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39 minutes ago, Ben_Howell34 said:

This still with your current set or these the new ones? 

Current set. We are still waiting for the Cobras to come in. 

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 :adams-small: GT Tight Lies 3 & 5 wood

 :taylormade-small: SLDR AW - 4 iron S flex

:cleveland-small: Rotex 2.0 RTX 588 56°

:titelist-small: Vokey SM7 08M 60°

:scotty-small: Newport 2.5 putter

:Snell:MTB X golf balls

RH, Alabama

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This thread will serve as the announcement thread for the 2021 CC5 participants.   Feel free to congratulate the participants and ask them any questions you would like about the plans for the event. 

My Fitting: so going into this fitting my main expectations where to settle on a driver head and shaft as well as a fairway wood shaft. It was only a 45 minute fitting so there was no need to spe

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I wonder if the folks at FedEx track app stats - like how many times in one day one person opens the app to check if he has any incoming packages...

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In my :mizuno-small: BR-D4 Stand Bag

:ping-small: G410 LST 9* VA Nemesys 65X
:ping-small: G410 LST 14.5* Tour AD DI 7X
:titelist-small: 818 H2 20* Tour AD DI 85X
:mizuno-small: MP20 HMB 4 Tour AD 95X
:mizuno-small: JPX 919 Tour 5-PW Oban CT 115 X(-)
:titelist-small: Vokey SM7 50F - 54S - 59D
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:titelist-small: ProV1
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3 minutes ago, jlukes said:

I wonder if the folks at FedEx track app stats - like how many times in one day one person opens the app to check if he has any incoming packages...

If you ask the folks at Arccos I'm sure they could add that feature for you 😉

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Driver - :nike-small: Vapor Speed, 9.5°, Fubuki Z50 S
Hybrid - Warrior 3H

Irons - :wilson_staff_small: D200 5-GW, uniflex, std length/loft/lie
Wedges - :cleveland-small: CBX 52°, 58°
Putter - :odyssey-small: Stroke Lab Black Ten 35"

Ball - :srixon-small: Z-Star XV

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2 minutes ago, gavinski91 said:

If you ask the folks at Arccos I'm sure they could add that feature for you 😉

Well I would probably lead their user base in strokes gained in that category, for sure

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:ping-small: G410 LST 9* VA Nemesys 65X
:ping-small: G410 LST 14.5* Tour AD DI 7X
:titelist-small: 818 H2 20* Tour AD DI 85X
:mizuno-small: MP20 HMB 4 Tour AD 95X
:mizuno-small: JPX 919 Tour 5-PW Oban CT 115 X(-)
:titelist-small: Vokey SM7 50F - 54S - 59D
:EVNROLL: ER1v
:titelist-small: ProV1
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55 minutes ago, jlukes said:

I wonder if the folks at FedEx track app stats - like how many times in one day one person opens the app to check if he has any incoming packages...

 

... Once they finally arrive 🤪 I am interested in your conclusions after playing King Tours for awhile especially forgiveness, because the latest MGS Best Players Iron test is a real head scratcher. As a Mizuno guy jlukes, you know how nice the JPX 921 tour irons are. My playing partner bought a set this spring and could not be happier with his purchase upgrading from MP59's. But the 921 Tours are much closer to a MB than a CB and how they ranked 4th in forgiveness while the much more perimeter weighted King Tours ranked 11th is something Hercule Poirot will have to look into. Having only hit the TaylorMade P7MC's (2nd in forgiveness?) at a demo day it was still very obvious the King Tours are more forgiving, especially low and the face and toward the toe. Of course I am talking about missing the center forgiveness, not how far off line the center contact shots are, so maybe that is a MGS test factor. 

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Driver:   TaylorMade SIM2 Max 10.5* ... Tensei Raw Blue 60R
Fairway:  TaylorMade SIM2 Max 15* ... Tensei Raw Blue 65R
                 Cobra SZ 18.5* ... Even Flow 75R
Utility:   TaylorMade DHy 19* ... Diamana Limited 65R
              Taylor Made RBZ Tour 21.5* ... Altus 85S
Irons:    4-Pw Cobra King Tour MIM ... Steelfiber 95R
Wedges:  Cobra Snakebite 50* ... Steelfiber 95R
                 Vokey SM8 58* ... Steelfiber 95R
Putter:  Cleveland Hunting Beach Soft 11S 33.5"
Ball:      TaylorMade TP5x (2021)

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Quick 9 holes after work. Not a bad round, but definitely some things I can improve on!

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Strokes gained are compared to a 15 handicap. 
Had three shots that hit water hazards, but two of them were ones normally out of range for me so I’m not upset (and one of those was actually playable so I didn’t take a penalty and managed to save par). Also managed to hit the green on both par 3s, which I’ve never done in a 9-hole round. My focus today was swinging easy - I never felt like I swung over 90%, but the slight loss in distance felt like it was worth it for the consistency and accuracy gains (especially with the irons). 

