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  • Rory4PresRory4Pres  1288WRX Points: 336Handicap: highMembers Posts: 1,288
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    Lets' face some facts. If you play golf for a living and your financial life depends on getting the ball in the whole, I guarantee that you would use whatever worked the best no matter what it looks like. I truly believe that the casual golfer kinda feels the same way. They just want whatever makes them better. Hardcore guys like us are that way to a certain degree but also with various twists. For me, I want the best looking putter (in my eyes) that gets it in the hole but I have let ego get the best of me at times and have used putters based on name alone.



    But, these in my estimation will only attract the hardcore Scotty guys but from what I've read here and elsewhere, even those guys are running for cover with these fugly sticks.




    Correct. He's neglecting his followers (not giving them what they really want). How sad is it that people have to send out their Scotty's to Slighter and others just to get the toe hang and look they want.



    So Side bar...is the Toulon Las Vegas slant neck the overall Best new piece of equipment of 2019?! I think so. Looking at the new driver and putter options I think so, with the PXG $575 driver coming in second. I feel like TM went backwards with the M5 and M6. Didn't love the 2019 Bettinardi lineup, didn't hate it either, just nothing to give me the buying itch.
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    -Vokeys 46.06, 52.12, 60.04/60.07 -SC Tei3 LN np2

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  • ParParAgainParParAgain  106WRX Points: 33Members Posts: 106
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    OK. I seem to be the odd man out here.



    I REALLY like the compact mallet, in black, with NO wings, and a single sight line.



    Clean, minimal design.



    Granted, lime green would not be my first choice of colour for the sight line.



    And yes, that beautiful compact black mallet is decidedly derivative in design: shades of Ketch, shades of Spyder-mini, plus a whole lot of Bobby Grace influences: especially Fat Lady and Amazing Grace.



    SC has always been derivative in his designs: like Apple, he takes other people's designs and then refines them, usually for the better.
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  • Ngjg21Ngjg21  898WRX Points: 103Handicap: 3.0Members Posts: 898
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    I don't mind these at all. Obviously would have to see how they'd perform next to evnroll or even the old Golo 5/7 from 2014. Assuming they roll it well I'd play it...though the sighline would need to be blacked out.



    To be clear, though, I wouldn't buy one at full retail unless testing proved it to be head and shoulders above the competition.
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  • SubaruWRXSubaruWRX  3714WRX Points: 480Members Posts: 3,714
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    Let’s be honest... If these did NOT have that Circle T logo and were made by Top Flite, Dunlop, Cure, or even Wilson, they wouldn’t even have a thread here. If they did get to the point of a dedicated thread, they’d be laughed at and nobody would even consider one at $99.



    ONLY because it comes from Cameron do they even get recognized at all.
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  • glenk69glenk69 G  114WRX Points: 51Handicap: 8Members Posts: 114
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    Wow these look sweet. Much better than all those dorky answer ripoffs he usually makes.
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  • braincramp52braincramp52 Freeport, Illinois 6050WRX Points: 1,336Handicap: 10Members Posts: 6,050
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    caloge wrote:


    to be fair to Scotty, his best designs are remixes. Give him a putter design will potential and he will turn it into the best looking version of itself. Give him a blank piece of paper and a pen, and, well, he has not produced much to write home about.




    Other than the wonderful Futura. Bask in its magnificence!







    I bought a futura when it first came out. I putted pretty good with it but I almost got laughed out of golf league.
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    Ping G400 driver
    Ping Anser 17,20,23,27 Hybrids 
    Wilson Staff MB's 6-PW
    Ping Glide 3.0 50*
    Ping, Glide 54,58ES Wedge
    Scotty Cameron Newport 3

    Snell MTB X


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  • braincramp52braincramp52 Freeport, Illinois 6050WRX Points: 1,336Handicap: 10Members Posts: 6,050
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    OK. I seem to be the odd man out here.



    I REALLY like the compact mallet, in black, with NO wings, and a single sight line.



    Clean, minimal design.



    Granted, lime green would not be my first choice of colour for the sight line.



    And yes, that beautiful compact black mallet is decidedly derivative in design: shades of Ketch, shades of Spyder-mini, plus a whole lot of Bobby Grace influences: especially Fat Lady and Amazing Grace.



    SC has always been derivative in his designs: like Apple, he takes other people's designs and then refines them, usually for the better.




