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Charles Howell III testing newest "Gen2" PXG irons: 2018 CareerBuilder Challenge

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  • easylittle5woodeasylittle5wood Members  1359WRX Points: 208Posts: 1,359 Platinum Tees
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    Interested to hear how they are different. Thought I'd see the next regular 0311 irons before the Tours.
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  • JagpilotohioJagpilotohio 45+ inch drivers are evil. Columbus, OHMembers  7324WRX Points: 644Handicap: 1.8Posts: 7,324 Titanium Tees
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    Hum....Trailing edge sole relief.<br />
    2 high toe screws instead of 3. <br />
    Heel “notch” is gone. <br />
    Slightly different profile. 8,9,P are more rounded than before. <br />
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    I prefer the shape of the originals....that are actually sitting in the corner of my office because I prefer my Hogans.<br />
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    Ok then. Where’s Bob now to tell us how much better these are than the originals?? .....which were supposedly the best in the world. : )
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    9.5* Cobra LTD, Old school Grafalloy Blue, 43.5"
    14* Cally 815 alpha fuji 665 X 42"
    16* Cally 815 alpha fuji 665 X, 41.5" (set to 17*)
    19* Titleist 816 H2 fuji 8.8X TS 40.0"
    4-7 2016 Hogan PTx, KBS Tour V, 120X.  
    PXG gen 1 tours 8 & 9 Proto 125 F5 hardstepped 1x.
    Ping glide 2 46-12, 50-12, 54-14 (at 55) stealth, Vokey SM6 60M (61). Wedges Recoil Proto 125 F5
    33.5" Ghost spider slant neck.
    Srixon Z-star XV
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  • Weston11Weston11 Members  271WRX Points: 99Posts: 271 Greens
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    I haven't been a huge fan of PXG's irons from address, but these look amazing to me.
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    Driver: SIM 9.0 - Hzrdus Smoke Green 70TX
    Fairway: SIM 15 - Diamana ZF 80TX 
    3 iron: Titleist U500 - Mitsubishi MMT 125X
    4-PW: Miura TC-201 - DG X7
    Wedges: Vokey SM8 51F, 55F, and 59K - DG TI S400 
    Putter: Byron Morgan 615 or Evnroll ER 2.2
    Ball: Pro V1X
  • noodle3872noodle3872 Chilliwack B.C. CanadaMembers  3279WRX Points: 600Handicap: 8.3Posts: 3,279 Titanium Tees
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    Subtle but classy changes. Looks less Ping-y looking without the white line in the bottom groove.
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    Callaway Mavrik 9° driver Tensei Pro White 50 S Flex

    Callaway Mavrik 15° fairway wood Tensei Pro Blue 60 S Flex

    Callaway Mavrik 20° and 23° hybrids MMT 90 S Flex

    Mizuno JPX 919 Forged 4-PW Modus3 Tour 120 S flex

    Mizuno JPX 919 Tour 4-PW Modus3 Tour 120 S flex

    Mizuno T20 Raw Wedges 50-07, 55-13 and 60-06 Modus3 125 Wedge

    Odyssey Stroke Lab Ten S

    Callaway Chrome Soft Triple Track

  • MitchellGolfingMitchellGolfing Members  1482WRX Points: 245Posts: 1,482 Platinum Tees
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    Weston11 wrote:
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    I haven't been a huge fan of PXG's irons from address, but these look amazing to me.<br />
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    I agree with ya. These look amazing from address. I just can't keep up with the price tag
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    Callaway Xr speed 10.5 
    Adams Tightlies 16*
    Maltby Sti2 4-Gw
    Maltby Tour Grind 56*
    Ping Anser 33” Superstroke 3.0
  • KPH808KPH808 KPH ClubWRX  2663WRX Points: 120Posts: 2,663 ClubWRX
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    They look more rounded. Looks good though.
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    Ping G400 LST 8.5* w/ Tensei Pro White 70 TX
    TM '17 M2 15* w/ Kurokage Dual Core 80 TX
    TM P790 UDI 2 w/ KBS Tour 130x
    Titleist 718 CB w/ KBS $ Taper 130x
    Fourteen Raw RM 22 50, 54, 58 w/ KBS 610 Tour Black Nickel
    Scotty Cameron Circle T Futura 6M[/b][/color][/font][/size][/font][/size]
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  • GolfingfanaticGolfingfanatic Members  3827WRX Points: 730Handicap: 3.0Posts: 3,827 Titanium Tees
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    A little too round for my taste, but still good looking irons
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    Callaway Mavrik 10.5° w/ Aldila Rogue White 70 130MSI X
    TaylorMade M2 DF 16.5° w/ Mitsu Diamana W 80X
    TaylorMade Sim Max Rescue 19° w/ HZRDUS Red 105 6.5
    Yonex Ezone CB-301 3-9 w/ Nippon Modus 125X
    Cleveland RTX4 Raw 48°,53°,58° w/ DG S400 Tour Issue
    TaylorMade Spider Tour Black 34"

