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Although technically a game improvement model, consider the Ping G425.

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A set with either standard loft (7i at 30* and PW at 44.5*) or retro spec loft (higher loft with 7i at 32.3* and PW with 47* loft) would give you good spin which would help with dispersion control/

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What's In The Bag (As of April 2023, post-MAX change + new putter)

 

Driver:  Tour Edge EXS 10.5° (base loft); weights neutral   ||  FWs:  Calla Rogue 4W + 7W

Hybrid:  Calla Big Bertha OS 4H at 22°  ||  Irons:  Calla Mavrik MAX 5i-PW

Wedges*:  Calla MD3: 48°... MD4: 54°, 58° ||  PutterΨSeeMore FGP + SuperStroke 1.0PT, 33" shaft

Ball: 1. Srixon Q-Star Tour / 2. Calla SuperHot (Orange preferred)  ||  Bag: Sun Mountain Three 5 stand bag

    * MD4 54°/10 S-Grind replaced MD3 54°/12 W-Grind.

     Ψ  Backups:

  • Ping Sigma G Tyne (face-balanced) + Evnroll Gravity Grip |
  • Slotline Inertial SL-583F w/ SuperStroke 2.MidSlim (50 gr. weight removed) |
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Went and got fit by Titleist today.  I ended up in T100 with Project X LS 6.5 for 6 - PW.  Put me in a TSR2 Hybrid with GD-IZ 95X as it got the spin up and landing angle up.

 

The front to back dispersion was really nice, as were the numbers in general.  I'm a little nervous that I was swinging too well as I was warm, and 7i was 95mph +/- 2mph.  I'm rarely that warm and loose on the course, so hoping the setup works in real world conditions.

OG Stealth Graphite Design Ventus Blue TR 60X

Ping 425 Max Hotmelted Tensei Orange 1k

Titleist T100, Project X LS 6.5

Epic 3w/5w/4h - Tour AD-DI

Wedgeworks SM8 55.13D / SM9 60.08M

Scotty Cameron T22 FB

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For traditional lofts, a sleek look and size and tech that provides way more forgiveness than the ZX7 or Titleist T100/T150, I like the P770. The dark copper finish now available is stunning. Having tried so many irons on this thread, I found most to be either not that forgiving, too large a sole, jacked lofts or they feel harsh. The 770 actually surprised me with its performance and feel. Sleek long irons that are so easy to launch. 

Callaway Paradym Triple Diamond 10.5 w/Diamana TB 60S

PXG GEN6 5 wood w/Diamana S-plus 70 stiff

Yamaha RMX VD 7 wood w/Diamana S-plus 70 stiff

Callaway Mavrik Pro hybrid (22) w/Aldila Tour Blue 85 stiff hybrid

Wilson Staff Model CB 5-G w/DG s300 shafts

Edel T grind 54 w/Nippon 125 wedge shaft

Fourteen RM-12 58 w/Dynamic Golds400

Axis1 Rose putter, 34 inches

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7 hours ago, jjzee said:

My research has led me to T150s, as they will be that sweet spot for me and what I'm looking for. All I have to do now is save all my lunch money..

 

I hit the 150 and did not like it at all.  Not appreciably more forgiving, nor much difference in look (7i) and felt WAY clickier.  200 was the same for me and I really liked the idea of a combo set with a 200 in my 5 iron going into the fitting.

OG Stealth Graphite Design Ventus Blue TR 60X

Ping 425 Max Hotmelted Tensei Orange 1k

Titleist T100, Project X LS 6.5

Epic 3w/5w/4h - Tour AD-DI

Wedgeworks SM8 55.13D / SM9 60.08M

Scotty Cameron T22 FB

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