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915 D2 w NV black (if it was good enough for Speith) a 0811 X Gen4 hzrdus yellow is en route

Original RBZ 15* -just can’t quit it

I stop and restart hearts

0811 X Gen4 10.5 - HZRDUS Yellow
TM RBZ 15* - stock stiff
U510 2i - HZRDUS black 
718 AP3 4-PW, 48 - AMT black S300
SM8 52, 56

'20 Scotty Newport 2

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G410 10.5 Max Driver set to 11.5 degrees with Evenflow Red shaft

G410 5 wood set to 16.5 with 3 wood length Alta shaft

G410 7 wood set to 20.5 with 5 wood length Alta shaft 

Ping G410 LST w VA Slay 55
Ping G410 5 wood w Advanced Shaft Dynamics PD70
Ping G410 7 wood w Alta Shaft
Cobra Baffler 4 Hybrid w Advanced Shaft Dynamics PD70  
Srixon ZX5 5-PW w Recoil 95's

Vokey SM8 50.12 F Grind
Vokey SM8 56.12 D Grind
Vokey SM8 60.08 M Grind 

SC Phantom X5

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Mavrik max 10.5 set to 9.5 neutral with Aldila Tour Blue X flex. Stupidly reliable flat baby draw 260-270 carry all day. I can step on it harder but the courses I play don’t demand it. This will not be changing until it dies. 
 

Srixon F85 15 degree fairway with x flex Hzrdus red. The absolute definition of reliable AND a glued neck. 
 

I also hav an Epic Flash 5 wood with an x flex Hzrdus Smoke but it only comes out when I drop the #2 hybrid out the bag. 
 

 

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Just switched to Sim2 Max driver and 3wood after hitting them on vacation with rental clubs. 

 

I couldn't believe how straight and controlled my shots were with no warm ups. straight from rental office to course. Super easy. Got home, and got the same results in the fitting bay. Also same results the first round out. I always say its the indian, not the arrow. But this was the exception for me. 

Sim2 Max (9 Deg) w Hzrdous Smoke RDX 6.0
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Sim2 Max 3 wood
Mizzy CLK 19degree Hybrid  
Mizzy 4-PW 919 Tour - Modus 120
Mizzy T-20 Raw 50 - Modus 130
TM MG2 54/58 wedges - Modus 130
TM Spider X (Chalk) 
Nike Air Hybrid II Bag x 2 (camo and all white)
 

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G400 Max  w Fujikura Vista Pro 65 55

Sim2 Max D 5 wood w Diamana Limited s60

Both regular flex

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Ping G400 Max driver w Fujikura Vista Pro 55 

TaylorMade Sim2 Max-D w Diamana s60 Limited

Cobra F8 One Length 3H and 4H

Cobra F7 One Length 5-GW

Cleveland CG15 55* & 60* 

Bridgestone TD-01 putter

Jumbomax JMX Ultralite XL grips

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Holy hell I can't say enough about this Honma XP-1 3 wood. Maybe I should look at getting a matching 5 wood for fun.

Taylormade M3 driver Mitsubishi Kuro Kage TiNi 70G shaft (cut to 44.5")

Honma XP-1 3 wood 

Taylormade M1 5 wood

Taylormade GAPR Lo 19* Hybrid 

Byrdie Golf Designs split cavity 4-PW

Mitsubishi Kuro Kage 80g iron shafts

Lazrus 52/8 and 56/12 wedges

Nike Blue Chip 002 putter

Golf Pride Concept Helix grips

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Titleist TS4 w Even Flow White 6.5

My trusty Titleist 917 F3 w Rogue Max 75x

 

The 3 wood has been in my bag for a couple of seasons now, and probably won't leave until I cave the face in as it is so reliable. However the TS4 has been an utter revelation. Almost as reliable as my 3 wood, much longer than my old 917 D3, and I can hit baby draws with it all day.

