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  • denj3325denj3325  25WRX Points: 0Members Posts: 25
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    I would be interested in seeing how these would perform compared to a Crossover of a similar loft in the long irons
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  • ohioglfrohioglfr Municipal Junkie Dayton, Ohio 831WRX Points: 147Members Posts: 831
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    The Power Spec lofts are something else. 42 degree PW?
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  • Mr. WolfeMr. Wolfe  465WRX Points: 51Members Posts: 465
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    Thinking about checking these out with a 1˚ weak setup. Missing greens left and right is my kryptonite.



    Mr. Wolfe
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  • DLev45DLev45  259WRX Points: 144Members Posts: 259
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    I am interested to see and hit them as well. I am still gaming my first set of irons, the Ping G20s. They have gotten me down to an 11, but being 7 years old, it's probably time for an upgrade. I think I'm still soundly in the GI realm, and I am a Ping fan, so it will be between the G700s, G400s, and G Series as to which I game next.



    If anyone has any input as to whether they believe switching to any of those 3 from the G20s would be a significant upgrade, I would appreciate it.
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  • hardtenhardten  3622WRX Points: 144Members Posts: 3,622
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    Just another chunky iron offering from Ping.


    They did look good but by themselves in a picture I couldn't really relate to their size until I saw a website with a G700 next to a G400. Holy Cow they are big which I couldn't see before comparison pic.
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  • dhen9dhen9  726WRX Points: 115Members Posts: 726
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    The more I think about it I believe this is Ping's shot across the bow of PXG. We all know the two companies have a history and certainly not love lost. These are a direct threat to 0311XF and even though they're a little pricey by Ping OTR standards they're almost 1/3 the cost of an 0311XF. I started playing Pings back with the BeNi ISI and have left the fold a few times only to come right back. I have owned the XF but $ for $ Ping is a helluva value and really is tops in the golf industry. I'm not saying Ping is copying PXG however they want to remind the entire golfing public they are a gold standard. Full Disclosure: I've already ordered my set of G700.
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  • 596596 Lakeland, FL 3724WRX Points: 244Members Posts: 3,724
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    gvogel wrote:

    Nessism wrote:



    Just another chunky iron offering from Ping.




    Great irons for 16 cappers!




    OR old guys who are trying to maintain a 7.




    BTW - I'll take a set of SGI any day. Ping G10's have allowed me to score in the 60's!! Blades, Players, GI or SGI have absolutely nothing to do with the how low you can score.



    I score even par all the time with SGI Ping G10's
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    596 wrote:

    gvogel wrote:

    Nessism wrote:



    Just another chunky iron offering from Ping.




    Great irons for 16 cappers!




    OR old guys who are trying to maintain a 7.




    BTW - I'll take a set of SGI any day. Ping G10's have allowed me to score in the 60's!! Blades, Players, GI or SGI have absolutely nothing to do with the how low you can score.



    I score even par all the time with SGI Ping G10's


    Amen. The ball doesn't care what iron is hitting it. Golf is hard enough to worry about whether a feather will hook your ball into a hazard. I'll take more forgiving any day of the week.
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  • DLev45DLev45  259WRX Points: 144Members Posts: 259
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    What do you guys do about gapping with a set of lofts like this. I currently game Ping G20s as an 11 cap and my bag looks like this.



    1. 10.5 - Driver

    2. 15 - 3W

    3. 19 - 3H

    4. 23 - 4H

    5. 26 - 5i

    6. 29 - 6i

    7. 32 - 7i

    8. 36 - 8i

    9. 40 - 9i

    10. 45 - PW

    11. 50 - GW

    12. 54 - SW

    13. 58 - LW

    14. Putter



    The G700s would replace my 5-GW, but the gapping does away with an entire club. Where would you work in a 14th club?



    23 - 5i (4i in G20s)

    26 - 6i (5i in G20s)

    29.5 - 7i (6i in G20s)

    34 - 8i (7.5i in G20s)

    39 - 9i

    44 - PW

    49 - GW
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  • Sactogolfer1234Sactogolfer1234  183WRX Points: 32Members Posts: 183
    Joined:  edited Jan 17, 2018 #41
    I am not sure if I’d like the sound (feel) if a hollow iron in the scoring irons, but this might be a nice long iron replacement or even a driving iron option for those who don’t really like the size of the Crossover. Looks wise, they fit in perfectly with the i blade and the i200 and with the power spec and retro spec options it would be really easy to build a combo set with proper gapping.
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  • Mr. WolfeMr. Wolfe  465WRX Points: 51Members Posts: 465
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    DLev45 wrote:


    What do you guys do about gapping with a set of lofts like this. I currently game Ping G20s as an 11 cap and my bag looks like this.



