Have room for 1 more club, no gaps, need WRX'er advice on what club to add

 Hit em good ·  
Hit em goodHit em good Hit em good 2111WRX Points: 133Handicap: LowMembers Posts: 2,111 Platinum Tees
Joined:  edited Feb 24, 2018 in Equipment #1
Ok, I just went from a 50/54/58 combo, to a 52/56 combo, and this opened up a spot in the bag for one more club. Thing is, I don't really have any gaps. I would love to hear WRX'er recommendations on what club to add. Edit: I want to keep 56 as my highest lofted wedge. I don't want to only carry 13 clubs, gotta add a 14th.

So, here is my current set up and yardages. What do you recommend I add?

Driver 240-250 I think

4w 205

7w 190

23 hybrid 175

5i 165

6i 155

7i 145

8i 135

9i 125

pw 115

52 100

56 85 Want 56 to be highest lofted wedge

Driver: Ping G25
4 wood: Ping G25
7 wood: Ping G25
3i & 4i:  Mizuno MP Fli Hi (2010 model)
5i - 7i: Mizuno MP 64
8i - pw: Mizuno MP 4
Wedges:  vokey SM4  54.14 / 58.09  tour chrome
Putter: Ping Redwood Anser
Ball: Titleist Pro v1x / Pro v1
Bag: Titlest Stand Bag / 4 way top


  • dmbrill719dmbrill719 North Carolina 250WRX Points: 48Members Posts: 250 Greens
    Joined:  #2

    Can def come in handy around the greens.
    G400 Max Xtorsion Black 70
    Exotics T3 16.5* ATX Green 85
    Apex 3h Project X HC1
    T-MB 4, 5 RIP 115
    JPX 900 Tour 6-PW Recoil 125
    MD Forged 50, 56 DG X100
    RM-22 60 DG TI Black Onyx X100
    Vault Anser 2
  • GolfWRXGolfWRX Warning Points: 0  11 Members Posts: 11 #ad
    Joined:  ...

  • dnalepocadnalepoca  225WRX Points: 10Handicap: 12Members Posts: 225 Bunkers
    Joined:  #3
    Well if you have no gaps and just have to add a club maybe think about having two clubs that go the same yardage but different purposes like maybe a 2 or 3 iron for low stingers that run. Or maybe a 220 yard club. Or a lefty club for when you’re standing next to a tree or or you’d be standing in a water hazard or bunker but would be fine with a lefty club. Just my thoughts
    Cobra King F7
    Cobra King baffler F6 17.5*
    Cobra King Utility 20.5*
    Wilson Staff V4 Utility 23*
    Wilson Staff FG Tour F5 irons 5-PW
    Mizuno MP T-11 52*
    Wilson Staff PMP Tour 56*
    PING Glide 2.0 TS 60*
    Taylormade TP Juno Copper
    Bridgestone Tour B XS, Srixon Z-Star XV
  • troublelovetroublelove  371WRX Points: 84Handicap: 4.6Members Posts: 371 Greens
    Joined:  #4
    Chipper with a two sided face so you can you play out left handed when in trouble. It will save you at least 3 shots a season.
    PXG Gen 2 X MCA Diamana BF
    Callaway Epic 15* GD AD I
    Callaway Epic Hybrid 20* GD AD I
    Mizuno JPX 900 Forged/ Hot Metal Combo 5-9
    Ping Glide 2.0 46/50/54/58
    Scotty Cameron Circa 5
    Bridgestone BX
  • MitchellGolfingMitchellGolfing  1410WRX Points: 186Members Posts: 1,410 Platinum Tees
    Joined:  #5
    I wouldn’t add one if you don’t need one. I only play 13, and don’t see a reason to add another if all gaps are covered.
    Callaway Xr speed 10.5 
    Adams Tightlies 16*
    Mizuno MP-H4 3-P
    Nike Engage 52,58
    Ping Anser 33” Superstroke 3.0
  • chinaskichinaski Dios mio, man.  386WRX Points: 98Members Posts: 386 Greens
    Joined:  #6
    Your biggest gab is between Driver and 4w. Get a 12-14* wood with tall face for hitting off the tee on tighter holes. Still think you would be better off adding a 60 though.
    Ping Hoofer:

    M2 9.5˚ - Kuro Kage Silver TiNi 60 
    ST190 3W 15˚/18˚ Atmos Blue TS 7S
    Z U45 23˚ Nippon NS Pro 1150
    Z745 5-PW DG S300
    Z765 51/MD4 56S/60C

    Toulon Las Vegas H7

    Z-Star XV
  • Dan DrakeDan Drake  2093WRX Points: 297Handicap: 1.3Members Posts: 2,093 Platinum Tees
    Joined:  #7
    Given your stated set of parameters, the gap between the driver and the 4w is where the 14th club goes. Either find a club that you can, somehow someway, hit 220ish off the turf, OR add in a 2nd driver that does something "automatically" that your current driver doesn't. In an ideal world, the same club could potentially do both.