 

Fairly typical of my golf however, to find Titleist's hardest to hit model the straightest I've ever used.....

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The Dee Three - Titleist TS4 9.5 deg, EvenFlow White 6.5 65g, A1 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

Brooksie - Nike Vapor Fly Pro 2 iron - KBS C-Taper 120S

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

Frankenwedge - Nike SV 52-10, DG Wedge Flex, Much Lead Tape

The Sand Iron - TaylorMade MG2 TW-12 Grind, 56 degree, S400 Tour Issue

The Putter - TaylorMade TP Ardmore 3, 34 inch.

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8 hours ago, bodhi555 said:

Titleist TS4 w Even Flow White 6.5

My trusty Titleist 917 F3 w Rogue Max 75x

 

The 3 wood has been in my bag for a couple of seasons now, and probably won't leave until I cave the face in as it is so reliable. However the TS4 has been an utter revelation. Almost as reliable as my 3 wood, much longer than my old 917 D3, and I can hit baby draws with it all day.

 

Fairly typical of my golf however, to find Titleist's hardest to hit model the straightest I've ever used.....

Funny, I have found the same. I cannot hit the TS4 crooked. I picked it up thinking great backup driver and it didn’t take many swings to figure out it was really my new diver, lol.

 

 

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Mizuno ST-Z 9.5 with Motore F3 S6 shaft.  Normal length.  I have a couple other shafts that I am testing (Aldila Rogue Black stiff and Atmos Black TS Stiff).  So far, love the club and trying to test various loft and face settings maximize distance and control.  So far, one tick in higher loft gets me more distance and a slight fade or straight ball despite the listing as a closed face when loft is added.

 

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So went and tried the epic speed 3w at DGS. piercing flight but everything was hooky (only 2 balls went right of center) and spin was low (20-30 yards of roll out). Anyone else notice that and would the max or a speed 3w help in that area?

Driver: Callaway Epic Max LS with Hzrdus RDX Blue 70g 6.0 

2H: Callaway Super Hybrid with Tensei Orange Pro Hyb 80 Stiff 

3H: Sub70 939X UST proforce V2 black F5 hybrid soft stepped XStiff 

4-AW: PXG OG 0211  with KBS Tour Stiff 2.5* up 1/4" long 

Wedges: Cleveland Zipcore 54 Full/58 Mid (Backup 54*,60*: Ping S Tour KBS Tour Stiff 3* up)

Putter: Putter: TAII #2  

Ball: Snell MTB-X

Tracked by Arccos

 

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Driver: Ping G425 Max (10.5* turned down to 9*).  Current shaft is Rogue 130 White 70TX.

Mini Driver: TM 300 Mini driver 13.5* with HZRDUS Smoke Green TX 70

7 Wood: Tsi2 21* with 80gr HZRDUS Smoke Green TX

 

 

The Rogue shaft is solid and smooth but I think I will ultimately land on putting the Ping adapter on the Smoke Green TX 60 I have from my Tsi3 driver.  We'll see though...

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On 9/14/2021 at 12:55 AM, tannyhoban said:

Funny, I have found the same. I cannot hit the TS4 crooked. I picked it up thinking great backup driver and it didn’t take many swings to figure out it was really my new diver, lol.

 

 

 

Sad thing was I really struggled to get anywhere local who could let me demo one - I kept getting a sucking of teeth "Well sir, that Driver is only supposed to fit 10% of golfers out there so we don't have one, but can I interest you in the TS3?". In the end I went to my local American Golf (the UK's big box store), they got one in from another store, and let me try it up against the SIM, G410 LST, Cobra SZ and Mavrik Sub Zero. The G410 was close, but the TS4 was the 2nd longest and by far the straightest, and the only one I could reliably hit a draw with.

 

Awesome Driver though. It's like a bigger 917 F3, which is exactly what I was looking for.