    1. 10.5 - Driver

    2. 15 - 3W

    3. 19 - 3H

    4. 23 - 4H

    5. 26 - 5i

    6. 29 - 6i

    7. 32 - 7i

    8. 36 - 8i

    9. 40 - 9i

    10. 45 - PW

    11. 50 - GW

    12. 54 - SW

    13. 58 - LW

    14. Putter



    The G700s would replace my 5-GW, but the gapping does away with an entire club. Where would you work in a 14th club?



    23 - 5i (4i in G20s)

    26 - 6i (5i in G20s)

    29.5 - 7i (6i in G20s)

    34 - 8i (7.5i in G20s)

    39 - 9i

    44 - PW

    49 - GW




    I play G25's right now. I am going to try out the G700's and order them 1˚ weak. That should put you pretty close. I play a Vokey 50˚, 54˚, and 58˚ with Ping wedge at 45˚.



    Mr. Wolfe
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  • Little NedLittle Ned  1135WRX Points: 104Members Posts: 1,135
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    hardten wrote:



    Just another chunky iron offering from Ping.


    They did look good but by themselves in a picture I couldn't really relate to their size until I saw a website with a G700 next to a G400. Holy Cow they are big which I couldn't see before comparison pic.


    Link?
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    Cobra F8 7W
    Cobra F8 4H
    Mizuno 919 Hot Metal 5-GW
    Callaway MD3 54*
    Callaway MD PM 58*
    Ping Sigma G Tyne
  • erock9174erock9174 North Canton, OH 4096WRX Points: 214Members Posts: 4,096
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    Little Ned wrote:

    hardten wrote:



    Just another chunky iron offering from Ping.


    They did look good but by themselves in a picture I couldn't really relate to their size until I saw a website with a G700 next to a G400. Holy Cow they are big which I couldn't see before comparison pic.


    Link?




    G400 left. G700 right



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    Titleist ProV1x Yellow

    Handicap: 8.5


  • DLev45DLev45  259WRX Points: 144Members Posts: 259
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    Mr. Wolfe wrote:

    DLev45 wrote:


    What do you guys do about gapping with a set of lofts like this. I currently game Ping G20s as an 11 cap and my bag looks like this.



    1. 10.5 - Driver

    2. 15 - 3W

    3. 19 - 3H

    4. 23 - 4H

    5. 26 - 5i

    6. 29 - 6i

    7. 32 - 7i

    8. 36 - 8i

    9. 40 - 9i

    10. 45 - PW

    11. 50 - GW

    12. 54 - SW

    13. 58 - LW

    14. Putter



    The G700s would replace my 5-GW, but the gapping does away with an entire club. Where would you work in a 14th club?



    23 - 5i (4i in G20s)

    26 - 6i (5i in G20s)

    29.5 - 7i (6i in G20s)

    34 - 8i (7.5i in G20s)

    39 - 9i

    44 - PW

    49 - GW




    I play G25's right now. I am going to try out the G700's and order them 1˚ weak. That should put you pretty close. I play a Vokey 50˚, 54˚, and 58˚ with Ping wedge at 45˚.



    Mr. Wolfe




    Yeah, hopefully they have the rumored "retro" option to weaken the lofts 2 degrees.



    I'm just personally puzzled at the loft trends, industry-wide with the GI sets. I'm not one of the people that cares about the number on the bottom of the club. I hit a 30 degree club ~ 160 yards. Its irrelevant to both me and my scorecard as to whether it says 5, 6 or 7 on the bottom of it. A 30 degree club is a 30 degree club.



    I'm more so worried about gapping issues. With my Ping G20 set, 23 degrees to 58 degrees is covered by 10 clubs (4-LW). Now it is covered by 9 (5-LW). A Ping G700 set with my current bag would be:



    1. 10.5 degree driver

    2. 15 degree 3W

    3. 19 degree 3H

    4. 23 degree 5i

    5. 26 degree 6i

    6. 29.5 degree 7i

    7. 34 degree 8i

    8. 39 degree 9i

    9. 44 degree PW

    10. 49 degree GW

    11. 54 degree wedge

    12. 58 degree wedge

    13. Putter



    Where do you add a 14th club other than a 62-64 wedge to hit myself in the face?
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  • JoeJoeJoeUrBoatJoeJoeJoeUrBoat Leamington Ontario 845WRX Points: 158Members Posts: 845
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    Wow, these are a lot larger than I thought... DAT OFFSET DOE!



