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RECAPS: The TaylorMade #TwistFaceExperience. 7 GolfWRX members visit The Kingdom for an exclusive M3

HipCheckHipCheck Toed it a lil, Romes.Members, Marshals Posts: 6,209 mod
edited January 2018 in Past Giveaways and Contests
**BELOW ARE RECAPS OF THE TRIP THAT HAPPENED LIVE, JANUARY 9-12, 2018**



GolfWRX and TaylorMade Golf are excited to announce the 2018 Driver Experience. 7 lucky members of GolfWRX to visit TaylorMade Golf for early access to TaylorMade’s new 2018 TaylorMade M3 / M4 drivers more than a month before they’re available at retail. They'll get to share their experience with the GolfWRX community before anyone else!



FROM TAYLORMADE GOLF

Want to experience our latest innovation and have the same reactions that our athletes had when we first showed them this new technology? Come be the first to be fit into TaylorMade’s new 2018 drivers before they’re at retail by entering for this exclusive event.



Expect some surprises along the way, too. We don't want to spoil everything, but here's a general outline:



TENTATIVE SCHEDULE

1/10/18 – Travel to Carlsbad + meet & greet with Team TaylorMade

1/11/18 – 1:1 Driver fittings + campus tour & sneak peeks

1/12/18 – Golf outing and departure



THE ATTENDEES

7 GolfWRX members will be joining us on this experience. They are:

Thanks to everyone who applied. Note one dropped last minute and we could not fill the spot in time.



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  • HipCheckHipCheck Toed it a lil, Romes. Members, Marshals Posts: 6,209 mod
    edited January 2018
    Each GolfWRX member is posting their write-up of their fitting etc from the TaylorMade Twist Face Experience. Below are some quick links to jump directly to them.



    GOLFWRX MEMBER #1

    RonSwanson (Kenton)

    BIO QUOTE

    Currently a 2 handicap with swing speed bouncing around in the mid to upper 110s. I play about 20-30 rounds a year now that I’m married with a 2 year old son, but I did play competitive golf in my high school and college days.

    PREVIOUS DRIVER

    My last fitting was in April of last year and I was fit for an M1 440 9.5 w/ HZRDUS T1100 75 6.5 shaft. The driver I brought with me was a Ping G400 10* LST w/ Diamana B 70 X.

    NEW TAYLORMADE DRIVER

    M3 9.5 with the AD BB 7x

    WRITE-UP

    TM Twist Face Experience Write-Up on Page 1



    GOLFWRX MEMBER #2

    blink3665 (Tim)

    BIO QUOTE

    I finished last season as a 15.2 handicap. I have a driver swing speed of between 90-95. Name a swing flaw and I probably have it. Over the top, early extension... those both describe me. I have a slow tempo and transition. I started playing golf about 6 years ago.

    PREVIOUS DRIVER

    Callaway XR16 stock Speeder 556 regular flex. 10.5* head set to 9.5* neutral setting.

    NEW TAYLORMADE DRIVER

    Taylormade m4 with White Tie 55g Stiff flex. 9.5* head set to upright.

    WRITE-UP

    TM Twist Face Experience Write-Up on Page 23



    GOLFWRX MEMBER #3

    scottaz (Scott)

    BIO QUOTE

    I finished this season as a 2.7. Putting and the short game are my strengths. My iron play is average. Driver ss is around 115-118. My normal miss is high toe and the left side of the course.

    PREVIOUS DRIVER

    PING G400 LST 8.5 on big minus. Kuro Kage Duel Core TX70 tipped ½”. 45.25”

    NEW TAYLORMADE DRIVER

    TaylorMade M3 440 9>7.5. Fuji Atmos Black 8 TX tipped 1”. Both weights toe. 45.5”

    WRITE-UP

    TM Twist Face Experience Write-Up on Page 24



    GOLFWRX MEMBER #4

    WHC888 (Calvin)

    BIO QUOTE

    Currently a 8 handicap with an average swing speed right around 100mph.

    PREVIOUS DRIVER

    Tour Issue 16' M2, 9.7* set @ LOWER setting w/ Graphite Design Tour AD GP 6s.

    NEW TAYLORMADE DRIVER

    M3 440, 9* set @ 1 click before LOWER setting, moveable weight set at LOW & DRAW position w/ Graphite Design Tour AD TP 6s.

    WRITE-UP

    TM Twist Face Experience Write-Up on Page 24



    GOLFWRX MEMBER #5

    dpb5031 (Dewey)

    BIO QUOTE

    Still feeling nifty for damned near fifty image/wink.png' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=';)' />! Finished the season with a 2.2 GHIN index and won my club championship for the first time this year after being a member for 23 years. Enjoy a little action on the course and truly play gear that I find to work best for me. Recently retired, I played over 100 rounds in 2017! My driver swing speed is ~110. My game is reasonably well-rounded with putting being a strength.

