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Looks like my is currently tracking to show up Monday as well. If it somehow shows up by Saturday I will be very tempted to try and throw it in the bag for the Oregon Open that starts on Tuesday

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Driver:  :honma: TR20 (7.5*) - Vizard FP-7X , 1" short & tipped 1", 9 gram weight in the back

3 Wood: :titelist-small: TS3 (14.25*) - Mitsubishi Diamana D+ White 80X, 2 extra grams of head weight

Driving Iron: :titelist-small: U500 2 iron - HZRDUS Smoke (X)

Irons (4-6) :titelist-small: T100S - KBS C-Taper X-Stiff

Irons (7-P) :titelist-small: 620 MB - KBS C-Taper X Stiff

Wedges: QAJzq7h.jpg SM7 Jet Black 50.F.12 / 55.S.11 / 60.M.08 - X100

Putter: 5WoCG8Y.jpgBlack ER2 (Finish Courtesy of NorCal Putters) - :P2-grips-logo: Aware Tour

Bag:  :titelist-small: Hybrid 14

Glove:  Under Armour Strikeskin Tour

Ball: :titelist-small: ProV1 Yellow #3

RangeFinder: :918457628_PrecisionPro: NX7 Pro

Instagram: @dpattgolf

CURRENTLY TESTING THE HONMA TR20 DRIVER

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Mine will be here tuesday...I'm pumped

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Driver:   :honma: TR20 10.5*

Utility Iron: :cleveland-small: UHX 18*

Hybrid:   :callaway-small: Epic 4h 23* 

Irons:    :mizuno-small: JPX900 Hot Metal 5-GW

Wedges:  :cleveland-small: CBX2 52* 56* 60*

Putter:  :EVNROLL: ER 2.2

Ball:   :bridgestone-small: Tour BXS

 

 

 

 

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12 hours ago, B.Boston said:

 

 

 

looks like you're not the only ones starting to get shipping notifications.  And as far as the cute little "Team Honma Test" taking over the threads... 

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CC: @edingc @GB13 @daviddvm @Headhammer

#TestingTurfWars2020

#COBRACONNECT CHALLENGE 4

#MGSCOBRA2020

 

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Don't start something you can't finish folks.  I better not see any of this in the Team Honma thread...

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Driver: :honma:TR20 460, Vizard 60g Stiff

FW: :tour-edge: CBX 119 3w, 15,  Project X Evenflow Blue 75g Stiff

Hybrid::tour-edge:CBX 119 3H, 18, Project X Evenflow Blue 85g Stiff

Driving Iron: :mizuno-small: MP-20 HMB 3i, UST Mamiya recoil ES 780 F3

Iron: :mizuno-small:JPX 919 Forged 4- GW, Project X 6.0

Wedges::vokey-small:SM7 54 S Grind, 58 M Grind

Putter: :EVNROLL: ER2B 

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Tested the Honma TR20 460 driver

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1 minute ago, fixyurdivot said:

As a favor to both the CC4 and Honma Testing groups, the AlignXL Testers have voted to not enter into this skirmish... 

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We know, we know. You guys will be too busy playing with your balls to pay attention to us. 🤣🤣🤣

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#MGSCOBRA2020 #COBRACONNECT CHALLENGE 4 is live!  Follow Along here!

:cobra-small: Speedzone Driver 10.5 - Tensei Pro White 6TX

:cobra-small: Speedzone 5-wood - Ventus Blue 8S

:cobra-small: Speedzone 4-Hybrid - KBS Proto 85S

:cobra-small: KING Forged Tec 5-GW - PX LZ 6.5

:cobra-small: KING MIM Black 52.12 Classic, 56.10 Versatile, 60.04 Widelow - KBS 610 Wedge

 :EVNROLL: ER2B

:titelist-small: Pro V1x

:918457628_PrecisionPro: NX9 HD Slope

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#cuetheduckboats

 

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2 hours ago, B.Boston said:

We know, we know. You guys will be too busy playing with your balls to pay attention to us. 🤣🤣🤣

Thank you all for participating in our thread and giving our page count a boost 😂! We're on page 2 and about to get our sticks, and you are already on page 48 of banter in CC4!  Either way, it's Christmas in July for all of us right now!