    He has made them prettier but not necessarily better.
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    Ping G400 driver
    Ping Anser 17,20,23,27 Hybrids 
    Wilson Staff MB's 6-PW
    Ping Glide 3.0 50*
    Ping, Glide 54,58ES Wedge
    Scotty Cameron Newport 3

    Snell MTB X


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  • Katke87Katke87  162WRX Points: 53Handicap: 9Members Posts: 162
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    Rock on, Jetsons! The man sure knows how to make money
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    Callaway Epic driver, 13.5° set at 14.5° Diamana M40, A flex
    Callaway Epic 5 wood, 18° set at 19°, Diamana M40, A flex
    King Cobra F7 3h (19°), Fujikura Pro 75H, A flex
    King Cobra Baffler 4h (23°) & 5h (26°), Aldila NV-HL, A flex
    Titleist 718 AP1, 6-gap wedge, Tensei CK series, A flex
    Callaway 2017 PM Grind 56°/13° & 60°/10°, KBS Tour-V, wedge flex
    All grips Golf Pride New Decade Multi Compound
    Bettinardi Inovai 3.0, Bettinardi/Lamkin deep etch grip
    Ping Hoofer bag
    Headcovers Stitch, HeadGear, Jan Craig, Fore Ewe, Winston Collection
    Titleist Pro V1X
    Rovic & Clicgear push carts
  • StanksStanks Everything I post is confrontational  1687WRX Points: 228Handicap: ?Members Posts: 1,687
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    These look real nice. I am digging them exponentially.



    Just keep in mind that Scotty Cameron dictates what he is gonna put out there for sale. And trust that they will most definitely sell.
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  • BRIDGESTONE1BRIDGESTONE1  452WRX Points: 50Members Posts: 452
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    All about the headcover, anyways.
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    TM 2017 M2 9.5 Aldila Rogue 70X
    TM RBZ Tour 14.5 Diamana Ahina 72X
    Bridgestone J38 3-PW KBS C-Taper 125S+
    Bridgestone J40 54* / 60* DG Spinner
    Odyssey #7 Tank
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    Stanks wrote:


    These look real nice. I am digging them exponentially.



    Just keep in mind that Scotty Cameron dictates what he is gonna put out there for sale. And trust that they will most definitely sell.




    As I’m starting up my company, I just wish my brand was as strong as his. Produce a bad product, still sells millions. Adds a “T” stamp to it, raises the price by 10x. Then sells accessories for as much as competitors drivers.



    Just a marketing genius
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    Cobra F9 Speedback 9.................................Mitsubishi PO 70 TX
    Tour Edge CBX 13.5.......................................Rombax P95 X
    Tour Edge CBX 18..........................................Rombax P95 X
    Mizuno MP-18 FliHi 4,5................................DGTIX100
    Mizuno MP-25 6-9........................................DGTIX100
    Callaway MD Forged 46, 50, 56, 60........DGTIS400
    Scotty Cameron 5.5M...................................Grip Master
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  • J9293J9293  341WRX Points: 137Members Posts: 341
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    ago33 wrote:

    Stanks wrote:


    These look real nice. I am digging them exponentially.



    Just keep in mind that Scotty Cameron dictates what he is gonna put out there for sale. And trust that they will most definitely sell.




    As I’m starting up my company, I just wish my brand was as strong as his. Produce a bad product, still sells millions. Adds a “T” stamp to it, raises the price by 10x. Then sells accessories for as much as competitors drivers.



    Just a marketing genius




    I’m just going to leave this here for you to all digest. This sums up the cult following of Cameron very well.



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    Driver: [font=verdana, geneva, lucida,]Ping G400 Max - HZRDUS Yellow Handcrafted 6.0[/font]
    3 Wood:[font=verdana, geneva, lucida,] Ping G400 - Alta CB[/font]
    Hybrid:[font=verdana, geneva, lucida,] Ping G400 - Alta CB[/font]
    Irons: [font=verdana, geneva, lucida,]Bridgestone J40 DPC - LZ 6.0[/font]
    Wedges:[font=verdana, geneva, lucida,] Callaway X-Forged - S300[/font]
    Putter:[font=verdana, geneva, lucida,] Scotty Cameron Red X5[/font]
    Ball:[font=verdana, geneva, lucida,] Titleist Pro V1x[/font]
  • Sooner1Sooner1  678WRX Points: 60Members Posts: 678
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    mike_fbn wrote:
    I'd be curious to go back and look at the Taylormade Tour Spider thread when the first images went public. I think once could argue that putter changed the game. I've always been a newport/monterey guy, but I love the Tour Spider and I can't find anything that makes more putts. It took a lot to get used to looking at, but now its pure confidence. That said, the quality of the materials and how its manufactured leave a lot to be desired. Say what you want about Cameron, the quality and attention to detail are never compromised... whether you like the styling or not.



