Hayzooos' WITB (2016.06.04) - Matte LTD Pro is HERE

hayzoooshayzooos Members Posts: 6,770 ClubWRX
Updated as of 2016.06.04:



Alright, I figured it was finally time to actually make a WITB for me. I don’t change clubs too often, though I like to try things out constantly. So this may not change as often as some people’s on here, but we’ll see how this goes. I’m open to anything you guys have to say, so if you have any questions, feel free to ask away and I’ll answer it.



I’ve looked at a few WITB threads, so I’ll just list off what I’m currently playing and then throw the pictures down at the bottom. If anyone has any suggestions on how to make this thread better formatted, I’m all about it.



Driver: Cobra KING LTD Pro w/ Xphlexxx Agera Red Stripe; 44.25"

Fairway Wood: Callaway XHot Pro 15* w/ Fujikura Motore Speeder 8.1X; 42.5”

Hybrid: Callaway Big Bertha 815 20* (+2) w/ Veylix Rome 988 stiff tipped 1/2"; 39.75"

Irons: Srixon 745 w/ Nippon Modus3 120 (X soft-stepped once); 4-8 D3; 9-PW D4

Wedges: SCOR 4161 52/28*; Nippon NS Pro WV 115g/125g

Putter: Ping Cadence TR Ketch Heavy; 34"



Bag: Sun Mountain 3.5 Black

Glove: Titleist PermaSoft

Ball: Either Callaway Chrome Soft or TaylorMade TPX, ProV1X



For all the stats, backup clubs, etc, I’ve included a link to a Google Doc which has everything listed out, including the other driver shafts I currently have, so if you see me say something about a quiver of shafts, now you’ll know what that entails. Also has all the random clubs I have as well.



Google Doc Link



<<New pics coming soon>>



And still, the greatest headcover in the world:

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  • DavePelz4DavePelz4 A golf course in the Chicago area.ClubWRX Posts: 24,206 ClubWRX
    Zooos how did that Ping driver sneak in a Callaway bag? Like the setup BTW!
  • hayzoooshayzooos Members Posts: 6,770 ClubWRX
    DavePelz4 wrote:


    Zooos how did that Ping driver sneak in a Callaway bag? Like the setup BTW!




    It worked better for me than the XHP did, that's why image/wink.png' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=';)' />. ROBO was raving about it and when he talks, I listen. We were chatting on the phone one day after I bought just the head as I figured he'd be able to give me good advice on what shaft to test out first of the ones I had. He was telling me how most of the PGA guys that had this head were moving up in loft and killing spin at all costs through the shaft. He was basically saying they were going for high launch through the loft of the club and low spin through the shaft as much as possible which is why a lot of people are liking the Alidla Phenom NL with this head as that's exactly what it does.



    We were going back and forth about the shafts I had an he happened to mention the Pype, which is a shaft he loves. I had totally forgotten I had one and when I said that, he's like "Problem solved. That needs to be your #1". I'm still testing others out mainly because I can't help myself, but the 60-X Pype is still probably the first choice for shaft in that head. I have yet to take the Kusala Black on to a course and see how it holds up, but the initial 100 yards in a dome look promising, ha!
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  • RPVLRPVL Members Posts: 1,060 ✭✭
    Nice setup! Do you rotate the 3w and hybrid? Lofts are very close.
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  • hayzoooshayzooos Members Posts: 6,770 ClubWRX
    RPVL wrote:


    Nice setup! Do you rotate the 3w and hybrid? Lofts are very close.




    Appreciate it, thanks! I don't rotate the 3w and the hybrid because even though the lofts are close, the distances aren't so much. At least, not as much as you would think. 3w goes ~255 while the 16* goes ~230. So that's a big enough gap to warrant the close-ness in lofts. Originally I actually had a 17* 4w, 16* hybrid and an 18* X Utility. It was weird looking loft-wise, but because they're such different clubs, the distances worked out very well.



    Half the time I'll drop the 3w outright and carry driver, 3Deep, 16* hybrid as I just don't seem to use the 3w all that often. 3Deep is a weapon off the tee, but I never hit it from the turf. At 13*, with that little of spin, there's virtually zero chance I could hold any green with it. And if I was far enough away to use it to actually try and hit a green, I'm probably better off hitting something to get me to a good distance to use a wedge or something.



