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I'd spend about $100-$150 on a good condition used Odyssey White Hot #7, $20-$30 on a good grip, and then keep the rest for greens fees.

So spent a little more than the original budget but got these two beauties  

Mizuno M-Craft Type 1. Blue Ion finish. I shouldnt need to explain why.

I'd spend about $100-$150 on a good condition used Odyssey White Hot #7, $20-$30 on a good grip, and then keep the rest for greens fees.

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Cleveland Launcher HB 10.5* - Stock Miyazaki C. Kua 50 Stiff
Callaway Diablo Octane Tour 13* - Aldila NV 75 Stiff
or
Callaway Diablo Edge Tour 15* - Accra Dymatch M5 75
Mizuno F-50 18* - Stock Stiff
or
Callaway Diablo Edge Tour Hybrid 21* - Aldila NV 85 Stiff
Callaway RAZR Tour Hybrid 24* - Stock XStiff
5 - PW Cleveland CG7 Tour Black Pearl - DGSL S300
Cleveland 588 RTX Rotex 2.0 50* DG Wedge
Cleveland 588 RTX Rotex 2.0 54* DG Wedge
Callaway X-Series JAWS Slate CC 58* Stock Wedge
Odyssey White Ice #7 - Golf Pride Oversize

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Hmm...that's a tough one, I can't get some of the customs I want, but I can get some pretty nice customs for that as well. I kinda want to give the LAB DF2.1 a try and spend the remaining on a lesson.

Lefty

Driver: 9° Ping G410 Plus - Tour 65S

3W: 13.5° Ping G410 LST - Aldila NV 2KXV Green 75X

3H: 19° Ping G410 - Tensei CK Pro Orange 90TX

Irons: 4i - 7i Srixon 585 / 8i - PW Srixon 785 - AMT Tour White S300

Wedges: 51° MD3 - 56° Glide 2 - 60° PM2

Putter(s): TP Mills Handmade - Kingdom Putter - SIK Pro Tour Proto - and more. 

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(1) Head that I like in pristine condition, purchased used on eBay - I'm thinking a Bettinardi from a few years back (Studio Stock or BB series);

(2) KBS CT Tour shaft;

(3) My favorite grip;

(4) Pay someone that I trust to install the shaft in the head;

(5) Paint to change the paintfill to my desire.

DONE.

Callaway Epic Flash Sub Zero 10.5 deg

Callaway Mavrik 3 wood

Cobra F9 5 Wood

Srixon H45 4 hybrid

Srixon 565 5-AW

Ping Glide 3.0 54 & 60 deg.

Bettinardi Studio Stock 17

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I'd order up a custom Cushman c&c model. No sight-lines, machining lines across the back, light mill face, torched finish, white fill, 1/2 offset pipe neck. Gloss black shaft with flatso ultra.

 

That's if I was gonna spend the whole amount, should come in right around that 500 mark. I've never spent that much on a putter before though, and I'm quite fond of some of my much cheaper purchased putters.

TM SIM Max 9*  Ventus blue 6-S

Cobra Baffler 3w 16* Tour AD G60-S

Cobra BioCell 5w 19* Matrix RedTie-S

Ping G30 4h 22* TFC 419-R

TM R-11 5-PW KBS 90-S

Cleveland CBX 52* 58* DG 115-W

Mannkrafted rebar Rattler 

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I had a similar budget at the beginning of the lock down. Bought a toulon las vegas h7. Very nice. But not greater than my dd201. So it will go. Let me know if you are ineterested.

Titleist 915 d2
Titleist 917 f2 18*


PIng i25 hybrid 22* pwr 90

[u]project x L.Z 5.5[/u]:
Bridgestone J15 cb 5-pw
Nike engage 52 square,
56 toe sweep
60 dual sole

Lajosi Dd201

A dream bag

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My DD201 is in SS, mat black with the name of my daughter in the back. I have 3 putter in the basement. Whenever i am down, i go grab that putter and something is just right. If i could change something i would go with a heavier head. Fantastick putter with a great feel. Will never leave

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Titleist 915 d2
Titleist 917 f2 18*


PIng i25 hybrid 22* pwr 90

[u]project x L.Z 5.5[/u]:
Bridgestone J15 cb 5-pw
Nike engage 52 square,
56 toe sweep
60 dual sole

Lajosi Dd201

A dream bag

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34”, 67-68* lie, TP Mills carbon Softail wide flange, near face balanced, oil can finish.

Of course that’s just off the top of my head, i haven’t been peering at them or anything. ?

PXG  9* 0811 X  Hazardous Smoke Yellow 60g Stiff

Wishon 929HS 3W  Wishon Black 65g Stiff

Wishon 775HS  3 hybrid  Wishon Black Hybrid Stiff

PXG 0211 5-P  DG 105 Regular

Wishon 575MMC  P-A  Wishon Superlight Stiff

Ping Glide 3.0  54*  Z-115 Wedge shaft

Ping Glide 3.0  60*  Z-115 Wedge shaft

PING Anser 3 Goose Neck Putter   

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Try something new that has new "tech" in it and see if it works for you, otherwise you are just paying for a pretty face. I think a lot of the custom "anser" style putters are great looking (some like art), but at the end of the day, they are all just copies of the original Ping Anser putter. It baffles me that a whole industry has been made off of the same design from 50+ years ago.

