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I could probably play all Ping but have never really found many of their irons appealing. The woods I love, the wedges are solid, the putter would love if I can get access to a PLD putter, it's just irons. 

 

Now another option could be Cobra or Mizuno seeing as no putters (no LH Mizuno) means I can putt with whatever I want. Now if crazed gunman says the brand needs to have a putter then back to Ping or maybe TaylorMade, you know what the gunman will probably pull the trigger with me trying to decide. 

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Driver: 9° Ping G410 Plus - HZRDUS RDX Smoke Blue 6.0

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 Trad II - Lajosi Sensor - Kingdom Putter - - and more. 

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I could go all PING in my bag with the exception of the putter. Never got along with PING putters as much as Bettinardi. 

COBRA RADSPEED XB @ 8° | MOTORE X F1 60

COBRA RADSPEED 3W @ 14.5° | MOTORE X F1 70

SRIXON ZX 4HY @ 22° | HZRDUS SMOKE BLACK 80

SUB70 699 PRO 6-PW | DG 105

CLEVELAND RTX ZIPCORE 51°/56°/61° | MODUS3 WEDGE 125

TAYLORMADE SPIDER X HYDRO BLAST SINGLE BEND | KBS CT TOUR

TITLEIST PROV1X

 

 

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I could easily play all Callaway. What I’m reading Jeff didn’t say you didn’t get a pick the brand. I use Vokey wedges in my 50 and 56 wedges , no problem with a change though. But then again I suck at golf. 

Livin' proof that Lefties are not naturally talented.

Driver PXG 0811 X G4 10.5 set to 9.5
3 Wood Adam’s Tight Lie 16 degrees
3-5 Hybrids Epic Flash 17 20 23 degrees 
6-GW PXG 0311 XP G4
52 Degree PXG 0311 wedge 
56 degree PXG 0311 wedge 

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All Titleist = no problem

All TaylorMade = no problem

All Mizuno = would worry about putter

All Callaway = would worry about irons

All Ping = would worry about irons and wedges

 

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Mizuno Stg 220 / Rdx Blue

Mizuno Stz 3w 5w / Rdx Black

Mizuno Pro 225 5-G / Project X

Miura Milled 52 56 60 / Project X

Mizuno M-Craft VI / Titleist Pro V1

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All Ping no issue

 

Jeff .. have you tried the Glide 60 ES with some Wrx grinds ... heel, leading and trailing edge relief ?

Ping G400 Max 10.5* PX 6A4 7.0x

Ping G400 5w 16.9* GD AD DJ 6x

Ping G400 7w 19.5* Fuji TS 8.2s

Cally Apex '16 4h 23* Matrix 92x

Cally Apex ‘19 5h 26* Matrix 92x
Srixon ZX7 6-9 PX Catalyst 6.5
Ping Glide OG 46*, 50*, 54* & 59*ES SF 125s

Piretti Matera Elite torched
 

 

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If wasn’t confined to current model year product,  could make a set up out of most any major brand with relative ease.  The one club that would take a bit of thought would be the fairway wood slot. 

Titleist 910d3 9.5* (d4 surefit) Fujikura Motore Speeder 7.2s
Tour Edge Exotics cbx 16.5* Aldila RIP beta 80s 

Titleist 818h1 19* (a2 surefit) Fujikura Motore TS hb 8.8
Titleist 962b 3-pw s400
Vokey sm8 raw S 54* s400
Vokey sm8 raw M 60* s400
Ping Zing2 BeCu

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7 minutes ago, cardoustie said:

All Ping no issue

 

Jeff .. have you tried the Glide 60 ES with some Wrx grinds ... heel, leading and trailing edge relief ?

 

Have not, maybe it would work for me but there was a sweet vokey in the pro shop and I had nothing working!

Callaway Mavrik 9 w/Aldila Rogue White 60 MSI130

Callaway Mavrik SZ 13 w/Aldila Rogue White 70 MSI130

Callaway Apex 2019 Hybrid w/PX Catalyst 70

PXG 0211 ST 4-GW w/ TT Elevate Tour

PXG 0311 Forged 54 and 60 w/TT Elevate Tour

Putter under NDA--I CANT SAY

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Ok, I’m pretty sure I’d be fine with the following brands as long as I can get fitted.

 

Titleist

Ping

Callaway

Srixon/Cleveland

Taylormade

Tour Edge (the putter would be the hardest though)

Wilson

Honma (completely unfamiliar with their putters though)

Mizuno

 

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Cobra easy for me

Srixon/Cleveland easy again

Ping, I’ve played driver/wedges so could get along with rest I’m sure 

Titleist/TM/Callaway ...could but wouldn’t want to 

Driver PXG Gen4 0811x (10.5) - Hzrdus Smoke Green Small Batch PVD 60 (6.0)
FairwayTaylormade Sim2 Max 3HL (16.5) - Aldila Rogue White 70 (stiff)

Driving Iron: Taylormade Tour Preferred UDI (2-18') - Steelfiber 110s

Hybrid:  Cobra F7 3-4 (20.5) - Aldila Tour Blue 85 (stiff)
Irons:  PXG Gen3 0311P (5-G) - True Temper Elevate Tour (x-stiff)
Wedge:  Cleveland RTX Zipcore Raw (54/12) / Nippon Modus 125w
Wedge:  TM Hi-Toe (60/10) / KBS Hi Rev 2.0

Putter:  Mannkrafted MA/55 (Custom)
Bag:  Bennington LQO-9 stand bag

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Great twist on an age old question. 
 

