Fairway advice (does not have to be the newest model)

Hey guys, I very rarely play my 3w, but when I do, I tend to miss mine on the toe. With my current 3w, I get severely punished on those. Can anyone recommend a 3w that may be a little more friendly on the toe side?

Ping Anser Driver 9 turned to 9.5 with diamana ahina shaft
Cobra Baffler set to 17.5 with the Red Tie shaft
Titleist 818 H1 with the Tensei Pro White 90 shaft
Taylormade P790 Irons (5-PW) with Project X shafts
Callaway MD3 wedges (50 & 54) with KBS Tour shafts
Callaway PM grind (58) with KBS Tour shaft
Odyssey White Ice #7


  • dubbelbogeydubbelbogey Posts: 370 ✭✭

    I just started to play a 2015 modely Callaway XR 3w. I'd say it's generally quite forgiving - certainly more so than my old original Steelhead.

  • Lord HelmetLord Helmet Members Posts: 8,623 ✭✭

    g25. fall asleep during swing, wake up, ball will be in fairway.

    Cobra F9 - Atmos TS Black 6x
    Cobra F9 3w - Atmos TS Blue 7x
    718 TMB 19* - DG AMT White s300
    Srixon 565/765 Combo 5-PW - Project X 5.5hs
    SM5 50,54,58,62 - F,K,S Grinds - Rifle 6.0
    Bettinardi Inovai 3.0 CS
    Pro V1x
  • RuffingItRuffingIt Posts: 153 ✭✭

    setup to the ball a touch closer maybe?

    Ping G400 LST 8.5˚ (Kuro Kage Silver Tini X)
    Ping G410 3 wood (Ping Tour stiff)
    Nike vr pro ltd 5 wood (UST Mamiya VTS 85S silver)
    Nike vr pro combo 3-PW (S300)
    Nike Engage 55˚ss, 60˚ds
    Ping Karsten TR Anser 5 33"

    in rotation
    Nike Method Origin B2-01 33" / Nike Method Matter B2-01 33"
  • RainShadowRainShadow Tucson AZ (for now)Members Posts: 3,609 ✭✭

    XHot or X2Hot

    Ping G400 10.5 Hzrdus Yellow 75
    Rogue 4 wd. Atmos Blue TS 7 
    G 410 19* Tour 85
    Apex  23 & 26 Kuro Kage
    Cobra Forged Tec Black 6-GW Modus 105s (In Play) / Srixon Z765 6-GW Modus 105s (Standing By)
    MackDaddy4 Black 54 S and RTX 3 Raw 58* 
     Bettinardi '16 BB1 / '16 Bettinardi Tiki /  '17 Studio Stock 8
    Chrome Soft / TP5/ Wilson Staff FG Tour
  • studatnustudatnu Members Posts: 1,200 ✭✭

    You can't go wrong with the Razr Fit Xtreme FWs...love mine

    Callaway Rogue 10.5* (D & -1*) w/ GD Tour AD-DI 6
    Callaway RFX 16.5* w/ Fubuki Tour 63g
    Callaway RFX 21* w/ Aldila Trinity  75g
    TaylorMade UDI 20* w/ Aerotech i110cw
    TaylorMade MC TP 4-PW w/ Aerotech i125cw
    TaylorMade XFT 54*, 60*
    Odyssey #9 Stroke Lab - 33"
    TaylorMade Lethal
  • MarkripMarkrip Boss fan 62 Members Posts: 1,582 ✭✭

    I have a Tight Lies 2 that keeps finding it’s way back in my bag.

    Driver - Cobra F7
    3w- Adams Tight Speedline Super LS
    Hybrid - Cobra F8 19
    Irons- Adams XTD 4-PW
    Wedges- Tour Edge CB Pro 50, 54 , 58
    Putter- Tour Edge HP Series 01
  • GehlyGehly ClubWRX Posts: 1,977 ClubWRX

    like the M4 (non-Tour) on toe strikes
    or look at the new Epic Flash 3 wood

  • gsrjcgsrjc TOC Members Posts: 1,252 ✭✭

    Set the ball off the heel of the club and see what happens. Also the club could be too short for you.

  • BiggErnBiggErn Members Posts: 2,179 ✭✭

    Toe shots usually mean you’re too steep on the downswing or you’re coming out of your posture or both.

  • gvogelgvogel Members Posts: 7,170 ✭✭

    @Lord Helmet said:
    g25. fall asleep during swing, wake up, ball will be in fairway.

    That makes two of us.

    On Sundays, I used to play hickory
  • DoublebuckDoublebuck Doublebuck Posts: 1,141 ✭✭

    TM V-Sole

  • cardoustiecardoustie haha, we don't play for 5's Members Posts: 11,606 ✭✭

    2016 Cally GBB

    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 Glide SS 53* & ES 59* Wrx SF125s
    Piretti Matera Elite (torched)
  • JAMH03JAMH03 Members Posts: 282 ✭✭

    @clemsontiger1 said:
    Hey guys, I very rarely play my 3w, but when I do, I tend to miss mine on the toe. With my current 3w, I get severely punished on those. Can anyone recommend a 3w that may be a little more friendly on the toe side?