  • kylesilkkylesilk PXG & Yeti Members  701WRX Points: 134Posts: 701 Golden Tee
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    Good looking club!
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    915 D3 Diamana D+ 70S
    913f , 913h
    712u 4 iron Pro Modus 120 S
    714 CB 5,6,7...714 MB 8-P ProModus 120S
    Vokey TVD 52,60 M..TVD 56K
    Studio Select Newport 1.5
  • mtnbiker5mtnbiker5 Members  377WRX Points: 95Handicap: 11Posts: 377 Greens
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    Wow. I have absolutely no doubt these clubs are better than the first release and I bet the numbers would show it. They won’t release a new product replacement unless significantly better than the old. Boo ya baby! LA BOOM! Love it
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  • tigercolt77tigercolt77 Acworth, GeorgiaMembers  1038WRX Points: 142Handicap: 5.3Posts: 1,038 Platinum Tees
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    Really like the look at address, improvement in the overall looks department to me.
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    Callaway Mavrik Ventus Black
    Callaway Mini 1.5 Rogue 130
    Callaway Mavrik 5 wood Rogue 130
    Callaway Apex cf19 4-PW Project X LZ
    Callaway Jaws MD5 Raw 50S, 54X Vokey WW 58V
    Toulon Garage Las Vegas H7