    Now back to the regularly scheduled Cameron bashing!




    Jason Day putted with a spider for 2 years before you could get one like his because it was a 10-15 step process to make it. They sold 25 of them after he won the PGA and they sold out in less than 2 min. They went on to increase in value until they publicly released them over 9 months later. The spider was a hit from day 1, at least in its current form.
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    Sooner1 wrote:

    mike_fbn wrote:
    I'd be curious to go back and look at the Taylormade Tour Spider thread when the first images went public. I think once could argue that putter changed the game. I've always been a newport/monterey guy, but I love the Tour Spider and I can't find anything that makes more putts. It took a lot to get used to looking at, but now its pure confidence. That said, the quality of the materials and how its manufactured leave a lot to be desired. Say what you want about Cameron, the quality and attention to detail are never compromised... whether you like the styling or not.



    Now back to the regularly scheduled Cameron bashing!




    Jason Day putted with a spider for 2 years before you could get one like his because it was a 10-15 step process to make it. They sold 25 of them after he won the PGA and they sold out in less than 2 min. They went on to increase in value until they publicly released them over 9 months later. The spider was a hit from day 1, at least in its current form.




    And Jason Day started using a Spider about 6 years after it was introduced. If I remember correctly he switched from a Ghost Tour mallet to the spider towards the end of 2014 and the Spider was introduced in 2008.



    I don't think the reaction to an ugly Taylormade putter would be as drastic as that of one to an ugly Cameron. They've both been making ugly putters for years but TM's putter business revolves around technology and MOI where Scotty release 95% traditional putters and 5% hideous monsters.
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  • MCozMCoz Napa, CA 910WRX Points: 123Handicap: +1Members Posts: 910
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    03trdblack wrote:


    I actually thought the shape looked similar to the Bobby Grace F18.


    "Donny Xerox" has never been as creative as Bobby Grace under whatever name you know him by.
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    DRIVER- TaylorMade 2020 SIM - 10.5 (set at 10.0) 460 Tour issue/Fuji Ventus 6 S
    3wd- TM SIM 15* Fujikura VENTUS  Red 7-S
    5wd- TM M5 Fuikura Speeder 857 TR  S (serial # 0000010) 
    1i - Cleveland HiBore 16* Tour Dept 3.2 torque S tipped 1" (2-3i replacement)
    #3 TM SIM MAX Fujikura Atmos Blue 8.8 HY -S
    Tour 5 - TM RBZ Stg 2 23.5* Fuji MCH 80-S 
    Irons 4 & 5-TM M1 Fuji Pro 95i - S ,6 thru 9, PW TM P760 Fujikura Pro 95i-S
    SW- TaylorMade Hi Toe 56* (bent to 54* 4-way grind 105 Modus S
    LW- TaylorMade HI TOE- custom personalized grind 58* NS Pro 980 GH-S
    Putter- Bobby Grace-- M.Coz Bandsaw Prototype
    16 clubs, two options out depending on the course
  • scratchswingerscratchswinger  16426WRX Points: 342Members Posts: 16,426
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    J9293 wrote:

    ago33 wrote:

    Stanks wrote:


    These look real nice. I am digging them exponentially.



    Just keep in mind that Scotty Cameron dictates what he is gonna put out there for sale. And trust that they will most definitely sell.




    As I’m starting up my company, I just wish my brand was as strong as his. Produce a bad product, still sells millions. Adds a “T” stamp to it, raises the price by 10x. Then sells accessories for as much as competitors drivers.



    Just a marketing genius




    I’m just going to leave this here for you to all digest. This sums up the cult following of Cameron very well.








    Hahaha that video and that voice. I can’t say anything though, I have too many good friends that love his putters and other stuff.
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  • StanksStanks Everything I post is confrontational  1687WRX Points: 228Handicap: ?Members Posts: 1,687
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    J9293 wrote:

    ago33 wrote:

    Stanks wrote:


    These look real nice. I am digging them exponentially.



    Just keep in mind that Scotty Cameron dictates what he is gonna put out there for sale. And trust that they will most definitely sell.




