinardi-small: 2017 Studio Stock 3, :cameron-small: La Costa 1st 500, :scotty-small: Squareback 1 (2008)
 

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On 3/19/2020 at 12:47 PM, Golfspy_CG2 said:

 

Testers Wanted (4)

For the longest time all golf clubs were steel shaft and that was that. Then driver and fairway wood shafts started appearing in graphite and that slowly took over as the primary, and finally only, shaft material for those clubs. Irons followed suit, a bit later offering graphite and that has continued to evolve into some pretty high tech offerings. 

This put golfers in the position of having to choose accordingly: the consistency of steel or the light weight and extra distance of graphite. Enter the world of steel/hybrid composite shafts offering the best of both materials. First these appeared in irons and then they made their way to the driver and eventually into putter shafts.

So what was missing? Hybrids of course! Hybrids are often neglected among clubs; getting little respect and often overlooked for their perceived faults: a hook bias, tough to hit off the turf, not accurate, and so on.

Well Nippon is providing hybrids the respect they have been lacking. With the new GOST: Graphite On Steel Technology, they have created a shaft that allows the hybrid to launch high—as it's designed to—and have tighter dispersion and be more accurate than the typical graphite shaft, something you want for those long approaches into greens.

Nippon GHOST Shaft.jpg

So we are giving four forum members—US Residents Only—a chance to test, review and keep one of these shafts and report back to the forum their findings. 

Doing so will require a commitment of putting the hybrid in play on the course and at the range and providing ongoing commentary in the forum throughout the process.

How To Apply

In a post within this thread please provide the following information...AND DO NOT QUOTE this post when replying!

First Name / State of residence

Handicap

Current Degree (loft) of Hybrids you use

That's it. Good luck to everyone.

We'll be selecting the testers within the next 10 to 14 days; be sure to check back to see if you've been selected!

 

 


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On 3/19/2020 at 12:47 PM, Golfspy_CG2 said:

 

Testers Wanted (4)

For the longest time all golf clubs were steel shaft and that was that. Then driver and fairway wood shafts started appearing in graphite and that slowly took over as the primary, and finally only, shaft material for those clubs. Irons followed suit, a bit later offering graphite and that has continued to evolve into some pretty high tech offerings. 

This put golfers in the position of having to choose accordingly: the consistency of steel or the light weight and extra distance of graphite. Enter the world of steel/hybrid composite shafts offering the best of both materials. First these appeared in irons and then they made their way to the driver and eventually into putter shafts.

So what was missing? Hybrids of course! Hybrids are often neglected among clubs; getting little respect and often overlooked for their perceived faults: a hook bias, tough to hit off the turf, not accurate, and so on.

Well Nippon is providing hybrids the respect they have been lacking. With the new GOST: Graphite On Steel Technology, they have created a shaft that allows the hybrid to launch high—as it's designed to—and have tighter dispersion and be more accurate than the typical graphite shaft, something you want for those long approaches into greens.

Nippon GHOST Shaft.jpg

So we are giving four forum members—US Residents Only—a chance to test, review and keep one of these shafts and report back to the forum their findings. 

Doing so will require a commitment of putting the hybrid in play on the course and at the range and providing ongoing commentary in the forum throughout the process.

How To Apply

In a post within this thread please provide the following information...AND DO NOT QUOTE this post when replying!

First Name / State of residence

Handicap

Current Degree (loft) of Hybrids you use

That's it. Good luck to everyone.

We'll be selecting the testers within the next 10 to 14 days; be sure to check back to see if you've been selected!

 

Chadd / MI

3

17 & 23

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