2020 Cleveland Launcher HB Turbo driver, 2020 Cleveland Launcher HB Turbo woods

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  • mvhoffmanmvhoffman Mikey NEPAMembers  1719WRX Points: 219Handicap: 10Posts: 1,719 Platinum Tees
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    WOW... that's a nice looking driver

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    Driver - Mizuno ST 180 11.5u* w Kuro Kage Silver TiNi DC 60g S Shaft
                                                          Aldila RIP Phenom 70g X Shaft
                                                          Aldila NV 65 Green 65g S Shaft tipped 3/4in
    Fairway wood - 2015 Callaway Great Big Bertha 18* w Aldilla NV 75g S shaft
    Hybrid - Adams Pro Hybrid @ 20* w Aldilla NV 105g S shaft
    Irons/Wedges - Ping i25 4-LW w Ping CFS Stiff shafts
    Putter - Bastain Milled Flow Neck Fusion Golf Prototype w UST FF shaft @ 33"
    Ball - Callaway SuperSoft/SuperHot / Callaway Chrome Soft X
    Grips - Golf Pride NDMC Standard
    Putter Grip: Golf Pride SNSR Straight 104
  • mrmikeacmrmikeac Members  729WRX Points: 635Handicap: 6.5Posts: 729 Golden Tee
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    I’m pleasantly surprised! These look great! A little too toe’d in for me but overall, Cleveland has really stepped it up!

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    Driver: Ping G410 Plus, 9 Degree Head, Mitsubishi Chemical Tensei Orange 60 Stiff
    3 Hybrid: Tour Edge Exotics CBX 119, 20 Degrees, Project X Evenflow Blue 6.5 
    3 Iron: Wilson Staff Model Utility, 21 Degrees, KBS Hybrid 80 Gram Stiff
    4-PW: Mizuno MP20 MMC, KBS $ Taper 120 Stiff
    50 Degree: Titleist Vokey SM8, Jet Black, F Grind, 12 Degree Bounce, Nippon Pro Modus 125 Wedge Flex
    54 Degree: Titleist Vokey SM8, Jet Black, D Grind, 12 Degree Bounce, Nippon Pro Modus 125 Wedge Flex
    58 Degree: Titleist Vokey SM8, Jet Black, K Grind, 14 Degree Bounce, Nippon Pro Modus 125 Wedge Flex
    Putter: L.A.B. Golf B.2 Putter, 34” Stainless 
    Ball: Srixon Z Star 
  • 03trdblack03trdblack Wake Forest, NCClubWRX  2138WRX Points: 340Handicap: 1.5Posts: 2,138 ClubWRX
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    All they had to do was make it with a square face and I'd be interested. Maybe it's just the pictures but that looks hella closed which makes it a non starter. The old Hibore XL sat wide open and I loved that club!

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    Good looking club.. Lame name..

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  • mktroutmktrout Members  224WRX Points: 124Handicap: 6.4Posts: 224 Fairways
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    looks like a ping

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    Cobra Speedzone Xtreme w/ Atmos Tour Spec 60
    Cobra Speedsone 3 & 5 w/ Atmos Tour Spec 70
    4-GW PXG 0211 w/ Oban 115 S
    Taylormade MG2 54*
    Taylormade Hi-Toe 58*
    Scotty X7M
    Bridgestone BRXS

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  • GC70GC70 What's Next? State of HockeyClubWRX  7788WRX Points: 317Handicap: 7.1Posts: 7,788 Titanium Tees
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    Best looking Cleveland in years! What are the stock shafts?

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    Atmos Blue 6S
     Atmos Red 7S
    Atmos Blue 8S
    Apex CF19 4-AW C-Taper Lite
    SM7's RAW 50F - 54S - 58M - 62M
    Nike 006 Paul Casey Proto (Oven)
    Nike 006 Rory Proto (Oven)
    Scotty T22 Newport
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    From what I have seen the finish on these drivers is pretty bad. It will chick and scratch very easily. Other than that, I think it will be a great performing, simple driver for your higher handicap players.