    The biggest thing is, I'm fairly certain I've started caving the face of the 3Deep. Was at the dome the other day and one shot (and each subsequent shot) had a much different feel and sound. I can't quite tell, so I'm taking it in (hopefully today) to get it checked out. I'm hesitant about sending it in because I'm taking a trip to Naples the 2nd week of February and I REALLY want to have that club with me. Hey, maybe I'll get a chance to test out the 2Deep afterall...
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  • RPVLRPVL Members Posts: 1,060 ✭✭
    25yds is indeed a fine gap at that distance. I would expect a little more distance from the 16* though. That's is some bad new for the 3deep, this close to a trip. Hopefully it turns out ok. On the other hand the x2hot deep series looks very promising. I'm thinking of going driverless and add the 12.5 2 deep.
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  • Oakey90Oakey90 Posts: 322
    Sweet bag!! image/smile.png' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':)' /> love the putter.



    Are you plannign to go for a whole set of Apexes at some point?
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  • hayzoooshayzooos Members Posts: 6,770 ClubWRX
    Oakey90 wrote:


    Sweet bag!! image/smile.png' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':)' /> love the putter.



    Are you plannign to go for a whole set of Apexes at some point?




    Doubt it. The only reason I'll get new irons is simply because I want to, not because I think anything will really be better. I simply love the setup for irons I have now. I played forged irons for 10-12 years prior to getting these, and I honestly can't tell much of a difference in feel. The XHP are a GREAT set of irons.



    That being said, I've been less than impressed so far with the Apex 3 iron. I got it mostly as a driving iron, and something maybe a little easier to hit from the fairway versus the 18* DHy and 18* X Utility Prototype I have as well. I've only hit it from mats in a freaking dome, but so far, it feels awful. Super hard, and just...not good. I'm going to hold off on any rash decisions until I can play a few rounds with it, but if the others feel like this, there is a 0% chance I'll be buying any standard Apex irons.



    I'm a big fan of the putter so far as well, but I haven't had a chance to actually play a round with it yet, so we'll see. The Tank is eagerly awaiting it's return. I also have a Nike Method Core MC04w that hasn't seen a round yet either. The only putting I've done was on a practice green in the same dome. It has break to it, so it's not all flat. I did a typical putting drill placing balls at 12:00, 3:00, 6:00, and 9:00 at 2' out. Make 'em all, then move back to 4', 6', 8'. This is the first time I can remember where I didn't miss a single one on the first go around. I made each of the 16 putts right away.
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  • hayzoooshayzooos Members Posts: 6,770 ClubWRX
    RPVL wrote:


    25yds is indeed a fine gap at that distance. I would expect a little more distance from the 16* though. That's is some bad new for the 3deep, this close to a trip. Hopefully it turns out ok. On the other hand the x2hot deep series looks very promising. I'm thinking of going driverless and add the 12.5 2 deep.




    I actually just spoke to Callaway CS a few minutes ago, stellar as I've always heard. They sent me a shipping label and I'm sending it to them tomorrow. Those aren't even available anymore so he said it would be replaced with the X2H Deep if something is actually wrong with it. I asked if I could get the 2Deep instead of the new 3Deep (the new 3Deep is 14.5*) and he said it wouldn't be a problem. Only thing is, release date isn't until 2/21 so it's after my trip image/sad.png' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':(' />. We'll see what happens.



    Fortunately, buddy on here, Dscvvr St Louis offered to send me his 3Deep for the trip if I don't have mine. Can't complain about that! I think he has an 83X Blueboard in his.
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  • Pure745Pure745 CPC #15 Members Posts: 11,485 ✭✭
    Beautiful bag Hayzoos! Are you going to be tinkering with any of the 2014 drivers?
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  • hayzoooshayzooos Members Posts: 6,770 ClubWRX
    Pure745 wrote:


    Beautiful bag Hayzoos! Are you going to be tinkering with any of the 2014 drivers?




    Preciate it! I honestly don't know. The biggest thing I have my eye on right now is the i25. I can promise you I'll be testing out the BBA and BB at some point in time, but if I were to order a driver right now, the i25 would honestly be my top choice. I think a big reason is because I already have five (?!) shafts with the right tips on there already. I heard as forgiving as G25 with spin closer to Anser, so I was all ears!



    My ideal driver isn't one that goes 15 yards further 1/10 times with another 5/10 times being off the reservation. It's the one that 9/10 will end up where I want it to end up, even if it's 10 yards shorter, on average, than the 100% perfectly nutted shot. As you say, good for good they're all pretty solid, I'm looking for the best performer on the "ehh...slightly below perfect" shots which I excel at.
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  • RPVLRPVL Members Posts: 1,060 ✭✭
    hayzooos wrote:

    RPVL wrote:


    25yds is indeed a fine gap at that distance. I would expect a little more distance from the 16* though. That's is some bad new for the 3deep, this close to a trip. Hopefully it turns out ok. On the other hand the x2hot deep series looks very promising. I'm thinking of going driverless and add the 12.5 2 deep.




