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Looking at the new Titleist 712u Utility Irons, would you switch from your hybrid?

Construction •Forged, hollow utility iron with perimeter welded face –Forged 1025 steel body –Thin, high-strength, 455 steel face insert –Chrome plated, satin finish –Takes taper tip iron shaft Performance •Improved long iron platform –For the higher speed, forged blade player •Deeper CG provides… –More trajectory control (both high and low) –More stability/higher MOI vs. MB & CB (Slightly lower than AP2) •Improved ground interaction –Wider sole is effective for variety of attack angles –Radius sole for clean turf interaction •Front-to-back camber, heel-to-toe radius •Improved address profile –Preferred over cavity back long irons with more offset –Added confidence thru slightly larger profile vs MB/CB •Blade length and offset same as AP2 •Lofts and lengths same as MB, CB, AP2 •Lie angles +0.5°

 

- wayne@fairwaygolf.com

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are these available for sale?

Driver:   :callaway-small: Epic 10.5 set to 9.5 w/ Tour AD-DI 44.5

FW:   :cobra-small: F6 baffler set at 16º

Hybrid:  NONE
Irons:   :taylormade-small:  3i 2014 TP CB  4-PW 2011 TP MC w/ TT S400

Wedges:   :nike-small: 52º :nike-small: 56º  :edel-golf-1: 60 º w/ KBS C-Taper XS Soft-stepped

Putter:   :ping-small: Sigma G Tyne 34 inches Gold dot

 

 

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are these available for sale?

 

On their way, yes.

 

Personally, no interest. The whole point of a hybrid over a long iron, at least to my mind, is extra height. I don't see this as anything more then a tweener option that most don't really need.

I laught at your claims to fight a zombie apocalypse when most of you can't stand up to a Spider

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I have that Callaway X Utility Prototype 18°. I love it. Looks like Titleist had to jump in with Mizzy and Cally with the idea.

 

Personally, I like it better than a hybrid or 3w. I'm far more consistent with it. It's very easy to hit. I like long irons anyway though.

 

For someone who plays hybrids instead of long irons in their set, I would say no. But if you can hit long irons well, this type of club will be easy and reliable and get the ball flight up better. I haven't hit a hook with it yet which was my issue with the hybrids I've tried.

 

I just have the 2i equivalent. I wouldn't take my 3 and 4 irons out for one at this point. But if I started having issues with them I might. I use it off the tee on certain holes. It's more accurate than a hybrid.

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Already have switched. But to Mizuno FLI HI.s I have been gaming the 2 and 4 iron for months and today I got the 3 iron. Did some shaft swapping and will have them on the course at 9:30 in the morning.

 

If I bagged Titleist irons I would be all over these at least to try.

 

Driver:      :ping-small:  G425LST 9° on Graphite Design Tour AD DI 6s

Fairway:   :ping-small:  G425LST 3w on Graphite Design Tour AD DI 7s

                   :ping-small:  G425MAX 7w on Project X Hzrdus RDX Red Smoke 6.0

                 :ping-small:  G425MAX 9w on Project X Hzrdus Yellow 6.0

 Utility:    :cobra-small:  KING Forged Utility Black  4    on   UST RECOIL SMACWRAP

Irons:     :cobra-small: KING Forged TEC Black 5-G on Mitsubishi  MMT 

Wedges:  :mizuno-small: ES21 54° & 60° on KBS Hi Rev 2.0 

Putter:    :EVNROLL: ER5B

Balls:      :titelist-small: Pro V1 :taylormade-small: TP5x 

Shoes:     :footjoy-small:  

Range Finder: :918457628_PrecisionPro: Precision Pro  NX7 Pro

All grips are BestGrips Micro-Perforated

 

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Looking at the new Titleist 712u Utility Irons, would you switch from your hybrid?

Construction •Forged, hollow utility iron with perimeter welded face –Forged 1025 steel body –Thin, high-strength, 455 steel face insert –Chrome plated, satin finish –Takes taper tip iron shaft Performance •Improved long iron platform –For the higher speed, forged blade player •Deeper CG provides… –More trajectory control (both high and low) –More stability/higher MOI vs. MB & CB (Slightly lower than AP2) •Improved ground interaction –Wider sole is effective for variety of attack angles –Radius sole for clean turf interaction •Front-to-back camber, heel-to-toe radius •Improved address profile –Preferred over cavity back long irons with more offset –Added confidence thru slightly larger profile vs MB/CB •Blade length and offset same as AP2 •Lofts and lengths same as MB, CB, AP2 •Lie angles +0.5°

 

- wayne@fairwaygolf.com

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Email: CS@fairwaygolfusa.com

www.FairwayGolfUSA.com

Locations in San Diego and Mountain View, California

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Great looking Utility. Our DEMO arrives 4/15, available for pre-order. Our shipment will arrive mid-May.

 

- wayne@fairwaygolf.com

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Email: CS@fairwaygolfusa.com

www.FairwayGolfUSA.com

Locations in San Diego and Mountain View, California

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Definetly of interest to me, still not really happy with my "tweener" club. Love my current fairway wood and my irons but keep searching for the right club to fill the gap.