    I could see these being used in the longer irons for combo sets.
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  • WoodersonWooderson  2045WRX Points: 198Members Posts: 2,045
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    DLev45 wrote:

    Mr. Wolfe wrote:

    DLev45 wrote:


    What do you guys do about gapping with a set of lofts like this. I currently game Ping G20s as an 11 cap and my bag looks like this.



    1. 10.5 - Driver

    2. 15 - 3W

    3. 19 - 3H

    4. 23 - 4H

    5. 26 - 5i

    6. 29 - 6i

    7. 32 - 7i

    8. 36 - 8i

    9. 40 - 9i

    10. 45 - PW

    11. 50 - GW

    12. 54 - SW

    13. 58 - LW

    14. Putter



    The G700s would replace my 5-GW, but the gapping does away with an entire club. Where would you work in a 14th club?



    23 - 5i (4i in G20s)

    26 - 6i (5i in G20s)

    29.5 - 7i (6i in G20s)

    34 - 8i (7.5i in G20s)

    39 - 9i

    44 - PW

    49 - GW




    I play G25's right now. I am going to try out the G700's and order them 1˚ weak. That should put you pretty close. I play a Vokey 50˚, 54˚, and 58˚ with Ping wedge at 45˚.



    Mr. Wolfe




    Yeah, hopefully they have the rumored "retro" option to weaken the lofts 2 degrees.



    I'm just personally puzzled at the loft trends, industry-wide with the GI sets. I'm not one of the people that cares about the number on the bottom of the club. I hit a 30 degree club ~ 160 yards. Its irrelevant to both me and my scorecard as to whether it says 5, 6 or 7 on the bottom of it. A 30 degree club is a 30 degree club.



    I'm more so worried about gapping issues. With my Ping G20 set, 23 degrees to 58 degrees is covered by 10 clubs (4-LW). Now it is covered by 9 (5-LW). A Ping G700 set with my current bag would be:



    1. 10.5 degree driver

    2. 15 degree 3W

    3. 19 degree 3H

    4. 23 degree 5i

    5. 26 degree 6i

    6. 29.5 degree 7i

    7. 34 degree 8i

    8. 39 degree 9i

    9. 44 degree PW

    10. 49 degree GW

    11. 54 degree wedge

    12. 58 degree wedge

    13. Putter



    Where do you add a 14th club other than a 62-64 wedge to hit myself in the face?




    I understand that people get frustrated with the loft changes over the years. What really frustrates me is the the iron lengths getting jacked over the years. 37.5" five iron became 38" and even 38.5".



    Look where we are now. Your G700 7 iron is now 29.5 degrees and 37" long. It's basically a half inch short 1980's 5 iron. Seems we've come full circle. All that's changed is what's stamped on the bottom.



    Think I'll order 6-gw or 7-gw. Saves a bit on the wallet hit. Frankly, I'm not sure I need a full 14 clubs in the bag. Probably score just the same with 12-13.
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    Callaway Epic Flash 15°/18°
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  • Mr. WolfeMr. Wolfe  465WRX Points: 51Members Posts: 465
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    DLev45 wrote:

    Mr. Wolfe wrote:

    DLev45 wrote:


    What do you guys do about gapping with a set of lofts like this. I currently game Ping G20s as an 11 cap and my bag looks like this.



    1. 10.5 - Driver

    2. 15 - 3W

    3. 19 - 3H

    4. 23 - 4H

    5. 26 - 5i

    6. 29 - 6i

    7. 32 - 7i

    8. 36 - 8i

    9. 40 - 9i

    10. 45 - PW

    11. 50 - GW

    12. 54 - SW

    13. 58 - LW

    14. Putter



    The G700s would replace my 5-GW, but the gapping does away with an entire club. Where would you work in a 14th club?



    23 - 5i (4i in G20s)

    26 - 6i (5i in G20s)

    29.5 - 7i (6i in G20s)

    34 - 8i (7.5i in G20s)

    39 - 9i

    44 - PW

    49 - GW




    I play G25's right now. I am going to try out the G700's and order them 1˚ weak. That should put you pretty close. I play a Vokey 50˚, 54˚, and 58˚ with Ping wedge at 45˚.