    I actually just spoke to Callaway CS a few minutes ago, stellar as I've always heard. They sent me a shipping label and I'm sending it to them tomorrow. Those aren't even available anymore so he said it would be replaced with the X2H Deep if something is actually wrong with it. I asked if I could get the 2Deep instead of the new 3Deep (the new 3Deep is 14.5*) and he said it wouldn't be a problem. Only thing is, release date isn't until 2/21 so it's after my trip image/sad.png' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':(' />. We'll see what happens.



    Fortunately, buddy on here, Dscvvr St Louis offered to send me his 3Deep for the trip if I don't have mine. Can't complain about that! I think he has an 83X Blueboard in his.




    Absolutely worth the wait!
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  • joeyjoey104joeyjoey104 Joe E Posts: 158
    What is your swing speed with the driver?



    I have a G25 with a Fujikura Alpha 65 gram stiff flex. Feels a little weak/whippy when I really go after it, and sometimes it seems like it has too much spin.



    What would be some good shafts for the G25, especially to get a more forward medium flight?
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  • hayzoooshayzooos Members Posts: 6,770 ClubWRX
    I haven't had it actually measured in a while, then it was 109, so I would venture a guess I'm in the 105-107 range now simply because I'm a bit older (30 now) and don't play nearly as often. Almost always on the border between S and X. Tipped S works well for me with most, but I usually go straight in with X. I prefer to go too stiff than too weak to hopefully keep it straighter. That and I don't like to mess with tipping all that much, even though I'm sure I would benefit from it.



    The bad thing about shafts (you wonder why I have something like 6-7 driver shafts, this is why) is there is zero standard. Each company has their own designation for 'stiff' and 'x-flex' but none of them are actually the same scale. Frustrating to say the least.



    I obviously don't know anything about your swing, but typically, when people start to 'go after it' or 'step on it' they get a little more handsy as well, and this almost always lead to imparting more spin on the ball. I've found it best to get fit into a shaft that will match up best with how you normally swing. Whether that's 80% or 100% is almost irrelevant. Fit to how you actually play, not how you want to play. That being said, when you do get fit, make sure if you normally take an 80% swing, will the shaft hold up when you put a little more on it? If not, I personally don't think that's the right shaft for you, but we all play the game different.



    The G25 isn't exactly a low spin head, so you need to kill spin with a shaft as much as possible if that's what you in fact need. Many people prefer a tip stiff, low spin shaft with this head for this reason. I've seen a lot of people raving about the Aldila Phenom NL in this head, and it makes sense. That's also why I probably prefer the ProtoPype in this head too. Super tip stiff and quite low spin, even compared with today's most modern shafts. I got the Kusala Black for this reason too, and the Indigo just as a 'why not give it a shot' addition when I found out I could get a pretty good deal if I bought two of them.



    Obviously the best answer for anything is to go get fit, but you probably already know that. I think to get the best results from this head, you need to get your launch through loft and kill spin through the shaft as much as you can, again, if that's what you need. So if you really need to get spin down, get a shaft that will accomplish that as you can't change that through the head. Then get the launch you want by changing the loft of the head itself. My 9.5* is actually digitally lofted at 9.5* so I know that's exactly what it is. I suggest getting maybe a 10.5* head (since you want a mid flight, or getting your current one in the + position to add that 0.5* of loft) and a tip stiff, low spin shaft like the Phenom NL, Black Tie, Kusala Black, or even an older ProtoPype like I have. Any of those shafts will work and accomplish the same thing, feel is what really separates them out.



    Sorry for the essay of response, hopefully I didn't ramble too much.
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  • hayzoooshayzooos Members Posts: 6,770 ClubWRX
    Well this is a bummer...just got off the phone with Callaway CS as I had to send my 3Deep back to them to see if I caved the face. Sure enough, they just told me they deemed it a 'dead' head, so that REALLY sucks.



