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I don't but use the HALO 16 degree. It needed to be reshafted to help it launch higher to help it get into the air. I personally don't think anything less than 16 degrees will help get any more distance. My clubmaker recommends 19 and up. I have a KZG 18 also which I switch out depending on the hole.

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not sure if you are asking me the ? on 1-iron. never had 1 or 2-iron.

i kept the 3-wood in the bag - i know that it is doubled need with the TM DR hybrid but i use the 3-wood when i need to tee-off.. get much better feel & a bit more distance off-the-tee box with the 3-wood - i think due to more spin from it.. ahh what do i know.

just using whatever works for me. sorry for getting off the main topic.

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I plan on adding a 14 degree hybrid to my bag soon as a 3 wood replacement. I'm leaning toward the Halo 14 degree because of past positive experience with higher lofted versions but I'm aware of a few other hybrid options at that loft as well.

 

OEM

TM Rescue Dual TP (I'm pretty sure only the TP version comes in 14 loft)

Hogan CFT-Ti

Callaway Heavenwood

Callaway FT-hybrid (neutral version only)

 

Component

KZG Utility Iron

Infiniti Hot Shot

Rapture V1 10.5 BB
Rapture V1 14
G15 2,4,5,6 HY Recoil 95
G15 7-LW CFS
Karsten TR B60

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i used a taylormade rescue dual tp 14* for a while during my quest for a new 3 wood. it was real easy to hit, and had a soft landing - great for long par 3's and going for par 5's in 2. i ended up finding two fairway woods that i hit really well too, nike t-60 and tm v-steel. not as easy to hit as the rescue dual, but they were longer, especially the t-60 off the tee.

 

the 14* hybrid is great, and a great choice, but for me and my game, i felt like i got more "bang for my buck" with a 3-wood, preferably the nike t-60.

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hi all:just curious if your replacing a 3wd with a 14* hybrid what shaft length will you use stock 3wd length or something shorter for more controll.i know retief goosen used a tm rescue mid 14* instead of a three wood for a while with some success,but it all comes down to what your more comfortable with fwds or hybrids and also what's more important to you more distance or more accuracy.lets face it distance means nothing if you are always having to hit a recovery shot out of trouble on most holes.just my $0.02 cents worth and thanks for the input :crazy:

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I use a 42" (Black) Vista Pro 90 in my 14* Tour-issued Rescue-Mid. That makes it as long as any 3-wood out there, but still more accurate and easier to hit than any conventional 3-wood.

[b]What's in Bobcat's Bag? (Showing more than 14 clubs due to options)[/b]

Driver: TM 2015 9.5* SLDR-C - 45.5" Miyazaki Kusala Black 61s (tipped 1/2")
Fairway: TM Tour-iussue V-Steel 15* 3W - 43.25" Fujikura 757 Speeder Stiff
Hybrid Fairway: TM Rescue Fairway 15* '3-Strong'- 42.75" Fujikura VP-90 Stiff
Hybrids: TM Rescue-Mid TP's 19*(3H) & 22*(4H) - Fujikura Vista Pro 90 Stiff
Driving Irons: TM TP UDI's 16* (#1) & 20* (#3) - KBS C-Taper Lite 110 Stiff Shafts
Irons: TM 2015 SLDR Irons (5-8i only) - KBS C-Taper Lite 110 Stiff Flex Steel
Hybrid Wedges: Cleveland 2011 Niblicks - 42*PW /49*DW / 56*SW - Stock Steel
Wedge: 2011 Cleveland CG-16 Black Pearl 58*/8* (SW/LW) - Stock Steel Shaft
Putter: Bettinardi BBX-81 Blade - 35" Bettinardi Stock Steel Putter Shaft
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hi all:just curious if your replacing a 3wd with a 14* hybrid what shaft length will you use stock 3wd length or something shorter for more controll.i know retief goosen used a tm rescue mid 14* instead of a three wood for a while with some success,but it all comes down to what your more comfortable with fwds or hybrids and also what's more important to you more distance or more accuracy.lets face it distance means nothing if you are always having to hit a recovery shot out of trouble on most holes.just my $0.02 cents worth and thanks for the input :crazy:

 

b-man,

The shorter shaft is a big reason the 14 degree hybrid will replace a 3 wood for me. 41.5 - 42 inches for the hybrid versus 43 or more for a conventional 3 wood makes a difference for me with solid contact off the deck. I've considered playing a shorter shafted 3 wood but most of the hybrids have more upright lie angles than similar lofted FW's, which allows for better sole/turf contact with the shorter shaft at least for taller players like myself who need more upright lie angles. I agree with you that it's a personal preference choice though, some players are money with traditional FW woods but I've never been able to hit them consistently straight and the hybrids just seem to suit my eye and my swing.

Rapture V1 10.5 BB
Rapture V1 14
G15 2,4,5,6 HY Recoil 95
G15 7-LW CFS
Karsten TR B60

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