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    Driver: Taylormade SIM 10.5 KBS TD 70TX
    3 iron Cobra King Utility Aldila Rouge 90 X flex
    4-PW Cobra king forged CB KBS $ Taper 130 X flex
    WEDGES; CLEVELAND RTX4: 49 and 64
    WEDGES: Titleist SM7 54 and 60 KBS tour custom matte black shafts.
    PUTTER; Kronos release long neck
    BALL; 2019 ProV1 yellow/Snell MTB-X yellow
  • herbert7890herbert7890 San AntonioMembers  351WRX Points: 215Handicap: 4Posts: 351 Greens
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    PING all the way, even the finish. but I guess that's a plus for PING, another OEM doing a copy of their driver. Can only mean they acknowledge PING driver sell a lot.

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    TaylorMade SIM Driver (set to 7.5 Degrees)
    Callaway Epic Flash Sub Zero 3-Wood
    Mizuno MP-20 SEL Irons
    Callaway MD5 Jaws 50 Degrees
    Vokey Custom SM8 (56 and 60)
    Scotty Cameron Special Select 2020 Newport 2

  • ASN21ASN21 G.O.A.T. Bay AreaMembers  505WRX Points: 384Posts: 505 Golden Tee
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    It looks better than the previous iteration which I gamed. I had the driver, 3 wood and 5 wood. They were solid clubs but nothing that had a stranglehold in my bag.

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    I obviously haven't swung this club yet, but I can certainly vouch for the 2018 Launcher HB driver. It is a fantastic club. Long, straight, and easy as **** to hit.

    Those of you worried about the lack of adjustability, or the slightly closed club face should set your reservations aside. If you can put a decent swing on the ball, these clubs perform!

    The only problem that I see is the length of the shaft - and I'm not sure how cutting it down might impact things with the counter-weighting they have built in to this model.

    With the 2018 Launcher HB, I simply choke down on it an inch and a half and swing away. Works perfectly.

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    Cleveland Launcher HB 10.5* - Stock Miyazaki C. Kua 50 Stiff
    Callaway Diablo Octane Tour 13* - Aldila NV 75 Stiff
    or
    Callaway Diablo Edge Tour 15* - Accra Dymatch M5 75
    Mizuno F-50 18* - Stock Stiff
    or
    Callaway Diablo Edge Tour Hybrid 21* - Aldila NV 85 Stiff
    Callaway RAZR Tour Hybrid 24* - Stock XStiff
    5 - PW Cleveland CG7 Tour Black Pearl - DGSL S300
    Cleveland 588 RTX Rotex 2.0 50* DG Wedge
    Cleveland 588 RTX Rotex 2.0 54* DG Wedge
    Callaway X-Series JAWS Slate CC 58* Stock Wedge
    Odyssey White Ice #7 - Golf Pride Oversize
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  • OaksOaks Member of #TeamJetSpeed Ocean StateClubWRX  2439WRX Points: 159Posts: 2,439 ClubWRX
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    If it is anything like the Old HiBore XL Tour count me as intrigued.

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    M1 440 9.5* - ACCRA TZP Proto 265 M5      X2 Hot Pro - 15* Aldila Tour Green X     JetSpeed 19* w Matrix Hm95X 
    MP-63 3-PW - Project X 6.0      RTX4  54.10 & 60.09 - DG TI S400     Toulon Portland    Titleist  2016 Ultralight
    #TeamJetSpeed - Dec 2013
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    As much as I want to like Cleveland products because I was big fan of the original hi bore. Putting turbo in the name just ruins it. The driver looks great, call in launcher HB 2 or basically anything else. Turbo just makes it sound cheap and gimmicky.

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    On -, @QuigleyDU said:

    From what I have seen the finish on these drivers is pretty bad. It will chick and scratch very easily. Other than that, I think it will be a great performing, simple driver for your higher handicap players.

    I would caution everyone against assuming that the Launcher HB drivers and woods are designed for "high handicap players." Utter nonsense. These clubs fit and perform for a wide variety of golfers. I'm a single digit and the 2018 Launcher HB works wonderfully for me.