    Mr. Wolfe




    Yeah, hopefully they have the rumored "retro" option to weaken the lofts 2 degrees.



    I'm just personally puzzled at the loft trends, industry-wide with the GI sets. I'm not one of the people that cares about the number on the bottom of the club. I hit a 30 degree club ~ 160 yards. Its irrelevant to both me and my scorecard as to whether it says 5, 6 or 7 on the bottom of it. A 30 degree club is a 30 degree club.



    I'm more so worried about gapping issues. With my Ping G20 set, 23 degrees to 58 degrees is covered by 10 clubs (4-LW). Now it is covered by 9 (5-LW). A Ping G700 set with my current bag would be:



    1. 10.5 degree driver

    2. 15 degree 3W

    3. 19 degree 3H

    4. 23 degree 5i

    5. 26 degree 6i

    6. 29.5 degree 7i

    7. 34 degree 8i

    8. 39 degree 9i

    9. 44 degree PW

    10. 49 degree GW

    11. 54 degree wedge

    12. 58 degree wedge

    13. Putter



    Where do you add a 14th club other than a 62-64 wedge to hit myself in the face?




    As of now, this is what I play. Not typical, but I don't like hybrids and prefer woods. Yards are average-ish



    I play my irons -1/2" in length and stiff

    I play my driver at 43.5"

    I am 5'6"



    Driver - 10.5˚ - 260 yards

    3w - 14.5˚ - 235 yards

    5w - 17.5˚ - 215 yards

    7w - 20.5˚ - 205 yards

    5i - 26˚ - 190 yards

    6i - 29˚ - 180 yards

    7i - 32˚ - 170 yards

    8i - 36˚ - 160 yards

    9i - 40˚ - 150 yards

    PW - 45˚ - 135 yards

    50˚ - 125 yards

    54˚ - 115 yards

    58˚ - 105 yards

    Putter



    The main reason I carry a 7w is because my local club has 2 holes that play perfectly at around 200-210 yards off the tee and that is my money club for that distance.



    Mr. Wolfe
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  • Mr. WolfeMr. Wolfe  465WRX Points: 51Members Posts: 465
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    Wooderson wrote:

    DLev45 wrote:

    Mr. Wolfe wrote:

    DLev45 wrote:


    What do you guys do about gapping with a set of lofts like this. I currently game Ping G20s as an 11 cap and my bag looks like this.



    1. 10.5 - Driver

    2. 15 - 3W

    3. 19 - 3H

    4. 23 - 4H

    5. 26 - 5i

    6. 29 - 6i

    7. 32 - 7i

    8. 36 - 8i

    9. 40 - 9i

    10. 45 - PW

    11. 50 - GW

    12. 54 - SW

    13. 58 - LW

    14. Putter



    The G700s would replace my 5-GW, but the gapping does away with an entire club. Where would you work in a 14th club?



    23 - 5i (4i in G20s)

    26 - 6i (5i in G20s)

    29.5 - 7i (6i in G20s)

    34 - 8i (7.5i in G20s)

    39 - 9i

    44 - PW

    49 - GW




    I play G25's right now. I am going to try out the G700's and order them 1˚ weak. That should put you pretty close. I play a Vokey 50˚, 54˚, and 58˚ with Ping wedge at 45˚.



    Mr. Wolfe




    Yeah, hopefully they have the rumored "retro" option to weaken the lofts 2 degrees.



    I'm just personally puzzled at the loft trends, industry-wide with the GI sets. I'm not one of the people that cares about the number on the bottom of the club. I hit a 30 degree club ~ 160 yards. Its irrelevant to both me and my scorecard as to whether it says 5, 6 or 7 on the bottom of it. A 30 degree club is a 30 degree club.



    I'm more so worried about gapping issues. With my Ping G20 set, 23 degrees to 58 degrees is covered by 10 clubs (4-LW). Now it is covered by 9 (5-LW). A Ping G700 set with my current bag would be:



    1. 10.5 degree driver

    2. 15 degree 3W

    3. 19 degree 3H

    4. 23 degree 5i

    5. 26 degree 6i

    6. 29.5 degree 7i

    7. 34 degree 8i

    8. 39 degree 9i

    9. 44 degree PW

    10. 49 degree GW

    11. 54 degree wedge

    12. 58 degree wedge

    13. Putter



    Where do you add a 14th club other than a 62-64 wedge to hit myself in the face?




