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So I needed a new bag and ended up going with the hoofer lite because it was just way better then everything else.  But now my all Titleist setup is giving my OCD issues.  What budget friendly ping irons would you go for?  


 pxg.png 0811x+ Prototype 10.5 - EvenFlow Riptide CB 60g 5.5
:taylormade-small: M2 (2017) 3W 17.5 -  
:ping-small: G 3H 22 - 
:titelist-small: 735cm 3 - PW - KBS Tour Black Nickel 115g ( R )
:vokey-small:SM4 Tour Chrome 52˚- 8˚ | 56˚- 8˚ | 60˚- 7˚ - True Temper Dynamic Gold ( W )
:cameron-small: GOLO 6
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Any G series from G2 are good. If you want something a little less chunky find yourself a nice old set of I5's.


Ping G400 , Titleist 917 3 wood , Ping Anser Hybrids 20,23,27, Wilson Staff MB's 6-PW , Ping Glide Wedges 50,54,58 , Scotty Cameron Newport 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The good thing about Ping irons is they last a long time, you can also send them back to ping to have them bent to your specs for about $30 a set.  It all depends on your handicap, the i(5, 10, 15, 20, e1, 200, 210) are all very good and easy to hit.  If you want more blade like I highly recommend the S56 or S55.  If you want a driver as well, my favorites have been the original Rapture with ProLaunch Red, G20, G30LST and I am still playing the G400LST.  The Ping Tour shaft is also really solid stock option.

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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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S55's are a fantastic iron.  Bubba Watson still plays them. 


  • Driver: :ping-small: G410 Plus 9*, Tensei Orange 60X
  • Hybrids::adams-small:  Super XTD 17* Hybrid Fubuki AX:callaway-small:,  Apex 20* Hybrid, AD-DI 85S
  • Irons: :srixon-small: U85 4I AD DI 95S, Z585 5-6, Z785 7-PW, Modus 120s
  • Wedges: :ping-small:: Glide 3.0 52, Modus 120x:taylormade-small:, Hi Toe 56 & 60, Modus 120x
  • Putter: :EVNROLL:  ER3 @ 33"
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Concur with comments previously posted. What Titleist iron model do you play? You could reach out to a golf shop, company, etc and find the Ping set model that most closely  matches your Titleist model specs. There are probably a lot of people in the MGS community that can break down the pros/cons of your existing clubs to Ping models. Good luck.

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I’ve had a lot of different Ping irons. My favorites were the i15 irons. If you take big divots, look at one of the different G series. 


Ping G400 Max

Cobra King F9 Speedback 3 wood and 7/8 wood

Callaway Big Bertha Heavenwood

Taylormade M4 5 hybrid

Callaway Mavrik Max 6-GW

Maltby M Series+ 54 degree

Ping Glide 3.0 Eye2 58 degree

Ping Sigma 2 Anser

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I actually just did a refurbish job on a set of Titleist 735 cm irons and I am currently playing those.  Before that I had a mix set of Titleist 718 3-6cb 7-pw mb. 


 pxg.png 0811x+ Prototype 10.5 - EvenFlow Riptide CB 60g 5.5
:taylormade-small: M2 (2017) 3W 17.5 -  
:ping-small: G 3H 22 - 
:titelist-small: 735cm 3 - PW - KBS Tour Black Nickel 115g ( R )
:vokey-small:SM4 Tour Chrome 52˚- 8˚ | 56˚- 8˚ | 60˚- 7˚ - True Temper Dynamic Gold ( W )
:cameron-small: GOLO 6
:Snell:
 MTB-X
:Arccos:

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Thanks everyone for your replies.  I think I'm going to keep on the lookout for either a set of s56 or split set of i200/iblade.  I also think I am going to have to look into trading my 917 for a g400.  Has anyone tried the ping forged wedges? They also look pretty nice, I'm wondering how they would feel compared to my vokeys.


 pxg.png 0811x+ Prototype 10.5 - EvenFlow Riptide CB 60g 5.5
:taylormade-small: M2 (2017) 3W 17.5 -  
:ping-small: G 3H 22 - 
:titelist-small: 735cm 3 - PW - KBS Tour Black Nickel 115g ( R )
:vokey-small:SM4 Tour Chrome 52˚- 8˚ | 56˚- 8˚ | 60˚- 7˚ - True Temper Dynamic Gold ( W )
:cameron-small: GOLO 6
:Snell:
 MTB-X
:Arccos:

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Go to the Godfather, the Eye2 or Eye2+.  

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Cobra Fly-Z+, Xcaliber Tour 7.5 TS, 44"; Cobra King LTD, HZRDUS Black 75, 6.5, 44.25"
3w:  Cobra King LTD, Matrix 8m3 X, 42"; TM Stage 2 Tour, SK Fiber Tour Trac 100 X, 42.5"
2h or 3h:  TaylorMade Stage 2 Tour, Aldila NV105 S
Irons:  3-PW Mizuno MP37, DGS300; 2-PW Golden Ram TW282, Precision 6.5; 3-PW Golden Ram TW276, NV105 S; 2-PW Golden Ram 1980 Tour Grinds, Dynamic S; 2-PW MacGregor Muirfield, Dynamic S; 1-PW Wilson Staff 78 Tour Blades, Dynamic S; 2-PW Ram TG-898, Nippon Super Peening Blue X
GW: Dynacraft Dual Milled CNC 52*, DGS300; Scratch 8620 DS 53*, Steelfiber 125 S
SW:  Ram TG-898 56*, DGX ss2x; Ram Tom Watson 55*, DGX ss2x; Wilson Staff PMP 58*, DGS; Golden Ram TW276, DGS; Golden Ram TW282, DGS; Ram Troon Grind 56*, DGS
LW:  Maltby Design 60*, 1.05 sole, DGS; Maltby Design 60* 1.05 sole, NV105
Putter:  Snake Eyes Viper Tour Sv1, 34", round no taper grip
Ball:  Wilson Staff Duo Professional, or Kirkland Signature 3 pc, or TM TP5

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