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On New years Day I went and got a new set of 718 ap2 and a new 917 D3, next will be looking for a 917 F3 and a 818 H1 :superman:

Titleist TSI 3 9.0 GD AD XC 6S
Titleist TS3 15 GD AD BB 7S
Titleist TS2 19 GD AD DI 85X
Titleist T200 4-P AMT Black S300
Tileist Vokey SM8 5012 SM8 5810
2020 Scotty Cameron NP2
Titleist Pro V1X
Dos Equis Lager
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Either TaylorMade P-730 with Modus 130, or an M4.

TaylorMade SIM 8.0, Tensei Pro White 60 S, 45"
TaylorMade M5 Rocket 3, Tensei Blue 70 X, 42.5"
TaylorMade SIM Max Rescue 19, Fujikura Atmos Blue Tour Spec 8X Hybrid
TaylorMade P770 (2020) 3-4, KBS $-Taper S
TaylorMade P7TW 5-PW, KBS C-Taper S+ (soft stepped)
TaylorMade MG raw 52, raw Hi-Toe 58 - DG S400 Tour Issue
TaylorMade tour proto milled Juno, KBS CT Tour, 40.5" armlock
TaylorMade TP5
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Surprisingly, a Honma TW-Forged #3 driving iron (secondhand), then a Graphite Design Tour AD GT 6X for an old V-steel 4w I had.

 

 

 

Edit: I say surprisingly, because I was pretty happy with my Honma TW-U #3 utility, but the price on the newer model was too good to pass up. Better feel too.

 

Also, this came on Jan 2nd, though I ordered and paid for it online before the end of last year:

 

 

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Just bought the 54* Mizuno S18 wedge to match the 60* I got for Christmas. I’m not a huge fan of changing wedge brands, but these are miles better than the Callaway’s they’re replacing.

Driver: Ping G400 Max 10.5*
Fairway: Epic Flash 14* & 20*
Hybrid: Ping G410 22*
Irons: TaylorMade M CGB Max 6-SW
Wedges:  Callaway PM Grind 59* and 64*
Putter:  TaylorMade Spider Tour Red S
Ball:  Callaway Chrome Soft

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I might regrip this winter, but so far I've got enough freebies for Christmas (balls, new driver shaft). Also apparently won a Cleveland (TFI 2135) putter in one of the WRX giveaway threads.

 

I probably won't have to buy anything, outside of membership dues and perhaps some Trackman time with the new driver shaft (Aldila Tour Green 70X, playing at 44").

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Maybe a fairway wood. Either a Titleist or a Cobra F7 to line up more with my driver and hybrid. Other than that I am 100% happy with my bag, which is unusual. Definitely going to regrip everything in the bag though.

Cobra King F8 Driver Fujikara Tour Spec Pro 74 Stiff (9 degree setting, Draw Weight Placement, -3/4")
Cobra King F8 3 Wood Aldila NV-2KXV Blue 70 Stiff (14.5 degree setting, -1/2")
Callaway Apex 19 3-4 Hybrids (Project X Catalyst 5.5 Flex, -1/2" for both)

Mizuno JPX-921 Hot Metal 4-5 Iron - KBS Regular Flex Steel Shafts (I keep the 4 iron in the trunk and alternate it with the 4 hybrid depending on which course we are playing or weather conditions)

Mizuno JPX-900 Forged 6 Iron Thru G Wedge - KBS Regular Flex Steel Shafts (I keep the 4 iron in the trunk and alternate it with the 4 hybrid depending on which course we are playing or weather conditions)
Callaway Mack Daddy PM 19 Grind 54/14 & 58/12
Scotty Cameron Phantom X6 CS (35")

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Iron shafts for me. Picked up a set of C-taper 130x and a set of PX 7.0 to do some launch monitor testing against X100s

In The Bag:

TS3 8.5° - Tensei Pro Orange 70TX

915F 13.5° - Tensei Pro White 80TX

915F 18° - Tensei Pro White 80TX

718 TMB 3 - Tensei Pro White 100TX

716 CB 4-PW - DG X7

SM6 50°, 54° & 58° - DG X1

Odyssey Big-T Blade

ProV1x

On tap:

718 TMB 2 -Tour AD DI 95X

716 CB 2 & 3 - DG X7


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P790's (coming next week)

F8 3w (coming next week)

Taylormade SIM Max 9* - Ventus Black 6x

Cobra Speedzone Big 3 Tour - Accra FX 2.0 370 M5

Cobra Speedzone - Accra FX 2.0 380 M5 (Testing SIM Max 19* - HZRDUS SMOKE BLACK 95 6.5)

Titleist 818H1 - Ventus Blue 10x

Cobra Forged Tec Black 6i, Forged CB 6-GW - AMT X100 Onyx

Titleist SM8 54.12D, 58.8M - S400 Tour Issue Onyx

Custom Atwood

TP5 (testing Vice Pro)

 

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Found a decent price on a couple dozen yellow AVX balls, looking for them to arrive soon.

 

After years of saying I'd never found anything that works better than a ProV1x for my game I'll be darned if I didn't try a sleeve of the AVX and get hooked like a trout! Leave it to me to start Jonesing for the only ball out there more expensive than a ProV...

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On the 3rd I ordered a 52* and 58* (bent to 57*) XW-1 Bridgestone Tour B wedges.....

This only items left to purchase for 2018 are the BS Tour B FW's, I'm looking for a good deal on them...........


[b]Titleist TS4 9.5 Hzudus Yellow Still
Titleist TS3 15* EvenFlow white Stiff
Titleist TS3 19* hybrid EvenFlow White X-still 90gm[/b]
[b]Titleist 3-7 718 AP3 KBS Tour Stiff

Titleist 8-PW 718 AP2  KBS Tour stiff[/b]
[b]Titleist 50* F KBS Tour Stiff

Titleist 54* F KBS Tour Stiff

Titleist 58* M KBS Tour Stiff[/b]
Putter: EvenRoll 1.5 Ball:[b]Wilson FG Tour[/b]

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Ordered it in 2017 but picked it up and paid for it yesterday so technically it's the first... 716 AP2 3 iron to finish off my set, which is awesome cause I had it out today and apparently I can't hit it. Good start to 2018!!!

PXG 0811 XF Gen 2 Tour AD IZ7s

Srixon F85 15*  Aldila Rogue silver 70s

PXG 0311X DI 4, 20.5* UST Proforce V2 80s

Srixon Z785 4-P Modus 120 S

Ping Glide 2.0 Stealth 52/12, 56/12, 60/8

Ping Anser Milled 2  34"

Snell MTB black

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New years night I ordered some shafts - FST 90 to replace my stock T-step 90's on my R7's. These cheap ($9) performing shaft are similar to TaylorMade ones. In fact, FST supplies TM with shaft the last couple years.

 

Also ordered on the same night, XE1 65* wedge... I was just curious when I saw the C3i commercial... For far less cheaper, the XE1 would be fun to sample with before It goes on Ebay.....or sell it to a friend. But you never know, if this works, it'll stay in the bag.....

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