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Driver - :nike-small: Vapor Speed, 9.5°, Fubuki Z50 S
Hybrid - Warrior 3H

Irons - :wilson_staff_small: D200 5-GW, uniflex, std length/loft/lie
Wedges - :cleveland-small: CBX 52°, 58°
Putter - :odyssey-small: Stroke Lab Black Ten 35"

Ball - :srixon-small: Z-Star XV

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The waiting is the hardest part
Every day you see one more (score)card
You take it on faith, you take it to the heart
The waiting is the hardest part

 

 

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In my :mizuno-small: BR-D4 Stand Bag

:ping-small: G410 LST 9* VA Nemesys 65X
:ping-small: G410 LST 14.5* Tour AD DI 7X
:titelist-small: 818 H2 20* Tour AD DI 85X
:mizuno-small: MP20 HMB 4 Tour AD 95X
:mizuno-small: JPX 919 Tour 5-PW Oban CT 115 X(-)
:titelist-small: Vokey SM7 50F - 54S - 59D
:EVNROLL: ER1v
:titelist-small: ProV1
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I'm anxious to finally get a shipping alert email from Cobra instead of Amazon or Costco. At this point, I don't care what they send me. Send me a driver, a couple of 6 irons, a few wedges (right or left handed, don't care)...whatever it takes. I'm ready to get this thing going! 

Or maybe I'll just fly out to the Cobra HQ and build my set. 

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  • :ping-small: G410 LST 10.5* w/ VA Composites Nemesys 65 X tipped 1/2" 
  • :ping-small: G425 LST 3W 14.5* w/ Ping Tour 75X
  • :srixon-small: ZX Utility 18* w/ Project X 6.5
  • :callaway-small: X Forged 21* w/ Tour Issue Dynamic Gold S400
  • :taylormade-small: 2020 P770 5-PW w/ Tour Issue Dynamic Gold X100
  • :ping-small: Glide 3.0 54* & 58* w/ Dynamic Gold S400
  • :ping-small: Sigma 2 Arna - 35.25"...coming soon: Evnroll ER5B
  •  Pro V1x Left Dash
  • I'm left-handed so I don't go broke buying all new clubs every week. 
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1 hour ago, txgolfjunkie said:

I'm anxious to finally get a shipping alert email from Cobra instead of Amazon or Costco. At this point, I don't care what they send me. Send me a driver, a couple of 6 irons, a few wedges (right or left handed, don't care)...whatever it takes. I'm ready to get this thing going! 

Or maybe I'll just fly out to the Cobra HQ and build my set. 

I like this idea - @Golfspy_CG2 can we make a trip to Cobra HQ a part of the challenge?

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Check out my review of the  EXPUTT Putting Simulator

Driver - :nike-small: Vapor Speed, 9.5°, Fubuki Z50 S
Hybrid - Warrior 3H

Irons - :wilson_staff_small: D200 5-GW, uniflex, std length/loft/lie
Wedges - :cleveland-small: CBX 52°, 58°
Putter - :odyssey-small: Stroke Lab Black Ten 35"

Ball - :srixon-small: Z-Star XV

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4 minutes ago, gavinski91 said:

I like this idea - @Golfspy_CG2 can we make a trip to Cobra HQ a part of the challenge?

An entire new meaning to Cobra "connect" - physically connecting the components of our own golf clubs haha

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:ping-small: G410 LST 9* VA Nemesys 65X
:ping-small: G410 LST 14.5* Tour AD DI 7X
:titelist-small: 818 H2 20* Tour AD DI 85X
:mizuno-small: MP20 HMB 4 Tour AD 95X
:mizuno-small: JPX 919 Tour 5-PW Oban CT 115 X(-)
:titelist-small: Vokey SM7 50F - 54S - 59D
:EVNROLL: ER1v
:titelist-small: ProV1
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Sorry for the delay everyone, I'm hoping I will here something from Cobra by mid week. 

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:titelist-small: TSi2 Kuro Kage 50g R Flex

:titelist-small: TSi2 16.5 FW with GD AD IZ 6 Shaft

:ping-small:  G410 FW 7 Alta CB R flex 

:ping-small: G410 Hybrid 26 degree Alta CB R Flex

:titelist-small: T100S/T200 Combo 5-7 T100S 8-P T200 TT Black Oynx R Flex

:titelist-small: SM7 54.08 F 58.12 K 

:ping-small: Heppler Tomcast 

:titelist-small: ProV1X Play number 12

 

 

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1 hour ago, Golfspy_CG2 said:

Sorry for the delay everyone, I'm hoping I will here something from Cobra by mid week. 

