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On 10/10/2020 at 11:43 PM, HardcoreLooper said:

I'm a digger and the courses are here generally pretty soft (clay that stays wet forever), so I'll be going with wide soles and bounce.  And I like a 50/54/58 setup.  The only thing I'm worrying about is that the mid-grind 54* (widest sole for that loft) has only 6* of bounce.  That seems low for a club I'll use out of the sand.  Does the wider sole make up for it?

 

@Popeye64 gave you the goods, I just feel compelled to stick my nose in.

I have a Maltby Design 60* that I use, its the predecessor to the M-series+, without the DBM treatment.  Absolutely love the wedge, its awesome.  My course has clay based soil also, it works in the wet, and it works in the dry. 

Also like it quite well out of the sand.  My course has something firmer/denser sand, I've also played courses with finer/softer sand, it works for me in both.

And it'll spin the ball rather nicely.  

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3w:  Cobra King LTD, Matrix 8m3 X, 42"
2h or 3h:  TaylorMade Stage 2 Tour, Aldila NV105 S
Irons:  3-PW Mizuno MP37, Recoil Proto 125 F4 (reshaft in progress, slowly); 1-PW Vibration Matched Golden Rams, RIP Tour 115 R (reshaft project); 1i & 3-PW Golden Ram TW276, NV105 S
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LW:  Maltby Design 60*, 1.05 sole, DGS; Maltby Design 60* 1.05 sole, NV105
Putter:  Snake Eyes Viper Tour Sv1, 34"
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The M890 arrived yesterday.  Enough chit chat, let's get to the pics... The Golfworks team did a great job of building the club.  I did get it built to 42" with the LL flex shaft.  Longer t

Ordered my irons based on fitting specs that I received a few weeks back - they came in on Saturday and I was able to play with them on Monday.  I wanted to share pics.  I also wanted to let you know

So I finally got a chance to compare the TS-1 with the TM P770. It was just on the launch monitor at PGATSS. I was able to pair the P770 with the same shaft that I have in my TS-1's. That's the TT DG

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Good to know.  Honestly, these things are so cost effective, you can really afford to experiment with them.  They're basically half the price of a Vokey in the most expensive configuration I tried.
In case you had any curiosity to know more about the TSWs here is a review post that might help.

https://forum.mygolfspy.com/topic/38309-maltby-tsw-wedge-5612/

Maltby TSW Wedge (56/12)

the more I practice, the luckier I seem to get..

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:callaway-small: Epic Flash Hybrid 18* / Mitsubishi Tensei Silver 70g 

post-76102-0-38507100-1525284411_thumb.jpg  TS-1 3 - P / TT DG 105 (S+) 
post-76102-0-38507100-1525284411_thumb.jpg  TSW Wedges - 50/6 + 56/12
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On 10/10/2020 at 10:57 PM, HardcoreLooper said:

A Trackman session with her coach confirmed our suspicions.  150 is the new count-on distance.  She just needs to trust the new ball-flight.  

For $137.34 built and shipped, I'd have a hard time not recommending this driver to any lower-speed player.  Her coach was pretty impressed with it as well, and she's on staff with Titleist.

Well, she did it yesterday.  She shot 36 and got past the 150 mark.  She did it by keeping the 890 in the bag on holes with trouble short of the green and pitched it on to make easy 4s, but took advantage of holes with more of an opening and put it right near the front of the green.  Now she moves back to 200 and will get to hit a few more drivers.

15 hours ago, NRJyzr said:

 

@Popeye64 gave you the goods, I just feel compelled to stick my nose in.

I have a Maltby Design 60* that I use, its the predecessor to the M-series+, without the DBM treatment.  Absolutely love the wedge, its awesome.  My course has clay based soil also, it works in the wet, and it works in the dry. 

Also like it quite well out of the sand.  My course has something firmer/denser sand, I've also played courses with finer/softer sand, it works for me in both.

And it'll spin the ball rather nicely.  

