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Joe. Syracuse NY

I am right handed.

First choice:  3 wood with regular shaft

Second choice:  Driving iron with regular shaft. 
Handicap:  2.4

Currently playing Hogan VKTR hybrid as part of awesome Hogan combo set which I tested on MGS.

:ping-small: G 400 driver with Aldila DVS 55-SR shaft (FAIRWAY FINDING MONSTER)

:taylormade-small: Aero Burner 16 degree mini driver regular flex

:callaway-logo-1: Rogue Heavenwood regular flex 

:Hogan: Icon/PTX Pro Combo Set.  VKTR hybrid.

:Hogan: Equalizer Wedges 50, 54, 58 degrees

:callaway-small:Odyssey Two Ball Triple Track Putter, 32 inches  

LAB Golf Directed Force 2.1 putter, 32 inches, 70 degree lie angle

Right Handed. 

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8 hours ago, Golfspy_CG2 said:

Driving Iron - UiHi

18* -  KBS Tour 90 Regular 

18* -  KBS Tour V Stiff 

18* -  KBS Tour V-Stiff

Is that supposed to be V stiff & V X stiff?

Cool opportunity, this will be a fun one to watch!

Right Handed

Driver (9°): :cobra-small: Speedzone (HZRDUS Smoke Green 70g X-Stiff shaft)

2 Hybrid (18°): :tour-edge: Exotics EXS Pro (Evenflow Black 6.5) (2020 MGS Official Review here)

3/Driving Iron (18°): :Hogan: UiHi Iron (KBS Tour V 110g shaft)

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

**Currently testing: 4-GW :titelist-small: T100 irons (Nippon Modus 120 X-Stiff shafts)

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

Putter: :EVNROLL: ER2B (2019 MGS Official Review here)

Ball: :Snell: MTB-Black OR MAXFLI Tour OR TP5X

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24 minutes ago, ncwoz said:

Is that supposed to be V stiff & V X stiff?

Cool opportunity, this will be a fun one to watch!

Waiting for clarification from Hogan on that.  But im pretty sure it will be XS 

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:titelist-small: TSi1 Aldila Ascent 40G shaft

:titelist-small: TSi2 18 FW with GD AD IZ 6 Shaft

:titelist-small: TSi1 20 and 23 degree hybrids Aldila Ascent Shafts R

:titelist-small: T300 5-P Tensei  R flex shaft 1/4 long 

:titelist-small: SM8 48F/54/58 D Grinds 

:ping-small: Tyne 4 

:titelist-small: ProV1X Play number 12

 

 

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Always interesting...(ipad died and apparently posted this prematurely)  to see what results come from long game tests.  Good luck righties and enjoy!

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2020 MGS Hard Rock Challenge

 

SkyCaddie SX400
OGIO Silencer:  Followed by Arccos
:ping-small: G410+, Tensei Orange
:callaway-small:  Mavrik 3w, Evenflow Riptide
:nike-small: Covert 2.0 3H, Kuro Kage Black
:wilson-small:
Wilson D7 Irons 4-GW,  Dynamic Gold AMT
:ping-small: Glide  52, 56 ES
:EVNROLL: ER2
:titelist-small: -ProV1x (left dash)

Romans 10:9

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The wife hijacked my user id to apply for this test.  She currently uses a hybrid and would like to get a club with more distance at the top end of her bag.

Shelly/Elkton, MD

RH

1st Choice - GS53 Fairway 3 wood – 14* - MRC Tensei CK Blue 70 gram Regular 

2nd Choice - GS53 Fairway 3 wood – 14* - MRC Tensei CK Blue 70 gram Stiff

12 Hdcp

Currently plays a hybrid and is looking for more distance

 

Modern Bag:  Sub70 849 Pro 9*, Hazrdous Smoke S Flex;  Snake Eyes 15*, & 23* Hybrids; Mizuno JPX 900 Forged 5 - PW, PX LZ 6.0;  Cleveland Tour Action 49*, 53*, 57*; PX LZ 6.5 ;  Ping Heppler Fetch;  Ball - Snell MTB-X; Bag - Sun Mountain H2NO 

Classic Bag:  Driver - Wilson Staff Persimmon; 3w - Hogan Speed Slot; 5w - Wilson Staff Tour Block; 3 - pw - Staff Dynapower; sw - Ram Tom Watson;  putter - bullseye standard or flange.

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Alex. Lakewood, Ohio

Right Handed

Clubs to Test: Primary, 18* UiHi (Stiff), / Secondary, 18* VKTR+ (Stiff)

5.6 

19* Rocketballz Stiff Hybrid. (Irons go up to 3-iron)

Driver: Taylormade Rocketballz 9* Stock. 3-Wood: Callaway Epic Sub-Zero, 15*. Hybrid: Sub70 949x Pro 19*. Irons: Taylormade rac LT 3-PW. Wedges: Vokey F-Grind 52*, 58*. Putter: Rife 2-Bar Blade Putter.  Pro V1

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Richie Boca Raton FL

right handed

1st: 18* -  KBS Tour V Stiff 

2nd: 18* - Recoil ES 85 F4 Stiff 

hdcp: 18

i’ve always played hybrids over long irons. Interested to see if a long iron is better suited for me. Currently hitting Ping G425 19 and 22 deg hybrids with Mitsubishi C6 stiff shafts.