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The Dee Three - Titleist TS4 9.5 deg, EvenFlow White 6.5 65g, A1 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

Brooksie - Nike Vapor Fly Pro 2 iron - KBS C-Taper 120S

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

Frankenwedge - Nike SV 52-10, DG Wedge Flex, Much Lead Tape

The Sand Iron - TaylorMade MG2 TW-12 Grind, 56 degree, S400 Tour Issue

The Putter - TaylorMade TP Ardmore 3, 34 inch.

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Switch from Cobra Speedzone Driver and 3W to Taylormade SIM2 Driver and 3W.  Loving the new set up!

Driver (10.5): Taylormade SIM2 (Fujikura Ventus Blue 6S)
3-Wood (13.5): Taylormade SIM2 TI (Fujikura Ventus Blue 7X)
Irons (2I, 4I-7I, 8I-PW): Mizuno MP-20/MMC/HMB (Steelfiber i95 Stiff)
GW (51/11): Cleveland CBX 2 (Steelfiber i70 Stiff)
SW (56/12): Cleveland CBX Full Face (Steelfiber i70 Stiff)
LW (62/6): Cleveland ZipCore Tour Rack (Steelfiber i70 Stiff)
Putter: Bettinardi INOVAI 6.0 Center Shaft
Ball: Pro V1x Left Dash

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22 hours ago, bodhi555 said:

 

Sad thing was I really struggled to get anywhere local who could let me demo one - I kept getting a sucking of teeth "Well sir, that Driver is only supposed to fit 10% of golfers out there so we don't have one, but can I interest you in the TS3?". In the end I went to my local American Golf (the UK's big box store), they got one in from another store, and let me try it up against the SIM, G410 LST, Cobra SZ and Mavrik Sub Zero. The G410 was close, but the TS4 was the 2nd longest and by far the straightest, and the only one I could reliably hit a draw with.

 

Awesome Driver though. It's like a bigger 917 F3, which is exactly what I was looking for.

It looks perfect at setup to my eyes and it’s as forgiving as it needs to be. Rapidly becoming my all time favorite.

Tried TS2 and TS3 as well, the 4 is just better for me. And I’m definitely not high swing speed, lol.

 

Seems my golf game gravitates to clubs that shouldn’t work for my metrics.

 

I guess there’s a counter intuitive element there that needs to explored further, but I just roll with it.

 

 

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Current have a Sim Max 3w + M1 driver. Looking to switch to new Tsi3 in both.. but man I love this 3w right now. Fairway finder. 

What's in the bag:

Driver: 2017 Taylormade M1 8.5 w/ HZRDUS Yellow 6.5

Fairway Wood: Sim Max 3w w/ HZRDUS Smoke Yellow 6.5

Irons: 710 AP2 w/ True Temper DG X100

Wedges: Vokey SM6 set (52/56/60) w/ True Temper DG X100

Putters: Bettinardi BB1

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Just got a Sub70 849 Pro driver. Really like it, and will be getting their Pro Tour 4W over the winter.

Sub 70 849 Pro 10.5° (Adjusted to 8.5°) - ProForce V2 Black 6F4 S
Sub 70 949X 4 wood - ProForce V2 Black 7F4 S

Bridgestone Tour B XD-H 2 hybrid - KBS Graphite Tour Prototype 85S
Honma TW-X 3 iron - Vizzard 85S

2015 OnOff Kuro Forged 4-PW - Fujikura Pro Iron 95i Tour S

Nike VR Pro 52°-10° - Fujikura Pro Iron 95i Tour S
Nike VR Pro 56°-14° - Fujikura Pro Iron 95i Tour S
Nike VR Pro 58° DS - Fujikura Pro Iron 95i Tour S
Grips - Number One 50 Pro Series

Scotty Cameron Oil Can Newport (1996) - KBS black CT Tour, Iomic Black Army
MaxFli Tour (Yellow)

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Very happy with my TaylorMade lineup this year ... 