    PREVIOUS DRIVER

    Callaway Epic Sub Zero, 9 degrees, Standard Settings, Kuro Kage DC TiNi Silver Tour Stiff, 45.25" Length, GolfPride New Decade Black & White Grip

    NEW TAYLORMADE DRIVER

    2018 M4 8.5 degrees, Standard "Neutral" Settings, Fujikura Pro 63 Tour Spec Stiff-Tipped 1", 45.25" Length, GolfPride New Decade Black & White Grip

    WRITE-UP

    TM Twist Face Experience Write-Up on Page 26



    GOLFWRX MEMBER #6

    Cwing (Craig)

    BIO QUOTE

    Ended the season at 13.8 after starting the season at 12.1. I somehow developed a right to left ball flight that was sometime uncontrollable especially early in the season.

    PREVIOUS DRIVER

    Callaway Fusion in 10.5* w/Recoil 450ES F4 in 44.5” with 12 gram head wait played with head setting in standard neutral positions

    NEW TAYLORMADE DRIVER

    TaylorMade M4 in 9.5* of loft turned up to the high setting with the Atmos 5 S-Stiff by Fujikura in 44.5*.

    WRITE-UP

    TM Twist Face Experience Write-Up on Page 27



    GOLFWRX MEMBER #7

    Gamble Gamble (Chris)

    BIO QUOTE

    I finished my club’s tournament season as a 10.3, down from a 12.5 earlier in the year. My full shot game is very temperamental and when I can avoid hooks I play towards the top of my range. Typically my putting and short game are my strengths, but early in the season my chipping/pitching is very rusty.

    PREVIOUS DRIVER

    Ping G400 9* Tour ADDI 6X (I tinker between that and a Diamana 7X)

    NEW TAYLORMADE DRIVER

    TM M3 10* Fujikura Atmos Tour Spec 7X

    WRITE-UP

    TM Twist Face Experience Write-Up on Page 28
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  • RonSwansonRonSwanson Honor: if you need it defined, you don’t have it. ClubWRX Charter Members Posts: 1,617 ClubWRX
    edited January 2018
    The write ups posted so far have been fantastic and painted a perfect picture of the details of the trip. Really well done fellas. I was there and still found some new info in Calvin’s post. I know the membership appreciates his talent behind the camera as well. My sincere thanks to Jory, Ryan and the entire team at TaylorMade for their hospitality. The entire trip start to finish was top notch.



    I tried to document my experience as it was happening, so I am going to keep this write up more equipment and fitting focused. Also, I believe I amone of the few that have received their Trackman data, so I wanted to get that up for the numbers guys.



    My game and Driver:



    Currently a 2 handicap with swing speed bouncing around in the mid to upper 110s. I play about 20-30 rounds a year now that I’m married with a 2 year old son, but I did play competitive golf in my high school and college days. I’ll post trackman data to give you guys a better idea, but if you’re curious my swing is also in the video from Calvin’s post (I’m the second guy from the right in the green shirt). I have played every 2016 and 2017 M1 and M2 driver (aside from the D-Type, which I still think is a good club) for at least a handful of rounds over the last couple years. I’ve had both retail and tour issue versions of most of them as well, so I feel like I have a solid knowledge of what a TM driver can/will do for me. Outside of TM, I’ve only gamed Ping drivers of the last several years. The driver I brought with me is a Ping G400 10* LST w/ Diamana B 70 X. Notice I did not say gamer. In full disclosure, I have never gamed this driver. In fact, I took the plastic off the head on the range at Aviara on Wednesday. I kind of blew up the top end of my golf back after my last round the first week of October and decided I wanted to try the G400 LST. I still don’t currently have a fairway wood.



    My last fitting was in April of last year and I was fit for an M1 440 9.5 w/ HZRDUS T1100 75 6.5 shaft. I have the trackman data from the fitting to compare to the M3/M4 fitting. On perfect/very good strikes, the M1 440 was incredibly impressive, however with my practice time (none) it wasn’t as consistent as I needed it to be. I ended up playing most of the year with a M1 460 9.5 and experimented a little with the M2.



    The Kingdom Fitting:



    Final Build: M4 9.5, Tour AD BB 7x tipped 1". Set to standard loft, upright lie. Playing 45.5" at D4.



    Trackman Data:



    Kingdom Fitting



    Final Build: M4 9.5, Tour AD BB 7x tipped 1". Set to standard loft, upright lie. Playing 45.5" at D4.



    Also, in my opinion, the looks and feel of the M4 are much improved over the ’17 M2. The shape seems slightly more pear shaped and less flat than the ’17 M2. I had two ’17 M2 heads that I simply couldn’t bring myself to play because of the sound. I never thought twice about the sound of the M4. While I didn’t have any M1s to compare to the M3, the sound and shape felt similar to me while the cosmetic changes are nice.



    Misc Fitting:



    After the driver fitting, we had some time before lunch so Jason went through some fairway woods and driving irons. I started with the M4 tour after talking to him about my previous woods and what I was looking for out of a fairway. The M4 has a great look, but I didn’t hit it as consistently as I would like. That may have been due to the stock shaft, since it’s a glued head and the aftermarket selection was limited. Jason then fit me in the M3 3HL and it was perfect. I ended up in the AD BB 8x .5” short of standard. Launch and spin were great and the shorter shaft gave me the consistency I was looking for. I was also fit in the P790 UDI with an AD DI hybrid shaft.