    I understand that people get frustrated with the loft changes over the years. What really frustrates me is the the iron lengths getting jacked over the years. 37.5" five iron became 38" and even 38.5".



    Look where we are now. Your G700 7 iron is now 29.5 degrees and 37" long. It's basically a half inch short 1980's 5 iron. Seems we've come full circle. All that's changed is what's stamped on the bottom.



    Think I'll order 6-gw or 7-gw. Saves a bit on the wallet hit. Frankly, I'm not sure I need a full 14 clubs in the bag. Probably score just the same with 12-13.




    I play my clubs short, especially my woods. 1/2" short on the irons, but many inches short on my woods.



    Mr. Wolfe
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  • Little NedLittle Ned  1135WRX Points: 104Members Posts: 1,135
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    Mr. Wolfe wrote:

    Wooderson wrote:

    DLev45 wrote:

    Mr. Wolfe wrote:

    DLev45 wrote:


    What do you guys do about gapping with a set of lofts like this. I currently game Ping G20s as an 11 cap and my bag looks like this.



    1. 10.5 - Driver

    2. 15 - 3W

    3. 19 - 3H

    4. 23 - 4H

    5. 26 - 5i

    6. 29 - 6i

    7. 32 - 7i

    8. 36 - 8i

    9. 40 - 9i

    10. 45 - PW

    11. 50 - GW

    12. 54 - SW

    13. 58 - LW

    14. Putter



    The G700s would replace my 5-GW, but the gapping does away with an entire club. Where would you work in a 14th club?



    23 - 5i (4i in G20s)

    26 - 6i (5i in G20s)

    29.5 - 7i (6i in G20s)

    34 - 8i (7.5i in G20s)

    39 - 9i

    44 - PW

    49 - GW




    I play G25's right now. I am going to try out the G700's and order them 1˚ weak. That should put you pretty close. I play a Vokey 50˚, 54˚, and 58˚ with Ping wedge at 45˚.



    Mr. Wolfe




    Yeah, hopefully they have the rumored "retro" option to weaken the lofts 2 degrees.



    I'm just personally puzzled at the loft trends, industry-wide with the GI sets. I'm not one of the people that cares about the number on the bottom of the club. I hit a 30 degree club ~ 160 yards. Its irrelevant to both me and my scorecard as to whether it says 5, 6 or 7 on the bottom of it. A 30 degree club is a 30 degree club.



    I'm more so worried about gapping issues. With my Ping G20 set, 23 degrees to 58 degrees is covered by 10 clubs (4-LW). Now it is covered by 9 (5-LW). A Ping G700 set with my current bag would be:



    1. 10.5 degree driver

    2. 15 degree 3W

    3. 19 degree 3H

    4. 23 degree 5i

    5. 26 degree 6i

    6. 29.5 degree 7i

    7. 34 degree 8i

    8. 39 degree 9i

    9. 44 degree PW

    10. 49 degree GW

    11. 54 degree wedge

    12. 58 degree wedge

    13. Putter



    Where do you add a 14th club other than a 62-64 wedge to hit myself in the face?




    I understand that people get frustrated with the loft changes over the years. What really frustrates me is the the iron lengths getting jacked over the years. 37.5" five iron became 38" and even 38.5".



    Look where we are now. Your G700 7 iron is now 29.5 degrees and 37" long. It's basically a half inch short 1980's 5 iron. Seems we've come full circle. All that's changed is what's stamped on the bottom.



    Think I'll order 6-gw or 7-gw. Saves a bit on the wallet hit. Frankly, I'm not sure I need a full 14 clubs in the bag. Probably score just the same with 12-13.




    I play my clubs short, especially my woods. 1/2" short on the irons, but many inches short on my woods.



    Mr. Wolfe


    I find that I do better when I choke up on the clubs. I'm just afraid to make a permanent change and shorten the clubs.
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    Cobra F8 7W
    Cobra F8 4H
    Mizuno 919 Hot Metal 5-GW
    Callaway MD3 54*
    Callaway MD PM 58*
    Ping Sigma G Tyne
  • DLev45DLev45  259WRX Points: 144Members Posts: 259
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    Wooderson wrote:

    DLev45 wrote:

    Mr. Wolfe wrote:

    DLev45 wrote:


    What do you guys do about gapping with a set of lofts like this. I currently game Ping G20s as an 11 cap and my bag looks like this.