Titleist, I would worry about  the 64* wedge. 

Titleist TSi3 9.25*  Tensei AV Raw White Proto 2.0- TX  
Titleist TSi3 5W 18* Tensei AV Raw White- x
Srixon ZX5 (4-6) ZX7 (7-pw) KBS tour 130-x
Mizuno T20 51* TT x-100

Edel 56* 60* C Taper S+
Callaway PM Grind 64*
SC Futura Phantom
Pro V1

 

 
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I think I'd choose Callaway across the board so that I could putt with an Odyssey.  I already use their irons and wedges and feel pretty sure I could find driver/fairways/hybrids to fill out the bag.  The ball would be a problem, as I don't like the Chrome Soft at all.  Haven't hit a Chrome Soft X.

Callaway Epic Speed Triple Diamond

Honma TR21 4W

Honma TR21 21 hyb
Callaway Rogue JDM 24 hyb

Proto Concept C05/Modus 120
Callaway MD5 49/53/58

Odyssey O-works #7s

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Wilson has slowly invaded my bag throughout the year anyway. I play their fairways and now irons. Just haven't found the deal I want on wedges before I snag some of them too. 

 

That leaves driver and putter. I am 100% certain that I could find something to put with from the 100+ years Wilson has been making golf clubs, which means I only have to truly worry about driver.

 

I have the C300 amd D300 and although I like both of them, they just can't compete with my old R15, and I shudder to think how they'd go vs a SIM or Mavrik. I could live withe playing either of them, but I would know I was leaving yards on the table. 

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Wedges... Very particular about how wedges look. 

 

So I'd be happy with Mizuno. Callaway and Titleist would be a small mission but not impossible. The rest of them I doubt it... 

Titleist 910D3 9.5°
Taylormade Rocketballz tour 18°

Mizuno MP-H4 2 iron
Callaway ApexMB '18 4 - PW
Vokey SM7 52° + 58°
Ping Scottsdale Halfpipe

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I don’t think I’d have any issue going with Titleist, ping, or TaylorMade.  Probably Callaway/odyssey would be fine as well.  If I went away from tm I would miss the spider x putter, but I’d get over it, and I suppose I could find a Scotty that would get the job done. Mostly, for an obsessive gear guy I guess I’m not that particular.

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Putter.  I’d go all ping.   But I did hold a B60 with a paper thin topline last week that I believe could work.     I guess if we’re talking dream world I could get a thin  topline anser 2 with tungsten weights and a sight dot made.  

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TM Stealth +  8* Kai li 60x 

TM Sim2 max 16.5 MMT 70x 

Tsi2 21* graphite design Ad IZ 8s 

Titleist T100 4-pw MMT 125 TX 

Very sm7 50* edel sms 54* 58* MMT 125 TX 

Cameron GSS 009  1.5 , sound slot , tungsten sole weights , head speed shaft. 

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Titleist/Acushnet and the biggest worry would be the driver.

 

Once upon a time they had things like the 975J & D which didn't really have an equal, now everyone has caught up and surpassed.

 

TS and TSi have closed the gap but it took a decade (The jury is still out as to whether they can match the Maverick or G410/425).

910D3 8.5* 
910F 17* 
AP2 (714) 3-PW 
Cleveland 588 Forged 50*/54*/60* 
SC Newport2 Pro Platinum

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I’d go all TM but worry about putter (spiders aren’t great for me and their blades suck) or go all Ping and worry about the wedges

Cobra RadSpeed 7.5* - Small Batch Smoke Green 60 6.5

Cobra RadSpeed 13* - Small Batch Smoke Green 70 6.5

Srixon ZX HY 19* - PX Smoke Black 80 6.5

U500 23* - PX 6.5 

718 CB 5-PW - PX 6.5 

SM8 52* 56* 60* - TI S400 

WHP #7 

 

Titleist Pro V1 

 

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Titleist, and honestly nothing to worry about for me. 

Taylormade SIM 10.5* Diamana X'17 70TX || Taylormade SIM 9* Diamana X'17 70X
Taylormade SIM Ti V2 15* Diamana DF 80TX || Taylormade SIM Ti 15* Kuro Kage DCXM 80TX
Taylormade M5 19* Tensei Pro White 90TX || TItleist 915FD 18* Fujikura Motore VC 9.2 Tour Spec X 
Srixon ZX Utility 20* HZRDUS Red 105 6.5 || Taylormade RSI UDI 20* Kuro Kage 100XTS Hybrid  
Bridgestone J40 DPC 4i-7i 23*- 35* Brunswick Precision Rifle FCM 7.0
Bridgestone J40 CB 8i-PW 39*- 48* Brunswick Precision Rifle FCM 7.0

Taylormade Milled Grind Raw 54* Brunswick Precision Rifle FCM 7.0
Vokey SM6 58* Oil Can Low Bounce K-Grind Brunswick Precision Rifle FCM 7.0
Scotty Cameron Newport Tour Red Dot || Taylormade Spider X Navy Slant

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