    I am happy to answer questions anyone may have and I look forward to the replies picking apart my Trackman numbers.
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    TBD
    Taylormade TP UDI 2 19* - HZRDUS Black 105 6.5
    Mizuno 919 Forged 4-5 - KBS C Taper X
    Mizuno 919 Tour 6-9 - KBS C Taper X
    Mizuno T7 - 47*, 51*, 56*, 61*- DG TI S400
    Taylormade Spider Tour Black/Black Surlyn insert[/font]
  • dpb5031dpb5031 Advanced Members Posts: 4,936 ✭✭
    edited January 2018
    Still can't believe I've been selected for this. I'm obviously thrilled and thankful to have been chosen!



    We all head out for Carlsbad tomorrow morning but at this point we don't know much more than the basic itinerary described in the OP. If past trips are any indication, Taylormade and GolfWRX will not disappoint! Safe to say we're all dying with anticipation...
    USGA Index: ~2

    WITB:
    2018 Taylormade M3 8.5 Graphite Design Tour AD IZ 6x
    Taylormade M2 Tour 15 Fujikura Pro TourSpec 73 S
    Kasco K2K 33 - UST Axivcore 65 Tour Green S
    Ping G 22 Hybrid (2 flat) - Ping Tour 80 S
    Ping i200 5-UW (2 flat) - Nippon Modus 105X
    Ping Glide 2.0 - SS 54 (bent to 55 & 2 flat)
    Taylormade Ho Toe 64 (Bent to 62 & 2 flat)
    Palmer AP30R putter (circa 1960s)
    Taylormade TP5X Ball
  • DNice26DNice26 Advanced Members Posts: 4,138 ✭✭
    Congrats guys!!! Have fun! A great experience with lasting friendships.



    Hopefully your landing into SD airport goes more smoothly than mine did! lol....
    Ping G400 Max 9, Aldila Black 7X
    TaylorMade M3 3HL, Tensai Blue 7X
    Callaway Apex 20, KK 8X
    TayorMade P790 4 & 5 Iron, 770 6-PW, KBS C-Taper S
    TaylorMade MG 50, 54 & 58 TT S400 (Spider Man theme)
    Ping Tyne, 35"

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  • cvhookem63cvhookem63 HOOK 'EM ClubWRX Charter Members Posts: 4,571 ClubWRX
    Congrats guys. Looking forward to following along
    WITB Link
    TaylorMade Tour Issue M1 440 8.5* Fujikura ATMOS Tour Spec Blue 8X
    NIKE Vapor Fly 14* Fujikura Rombax P95X
    NIKE Vapor Fly Pro 3-4 Fujikura Pro 95 Tour Spec X
    TaylorMade P770 5-9 X100
    NIKE OVEN Engage 46* X100[/font] | Engage 50*SS / 55*SS / 60*DS S400
    NIKE Custom Copper Insert B2-05 | SCOTTY CAMERON Select Squareback
  • tombergeytombergey ClubWRX Charter Members Posts: 80
    Can't wait to hear all about it. Will be following along from frozen PA. Congrats Scott!
  • scottazscottaz ClubWRX Charter Members Posts: 1,893 ClubWRX
    Can't wait!!



    Thanks again to GWRX and TaylorMade!



    We've been communicating for a bit now and it seems like a great group.
    Ping G400 Max TPT 14 proto
    Callaway Rouge 17* Fujikura Pro 115i TS X
    Callaway Apex 20* Fujikura Pro 115i TS X
    Ping i200 U-4 Fujikura Pro 115i TS X
    Vokey SM7 55F DG TI X100, SM7 60D DG TI S400
    Bettinardi QB8
    Srixon xv
  • gioguy21gioguy21 Habitual Line Stepper Advanced Members Posts: 6,863 ✭✭
    congrats boys - have too much fun !
    Codename "TK421" F9 10.5 (Avalanche/black) / Rogue 130 White 60TX (tipped 1", set to -1.5*)
    Epic Flash SZ 3+ / Diamana DF 70TX (tipped 1")
    Epic Flash 5 / Diamana BF 90TX (tipped 1.5")
    785 3-PW[font=tahoma, geneva, sans-serif] [/font]/ PX 7.0 (+1/2", 2*up, 2* weak)
    RTX4 [font=tahoma, geneva, sans-serif]52 (10), 58 (9) bent to 59 (10) [/font]/ DG TI S400 (+1/2", 2*up)
    Piretti Tour Custom 801R[font=tahoma, geneva, sans-serif] [/font]/ 35.5"

    Tournaments on schedule:
    - 5/9; (USGA) US Open Local (Q) - Medford Village Golf Club (NJ)
    - 5/15; (NJSGA) Mid-Am (Q) - Copper Hill Country Club (NJ)
    - 6/11; (NJSGA) Amateur (Q) - Fiddler's Elbow Country Club (NJ)
    - 6/24; (NJSGA) State Open (Q) - Essex Fells Country Club (NJ)
  • jeffreyjenkinsjeffreyjenkins Advanced Members Posts: 355
    Man, what an awesome experience! Congrats to the winners!
    TM M4 9.5 Mitsubishi Tensei Pro White 70X
    TM (2017) M1 15 Graphite Design Tour AD TP 8-X
    TM M4 Hybrid 19 KBS Tour Prototype Graphite 95X
    Titleist 718 AP2 4-9 TT S-400
    Titleist SM7 Jet Black 46.10, 50.08, 54.10, 60.10 TT S-400
    Scotty Cameron Futura 5W
  • mackepamackepa #TheWRX Advanced Members Posts: 3,574 ✭✭
    looking forward to reading about the fun!
    [font=tahoma,geneva,sans-serif]#TheWRX 12/11/16[/font]



