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24 minutes ago, drvrwdge said:

Seeing then MMT 105TX is a stock option in the Apex Pro. Any high swing  speed guys have experience with it? I see it looks like that’s what Ancer plays, figured he’d be in the 125. 
 

coming from typical PX 6.5, DG X100 etc..

I am wondering if it is the same as the after market MMT TX. Similar to driver shafts how they release modified versions of an after market shaft like Ventus no velo. Idk but I find it hard to believe only because I believe those shafts go for over $500 after market

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I was fitted today at a local, full service golf shop in my area.    I'm 72 and my frozen handicap for the winter is 7.1. My Driver swing speed is 98-101MPH. I will be coming from some blade

😲😲😲   These things look soooooo good in hand.    

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1 minute ago, aceboog said:

I am wondering if it is the same as the after market MMT TX. Similar to driver shafts how they release modified versions of an after market shaft like Ventus no velo. Idk but I find it hard to believe only because I believe those shafts go for over $500 after market

Good question..

Titleist TSi3 Ventus Black 6x
Ping G410 14.5 Ventus Blue 7x
Ping G410 19H Tensei Blue TX
TBD

Cleveland Zipcore 52MID/56LOW/60MID

Ping Sigma 2 Tyne Stealh, Stealth shaft. PP58 Black Cord
Snell MTB-X
Jones Trouper 2.0

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10 minutes ago, aceboog said:

I am wondering if it is the same as the after market MMT TX. Similar to driver shafts how they release modified versions of an after market shaft like Ventus no velo. Idk but I find it hard to believe only because I believe those shafts go for over $500 after market

I emailed Mitsubishi and they said it is the same shaft as aftermarket as there is no made for version of the MMT.  

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TaylorMade SIM2 7.25º | Raijin Black 65X
TaylorMade SIM2 13.5º | Diamana Thump 75X
TaylorMade SIM 19º | Ventus Blue 9X
Titleist T100s | Dynamic Gold X7
Vokey 52ºF, 56ºD, 60ºLow K  | KBS $-Taper 130X
PXG Mini Gunboat - Gen 2

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53 minutes ago, Micrys2 said:

I am a skeptic. I owned the CF14’s years ago and they were without a doubt the worst iron set I have ever owned. Fliers that went 20 yards longer than intended, low spin monsters.  Just my experience.  
 

Will probably give them a go, but will several others as well.  

If 2020 taught us anything, a lot can change in a year... let alone 6 or 7 years my friend.

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TaylorMade SIM2 7.25º | Raijin Black 65X
TaylorMade SIM2 13.5º | Diamana Thump 75X
TaylorMade SIM 19º | Ventus Blue 9X
Titleist T100s | Dynamic Gold X7
Vokey 52ºF, 56ºD, 60ºLow K  | KBS $-Taper 130X
PXG Mini Gunboat - Gen 2

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18 minutes ago, Homerun2Birdie said:

TXG review coming in an hour or so. It’s kind of embarrassing how excited I get for these guys reviews this time of year haha. Feel like this is a safe place with no judgement though...

 

Yep, I'll watching 🙂

 

DR: Taylormade M5 9.75* + Diamana R50x @ 47 3/4".

FW: Taylormade R9 Ti 16.5* + Diamana R80s.
HY: Taylormade Aeroburner TP 22* + White Tie HX4.
Irons: Taylormade R9 Forged 5i-PW + Quadra 100i Pro x.
Wedges: Cleveland RTX3 52*/58* + Modus 130.
Putter: SeeMore SB1 + Accra FX300.

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9 minutes ago, CTranggggg23 said:

Their test of the standard Apex and Apex Pro is up! Interesting thoughts and impressions of them

 

 

Super impressed w/ the pro from that video, literally my ideal iron set. Blade like in the short irons, good launch and spin from mid irons and then nice high jumpy long irons.

D - Epic Speed | Ventus Blue 6X

3W - TSi3 | Tensei Raw Blue 7TX

3H - Apex Pro | AD DI 8X

4-PW - X Forged CB | DG TI X100

50 - SM8.12 F | DG TI S400

55 - SM8.10 S | DG TI S400

60 - SM8.08 M | DG TI S400

P - Phantom X 5.5/White Hot OG 7/Special Select NP2

B - ProV1x

B - Hoofer

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The Pro seems to be pretty well received. As in the wedge acts like a wedge, 7 iron has some punch but not overbearing, and the 4 iron give you the launch, spin, and pop all in one. Super excited to test for myself. 