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    Cleveland Launcher HB 10.5* - Stock Miyazaki C. Kua 50 Stiff
    Callaway Diablo Octane Tour 13* - Aldila NV 75 Stiff
    or
    Callaway Diablo Edge Tour 15* - Accra Dymatch M5 75
    Mizuno F-50 18* - Stock Stiff
    or
    Callaway Diablo Edge Tour Hybrid 21* - Aldila NV 85 Stiff
    Callaway RAZR Tour Hybrid 24* - Stock XStiff
    5 - PW Cleveland CG7 Tour Black Pearl - DGSL S300
    Cleveland 588 RTX Rotex 2.0 50* DG Wedge
    Cleveland 588 RTX Rotex 2.0 54* DG Wedge
    Callaway X-Series JAWS Slate CC 58* Stock Wedge
    Odyssey White Ice #7 - Golf Pride Oversize
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    On -, @jholz said:

    On -, @QuigleyDU said:

    From what I have seen the finish on these drivers is pretty bad. It will chick and scratch very easily. Other than that, I think it will be a great performing, simple driver for your higher handicap players.

    I would caution everyone against assuming that the Launcher HB drivers and woods are designed for "high handicap players." Utter nonsense. These clubs fit and perform for a wide variety of golfers. I'm a single digit and the 2018 Launcher HB works wonderfully for me.

    Relax man, I was giving my impression. They fit the bill for new golfers. No confusing adjustments, fairly lightweight, even the standard heard appears to be pretty draw biased. I am not bashing your favorite toy..

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    Driver: Taylormade SIM 10.5 KBS TD 70TX
    3 iron Cobra King Utility Aldila Rouge 90 X flex
    4-PW Cobra king forged CB KBS $ Taper 130 X flex
    WEDGES; CLEVELAND RTX4: 49 and 64
    WEDGES: Titleist SM7 54 and 60 KBS tour custom matte black shafts.
    PUTTER; Kronos release long neck
    BALL; 2019 ProV1 yellow/Snell MTB-X yellow
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    On -, @QuigleyDU said:

    On -, @jholz said:

    On -, @QuigleyDU said:

    From what I have seen the finish on these drivers is pretty bad. It will chick and scratch very easily. Other than that, I think it will be a great performing, simple driver for your higher handicap players.

    I would caution everyone against assuming that the Launcher HB drivers and woods are designed for "high handicap players." Utter nonsense. These clubs fit and perform for a wide variety of golfers. I'm a single digit and the 2018 Launcher HB works wonderfully for me.

    Relax man, I was giving my impression. They fit the bill for new golfers. No confusing adjustments, fairly lightweight, even the standard heard appears to be pretty draw biased. I am not bashing your favorite toy..

    Just trying to correct some erroneous "impressions" and assumptions with some real world experience my friend.

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    Cleveland Launcher HB 10.5* - Stock Miyazaki C. Kua 50 Stiff
    Callaway Diablo Octane Tour 13* - Aldila NV 75 Stiff
    or
    Callaway Diablo Edge Tour 15* - Accra Dymatch M5 75
    Mizuno F-50 18* - Stock Stiff
    or
    Callaway Diablo Edge Tour Hybrid 21* - Aldila NV 85 Stiff
    Callaway RAZR Tour Hybrid 24* - Stock XStiff
    5 - PW Cleveland CG7 Tour Black Pearl - DGSL S300
    Cleveland 588 RTX Rotex 2.0 50* DG Wedge
    Cleveland 588 RTX Rotex 2.0 54* DG Wedge
    Callaway X-Series JAWS Slate CC 58* Stock Wedge
    Odyssey White Ice #7 - Golf Pride Oversize
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  • QuigleyDUQuigleyDU Members  10327WRX Points: 3,533Handicap: 8Posts: 10,327 Titanium Tees
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    On -, @jholz said:

    On -, @QuigleyDU said:

    On -, @jholz said:

    On -, @QuigleyDU said:

    From what I have seen the finish on these drivers is pretty bad. It will chick and scratch very easily. Other than that, I think it will be a great performing, simple driver for your higher handicap players.