    Epic Flash SZ 9* AD IZ 6

    Epic Flash SZ 15* AD IZ 8

    Apex 20* AD IZ 85

    Apex Pro 19 4-PW KBS Proto

    MD4 52s, 56s, 60x KBS $-Taper


    Toulon Austin Longneck Garage

    Jones Utility Rover

    Chromesoft X
  • jokerusnjokerusn nice shoes Northern NJClubWRX Charter Members Posts: 4,608 ClubWRX
    Following along and hella jealous! Congrats!!!



    LOTS AND LOTS OF PICS PLZ!!!
    [font=verdana,geneva,sans-serif]M34609.5 Tour AD TP
    M33HL Tensei CK Pro
    818H219/UDI3 PX HB6
    7904/Z7455-9/RTX446 Nippon
    SM752F/58D/62M [background=#ffcc00]/DG/[/background] [background=#ff0000]KBS[/background][/font]
    Mann Rattler XL or MA/66

    (¬¬) WITB Link
  • scottazscottaz ClubWRX Charter Members Posts: 1,893 ClubWRX
    We're past all embargo dates, so nothing is off limits.



    If anyone is looking for anything specific, let us know.
    Ping G400 Max TPT 14 proto
    Callaway Rouge 17* Fujikura Pro 115i TS X
    Callaway Apex 20* Fujikura Pro 115i TS X
    Ping i200 U-4 Fujikura Pro 115i TS X
    Vokey SM7 55F DG TI X100, SM7 60D DG TI S400
    Bettinardi QB8
    Srixon xv
  • WHC888WHC888 Advanced Members Posts: 2,687 ✭✭
    edited January 2018
    Kickoff 2018 with a BANG !! Thanks GolfWRX and TaylorMade Golf for this.
    Taylormade M5 9* w/ CK Pro Orange 60s
    Callaway Rogue SZ 13.5* w/ Proforce V2
    Taylormade P790 3 - 4 Irons KBS FLT
    Taylormade P750 5 - 6 Irons KBS C Taper Lite
    Taylormade P730 7 - 9 Irons KBS $ Taper

    NIKE OVEN Engage Wedges 46* Mike Taylor Specials

    ARTISAN GOLF 0318 mallet ws8C8Un.jpg
    ARTISAN GOLF custom grind 49* wedge / KBS $Taper
    ARTISAN GOLF custom grind 53* wedge / KBS $Taper
    ARTISAN GOLF custom grind 58* wedge / KBS $Taper

    Taylormade P7TW on deck







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  • Golf64Golf64 Go Habs Go! Advanced Members Posts: 7,691 ✭✭
    Have fun guys! Hit some for me! image/wink.png' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=';)' />
    Bag under construction

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    Fly Eagles Fly
  • cardoustiecardoustie haha, we don't play for 5's Advanced Members Posts: 11,380 ✭✭
    Somebody show up with a bag of 14 drivers
    Ping G400 LST 11* Mitsu TI BB Matte 53x
    Callaway GBB 3w 14* Mitsu Blueboard 63x
    Ping G400 5w 17* Fubuki Tour 73x
    Callaway V-series Hwood Fuji TS 8.2s
    Callaway Apex 4h 23* Fujikura 904HBs
    Ping Rapture 5-PW Aldila NV MLTi Pro105x
    Ping iWedge 50* Aldila NV 105x
    Ping Zing 2 BeCu s2 54.5* & s3 57.5*
    Piretti Matera Elite (torched)
  • Gamble GambleGamble Gamble #TwistFaceExperience ClubWRX Charter Members Posts: 3,538 ClubWRX
    edited January 2018
    The Taylormade Twistface Experience



    I want to express the highest level of gratitude to those at Taylormade and Golfwrx that made this possible especially:
    • Jory – Global Communications for TM
    • Ryan – Consumer Engagement for TM
    • Rob – Golfwrx Moderator and **** of a guy to drink with when you're delirously tired
    • Tom – My fitter for Thursday
    • Mark & Team – Principal Engineer for TM's R&D
    • Scott – Global Brand Manager for TM
    • Brian – product development
    • Ben & team – Staff Engineers for TM's Golf Balls
    • Calvin, Craig, Dewey, Kenton, Scott & Tim for being excellent people to share this experience with


    Day One: Arriving at Aviara and Argyles



    The hotel was incredible, every detail from the layout to the decorations were perfect. After checking in we hit the range to take our first swings in months. Here are some pictures from the arrival:



    Rory McIlroy





    Day Two: Taylormade HQ



    St. Andrews Room



    Here we met Brian, TM's head of product development. He walked us through the genesis of the club and its specs. Here is what we learned, much of which has already been posted on this thread:
    • Taylormade believes this is the future of golf technology.
    • M4 has a 67% larger sweet spot than the 2017 M2
    • Twist face is created by increasing the loft and opening the face on the upper toe (neutralizes toe hooks) and doing the opposite in the heel (neutralizes the heel slice)
    • M4 D-Type is setup visually with a paint scheme to look neutral side by side you probably cannot tell the difference
    • TM has a "Vault" that houses all of the hyper-secret projects.