    As I’m starting up my company, I just wish my brand was as strong as his. Produce a bad product, still sells millions. Adds a “T” stamp to it, raises the price by 10x. Then sells accessories for as much as competitors drivers.



    Just a marketing genius




    I’m just going to leave this here for you to all digest. This sums up the cult following of Cameron very well.








    Those dudes are looney tunes, brah. I’m a local guy supporting a local business that just happens to be making some seriously amazing putters.



    SC is a stand up cat and his product backs up his lifestyle. He is a perfectionist and had an incredible eye for detail. He’s made it this far because of that and has a pretty comfort nest egg to chill on due to just that.



    His s*** stinks. Take the big whiff.
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  • scratchswingerscratchswinger  16426WRX Points: 342Members Posts: 16,426
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    These are not as bad as people are making them out to be.
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  • CCUgolfer23CCUgolfer23  3112WRX Points: 110Members Posts: 3,112
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    tatertot wrote:


    You guys realize the goal of a putter is to put the ball in the hole, right? But 90% of GolfWRX has made a decision on these without hitting a ball with them.



    I forgot, WRXers are so good, they can't putt with something that isn't beautiful.




    You do realize that aesthetics are a major factor in golf clubs sales don’t you?
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    PXG 0811X 9*: Graphite Design AD BB 6X
    PXG 0341 15*: Graphite Design AD BB 7X
    Callaway GBB 18*: Graphite Design AD DI 9X
    Tour issue 913HD 20* Graphite Design AD DI 105X
    Bridgestone J38 DPC 4-PW: KBS Tour 120 S
    Taylormade Tour Preferred 52* and Tour issue 56*/ 58*
    Scotty Cameron Circa 62 #1
  • noodle3872noodle3872 Chilliwack B.C. Canada 3119WRX Points: 518Handicap: 8.3Members Posts: 3,119
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    The T-12 will have my attention when/if it makes its way to retail this season. Not a huge fan of the yellow paint fill but I realize that is a simple thing to fix. If these don't make retail, I will continue to be happy rolling my Futura 5M H17 or Futura 7M.
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    Callaway Mavrik SZ 10.5° driver Diamana ZF 50 S Flex

    Callaway Mavrik 10.5° driver Diamana DF 50 S Flex

    Callaway Mavrik 15° fairway wood Diamana BF 60 S Flex

    Callaway Mavrik 20° hybrid MMT 90 S Flex

    Mizuno JPX 919 Hot Metal Pro 5-PW Modus3 Tour 105 S flex

    Mizuno S18 Gunmetal Wedges 50-07, 54-12, 58-12 and 62-08 Modus3 115 Wedge

    Odyssey Stroke Lab Ten S

    Titleist Yellow Pro V1

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    J9293 wrote:

    ago33 wrote:

    Stanks wrote:


    These look real nice. I am digging them exponentially.



    Just keep in mind that Scotty Cameron dictates what he is gonna put out there for sale. And trust that they will most definitely sell.




    As I'm starting up my company, I just wish my brand was as strong as his. Produce a bad product, still sells millions. Adds a "T" stamp to it, raises the price by 10x. Then sells accessories for as much as competitors drivers.



    Just a marketing genius




    I'm just going to leave this here for you to all digest. This sums up the cult following of Cameron very well.



    [media=]




    Hahaha that video and that voice. I can't say anything though, I have too many good friends that love his putters and other stuff.


    I'll see your double twisty and raise you a triple lindy

    [media=]
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    Ping G400 10*
    Ping G400 14.5*
    W/S C300 20*/23*
    W/S C300 Forged 4-P
    W/S PMP 50/54/58
    TM Ardmore 3
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  • playmuchplaymuch  977WRX Points: 95Members Posts: 977
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    Willian70 wrote:


    Kinda looks like a BB56 from Bettinardi. Or ping ketsch.


    exactly what i thought
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    These are not as bad as people are making them out to be.




    That's an awesome marketing slogan. These aren't as bad as everyone says they are. image/smile.png' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':)' />
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    Ping G400 driver
    Ping Anser 17,20,23,27 Hybrids 
    Wilson Staff MB's 6-PW
    Ping Glide 3.0 50*
    Ping, Glide 54,58ES Wedge
    Scotty Cameron Newport 3

    Snell MTB X


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  • GolfChannelGolfChannel Orlando, Florida 2381WRX Points: 640Handicap: 0.9Members Posts: 2,381
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    Cameron trying to test the limits of the SC Fanboy Kool-Aid...