    Get a 4wd and leave your friends #AMAZED

    Comparisons are odious.

  • blazman11blazman11 Members Posts: 451 ✭✭

    The Callaway Fusion from 2-3 yrs ago is a club that I have no plans of ever getting rid of. I’ve tried to beat it with an M2, Rogue, TEE, Cobra F7/8 and none came close. Cobra LTD would be my second choice. Just a lovely head shape to me and solid club.

    I was not a fan of stock shafts in Fusion. Aldila Rogue silver 70 works best for me.

  • asumnerdawgasumnerdawg Members Posts: 318 ✭✭

    I play a TEE cb pro strong 3w and a cobra f6 baffler as my 5w. Couldn't be happier. The TEE is just a monster. I like to have a good lie if I'm going at it off the deck, but the baffler is a "get-out-of-jail" club. I also use it off the tee.

    Driver: Cobra F8+ with Evenflow Blue 65 6.5
    3wd: TEE CB Pro 14.5 Speeder 757 stiff
    5wd: Cobra F6 Baffler set at 17.5
    3H- Ping G with Evenflow Blue 85 6.0
    4 iron: G400 green dot CFS stiff, It's stamped 5 iron but power spec at 22* I use it as 4 iron
    5-PW: Ping i15 green dot AWT stiff
    52/12 F: Vokey sm7 2 up
    58/12 D: Vokey sm7 2 up
    Putter: Ping Anser Milled 5
    Ball: Titleist Pro V1 X
  • Jackal66Jackal66 Members Posts: 103 ✭✭

    I'm playing 2014 Big Bertha fairway woods.
    They are easy to hit, low profile, and cheap.
    Go somewhere and find a used one to hit.

  • MahamiltoMahamilto NYCMembers Posts: 1,853 ✭✭

    Go out and get a Titleist 917F2 and put the weight in the toe ("fade" setting). Like you, virtually all of my misses are toe side and most fairways either lose distance, over compensate with excess draw spin, or both. I had a Ping G 14.5* that left the bag quickly because my toe misses always ended up both short and left. The 917F2 weighted this way fixed all of that. It allowed me to make the club more fade biased, and the weighing also shifts the sweetspot just slightly toward the toe side by changing the COG.

    It isn't the longest on the market compared to some of the very low spin offerings out there, but it is very long in its own right. Most importantly, it is crazy consistent and accurate. Sound and feel is outstanding and it looks very minimalist behind the ball. Just love this club, and I was not bagging a fairway for 3-4 years prior to adding it to the bag.

    Great off the deck and tee, and can be picked up for pennies on the dollar now with the TS2/3 being out. The TS2 is a tad longer, but you can't throw the weight out to the toe and I feel the way my 917F2 is setup it is more forgiving for my game than the TS2 anyway.

    Titleist TS3 - 10.5 - HZRDUS Smoke Black 60g 6.5
    Titleist 917F2 - 15*, Diamana S+ LTD 80TX
    Titleist 716 T-MB 3-4-iron - KBS C-Taper 130x
    Titleist 716 T-MB 5-9-iron - DG AMT x100
    Titleist 718 AP2 PW, 50* - DG AMT x100
    Titleist SM7 55* S-Grind - DG AMT x100
    Titleist SM2 59.12* - DG Tour Issue x100
    Evnroll ER6-B
    Titleist AVX
    Titleist Staff Stand Bag
  • RogerinNewZealandRogerinNewZealand Members Posts: 2,311 ✭✭

    Ping G25 Is solid.
    Work out why impact is at the Toe vs centreish need a shorter club eg 43 or 42.5 long? Or too stiff?

    2019 April

    Ping G5 @ 10.5
    Callaway bb mini 12
    Callaway xr16 @ 15
    Tm V Steel @ 18
    Mizuno MP 63 DGR300 at D4

    Vokey SM5 50 08 F Old SM at 54 and SM6 58S 10

    Titleist Scotty Mid Slant Pro Platinum at 34 and a Half!

  • DamonjmDamonjm Members Posts: 10 ✭✭

    G25 for sure

  • sphna12dsphna12d Members Posts: 522 ✭✭

    Cleveland Mashie fairways and hybrids were very forgiving on the toe side miss.

  • LaymanMLaymanM Cincinnati, OHMembers Posts: 2,084 ✭✭

    Stop swinging over the top??

    PING G410 9* PX Evenflow Black 75 6.0
    PING G410 LST 3w PX Evenflow Black 85 6.0
    PING G410 5w PX Evenflow Black 85 6.0
    PING G410 4-PW AWT 2 0 stiff
    PING Stealth Glide 2.0 50ss/54ss/58ss
    PING Sigam G Tyne
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