    The Kingdom



    Performance:



    I'll never forget the first shot I hit with it, which was well out on the toe. I looked up and to the left to track the flight, yet the ball did not go left, to my surprise it was moving slightly RIGHT?! It was a slight 1 to 2 yard fade. I looked back at my fitter Tom and he sort of nodded in approval with a grin on his face when I said "I thought that one was going left." We dialed this in and when all was said and done I was getting 4 mph better ball speed and about 15+ yards on each shot from better launch conditions. Even a few shots which I hit horribly on the heel were very manageable slight fades.



    Aesthetics:



    I loved the look of the crown. My biggest complaint about the previous generations is that I dislike having white on the crown. It causes my GC2 to sometimes miss a shot and I think darker colors look better. The silver meets the carbon in a very nice sleek way while somewhat camouflaging the aerodynamic lift that is built into the carbon.



    Sound:



    The club has a very nice "thwack" sound without any hints of an aluminum bat sound. Even on mishits near the heel it sounds very solid.
    • Short Comparison to M4: I found that the M4 had a flatter trajectory and since we could not adjust the weights for shot shape correction, it seemed like the M3 was the winner for me.


    Ball and Golf R&D 101



    (PICTURES PROHIBITED)



    Next up was the R&D section for clubs and balls. Here we met Mark, Ben and their teams who explained how their tour clubs and prototype balls are created. I am not sure how much detail I am allowed to give here but they can create the tour clubs to exceptional precision due to their use of computer based creation. Skynet is real, people.



    Understandably we were prohibited to take any pictures in this section but their upcoming lineups will have some pretty game changing tech and some small tweaks that will be very useful.



    Karl Strauss Brewery + In & Out Burger



    At this point I was so run down I struggled to not pass out. Ryan, Jory and his crew were very generous with taking us out to two excellent, yet different venues to give us a sampling of what Carlsbad had to offer. Every meal I had in Carlsbad was excellent, even the cafeteria at TM made an outstanding omelette. By the time we went to in and out burger (after a few drinks) I was a zombie. I seriously don't think I have ever went out to get late night food while being that tired in my life.



    Day Three: Aviara Golf



    The course is beautiful. Great elevation changes and really interesting architecture, except #10 as Tim said earlier. I had the privilidge to play with Mark and Scott. Both guys were at scratch golfers or better. I think Scotts club head speed had to be 117+ which is probably why he was using the same shaft Sergio previously used. It was a Diamana Ahina 100g X flex. WTF?!? I didn't even realize they made shafts like that.



    Mark was playing a prototype M driver and since I was in his cart, I got the 202 class on club creation. We spoke about the acoustics involved with club heads, possible futures of where golf club tech is going and other interesting topics about equipment. He even pointed me in the direction of Bob Rotella's books since he quickly realized I am one of the most neurotic people when I am playing at the bottom of my range. Both guys had interesting backstories (one has been training for his job since high school and the other managed a famous record label) and both were super patient with us as we shook off our rust from the previous 3 months.



    Conclusion: This was easily the best golf trip I have ever went on. Being at Taylormade was awesome but it was the people who went that amplified the experience.



    TLDR: TM has a winner in this Twist Face Technology. The trip was awesome and I am super thankful the people involved who made this a possibility.



    Let me know if you have any questions!



    NOTE: I have been viciously sick since flying back so it may take few hours before i respond. I had a 7 hour delay in my flight which killed my sleep cycle. I did not get back to my house until early Sunday morning due to some prior obligations and a few American Airlines snafus, they broke my taylormade golf bag while it was encased in my club glove. I had to return back to PHL international to rectify that, plus they would not let me get my debit card that I knew was in my seat from deplaning. I spent the better part of Saturday and early Sunday rectifying that
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  • PowderedToastManPowderedToastMan Advanced Members Posts: 3,698 ✭✭
    When you guys go, ask to hit a driver with the exaggerated twist face demonstration model. We want negative loft on the low heel and 60 degrees of loft on the high toe!
    Former professional golfer. Current amateur human being. Reformed club ho.

    In the bag:

    PING. Lots of PING.
  • bombonera10bombonera10 Members Posts: 13
    scottaz wrote:


    We're past all embargo dates, so nothing is off limits.



    If anyone is looking for anything specific, let us know.




    Could you please ask them what happens if your typical miss is a high toe fade/ push to the right? Does this twist face thing exaggerate that miss?



    Thank you!
  • Gamble GambleGamble Gamble #TwistFaceExperience ClubWRX Charter Members Posts: 3,538 ClubWRX
    edited January 2018
    FAQ



    1. Could you please ask them what happens if your typical miss is a high toe fade/ push to the right? Does this twist face thing exaggerate that miss?




    A. They built this club knowing it would significantly improve 80% of golfer's dispersion. In the rare instance that you hit a wipe slice from the toe, this may make it worse. Unless you have shown on trackman that you hit toe slices or heel hooks, generally this club tech will help you.
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  • fairwayhunter31fairwayhunter31 "BALL SPEED MATTERS.....Everything else is a distraction... Advanced Members Posts: 313 ✭✭
    Very cool! Congrats to all headed west!
  • Bomber_11Bomber_11 Enjoy the Chase. ClubWRX Charter Members Posts: 3,523 ClubWRX
    Enjoy it guys! You deserve it!