What's In the Bag

Driver - :callaway-small: GBB 

Hybrids  :cleveland-small: Halo XL Halo 18* & :cobra-small: T-Rail 20*

Irons  :cobra-small: T-Rail 2.0

Wedges :ping-small: 60* TS / SCOR 48* 53* 58*

Putter     :scotty-small:

Ball :callaway-logo-1:

Bag Datrek DG Lite  

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If it can't outperform my TMag 2U utility based on the 09 TP irons (its a wide soles version of that iron that's off the tour van) with the Talamonti H100, not a chance. I murder that club all day long.

In The Bag
Driver: TaylorMade M2 (2017) w/ Project X T1100 HZRDUS Handcrafted 65x 
Strong 3 wood: Taylormade M1 15* w/ ProjectX T1100 HZRDUS handcrafted 75x
3 Hybrid: Adams PRO 18* w/ KBS Tour Hybrid S flex tipped 1/2"
4 Hybrid: Adams PRO 20* (bent to 21*) w/ KBS Tour Hybrid S flex tipped 1/2"
4-AW: TaylorMade P770 w/ Dynamic Gold Tour Issue Black Onyx S400

SW: 56* Scratch Tour Dept(CC grooves) w/ Dynamic Gold Spinner
LW: 60* Scratch Tour Department (CC grooves) w/ Dynamic Gold Spinner
XW: 64* Cally XForged Vintage w/ DG X100 8 iron tiger stepped
Putter: Nike Method Prototype 006 at 34"

Have a ton of back-ups in all categories, but there are always 14 clubs in the bag that differ depending on the course and set-up. Bomb and gouge. Yes, I'm a club gigolo.

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We have the 2, 3, and 4 in this for our Sure-Fit system. After having a chance to hit them on the range, My opinion is that there are probably 5-10 people that I will see this YEAR that this club will fit. That being said, we will sell 10x that many. Easily. The 712U is flat out sexy in the bag, and that is what will end up selling this club to the 10-15 hcap who needs waaaay more help. Don't get me wrong. This club in the right hands will be amazing, but for most mere mortals, it will be a hindrance, not a help.

Driver - :taylormade-small:   Stealth 9° Graphite Design Tour AD XC Stiff
Fairway - Cannot find one worth a dang

Hybrid - :srixon-small: ZX 16° & 18° GD Tour IZ S

2 Iron - :srixon-small: ZU65 18° AeroTech SteelFiber 110icw S

Irons -  :srixon-small: ZX7 MKII  4-Pw Project X 6.0, std length  1° flat
Wedges - :cleveland-small: RTX 6 Tour Rack 50° 54° 58° Project X 6.0, std length 1° flat

Putters -  Ping PLD Custom Anser/Evnroll ER1V/Odyssey Toulon Stroke Lab Austin/Odyssey 2 Ball DFX/ TaylorMade Spider Tour Black/Ping Anser F/Scotty Cameron TeI3 Sole Stamp Newport 2. All with different grips, weights, and lengths.
 

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We have the 2, 3, and 4 in this for our Sure-Fit system. After having a chance to hit them on the range, My opinion is that there are probably 5-10 people that I will see this YEAR that this club will fit. That being said, we will sell 10x that many. Easily. The 712U is flat out sexy in the bag, and that is what will end up selling this club to the 10-15 hcap who needs waaaay more help. Don't get me wrong. This club in the right hands will be amazing, but for most mere mortals, it will be a hindrance, not a help.

In that case, this mortal will continue his quest... As of yesterday, it looks like the slot in the bag will go to a Cleveland HB3 4 wood. ;)

What's In the Bag

Driver - :callaway-small: GBB 

Hybrids  :cleveland-small: Halo XL Halo 18* & :cobra-small: T-Rail 20*

Irons  :cobra-small: T-Rail 2.0

Wedges :ping-small: 60* TS / SCOR 48* 53* 58*

Putter     :scotty-small:

Ball :callaway-logo-1:

Bag Datrek DG Lite  

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In that case, this mortal will continue his quest... As of yesterday, it looks like the slot in the bag will go to a Cleveland HB3 4 wood. ;)

By all means, go and test it for yourself.... I just think that if you REALLY want one of these, wait a few months, and pick one up used for cheap...

Driver - :taylormade-small:   Stealth 9° Graphite Design Tour AD XC Stiff
Fairway - Cannot find one worth a dang

Hybrid - :srixon-small: ZX 16° & 18° GD Tour IZ S

2 Iron - :srixon-small: ZU65 18° AeroTech SteelFiber 110icw S

Irons -  :srixon-small: ZX7 MKII  4-Pw Project X 6.0, std length  1° flat
Wedges - :cleveland-small: RTX 6 Tour Rack 50° 54° 58° Project X 6.0, std length 1° flat

Putters -  Ping PLD Custom Anser/Evnroll ER1V/Odyssey Toulon Stroke Lab Austin/Odyssey 2 Ball DFX/ TaylorMade Spider Tour Black/Ping Anser F/Scotty Cameron TeI3 Sole Stamp Newport 2. All with different grips, weights, and lengths.
 

