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I do nuke the i500 long irons.  I can always be patient and see what the early spring offerings are and combo something.  I'd the 525 rumors are true...other than S55 never hit a ping iron better than i500. Can't hit range balls with them, but on the course, feel good unless you miss.  

PING G425 LST 10* Fuji XLR8 51

PING G425 Max 5Wd 16.5* Fuji XLR8 61

PING G425 Max 7Wd 20* Fuji Motore F3 70

PING i500 3-PW KBS CTaper Lite 110 Stiff

Edel 46* DVR/52* DVR/58* DVR KBS CTaper Lite 110 Stiff

PING Vault Anser 2

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1 hour ago, Kitchen said:

Alright, a little redemption from my lack of info earlier this week.

 

Most of it we know:

 

Pre-order starts August 24th

Release in stores is September 2nd

$250 per club confirmed via Roger Dunn Golf Shop ($1750 for 4-PW)

No solid info on stock shafts. Hopefully anything you want at that price!

 

Heres some comparison pics of the 7 irons of the i59 and the 2021 T100 fitting heads.

 

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Driver: Ping G425 Max (10.5) - Ventus (Velocore) Blue 5S
3 Wood: Ping G425 Max (14.5 Degree) - Hzrdus Black 5.5*
5 Wood: Ping G425 Max (17.5 Degree) - CB Alta 65S
4 Hybrid: Ping G425 (22 Degree) - CB Alta 70S

5 Hybrid: Ping G425 (26 Degree) - CB Alta 70S
Irons: Mizuno MP -20 (MMC) 6-PW - KBS $ Taper (120)
Vokey (50 Degree) SM7 F Grind - KBS Tour (120)
Vokey (54 Degree) SM7 F Grind - KBS Tour (120)
Vokey (58 Degree) SM7 S Grind - KBS Tour (120)
Putter: Scotty  - Special Select Newport 2.5

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Just now, Tdsjfb said:

 

That T100 is not looking to ridiculously small - I like it.

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Driver: Ping G425 Max (10.5) - Ventus (Velocore) Blue 5S
3 Wood: Ping G425 Max (14.5 Degree) - Hzrdus Black 5.5*
5 Wood: Ping G425 Max (17.5 Degree) - CB Alta 65S
4 Hybrid: Ping G425 (22 Degree) - CB Alta 70S

5 Hybrid: Ping G425 (26 Degree) - CB Alta 70S
Irons: Mizuno MP -20 (MMC) 6-PW - KBS $ Taper (120)
Vokey (50 Degree) SM7 F Grind - KBS Tour (120)
Vokey (54 Degree) SM7 F Grind - KBS Tour (120)
Vokey (58 Degree) SM7 S Grind - KBS Tour (120)
Putter: Scotty  - Special Select Newport 2.5

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9 hours ago, Kitchen said:

Alright, a little redemption from my lack of info earlier this week.

 

Most of it we know:

 

Pre-order starts August 24th

Release in stores is September 2nd

$250 per club confirmed via Roger Dunn Golf Shop ($1750 for 4-PW)

No solid info on stock shafts. Hopefully anything you want at that price!

 

Heres some comparison pics of the 7 irons of the i59 and the 2021 T100 fitting heads.

 

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Is the toe extremely blocky or is it just the angle of the pictures?

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8 hours ago, m_w said:

Is the toe extremely blocky or is it just the angle of the pictures?

It’s definitely less rounded than the T100, but I would say in line with the shape of iBlades or Blueprints. 

Callaway EPIC Speed Triple Diamond • Ventus Velocore Black 6S 
Callaway EPIC Speed 3W • Accra FX 3.0 200F 
Callaway EPIC Speed 5W • Accra FX 3.0 200F
Titleist T100S • Oban CT-115
Titleist Vokey SM8 50, 54, 58 • Oban CT-125
Bettinardi BB45

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20 minutes ago, CantPutt9 said:

What’s the feel like on that shaft?  Stout?

It is. It is very stable. I had never heard of it but got fitted into it with a set of Callaway’s I have. While it’s a good fit for me. I’m not sure I’m convinced low launch/low spin is what I’m shooting for. I prefer a shaft that is good on my “off” days. My normal gamers are c-taper. 

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Oh yippee… second rate Recoils. Not surprised, just disappointed. They don't even make an X in 780es, and they play soft to begin with. I hope they pair well, but damn.

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410LST 8º, 2h 15.5º, 3h 20º, i210 4i, Blueprint 5-P, Glide Forged 50/54/58. Ping Tour / MMT105tx shafts. 2021 Fetch. 

First par round 4 Oct 2020.