I appreciate you nosing in here.  Thanks for the confirmation!

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5i - PW - :wilson_staff_small: D7 Forged - Recoil 760 ( S )
GW - LW - :cobra-small: F8 - N.S. Pro Modus3 Tour105 ( S )
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4i - :wilson_staff_small: D7 Forged - Recoil 760 ( S )

 

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I added a #4h to the mix to go with my #3.


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th.jpg.d6e2abdaeb04f007fd259c979f389de6.jpg Gen1 0811X 12° driver w/Project X Evenflow Blue 55g shaft
post-76102-0-38507100-1525284411.jpg KE4 TC 16° 4 wood w/Kuro Kage Black 60g shaft

:srixon-small: Z355 22° 7 wood w/Miyazaki Jinsoku shaft
post-76102-0-38507100-1525284411.jpg KE4 TC 19° 3 hybrid w/UST Proforce V2 Black shaft
post-76102-0-38507100-1525284411.jpg KE4 TC 22° 4 hybrid w/UST Proforce V2 Black shaft

:tour-edge: HL E521 25° 5 hybrid w/Fubuki HD55 shaft

post-76102-0-38507100-1525284411.jpg Sti2 6 iron w/UST Recoil 660 graphite shaft
post-76102-0-38507100-1525284411.jpg KE4 Tour+ irons 7-GW w/UST Competition Series graphite shafts

post-76102-0-38507100-1525284411.jpg M-Series+ 56° wedge w/UST Recoil 660 graphite shaft
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Love the forum. Also am from very south of your guys. I have built a Maltby STf 5 wood, which I carry & for my son the new STi2 irons 6 - GWwith True Temper Score shafts R flex with Golf Pride MCC Plus 4 grips & M+ wedge 56 degrees with 12 of bounce as his first ever golf set. Firstly, loved building them with him. They look brilliant. BUT what I was shocked with was the performance. I have Callaway X18 & when I hit his #7 iron it was easily 10 metres (sorry)  longer. Question now is how do I get them off him.

I am sold on Maltby & looking for a splurge on myself. Thinking TS-2, maybe TS-1, but having read @Popeye64 am seriously thinking PTM with the DBM finish. Loved the photos here on them.

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Love the forum. Also am from very south of your guys. I have built a Maltby STf 5 wood, which I carry & for my son the new STi2 irons 6 - GWwith True Temper Score shafts R flex with Golf Pride MCC Plus 4 grips & M+ wedge 56 degrees with 12 of bounce as his first ever golf set. Firstly, loved building them with him. They look brilliant. BUT what I was shocked with was the performance. I have Callaway X18 & when I hit his #7 iron it was easily 10 metres (sorry)  longer. Question now is how do I get them off him.
I am sold on Maltby & looking for a splurge on myself. Thinking TS-2, maybe TS-1, but having read [mention=75887]Popeye64[/mention] am seriously thinking PTM with the DBM finish. Loved the photos here on them.
They are only down to a few sets left of the PTM Black. I just picked up another set myself before they disappear.
The PTM fell victim to a run away best seller in the TS line. Its really a shame because in doing fittings I would sell three sets of PTMs to one set of the TS line. It was a do all, be all, no nonsense iron that damn near everyone could hit well. Wasn't fancy with understated good looks.
Will be interesting to see what comes next. Because the TS line knocked out almost three heads. The MMB-17, the PTM and the TE is just holding on.

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9 hours ago, Popeye64 said:

They are only down to a few sets left of the PTM Black. I just picked up another set myself before they disappear.
The PTM fell victim to a run away best seller in the TS line. Its really a shame because in doing fittings I would sell three sets of PTMs to one set of the TS line. It was a do all, be all, no nonsense iron that damn near everyone could hit well. Wasn't fancy with understated good looks.
Will be interesting to see what comes next. Because the TS line knocked out almost three heads. The MMB-17, the PTM and the TE is just holding on.

