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I think I could play with just about anything to be honest. The only OEMs I might struggle a bit with would be Srixon purely for their drivers (as I find them to promote a bit more draw than I'd prefer) and maybe Mizuno, as again their drivers are a touch spinney for me. However, if it's free, I wouldn't complain and just learn my yardages with the new clubs and be on my way.

Taylormade R510TP - Speeder 757 Sonartec NP-99 14* and 17* - NV Green 85 Nickent Genex 3DX 21* - Dynamic Gold SL Titleist 660 4-P - Dynamic Gold Cleveland 54* and 59* - Dynamic Gold Scotty Cameron Teryllium

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I could go two ways... I've settled into a nice little imaginary 13-club contract with Cobra (putter excluded), so it would be easy to add a bag and head-to-toe Puma apparel/shoe/glove contract, and then keep putter and ball with Cleveland/Srixon.

 

Alternatively, if I broke it up a bit more, I'd probably go 10- or 11- club with Cobra, Wedges/Putter/Ball with Cleveland/Srixon, Apparel/Shoe/Glove with Under Armour, and leave the bag up to the highest bidder.

 

Off-course endorsements are an entirely different story...

[size=3][color=#000000][b]Cobra [/b][/color][color=#808080]King F8+[/color] [color=#000000][i]Driver 10.5* [/i] | Matrix 65M4 Black Tie S[/color]
[color=#000000][b]Cobra[/b] [/color][color=#808080]King F8[/color] [color=#000000][i]3/4w 14.5* [/i]| Aldila NV Blue 2KXV S[/color]
[color=#000000][b]Cobra [/b][/color][color=#808080]King F8 [/color][color=#000000][i]5/6w 17.5* [/i]| [/color][/size][color=#000000][size=3]Aldila NV Blue 2KXV S[/size][/color]
[size=3][color=#000000][b][font=helvetica, arial, sans-serif]Cobra [/font][/b][/color][color=#808080][font=helvetica, arial, sans-serif]King F8[/font][/color] [color=#000000][i]4h 22*[/i] | Aldila Rogue Pro 75 S[/color][/size]
[size=3][color=#000000][b]Cobra [/b][/color][color=#808080]Bio Cell +[/color] [color=#000000][i]5i - Gw[/i] | [/color][/size][color=#000000][size=3]TT Dynalite Gold XP S300[/size][/color]
[size=3][color=#000000][b]Cobra [/b][/color][color=#808080]King WideLow[/color] [color=#000000][i]56* & 60* [/i]| TT Dynamic Gold S200[/color]
[color=#000000][b]Cleveland [/b][/color][color=#808080]TFi 2135 Satin Elevado CB[/color] [color=#000000][i]Putter [/i]| 35" Counterbalance[/color]
[color=#000000][b]Ogio [/b][/color][color=#696969]OZone Cart [/color]| [color=#000000][b]Ogio [/b][/color][color=#696969]Shredder Stand[/color][/size][color=#696969][size=3] [/size][/color][size=3]| [/size][color=#000000][size=3][b]Orlimar [/b][/size][/color][color=#696969][size=3]Pitch & Putt Stand[/size][/color]

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Callaway woods, Mizuno irons, Vokey wedges and a Scotty

 

BUT if I really had to choose one club manufacturer I’d go with Titleist

Linksoul for the apparel

Adidas footwear

And slap a big fat Tesla logo on my bag and hat.

 

That would be pretty awesome.

[b]Callaway [/b]GBB Epic SZ 9° MRC KK Dual Core Silver Proto 60 TS
[b]Titleist[/b] 915F 15° Aldila Rogue 70X
[b]Titleist [/b]712U 3i KBS C-Taper Lite 115x
[b]Mizuno[/b] MP5 (4-9) KBS C-Taper Lite 115x
[b]Vokey[/b] SM6 48° 52° (F) 56° (M) 60° (L) DG Tour Issue s400
[b]Scotty Cameron[/b] Studio Design 3.5 34"
[b]Kirkland[/b] Signature[b], Titleist[/b] Pro V1 and [b]Srixon[/b] Z Star

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Callaway.

 

They make great drivers, fairway woods and wedges which I’m already playing.

 

It wouldn’t be a stretch for me to move away from my Mizuno 900T irons.

 

I would have a hard time getting away from my Ping Redwood Putter, but their Oddysey putters have many majors.

 

Their tour balls and clothing attire are great as well.

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Titleist, PING or TaylorMade I would be happy with.... maybe even Callaway. The hardest thing for me with PING would be getting to their 11 club demand including the putter... but I actually prefer their woods over any OEM.

 

The other three would be super easy as I’d use Vokey wedges and a Cameron no matter who sponsored me. TM and Callaway would be easy to do Dr, 3W, driving iron, blades...

[b]XHP 3-Deep (13)- 7.3X @ 43.5”
X-Forged UT (#3- 21)- DG X700
716MB (5-PW)- DG S400
Vokey (TVD SM7 RAW 52 & SM6 RAW 58)- DG S400
Cameron Napa California @ 34"[/b]

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Free agent cherry picking is a luxury that's hard to give up -- even though it would be nice if someone else was floating the bill for my equipment needs.

