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I've tried most of the new stuff but I am happy with these older models.

Honma TW 727 455s Driver - 2016 model

Tour Edge Exotics EX 10 Beta Ti 16.5* 4 Wood - 2017

Srixon H45 22* Hybrid - 2015

 

 

Driver - Tour Edge Exotics EXS 10.5*

3 Wood - Tour Edge Exotics CBX 119 16.5*

Hybrid 1 - Tour Edge Exotics CBX 119 20*

Hybrid 2 - Titleist 818H1 24*

Irons - Bridgestone J33 CB 4-PW

Wedges - Miura Tour 52* and 58*

Putter - Slighter Seattle Prototype

 

 

 

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Well for me, when my swing got better and hitting he sweet spot more with predictable accuracy it is more about feel and looks for me. I prefer older woods and drivers because of their feel and obvi

Driver: 2007 Burner Driver 9.5* 3 Wood: 2012 RBZ 15* Irons 3-PW: Re-shafted 2006 TM R7 TP's Random wedges and putters though the years but not spending too much. My HDCP has ranged between 3 and 5

Driver - TM M3 440cc - 2018 3w - TM RBZ - 2012 3h - TM RBZ - 2012 Have tried other 3w and 3h and can't find anything to knock these out of the bag. Driver is too new to try anything else yet. I'll l

Driver G400 LST - I normally skip a generation or 2 on the drivers, had the G30 before this

Callaway Rogue Sub Zero -

Callaway Apex (original model from 2015) 17* and 23*

 

3 woods and hybrids I see no reason to switch if they are working and filling the gaps

Ping G410 LST 10.5*
Taylormade Sim 14*
Taylormade Sim max hybrid 19*
Ping Crossover 23*
Wilson Staff Blade 5-PW
Wilson Staff Blade 50*
Ping Glide 3.0 54* SS & 58* TS
Ping Nome TR

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Well for me, when my swing got better and hitting he sweet spot more with predictable accuracy it is more about feel and looks for me. I prefer older woods and drivers because of their feel and obviously price so my VSteels and 905R are in my bag for that reason.

 

 

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10.5 deg Titleist 905R with stock UST Proforce V2 Shaft
1999 Ben Hogan Apex Blades (3-PW) with stock Apex 4 Steel Shafts
Taylormade V-Steel 5W & 3W with Grafalloy Prolaunch Red shafts
Taylormade ATV wedges in 54 and 58 degrees with stock steel shafts
Rife Island Series Aruba Blade Putter

 

"Loft for loft, length for length, and shaft for shaft, the ball will go the same distance when hit on the sweet spot regardless how old the iron."

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Driver: 2018 Taylormade Tour Issue M3 440 9.5 degree (9.9 degree actual)

3 Wood: 2018 Taylormade Tour Issue M4 15 degree small head

2I Hybrid: 2014 Taylormade SLDR TP model

TaylorMade M3 440cc 9.5* driver, Graphite Design Tour AD DI 6S
TaylorMade M4 15* (small), Graphite Design Tour AD DI 7S
TaylorMade SLDR 2I Hybrid, Graphite Design Tour AD DI 8S
Ben Hogan Icon 4-PW, Nippon Modus3 Tour 120 stiff
Scratch Golf 50* GW, Nippon Modus3 Tour 120 stiff
Scratch Golf 54* SW, Nippon Modus3 Tour 120 stiff
Scratch Golf 58* LW, Nippon Modus3 Tour 120 stiff
Byron Morgan custom Epic Day putter




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Driver: 2007 Burner Driver 9.5*

3 Wood: 2012 RBZ 15*

Irons 3-PW: Re-shafted 2006 TM R7 TP's

Random wedges and putters though the years but not spending too much.

My HDCP has ranged between 3 and 5 for many years. I doubt new clubs would make too much, if any, difference.

I was recently fit for a new set of Ping I210's but decided to stick with what works for me

 

 

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Still playing Titleist 917D2 and 913F from 2013. Am looking at the 917F2/F3, as they can be had for a song, now that the TS series is out, but not sure if I'll take the plunge.

Up through the end of 2019 I was gaming a Cobra Baffler Pro from 2008. Tried for years to upgrade it, but nothing could kick it out of the bag. 240+ off the tee, and very underrated from different lies. It was my go-to out of fairway bunkers, crap lies, you name it. Then I found myself in GG over the holidays and hit the 818 H2. The Tensei Pro White shaft in the 818 is significantly better than the Fuji Speeder in the Cobra, which is what prompted the switch.

