Talking Cult Clubs - What are your all time Favourites ???

RyanBarathWRXRyanBarathWRX Media Staffer Posts: 20 ✭✭
Hello GolfWRX Community,

Ryan Barath here.

I wanted to open a discussion based off my most recent Podcast:

The topic of cult clubs started a greater conversation about what are the best clubs of all time for YOU, including shaft. I know there is probably at least one club you either wish you still had for those fun casual rounds or you still bring out from time to time.

To get this party started, for me it would have to be my - 8.5 983E with a prolite Stiff along with Steelhead 3 fw woods 3&5 with M10 shafts.

When I was a kid I couldn't really afford to change much and I wasn't really close to many golf shops so I just stuck with what I had and they all worked really well.

Looking forward to hearing from everyone.


  • jackbauerjackbauer Russian prisonMembers Posts: 302 ✭✭
    I have a feeling this thread will be heavy on V Steels and Mizuno MPs.

    TaylorMade Tour Preferred irons (2008) with TT Lite XL shafts for me. Nothing special about them other than they were my first set. The feeling of a flushed 3-iron was what kept me coming back for more.
  • Pi5seekerPi5seeker Members Posts: 870 ✭✭
    Cobra SZ400 with a Saber Tour Vector 75. Orlimar Trimetal Plus fairways. Wilson Pi5's!
    Cobra F8 10.5* Evenflow Blue
    Cobra F8 5-6 17* Evenflow Blue
    Cobra F8 Hybrid 19* Smacwrap
    Cobra King Utility 22.5* C-Taper Lite
    Ping I210 5-UW PX LZ 6.0
    Bridgestone XW-1 56* 60* Spinner
    Odyssey Works Versa 1W
    Clicgear 3.5/Cobra King Ultradry
  • Sparky14Sparky14 Members Posts: 370 ✭✭
    My 90s vintage component dream bag....

    Lowpro White Lightening driver and fairway woods, on Accuflex Evolution Lite graphite shafts.

    Dynacraft PC3 irons on UST Tour Weight graphite shafts.

    Maltby M Wedges and C-Ray putter.
  • brkuckbrkuck Members Posts: 1,619 ✭✭
    CB2 with 75g V2. Still out performs some of today's 3 woods.

    9.5* 905R - with an OG Whiteboard.
  • copegolfercopegolfer Members Posts: 205 ✭✭
    Don’t know if it’s considered a cult classic yet cause it’s not that old, but the F6 baffler is an all around weapon.

    Cobra F9 10.5 Atmos TS Black 60X
    Cobra F8 3/4 (14.5) NV 2KXV Blue 80X
    Cobra Baffler 18.5 NV 2KXV Blue 80X
    Miura MB001 4-PW KBS Tour X +1/2"
    SM6 52 F Grind, 56 & 60 M Grind
    EvnRoll ER8 mallet
  • Maverick17Maverick17 Members Posts: 49 ✭✭
    edited Mar 4, 2019 8:49pm #7
    R510 TP, R510 DF without the TP crest on the toe, 983k, vsteels, pro platinum scotty’s, the infamous Muira RAC CB’s, I could go on baby!

    Think the prime time was between 2002-2006 for the birth of a lot of these classics. I owned all of them multiple times over!
    Taylormade SLDR 460 Tour Issue 9.5* w/Speeder 661 S
    Taylormade Rescue 11' TP 18* w/Aldila RIP 85 S
    Taylormade Rescue 11' TP 21* w/Aldila RIP 85 S
    Mizuno MP 57 3-pw w/ s300
    Cleveland Tour Action 588 TS 54* w/s300
    Cleveland Tour Action 588 TS 58* w/s300
    Taylormade Rossa Daytona Sport 1 35"
  • vaca22vaca22 Commander In Beef Members Posts: 677 ✭✭
    Ram Zebra putter?

    I had that back in the day as a kid and everyone always laughed at it!
  • bubbagumpbubbagump SLDR $5000 Challenge The EmpireMembers Posts: 5,543 ✭✭
    For me:

    Nickent hybrids

    Diablo Forged irons

    8.5* Ping G400 LST with AD BB 7x
    12* SLDR Mini with TS Speeder 7.2
    17* Ping G400 with TS Speeder 9.8
    19* Mizuno MP18 FLI HI with KBS C-taper
    5-GW Mizuno JPX 900 Forged with KBS C-taper
    60* Cleveland RTX-3 CB with KBS C-taper

    Toulon Atlanta
  • BookerBooker Members Posts: 740 ✭✭
    282 superquad head

    905r 975D

    O.g. great big bertha Ruger titanium

    Mp 33irons

    Ping answer putter

  • Bomber_11Bomber_11 Enjoy the Chase. ClubWRX Posts: 3,534 ClubWRX
    2016 Taylormade Tour Issue M2 8.5*

    Greatest driver ever made.