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:honma: 💣Driver: Honma TR20 440 8.5° w/ Vizard FP-7X SHAFT - REVIEW POSTED 💣

:adams-small:3 Wood:  Adams TightLies Titanium 3+  - Shaft Bassara E55 x5ct

:taylormade-small:Hybrid: Taylormade RBZ 2.  16.5°-  Stock Shaft- Stiff

image.png.5094bf65d200d3ff7ef5ed059993dfb4.png Irons: SUB70 639 CB 4-PW w/ Nippon Modus 120 X-STIFF

:mizuno-small::cleveland-small:Wedges: GW: SUB70 Raw 48° Mizuno Mp series 52 SW: Cleveland RTX 2.0  56° LW: Mizuno JPX 900 60°

:odyssey-small:Putter: Odyssey White Ice Sabertooth- Superstroke Slim 3.0 grip

:taylormade-small:Bag: Taylormade FlexTech Lifestyle Carry bag- Houndstooth

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Really looking forward to seeing your new toys, our pro at the club stocks Honma but he doesn't have these drivers yet. He does have a set of the irons and they are awfully pretty!!! 

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In my :cobra-small: Ultralight Stand Bag:

Driver:    :cobra-small: King F9 9° - LH - Atmos Blue TS 6 Stiff
Woods:   :cobra-small: King F9 - LH - 3/4 Wood - Atmos Blue 7 Reg
               :cobra-small: King F9 - LH - 3 Hybrid - Atmos Blue 7 Reg
Irons:      :cobra-small: King F9 - LH - 4-PW - True Temper XP95 Reg
Wedges: :cobra-small: King Black - LH - 52° 56° 60° -True Temper XP95 Reg
Putter:    :rife-putters-1: Two Bar Hybrid
Ball:        :titelist-small: Pro V1

Tracked By: :Arccos:

Follow me on Twitter @ham12_hampton and on Instagram @Nunfa0 for the #cobraconnectchallenge3

 

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Oh and if it comes down to an anchorman style rumble, I will be with the Cobras. CCC 4 Life!!!

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In my :cobra-small: Ultralight Stand Bag:

Driver:    :cobra-small: King F9 9° - LH - Atmos Blue TS 6 Stiff
Woods:   :cobra-small: King F9 - LH - 3/4 Wood - Atmos Blue 7 Reg
               :cobra-small: King F9 - LH - 3 Hybrid - Atmos Blue 7 Reg
Irons:      :cobra-small: King F9 - LH - 4-PW - True Temper XP95 Reg
Wedges: :cobra-small: King Black - LH - 52° 56° 60° -True Temper XP95 Reg
Putter:    :rife-putters-1: Two Bar Hybrid
Ball:        :titelist-small: Pro V1

Tracked By: :Arccos:

Follow me on Twitter @ham12_hampton and on Instagram @Nunfa0 for the #cobraconnectchallenge3

 

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As a wee peace offering, check out this review from Peter Finch...

 

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In my :cobra-small: Ultralight Stand Bag:

Driver:    :cobra-small: King F9 9° - LH - Atmos Blue TS 6 Stiff
Woods:   :cobra-small: King F9 - LH - 3/4 Wood - Atmos Blue 7 Reg
               :cobra-small: King F9 - LH - 3 Hybrid - Atmos Blue 7 Reg
Irons:      :cobra-small: King F9 - LH - 4-PW - True Temper XP95 Reg
Wedges: :cobra-small: King Black - LH - 52° 56° 60° -True Temper XP95 Reg
Putter:    :rife-putters-1: Two Bar Hybrid
Ball:        :titelist-small: Pro V1

Tracked By: :Arccos:

Follow me on Twitter @ham12_hampton and on Instagram @Nunfa0 for the #cobraconnectchallenge3

 

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:honma: 💣Driver: Honma TR20 440 8.5° w/ Vizard FP-7X SHAFT - REVIEW POSTED 💣

:adams-small:3 Wood:  Adams TightLies Titanium 3+  - Shaft Bassara E55 x5ct

:taylormade-small:Hybrid: Taylormade RBZ 2.  16.5°-  Stock Shaft- Stiff

image.png.5094bf65d200d3ff7ef5ed059993dfb4.png Irons: SUB70 639 CB 4-PW w/ Nippon Modus 120 X-STIFF

:mizuno-small::cleveland-small:Wedges: GW: SUB70 Raw 48° Mizuno Mp series 52 SW: Cleveland RTX 2.0  56° LW: Mizuno JPX 900 60°

:odyssey-small:Putter: Odyssey White Ice Sabertooth- Superstroke Slim 3.0 grip

:taylormade-small:Bag: Taylormade FlexTech Lifestyle Carry bag- Houndstooth

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#MGSCOBRA2020 #COBRACONNECT CHALLENGE 4 is live!  Follow Along here!

:cobra-small: Speedzone Driver 10.5 - Tensei Pro White 6TX

:cobra-small: Speedzone 5-wood - Ventus Blue 8S

:cobra-small: Speedzone 4-Hybrid - KBS Proto 85S

:cobra-small: KING Forged Tec 5-GW - PX LZ 6.5

:cobra-small: KING MIM Black 52.12 Classic, 56.10 Versatile, 60.04 Widelow - KBS 610 Wedge

 :EVNROLL: ER2B

:titelist-small: Pro V1x

:918457628_PrecisionPro: NX9 HD Slope

:Arccos:

#cuetheduckboats

 

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Can't wait to read your reviews, this driver is very intriguing

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Driver:   :cobra-small: F9 driver 9* stiff shaft 

FW Wood:   :cobra-small:  F9 wood 14.5* regular shaft

Hybrids:  :nike-small: Vapor Flex  3 & 4 hybrids regular shafts 

Irons:  :srixon-small: Z565 - 7 thru PW & ZU85 - 5 thru 6 with Recoil ZT9 F4 shafts                                            

Wedges:   :cleveland-small: RTX4 52*, 56*, 60* 

Putter:  Ben Hogan BHB01 blade

Ball:  :Snell: Black

Bag: 2015 Ogio Chamber Cart Bag & 2018 MyGolfSpy Stand Bag

 

 

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Holy hell this is killing me.

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KC is just 2.5 hours from me. Hey Fedex,...

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Driver: :honma:TR20 460, Vizard 60g Stiff

FW: :tour-edge: CBX 119 3w, 15,  Project X Evenflow Blue 75g Stiff

Hybrid::tour-edge:CBX 119 3H, 18, Project X Evenflow Blue 85g Stiff

Driving Iron: :mizuno-small: MP-20 HMB 3i, UST Mamiya recoil ES 780 F3

Iron: :mizuno-small:JPX 919 Forged 4- GW, Project X 6.0

Wedges::vokey-small:SM7 54 S Grind, 58 M Grind

Putter: :EVNROLL: ER2B 

:SuperSpeed:

Tested the Honma TR20 460 driver

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What are your current gamer drivers that you'll be pitting the Honma against?

Anyone have the ability to put both in front of a trackman/Foresight/etc?

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Charleston, SC

HDCP 13.0

  • Driver: :taylormade-small:  M6 9* with 65g Stiff Mitsubishi Tensei Red shaft
  • 3 wood: :taylormade-small:  M4 with 60g Atmos red stiff shaft
  • 4-pw irons: :ping-small:  G710 with stiff KBS shafts (MGS Tester '20)
  • Wedges: 52, 56, 60 :titelist-small: SM5 & SM6
  • Putter: 34" :odyssey-small: 2-ball original with superstroke grip
  • :918457628_PrecisionPro:Precision Pro NX9 HD Pro laser rangefinder (MGS Tester '19)
  • Tracked By: :Arccos:

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3 minutes ago, JonMUSC08 said:

What are your current gamer drivers that you'll be pitting the Honma against?