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28 minutes ago, karstens_ghost said:

Oh yippee… second rate Recoils. Not surprised, just disappointed. They don't even make an X in 780es, and they play soft to begin with. I hope they pair well, but damn.

I was internally swearing as well

 

780 es smac.....you gotta be kidding me

 

I guess the truth to Ping have fits over Recoil 110 carry some weight.    Or lack thereof

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1 hour ago, karstens_ghost said:

Oh yippee… second rate Recoils. Not surprised, just disappointed. They don't even make an X in 780es, and they play soft to begin with. I hope they pair well, but damn.

Well...maybe they will at least have these 3 year old shafts in stock and the delivery date for pre order won't jump to Jan 2022 1 minute after launch.. 😆

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30 minutes ago, Whatnogarnish said:

I think UST makes ping’s tour wood and hybrid shaft. Makes sense they would do recoils as a stock option. 
 

The recoil is a solid performer on the srixon utility. Always hit that club well. 

 

 

Some of the recoil shafts are excellent, if a bit spinny. These particular 780es are not for the level of player that generally is after clubs like these. They're an OEM hi-volume option from UST.

 

Imagine they had offered one of the others like MMT, or the KBS option, or anything that's one of those "plays like steel" shafts… we'd all be going crazy right now.

 

I know it's a cost thing, and I'm sure they have a good reason for all of this, but it's likely now $335/iron to get something like an i59 with MMT shaft and MCC+4 grip.

 

I can pay that, but not everyone is going to go crazy for that. And frankly, I'm probably going to play by blueprints for a good long time now that this is the case. If these guys are remarkable, might get a 5 & 6 iron, but frankly, would rather get that in i210.

 

I imagine these are going to be excellent heads, but Ping isn't a component dealer.

410LST 8º, 2h 15.5º, 3h 20º, i210 4i, Blueprint 5-P, Glide Forged 50/54/58. Ping Tour / MMT105tx shafts. 2021 Fetch. 

First par round 4 Oct 2020.

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34 minutes ago, Whatnogarnish said:

I think UST makes ping’s tour wood and hybrid shaft. Makes sense they would do recoils as a stock option. 
 

The recoil is a solid performer on the srixon utility. Always hit that club well. 

It's the weight.....2fifty a club & you get 84g and like it or nothing else

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19 hours ago, karstens_ghost said:

 

 

Some of the recoil shafts are excellent, if a bit spinny. These particular 780es are not for the level of player that generally is after clubs like these. They're an OEM hi-volume option from UST.

 

Imagine they had offered one of the others like MMT, or the KBS option, or anything that's one of those "plays like steel" shafts… we'd all be going crazy right now.

 

I know it's a cost thing, and I'm sure they have a good reason for all of this, but it's likely now $335/iron to get something like an i59 with MMT shaft and MCC+4 grip.

 

I can pay that, but not everyone is going to go crazy for that. And frankly, I'm probably going to play by blueprints for a good long time now that this is the case. If these guys are remarkable, might get a 5 & 6 iron, but frankly, would rather get that in i210.

 

I imagine these are going to be excellent heads, but Ping isn't a component 

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Project X LZ still an option, or upcharge? That might be the difference maker between these and T100 for me (already at $250 a club with i59)

WITB 2021:
Titleist TSi3 9* Ventus Black 6X
TM SIM 15* Tensei Pro White 70TX

TM P790 UDI 2 HZRDUS Smoke 6.0
TM P760 4-PW PX LZ 6.5

Vokey TVD 56M
Vokey SM8 54S, 60T
Spider X or Swag Tour Handsome One

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12 hours ago, karstens_ghost said:

 

 

Some of the recoil shafts are excellent, if a bit spinny. These particular 780es are not for the level of player that generally is after clubs like these. They're an OEM hi-volume option from UST.

 

Imagine they had offered one of the others like MMT, or the KBS option, or anything that's one of those "plays like steel" shafts… we'd all be going crazy right now.

 

I know it's a cost thing, and I'm sure they have a good reason for all of this, but it's likely now $335/iron to get something like an i59 with MMT shaft and MCC+4 grip.

 

I can pay that, but not everyone is going to go crazy for that. And frankly, I'm probably going to play by blueprints for a good long time now that this is the case. If these guys are remarkable, might get a 5 & 6 iron, but frankly, would rather get that in i210.

 

I imagine these are going to be excellent heads, but Ping isn't a component dealer.


Great point. I never tried the Recoil with smackie wrapie or whatever they call it. I still prefer x100s, but I’d like to try the recoil Darts or MMT in a heavy option.
 

I’m going to hit the i59 this fall, but the new mizunos this fall are calling my name. 

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