    Nice thing is my wish of getting a 2Deep will come true, but I don't even know exactly when they're supposed to come out. Not only that, the V2 shaft isn't an option in it, so I have no idea how to set this one up. I haven't had a chance to hit the new Aldila shafts they're offering yet, so I don't know how those will play.
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  • hayzoooshayzooos Members Posts: 6,770 ClubWRX
    Alright, so I have a few things to add and an update from Callaway:



    I got off the phone with Danielle from Callaway CS today. She was awesome. She knew her stuff and was very easy to work with, very helpful. The replacement for the 3Deep will be:



    Callaway 2Deep w/ Fubuki Zeta fairway, 70-X, 43", D3 and Lamkin Crossline +2 wraps all logos down. I believe this fairway shaft is actually the Zeta Tour, but I'm not exactly sure. I thought it was the best option I had in the 70g+ range. I've heard a few different dates on the release of these clubs, so I'm not going to give an exact date as I don't know what's right. I'm hoping early March even though that will be after both of my warm weather golf trips. Poor me.



    As for the additions, I couldn't resist picking up a 9.5* Anser w/ Diamana Ahina 70-X. I cut it down to 44.5" and put a Lamkin ACE 3GEN Crossline on there. Put some lead tape on there to get the swingweight around D2/3. Haven't had a chance to swing the thing yet, so we'll see how it goes. I'll get some pictures up of it sometime in the next few days...hopefully.



    The last addition is going to be something I have to wait for as well. I was perusing around the Wishon site and came across a new model he has coming out in March, a 'Fairway/Driver' as he calls it. I ordered the one that's 11*. It's 200cc in size. I'm having them bend it 2* flat to match the 55* lie angle of the 3Deep I had and 1* open as well. I found a RIP Alpha 70-S on the bay for a good price, so that's going to be the shaft of choice in there. It's already tipped 1/2" so I might take another 1/2" off there, we'll see. I'll set this guy up to play either 42.75" or 43" and at D3 as well. Excited to try this one out. I doubt it'll make the bag considering I really like the setup of the 2Deep I have coming. I ordered the head when I thought I was going to have extremely limited options from Callaway for the stock shaft. Guess I was wrong on that one, they were wonderful.
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  • DavePelz4DavePelz4 A golf course in the Chicago area.ClubWRX Posts: 24,206 ClubWRX
    Zoos what dome do you hit balls at?
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    White Pines over in Bensonville. I'm actually heading out to Naples today and I was hoping to get over there within the past few days but it just didn't happen. I like how they charge by time. It's a little pricey, but I still think it's a good value for what you get. Their mats are usually in pretty good condition and the balls are slightly above average. Nothing special, but they're not complete junk either.
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  • DavePelz4DavePelz4 A golf course in the Chicago area.ClubWRX Posts: 24,206 ClubWRX
    hayzooos wrote:


    White Pines over in Bensonville. I'm actually heading out to Naples today and I was hoping to get over there within the past few days but it just didn't happen. I like how they charge by time. It's a little pricey, but I still think it's a good value for what you get. Their mats are usually in pretty good condition and the balls are slightly above average. Nothing special, but they're not complete junk either.




    Naples is awesome. One of the regular guys in our group has a second house there and he's graciously invited several of us down on occasion. We've played some awesome courses and had some amazing dinners too.



    Have an awesome time!
  • hayzoooshayzooos Members Posts: 6,770 ClubWRX
    Trip down to Naples was fantastic. Perfect golfing weather, about 70-72* w/ some clouds. Some high winds, but that's not out of the ordinary down there. The bad thing about the trip was the first round. To save a long story, we ended up getting to the course that Wednesday at 12:57 for a 1:00p tee time. Yeesh. Clubs hadn't even been taken out of the travel bag yet. So, clubs on to cart, right to first tee, no warm up, nada. I topped it about 100 yards with the DHy just trying to make contact since I hadn't swung a club in quite some time, hadn't stepped foot on a golf course since at least October.



    Updates to the bag, which aren't reflected above yet:



    I played the Anser most of the time in Naples, and got along pretty well with it. That's a low spin head, dang. I was hitting it pretty well though. I decided to put the Accra Dymatch 2.0 MT in there moving forward and put the A'hina 70X into the G25 head. We'll see how that goes.



    I've made a pretty decent change to the bag, so we'll see how it plays out. The 16* hybrid is on the bench and the 18* DHy. They've been replaced by the DET 18* 5 wood. It's got a mean shaft in it though, holy cow. Picked it up for pretty cheap the other day and it was in good shape. Too bad it was 43" long so I had to lop an inch off that thing and then slap 10g of lead tape on the bottom to get it back to D2. I'll post some pictures up eventually, hopefully tonight. I'm packing up two putters to send off, so hopefully that will remind me to take some more pictures. I think I blended the lead tape on the bottom pretty well, so it's not too obtrusive, if lead tape can be such a thing!