TaylorMade SIM2 7.25º | Raijin Black 65X
TaylorMade SIM2 13.5º | Diamana Thump 75X
TaylorMade SIM 19º | Ventus Blue 9X
Titleist T100s | Dynamic Gold X7
Vokey 52ºF, 56ºD, 60ºLow K  | KBS $-Taper 130X
PXG Mini Gunboat - Gen 2

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27 minutes ago, cubuffs said:

Loved Ian's comments from TXG around the Pro - something to the point that if you looked at P770 and thought it was a hair too large, the Apex Pro is your club.  Will be testing these as soon as I can.

I’m eager to see the Apex Pro in hand. Reading the comment about being a smaller package than P770 has me excited! But then I wonder, being a Mizuno fan, what the next generation of MP HMB’s will look like. 

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Callaway Epic Speed 9° driver Tensei 1K Pro White 60S

Callaway Epic Flash 15° fairway wood Tensei Pro Blue 70S

Callaway Epic Flash 21° hybrid MMT Hybrid 80S

Mizuno JPX 921 Forged 4-PW & GW Modus3 Tour 120 S flex

Mizuno T20 Raw Wedges 50-07 Modus3 Tour 120 S flex

Mizuno T20 Raw Wedges 55-13 and 60-06 Modus3 125 Wedge

Odyssey RSX Milled V-Line Fang

Callaway Chrome Soft X

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31 minutes ago, cubuffs said:

Loved Ian's comments from TXG around the Pro - something to the point that if you looked at P770 and thought it was a hair too large, the Apex Pro is your club.  Will be testing these as soon as I can.

 

Yeah he said the Apex Pro's fall in between the T100 and P770.

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D - Epic Speed | Ventus Blue 6X

3W - TSi3 | Tensei Raw Blue 7TX

3H - Apex Pro | AD DI 8X

4-PW - X Forged CB | DG TI X100

50 - SM8.12 F | DG TI S400

55 - SM8.10 S | DG TI S400

60 - SM8.08 M | DG TI S400

P - Phantom X 5.5/White Hot OG 7/Special Select NP2

B - ProV1x

B - Hoofer

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7 hours ago, Micrys2 said:

I am a skeptic. I owned the CF14’s years ago and they were without a doubt the worst iron set I have ever owned. Fliers that went 20 yards longer than intended, low spin monsters.  Just my experience.  
 

Will probably give them a go, but will several others as well.  

What’s your swing path tendencies,  I’ve never had anything similar to that with mine, but I’m a shallow divot player (1ish handicap).  More variability based on AOA perhaps?

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SIM 9.0 Diamana TB Stiff or PXG Proto X+

XR Pro 18 Speeder stiff

PXG 22 Hybrid Evenflow 80G CB Stiff

Ping I210 or 2020 P770 

Glide 2.0 

Scotty 5.5M with custom welded neck

Pro V1X with Alignment aid

Way too many golf bags, but K1-LO walking and Ping Tour Stand riding

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15 minutes ago, goheels11 said:

What’s your swing path tendencies,  I’ve never had anything similar to that with mine, but I’m a shallow divot player (1ish handicap).  More variability based on AOA perhaps?

Could be. I tend to get a little steep at times.  Funny part is I had them fit at CC and thought I had the cat by the tail.  After 2 months of play, lessons, practice, I finally gave up on them.  They just weren’t doing it for me.  Besides the jumpers, I had serious distance control issues as well.  I am kinda from the school of thought that sometimes the equipment just doesn’t fit the golfer.  At that time I was about a 4 cap. Went back to my trusty Mizzy’s and called it a day.  
 

I am sure they fit other golfers swings as a lot of people liked them.  Just not for me. 

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When ever I have hit the previous models of the Apex Pro's they have always been fantastic performers, the 16's were a set I regret not purchasing, whilst the 19's performed great but i wasn't a fan of the clickiness and cup face. I will certainly give these a go, maybe the new version will finally win me over!

Driver = Taylormade SIM 8* Hzrdus green 6.0

1 iron = Titleist U510 Hzrdus smoke 6.0
3 iron = Titleist U500 Hzrdus smoke 6.0
Irons = Wilson Staff FG59,  4-PW
Wedges = Bettinardi HLX 3.0 52*

                   Taylormade 56* and 60* MG2

Putter = Odyssey white hot pro 1WS 

Ball = Mizuno RB Tour

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I just hit the Apex, Apex Pro and Apex DCB and am very impressed! I just tried the 7 iron of each but wish I could've tested the 4 iron in all of them. I tested the stock Elevate steel shaft and the MMT 95S option as well. Both were very nice and performed similar - MMT was a bit softer and maybe went a bit higher.

