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Once upon a time I had a Wilson Staff DXI 19* 5-wood that was amazing. Was my favorite club for years. Wish I had it back, never been able to find another. 

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My WITB:

Driver - Taylormade SLDR TP 10*

3 Wood - Tour Edge CB2 15*
Irons - Wilson Staff V2 4-pw

Wedges - Wilson Staff 54* & 58*
Putter - Scotty Cameron GoLo 3

Ball - Wilson Staff Duo Spin or Soft

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My old Rossie II putter...

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Great topic, three clubs come to mind…

1) Titleist 680 iron set, even though these were blades and I couldn’t hit them consistently they always felt and looked pure.

2) Scotty Cameron Newport putter, first Scotty and club I competed with during junior college golf.

3) Scotty cameron futura, belly length putter. Just looked and felt good to play. 

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WITB

Titleist TS3 9.5 HZRDUS Smoke Black 75g

Titleist TS2 15 Diamana LTD S+ Blue 70g

P790 2i HZRDUS 100g

P7MC 3-P Project X 6.0 (lie -2)

Vokey Wedge 52, 58 (lie -2)

Scotty Cameron CA Monterey 

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I had a PXG Mustang Putter - 1st Gen - jet black.  It was the closest thing to automatic that I've ever gamed.  

I took it on a trip to the Sea Island Resort where it, along with my entire bag, was stolen by one of the attendants/valets.  Sea Island replaced the putter, but it didn't have the same magic.  I'm still bitter.

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Mine has gotta be the first Scotty I purchased, Pro Platinum Laguna.  I started collecting putters a few years later and started using a SC Studio Stainless and let a junior I took under my wing use my Laguna it.  He played great with it and then had all of his club stolen out of his car about a year or 2 later.  I think I was more heart broken than him.

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Jereez, too may to mention far touch tinkering over the years!

For me Macgregor VIP V-foil 1025cm Irons, nothing since has come close! Wish I could find a mint set somewhere, did see a set of new heads on the bay of e! For £800  more than I paid for them in 2004!

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7 hours ago, MacMan said:

Jereez, too may to mention far touch tinkering over the years!

For me Macgregor VIP V-foil 1025cm Irons, nothing since has come close! Wish I could find a mint set somewhere, did see a set of new heads on the bay of e! For £800  more than I paid for them in 2004!

I had a set of those. A terrific set of irons. eBay had some in really good shape for $280

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actually none.....  as I have kept all my old clubs.

That said,  my favorite driver was a Titleist 975D.

but I am a lot older now and use the larger head... 915D2

My fav irons were Ping eye 2 berylliums.... that I still use 🙂

I have changed putters from Hogan to slotline to currently Odyssey two ball.

 

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I had the old Cleveland VAS 792. Loved those things. 

Cleveland Launcher HB Driver,Launcher Turbo 3wood, Launcher HB 5 wood Launcher HB Turbo Irons, CG16 50* Wedge, 588 56* Sandwedge

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I built a Golfsmith 3 wood around 1990.  It was a Kevlar head with a steel shaft that was short by today's standards.  I actually don't know what happened to the club.  I suspect it left along with my Ping Eye 2 irons when I was burglarized around 2000.
 
I was fairly new to golf so I thought it was normal to hit it 270 and straight off the tee all day.  I play the same course using modern drivers and balls but it is rare to have drives that are consistently as long or straight as that 3 wood produced.
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Palmer Precision wood wood set. So if one club, the driver, loved that thing. Fiberglass shafts were just coming out and I let a friend talk me into putting them in the woods. Went from a push draw that was long and reliable to...%$#@**&

 

sold them for more than I paid for them because of the shafts but still, wish I had had that club until I got the original Bertha. Still have that Bertha. Still dead straight but have to move up a tee. Think it's the shaft. Wonder if I should put a more modern shaft in there. So much fun.

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There are a few but, the Cleveland Classic XL driver comes to mind right now. 

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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I gave my son my Cobra Trusty Rusty tri-bounce gap wedge.  I had a lot of confidence with that wedge and threw a lot of darts to the pin.  I could probably borrow it out of his bag...but that might be bad form.

Mahonex

Tour Edge 9 Driver, 3wd, 3&4 hybrids

5-P Acer XS, UST Irn graphite S

Never Compromise putter

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On 3/1/2022 at 10:17 AM, mywong23 said:

actually none.....  as I have kept all my old clubs.

That said,  my favorite driver was a Titleist 975D.

but I am a lot older now and use the larger head... 915D2

My fav irons were Ping eye 2 berylliums.... that I still use 🙂

I have changed putters from Hogan to slotline to currently Odyssey two ball.

 

Wow here's a man after my own heart - I had that combo of the 975D and Eye 2's - mine weren't copper though - played a ton of good golf with them.  I added a tight lies and Eye 2 5 wood (real wood) to round out the set - putter's changed quicker than you can say Jack Robinson so not enough space to record those here nor can I remember all of them.  

 

Interestingly I have only gamed two putters in the last 16 years - while I've had tons of iron sets and drivers, how things change. 🙂

Taylor Made Stealth 10.5  Aldila Ascent Red R flex

Ping G410 5, 7, 9 wood  Alta 65 R flex

Wilson D7 forged 5-GW -  Mamiya recoil 460 R flex

Edison Wedges 54 and 59 KBS Tour Graphite 80's

EVNRoll ER 5

Titleist Pro VIx optic yellow with revkev stamped on them

Still on that elusive hunt for a 3 wood that I'm able to hit - I don't know why, I crush the 5 wood and it's really a 4 wood anyway. 

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If I had sold my 1997 Spalding Top Flite Titanium Intimidator 400 fairway woods,

I'd have never been able to put them back in the bag where they are now.

The 9-wood, stamped as 29°, can take one all the way down to a modern, GI model 8-iron! The latter are down to about 33° now, right? 

I've also got the 7 at 25°,

the 5 at 21°,

and the 3 at 16°. 

The 3 can be replaced by something more modern for maximum distance from the Hail Mary fairway club.

The 5, 7, and 9, however, are still money a quarter century later.

I'm not even thinking of replacing them.

I'm screwed if a shaft breaks, however, because the Fenwick shafts are a non-standard diameter tip and no longer available.

 

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Any club I ever got rid of I got rid of and never regretted getting rid of it. No regrets--- May be the reason I own close to 1000 individual clubs. Now I am thinning the herd some and some I have not hit so a no brainer there if I cannot hit them. 

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Driver ---- Honma G1_X Stock tuned Honma R shaft---- 3 wood TM V-Steel Aldila 65G R Flex 15*--- 7 Wood TM V-Steel UST Pro Force 65 R flex 21*---- 9 wood TM V-Steel stock MAS Stiff shaft 24*---  Irons 4 thru 9 Mac Muirfield TT black label R-- PW M-85 Macgregor 48* S-400 Sensicore --- SW  Vokey SM-4 51* stock shaft--- LW Vokey SM 5 L grind 58* stock shaft--- Putter -- Original Reuter Bulls Eye Standard---. Bag Old School Jones Original non stand

 

 

 

 

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