    So now it's a driver, two fairway woods, then 3-PW, two wedges and a putter. That's like my bag back in high school and early college before hybrids were even a thing! Good to be back!
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  • hayzoooshayzooos Members Posts: 6,770 ClubWRX
    edited Apr 16, 2014 #21
    Apex experiment was pretty short lived. Just couldn't make consistent contact with it for whatever reason. Maybe I didn't give it enough of a chance considering our season kind of just got started around here.



    Few more changes. Picked up an Anser 20* hybrid the other day with a PL Red 90-X in it. Don't know distances yet and if it'll fit into the gap I'm looking for, so we'll see. I also just ordered a UST Recoil 110 F4 that I'm going to put into my Callaway X Utility replacing the PXi 6.5 that's in there now. Didn't get along with those shafts in the XHP irons at first, so I'm getting rid of it in the 18* XU as well. Who knows if it'll pan out or not. Should have it installed sometime this week/end.



    I'm hoping to update the pictures, but I need to be home when it's daylight out so I can get some decent pictures. I should be working from home on Friday, so more than likely, that'll be the day. Lately I've been playing the Miyazaki Kusala Indigo 72S in the G25 driver. Results have been pretty good so far, I think it's a better shaft for early in the season when things aren't quite in form yet. Speaking of which, I'm so far across the line at the top it's disgusting. Gotta get that fixed to have a consistent move at the ball. All in due time I reckon.



    Oh, and YAY!!!!!! 2Deep came from Callaway. Problem is, it was too short and tipped too much. They're sending me another one built to the right specs (normally I'd just deal with it as it's only 1/2" each way, but I called a week before it shipped to triple check the specs and they still got them wrong) but probably not until next month. The Fubuki 70ZT is a serious problem for them I guess as they just can't keep them in stock. That shaft was the hold up the first time around and it's the hold up this time around as well. Bonus is though, since it's so long of a turnaround, they're letting me play the one I have now until the new one comes.



    2Deep, Fubuki ZT 70-X, tipped 1" and 42.5". Again, 1/2" tipped too much and 1/2" too short, so we'll see how it goes. I think it'll just be outright too stiff for me. Haven't had a chance to swing it yet but I LOVE the look of it so far, for what that's worth. I played the Proforce V2 77X in the 3Deep last year and LOVED it so we'll see how this one pans out. I'm hoping for a bit higher of a launch but still low spin, which given the head, shouldn't be an issue.
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  • Beastmode BrokerBeastmode Broker Canadian AF Members Posts: 6,317 ✭✭
    bag looks solid, looking forward to the updates
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    enis750 wrote:


    bag looks solid, looking forward to the updates




    Appreciate it. I can't wait for the season to actually start around here, winter has been BRUTAL. I have this obsession with finding a solid 215-225 yard club. I know, it's like that thread the other day, but one of the courses I play most often has three tee shots which require a shot of this distance, with a very, very small margin of error. Too short and you're blocked out from your approach, too long and you're in the junk. Left/Right and you're in the trees or OB. The honest landing area is maybe 15 yards deep on all three shots. It's crazy.



    That's why I've been toying with hybrids, Apex 3 irons, DHys, X Utilities, etc. Just want to find something that's consistent of the bunch.
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  • Beastmode BrokerBeastmode Broker Canadian AF Members Posts: 6,317 ✭✭
    hayzooos wrote:




    Appreciate it. I can't wait for the season to actually start around here, winter has been BRUTAL. I have this obsession with finding a solid 215-225 yard club. I know, it's like that thread the other day, but one of the courses I play most often has three tee shots which require a shot of this distance, with a very, very small margin of error. Too short and you're blocked out from your approach, too long and you're in the junk. Left/Right and you're in the trees or OB. The honest landing area is maybe 15 yards deep on all three shots. It's crazy.



    That's why I've been toying with hybrids, Apex 3 irons, DHys, X Utilities, etc. Just want to find something that's consistent of the bunch.




    thats a fickle distance for me too, especially at my home course this year (more of the 210-215 tho)

    I put a 4i replacement in the bag, which was a DHy 24* w a V2 100gm in it

    buuuuuut its more of a 220-230 club, its a beast

    so that took out my XHP 20* hybrid



    next club is a 5i bent a little weak, so hoping i get the 205-210 out of it I want

    but ill wait and do some testing once it warms up and i shake the winter rust off

    I have a RIP Tour 115 graphite shaft, i might try in my 735 cm 4i if i NEED that distance gap filled

    I have room for one more club if i need it
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  • PuppetmasterPuppetmaster Members Posts: 14,933
    hayzooos wrote:
    I have this obsession with finding a solid 215-225 yard club.