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Wow, didn't realize the TE might be on the outs as well. I'm definitely intrigued what will be coming out next! Hope it's soon.

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Irons (4-PW)  post-76102-0-38507100-1525284411_thumb.jpg TS-1's (KBS $-Taper 120g Stiff shafts)

Wedges (50°, 54° & 58°) post-76102-0-38507100-1525284411_thumb.jpg TSW Forged (Dynamic Gold S300)

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Wow, didn't realize the TE might be on the outs as well. I'm definitely intrigued what will be coming out next! Hope it's soon.
The next iron out will be a players forging. Details on it have been minimal, but expect something that could replace the TE.
Heard one more order for the DBM heads has been placed and when thats gone so are they. The TE will drop out next.
The MMB replacement is down the road still.
Britt was saying that development time has been far longer due to delays and back ups at the factories with shut downs and supply chain issues.


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12 hours ago, Popeye64 said:

They are only down to a few sets left of the PTM Black. I just picked up another set myself before they disappear.
The PTM fell victim to a run away best seller in the TS line. Its really a shame because in doing fittings I would sell three sets of PTMs to one set of the TS line. It was a do all, be all, no nonsense iron that damn near everyone could hit well. Wasn't fancy with understated good looks.
Will be interesting to see what comes next. Because the TS line knocked out almost three heads. The MMB-17, the PTM and the TE is just holding on.

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I saw the PTMs were being discontinued and was surprised. They are such a great design. Love mine, and they're going to give the SpeedZones a run for their money this offseason.

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The next iron out will be a players forging. Details on it have been minimal, but expect something that could replace the TE.
Heard one more order for the DBM heads has been placed and when thats gone so are they. The TE will drop out next.
The MMB replacement is down the road still.
Britt was saying that development time has been far longer due to delays and back ups at the factories with shut downs and supply chain issues.


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While I have absolutely NO intentions of moving away from my TS-1's anytime soon, it would be cool to see them do just a straight player's blade and/or CB. Possibly something with a split set possibility in mind. Something like the set version of the TSW.. or just a completely new design.

All of that might just be wishful thinking though.. time will tell

the more I practice, the luckier I seem to get..

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post-76102-0-38507100-1525284411_thumb.jpg  TS-1 3 - P / TT DG 105 (S+) 
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I don't have Maltby's YET!!

I am looking for advice on buying a set of irons, a driver and maybe upgrading my hybrids.

I have always used "hand me down" clubs from my dad, who plays around with shafts, grips, amateur club building, etc.  I remember seeing Austad's and Golfsmith catalogs when growing up and visiting him, once i grew up and moved out.

After looking at a ton of articles and things found on the web, i plan to visit multiple demo days in the area, and plan to get a full fitting at PGA Superstore and another local store (or two).

Based on the price, I am seriously considering Maltbys, but want to know how to compare what I find at fittings and retailers to these clubs.  I really like the looks and reviews on the Maltby KE4 S because I am not good enough (in my opinion) to play with a players club, as my handicap is in the low 20s and I don't "shape" shots. I just want consistent new clubs that don't cost $1500.

 

Any advice on how to order based on recommendations and specs that I might obtain from club fittings?

Any questions to ask when i go to demo days and fittings? 

Any things to look for when looking at Callaways, Pings, Taylor Made, Titleist? (those are the demo days i have on my calendar in the next few weeks)

Any other things to consider?

