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For those gaming strong lofted long irons, what’s your top end set up?


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My 5i is 23.5 degrees. Mavrik Pro. I skip the 4i and go straight to a 915h 3h @ 21 degrees. Then a Cobra f9 5w @ 18. Then a 915f 3w at 15 and cobra f9 driver at 10.5.

So it's basically 3 traditional woods, a 3h that fills a few different roles between that and the irons, and then a 5i that is better off the tee for me than the ground, if I'm being honest.

The 5i is my worst club in the bag. All shafts are r flex.

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Strongest loft is my 6i at 23 degrees. 

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 

Sacks Parenti 39 Putting Instrument 
 

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I have a 2 hybrid set to 16* in between my driving iron and 3 metal.  15 to 20 yard gaps.  It works for me. 

TM SIM 2, 8* w/Diamana ZF 60TX

TM SIM 15* w/Diamana ZF 80TX

TM Tour Issue Rescue 11 TP Deep Face Ghost Proto 16* HB  w/Thump 105x

New Level NLU-01 21* w/KBS Proto 105x

New Level 623-M 5-PW w/MMT 125 TX

54* Miura HB w/KBS 610 S+, 58* Miura w/KBS Tour Black

Scotty Cameron Studio Select Newport 1

 

 

 

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My irons are Mavrik Pros and I stop at a 6 iron at 26.5. I did have a Mavrik Max 5 iron at 23* but replaced it with a Hybrid at the same loft. I then go 20* Super Hybrid (the orange one), 16.5* 4w, and driver. The set up seems to work well enough for me. The super is the only club up top right now that may or may not be safe if I can find a used 7 wood that I want to try. I'm also open to a 278 hybrid to try in place of the 6 iron if I can come across and 818 with an atmos black like my 23* version.

 

I play courses between 6000 and 6400 yards and don't often have second shots with longer then 7 (30.5*) or 8 (34.5) irons unless its a par 5 in which case I'm probably not going for it anyway unless I have a lot of room around the green.

Callaway Mavrik 10.5 Project X Even Flow Riptide 60 6.0

Callaway Mavrik 4W 16.5* Project X Even Flow Riptide 70 6.0

Callaway Super Hybrid 20*  Tensei Pro Orange 80s

Titleist 818H1 23* - Fuji Atmos Black TS 9s

Callaway Mavrik Pro 6- AW TT Elevate  105s

Callaway JAWS MD5 52.10S , 56.12W, 60.12X - TT Dynamic Gold 115

2021 Ping Kushin 4

Srixon Z-Star/Callaway Chrome Soft

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My Takomo 4 iron is 20.5 do I will pull my GAPR and just have my 18* 5 wood.

Taylormade M6 D Type driver Mitsubishi Kuro Kage TiNi 70G shaft (cut to 44.5")

Honma XP-1 3 and 5 wood 

Taylormade GAPR Lo 19* Hybrid 

Byrdie Golf Designs split cavity 4-PW

Mitsubishi Kuro Kage 80g iron shafts

Haywood 52/10 and 56/12 wedges

Nike Blue Chip 002 putter

Golf Pride Concept Helix grips

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From my 26* six iron, it goes up to a 23* four hybrid, 21* 7-wood, 17.5* 5-wood, 14.5* 3-wood, 9.5* driver

TXG Custom King Cobra F9 9.5* , Accra FX 140 2.0 M2
TXG Custom King Cobra F9 14.5*, Accra FX 140 2.0 M3
TXG Custom Cobra King Ltd. 5-wood 17.5*, Accra FX 140 2.0 M2
TXG Custom T. Made SIM Max 7-wood, Accra FX 140 2.0 M2
TXG Custom Mizuno CLK 23*, Tensei Red CK 60 R
TXG Custom Mizuno JPX 919 Hot Metal 6-pw, 1* up, Recoil E460 R + 1/2"
TXG Custom Mizuno T20, 50/07, 56/10, 60/07, Nippon 950H Neo
TXG Custom PXG Brandon, 34.5"
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I play Driver 10.5°, 17° 4 wood, 20.5° and 23° hybrids and then my longest iron is 24°. In previous sets this was my 4 iron but in my current set it is a 5 iron. FWIW I find the 24° 5 iron much easier to hit than previous model 24° 4 irons. Maybe the number stamped on the bottom DOES matter. 🤔 Or maybe it is the shorter shaft length? 🙂 Either way I'm loving my new, strong lofted, 'distance' irons. 

Cobra King F9  Driver 10.5° Atmos Blue 6 stiff
17° Callaway X Hot 4 wood
20.5°& 23° Cleveland DST Launcher hybrids
Srixon ZX5 5 - PW Modus 105 Regular 

Cleveland CBX 2 50°/10°, RTX 2 54°/12, RTX 3 58°/9°
Ping Anser Sigma 2 putter

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