Bag: Sun Mountain 4.5 14 way

Driver: Ping G400 Max 10.5 deg (set to 9.6 deg/"big minus") Oban Devotion 6 Stiff 65g Grip JumboMax Ultralite X-Small

3W: Ping G410 14.5 deg Mitsubishi Tensei CK Orange Stiff 70g Grip JumboMax Ultralite X-Small

Hybrids: 19 deg and 22 deg Ping G410 hybrid Mitsubishi C6 Black Stiff 80g Grip JumboMax Ultralite X-Small

Irons: 5-PW Irons PXG 0211 KBS C Taper Tour 120 Stiff -0.50" JumboMax Ultralite X-Small

Wedges: 50, 54 and 58 deg Callaway MD5 JAWS 10 deg bounce S Grind Grip JumboMax Ultralite X-Small

Putter:  PXG Gen2 Spitfire Armlock 37.5" SuperStroke Flatso 3.0 17"

Game Ball: Chromesoft X LS / Titleist Left Dot

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Jeff.  Nichols Ny

Right-handed

3 wood, extra stiff

I have the fort worth irons and have been dying to upgrade my 3 wood.

Driver- PXG 0811x 9*

3 wood- Callaway X2hot 15*

Hybrid- Ben Hogan UiHi 18*

Irons- Ben Hogan Ft Worth White 4-PW

Wedge- Ben Hogan Equalizer 52*

Wedge - Callaway Mack Daddy PM grind 58*

Putter- Odyssey White Hot

Ball- Taylormade TP5 pix

 

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Clayton Jarvis - Madison, MS

RH

1st: hybrid stiff

2nd: iron KBS Tour V stiff (same as I play in my irons) 

GHIN: 9.7

The longest iron I currently play is a 5 iron. I have a TS3 3 wood that I love and a M4 3 hybrid that I am wanting to replace. 

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Bloomfield Hills, MI

1st: 18* -  KBS Tour V Stiff

2nd: 3 wood – 14* - MRC Tensei CK Blue 70 gram X-Stiff 

handicap: 2.0

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Jack, Charlotte NC

right handed

1st choice: 14* 3 wood tensei blue 70g x-stiff

2nd choice:UiHi kbs tour v stiff

hdcp: 0.0

i play long irons 

Driver- Taylormade sim hzrdus 6.5 70g Smoke green

5 wood- taylormade v steel steel shaft

3 iron- titleist u500 hzrdus smoke 6.0 90g

irons 5-pw- pxg 0311 t dynamic gold s100 110g

wedges 52,56,60,- vokey sm8 raw s100 dynamic gold

putter- tp ardamore 

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Ross / Grand Rapids MI

Right Handed

18* - Recoil ES 85 F4 Stiff 

Backup 14* - MRC Tensei CK Blue 70 gram Stiff 

10 Handicap 

Currently play Wilson blackjack 4 & 5 hybrids

-its a joke-

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Tom

Cleveland, OH

Right Handed

First Choice: 3 wood – 14* - MRC Tensei CK Blue 70 gram Stiff 

Second Choice: 18* - Recoil ES 85 F4 Stiff 

Handicap: 14

Currently Play a 3 and 4 Hybrid and a 4 wood but looking at moving to a 3 wood for some more distance

Thanks for the opportunity!

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:titelist-small: Titleist 917 D w/ Diamana Blue S 

:nike-small: VR 4-Wood w/ Diamana Red

:nike-small: Vapor 3-4 Hybrid w/ Stock Diamana Stiff

:mizuno-small: JPX 850 Forged w/ KBS C-Taper Lite 110 S

 :cleveland-small: RTX 50° w/ S400

:nike-small:  VR Forged 54°, 58° w/ S400

:scotty-small: Studio Select 1.5 w/ Super Stroke Slim 3.0

:bridgestone-small: BXS

:Clicgear: Rovic RV1C

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First Name/City State: Jeff/Hickory, NC

Confirm you are RH: I am RH

Club You would like to test including flex-also list a back up choice: 

First Choice:  Driving Iron 18* -  KBS Tour V Stiff

Second Choice: 3 wood – 14* - MRC Tensei CK Blue 70 gram Stiff

Handicap: 1.4

Do you currently play a Long Iron or Hybrid: Yes. I alternate a 2 iron and a Titleist 19* hybrid in my bag based on the course. 

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John -Baton Rouge, LA

Right Handed

18* - Recoil ES 85 F4 Stiff primary choice

3 wood – 14* - MRC Tensei CK Blue 70 gram Stiff backup choice

16.9 handicap

Currently play Wilson utility irons 

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