 

Any help and advice would be greatly appreciated - and i promise to take a ton of pics to post here when I finally pull the trigger and order clubs after Christmas! 🙂

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Driver: Callaway Big Bertha B21

5 wood: XPC V9

3 Hybrid: Tour Edge Hot Launch E521

Irons: Maltby DBM 6-PW

Sand Wedge: Maltby M-Series+ 56 degree

60 degree wedge: Maltby Glider

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I don't have Maltby's YET!!
I am looking for advice on buying a set of irons, a driver and maybe upgrading my hybrids.
I have always used "hand me down" clubs from my dad, who plays around with shafts, grips, amateur club building, etc.  I remember seeing Austad's and Golfsmith catalogs when growing up and visiting him, once i grew up and moved out.
After looking at a ton of articles and things found on the web, i plan to visit multiple demo days in the area, and plan to get a full fitting at PGA Superstore and another local store (or two).
Based on the price, I am seriously considering Maltbys, but want to know how to compare what I find at fittings and retailers to these clubs.  I really like the looks and reviews on the Maltby KE4 S because I am not good enough (in my opinion) to play with a players club, as my handicap is in the low 20s and I don't "shape" shots. I just want consistent new clubs that don't cost $1500.
 
Any advice on how to order based on recommendations and specs that I might obtain from club fittings?
Any questions to ask when i go to demo days and fittings? 
Any things to look for when looking at Callaways, Pings, Taylor Made, Titleist? (those are the demo days i have on my calendar in the next few weeks)
Any other things to consider?
 
Any help and advice would be greatly appreciated - and i promise to take a ton of pics to post here when I finally pull the trigger and order clubs after Christmas! [emoji846]
I highly recommend going through the custom shop at Golfworks website. If you are unsure about what you want built they will guide you through. Its a great deal for a custom built set of clubs and they will fully stand behind the build. Can't go wrong.

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1 hour ago, ericelliott said:

I don't have Maltby's YET!!

I am looking for advice on buying a set of irons, a driver and maybe upgrading my hybrids.

I have always used "hand me down" clubs from my dad, who plays around with shafts, grips, amateur club building, etc.  I remember seeing Austad's and Golfsmith catalogs when growing up and visiting him, once i grew up and moved out.

After looking at a ton of articles and things found on the web, i plan to visit multiple demo days in the area, and plan to get a full fitting at PGA Superstore and another local store (or two).

Based on the price, I am seriously considering Maltbys, but want to know how to compare what I find at fittings and retailers to these clubs.  I really like the looks and reviews on the Maltby KE4 S because I am not good enough (in my opinion) to play with a players club, as my handicap is in the low 20s and I don't "shape" shots. I just want consistent new clubs that don't cost $1500.

 

Any advice on how to order based on recommendations and specs that I might obtain from club fittings?

Any questions to ask when i go to demo days and fittings? 

Any things to look for when looking at Callaways, Pings, Taylor Made, Titleist? (those are the demo days i have on my calendar in the next few weeks)

Any other things to consider?

 

Any help and advice would be greatly appreciated - and i promise to take a ton of pics to post here when I finally pull the trigger and order clubs after Christmas! 🙂

+1 on the Custom Shop. To narrow down which shaft, you could see if there is a Mizuno shaft optimizer to try. They fit it on an iron and based on how you swing, it gives a list of shafts that could work based on swing speed and transition. Good starting place

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On 11/20/2020 at 6:20 PM, Rchang said:

+1 on the Custom Shop. To narrow down which shaft, you could see if there is a Mizuno shaft optimizer to try. They fit it on an iron and based on how you swing, it gives a list of shafts that could work based on swing speed and transition. Good starting place

+1 more on the Custom Shop.  They just built a driver for my 13 year old daughter, and she's loving it.

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Driver - :cobra-small: F8 - Aldila NV Blue 60 ( S )
4 Wood (17*) - :callaway-logo-1: Big Bertha S2H2 - RCH 90 "Firm"
7 Wood  - :callaway-logo-1: Big Bertha Warbird S2H2 - RCH 90 "Firm"
5i - PW - :wilson_staff_small: D7 Forged - Recoil 760 ( S )
GW - LW - :cobra-small: F8 - N.S. Pro Modus3 Tour105 ( S )
Putter - :ping-small: Craz-e
Bag - :1590477705_SunMountain: 2.5 (Black)
Ball -  :taylormade-small: TP5X Pix
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3 Wood (16*) - :cobra-small: F8 - Aldila NV Blue 60 ( S )
4i - :wilson_staff_small: D7 Forged - Recoil 760 ( S )

 

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Has anybody tried the TE Forged and the KE4 Tour+ Maltby irons? I am curious of your experience with both, and what you find different between them?

