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Bridgestone TourB XW-1 wedges

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  • GnomesteelGnomesteel  985Members Posts: 985
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    I'm sure they're great wedges, but something about them just looks off. Maybe it's the shape.
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  • eRock_RenoeRock_Reno eRock_Reno  143Members Posts: 143
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    I think they look great! Way to go Bridgestone.
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    Fairway: Callaway Alpha 816 15° Aldila Rogue RIP I/O 70S
    DI: Titleist T-MB 2-Iron DG X100
    Irons: Cobra King Pro Forged Black CB 4-P KBS C-Taper 125 S+
    Wedges: Callaway MD3 Black 50°, 54°, Cobra Trusty Rusty 61°
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  • jchaywoodjchaywood  128Members Posts: 128
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    That black finish looks so good. Any idea on grind/bounce options?
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  • Optimus-ParOptimus-Par Transform, and roll putts.  628Members Posts: 628
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    In my crystal ball, I see a partnership forming between Bridgestone and Bettinardi......
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  • MitchellGolfingMitchellGolfing  1335Members Posts: 1,335
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    Those are nice. I like the darker finish. Wonder how it wears.
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  • BForresterBForrester  1261Unregistered Posts: 1,261
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    Cheaper than cast Vokeys, too. I'd rather support a company like Bridgestone, personally.
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  • Jesse SanchezJesse Sanchez The Knife  279Members Posts: 279
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    This could be my next wedge, Forded is best IMO.
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  • Jordan SpeethJordan Speeth  1091ClubWRX Posts: 1,091
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    Would love to see them next to the rest of the set...they look BIG where the Tour B’s are small
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  • Adbeach321Adbeach321  158Members Posts: 158
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    Love the look of these. Wonder if lefties get any love?
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  • Cruisin1966Cruisin1966 Calgary, AB 871ClubWRX Posts: 871
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    BForrester wrote:


    Cheaper than cast Vokeys, too. I'd rather support a company like Bridgestone, personally.

    jchaywood wrote:


    That black finish looks so good. Any idea on grind/bounce options?




    Ditto on both!
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    No more golf until Spring.

  • ThunderBuzzworthThunderBuzzworth Hulk... Smash!!  2600Members Posts: 2,600
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    Wow they look relatively nice but with no lefty options AGAIN I hereby announce my boycott of Bridgestone golf equipment all together.
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  • Jeudey7Jeudey7  34Members Posts: 34
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    Those are pretty slick!
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  • TWshoot67TWshoot67 TWShoot67  2714Members Posts: 2,714
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    Kind of looks like a spin off the old J33's. Not just the middle section but the longer hosel as well. I played the J33 blades for a season and the hosel was so much longer than say the Titleist 681's or the TM Rac mb's of that time period. Personally when it comes to wedges I still can'tfind anything I personally play better than the Titleist Vokey 250 series. Good thing I have many back ups.

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  • KeithM38KeithM38  610Members Posts: 610
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    Well crap, was set on Mizuno T7 wedges until these just showed up.

    That dark finish is very nice
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  • wcbjrwcbjr  2841Members Posts: 2,841
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    They dont look very forgiving on shots high on the face.
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  • Fourpar18Fourpar18  2603Members Posts: 2,603
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    I love the WHOLE Bridgestone line up!
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  • Gman70Gman70  132Members Posts: 132
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    I’m hearing very good things about this lineup.
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  • Jdunn217Jdunn217  81Members Posts: 81
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    Give me. Give me satin now.



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  • Dave BryceDave Bryce  5Members Posts: 5
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    Good job Bridgestone on high quality clubs; however, i am not sure every golfers will like the tear drop design!
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  • Bimmer1Bimmer1  2549Members Posts: 2,549
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    Any retail price info? They are about $190 in Japan



    Edit—— I see it’s $139.99 for the U.S. retail
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  • ignitewvuignitewvu  2116Members Posts: 2,116
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    TWshoot67 wrote:


    Kind of looks like a spin off the old J33's. Not just the middle section but the longer hosel as well. I played the J33 blades for a season and the hosel was so much longer than say the Titleist 681's or the TM Rac mb's of that time period. Personally when it comes to wedges I still can'tfind anything I personally play better than the Titleist Vokey 250 series. Good thing I have many back ups.