    Absolute legend status.
    Ping G400 Max 9* w/ Tensei Pro Orange 60TX
    Callaway Rogue Sub Zero 15° w/ Tensei Pro White 70TX
    PXG 0311X 2i w/ KBS Tour Hybrid Prototype 105S+
    Mizuno JPX919 Tour 3-PW w/ DG Tour Issue X100
    Titleist Vokey SM7 50F/54S/60D w/ Pink DG S400
    Scotty Cameron Newport 2 Button Back
    Jones x Greyson Stand Bag

    Work. Play. Win. Repeat.
  • jbole267jbole267 CalgaryMembers Posts: 336 ✭✭
    Might sound weird but the Ping G15 4 wood. The thing feels amazing, sounds amazing, and just wants to go straight.

    Money club, wish I still had it in my possession.
    Taylormade M6 - Accra TZ6 M5 65
    Callaway X-Hot 2 Hybrid
    Srixon Z745 Project x 6.0
    Titleist Vokey Sm7 50-54-58
    Taylormade Hi-Toe 64
    Taylormade Spider X
    Taylormade TP5X
  • xxioxxio Members Posts: 5,680 ✭✭

    TM 300 Forged

  • cflo2382cflo2382 Members Posts: 356 ✭✭
    edited Mar 4, 2019 9:25pm #14
    brkuck wrote:

    9.5* 905R - with an OG Whiteboard.

    Have this exact set up in my old Titleist bag. I bring it to the range with me sometimes just to make sure it can still hang. It can.. LEGEND.
    PING G410 w/ ACCRA TZ6 65 M5
    COBRA F9 Tour w/ Tensei Pro Orange 80TX
    PING G410 Crossover w/ HZRDUS Red 105X
    Miura MC-501 4-PW w/ SPBx
    Miura 1957 51y, 55c, 60y w/ SPBx
    SC Studio Select Newport 2 Mid Slant
    ProV1x | Vessel Players 2.0 Stand
  • CDLgolfCDLgolf Members Posts: 838 ✭✭
    Not exactly sure what cult clubs are but in my area back in the day the Cleveland Launcher 460 sure was popular, seemed like all the cool kids had one. It was one of my all time favorite clubs, along with the matching 3 wood.
    Cobra F8
    Ping G25 3 wood
    Ping G25 20 & 23 hybrid G30 26 hybrid
    Ping i e1 6- uw
    Ping Tour Gorge 56 & 60
  • cardoustiecardoustie haha, we don't play for 5's Members Posts: 12,026 ✭✭
    From what I've played

    Rapture og driver

    510tp driver

    9015d driver


    Ping s55's

    Tisi Tec 17* five wood with the f10 hosel
    Ping G400 LST 11* Aldila RIP Phenom 50tx
    Ping G400 5w 16.5* GD AD BB 6s
    Callaway Apex 4h 23* Mitsu KK 80s
    Callaway Apex 5h 26* Mitsu KK 80s
    Ping s55 6-PW Fujikura mci 100s
    Vokey sm2 50* 54* 59* DG s400 Onyx
    Piretti Matera Elite (torched)
  • dre72dre72 Members Posts: 486 ✭✭
    Ping s55’s




    Super quad 282
  • CrazyCoolieCrazyCoolie Members Posts: 36 ✭✭
    I have a cobra baffler 4 wood. Old school piece of rebar for a shaft and the prettiest persimmon. I still dust it off and take it to the range because it was the club for me when I was kid. I had it regripped last year. If I could actually make it work in the bag I would play it in a heartbeat.
  • SubaruWRXSubaruWRX Members Posts: 3,301 ✭✭
    Ping Eye2
    “I think getting advice from guys who are sitting at the computer in their underwear while taking a break from **** is a very solid way to choose clubs.” - bluedot
  • wam78wam78 Members Posts: 314 ✭✭
    I will have to say 975d Driver and mp 14's. Completely changed my game. I still look for drivers with that same style in head shape. Unfortunately my bag with that equipment was stolen from me. Still bummed about that one...
    Driver: Bridgestone j715 B5 9* GD Tour AD MJ 6s
    Fairway: 816 Alpha 15* GD Tour AD MJ 7s
    Driving Iron: Mizuno MP H5 2i Fujikara Pro 2.0 85 Hybrid
    Irons: 4-pw Bridgestone Tour B X-CB Modus 120s
    Wedges: Testing
    Putter: Bettinardi bb32 *2010 model
  • ago33ago33 Members Posts: 2,156 ✭✭
    edited Mar 4, 2019 10:13pm #21
    Clubs that are on par with today’s clubs and can be verified with a launch monitor.

    1. Tour Edge CB2

    2. Mizuno MP 32

    More recent, better then most products on the current market

    1. X hot 3 deep

    2. Mizuno MP 53

    3. Taylormade M1/2
    Cobra F9 Speedback 9.................................Tensei Pro Orange 70 TX
    TC Callaway X Hot 3 Deep 14.5...................Rombax P95 X
    Taylormade GAPR Mid 3..............................Recoil Utility 110F5
    Mizuno MP-18 FliHi 4,5................................AMT TI X100
    Mizuno MP-25 6-PW....................................AMT TI X100
    Callaway MD Forged 50, 56.........................AMT TI S400
    TI Taylormade Hi Toe 60.09..........................AMT TI S400
    Scotty Cameron 5.5M...................................Grip Master
  • BicknellCCBicknellCC Members Posts: 1,380 ✭✭
    CDLgolf wrote:

    Not exactly sure what cult clubs are but in my area back in the day the Cleveland Launcher 460 sure was popular, seemed like all the cool kids had one. It was one of my all time favorite clubs, along with the matching 3 wood.