    For me, I have a 2nd driver and a long turf club rolled into one. It is a 12° TEE fairway that does a bunch of specific jobs for me. It is a club that I can hit off the turf a long way, provided there are no hazards to carry or that factor in too much. If there are those conditions, I hit my 4w when applicable. But, it is also my 2nd driver, going a hair shorter, higher, and straighter than my actual 1w. But again, it does something specific that the big dog can't do. I can make it go left!

    So, to make a long story medium, get yourself a 220yd shot club that can do a specific job, and do it really well!
    Mavrik SZ 10.5° w/AD BB
    Epic Flash 15° w/Rogue M•AX
    X Forged UT 18° w/VS Proto 
    X Forged UT 22° w/PX
    Apex Pro '19 5-A w/PX
    PM Grind 2.0 55° w/PX & PM Grind 1.0 60° w/DG
    Odyssey #1 White Hot
  • GolfWRXGolfWRX Warning Points: 0  11 Members Posts: 11 #ad
    Joined:  ...

  • bigmoneypbigmoneyp Michigan 3440WRX Points: 256Members Posts: 3,440 Titanium Tees
    Joined:  #8
    I just wouldn't add one. No rule says you have to have 14 clubs. I play similar to you in that I like 56* to be my highest lofted wedge. I only play 12 clubs and don't miss the other two and never feel like I'm missing anything.

    If you must add a club I'd add a driving iron for when you need to hit something low and accurate off the tee but I really don't think its necessary to fill up your bag.
  • Christian GulldénChristian Gulldén  48WRX Points: 0Members Posts: 48
    Joined:  #9
    I see u got a seven wood and 23 hybrid. Good clubs but they tend to go High? If I were you i should get a 3 or 4 driving iron. A club that gives u a low ball flight those windy days.

    That kind of club can give u same yardagens as your 7 wood and hybrid. But they can be a more safe choice when its windy
  • GolfingfanaticGolfingfanatic  3526WRX Points: 500Handicap: 3.0Members Posts: 3,526 Titanium Tees
    Joined:  #10
    Driving iron if you need a to hit a low one of the tee
    Callaway Mavrik 10.5° w/ Aldila Rogue White 70 130MSI X
    TaylorMade M2 DF 16.5° w/ Mitsu Diamana W 80X
    Cobra F9 Speedback 4 iron w/ Graphite Design Tour AD IZ Hybrid 95X
    Yonex Ezone CB-301 4-PW w/ Nippon Modus 125X
    Callaway Mack Daddy 4 Raw 50 S-Grind
    Callaway Mack Daddy 4 Raw 56 X-Grind
    Vokey Low Bounce K-Grind 60
    TaylorMade Spider Mini Copper

  • chisagchisag Chicago Suburbs 3189WRX Points: 514Handicap: +0.3Members Posts: 3,189 Titanium Tees
    Joined:  #11
    ... Seems to be a luxury spot opening and in that case a Driving Iron might be useful. Something to hit of the tee on windy days or for accuracy on a tight hole. A 19/20* should fit in your bag nicely and while you may be repeating the yardage of your 7 wood, it will give you options off the tee or even from the fairway on windy days or courses with good roll like Texas.
    Cobra F9 Tour Length ... Tensei Orange 65s
    Cobra F9 15.5* ... Atmos Blue TS 75s
    Cobra F8 18.5* ... Even Flow Blue 75s
    TaylorMade GAPR Mid ... KBS 80Hys
    TaylorMade UDi 18* TP 2 iron... Kuro Kage Black 90Hys
    4-pw TaylorMade P790/760 ... Steelfiber 95's/Recoil Prototype 95's
    SM6 52* F Grind /SM7 D Grind 58* ... Recoil 110s
    Bobby Grace 6330 ... 33.5"
  • noodle3872noodle3872 Chilliwack B.C. Canada 3145WRX Points: 535Handicap: 8.3Members Posts: 3,145 Titanium Tees
    Joined:  #12
    I’d add a 60° LW. It will help around the green and with shots under 75 yards. I promise it will save you more strokes than a club filling a distance gap between your driver and 4 wood.

    Callaway Mavrik 9° driver Diamana ZF 50 S Flex

    Callaway Mavrik SZ 10.5° driver Diamana ZF 50 S Flex

    Callaway Mavrik 15° fairway wood Diamana ZF 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

    Callaway Chrome Soft X 

  • GolfWRXGolfWRX Warning Points: 0  11 Members Posts: 11 #ad
    Joined:  ...