    Looking forward to lots of pictures and updates from the Kingdom!
    ‘16 Taylormade M2 Tour Issue 8.5° w/ KuroKage Dual Core XT 60TX
    Callaway Rogue Sub Zero 15° w/ Tensei Pro White 70TX
    PXG 0311X 2i w/ KBS Tour Hybrid Prototype 105S+
    Mizuno JPX919 Tour 3-PW w/ DG Tour Issue X100
    Titleist Vokey SM7 50F/54S/60D w/ Pink DG S400
    Scotty Cameron Newport 2 Button Back
    Jones x Greyson Stand Bag

    Work. Play. Win. Repeat.
  • nbg352nbg352 Advanced Members Posts: 8,320 ✭✭
    Have a great time guys!

    ( Wish I had read my emails......)
    R11S 8* square; Stock stiff
    Maltby KE4 14* 3w , Axe Excaliber R flex tipped 1"
    RBZ 25* hb; RBZstage 2 19* hb
    Mizuno MP30 5 - PW, AXE Excaliber stiff, Hogan Apex PC E Wedge (50*) TT DG s300
    GM Never Compromise GM2 putter
    54*, 58* TM TP wedges 3* flat
  • WarrickWarrick ClubWRX Charter Members Posts: 10,119 ClubWRX
    I can still get off work, will take that last spot.



    get me a flight from Des Moines tomorrow morning, will be on it....lol.
    Epic 9* - Tensei Pro Orange
    F9 Tour 3w - Smoke 75
    Epic 3H - Tensei Pro White 90
    Mizuno 919 fli-hi LZ 115
    Mizuno 919 combo 5-P - PX LZ 6.0
    Mizuno T7 - 48-53-58 - PX LZ 6.5
    Custom V-Line Fang
    TM TP5X
  • SchneeSchnee SOTABM ClubWRX Charter Members Posts: 5,402 ClubWRX
    Congrats on being selected guys. Like DNice said, the friendships from these trips late incredible. We still have a group text from ours that is active daily.



    Glad to see my boy Gamble Gamble got picked!



    Great group of members that were selected. Have a great time.
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  • Sean2Sean2 #TheWRX (Callaway Trip) Members Posts: 30,826 ✭✭
    Have a "blast" gents!



    Carlsbad is a little slice of heaven. :-)
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  • Gamble GambleGamble Gamble #TwistFaceExperience ClubWRX Charter Members Posts: 3,538 ClubWRX
    nbg352 wrote:


    Have a great time guys!

    ( Wish I had read my emails......)




    Oh no... don’t tell me you missed the congrats PM



    If you want, fly to PHL and I’ll fit you in my club glove. That travel bag is roomier than my car.
  •  SwooshLT SwooshLT Advanced Members Posts: 6,930 ✭✭
    Are any of you lucky guys sub 95mph swing speed? If so can I get extensive feedback on launch/spin characteristics of both drivers.....with DJ stating M4 is flatter flight for him, I'm confused now...



    Have fun!
  • RonSwansonRonSwanson Honor: if you need it defined, you don’t have it. ClubWRX Charter Members Posts: 1,617 ClubWRX
    SwooshLT wrote:


    Are any of you lucky guys sub 95mph swing speed? If so can I get extensive feedback on launch/spin characteristics of both drivers.....with DJ stating M4 is flatter flight for him, I'm confused now...



    Have fun!




    I imagine there is more to the story than just "M4 is flatter". My bet is there were loft/lie/face angle changes compared to this normal M1/M3 set up. At the very least he went with a 9.5* stamped head vs his normal 10.5* has had been playing.
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  • nbg352nbg352 Advanced Members Posts: 8,320 ✭✭

    nbg352 wrote:


    Have a great time guys!

    ( Wish I had read my emails......)




    Oh no... don’t tell me you missed the congrats PM



    If you want, fly to PHL and I’ll fit you in my club glove. That travel bag is roomier than my car.


    Yep I missed it.

    As Roberto DiVincenzo once said, "I'm a stupid".............
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  • WarrickWarrick ClubWRX Charter Members Posts: 10,119 ClubWRX
    Congrats guys, should be awesome, excited to hear feedback on the fittings.

    nbg352 wrote:


    nbg352 wrote:


    Have a great time guys!

    ( Wish I had read my emails......)




    Oh no... don’t tell me you missed the congrats PM



    If you want, fly to PHL and I’ll fit you in my club glove. That travel bag is roomier than my car.


    Yep I missed it.

    As Roberto DiVincenzo once said, "I'm a stupid".............




    **** man, that is unfortunate, sorry to hear that.
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  •  SwooshLT SwooshLT Advanced Members Posts: 6,930 ✭✭
    RonSwanson wrote:

    SwooshLT wrote:


    Are any of you lucky guys sub 95mph swing speed? If so can I get extensive feedback on launch/spin characteristics of both drivers.....with DJ stating M4 is flatter flight for him, I'm confused now...



    Have fun!




