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Driver: Titleist 915 D2 9.5 with Diamana Whiteboard S flex

3 wood: Titleist 915F 15*, Whiteboard S Flex

Titleist 915H 18* and 24* with Whiteboard SFlex

Irons: Mizuno JPX EZ Forged 4-PW with S300's

Wedges: Mizuno MP T4 50*, 56* with DG Spinner

Putter:MannKrafted Long Slope or Odyssey #7 Versa Metal milled or Betti Tour Stock;

Ball: Bridgestone B330 or Titleist NXT

Bag: Titleist 'Murica colored carry bag or

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Do you have a model list or is that something that is coming?

 

I haven't had a chance to get pics up, but the Odyssey ProType #6 that I chose for the "Office Putt contest" is gorgeous.

Glad the putter made it. Definitely need to see some photos.

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Ok, I realize that I'm probably gonna bring the wrath of Apprenti down upon me like rain, though to not acknowledge a "true" blade is burying history, and that is the first step towards a doomed society. So in my feeble attempt to save us from ourselves and to enlighten those youngsters amongst us who's first "blade" was indeed an Anser style putter, this is a blade, pure and simple.

 

So please, take a minute out of your busy days and give thanks for the Acushnet Bulls Eye, the Wilson Augusta and all of the other nameless, faceless blades that we came with, we competed with and we conquered, both foe & course alike with.

 

May you Rest In Peace.

 

You are missed B)

 

 

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Those putters are still around, they're just used in mini golf now is all lol

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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Ok, I realize that I'm probably gonna bring the wrath of Apprenti down upon me like rain, though to not acknowledge a "true" blade is burying history, and that is the first step towards a doomed society. So in my feeble attempt to save us from ourselves and to enlighten those youngsters amongst us who's first "blade" was indeed an Anser style putter, this is a blade, pure and simple.

 

So please, take a minute out of your busy days and give thanks for the Acushnet Bulls Eye, the Wilson Augusta and all of the other nameless, faceless blades that we came with, we competed with and we conquered, both foe & course alike with.

 

May you Rest In Peace.

 

You are missed B)

 

 

Fairways & Greens 4ever

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John Reuter Jr. appreciates your nod to him RP.

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HaHa, LMAO, cuz that's exactly where I got this Augusta :lol:

 

I took a girl to screw around at this little putt-putt place, and most had no markings or name though this said Augusta. I used to have an Augusta in the 80-90s and I gave it away. So I offered the kid $10, his eyes lit up, and it was mine.

 

I'll end up givin it away, lol B)

 

 

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Lol still a 10$ putter is a steal regardless lol

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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Richard, those putters always make me think of Crenshaw. I love the 8802 look but have never putted well with it.

Driver: Titleist 915 D2 9.5 with Diamana Whiteboard S flex

3 wood: Titleist 915F 15*, Whiteboard S Flex

Titleist 915H 18* and 24* with Whiteboard SFlex

Irons: Mizuno JPX EZ Forged 4-PW with S300's

Wedges: Mizuno MP T4 50*, 56* with DG Spinner

Putter:MannKrafted Long Slope or Odyssey #7 Versa Metal milled or Betti Tour Stock;

Ball: Bridgestone B330 or Titleist NXT

Bag: Titleist 'Murica colored carry bag or

MyGolfSpy Tour Bag

 

RH, Western KY

 

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Dave, do you generally stick with the OEM's for testing or reach out to the custom makers as well? I would love to see some MannKrafted, Byron, Machine, Lajosi, etc in future testing if it would be possible.

Driver: Titleist 915 D2 9.5 with Diamana Whiteboard S flex

3 wood: Titleist 915F 15*, Whiteboard S Flex

Titleist 915H 18* and 24* with Whiteboard SFlex

Irons: Mizuno JPX EZ Forged 4-PW with S300's

Wedges: Mizuno MP T4 50*, 56* with DG Spinner

Putter:MannKrafted Long Slope or Odyssey #7 Versa Metal milled or Betti Tour Stock;

Ball: Bridgestone B330 or Titleist NXT

Bag: Titleist 'Murica colored carry bag or

MyGolfSpy Tour Bag

 

RH, Western KY

 

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Dave, do you generally stick with the OEM's for testing or reach out to the custom makers as well? I would love to see some MannKrafted, Byron, Machine, Lajosi, etc in future testing if it would be possible.

I reached out to as many companies as I knew of, large and small. I'm keeping it under wraps for now, but some of the names on that list of yours are in the competition. B)

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I reached out to as many companies as I knew of, large and small. I'm keeping it under wraps for now, but some of the names on that list of yours are in the competition. B)

Looking forward to it!! I'm not a great putter but its by far my favorite club...

Driver: Titleist 915 D2 9.5 with Diamana Whiteboard S flex

3 wood: Titleist 915F 15*, Whiteboard S Flex

Titleist 915H 18* and 24* with Whiteboard SFlex

Irons: Mizuno JPX EZ Forged 4-PW with S300's

Wedges: Mizuno MP T4 50*, 56* with DG Spinner

Putter:MannKrafted Long Slope or Odyssey #7 Versa Metal milled or Betti Tour Stock;

Ball: Bridgestone B330 or Titleist NXT

Bag: Titleist 'Murica colored carry bag or

MyGolfSpy Tour Bag

 

RH, Western KY

 

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Ya won't find these four blades at your local putt-putt course, lol.

 

The black heel shafted is the Scotty Napa 2006 LE, the silver heel shafted is the 8802 that I bought myself for my BD in 1976 and the third blade is the Ray Cook Blue Goose III, which is circle 1992 and is hand machined, though you can't see it, the burnish marks on the neck are pretty cool. Also, I love the Odyssey Tour Designs Black Series #8. It's beautiful & the milling is incredible, as is the feel.

 

I had the Napa or #8 in my bag for most of 2011 and through May of '12, when I switched to my Scotty Newport Circle T. I also bagged the BG III in '11 for about a month in the fall and through my tournaments. I only really use the 8802 twice a year in two "vintage" clubs events, and I'll be shipping it to MGS Danno shortly.

 

That Napa & #8 really aren't that difficult of a putter to use if you have a good, consistent stroke grooved, and truly, I don't own a putter, and I've gotta few, that feels like that blade. Incredible!!! When I get in that groove, which usually hits in June, the feel & distance control that I get with the Napa or Odyssey #8 are unsurpassed by anything that I have.

 

Ok, I understand and can accept that these are considered primitive and I'm a dinasour, however I do go back to the Napa or #8 when my stroke is grooved cuz like I said, a well stroked putt off of it's face feels better than a nutted 7i with my 68s. And even a "poorly" struck putt, puts me in the ballpark of a makable second putt.

 

Remember, when ya get to a certain level of competency, it's the Indian, not the arrow, and the Indian should be able to comfortably, effectively & consistently kill with any arrow B)

 

Be merciful, please :P

 

 

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I'll offer you $50 for those worthless POS. That is $10 more than what you bought the Augusta "putt-putt" for.

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