Newer is not necessarily better, and finding clubs that work for your swing and where you develop comfort and consistency is hard to replicate. I get the desire to try new things, and I love hitting whatever irons Mizuno has come out with when I'm at GG or Dicks, but in the end I tend to stick with what works.

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Cobra Ltd pro as my driver, Adams speedline 3w, Adams hybrid.

 

current secret evil plan is to pick up a mizuno st200g used in the fall or beginning of next season at half price.

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As of 6/5/20

9.5 Cobra LTD Pro with Aldila Silver 110

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-PW Adams CMB with Project X 6.0

50, 54, 60 Vokeys

Tank Counter Balance #7 

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I really just don’t feel like trying anything new when it comes to the woods and hybrids. Probably because I don’t like the adjustable hosels and also because the driver can just become a constant search. I have been using all older TM TPs for years:

R5 TP 10.5*

Rescue Dual TPs - 19* and 22*

Was using an R7 TP 15* until I started massively snap hooking everything with it last year. Switched to a SLDR mini TP 16 and kind of like that setup better.

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TaylorMade r5 Dual TP 10.5* w/ Mitsubishi Diamana 83 R
TaylorMade R7 TP 15* w/ Fujikura Vista Pro 80 S
TaylorMade Rescue Dual TP 19* w/ Fujikura Motore F3 80 HB S
TaylorMade Rescue Dual TP 22* w/ Mitsubishi Diamana H S
Titleist 735 CM 4 - PW with UST ProForce 115 RV2 Gold Tour R 
MacGregor MT Pro Gunmetal DW design 54* and 58* w/ DG S300
MacGregor Bobby Grace Fat Lady Swings w/ BeCu insert

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Current driver is the Ping G LST (2015)

Backup driver is the Callaway Razr Fit Xtreme (2013)

Ping G LS Tec 10.5*, Ping Tour 65X, tipped 1", 44.25"
Ping G 14.5*, Diamana Whiteboard D+ 82X, tipped .5", 42.5"
Ping G 19*, GD Tour AD-DI 105X
Ping iBlade 4-P, Project X 6.5 Flighted
Ping Glide 50*, 54*, 58* with Project X 6.5 Flighted
Scotty Cameron Select Newport 2.5 33.25" with Scotty Custom Black Pistolero grip, Ping Karsten TR Zing Tour 32.75", built up blacked out Pingman Grip
Bridgestone Tour XS (Tiger Edition) and new Pro V1

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My 915fd's are 4 years old this month. My driver is about 6 months old. My irons are 6 years old. Irons will be changing soon. My fairway woods, probably never.

Taylormade SIM 9° w/ Speeder 661x
Titleist 915fd 15° and 18° w/ Diamana WB80x
Taylomade '11 CB 4 and 5 irons w/ PX 6.5
TaylorMade '14 MB 6 thru PW w/ PX 6.5
Taylormade Tour Preferred 50° and 54° w/ PX 6.5
Cleveland RTX4 58° w/ DG
Odyssey O works 1ws black; 33 inches
Taylormade TP5X

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Used to love new clubs. Now more interested in getting my swing better instead. Nobody cares about your new driver if you are slicing it off the planet every other hole.

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Callaway Epic SZ Driver 9
TM Aeroburner TP 3 wood
3H (19), 4H (22) Aeroburner TP
Mizuno MP-15 5 iron, Project X LZ 6.5
Mizuno MP-5 6-PW, Project X LZ 6.5
Wedges Mizuno T7 50, 56, 60
Scotty Phantom X6 STR

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Still got the 917D/F3 and 818H2 and have no plans to change. I tried some of the TS line but didn't see any real improvement - in fact the TS3 Fairway Wood was about 10 yards short of my F3!

 

Focusing on swinging them properly now rather than upgrading, although I would love a crack with a TS4. £400 is quite an almighty cost to change however.

The Dee Three - Titleist 917 D3 9.5 deg, Rogue Max 65x, B2 Setting

Henrik - Titleist 917 F3 15 deg, Rogue Max 75x, B2 Setting

The Walking Stick - Titleist 818 H2 19 deg, Rogue Max 85X, A1 Setting

The Blades - Nike VR Pro 4 - PW, S400 Tour Issue, +0.5 inch

The Rusties - Nike Engage 50, 54 Square Sole, 58 Dual Sole, DG Wedge Flex

The Ladies Putter - Nike Method 003 "The Oven", 33.5 inches, ex Carly Booth

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Depends on what vintage I am playing.