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By all means, go and test it for yourself.... I just think that if you REALLY want one of these, wait a few months, and pick one up used for cheap...

I always do anymore, I haven't paid "retail" for clubs in a long time now. Can't really afford to and I'm much less of a "ho" than I used to be when I first started playing.

 

I'm actually pretty content with my setup, with the exception of a hybrid (for what to me, will fill the 165-175 yard range consistently). My 5i is right around 155-165 consistently and my 7w 175-180'ish. If I could find the 4i to match my Wilson Staff Di7 set, I'd buy that in a heartbeat but I don't think many of them were actually made. Since they're strong lofts, most sets sold appear to start with the 5i like I bought. :(

What's In the Bag

Driver - :callaway-small: GBB 

Hybrids  :cleveland-small: Halo XL Halo 18* & :cobra-small: T-Rail 20*

Irons  :cobra-small: T-Rail 2.0

Wedges :ping-small: 60* TS / SCOR 48* 53* 58*

Putter     :scotty-small:

Ball :callaway-logo-1:

Bag Datrek DG Lite  

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I always do anymore, I haven't paid "retail" for clubs in a long time now. Can't really afford to and I'm much less of a "ho" than I used to be when I first started playing.

 

I'm actually pretty content with my setup, with the exception of a hybrid (for what to me, will fill the 165-175 yard range consistently). My 5i is right around 155-165 consistently and my 7w 175-180'ish. If I could find the 4i to match my Wilson Staff Di7 set, I'd buy that in a heartbeat but I don't think many of them were actually made. Since they're strong lofts, most sets sold appear to start with the 5i like I bought. :(

 

Here you go:

http://www.ironfinder.com/Individual-Irons/wilson/staff_di7-07.htm

I laught at your claims to fight a zombie apocalypse when most of you can't stand up to a Spider

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By all means, go and test it for yourself.... I just think that if you REALLY want one of these, wait a few months, and pick one up used for cheap...

 

That is why I bought my Mizzy Fli Hi on eBay, I have the 2, 3 and 4 that I love and hit well all in like new condition, the center of the face has probably never touched a ball before I got it. And paid about $30-40 each for them.

 

 

BTW, when did you move to College Station, Texas?

 

Driver:      :ping-small:  G425LST 9° on Graphite Design Tour AD DI 6s

Fairway:   :ping-small:  G425LST 3w on Graphite Design Tour AD DI 7s

                   :ping-small:  G425MAX 7w on Project X Hzrdus RDX Red Smoke 6.0

                 :ping-small:  G425MAX 9w on Project X Hzrdus Yellow 6.0

 Utility:    :cobra-small:  KING Forged Utility Black  4    on   UST RECOIL SMACWRAP

Irons:     :cobra-small: KING Forged TEC Black 5-G on Mitsubishi  MMT 

Wedges:  :mizuno-small: ES21 54° & 60° on KBS Hi Rev 2.0 

Putter:    :EVNROLL: ER5B

Balls:      :titelist-small: Pro V1 :taylormade-small: TP5x 

Shoes:     :footjoy-small:  

Range Finder: :918457628_PrecisionPro: Precision Pro  NX7 Pro

All grips are BestGrips Micro-Perforated

 

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That is why I bought my Mizzy Fli Hi on eBay, I have the 2, 3 and 4 that I love and hit well all in like new condition, the center of the face has probably never touched a ball before I got it. And paid about $30-40 each for them.

 

 

BTW, when did you move to College Station, Texas?

Texas. That's funny.

Driver - :taylormade-small:   Stealth 9° Graphite Design Tour AD XC Stiff
Fairway - Cannot find one worth a dang

Hybrid - :srixon-small: ZX 16° & 18° GD Tour IZ S

2 Iron - :srixon-small: ZU65 18° AeroTech SteelFiber 110icw S

Irons -  :srixon-small: ZX7 MKII  4-Pw Project X 6.0, std length  1° flat
Wedges - :cleveland-small: RTX 6 Tour Rack 50° 54° 58° Project X 6.0, std length 1° flat

Putters -  Ping PLD Custom Anser/Evnroll ER1V/Odyssey Toulon Stroke Lab Austin/Odyssey 2 Ball DFX/ TaylorMade Spider Tour Black/Ping Anser F/Scotty Cameron TeI3 Sole Stamp Newport 2. All with different grips, weights, and lengths.
 

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WOW!!! Thanks, I've been searching eBay for one of these for the past few weeks!

What's In the Bag

Driver - :callaway-small: GBB 

Hybrids  :cleveland-small: Halo XL Halo 18* & :cobra-small: T-Rail 20*

Irons  :cobra-small: T-Rail 2.0

Wedges :ping-small: 60* TS / SCOR 48* 53* 58*

Putter     :scotty-small:

Ball :callaway-logo-1:

Bag Datrek DG Lite  

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