    I would caution everyone against assuming that the Launcher HB drivers and woods are designed for "high handicap players." Utter nonsense. These clubs fit and perform for a wide variety of golfers. I'm a single digit and the 2018 Launcher HB works wonderfully for me.

    Relax man, I was giving my impression. They fit the bill for new golfers. No confusing adjustments, fairly lightweight, even the standard heard appears to be pretty draw biased. I am not bashing your favorite toy..

    Just trying to correct some erroneous "impressions" and assumptions with some real world experience my friend.

    I do not find them erroneous, or assumptions. My experience is as real world as it gets. I held it in my hands and I hit balls (real balls) myself...Friend.

    I never said it was "only" for high handicappers, just that it would fit them well.

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    Driver: Taylormade SIM 10.5 KBS TD 70TX
    3 iron Cobra King Utility Aldila Rouge 90 X flex
    4-PW Cobra king forged CB KBS $ Taper 130 X flex
    WEDGES; CLEVELAND RTX4: 49 and 64
    WEDGES: Titleist SM7 54 and 60 KBS tour custom matte black shafts.
    PUTTER; Kronos release long neck
    BALL; 2019 ProV1 yellow/Snell MTB-X yellow
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    On -, @QuigleyDU said:

    On -, @jholz said:

    On -, @QuigleyDU said:

    On -, @jholz said:

    On -, @QuigleyDU said:

    From what I have seen the finish on these drivers is pretty bad. It will chick and scratch very easily. Other than that, I think it will be a great performing, simple driver for your higher handicap players.

    I would caution everyone against assuming that the Launcher HB drivers and woods are designed for "high handicap players." Utter nonsense. These clubs fit and perform for a wide variety of golfers. I'm a single digit and the 2018 Launcher HB works wonderfully for me.

    Relax man, I was giving my impression. They fit the bill for new golfers. No confusing adjustments, fairly lightweight, even the standard heard appears to be pretty draw biased. I am not bashing your favorite toy..

    Just trying to correct some erroneous "impressions" and assumptions with some real world experience my friend.

    I do not find them erroneous, or assumptions. My experience is as real world as it gets. I held it in my hands and I hit balls (real balls) myself...Friend.

    I never said it was "only" for high handicappers, just that it would fit them well.

    Well, now you can say things like: "Based on its design and stock shaft - as well as my own limited experience - I assume that it would fit high-cappers, but I've heard of at least one low handicap player for whom it performs very well."

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    Cleveland Launcher HB 10.5* - Stock Miyazaki C. Kua 50 Stiff
    Callaway Diablo Octane Tour 13* - Aldila NV 75 Stiff
    or
    Callaway Diablo Edge Tour 15* - Accra Dymatch M5 75
    Mizuno F-50 18* - Stock Stiff
    or
    Callaway Diablo Edge Tour Hybrid 21* - Aldila NV 85 Stiff
    Callaway RAZR Tour Hybrid 24* - Stock XStiff
    5 - PW Cleveland CG7 Tour Black Pearl - DGSL S300
    Cleveland 588 RTX Rotex 2.0 50* DG Wedge
    Cleveland 588 RTX Rotex 2.0 54* DG Wedge
    Callaway X-Series JAWS Slate CC 58* Stock Wedge
    Odyssey White Ice #7 - Golf Pride Oversize
  • mrmikeacmrmikeac Members  729WRX Points: 635Handicap: 6.5Posts: 729 Golden Tee
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    Driver: Ping G410 Plus, 9 Degree Head, Mitsubishi Chemical Tensei Orange 60 Stiff
    3 Hybrid: Tour Edge Exotics CBX 119, 20 Degrees, Project X Evenflow Blue 6.5 
    3 Iron: Wilson Staff Model Utility, 21 Degrees, KBS Hybrid 80 Gram Stiff
    4-PW: Mizuno MP20 MMC, KBS $ Taper 120 Stiff
    50 Degree: Titleist Vokey SM8, Jet Black, F Grind, 12 Degree Bounce, Nippon Pro Modus 125 Wedge Flex
    54 Degree: Titleist Vokey SM8, Jet Black, D Grind, 12 Degree Bounce, Nippon Pro Modus 125 Wedge Flex
    58 Degree: Titleist Vokey SM8, Jet Black, K Grind, 14 Degree Bounce, Nippon Pro Modus 125 Wedge Flex
    Putter: L.A.B. Golf B.2 Putter, 34” Stainless 
    Ball: Srixon Z Star 
  • QuigleyDUQuigleyDU Members  10327WRX Points: 3,533Handicap: 8Posts: 10,327 Titanium Tees
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    On -, @jholz said:

    On -, @QuigleyDU said:

    On -, @jholz said:

    On -, @QuigleyDU said:

    On -, @jholz said:

    On -, @QuigleyDU said:

    From what I have seen the finish on these drivers is pretty bad. It will chick and scratch very easily. Other than that, I think it will be a great performing, simple driver for your higher handicap players.

    I would caution everyone against assuming that the Launcher HB drivers and woods are designed for "high handicap players." Utter nonsense. These clubs fit and perform for a wide variety of golfers. I'm a single digit and the 2018 Launcher HB works wonderfully for me.

    Relax man, I was giving my impression. They fit the bill for new golfers. No confusing adjustments, fairly lightweight, even the standard heard appears to be pretty draw biased. I am not bashing your favorite toy..

    Just trying to correct some erroneous "impressions" and assumptions with some real world experience my friend.

    I do not find them erroneous, or assumptions. My experience is as real world as it gets. I held it in my hands and I hit balls (real balls) myself...Friend.

    I never said it was "only" for high handicappers, just that it would fit them well.

    Well, now you can say things like: "Based on its design and stock shaft - as well as my own limited experience - I assume that it would fit high-cappers, but I've heard of at least one low handicap player for whom it performs very well."

    Thats Awesome. I genuinely happy for anyone that finds a club they like.

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    Driver: Taylormade SIM 10.5 KBS TD 70TX
    3 iron Cobra King Utility Aldila Rouge 90 X flex
    4-PW Cobra king forged CB KBS $ Taper 130 X flex
    WEDGES; CLEVELAND RTX4: 49 and 64
    WEDGES: Titleist SM7 54 and 60 KBS tour custom matte black shafts.
    PUTTER; Kronos release long neck
    BALL; 2019 ProV1 yellow/Snell MTB-X yellow
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    On -, @03trdblack said:

    All they had to do was make it with a square face and I'd be interested. Maybe it's just the pictures but that looks hella closed which makes it a non starter. The old Hibore XL sat wide open and I loved that club!

    That model probably does have a closed face. It looks like they currently only have pics of the draw model. I'd assume that the regular model is more square.

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    Srixon z785 9.5* EvenFlow Handcrafted Blue 65 // Taylormade M4 9.5* EvenFlow Handcrafted Blue 65
    Taylormade M3 HL MFS5 White Tie 60S -0.75" (42.5")
    Taylormade M4 19* UST Proforce V2h R -0.5" (40.25")
    Adams dHy 24* Alida RIP Phenom 70g R 
    Srixon 565 - 5-PW - 2* flat - Nippon Modus 120 S - Best Grips Classic -0.5"
    Cleveland RTX4 Raw 48* bent -1*mid, 54* mid, 58* xlow -0.75" - 2* flat // TM Hi Toe 58* 2* flat
    Slighter Proto 1 #9/Del Mar design - High Toe - Long neck - Deep Milled face - 33", 370gr, lie 71*, loft 4*
    Odyssey OWorks 2ball  33.5" - 1* loft - 71* lie
    Jones Utility Trouper Navy Twill
    GolfWRX (Nike Collegiate) bag White
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  • 03trdblack03trdblack Wake Forest, NCClubWRX  2138WRX Points: 340Handicap: 1.5Posts: 2,138 ClubWRX
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    On -, @blink3665 said:

    On -, @03trdblack said:

    All they had to do was make it with a square face and I'd be interested. Maybe it's just the pictures but that looks hella closed which makes it a non starter. The old Hibore XL sat wide open and I loved that club!