I am thinking about both sets mainly based on price: both under $300 new with the TT Score shaft. The STi2 seems a bit more bulky, like the Ping G2 I already have, which I am trying to get away from (the cheapest option).

I am thinking also of 5i or 6i at standard length and then as the clubs get shorter going 3/8" instead of 1/2" to increase swing weight and playing length as they get shorter. 

I also play standard length at 2° up. 

Any feedback you have would be helpful.

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On 12/15/2020 at 12:57 PM, Buffly said:

Has anybody tried the TE Forged and the KE4 Tour+ Maltby irons? I am curious of your experience with both, and what you find different between them?

I am thinking about both sets mainly based on price: both under $300 new with the TT Score shaft. The STi2 seems a bit more bulky, like the Ping G2 I already have, which I am trying to get away from (the cheapest option).

I am thinking also of 5i or 6i at standard length and then as the clubs get shorter going 3/8" instead of 1/2" to increase swing weight and playing length as they get shorter. 

I also play standard length at 2° up. 

Any feedback you have would be helpful.

I have hit both the TE Forged and the KE4 Tour+ irons. IMO both were great designs, just not quite optimized for my swing. Both have a very sharp leading edge and when I get into bad habits, I’m somewhat of a steep digger. I also found the feel of the KE4 to be a bit harsh but still solid. 
 

Both clubs were just wrong for the conditions I play in, and my current swing. So that is something you’ll have to consider. 
 

That being said, I wouldn’t be too quick to rule out the STi2. IMO, it looks nothing like the Ping G2. There is minimal progressive offset and the top line falls into what I would describe as medium. It’s certainly not a club that I would describe as overly large or “Fred Flintstone” looking as far as chunkiness. It’s a very solid club. As far as forgiveness and feel go, I would place it right dab in the middle of both the TE Forged and KE4 Tour+. It also has a cambered sole/leading edge which might be my favorite thing about it. Fit me, it glides fairly freely thru the turf. 
 

If you’re coming from those Pings. They have quite a bit of meat on the top line and a fair amount of offset. The TE Forged has minimal constant offset. And the KE4 Tour+ has significantly less offset when compared to the Pings.  It might be a bigger transition to one of those clubs than it would be to go with the STi2, which has slightly more offset in the longer clubs. 
 

Additionally, I found the quality of the TT Score LT shafts to be excellent. 
 

Good luck!

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16 hours ago, MattA521 said:

I have hit both the TE Forged and the KE4 Tour+ irons. IMO both were great designs, just not quite optimized for my swing. Both have a very sharp leading edge and when I get into bad habits, I’m somewhat of a steep digger. I also found the feel of the KE4 to be a bit harsh but still solid. 
 

Both clubs were just wrong for the conditions I play in, and my current swing. So that is something you’ll have to consider. 
 

That being said, I wouldn’t be too quick to rule out the STi2. IMO, it looks nothing like the Ping G2. There is minimal progressive offset and the top line falls into what I would describe as medium. It’s certainly not a club that I would describe as overly large or “Fred Flintstone” looking as far as chunkiness. It’s a very solid club. As far as forgiveness and feel go, I would place it right dab in the middle of both the TE Forged and KE4 Tour+. It also has a cambered sole/leading edge which might be my favorite thing about it. Fit me, it glides fairly freely thru the turf. 
 

If you’re coming from those Pings. They have quite a bit of meat on the top line and a fair amount of offset. The TE Forged has minimal constant offset. And the KE4 Tour+ has significantly less offset when compared to the Pings.  It might be a bigger transition to one of those clubs than it would be to go with the STi2, which has slightly more offset in the longer clubs. 
 