 

Mainstream brands? Would have been Nike had they still been in the equipment game. Now though, probably Titleist or TaylorMade. Both make great irons with TaylorMade having the upper hand on woods, Titleist on wedges and putter.

 

Otherwise something like Artisan Golf. Handmade wedges and irons by Mike Taylor and one of their putters. Then woods and a driving iron from TaylorMade.

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Mizuno or Callaway. I would probably throw Ping in there now. I would add Titleist, but I hate their drivers.

Driver: Ping G410 Plus w/Tour AD XC7 
3 Wood: Cobra King Speedzone/HZRDUS Smoke Yellow 70

5 Wood: Callaway Mavrik Subzero/Aldila Rogue White 70
Long Irons (4-6): Wilson D7 Forged/DG120TI
Short Irons (7-P): Wilson Staff Model Blade/DG120TI

Wedges (50/54/58): RTX-4 Raw/DGS400
Putter: Original Odyssey White Hot XG No. 7
Ball: Titleist Left Dash

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It would be nice to have multi sponsorships, but I understand why some OEMS want an 11 club minimum if not more.

 

I personally think the putter and clothing are the most important for marketing purposes. Putters are the only clubs that get close ups, the rest kind of all look the same when the camera is 20ft. away, minus Taylormade with their M line woods.

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Mizuno

Driver-Titleist TS3 9.5* w/Project X Evenflow White 65 X-Stiff
3W-Titleist TS3 15.75* w/Project X Evenflow white 65 X-Stiff
Mizuno MMC Fli-Hi 3 iron w/KBS C-Taper 130X (bent to 17.5*)
4-PW Mizuno MP-18 MBw/KBS C-Taper 130X
Mizuno T7 52/09 w/KBS C-Taper 130X soft stepped
Mizuno T7 56/10 w/KBS C-Taper 130X soft stepped
Bridgestone Tour B X

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Taylormade 13 club deal - so i can change putters if i want.

Peter Millar/Gfore apparel/shoes

SIM 9* (set 1 tick higher loft) / Tensei AV White RAW prototype 2.0 65TX tipped 1" playing 45"

Epic Flash SZ / 3+ (set -1/N) / HZRDUS Smoke Black 75g 6.5 tipped 2"

SIM Max 3H / Tensei PW Hybrid 100TX

Apex MB Chrome / 3-PW / Modus 130 X

MD4 Chrome / 52, 56, 60 / DG 115 S200 (for now)

Piretti Tour 801R / 35.5"

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Punch Cigars & Pappy Van Winkle bourbon...

Hogan's Secret.......it's in plain sight but not for everyone...
https://6sigmagolfrx.com/
2017 Taylormade M2 9.5 (set at 10.5) w/ Diamana S+ Blueboard 60 S
2010 Tour Edge Exotics XCG3 3W w/Fujikura Motore S 15 deg
2014 Taylormade SLDR S HL 3W 17deg Fujikura Speeder 65 R, shortened
2017 Tour Edge Exotics 3H UST Mamiya 670 S
2009 Callaway Xforged 3i w/ KBS tour S
2012 Cobra Amp Forged 4-GW w/ Fujikura Pro i95 S
2013 Miura forged 54 & 58 wedges - w/ DG Tour issue S
Ping Cadence Rustler Traditional putter

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It'd be between Titleist and Mizuno and Titleist would have to win because I pretty much can't even stand to look at any other driver on the market (Epic SZ might be okay but I don't like the rest of the Cally lineup). And the driver is the most important club in my bag, so Titleist wins. Plus, you get great wedges, great putter and the #1 ball. Man I'd miss my Mizzy's though...

TS 3 8.5º w/ LAGP TOUR AXS 70X
917F3 16.5º w/ Grafalloy blue
T-MB 2 iron C-Taper
Mizuno MP-5,  4-9 C-Taper
SM6 47º, 52º, 56º, 60 C-Taper
Scotty Special Select Newport 2, 35" Tour Issue X7, Hard stepped x2, Tipped 2"


 

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For me its an easy choice....Cobra as I've gravitated towards their woods since the ZL Encore days. Also a big fan of their irons too, although Mizuno would be a very close second for me. Plus I would get a cool clothing closet from Puma golf too.

DriversPXG Proto 0811x (10.5) / Fujikura Ventus Blue "Patriot Edition" 6s w/Velocore
Fairway:  Cobra F6 Baffler (16) / Project X Hzrdus Red 75 (6.0)

Hybrid:  Cobra F7 3-4 (20.5) / Aldila Tour Blue 85s
Irons:  Cleveland UHX (5), Srixon Z565 (6-Aw) / Recoil 110 F5

            PXG 0211 (5-Gw) / TT Elevate Tour X
Wedge:  Cleveland RTX Zipcore (54/12) / Nippon Modus 115w
Wedge:  TM Hi-Toe (60/10) / KBS Hi Rev 2.0
Putter:  Odyssey Metal X Milled Versa #9Ht (Custom)
Bag:  Bennington LQO-9

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