    1. 10.5 - Driver

    2. 15 - 3W

    3. 19 - 3H

    4. 23 - 4H

    5. 26 - 5i

    6. 29 - 6i

    7. 32 - 7i

    8. 36 - 8i

    9. 40 - 9i

    10. 45 - PW

    11. 50 - GW

    12. 54 - SW

    13. 58 - LW

    14. Putter



    The G700s would replace my 5-GW, but the gapping does away with an entire club. Where would you work in a 14th club?



    23 - 5i (4i in G20s)

    26 - 6i (5i in G20s)

    29.5 - 7i (6i in G20s)

    34 - 8i (7.5i in G20s)

    39 - 9i

    44 - PW

    49 - GW




    I play G25's right now. I am going to try out the G700's and order them 1˚ weak. That should put you pretty close. I play a Vokey 50˚, 54˚, and 58˚ with Ping wedge at 45˚.



    Mr. Wolfe




    Yeah, hopefully they have the rumored "retro" option to weaken the lofts 2 degrees.



    I'm just personally puzzled at the loft trends, industry-wide with the GI sets. I'm not one of the people that cares about the number on the bottom of the club. I hit a 30 degree club ~ 160 yards. Its irrelevant to both me and my scorecard as to whether it says 5, 6 or 7 on the bottom of it. A 30 degree club is a 30 degree club.



    I'm more so worried about gapping issues. With my Ping G20 set, 23 degrees to 58 degrees is covered by 10 clubs (4-LW). Now it is covered by 9 (5-LW). A Ping G700 set with my current bag would be:



    1. 10.5 degree driver

    2. 15 degree 3W

    3. 19 degree 3H

    4. 23 degree 5i

    5. 26 degree 6i

    6. 29.5 degree 7i

    7. 34 degree 8i

    8. 39 degree 9i

    9. 44 degree PW

    10. 49 degree GW

    11. 54 degree wedge

    12. 58 degree wedge

    13. Putter



    Where do you add a 14th club other than a 62-64 wedge to hit myself in the face?




    I understand that people get frustrated with the loft changes over the years. What really frustrates me is the the iron lengths getting jacked over the years. 37.5" five iron became 38" and even 38.5".



    Look where we are now. Your G700 7 iron is now 29.5 degrees and 37" long. It's basically a half inch short 1980's 5 iron. Seems we've come full circle. All that's changed is what's stamped on the bottom.



    Think I'll order 6-gw or 7-gw. Saves a bit on the wallet hit. Frankly, I'm not sure I need a full 14 clubs in the bag. Probably score just the same with 12-13.




    I'm totally over that part. I would say just stamp the degree on the bottom and be done with it, but then when someone bends them up or down the clubs are jacked.



    Of course everyone knows a boob who buys these saying "I hit my 7-iron 15 yards longer now! Wow!" when the club is 4 degrees stronger than his old 7-iron, but the world is full of **** to make a buck off of. That's not changing.
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  • chris975dchris975d Georgia 2014WRX Points: 229ClubWRX Posts: 2,014
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    Nessism wrote:
    G700 is not a 790 competitor. They are completely different types of clubs. Only similarity is they both have a closed cavity in the back.




    Nessism is completely correct here. The G700s are effectively replacing the G-Max as PINGs top of the line super game improvement(SGI) club. The may look a bit like the TM P790s in photos, but in hand they have no real similarities. They look good for a BIG club, but they ARE big.
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    TaylorMade M5 3-wood
    TaylorMade M5 5-wood
    Srixon H85 4
    Srixon 5-PW, AW Z585 w/Project X LZ 6.0
    Cleveland RTX4 54*, 58*
    TaylorMade Spider X Copper
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  • Sean2Sean2  30958WRX Points: 189Members Posts: 30,958
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    The 2016 M2 5-iron is 21.5º. These seem a bit tame by comparison. lol



    I like 4º of separation between each iron and wedge. Never liked the 3º at the higher end.
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    ohioglfr wrote:
    The Power Spec lofts are something else. 42 degree PW?




    Exactly. Ridiculous. My 2 iron is the same at the "4" iron in this set.
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    Titleist 915f 15* - Diamana Ltd D+ 80x 43" (D6)
    Titleist 915hd 20.5* - Diamana D+ 90s 40.5" (D6)
    TaylorMade p790 UDI 2 Iron - Project X Hzrdus Black 85 6.0 (D4; 2* flat)
    Srixon z785 4-9 - Nippon Modus 125x; 2* flat 
    Srixon z965 PW - Nippon Modus 125s 2* flat
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    Pomps wrote:

    ohioglfr wrote:
    The Power Spec lofts are something else. 42 degree PW?