    That model probably does have a closed face. It looks like they currently only have pics of the draw model. I'd assume that the regular model is more square.

    Not according to what I read on another website. Cleveland is actively saying the face angle is closed.

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  • jholzjholz Members  1860WRX Points: 578Handicap: 7.4Posts: 1,860 Platinum Tees
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    On -, @03trdblack said:

    On -, @blink3665 said:

    On -, @03trdblack said:

    All they had to do was make it with a square face and I'd be interested. Maybe it's just the pictures but that looks hella closed which makes it a non starter. The old Hibore XL sat wide open and I loved that club!

    That model probably does have a closed face. It looks like they currently only have pics of the draw model. I'd assume that the regular model is more square.

    Not according to what I read on another website. Cleveland is actively saying the face angle is closed.

    I can confirm that the face angle on the 2018 Launcher HB is slightly closed and it seems like they have carried this over into the 2020 models. But seriously, if you are willing to set aside your preconceived notions and hit the thing a few times, you quickly notice that it is capable of hitting any shot you want. Put a good swing on it, and it performs. I have no reason to believe the 2020 models are any different.

    Knowing WRX as I do, I get the aversion to these clubs. Cleveland is obviously going in a different direction than the majority of OEMs. I can think of few clubs that are less cool in WRX terms.

    But check my sig...maybe I'm not a true WRXer. I'm just a guy who has played this game for over 30 years, likes to play golf well, and recognizes that equipment is only a part of the equation.

    I also deeply respect Cleveland Golf and what they have done for the game. I'm glad Srixon has deliberately chosen to continue Cleveland's legacy of incredibly good clubs at "reasonable" prices.

    And full disclosure, I won the 2018 Launcher HB that I am playing from WRX. First brand new driver I've owned since the Titleist 975 JVS I bought back in the late 90s - for about the same price!

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    Cleveland Launcher HB 10.5* - Stock Miyazaki C. Kua 50 Stiff
    Callaway Diablo Octane Tour 13* - Aldila NV 75 Stiff
    or
    Callaway Diablo Edge Tour 15* - Accra Dymatch M5 75
    Mizuno F-50 18* - Stock Stiff
    or
    Callaway Diablo Edge Tour Hybrid 21* - Aldila NV 85 Stiff
    Callaway RAZR Tour Hybrid 24* - Stock XStiff
    5 - PW Cleveland CG7 Tour Black Pearl - DGSL S300
    Cleveland 588 RTX Rotex 2.0 50* DG Wedge
    Cleveland 588 RTX Rotex 2.0 54* DG Wedge
    Callaway X-Series JAWS Slate CC 58* Stock Wedge
    Odyssey White Ice #7 - Golf Pride Oversize
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    Hm. Good to know about the closed face. I'd give it a whirl, but I'm loving my z785!

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    Srixon z785 9.5* EvenFlow Handcrafted Blue 65 // Taylormade M4 9.5* EvenFlow Handcrafted Blue 65
    Taylormade M3 HL MFS5 White Tie 60S -0.75" (42.5")
    Taylormade M4 19* UST Proforce V2h R -0.5" (40.25")
    Adams dHy 24* Alida RIP Phenom 70g R 
    Srixon 565 - 5-PW - 2* flat - Nippon Modus 120 S - Best Grips Classic -0.5"
    Cleveland RTX4 Raw 48* bent -1*mid, 54* mid, 58* xlow -0.75" - 2* flat // TM Hi Toe 58* 2* flat
    Slighter Proto 1 #9/Del Mar design - High Toe - Long neck - Deep Milled face - 33", 370gr, lie 71*, loft 4*
    Odyssey OWorks 2ball  33.5" - 1* loft - 71* lie
    Jones Utility Trouper Navy Twill
    GolfWRX (Nike Collegiate) bag White
    WITB Link
  • boggymanboggyman Members  2952WRX Points: 352Posts: 2,952 Titanium Tees
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    Count me in. I’ll definitely try them out. High HC’s are with both long time and new golfers. Golf will best even the best in the world. I like the fact that one can still get non adjustable, glued hosel, driver and fairway woods.