  • acemandrakeacemandrake ROCHESTER NY 337WRX Points: 82Handicap: 12Members Posts: 337 Greens
    Joined:  #13
    Think "utility": A high lofted hybrid (25-27°) comes in handy when the ball ends up in places you'd rather not be.
  • gaikentmgaikentm  231WRX Points: 43Handicap: 11Members Posts: 231 Bunkers
    Joined:  #14
    I would go mini driver. The 12 degree either Calloway or Taylor Made. I think you could get it out there a good ways off of the tee and slot of people can hit them well in the fairway
    Aeroburner TP 9.5 Matrix Red Tie
    Aeroburner Mini
    Tour Issue Jetspeed TS
    Jetspeed 3 Hybrid
    Taylormade TP CB 4-P KBS Tour S
    Taylormade TP 52 60
    Tm Ghost Tour Black Marenello
  • ByeBye England 1362WRX Points: 124Handicap: 0.9Members Posts: 1,362 Platinum Tees
    Joined:  #15
    dnalepoca wrote:

    Well if you have no gaps and just have to add a club maybe think about having two clubs that go the same yardage but different purposes like maybe a 2 or 3 iron for low stingers that run. Or maybe a 220 yard club. Or a lefty club for when you’re standing next to a tree or or you’d be standing in a water hazard or bunker but would be fine with a lefty club. Just my thoughts

    Agreed, something that goes 220-225 off the deck or a second sand wedge with a different grind on it.
    Taylormade M3 9.5 - Aldila Rogue Silver 60X
    Callaway Rogue 3 Wood - Aldila Rogue Silver 70X
    Titleist 816 H2 20 degrees - Aldila Rogue Black 85X
    Titleist 716CB 4-9 - X100
    Vokey SM7 46.10, 50.08, 54M, 59M - S400
    Scotty Cameron Studio Stainless Newport 2.5
    Titleist Pro V1
  • ptjn1201ptjn1201  1213WRX Points: 110Members Posts: 1,213 Platinum Tees
    Joined:  #16
    Get a lefty 4 iron to punch out when you're up against a tree image/taunt.gif' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':taunt:' />
    Yamaha Inpres D201 11*, Hiskei Wave stiff
    Yamaha Inpres X D Power Spoon 15*
    Tour Edge Exotics XCG-7 19* 3H
    Bridgestone Access VP-02, 6-AW
    Inazone EZ-PZ CNC wedge 52* & 60*
    Mizuno Pro GT-201 Mallet
  • Big BenBig Ben  9301WRX Points: 483Handicap: 5Members Posts: 9,301 Titanium Tees
    Joined:  edited Feb 24, 2018 #17
    I was just thinking a 4 iron for punch outs and stingers. Or you could go with a driving iron, I have the Ping Rapture and I would NEVER let it out of my bag. BB
    Irons: 19' Cobra CB's
    Drivers: Titleist TS3 & Cobra F9
    Fairway: Titleist 917F2
    Hybrid: A-Grind
    2 iron: Ping Rapture
    Wedges: Ping Gorge 2.0 Stealth's
    Putter: Evnroll 9.1
    Balls: ProV1
  • GolfWRXGolfWRX Warning Points: 0  11 Members Posts: 11 #ad
    Joined:  ...

  • Maximus1Maximus1  5WRX Points: 0Handicap: 4Members Posts: 5
    Joined:  #18
  • 3_Putt_Par3_Putt_Par Somewhere out West. 890WRX Points: 69Handicap: 2 hiMembers Posts: 890 Golden Tee
    Joined:  #19
    Without a doubt, this guy...

    9* Ping G400 Max w/ Tour AD GP 7
    16.5* M2 ‘16 Tour Issue HL w/ P9003
    19* Ping G410 3h w/Tour 85
    4-PW Onoff Kuro Forged (2019) w/ Modus3 125
    52/08 OnOff 2015 Kuro Forged Wedge Black Finish
    56/12 Ping Glide 2.0 Stealth w/ Modus3 125
    60/06 Ping Glide 3.0 TS w/ DG TI S200
    TM Spider Tour Black Double Bend
  • Fresh GreensFresh Greens  114WRX Points: 50Members Posts: 114 Fairways
    Joined:  #20
    Your biggest gap is between driver and 4w. If you can, I’d add a 3 wood to get some extra yardage and then either a 5w or lower lofted hybrid.
  • cqueencqueen  108WRX Points: 20Handicap: 4-7Members Posts: 108 Fairways
    Joined:  #21
    look for a 2 hybrid. that should close up your gap between driver and your next club.
    Driver - Cobra F9 Atmos Tour Spec 7X
    3 Wood - Nike Vapor Fly Tensei Blue
    5 Wood - Taylormade M3 Tensei Blue
    4i - PW - Nike Vapor Pro KBS Tour V 120X
    52 & 56 Taylormade MG Black
    60 - Taylormade Hi-Toe
    Putter - Nike Method Matter B2-05
  • ago33ago33  2199WRX Points: 146Members Posts: 2,199 Platinum Tees
    Joined:  #22
    I wouldn’t worry about it
    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
  • GolfWRXGolfWRX Warning Points: 0  11 Members Posts: 11 #ad
    Joined:  ...