    Exactly. Ridiculous. My 2 iron is the same at the "4" iron in this set.




    And that matters why?
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    Ping G410 Plus 10.5° Tour 75 Stiff 43.5"
    Callaway Epic Flash 15°/18°
    Ping G410 22°/25° Hybrid
    Mizuno HMP 6-PW
    Ping Glide 2.0 Stealth GW/SW
    Ping Eye2 LW
    Piretti Potenza/
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    I would like to know how these compare in size to the PXG XF
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    Wooderson wrote:
    Pomps wrote:

    ohioglfr wrote:
    The Power Spec lofts are something else. 42 degree PW?




    Exactly. Ridiculous. My 2 iron is the same at the "4" iron in this set.




    And that matters why?




    If it has to be explained then it's okay.
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    TaylorMade 2016 Tour Issue M2 9.1* - Tensei AV Blue 75TX (D7)
    Titleist 915f 15* - Diamana Ltd D+ 80x 43" (D6)
    Titleist 915hd 20.5* - Diamana D+ 90s 40.5" (D6)
    TaylorMade p790 UDI 2 Iron - Project X Hzrdus Black 85 6.0 (D4; 2* flat)
    Srixon z785 4-9 - Nippon Modus 125x; 2* flat 
    Srixon z965 PW - Nippon Modus 125s 2* flat
    Vokey SM6 F-Grind 51* (D5; 2* flat); Vokey SM7 S-Grind 56* (D5; 2* flat) & TaylorMade Hi Toe 60* (D7; 2* flat) - DG Tour Issue s400
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  • DLev45DLev45  259WRX Points: 144Members Posts: 259
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    Pomps wrote:

    Wooderson wrote:
    Pomps wrote:

    ohioglfr wrote:
    The Power Spec lofts are something else. 42 degree PW?




    Exactly. Ridiculous. My 2 iron is the same at the "4" iron in this set.




    And that matters why?




    If it has to be explained then it's okay.




    A 42 degree club is a 42 degree club and is going to go as far as you hit a 42 degree club. Why do people get so upset whether 8, 9, or P are engraved on the bottom? It's completely irrelevant to an informed buyer and completely irrelevant to a scorecard.
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  • LlortamaiseyLlortamaisey  6073WRX Points: 425Members Posts: 6,073
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    ohioglfr wrote:
    The Power Spec lofts are something else. 42 degree PW?




    Hopefully the power spec includes a lot more offset.
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  • Mr. WolfeMr. Wolfe  465WRX Points: 51Members Posts: 465
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    DLev45 wrote:

    Pomps wrote:

    Wooderson wrote:
    Pomps wrote:

    ohioglfr wrote:
    The Power Spec lofts are something else. 42 degree PW?




    Exactly. Ridiculous. My 2 iron is the same at the "4" iron in this set.




    And that matters why?




    If it has to be explained then it's okay.




    A 42 degree club is a 42 degree club and is going to go as far as you hit a 42 degree club. Why do people get so upset whether 8, 9, or P are engraved on the bottom? It's completely irrelevant to an informed buyer and completely irrelevant to a scorecard.




    Exactly. It's insane people complain about this and sorry to say, a little douchey - especially if you are a low handicap.



    Mr. Wolfe
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    Hahaha
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    TaylorMade 2016 Tour Issue M2 9.1* - Tensei AV Blue 75TX (D7)
    Titleist 915f 15* - Diamana Ltd D+ 80x 43" (D6)
    Titleist 915hd 20.5* - Diamana D+ 90s 40.5" (D6)
    TaylorMade p790 UDI 2 Iron - Project X Hzrdus Black 85 6.0 (D4; 2* flat)
    Srixon z785 4-9 - Nippon Modus 125x; 2* flat 
    Srixon z965 PW - Nippon Modus 125s 2* flat
    Vokey SM6 F-Grind 51* (D5; 2* flat); Vokey SM7 S-Grind 56* (D5; 2* flat) & TaylorMade Hi Toe 60* (D7; 2* flat) - DG Tour Issue s400
    TaylorMade Spider Tour Diamond 33.5"
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