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    Driver: Ping G410 Plus w/Tensei Orange
    3 Wood: Titleist TS2 w/HZRDUS Smoke
    Hybrid: Titleist 718 H2 w/Atmos Blue TS 
    Irons: Ping iBlade Nippon AWT 2.0 Stiff
    Wedges: Callaway MD3 50, 54, and 58
    Putter: Original Odyssey White Hot XG No. 7
    Ball: Bridgestone XS
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    glenk69 wrote:


    Wow these look sweet. Much better than all those dorky answer ripoffs he usually makes.




    answer?
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    wcbjr wrote:

    glenk69 wrote:


    Wow these look sweet. Much better than all those dorky answer ripoffs he usually makes.




    answer?
    I think they meant Anser.
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    Titleist TS4 9.5° Tour AD DI 7X Titleist M580 M580 Cord

    Titleist TS2 13.5° Tour AD DI 8X Titleist M580 M580 Cord

    Titleist TS2 19° Tour AD DI 105X Titleist M580 M580 Cord

    Titleist T100 4-PW, 50° Nippon MODUS Pro 130 S Titleist M580 M580 Cord

    Special Select NP2

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    lawsonman wrote:



    These are not as bad as people are making them out to be.




    That's an awesome marketing slogan. These aren't as bad as everyone says they are. image/smile.png' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':)' />




    Every putter company has very ugly high MOI mallets. It’s nothing new and most are not much better looking than these. Look at the shapes of some of the Ping mallets or the original JDay Spider. People are complaining about green lines on this putter, that thing was red, no alignment, and sat closed but people loved it. The fact that it’s Cameron and people have a Mob Mentality is really what is going on here.
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    tatertot wrote:


    You guys realize the goal of a putter is to put the ball in the hole, right? But 90% of GolfWRX has made a decision on these without hitting a ball with them.



    I forgot, WRXers are so good, they can't putt with something that isn't beautiful.




    You do realize that aesthetics are a major factor in golf clubs sales don't you?




    This from a guy that has 2 PXG clubs in his bag?
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    Driver: TaylorMade M3, 10.5*
    Hybrid: Titleist 816 H1, 19*
    Long Iron: Ping iE1, 26*
    Mid Iron: Ping iE1, 32*
    Short Iron: Ping iE1, 41*
    Wedge: Ping iE1, 45*
    Gap: Ping Glide SS, 52*
    Lob: Ping Glide ES, 60*
    Putter: Yes Callie Mid, 41"
    Ball: Bridgestone Tour B XS
    Bag: Ping Mascot
  • DFS PFDDFS PFD  1371WRX Points: 555Handicap: 1.8Members Posts: 1,371
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    tatertot wrote:


    tatertot wrote:


    You guys realize the goal of a putter is to put the ball in the hole, right? But 90% of GolfWRX has made a decision on these without hitting a ball with them.



    I forgot, WRXers are so good, they can't putt with something that isn't beautiful.




    You do realize that aesthetics are a major factor in golf clubs sales don't you?




    This from a guy that has 2 PXG clubs in his bag?


    Why do you care? You said the goal is to get the ball in the hole?
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    G410 LST  HZRDUS Smoke Hulk 6.5TX 60g 
    Epic Flash SZ 15* Tensei PW 80TX
    2-PW Ping Blueprint DG X7
    55* MG Raw Tour issue S400
    60* Hi-Toe Tour Issue S400
    TOULON Garage San Diego

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    lawsonman wrote:



    These are not as bad as people are making them out to be.




    That's an awesome marketing slogan. These aren't as bad as everyone says they are. image/smile.png' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':)' />




    Every putter company has very ugly high MOI mallets. It’s nothing new and most are not much better looking than these. Look at the shapes of some of the Ping mallets or the original JDay Spider. People are complaining about green lines on this putter, that thing was red, no alignment, and sat closed but people loved it. The fact that it’s Cameron and people have a Mob Mentality is really what is going on here.


    True scratch. But those other ugly mallets are selling for a few hundred bucks, not thousands.
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    Ping G400 driver
    Ping Anser 17,20,23,27 Hybrids 
    Wilson Staff MB's 6-PW
    Ping Glide 3.0 50*
    Ping, Glide 54,58ES Wedge
    Scotty Cameron Newport 3

    Snell MTB X


    Just because your offended doesn't mean you're right
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