WITB- ImVelvetThunder

ImVelvetThunderImVelvetThunder Members Posts: 1 ClubWRX
I’m a long time reader of golfwrx (like 4-5 years), and finally decided to contribute. I thought I’d make my first post some background and my WITB, since I’ve finally finished a year long overhaul of most of the bag.



For background, I got really into the game avidly in 2011 after finishing college and starting grad school in 2010. Prior to that time I would play like 5 or 6 times a year from middle school up through college. Since 2012, I’ve averaged 35-40 rounds a year and have continued to improve, getting down to a current cap of 7.6. I haven’t taken a lesson in probably like 12 years, so the improvement has really been through just becoming more consistent, getting a better feel for what shots to play, and avoiding blowup holes. As my yardages show, I’m not a long hitter. 2018 has been my best fairway and GIR year at 61% of fairways and 49% of greens in regulation, to go along with 32.9 putts/round. Most memorable round this year was definitely getting to go play Torrey Pines South (and the front 9 of the North course) when I had an extra day in SD on a business trip. Also made a stop in the Scotty Gallery Store while on that trip.



Additionally, for context, I thought it’d be fun to include a history of previous equipment with my current bag setup.



Current Setup (Year added to bag):

Mizuno JPX 900 9.5° Fujikura Speeder 569 Evolution II 57 g R-flex (2018)

Callaway GBB Epic Sub Zero 15° (Set to 16°) Aldila Rogue I/O 70 g R-flex (2018)

Taylormade Aeroburner TP 4 22° Rescue Matrix Ozik White Tie HX4 80 g R-flex (2016)

Mizuno JPX 919 Forged 4, 5 (1°U, -2° loft) KBS Tour 90 95 g R-flex (2018)

Mizuno JPX 919 Tour 6-PW (1°U) KBS Tour 90 95 g R-flex (2018)

Callaway Mack Daddy Forged Slate 50.10°, 54.10° (Bent to 55°), 60.08° True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue (Blue) S200 107 g (2018)

Titleist Scotty Cameron Select Squareback (2014)

Callaway Chrome Soft (Truvis), Kirkland Signature, Taylormade Tour Preferred (2016)

Mizuno Aerolite SPR Stand Bag (2012)

Mizuno Pro, Titleist Perma-Soft Gloves (2016/2017)

Lamkin UTx Cord Std., Scotty Cameron 11 in. Matador White Grips (2018)



Yardages

1W-245, 3W-215, 4H-195, 4i-182, 5i-170, 6i-158, 7i-147, 8i-135, 9i-122, PW-110, AW-100, SW-85, LW-70



Previous Equipment:

Drivers: Nike Machspeed Black Round (2012) Titleist 910 D2 (2012-2014), Nike VR Pro LE (2014), Titleist 913 D2 (2015-2018)



Fairway Woods: Nike Machspeed 3W (2012), Taylormade R11S TP 3W (2013), Titleist 910F 3W (2013-2014), Nike VR Pro LE 3&5W (2014), Titleist 913F 3W (2015-2016), Nike Vapor Fly 3HL (2016), Callaway Big Bertha V Series Heavenwood (2016-2018)



Hybrids: Mizuno MP 650 17° (2012-2013), Mizuno JPX FliHi 3-5Hy (2012-2013), Mizuno MP 650 19° (2014), Titleist 910H 4Hy (2014), Titleist 913H 4Hy (2015-2016)



Irons: Mizuno JPX 800 Dynamic Gold SL R300 6-GW (2012-2018, 4&5 Iron added 2014), Mizuno JPX 825 Pro 4-PW (2018)



Wedges: Mizuno JPX 800 SW (2012-2013), Mizuno JPX S1 60° (2012-2013), Mizuno JPX S2 54° & 60° (2014-2018)



Putters: Nike Ignite 004 (2012), Ping iN 1/2 Wack-E (2012-2013), Never Compromise Sub 30 Type 20 (2013-2014), Nike Method Midnight 008 (2014)

Comments

  • LongballjockLongballjock Members Posts: 160
    Great post , great set of sticks. Very well structured for a first post.



    And my god the Scotty cover selection is Ace.

    Hope the new sticks are bringing down the scores.
    What's in the bag

    Driver: Cobra F8 9*
    w/ UST elements Chrome
    4wood : Taylormade "07" Burner TP 17.5*
    W/ Fujikura Blur 75x
    Hyrbid: Adams super 9031 21.5*
    W/ Diamana D+ 82s
    Irons : Lynx Prowler VT 5-pw
    W/ Recoil 780 F5
    Wedges: Nike Forged 50* Engage 54*&60* (TS&DS)
    W/ Aldila Multicomp 105
    Putter: Nike Method 001 Flow neck (oven Proto)

    Ball: Callaway Chromesoft X
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