    You know what you are right, they do kinda look like the J33 Forged Wedges. I had a set in Black Oxide and I really liked them.



    I would def cop these if I wasn't so in love with MD2TG's and I already have a new Black Oxide backup set .....
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  • gregcindyhgregcindyh  1003Members Posts: 1,003
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    Bought a J15 56* (Black) off ebay last year to try it out. Bought it new for $59. One of the best wedges I've played. sold my Vokeys. Put a s400 in it. found out that the spinner wasn't so bad after all. A little soft on full shots. I go through about 3 wedges a year. Bridgestone is very good product!
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  • grm24grm24 Western PA 3690Members Posts: 3,690
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    Wow they look relatively nice but with no lefty options AGAIN I hereby announce my boycott of Bridgestone golf equipment all together.
    It appears from the Bridgestone 2018 catalog there will be an iron set (JGR HF2) and a bonded driver/3W (JGR) in lefty. Page 11/12 in the catalog below.



    https://www.bridgestonegolf.com/content/dam/bcs-sites/bridgestonegolf/PDFs/BSG_2018 catalog.pdf
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  • Bimmer1Bimmer1  2549Members Posts: 2,549
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    grm24 wrote:



    Wow they look relatively nice but with no lefty options AGAIN I hereby announce my boycott of Bridgestone golf equipment all together.
    It appears from the Bridgestone 2018 catalog there will be an iron set (JGR HF2) and a bonded driver/3W (JGR) in lefty. Page 11/12 in the catalog below.



    https://www.bridgestonegolf.com/content/dam/bcs-sites/bridgestonegolf/PDFs/BSG_2018 catalog.pdf




    I like the JGR HF2 iron. They’ve been out in Japan along with the HF1. I’m hoping the HF2 comes to the U.S.
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  • jonn443jonn443 Jonnystx  4647Members Posts: 4,647
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    That black is dead ****.
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  • Carolina Golfer 2Carolina Golfer 2  9233Members Posts: 9,233
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    Bimmer1 wrote:
    grm24 wrote:



    Wow they look relatively nice but with no lefty options AGAIN I hereby announce my boycott of Bridgestone golf equipment all together.
    It appears from the Bridgestone 2018 catalog there will be an iron set (JGR HF2) and a bonded driver/3W (JGR) in lefty. Page 11/12 in the catalog below.



    https://www.bridgestonegolf.com/content/dam/bcs-sites/
    
    
    bridgestonegolf/PDFs/BSG_2018 catalog.pdf


    I like the JGR HF2 iron. They’ve been out in Japan along wth and HF1. I’m hoping the HF2 comes to the U.S.




    I think you'll be pleased come January!
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  • andre2youandre2you  631Members Posts: 631
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    Has anyone received and played the XW-1 wedges yet? Any comments? Mine have arrived (in the office) can't wait to unbox them when I get back in the office. I'm loving my Tour B CB's... It doesn't look like BS gets much Love.....
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    All club are temp
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  • MBBGMBBG South of Chicagoland 1591Members Posts: 1,591
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    Bridgestone is really really good at making fantastic golf equipment and really really bad at making lots of people want to buy it.



    Fair?



    That said, I could definitely see a set of those black wedges in my bag.
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  • easylittle5woodeasylittle5wood  1251Members Posts: 1,251
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    Wish they would offer the 48* in Japan in NA as well.
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  • Bimmer1Bimmer1  2549Members Posts: 2,549
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    I wanted to try a 58/8 but only see a 58/12 on the U.S. website. Can’t believe they aren’t offering a lower bounce option in the 58.
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