 

SIM2 DRIVER (@6.0) -- 300 MINI (@12.0) -- SIM2 5W (@18.0)

 

Covers all my bases off the tee. Standard drive or when I need to hit it low or fade, driver. Slightly safer shot, or when I need to draw it or hit it mid/high, Mini Driver. Short par 4, five wood. 

Mizuno Stg 220 / Px Rdx

Mizuno Stz 3w 5w / Px Rdx

Mizuno Mp20 4-Pw / Px Ls

Miura Forged 50 54 60 / Px

Ping Tyne 4 / Titleist ProV1 

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So I am strongly considering the Honma XP-1 driver since it isn't outrageous used. There is a lefty Rose TW747 460cc as well, but I kinda like the idea of the GI driver 

Taylormade M3 driver Mitsubishi Kuro Kage TiNi 70G shaft (cut to 44.5")

Honma XP-1 3 wood 

Taylormade M1 5 wood

Taylormade GAPR Lo 19* Hybrid 

Byrdie Golf Designs split cavity 4-PW

Mitsubishi Kuro Kage 80g iron shafts

Lazrus 52/8 and 56/12 wedges

Nike Blue Chip 002 putter

Golf Pride Concept Helix grips

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Drivers

Callaway Mavrik Max 10.5° HZRDUS Smoke 60 - 86% of rounds played

Cobra F6+ (orange) 10.5° Diamana D+ 62 - 14% of rounds played

 

Fairways

Cobra King F9 Tour 4-5W 18.5° HZRDUS Smoke 70 - 63% of rounds played

Cobra King F9 3-4W 14.5° HZRDUS Smoke 70 - 51% of rounds played

Callaway Epic Flash Sub Zero 3W 15° HZRDUS Smoke 70 - 47% of rounds played

Callaway Mavrik Sub Zero 4W 16.5° Aldila Rogue White 70 - 7% of rounds played

 

*as of Sep 18, 2021

Fall 2021

Cobra King F6+ 1W 10.5° (orange) Diamana D+ 62

Callaway Mavrik Sub Zero 4W 16.5° Rogue White 70

Callaway Mavrik Pro 3Hy KBS Hybrid 80

Callaway Apex 19 4Hy 23° EvenFlow Black 85

Callaway 2018 X-Forged 5i-7i / Apex MB 8i-PW Modus 120

Mizuno S18 51.08 56.10 60.10 DG Wedge

Bettinardi Studio Stock 28 CS / Piretti Cottonwood II CS

 

https://www.golfwrx.com/660122/witb-golfwrx-members-edition-jbrunk/

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Sim 9.0 with a Speeder 757 and Sim2 max 15.0 with a Ventus Black 7x

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Cobra King LTD Pro 8.5 LAGP Tour AXS BLU 60X

TM Sim2 Max 15.0 Ventus Black Velocore 7x

TM M3 19.0 Diamana WB 80x

TM 2019 P790 4-P Project X 6.5 Taper

Vokey Sm8 50F 60M Project X 6.0 Taper

Cleveland Zipcore 54 Project X 6.0 Taper

SIK Pro C-Series Armlock LAGP TPZ 180 | Bridgestone Tour B X (Testing Pro V1x Left Dash) 

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Current:

Driver - SIM Max 10.5 (playing at 10.5 or 9.75); Ventus Red 5 (made for)

FW - M6 5W; Atmos Orange (made for, obviously)

 

Formerly:

Driver - 2016 M2 9deg; HZRDUS T800 (the one that came in European Epic drivers)

FW - early 2000s V-Steel 3W; original M.A.S.2 shaft

 

Big turning forward of the calendar and big improvement in that part of my game.

Driver: TaylorMade SIM Max

Wood: TaylorMade M6

Hybrid: Taylormade M3

Irons: Titleist 718 AP1

Wedges: Titleist Vokey SM7

Putter: TaylorMade Ardmore 2 Black Copper

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