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On 5/14/2020 at 7:40 PM, chisag said:

... I have a weakness for Driving irons. I have played so many and they all have strengths and weaknesses. I keep going back to my Taylor Made 18* UDi 2 iron with a Kuro Kage 95hy shaft (pulled from a Wilson Utility). I can hit my DI quite a bit farther than any corresponding club in my bag because I love hitting irons and I have a ton of confidence in DI's. 

... I have played Srixon U45, Wilson FG Tour, Exotics CBX Ironwood, Exotics CB Pro Tungsten, Cobra Utility, GAPR Mid and my UDi. I am probably going to pick up the new Exotics Ti Utlity 17* and bend it to 18* because ... well ... I just can't seem to help myself. 

https://www.touredge.com/exs-220-ti-utility

Do you play them from the fairway as well?  I only hit mine off the tee's so I am also thinking about maybe shifting over to a 5 wood to play off the tee's and fairways.  It's tough though right now since nothing is open to try anything. 

   Driver:  :callaway-small: Epic Flash Sub Zero Hzdrs Smoke x flex 70g

3 Wood:  :titelist-small: 917 w/ Diamana Whiteboard stiff

5 Wood : :callaway-small: Epic Flash 18* Hzdrs Smoke stiff

4 Hybrid: :callaway-small:  Apex w/Kuro Kage stiff

     Irons:  :callaway-small: 5-7  Apex forged 19 w/ Modus 120 X

                         9-A Apex Pro 19 w/ Modus 120 X

Wedges:  :callaway-small: MD5 52&56 Jaws Dynamic Gold wedge flex

    Putter: :titelist-small: Scotty Cameron Del Mar 34"

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On 5/17/2020 at 3:58 PM, B.D. Scott said:

I carry a Taylormade 790 2 iron or a Srixon U85 but only when im playing long courses with long pars 3. Srixon U85 are good forgiven clubs. Hope this help Good Luck⛳✊

I have heard good things about both, once stores start opening up again, I will try some out, starting with the Srixon

   Driver:  :callaway-small: Epic Flash Sub Zero Hzdrs Smoke x flex 70g

3 Wood:  :titelist-small: 917 w/ Diamana Whiteboard stiff

5 Wood : :callaway-small: Epic Flash 18* Hzdrs Smoke stiff

4 Hybrid: :callaway-small:  Apex w/Kuro Kage stiff

     Irons:  :callaway-small: 5-7  Apex forged 19 w/ Modus 120 X

                         9-A Apex Pro 19 w/ Modus 120 X

Wedges:  :callaway-small: MD5 52&56 Jaws Dynamic Gold wedge flex

    Putter: :titelist-small: Scotty Cameron Del Mar 34"

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12 minutes ago, ballplayer002003 said:

Do you play them from the fairway as well?  I only hit mine off the tee's so I am also thinking about maybe shifting over to a 5 wood to play off the tee's and fairways.  It's tough though right now since nothing is open to try anything. 

 

... I will hit my driving irons on a windy day or a par 5 second shot with hard fairways, but mostly just off the tee. 

Driver:   Cobra Speedzone Xtreme 9* ... Tensei Orange 60s
Fw wood: Cobra Speedzone 14.5* ... Atmos TS Blue 7s
Utility:   Callaway Super Hybrid 17*   ... Tensei Pro Orange 80 hy s-flex
Irons:    4-Gw Titleist T100-S ... Steelfiber 95 r-flex
Wedges:  SM6 52* F Grind ... Steelfiber 95 r-flex
                 SM7D & SM8M 58* ... Steelfiber 110 s-flex 4 iron shaft
Putter:  Newport 2.5 at 33.5"
Ball:  TaylorMade TP5

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Just now, chisag said:

 

... I will hit my driving irons on a windy day or a par 5 second shot with hard fairways, but mostly just off the tee. 

Thanks for the input, my course tends to have pretty soft fairways, it's an old course that doesn't drain very well.  I checked out the link too for the tour edge, they look pretty sweet!  To be honest, they never popped up on my radar.  I'll have to look into them

   Driver:  :callaway-small: Epic Flash Sub Zero Hzdrs Smoke x flex 70g

3 Wood:  :titelist-small: 917 w/ Diamana Whiteboard stiff

5 Wood : :callaway-small: Epic Flash 18* Hzdrs Smoke stiff

4 Hybrid: :callaway-small:  Apex w/Kuro Kage stiff

     Irons:  :callaway-small: 5-7  Apex forged 19 w/ Modus 120 X

                         9-A Apex Pro 19 w/ Modus 120 X

Wedges:  :callaway-small: MD5 52&56 Jaws Dynamic Gold wedge flex

    Putter: :titelist-small: Scotty Cameron Del Mar 34"

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I am intrigued by the new Ben Hogan U-Hi. Has anyone hit this iron yet? 

:callaway-small: Mavrik Subzero, 9.5*, VA Nemesys 75, Golfpride MCC Align Midsize

:callaway-small: Mavrik Max Fairway Wood, 15*, Stock shaft, Golfpride MCC Midsize

:titelist-small: Titleist U500 21*, Hzrdus Smoke Stiff, Golfpride MCC Midsize

:benhogan-small: 2020 Ben Hogan Icon Irons 8-PW, Project X LZ, Golfpride MCC Midsize

:benhogan-small: 2020 Ben Hogan PTxPro Irons 4-7, Project X LZ, Golfpride MCC Midsize

:titelist-small: Vokey SM8 50*, 54*, 60*, Stock vokey shaft, Golfpride MCC Midsize

:cameron-small: Scotty Cameron California Mid-Mallet

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