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Everyone on WRX can't be an iron ho! What older sticks you gaming?

I rotate the bags of clubs I use. I have Infiniti IP-3 forged wedges, Wishon 919 driver and Adams A-4 Forged in play many times.

 

The A-4 will never be parted with. I will eventually re-shaft in stiff for my son as he loves the feel. He plays Wilson V-4 right now in stiff.

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Everyone on WRX can't be an iron ho! What older sticks you gaming?

 

I bought myself a used set of Taylor Made Burner irons in 1997 for $500.

 

They are currently in my bag.

 

I am probably going to replace them this year.

As of 1/24/21

9 Callaway Mavrk Sub Zero with RipX

13 Degree Adams Speedline with Aldila Alpha 

18 Degree Adams A12 with Proforce V2

4 Utility Sub70 699u 22 degree Proforce V2

5 iron Sub70 639 CB with S400

6-GW Adams CMB with Project X 6.0

Sub70 286 54

Sub70 JB Low Bounce 58

SeeMore milled Tri-Mallet fit and built at SeeMore 

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CB3s, may be retiring them shortly though.

 

I love these irons, though I've never owned a set... what are you replacing them with? I'm thinking about going back to a mostly Ping bag this year... want to do a full custom fitting this summer (hopefully)

As of 1/24/21

9 Callaway Mavrk Sub Zero with RipX

13 Degree Adams Speedline with Aldila Alpha 

18 Degree Adams A12 with Proforce V2

4 Utility Sub70 699u 22 degree Proforce V2

5 iron Sub70 639 CB with S400

6-GW Adams CMB with Project X 6.0

Sub70 286 54

Sub70 JB Low Bounce 58

SeeMore milled Tri-Mallet fit and built at SeeMore 

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On my second set of 690.mb's. Played my first for seven years- close friend gave me his set he had in his basement that had been used for roughly a dozen rounds. So.. Set number two! Actually have a set of 681's at my father's home in Scottsdale that I haven't used in years after having them in the bag for two seasons. Should probably figure out what to do with those! :-)

 

681s rock. A shame they were never tested for the groove rule, that is why I switched to the 680s. I finally gave those up about 2 seasons ago when I switched to the 716mbs.

Old stuff:
1962 Tommy Armour AT2W Driver   1953 Macgregor M65W EOM 3 wood   1978 H&B PowerBilt Citation 4 wood
1984 Ben Hogan Apex PC 2-E   1968 Wilson Dual Wedge
1964 Acushnet O-SET M6S Bullseye Putter
New stuff
Cobra ZL 10.5 driver   Adams 5050 16 fairway wood   Adams A2P 20* hybrid
Titleist 716 MB irons 4-PW    Callaway Mack Daddy wedges 52, 56, 60
Scotty Cameron Pro Platinum Napa

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Everyone on WRX can't be an iron ho! What older sticks you gaming?

 

Presently gaming Ping Eye 2s from 1987... if not those I use 854s from the same era (87 or 88 not sure which) and last but certainly not least are a set of DCIs black 962s.... almost forgot.. when I am feeling like a change I pull out the TM 300 series forged irons... shafts a bit too stiff for my age but hey.... I try....

Taylor Made M2 Driver  12* Stock shaft R flex

Taylor Made M2 HL 3wood 16* Stock shaft R flex

Adams A3 OS Boxer  2,3,4,5 Hybrid Pro Launch Platinum R flex shaft

Cobra King F7 One Length irons 6-SW Pro Launch Blue R flex shafts

Putters vary... can't find perfection

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My back up is a set of 2001 Tommy Armor Evo II Forged Blades. They are what I primarily use to practice. I figure if I can hit them well everything else is childs play.

Driver: Titleist Tsi3 w/HZRDUS Smoke Yellow TX 6.0 
3 Wood: Cobra King Speedzone/HZRDUS Smoke Yellow 70

5 Wood: Callaway Mavrik Subzero/Aldila Rogue White 70
Long Irons (4-6): Wilson D7 Forged/DG120TI
Short Irons (7-P): Wilson Staff Model Blade/DG120TI

Wedges (50/54/58): Callaway Jaws MD5 w/TI S200
Putter: Original Odyssey White Hot XG No. 7
Ball: Titleist Left Dash

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Ram Laser FX forged cavity back from roughly 1991. I keep buying new irons and keep going back. New irons hit the ball too far, I don’t need a 180 yard, 7 iron.

My oldest club I just returned to is a Wilson JP 55* sand wedge. Incredibly versatile club.

Cleveland Classic XL Driver
KE4 5 wood 17* 43”
Maltby MXU 23* 
Maltby Tricept TU 5 Iron
Wilson Pi5 6-PW
Wilson JP 55* SW
Ram Watson Troon Grind 58
Ray Cook M2 Mallet

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1988 I got my first set of new golf clubs, an iron set of Wilson Staff Gooseneck. I was so very proud! :) I stuck with these clubs until early 2000 when I bought a new set of Nike Pro Combo. Then around 2011 I sold these because I hadnt played since around 2004, but every year from 2012 I would play a round or two with my old Gooseneck. Late 2017 I started playing more golf again and last year I bought a new set of Wilson Staff V4, which I really like...but man the feel of my old Gooseneck is still very tough to beat! :)

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Wilson FG62s, cannot kick them out, but I understand a new blade may be released soon......

 

[i][b]In the Bag:[/b][/i]
Driver - Titleist 915 D2 - Tensei White CK Pro Mitsubishi Rayon 70S, 45"
3 Wood: Callaway Epic 13.5 Rogue 75S
Irons: 4 - PW Callaway Apex MBs 2018 - DG TI 120 S400 +1"
3 Cobra Iron Utility Black with KBS $120 Shaft +1"
PW: Vokey 7M 46,52 (both F grind),60 (M grind) degree. SW: Ping I10
Hybrid: Cobra F7
Putter: TP Mills High Toe ONE or TP Mills Bull Elf
Ball: Pro V or Bridgestone RSX
Bag: 2018 Sun Mountain C-130

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