If you decide to go the other route, get fitted and get see someone like Bobby Grace, Seemore or another custom maker that may be in your area. Nothing better than great fitting putter for your own stroke.

 

Cobra Speedzone Driver
Wishon 929 4W 17 deg

Wishon 775 Hybrid 21
SL Cobra Forged Tec 5-GW
Maltby 56 60 Tour Grind Wedges
L.A.B Blad Putter
Titleist ProV1x Yellow

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I've always wanted to get a nice conditioned Method 001 and have someone turn it into a long neck. I will probably rock a long neck blade until I retire from this game and I think the sheer exclusivity of this putter would be hella cool, plus I always loved the way the original Methods rolled the ball and the look at address.

D - JDM SLDR 9* - Oban Kiyoshi
3W SLDR TP - Mitsubishi Blueboard
3h - Diablo Edge Tour - Fujikura Motore Tour Spec 9.8 HB
4-PW - TMAG Smoked TP MB - Rifle 6.0
50* - Nike Engage 
54* - Nike VR Forged
60* - Nike VR Forged
P - Naked Nike Origin B2|01

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They've been pumping out some beauties lately on Instagram, wish they did some lefties.

Lefty

Driver: 9° Ping G410 Plus - Tour 65S

3W: 13.5° Ping G410 LST - Aldila NV 2KXV Green 75X

3H: 19° Ping G410 - Tensei CK Pro Orange 90TX

Irons: 4i - 7i Srixon 585 / 8i - PW Srixon 785 - AMT Tour White S300

Wedges: 51° MD3 - 56° Glide 2 - 60° PM2

Putter(s): TP Mills Handmade - Kingdom Putter - SIK Pro Tour Proto - and more. 

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$500 can get you something really cool... If it were me, I'd be buying another Lajosi. But the Mizuno M Craft I is also a nice piece!

Callaway Mavrik 9.5 Aldila Rogue white 60x

Ping G425 Max 14.5*  Alta CB 65x

Ping G25 20*  TFC189s

Srixon Z785 4-P Modus 120s

Ping Glide 2.0 stealth 52/12

Titleist Vokey SM6 , 58/12

Taylormade Spider X navy  35"

 

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I’d likely go with a fitted Directed Force 2.1.

TaylorMade Kingdom M4 9.5* Red 5S stiff Atmos 44.5” vs Callaway Max 10.5* Rogue Max
TaylorMade M4 3HL 16.5* fairway stiff Atmos vs Callaway Max 15*
TaylorMade M4 3 hybrid stiff Atmos
TaylorMade M4 4 hybrid stiff Atmos
PING G410 5-U w/DG 105s 
Cleveland RTX 54* & 58*
Odyssey Stroke Lab Big Seven TU, Seemore si3, si5, Directed Force Reno, PING Ketsch
Precision Pro Nx7 Pro, Shot Scope V3


https://forums.golfwrx.com/discussion/1580770/recaps-the-taylormade-twistfaceexperience-7-golfwrx-members-visit-the-kingdom-for-an-exclusive-m3/p1

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Kenny Giannini Prototype 350 gr. Flowneck.

Titleist JDM TSi3  9*                     Fujikura Ventus Red 6X

Exotics CBX119 15* 3WD.             Fujikura Ventus Red 8X

Exotics CBX119 18* 5WD              Accra Tour Z RPG 382 M5
MIURA CB57 4-7                            MCI MMT-125TX

MIURA MB-001 8-P                       MCI MMT-125TX
Chikara V1 Proto 52, 57, 61           MCI MMT-125TX (8-iron)

Cameron 009 Prototype 1.5 Beach 34/350 (A010656)

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I would reach out to Kari Lajosi in a heart beat!

Titleist  TSi3 9* TBD

Titleist TS3 15*  MCA Diamana S+ ltd Blueboard 70s tipped 1" 

Srixon  Zx Utility 2 iron  KBS TGI 95

Srixon  Zx Utility 4 iron  KBS TGI 100

Irons  In process...

National Custom Works   50, 53, 58  DG TI s400 Black Onyx

Bettinardi SS28  2021

Bridgestone Tour B XS

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SIK flo putter. Great balance and feel. I’m about 8months into mine, with the last month being locked up, but this is going to be around for a bit.

Twitter: @itsnotgriffin
Site: [url="http://www.thebottomgroove.com/"]www.thebottomgroove.com[/url]

WITB:
Callaway Big Bertha Epic 10.5
Callaway BBA 5 Wood
Callaway XR 7 Wood - Frankenstyle
Apex Hybrid 23deg
Apex Pro 5i-PW
MD3 52, 56 W-Grind
MD3 60 PM Grind
Odyssey O-Works - #1/3T (putter commitment issues)

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I agree. Can’t beat the prices on the older models like the 17/18 models. Pga SS had the studio stock #8 new for $199.99 last week it may still be on there. Then you can send it to betti for $200 and get custom paint and what not done to it

Titleist TSi3 9.75°| Tensei AV Raw White 65S

Fairway: TBD
Hybrid: TBD
Callaway Apex CF19 5-PW | Modus 105S
Callaway MD5 50°W 54°S 58°X | KBS $-Taper 120S

Putter: 2021 Scotty Cameron Phantom X 5.5
Titleist ProV1x

 

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