    This has consumed me ever since I joined this site.



    Solid set up there, love the look of the XHP 3W still, even if I didn't like them when it actually came to performance, and the 1W. Such a nice putter.
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  • scratchswingerscratchswinger Members Posts: 16,186 ✭✭

    hayzooos wrote:
    I have this obsession with finding a solid 215-225 yard club.




    This has consumed me ever since I joined this site.



    Solid set up there, love the look of the XHP 3W still, even if I didn't like them when it actually came to performance, and the 1W. Such a nice putter.




    I would look at the SLDR hybrids and X2 Hybrids
  • scratchswingerscratchswinger Members Posts: 16,186 ✭✭
    Love the bag.... I still have the putter and don't plan on ever letting it go. I tried the Versa WBW 1w but the Black Tour just feels better and makes more putts.
  • PuppetmasterPuppetmaster Members Posts: 14,933


    hayzooos wrote:
    I have this obsession with finding a solid 215-225 yard club.




    This has consumed me ever since I joined this site.



    Solid set up there, love the look of the XHP 3W still, even if I didn't like them when it actually came to performance, and the 1W. Such a nice putter.




    I would look at the SLDR hybrids and X2 Hybrids




    It isn't so much an issue of quality or options, it's the constant tinkering to find something better than the last one. image/smile.png' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':)' />
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  • BuckyBadgerBuckyBadger Chicks dig me cuz I rarely wear underwear Members Posts: 3,864
    hayzooos, where did you get the Bucky Badger headcover? Looks great. I want one for obvious reasons. Just got three inches of snow dumped on me. image/sad.png' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':(' />
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  • scratchswingerscratchswinger Members Posts: 16,186 ✭✭



    hayzooos wrote:
    I have this obsession with finding a solid 215-225 yard club.




    This has consumed me ever since I joined this site.



    Solid set up there, love the look of the XHP 3W still, even if I didn't like them when it actually came to performance, and the 1W. Such a nice putter.




    I would look at the SLDR hybrids and X2 Hybrids




    It isn't so much an issue of quality or options, it's the constant tinkering to find something better than the last one. image/smile.png' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':)' />




    Try those two if you haven't already and they might be better than the last one...
  • hayzoooshayzooos Members Posts: 6,770 ClubWRX


    Love the bag.... I still have the putter and don't plan on ever letting it go. I tried the Versa WBW 1w but the Black Tour just feels better and makes more putts.




    Yup, I bought the Versa W/B/W #1W last year the SECOND it came out. Saw it first on the CallaWRX trip and pleaded with Koske to let me take that one home. No dice. So I bought it myself literally the day it came out. Used it for a while, learned I really like that head shape,and when pre-owned had that deal last fall, I jumped on the milled one. I forgot how much I like milled putters. I've been playing an insert Odyssey of some sort for quite some time, probably since the last Scotty I had in HS, back in the late 90s.



    I toyed around with a Nike Method Core MC04W for a bit last year too, but that had a little too much junk in the trunk. Probably didn't give it enough time, but I got the Black TD shortly after and knew I liked that one better.




    hayzooos, where did you get the Bucky Badger headcover? Looks great. I want one for obvious reasons. Just got three inches of snow dumped on me. image/sad.png' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':(' />




    I'll give you the answer but you're not going to like it. My Ma actually got it for me many moons ago, honestly probably 10-12 years ago. I worked at URidge for 5 years through some of HS and college. I think she either got it there or at one of the University Book Stores, pretty sure it was one of the book stores. I wore that thing OUT as I always used it. For the last 4-5 years I didn't use it as the sock was so beat up it wouldn't stay on anything. My 3 year old daughter found it and took a liking to it right away. Then I remembered my sister knew how to knit, so I asked what she'd be able to do. She knit me a Badgers headcover (black yarn, red 'w' on the top) and it was good, but I asked if she could re-make a sock for the Bucky you see pictured. First I had to sneak it away from my 3 year old, then I gave it to her, she had to pry it away from her 2 year old son and gave it to me as a Christmas gift.



    I searched for a long, long time trying to find the same one to replace this one and was never able to. Most of the Bucky headcovers are a hideous looking "Badger" (more like a rabid wolf or something) on top, which I never really cared for.
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