We know you’ve done everything you can to get information for us, Rob!

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:ping-small: G410 LST 9* VA Nemesys 65X
:ping-small: G410 LST 14.5* Tour AD DI 7X
:titelist-small: 818 H2 20* Tour AD DI 85X
:mizuno-small: MP20 HMB 4 Tour AD 95X
:mizuno-small: JPX 919 Tour 5-PW Oban CT 115 X(-)
:titelist-small: Vokey SM7 50F - 54S - 59D
:EVNROLL: ER1v
:titelist-small: ProV1
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1 hour ago, jlukes said:

We know you’ve done everything you can to get information for us, Rob!

I disagree, I know he is holding out on you. He secretly had all clubs shipped to his house so he can try everything first. 

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Driver:   :taylormade-small: SIM2 Max 12° - Accra TZ6 M4

FW Wood:    :cobra-small: F7 17.5° - Fujikura Pro

Utility:    :cobra-small: King Forged 20.5° Utility - Catalyst X

Irons:   image.png.cbfb2d938ea45d82004d9bdeb23cf643.pngD7 Forged GW-5i - Recoils

Wedges:   :callaway-small:  Mac Daddy Forged 52° , 56°

Putter:   :taylormade-small: MySpider X

Cart: image.png.5aa5e9b8c0d6e08a2b12be76a06a07ca.pngOnewheel XR+

 

 

 

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Here's @Golfspy_CG2with all of our Cobra orders... 

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  • :ping-small: G410 LST 10.5* w/ VA Composites Nemesys 65 X tipped 1/2" 
  • :ping-small: G425 LST 3W 14.5* w/ Ping Tour 75X
  • :srixon-small: ZX Utility 18* w/ Project X 6.5
  • :callaway-small: X Forged 21* w/ Tour Issue Dynamic Gold S400
  • :taylormade-small: 2020 P770 5-PW w/ Tour Issue Dynamic Gold X100
  • :ping-small: Glide 3.0 54* & 58* w/ Dynamic Gold S400
  • :ping-small: Sigma 2 Arna - 35.25"...coming soon: Evnroll ER5B
  •  Pro V1x Left Dash
  • I'm left-handed so I don't go broke buying all new clubs every week. 
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At least the headcover I ordered fits wonderfully as a coozie for my large water bottle

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In my :mizuno-small: BR-D4 Stand Bag

:ping-small: G410 LST 9* VA Nemesys 65X
:ping-small: G410 LST 14.5* Tour AD DI 7X
:titelist-small: 818 H2 20* Tour AD DI 85X
:mizuno-small: MP20 HMB 4 Tour AD 95X
:mizuno-small: JPX 919 Tour 5-PW Oban CT 115 X(-)
:titelist-small: Vokey SM7 50F - 54S - 59D
:EVNROLL: ER1v
:titelist-small: ProV1
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I got to play my last matchplay round of group play at the club in apart of. With the range closed down due to renovations, I had to go cold off the tee and it showed. Started on the back, but steered the ship into calm waters and didn’t look back until I hit an iceberg on the last hole…

Seeing some stats, I hit the ball great, but got very unfortunate in the beginning with my ball bouncing off into the high stuff off my approach shots. Felt like Bryson only hitting 3/13 fairways but I had okay lies and good angles to the green. 4 birdies in a round is always a plus with 2 of them being tap ins.

***that 350 yard bomb off the tee goes straight downhill, so just a little skewed. Here’s the screenshot hah, I’ll get a picture of the hole next time I’m out there. We won’t talk about what I got on that hole though…

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 :ping-small:  G410 Plus, w/ X stiff 75 g Project X Evenflow Black shaft driver

 :adams-small: GT Tight Lies 3 & 5 wood

 :taylormade-small: SLDR AW - 4 iron S flex

:cleveland-small: Rotex 2.0 RTX 588 56°

:titelist-small: Vokey SM7 08M 60°

:scotty-small: Newport 2.5 putter

:Snell:MTB X golf balls

RH, Alabama

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2 hours ago, Mtbryant01 said:


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I got to play my last matchplay round of group play at the club in apart of. With the range closed down due to renovations, I had to go cold off the tee and it showed. Started on the back, but steered the ship into calm waters and didn’t look back until I hit an iceberg on the last hole…

Seeing some stats, I hit the ball great, but got very unfortunate in the beginning with my ball bouncing off into the high stuff off my approach shots. Felt like Bryson only hitting 3/13 fairways but I had okay lies and good angles to the green. 4 birdies in a round is always a plus with 2 of them being tap ins.

***that 350 yard bomb off the tee goes straight downhill, so just a little skewed. Here’s the screenshot hah, I’ll get a picture of the hole next time I’m out there. We won’t talk about what I got on that hole though…

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That’s a great score! 4 birdies! 

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