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    They look very very Ping...if Ping and the previous HB had a baby.

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    Callaway GBB (2015) 10.5*, KK Black TiNi 50 R
    Callaway XR 17*, Project X LZ 50 
    Callaway XR16 Steelhead 19* Hybrid, Matrix Ozik Program F15 65g
    Adams New Idea 25*, Bassara Eagle R-flex
    Mizuno 2016 JPX EZ Forged, 5i-PW TT XP95 R300
    Titleist SM7 Vokey 50.08 F Grind
    Titleist SM5 Vokey 54.10 M Grind
    Callaway MD2 Tour 58.09 T Grind
    Odyssey Versa Black 90 V-line Superstroke
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  • RH82RH82 Alberta, CanadaMembers  2353WRX Points: 241Posts: 2,353 Platinum Tees
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    I've played Srixon/Cleveland clubs for a while now but I find these hideous. Much prefer the older Cleveland driver/fairways.

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    Taylormade M2 (10.5*)

    TEE CBX (16.5*)

    Callaway Apex (20*)

    Srixon Z 785 (4-6) Z-Forged (7-PW)

    Cleveland RTX-4 (50*/56*/60*)

    Taylormade Spider X

  • CBadGolferCBadGolfer Carlsbad, CAMembers  9WRX Points: 10Handicap: 15ishPosts: 9 Bunkers
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    change is good, like how they are switching up the look

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    Cleveland CG16 Tour 4-PW S300
    Cleveland 588 Custom 10.5 Matrix Ozik 6Q3 S
    Cleveland Classic XL 3 Wood Aldila NV® Green 65 S
    Cleveland Launcher Halo Hybrid 16
    Cleveland 588 RTX Satin Chrome CB 50
    Cleveland CBX 2 54, 58
    Odyssey Versa #9 White 33
    Srixon Z Star XV

  • mpm1960mpm1960 Members  247WRX Points: 87Posts: 247 Fairways
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    Am very anxious to hit these new Cleveland Launcher HB Turbo clubs (driver and fairways). That said, I just picked up a set of Launcher HB irons (4-PW) and really like them a lot. So, if I add the HB Turbo driver, 3W and 5W, I'm going to have a gap between the 5W and 4H ... with no 7W in the new line and no 3H for my Launcher HBs, is Cleveland going to be releasing some HB Turbo hybrids as they did with the first HB line? Just curious ...

    EDIT: Just saw this morning the announcement Cleveland made about releasing a Halo set of hybrids later this Fall ... so I guess I now have an option to fill the gap between the 5W and 4H ... cool.

    Mike
    MPM1960

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    Callaway Big Bertha Fusion Heavy Driver, 11 Degrees, R Flex
    Ping G400 SFT 5W (1 degree strong) and SFT 7W, R Flex
    Cleveland Launcher HB Irons, 4-PW, R Flex
    Cleveland Smart Sole 3 Chipper and SW
    Cleveland CBX 2 50 Degree Wedge
    Cleveland Huntington Beach Soft 11 Putter, 34 inches
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  • johnnyprojohnnypro Lynbrook, nyMembers  1910WRX Points: 157Handicap: 14.5Posts: 1,910 Platinum Tees
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    On -, @QuigleyDU said:

    On -, @jholz said:

    On -, @QuigleyDU said:

    From what I have seen the finish on these drivers is pretty bad. It will chick and scratch very easily. Other than that, I think it will be a great performing, simple driver for your higher handicap players.

    I would caution everyone against assuming that the Launcher HB drivers and woods are designed for "high handicap players." Utter nonsense. These clubs fit and perform for a wide variety of golfers. I'm a single digit and the 2018 Launcher HB works wonderfully for me.

    Relax man, I was giving my impression. They fit the bill for new golfers. No confusing adjustments, fairly lightweight, even the standard heard appears to be pretty draw biased. I am not bashing your favorite toy..

    I think you're being kind with "pretty draw biased." The standard head looks like it sits very closed. Not for me.

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