Anyone have the ability to put both in front of a trackman/Foresight/etc?

Callaway Great Big Bertha Epic.  I plan to post about that later today actually.

I've set an appointment to go do a fitting appointment with my GolfTec coach, both to make sure the TR20 is dialed in, and to compare it against my current gamer.

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Driver: :honma:TR20 460, Vizard 60g Stiff

FW: :tour-edge: CBX 119 3w, 15,  Project X Evenflow Blue 75g Stiff

Hybrid::tour-edge:CBX 119 3H, 18, Project X Evenflow Blue 85g Stiff

Driving Iron: :mizuno-small: MP-20 HMB 3i, UST Mamiya recoil ES 780 F3

Iron: :mizuno-small:JPX 919 Forged 4- GW, Project X 6.0

Wedges::vokey-small:SM7 54 S Grind, 58 M Grind

Putter: :EVNROLL: ER2B 

:SuperSpeed:

Tested the Honma TR20 460 driver

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10 minutes ago, JonMUSC08 said:

What are your current gamer drivers that you'll be pitting the Honma against?

Anyone have the ability to put both in front of a trackman/Foresight/etc?

Currently gaming a Titleist TS3.

Plan is to get on GCQuad hopefully a few different times

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Driver:  :honma: TR20 (7.5*) - Vizard FP-7X , 1" short & tipped 1", 9 gram weight in the back

3 Wood: :titelist-small: TS3 (14.25*) - Mitsubishi Diamana D+ White 80X, 2 extra grams of head weight

Driving Iron: :titelist-small: U500 2 iron - HZRDUS Smoke (X)

Irons (4-6) :titelist-small: T100S - KBS C-Taper X-Stiff

Irons (7-P) :titelist-small: 620 MB - KBS C-Taper X Stiff

Wedges: QAJzq7h.jpg SM7 Jet Black 50.F.12 / 55.S.11 / 60.M.08 - X100

Putter: 5WoCG8Y.jpgBlack ER2 (Finish Courtesy of NorCal Putters) - :P2-grips-logo: Aware Tour

Bag:  :titelist-small: Hybrid 14

Glove:  Under Armour Strikeskin Tour

Ball: :titelist-small: ProV1 Yellow #3

RangeFinder: :918457628_PrecisionPro: NX7 Pro

Instagram: @dpattgolf

CURRENTLY TESTING THE HONMA TR20 DRIVER

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Anticipation

With a Honma TR20 460 set to arrive on my doorstep tomorrow, I thought I’d set the stage for what I typically see when I hit driver, what my current gamer is and how I’m set up, what I’m looking for as I evaluate the Honma, etc.

First, here’s my current gamer, a 2017 Callaway Great Big Bertha Epic with the made-for 55g T800, a club that was the first to bring Jailbreak technology.  The sliding weight track is set to a draw bias and the club is set a degree closed, all in an attempt to help me get the ball to turn over.

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Until last season I was primarily a fade player, but the more blunt way to put it was that I was taming a slice.  Working with my GolfTec coach I’ve really come a long way in terms of coming in more shallow and hitting up on the ball, and as a result I’m much more of a draw player.  That said, I do still lose shots to the right (my big miss), but it’s a block that doesn’t draw rather than a slice.

Once I was picked by MyGolfSpy for this test, I set out to chart a few rounds with my Epic to have a baseline to measure against the Honma.  Those numbers are as follows:

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Total FIR:  46%, with 13% missed left and 41% missed right.  Eliminating shortest and longest at outliers, average distance is 256.

