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I’m currently sitting on 3.7 and game a Taylormade M4 15 degree small head 3 wood.  It’s a tour issue head and the loft in standard position is actually 15.1 and 57.something degree lie angle. 

Driver:  TaylorMade 300 Mini 11.5° (10.2°), Fujikura Ventus Blue 5S Velocore

3W:  TaylorMade M4 15°, Graphite Design Tour AD DI 7S

Hybrid:  TaylorMade Sim2 2 Iron Hybrid 17°, Mitsubishi Tensai AV Raw Blue 80 stiff

Irons:  Ben Hogan Icon blades 4-PW, Nippon Modus3 Tour 120 stiff

GW / LW:  Scratch Golf 1018 forged 50°/ 58° DS, Nippon Modus3 Tour 120 stiff

SW:  Callaway MD5 Jaws 54°, TT DG Tour Issue S200 115g wedge shaft

Putter: Byron Morgan DH89 GSS custom, Salty MidPlus cork grip

Grips: BestGrips Augusta Microperf leather slip on

 

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I hate 3 woods... I have tried many, but "fore left!" is the most likely outcome when it comes out for a swing. Play off 7.6. 

 

I think the next one is going to be a TSi 2 - 16.5 degrees set open and flat. Gonna play it shorter (42") with a heavier 85 gram shaft. Distance has never been an issue, so I am hoping that going up to the 4W with the shorter and heavier shaft combo will be my golden ticket to some consistency in that slot. 

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0.5 - Currently playing the Ping G400 14.5

Ping G425 Max Driver 9* Project X Hzrdus Smoke Green Small Batch 6.5 60g

Ping G400 3 Wood 14.5* Project X Hzrdus Yellow 75g 6.5
Ping G425 Hybrid 19* Project X Even Flow Blue 85g 6.0
Ping i210 4-PW DG 120 X100

Cleveland RTX ZipCore 50* 54* 58* DG Tour Issue S400  
Ping Heppler Fetch 33" Superstroke Tour 2.0
Titleist Pro V1x 

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14.8 and I prefer a 4 wood to 3.  Currently gaming the Mavrik 16.5 4 wood.  Previously used some of the TM HL 3 woods which are basically 4 woods.

 

I get better launch with the extra loft.

Callaway Mavrik Max Driver
Cobra Speedzone fairway
M6 hybrid
PXG 0211 irons (5 to G)
Callaway 56 and 60 PM grind 2.0
PXG Operator putter

Callaway Chrome Soft balls
 

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Not actively handicapping myself right now, but traditionally play to a mid-high single digit cap. 

 

Still playing my trusty Callaway Diablo Edge Tour 15* with an Accra Dymatch M5 75.

 

I've also got the "Stenson-lite" - Callaway Diablo Octane Tour 13* with an Aldila NV 75 that I use on certain courses. 

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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5.5 currently. Haven’t played more than 10 rounds in the past two years and just got a whole new bag of clubs so I’m expecting to get back to the 2-3 I was prior to COVID by the end of the season. 
 

Playing a SIM2 Max 15* vent flat and with hotmelt in the toe and a Ventus Blue 7X. 

**WITB as of 10/12/21****

Taylormade SIM 2 - 10.5* - Ventus Blue 6X tipped 1.5" playing at 45" D5 SW Hotmelt added to head

Taylormade SIM 2 MAX - 15* Ventus Blue 7X Tipped 2" playing at 43" D5 SW Bent Flat and hot melted

Taylormade SIM 2 MAX Hybrid - 19* Ventus Blue HB 9X 

Callaway 21' X-Forged UT 18* - Ventus Blue HB 9X / 2* Flat (+1* loft)

Miura TC-201 4-PW $-taper 130X 2* flat

Taylormade MG 3 KBS 610 Wedge 125S+ 50SB/55SB/60HB
Golf Pride Tour Velvet +4 standard + 2 wraps
TaylorMade TP Soto 33.5” with Super Stroke Pistol GTR 2.0 - 

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14 hours ago, byoshio82 said:

5.5 currently. Haven’t played more than 10 rounds in the past two years and just got a whole new bag of clubs so I’m expecting to get back to the 2-3 I was prior to COVID by the end of the season. 
 

Playing a SIM2 Max 15* vent flat and with hotmelt in the toe and a Ventus Blue 7X. 

Where did you get your SIM2 Max bent flat?

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8.5 handicap. Finally settled on TSi2 15 degree after struggling to find a 3 wood this year.

Taylormade Sim 2 Max 10.5 @ 8.5 Kuro Kage Silver 5th Gen 60S

Titleist TSi 2 15 @ A1 Tensei Raw AV Blue 65S

Srixon ZX 19 @ 22 Project X Evenflow Riptide 80 6.0

Srixon ZX4 5-PW NS Pro 950 GH Neo S (Lead Tape on PW)

Cleveland RTX Full Face 48/7 53/8 58/9 DG TI Spinner

Scotty Cameron Special Select Del Mar 34 20g Weights SS Pistol GT Tour 25g Weight

Titleist Pro V1X Yellow

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I'm a bad golfer and tinker who would be lucky to double bogey any hole and don't have a handicap, but I'm using an Epic Speed with a 1.5 inch tipped Graphite Design M9003 in 7X.  Even with a relatively gentle swing, the ball rockets into the air and is probably the best club I've tinkered this year.  I'm sure it would be useless to try to hold a green with, but it would be a great driver alternative on those days the driver doesn't agree with me (which is most of the time).  

 

 

 

 

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