Additionally, I found the quality of the TT Score LT shafts to be excellent. 
 

Good luck!

I have the STi2 in the back pocket as an alternative because I hit the Pings so well that straying too far away from them is probably setting myself up for failure. 

I was, pre-covid, hitting 1,500-2,000 balls a month and playing about 2-4x per month. Now I hit about 1 bucket every 6 weeks and play 9 holes about every 3 weeks. The result is that my ball striking is way less than optimal right now where the STi2 is looking much better. 

I have a set of Hogan and Titleist Irons I can take to the range to work on ball striking because they tell me if I hit the sweet spot much more than my Pings. But, for now, I am gaming the Pings to regain some sanity. 

Thanks again for the input

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5w Taylormade SLDR S 19* - 220yd, Ping G2 5-U - 190-105, Maltby M+ 54* & MG 60* - 95-75, Evnroll ER8, Titleist 816 H1 4h 21*, Maltby 4 Hybrid Iron 24* - 210-200, Callaway XR16 8* - 235 carry

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Ordered my irons based on fitting specs that I received a few weeks back - they came in on Saturday and I was able to play with them on Monday.  I wanted to share pics.  I also wanted to let you know that I appreciated all the posts and information I got from this forum.  I look forward to seeing other Maltby pics and info in the future.  I am trying to talk a golfing buddy into buying from Maltby also

 

 

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Driver: Callaway Big Bertha B21

5 wood: XPC V9

3 Hybrid: Tour Edge Hot Launch E521

Irons: Maltby DBM 6-PW

Sand Wedge: Maltby M-Series+ 56 degree

60 degree wedge: Maltby Glider

Putter: XPC V9

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On 12/30/2020 at 10:04 AM, Eric Elliott said:

Ordered my irons based on fitting specs that I received a few weeks back - they came in on Saturday and I was able to play with them on Monday.  I wanted to share pics.  I also wanted to let you know that I appreciated all the posts and information I got from this forum.  I look forward to seeing other Maltby pics and info in the future.  I am trying to talk a golfing buddy into buying from Maltby also

@Eric Elliott now that you've had them for several months, how have the DBMs been working out? Feel, forgiveness, overall playability?

Dexterity: RH

Driver:taylormade-small: Sim Max D 9˚

3 Wood:Sub70: 939x

4h & 5h:Sub70: 939x

6i-GW:wilson_staff_small: D7 Forged

Wedges:cleveland-small: RTX ZipCore 54˚ & 58˚

Putter:wilson_staff_small: Infinite Bean

Ball::Snell: MTB-X Optic Yellow

Data Collection:ShotScope: V3

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On 5/5/2021 at 4:15 PM, brendalonian said:

@Eric Elliott now that you've had them for several months, how have the DBMs been working out? Feel, forgiveness, overall playability?

I am super happy with them.  When I am able to play with new folks, they always ask what I am playing, and comment on how solid they sound.  I hit them well, and with the new driver I purchased in late January I am always in the high 80s/low 90s, where I was struggling to break 100 before.  I am sure it is not just the clubs, as I am playing a lot more regularly.  I also purchased a 56 degree wedge from Golfworks/Maltby, and am thinking about getting a 5 iron to match my set, as I only ordered 6 thru pitching wedge.

 

As far as forgiveness, they feel fine.  I have always been a slicer, and now my shots are more of a push rather than a slice.  I have been working on taking easier swings, so I cannot really comment on distance because I am not looking for that.  I normally hit an 8 iron when others are hitting a PW, but I am beating them by 10 strokes and I don't lose any balls, so I will take it.

For the money (and really regardless of the money) I am super happy with them!

 

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Driver: Callaway Big Bertha B21

5 wood: XPC V9

3 Hybrid: Tour Edge Hot Launch E521

Irons: Maltby DBM 6-PW

Sand Wedge: Maltby M-Series+ 56 degree

60 degree wedge: Maltby Glider

Putter: XPC V9

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