As you can see, I’m not a great driver of the ball, but I’m not awful either.  My distance is respectable (and improving when the contact is there).  Many of my misses are the barely in the rough type where I’m still in position on the hole, which this info won’t reflect.  But, I can at least use it as a baseline to see if I am hitting the ball longer and more accurately with the Honma.  And, don’t read too much into these numbers.  I used a Bushnell rangefinder from the tee box and again from where my drive came down to get these yardages, but I obviously haven’t accounted for wind, moisture, temperature, some holes being uphill or downhill, or all the things that would affect overall distance.  Short of putting this chart on the blackboard at MIT and hoping Matt Damon comes along to sort that algorithm out for me, you’ll have to accept this.  After 3 rounds with the Honma at the same course, I think it will have merit as at least a data point to compare the two. Of course I'll be getting launch monitor numbers a couple times too.

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Driver: :honma:TR20 460, Vizard 60g Stiff

FW: :tour-edge: CBX 119 3w, 15,  Project X Evenflow Blue 75g Stiff

Hybrid::tour-edge:CBX 119 3H, 18, Project X Evenflow Blue 85g Stiff

Driving Iron: :mizuno-small: MP-20 HMB 3i, UST Mamiya recoil ES 780 F3

Iron: :mizuno-small:JPX 919 Forged 4- GW, Project X 6.0

Wedges::vokey-small:SM7 54 S Grind, 58 M Grind

Putter: :EVNROLL: ER2B 

:SuperSpeed:

Tested the Honma TR20 460 driver

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9 minutes ago, Getoffmylawn said:

Anticipation

With a Honma TR20 460 set to arrive on my doorstep tomorrow, I thought I’d set the stage for what I typically see when I hit driver, what my current gamer is and how I’m set up, what I’m looking for as I evaluate the Honma, etc.

First, here’s my current gamer, a 2017 Callaway Great Big Bertha Epic with the made-for 55g T800, a club that was the first to bring Jailbreak technology.  The sliding weight track is set to a draw bias and the club is set a degree closed, all in an attempt to help me get the ball to turn over.

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Until last season I was primarily a fade player, but the more blunt way to put it was that I was taming a slice.  Working with my GolfTec coach I’ve really come a long way in terms of coming in more shallow and hitting up on the ball, and as a result I’m much more of a draw player.  That said, I do still lose shots to the right (my big miss), but it’s a block that doesn’t draw rather than a slice.

Once I was picked by MyGolfSpy for this test, I set out to chart a few rounds with my Epic to have a baseline to measure against the Honma.  Those numbers are as follows:

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As you can see, I’m not a great driver of the ball, but I’m not awful either.  My distance is respectable (and improving when the contact is there).  Many of my misses are the barely in the rough type where I’m still in position on the hole, which this info won’t reflect.  But, I can at least use it as a baseline to see if I am hitting the ball longer and more accurately with the Honma.  And, don’t read too much into these numbers.  I used a Bushnell rangefinder from the tee box and again from where my drive came down to get these yardages, but I obviously haven’t accounted for wind, moisture, temperature, some holes being uphill or downhill, or all the things that would affect overall distance.  Short of putting this chart on the blackboard at MIT and hoping Matt Damon comes along to sort that algorithm out for me, you’ll have to accept this.  After 3 rounds with the Honma at the same course, I think it will have merit as at least data point to compare the two. Of course I'll be getting launch monitor numbers a couple times too.

great job putting this spreadsheet together. As a quick reference, maybe add the averages for Right, Hit, and Left.

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Charleston, SC

HDCP 13.0

  • Driver: :taylormade-small:  M6 9* with 65g Stiff Mitsubishi Tensei Red shaft
  • 3 wood: :taylormade-small:  M4 with 60g Atmos red stiff shaft
  • 4-pw irons: :ping-small:  G710 with stiff KBS shafts (MGS Tester '20)
  • Wedges: 52, 56, 60 :titelist-small: SM5 & SM6
  • Putter: 34" :odyssey-small: 2-ball original with superstroke grip
  • :918457628_PrecisionPro:Precision Pro NX9 HD Pro laser rangefinder (MGS Tester '19)
  • Tracked By: :Arccos:

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