  • JustsomeguyJustsomeguy  1199WRX Points: 215Handicap: 15Members Posts: 1,199 Platinum Tees
    Joined:  #23
    Very similar distances here. Eerily. Different clubs at the top tho.

    I like the 3w suggestion. Same w the 60*.

    But my question is what degree your pw is. I wanna know if you can fit a club in between the pw and 52 for those tweener shots.

    I don't know that u need a 3w to tee off with, bc since I share those distances, I know we're not guys who need a smaller club off the tee. If I hit driver 300, sure, I could slip a 3w 250 for control. Must be nice but not for us.

    So more precise distance control on the small end is a good thing. I'd get really persnickety on the wedge distances and decide if I want a specialty club somewhere in the mix.

    The chipper idea actually wasn't bad.
    Cobra F9 10.5* Project X Evenflow Blue 65 R - CAMO!
    Cobra F9 15* 5w Project X Evenflow Blue 65 R
    Titleist 915H 20* Diamana S+ Blue 70, R
    Titleist 716 AP1 4-W52, Kuro Kage Tini 65, S
    Cleveland CBX, 56*/12, Rotex Graphite Wedge Flex
    Cleveland Smart Square Blade
  • MychMych  2096WRX Points: 346Members Posts: 2,096 Platinum Tees
    Joined:  #24
    Strong 3w
    "Of all the hazards, fear is the worst" - Sam Snead
    Main bag: Cobra Fly-Z 9.5~ Ping Anser 4w ~ Ping G30 3h~ Cobra Forged Tec One 3i ~ Cobra King Forged One 4-P ~ Cobra King 50-V, 56-V wedges ~ Ping Tatum putter
    6 club minimalist: Cobra Forged Tec One 3i ~ Forged One 5/7/9 ~ Cleveland 588 Diadic 53* wedge ~ Ping Tatum putter ~ Silo Club Carrier
  • SolidstrikeSolidstrike  303WRX Points: 51Members Posts: 303 Greens
    Joined:  #25
    I agree with the strong 3w suggestion. It makes the most sense.

    I also have an unorthodox idea as well. Perhaps add a second 56 wedge that has a different grind. One 56 could be high bounce for bunker shots and deep rough, and one could have less bounce and a trailing edge grind for tighter lies and chips from the fairway. Another benefit is that you will have a 56 with sharper grooves that haven’t been warn down by bunker shots. Crazy suggestion, I know.
    Callaway Rogue 9.5
    Titleist 915 F2 15
    Titleist H2 19
    Taylormade M2 4h 22
    Mizuno HM Pro 5-PW
    Mizuno T7 50
    Mizuno T7 55
    Callaway PM 60
    Odyssey #1
  • Dr.FrankenputzDr.Frankenputz  855WRX Points: 170Handicap: 13Members Posts: 855 Golden Tee
    Joined:  #26
    I like the driving iron idea. Or change your wedges to pw, 50, 54, 58.
  • Ryan3773Ryan3773  203WRX Points: 26Handicap: 12Members Posts: 203 Fairways
    Joined:  #27
    Seconded for the ping rapture driving iron(2 iron). I use it out of the trees more than I admit. When I miss left and have to hit a hook punch out of trouble, or am hitting directly into the wind it’s the only club I use.
  • GolfWRXGolfWRX Warning Points: 0  11 Members Posts: 11 #ad
    Joined:  ...

  • DivinDaveDivinDave Longview Texas 597WRX Points: 117Handicap: 13.8Members Posts: 597 Golden Tee
    Joined:  #28
    Add another wedge of the same loft you have, but with either more or less bounce or different grind to account for different course condtioins and sand types.
    Experience - What's leaned just after you needed it most
  • Sean2Sean2  32105WRX Points: 1,935Members Posts: 32,105 Titanium Tees
    Joined:  #29
    I had room in my bag for one more club. I added a 62º wedge. Great for around the hole when you don't have much green to work with.

    Treat yourself as if you were someone you are responsible for helping. Jordan Peterson

    Too much sanity may be madness and the maddest thing of all is to see life as it is, and not as it should be. Cervantes

    In golf, the human mind has much higher capabilities to screw things up than the physics has to make things better. Unknown


Leave a Comment

Rich Text Editor. To edit a paragraph's style, hit tab to get to the paragraph menu. From there you will be able to pick one style. Nothing defaults to paragraph. An inline formatting menu will show up when you select text. Hit tab to get into that menu. Some elements, such as rich link embeds, images, loading indicators, and error messages may get inserted into the editor. You may navigate to these using the arrow keys inside of the editor and delete them with the delete or backspace key.