    I imagine there is more to the story than just "M4 is flatter". My bet is there were loft/lie/face angle changes compared to this normal M1/M3 set up. At the very least he went with a 9.5* stamped head vs his normal 10.5* has had been playing.




    Inquiring minds......
  • dpb5031dpb5031 Advanced Members Posts: 4,936 ✭✭
    FYI, I've added my current equipment lineup (WITB) to my signature. You can see that I'm all over the place in terms of manufacturers and age of equipment.
    USGA Index: ~2

    WITB:
    2018 Taylormade M3 8.5 Graphite Design Tour AD IZ 6x
    Taylormade M2 Tour 15 Fujikura Pro TourSpec 73 S
    Kasco K2K 33 - UST Axivcore 65 Tour Green S
    Ping G 22 Hybrid (2 flat) - Ping Tour 80 S
    Ping i200 5-UW (2 flat) - Nippon Modus 105X
    Ping Glide 2.0 - SS 54 (bent to 55 & 2 flat)
    Taylormade Ho Toe 64 (Bent to 62 & 2 flat)
    Palmer AP30R putter (circa 1960s)
    Taylormade TP5X Ball
  • jas904jas904 Advanced Members Posts: 1,369 ✭✭
    Can't wait for the inside scoop. Too bad about the last minute drop out. I can be there in four hours!!
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    TaylorMade M3 15, HZRDUS Black 75
    Callaway XR Pro 20, Project X LZ
    Srixon Z765 4-PW, Steelfiber 110
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    Ping Ketsch Armlock
  • RSinSGRSinSG ClubWRX Charter Members Posts: 2,982 ClubWRX
    Warrick wrote:


    Congrats guys, should be awesome, excited to hear feedback on the fittings.


    nbg352 wrote:


    nbg352 wrote:


    Have a great time guys!

    ( Wish I had read my emails......)




    Oh no... don’t tell me you missed the congrats PM



    If you want, fly to PHL and I’ll fit you in my club glove. That travel bag is roomier than my car.


    Yep I missed it.

    As Roberto DiVincenzo once said, "I'm a stupid".............




    **** man, that is unfortunate, sorry to hear that.




    Me too. I was playing golf and don’t check emails while playing and I saw the email from Rob 6 hours later. I offered to drive but the TM window had closed. To add salt to the wound, I had just shot my worst score in a long time.



    I’ll be following you guys, and it looks like the weather will be nice when you play.
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    Ping G30 3 wood, 5 wood
    Ben Hogan VTKR 21* hybrid
    Ping G400 Irons 5-SW, Steel Fiber i95
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  • WarrickWarrick ClubWRX Charter Members Posts: 10,119 ClubWRX
    RSinSG wrote:

    Warrick wrote:


    Congrats guys, should be awesome, excited to hear feedback on the fittings.


    nbg352 wrote:


    nbg352 wrote:


    Have a great time guys!

    ( Wish I had read my emails......)




    Oh no... don’t tell me you missed the congrats PM



    If you want, fly to PHL and I’ll fit you in my club glove. That travel bag is roomier than my car.


    Yep I missed it.

    As Roberto DiVincenzo once said, "I'm a stupid".............




    **** man, that is unfortunate, sorry to hear that.




    Me too. I was playing golf and don’t check emails while playing and I saw the email from Rob 6 hours later. I offered to drive but the TM window had closed. To add salt to the wound, I had just shot my worst score in a long time.



    I’ll be following you guys, and it looks like the weather will be nice when you play.




    Ouch....



    I thought they gave you 24 hours to respond?
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    Mizuno T7 - 48-53-58 - PX LZ 6.5
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  • GC70GC70 What's Next? ClubWRX Charter Members Posts: 7,500 ClubWRX
    WHC888 wrote:


    Kickoff 2018 with a BANG !! Thanks GolfWRX and TaylorMade Golf for this.


    Congrats buddy!



    Thank God Knudson isn’t going, he’s got a rain cloud that fallows him around.
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  • SchneeSchnee SOTABM ClubWRX Charter Members Posts: 5,402 ClubWRX
    GC70 wrote:

    WHC888 wrote:


    Kickoff 2018 with a BANG !! Thanks GolfWRX and TaylorMade Golf for this.


    Congrats buddy!



    Thank God Knudson isn’t going, he’s got a rain cloud that fallows him around.




    So it was Knudson’s fault? I’m surprised, i liked that guy.... image/wink.png' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=';)' />
    "Grasshopper breaks wing
    soars with Master's healing words.
    Winter grounds him"

    -Hawkeye77

    Becky Johnson Award Nominee 2016


    Titleist TS2 9.5* EvenFlow White T1100 6.5 65g
    Taylormade SLDR Mini 14* Diamana Limited Edition 80g
    Titleist 818 H1 Mitsubishi Tensei Blue
    Irons Under Construction
    Vokey SM7 50.12F, 54.14F Stealth S200
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  • GC70GC70 What's Next? ClubWRX Charter Members Posts: 7,500 ClubWRX
    Schnee wrote:

    GC70 wrote:

    WHC888 wrote:


    Kickoff 2018 with a BANG !! Thanks GolfWRX and TaylorMade Golf for this.


    Congrats buddy!



    Thank God Knudson isn’t going, he’s got a rain cloud that fallows him around.