  • nova6868nova6868 Members  5012WRX Points: 344Handicap: 2.1Posts: 5,012 Titanium Tees
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    Wow, those look so nice at address.
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  • KaexoKaexo Members  864WRX Points: 90Posts: 864 Golden Tee
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    How can they improve on the "best **** golf clubs period."?🤔😪🙄
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  • cpalmiericpalmieri Tour Winner Members  26WRX Points: 67Posts: 26 Bunkers
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    Game improvement look at address with no offset. Interesting idea.
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  • buckeyeflbuckeyefl Members  6106WRX Points: 1,101Posts: 6,106 Titanium Tees
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    Innovative and groundbreaking technology. Very unique.
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  • sdandreasdandrea Steve Members  2668WRX Points: 533Handicap: 11Posts: 2,668 Titanium Tees
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    More screws?
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    • Cobra Max 10.5*
    • Adams Speedline 5w
    • Callaway BB 7h
    • Snake Eyes 600C 8- SW*
    • Odyssey VLine
  • ncglfrncglfr Members  160WRX Points: 0Posts: 160
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    Doesn't look like a Ping. I like it.
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  • FairwayFredFairwayFred Sponsors  4435WRX Points: 701Posts: 4,435 Titanium Tees
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    Looks like more offset in the short irons especially than the current 0311T. I like the muscle alot better and the lack of white in the bottom scoreline.
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    (still a huge club HO)
  • Petunia SprinklePetunia Sprinkle Future King of France Unregistered  5362WRX Points: 150Posts: 5,362 Titanium Tees
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    His bag is like soooooo totally boring now.
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  • LlortamaiseyLlortamaisey Members  6087WRX Points: 449Posts: 6,087 Titanium Tees
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    Looks like the heads are a little bigger than the set I had. To accommodate a larger logo perhaps?
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  • MCCAMCCA Members  2882WRX Points: 145Posts: 2,882 Titanium Tees
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    Are they full forged or like callaway & Titleist Ap 2/3's??
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  • dhen9dhen9 Members  885WRX Points: 181Posts: 885 Golden Tee
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    It seems every visible edge has been beveled in order to hide heft at address but profile still blade'ish. I like em.
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  • mtnbiker5mtnbiker5 Members  377WRX Points: 95Handicap: 11Posts: 377 Greens
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    I don't think the AP2 is a forged club actually and I don't think these are "prototypes" either. I bet PXG is already producing and I can't wait for the release.
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  • wcbjrwcbjr Members  2942WRX Points: 192Handicap: 1.2Posts: 2,942 Titanium Tees
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    <br />
    Where’s Bob now to tell us how much better these are than the originals?? .....which were supposedly the best in the world. : )<br />
    <br />
    <br />
    Not defending him, but you can improve on a world record...
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  • NokeNoke Unregistered  2239WRX Points: 299Posts: 2,239 Platinum Tees
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    Total snooze fest.
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  • ram01002ram01002 Members  1960WRX Points: 158Posts: 1,960 Platinum Tees
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    Leading edge is weird
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  • bogeyprobogeypro The Original Bogeypro ALClubWRX  3604WRX Points: 463Handicap: +1Posts: 3,604 ClubWRX
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    mtnbiker5 wrote:
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    I don't think the AP2 is a forged club actually and I don't think these are "prototypes" either. I bet PXG is already producing and I can't wait for the release.<br />
    <br />
    <br />
    AP2 is forged. It even says it right on the back of the club. Take off your over hyped over priced PXG glasses and realize that Bob is selling snake oil at extremely high prices....
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    TaylorMade SIM max driver 
    TaylorMade  M6 3 wood
    Titleist 818 H2 21* hybrid 
    Titleist 718 AP2 4-PW
    TaylorMade HiToe 50, 54, 58
    Scotty Cameron Fastback 1.5
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  • ElkElk Members  72WRX Points: 70Posts: 72 Bunkers
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    And now only $4000 per club lol.......actually I do like the feel and look of the 0311T Gen 1 sticks. Just more than I would spend on a set or irons. My game would not improve enough to justify the cost.<br /><br />
    bogeypro wrote:
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    mtnbiker5 wrote:
    <br />
    I don't think the AP2 is a forged club actually and I don't think these are "prototypes" either. I bet PXG is already producing and I can't wait for the release.<br />
    <br />
    <br />
    AP2 is forged. It even says it right on the back of the club. Take off your over hyped over priced PXG glasses and realize that Bob is selling snake oil at extremely high prices....<br />
    <br />
    <br />
    Bingo
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  • bogeyprobogeypro The Original Bogeypro ALClubWRX  3604WRX Points: 463Handicap: +1Posts: 3,604 ClubWRX
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    I've figured it out... mtnbiker5 is actually bob parsons.... every post he makes is about PXG. He must be paid to do it.
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    TaylorMade SIM max driver 
    TaylorMade  M6 3 wood
    Titleist 818 H2 21* hybrid 
    Titleist 718 AP2 4-PW
    TaylorMade HiToe 50, 54, 58
    Scotty Cameron Fastback 1.5
  • JagpilotohioJagpilotohio 45+ inch drivers are evil. Columbus, OHMembers  7324WRX Points: 644Handicap: 1.8Posts: 7,324 Titanium Tees
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    wcbjr wrote:
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    <br />
    Where’s Bob now to tell us how much better these are than the originals?? .....which were supposedly the best in the world. : )<br />
    <br />
    <br />
    Not defending him, but you can improve on a world record...<br />
    <br />
    <br />
    Did the smiley face not tip off my sarcasm?
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    9.5* Cobra LTD, Old school Grafalloy Blue, 43.5"
    14* Cally 815 alpha fuji 665 X 42"
    16* Cally 815 alpha fuji 665 X, 41.5" (set to 17*)
    19* Titleist 816 H2 fuji 8.8X TS 40.0"
    4-7 2016 Hogan PTx, KBS Tour V, 120X.  
    PXG gen 1 tours 8 & 9 Proto 125 F5 hardstepped 1x.
    Ping glide 2 46-12, 50-12, 54-14 (at 55) stealth, Vokey SM6 60M (61). Wedges Recoil Proto 125 F5
    33.5" Ghost spider slant neck.
    Srixon Z-star XV
    Jones Trouper Bag
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  • jcg132jcg132 PTPOTCW StamvegasMembers  1110WRX Points: 78Posts: 1,110 Platinum Tees
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    Spoke with PXG today, no new irons slated for release at this point.
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    Ping G410 Plus 9.5° - Mitsubishi Chemical Tensei CK Pro White 60 TX (44.75", Flat Setting, D4)
    Ping G410 16.5° - Oban Kiyoshi Purple 75 04 (43", Tipped 0.5", Flat Setting, D4)
    Ping G410 18° - Fujikura Pro 2.0 Hybrid 8 S (40.25”, Tipped 0.5", Flat Setting, D4)
    PXG 0311 XF Gen2 4 -  Oban CT-100 S (1.0° Weak, D4)
    PXG 0311 P Gen2 5-7 - Oban CT-115 S (D4)
    PXG 0311 T Gen2 8-9 - Oban CT-115 S (1.0° Strong, D4)
    PXG 0311 T Gen2 PW - Oban CT-115 S (1.0° Strong, D5)
    Vokey SM8 Raw 49.11°F - Oban CT-115 S (Thin Top Line, 2.0° Flat, D5)
    Vokey SM8 Raw 54.12°D - True Temper Dynamic Gold S200 (Tour Grind, 2.0° Flat, D5)
    Vokey SM8 Raw 59.07°M - True Temper Dynamic Gold S200 (Tour Grind & Smooth Grind Lines, 2.0° Flat, D5)
    Scotty Cameron 009M Carbon - 34", 3.5°, 70°

    2019 Titleist Pro V1x
    Golf Pride MCC Plus4
    FootJoy Pure Touch Limited
    Sun Mountain C130S
    Clicgear Model 8.0
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