 

I'll get a full fitting and compare against other models including P770, but I'm currently leaning towards Apex Pro in PW-7 then Apex in 6-4. I was over drawing the DCB a bit too much, although it was nice and easy to hit.

Taylormade SIM2 Max 10.5

Taylormade SIM2 Max 3 HL (16.5)

Taylormade V Steel 5 wood (upgrade TBD)

Apex 4-5 with MMT 95 S

Apex Pro 6-PW with MMT 95 S

Cleveland RTX4 50, 54, 58 degree wedges

Odyssey putter

 

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21 hours ago, tRy260m said:

With Callaway’s iron measuring technique a player that needs over length and upright struggles with swing weight. I’m assuming the Apex Pro will only come in one head weight. I don’t think they offer lighter heads for over length builds like mizzy or srixon.

 

Does anyone know this for sure?

Yes, they do offer different weighted heads, I always order +1/2-3/4 and my swing weight is usually what I ask for. 

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47 minutes ago, jtlee said:

i assume the testing is with the stock steel shaft from TT elevate ets?  no real comments on this shaft from anyone 

 

Yes but I could’ve tried other shafts as well. Will do that in full fitting. The MMT was sweet. 

Taylormade SIM2 Max 10.5

Taylormade SIM2 Max 3 HL (16.5)

Taylormade V Steel 5 wood (upgrade TBD)

Apex 4-5 with MMT 95 S

Apex Pro 6-PW with MMT 95 S

Cleveland RTX4 50, 54, 58 degree wedges

Odyssey putter

 

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Hit the pro’s today, impressed ... decision to make ... forged cb or pro????
 

CB softer feeling ... but did like the thump/click of the pro

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Ping G400 Max Fuji Ventus Red 6x

Ping G400 5w 16.5* Blueboard 73x 

Cally Apex '16 3h 20* KK Silver 80x

Cally Apex '16 4h 23* KK Silver 80x

Srixon ZX7 5i  AD DI di 95x 

Srixon ZX7 6 - PW Nippon Modus 3 Tour 120s
Vokey SM2 50*, SM2 TVD M 56* & 60*, SM2 64.07

Scotty GoLo 7
 

 

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26 minutes ago, cardoustie said:

Hit the pro’s today, impressed ... decision to make ... forged cb or pro????
 

CB softer feeling ... but did like the thump/click of the pro

Aren’t the profiles pretty different? Feel like that would weigh heavily into the decision, at least for me. Curious which fit your eye the best?

TaylorMade SIM2 7.25º | Raijin Black 65X
TaylorMade SIM2 13.5º | Diamana Thump 75X
TaylorMade SIM 19º | Ventus Blue 9X
Titleist T100s | Dynamic Gold X7
Vokey 52ºF, 56ºD, 60ºLow K  | KBS $-Taper 130X
PXG Mini Gunboat - Gen 2

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Prefer CB profile


Ping G400 Max Fuji Ventus Red 6x

Ping G400 5w 16.5* Blueboard 73x 

Cally Apex '16 3h 20* KK Silver 80x

Cally Apex '16 4h 23* KK Silver 80x

Srixon ZX7 5i  AD DI di 95x 

Srixon ZX7 6 - PW Nippon Modus 3 Tour 120s
Vokey SM2 50*, SM2 TVD M 56* & 60*, SM2 64.07

Scotty GoLo 7
 

 

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26 minutes ago, Morry said:

ready to order the combo set as we speak

 

just need to figure the right shaft out 

 

modus 105x, but gets too light for me in the shorter irons....any suggestions?

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1 hour ago, Morry said:

ready to order the combo set as we speak

 

just need to figure the right shaft out 

 

modus 105x, but gets too light for me in the shorter irons....any suggestions?

I like the Elevate Tour, which I find don’t launch high, maybe a little higher by DG standards but not compared to Modus. I’ve played the regs hard-stepped in long irons too and gone to the stiffs in the rest. Modus 105x is quite low torque and feels that way to me. If you like it you might even like Project X Rifles. The AMT White is also a good suggestion. 

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