No joke when playing vintage 1957 Macgregor Velocitized persimmon driver and 4 wood

Sorta more modern---- Honma G1-X driver that is the model before the 727 that the Op is gaming

FW--- Adams Super S 16*--- How long has it been since Adams went out? I have had this FW and the 19* that matches it for 4 years now

Hybrid--- Adams Boxer 19* one ugly funky club but it hits good--- Do not know how old it is

Hybrid ---- Adams A-12 OS-- 22* I have had a couple of years now but it was old when I found it

Main back up driver Titleist 915 D-2

I am also a big V-Steel fan have every one from a 3 wood to a 9 wood set up with various shafts that I have tuned for each one

 

 

 

Driver--- Honma G1-X Stock R shaft FW Adams Tight Lies 16* Mitsu Diamana FW 7 woodTM V- Steel 21* Stock TM R Irons 3 thru PW 1980 Macgregor VIP Hogan #2 Apex Shafts SW- Clevaland 588 56* Sensicore S-400 LW Cleveland 588 60* Sensicore S-400 Putter 1997 Cameron Santa FE rusty as heck Bulls Eye Satin fluted shaft Bags- Old School Burton mini staff non logo or Jones Classic

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And you ought to add you are the last guy standing playing TM ATV wedges with stock shafts to boot--------- Nothing at all wrong with that I was just pointing it out

Driver--- Honma G1-X Stock R shaft FW Adams Tight Lies 16* Mitsu Diamana FW 7 woodTM V- Steel 21* Stock TM R Irons 3 thru PW 1980 Macgregor VIP Hogan #2 Apex Shafts SW- Clevaland 588 56* Sensicore S-400 LW Cleveland 588 60* Sensicore S-400 Putter 1997 Cameron Santa FE rusty as heck Bulls Eye Satin fluted shaft Bags- Old School Burton mini staff non logo or Jones Classic

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Right now, I'm carrying two drivers -- a 47" Adams 9015D and a 44" SMT AF460c. Fairway is a Tour Edge E8 at 16.5 degrees. Hybrid is a Knuth High Heat at 19 degrees.

Adams 9015D 10.5* Aldila Longwood 47.5"
SMT AF460c 12* Wishon Red S2S 44"
Tour Edge Exotics E8 16.5* 4 wood
Knuth High Heat 19* hybrid or Tour Edge Exotics XCG-7 19* 
Bridgestone Access VP-02, 6-AW
Inazone EZ-PZ CNC wedge 52* & 60*
Otey Crisman 41"

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driver 7 years old

fairway wood 5 years old

hybrid 10 years old

no sign of replacing them

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[size=2]Cleveland 588 Tour Action 51*[/size]
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Yeah. Well as my swing got better and my scores got lower I was thinking of playing some local tournaments and needed a bag that is fully compliant with the 2010 groove rule. I had to get my wedges to be 2010 compliant and got a good deal on getting a 3 wedge set of the ATVs for $80 CDN. Feel is surprisingly pretty darn good and with good technique, one can play with any wedge so the ATV sole is nice to have.

10.5 deg Titleist 905R with stock UST Proforce V2 Shaft
1999 Ben Hogan Apex Blades (3-PW) with stock Apex 4 Steel Shafts
Taylormade V-Steel 5W & 3W with Grafalloy Prolaunch Red shafts
Taylormade ATV wedges in 54 and 58 degrees with stock steel shafts
Rife Island Series Aruba Blade Putter

 

"Loft for loft, length for length, and shaft for shaft, the ball will go the same distance when hit on the sweet spot regardless how old the iron."

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I still use a 906F2 FW and when i swap the 2iron for a hybrid its a Nickent. I tend to balloon the newer model FW woods, Honestly the only two FW woods i have used in the last say 20 years are a Mizuno MP001 15* and The 906f2 titleist. they just work best for me.

Taylor Made - M4  8.5*
Srixon H45 - 16*

Callaway Xforged 3 iron TI S400

Callaway Apex MB raw 4-PW TI S400 

Bridgestone 52*, 60*
Ping Anser 3 
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