    So it was Knudson’s fault? I’m surprised, i liked that guy.... image/wink.png' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=';)' />


    Every trip he goes on ! If he wasn’t with us , then that kid from Nevada would be next to blame.
    Cobra F9 8* Atmos Blue 6S
    XR Steelhead 15* Atmos Red 7S
    818 H1 Atmos Blue 8S
    Apex CF19 4-AW C-Taper Lite
    SM7's RAW 50F - 54S - 58M
    Nike 006 Paul Casey Proto (Oven)
    Nike 006 Rory Proto (Oven)
    Pro V1x / CSX

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  • kyle75kyle75 Members Posts: 706 ✭✭
    edited January 2018
    Congrats guys, you are in for a fun & busy few days. If you guys are playing Coronado, maybe you will get to meet the world's best cart girl. Ryan & Jory can tell you about her
  • golfwaregolfware Advanced Members Posts: 4,779 ✭✭
    edited January 2018
    GC70 wrote:

    WHC888 wrote:


    Kickoff 2018 with a BANG !! Thanks GolfWRX and TaylorMade Golf for this.


    Congrats buddy!



    Thank God Knudson isn't going, he's got a rain cloud that fallows him around.




    Are you being facetious??



    Because I mean HUGE storms normally follow him around. Not just rain clouds.



    I think that's part of him having gone to Michigan State... instead of Michigan....
  • knudson81knudson81 My WITB is $100 but my swing is $.50 Marshals, ClubWRX Media Staffer Posts: 3,071 mod
    GC70 wrote:

    Schnee wrote:

    GC70 wrote:

    WHC888 wrote:


    Kickoff 2018 with a BANG !! Thanks GolfWRX and TaylorMade Golf for this.


    Congrats buddy!



    Thank God Knudson isn't going, he's got a rain cloud that fallows him around.




    So it was Knudson's fault? I'm surprised, i liked that guy.... image/wink.png' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=';)' />


    Every trip he goes on ! If he wasn't with us , then that kid from Nevada would be next to blame.




    I am staying back here at the home office..... where it is supposed to rain the next 2 days!
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  • Pure745Pure745 CPC #15 Advanced Members Posts: 11,481 ✭✭
    Dang - pouring rain today.. hopefully it clears up! Weather has been incredible up until yesterday image/sad.png' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':(' />
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    Mizuno S18 46/50
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  • Gamble GambleGamble Gamble #TwistFaceExperience ClubWRX Charter Members Posts: 3,538 ClubWRX
    nbg352 wrote:


    nbg352 wrote:


    Have a great time guys!

    ( Wish I had read my emails......)




    Oh no... don’t tell me you missed the congrats PM



    If you want, fly to PHL and I’ll fit you in my club glove. That travel bag is roomier than my car.


    Yep I missed it.

    As Roberto DiVincenzo once said, "I'm a stupid".............




    Really sorry to hear that. If you would like, I can FaceTime you when we do our extra curriculars...



  • scottazscottaz ClubWRX Charter Members Posts: 1,893 ClubWRX
    edited January 2018
    We just received the itinerary and it looks great.



    For those who've been out there before (or know the area) is there a range near by? It looks like we'll have a few hours to kill before we meet up for dinner. I need some swings.
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  • oregongolforegongolf Lefty Boomers Posts: 8,566 ✭✭
    This looks like a great group, I always enjoy these guy's posts in particular.
  • RonSwansonRonSwanson Honor: if you need it defined, you don’t have it. ClubWRX Charter Members Posts: 1,617 ClubWRX
    Pure745 wrote:


    Dang - pouring rain today.. hopefully it clears up! Weather has been incredible up until yesterday image/sad.png' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':(' />




    Forecast Wednesday-Friday looks really good right now. Hopefully it holds.
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  • nbg352nbg352 Advanced Members Posts: 8,320 ✭✭

    nbg352 wrote:


    nbg352 wrote:


    Have a great time guys!

    ( Wish I had read my emails......)




    Oh no... don’t tell me you missed the congrats PM



    If you want, fly to PHL and I’ll fit you in my club glove. That travel bag is roomier than my car.


    Yep I missed it.

    As Roberto DiVincenzo once said, "I'm a stupid".............




    Really sorry to hear that. If you would like, I can FaceTime you when we do our extra curriculars...


    Thanks for the kind offer, but no, thanks. I'll be too busy drowning my sorrows during your trip .......
    R11S 8* square; Stock stiff
    Maltby KE4 14* 3w , Axe Excaliber R flex tipped 1"
    RBZ 25* hb; RBZstage 2 19* hb
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  • TaylorMade GolfTaylorMade Golf Sponsors Posts: 94 ✭✭
    edited January 2018
    scottaz wrote:


    We just received the itinerary and it looks great.



    For those who've been out there before (or know the area) is there a range near by? It looks like we'll have a few hours to kill before we meet up for dinner. I need some swings.




    There's a range at Aviara where you're staying and the hotel can shuttle you down there.
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  • 4rheel4rheel Advanced Members Posts: 1,758 ✭✭
    Congrats to the lucky winners! Looking forward to the posts.
  • TaylorMade GolfTaylorMade Golf Sponsors Posts: 94 ✭✭
    Looking forward to seeing you all later this week.



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