    Yes, just replaced mine last year, still know several low cappers using one of those or both.
  • SimpSimp Members Posts: 2,908 ✭✭
    510 TP for sure. 300 tours as well. V Steel for the win.
    G400 LST 10°
    VSteel 13°
    Adams Idea Pro 20°
    Adams Idea Pro 23°
    Mizuno MP18 SC's Fli-Hi 4&5
    Cleveland RTX3 50,54 & 60
    TaylorMade Spider Mini
  • Sir edward of putternutSir edward of putternut DARTH SMUG Members Posts: 1,366 ✭✭
    The club that has transcended numerous iron sets, countless drivers, playing partners, even presidents, is my '19adams pro hybrid with red tour rogue shaft. Just bought a 16' i love er so much
    Mizuno mp-5(px 5.5, 4-pw)
    Adams Pro 19'
    Hogan 51,55
    Callaway 60 pm grind
    Byron Morgan 007
    Callaway EpicSZ 9.0
    Mizuno JPX 900 3w

  • leo the lionleo the lion Members Posts: 951 ✭✭
    Callaway Steelhead woods 3, 5 amd the best of all..........the 7 wood. There were shots that I played with that 7 wood that I could never repeat. That club could do anything from any lie.
    Driver, Fairway and Hybrid  LST 8.5 Tour Stiff 65, G30 3 Wood Tour Stiff 80 and G 19* #3 Stiff Tour Stiff 90 
    Hybrid  Tour Edge Exotics CBPro U Limited Edition 17* #2 Kuro Kage Stiff 90HY
    Irons  G irons 4-UW AWT 2.0 Stiff white dot +1/2" plus Odyssey Duel Force 56 degree 
    Bag  Hoofer 14 2016
    Putter  Queen Bee #8 
    Balls Titleist ProV1X, AVX and TaylorMade TP5X 
  • T.B.T.B. Members Posts: 178 ✭✭
    Cleveland TA 7 irons and 975J driver. Best of the best
  • Steele47Steele47 Members Posts: 1,366 ✭✭
    Wilson FG17 irons DG S300

    R90 wedge

    Langert Driver Gold Boron shaft. Don't remember manufacturer of shaft.

    Daiwa 3 and 4 wood brass back with prob DG S300 if remember correctly.
  • jplroperjplroper Members Posts: 443 ✭✭
    Driver- Titleist 975D, Callaway original Steelhead

    FW- Titleist PT , Callaway Steelhead

    Irons- Tilrist 962 and 990, Tommy Armour 845 Silver Scot, Ping Eye 2

    Whats in the bag today, Callaway Steelhead 1, 4+, 5, Tommy Armour 845's 3-pw
  • agolf1agolf1 Members Posts: 993 ✭✭
    The only older clubs that I use with any frequency are:

    a) Titleist 983E driver - Use it a few times a year. Centre strikes with this club are as good as anything new (for my swing). However, the results are very bad if you miss at all (especially direction on toe strikes).

    b) Various Ping Eye 2 SW / LW (+, XG/Gorge) - not sure these are any better than various wedge options out there today. However, if the grooves/face are still in good condition I think they are just as good.

    c) Ping Zing 2 L/S wedge - had laying around and using as high bounce / wide sole lob wedge. Probably the least popular of my options.
    Titleist 915 D4 10.5*, Diamana S+ Blue 60 S-Flex
    Callaway X Hot Pro 19* Fairway, Project X Velocity 6.0
    TaylorMade Raylor 22*, Raylor RE*AX S-Flex
    Ping G25 5-PW (25*-44*), UW (49*), SW (54*), CFS R-Flex
    Ping Zing 2 L/S (57*)
    Ping Cadence TR Ketsch Putter
  • OldplayerOldplayer Members Posts: 2,360 ✭✭
    If we are talking cult clubs then has to be Sonartec fairway woods and hybrids!
  • brendan6q66brendan6q66 Members Posts: 182 ✭✭
    Without a doubt the R510 TP. Classic head shape and the feel was amazing.
    Taylormade M4 10.5° | Graphite Design AD-DI 6x
    Taylormade M3 3w 15° | Graphite Design AD-DI 7s
    Taylormade M3 hybrid 19° | Graphite Design AD-DI Hybrid 8s
    Mizuno JPX 850 Forged 4-PW | DG S300
    Titleist SM6 50.12 F-Grind | DG S300
    Titleist SM6 54.10 S-Grind | DG S300
    Titleist SM6 58.12 K-Grind | DG S300
    Toulon Portland at 35" | Scotty Cameron Mil-Spec 350g at 35" || Ping Redwood Anser at 35"
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