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Project X launches HZRDUS T1100 shafts

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Project X’s T1100 is currently one of the hottest shafts on the PGA Tour, as well the newest member of the company’s HZRDUS graphite shaft family — and starting today it’s available at a custom club fitter near year.

Project X’s Don Brown describes the T1100 shaft as “the ultimate spin killer for players with the most aggressive tempo.” The shafts get their name from the T1100G fiber used in their construction. Brown calls T1100G “the strongest fiber available,” and it’s used to create a stiff bend profile throughout each shaft that encourages a low-launching, low-spinning trajectory.

All T1100 shaft are handcrafted in the company’s R&D facility in San Diego with a counter-balanced design that allows golfers to add more club length or head weight to improve ball speed. They use what Project X calls an “ultra-premium brilliant, high reflective finish” that takes four days to apply.

Dustin Johnson, winner of this week’s Genesis Open and the No. 1-ranked golfer in the Official World Golf Rankings, is currently using a tour-only, 95-gram version of the HZRDUS T1100 shaft in his 3 wood (See DJ’s full WITB).

The HZRDUS T1100 ($450 each) is currently available in two weights (65 and 75 grams) and three flexes: 5.5, 6.0 and 6.5.

Related: See what GolfWRX Members are saying about HZRDUS T1100 shafts. 

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Zak is the Editor-in-Chief of GolfWRX.com. He's been a part of the company since 2011, when he was hired to lead GolfWRX's Editorial Department. Zak developed GolfWRX's Featured Writer Program, which supports aspiring writers and golf industry professionals. He played college golf at the University of Richmond (Go Spiders!) and still likes to compete in tournaments. You can follow Zak on Twitter @ZakKoz, where he's happy to discuss his game and all the cool stuff that's part of his job.

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  1. Dave R

    Mar 30, 2017 at 12:28 am

    I need a 65gram stiff please. Money in the mail

  2. Dave R

    Mar 30, 2017 at 12:25 am

    price boys price

  3. BunkieBill

    Feb 21, 2017 at 7:15 pm

    Yeah right, sign me and my 20 hdcp. up for the over 75 gram “Tour Only” version. I mean, me and

    my internet warrior near tour swing needs all the carry I can get, especially with soggy fairways

    as Riviera had. Got to keep up with D.J. when I play those back tees! These companies are killing

    me these jillion dolls’ shafts for hacks like me! Where’s a 90’s era Callaway “firm” shaft when ya

    need it? Good luck marketing these during fitting sessions!

  4. IDC

    Feb 21, 2017 at 2:41 am

    WTF on the price?

    • Dat

      Feb 21, 2017 at 10:41 am

      Same materials as GD shafts. Really for 115 ss+ with a fast transition, so everyone on wrx needs one.

      • lco21

        Feb 21, 2017 at 4:12 pm

        I’m getting them in my irons as well as probably my putter.

      • IDC

        Feb 22, 2017 at 2:47 am

        Oh you mean made in the USA prices. Of labor costs. Got it.

    • McPickens

      Feb 22, 2017 at 7:12 am

      that’s the smoke and mirrors fancy paint job…
      “They use what Project X calls an “ultra-premium brilliant, high reflective finish” that takes four days to apply.

  5. LD

    Feb 20, 2017 at 5:17 pm

    Again, no retail shafts heavier than 75g. No sale from me.

    • KK

      Feb 20, 2017 at 8:58 pm

      DJ carries 320 yds with a 68g shaft and you need more than 75g. Sure, bud.

      • S Hitter

        Feb 21, 2017 at 12:34 pm

        Well yeah, but we both need the heavier ones for our fairway woods. Duh

  6. Chris

    Feb 20, 2017 at 3:38 pm

    Sounds like you really need to be able to bring the heat with these things……….

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Gary Woodland WITB 2018

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Equipment is accurate as of the 2018 Honda Classic (2/19/2018).

Driver: TaylorMade M3 440 (9 degrees)
Shaft: Acra Tour-Z RPG

Fairway Woods: TaylorMade M2 2017 (15 degrees)
Shafts: Accra Tour-Zx 4100

Driving Iron: Titleist 716 T-MB (2)
Shaft: KBS Tour C-Taper 130 X

Irons: Titleist 716 MB (4-9)
Shafts: KBS Tour C-Taper Limited Edition Black PVD 130 X

Wedges: Titleist Vokey SM7 (48-10F, 52-08F, 56-10S), Callaway Mack Daddy PM Grind (60-10)
Shafts: KBS Tour C-Taper Limited X (48), KBS Hi-Rev Black PVD S-Flex (52, 56, 60)

Putter: Scotty Cameron Circle T 009
Grip: Scotty Cameron Pistol

Golf Ball: Bridgestone Tour B X

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Discussion: See what GolfWRX members are saying about Woodland’s clubs. 

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Cobra launches King Forged Tec Black and King Black Utility irons

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We first spotted Cobra’s new King Forged Tec Black irons (in both One-length and variable length) and King Black Utility irons (in both One-length and variable length) at the 2018 PGA Show. The company wasn’t dishing out any information related to the clubs at that time, however, electing to await for the official launch to provide details.

Well, Cobra officially launched the clubs on Tuesday, so we now have all of the tech info, specs and more.

Read below for all of the details, and click here to see what GolfWRX members are saying about the clubs in our forums.

King Forged Tec Black irons

Cobra first launched its Forged Tec irons in 2015; “Tec” stands for Technology Enhanced Cavity. They used five different materials in the club head to produce an iron with more forgiveness and distance.

The 2018 Forged Tec irons have gotten a material upgrade with a new Forged 4140 Stainless Steel face, allowing them to be made thinner and produce greater ball speeds across the face. They also have the new “dimonized” black finish that appeared on the company’s King Forged MB/CB irons in the past (and the irons that Rickie Fowler uses). Cobra says the finish is more durable than any black finish on the market.

“The handsome new Dimonized Black Metal (DBM) Matte Finish boasts the industry’s most durable satin black finish ever, reducing glare and providing extreme wear resistance while maintaining the look and feel of a classic forged iron,” Cobra said in a press release.

Additionally, the irons have tungsten weights to lower CG (center of gravity), and move CG more toward the center of the face, and they have carbon fiber medallions to dampen vibrations for a softer feel.

Forged Tec Black One Length

At the 2018 PGA Show, Cobra representatives said that One-length irons represent at least 60 percent of all its iron sales. Yea, wow. So it’s no wonder why Cobra is coming out with Forged Tec Black One-length irons in addition to its variable length offering.

The one-length irons sets match the weight and length of the 7 iron throughout the set, and have progressive tungsten weighting to achieve different launch characteristics — that means the longer irons will launch a bit higher, and the shorter irons a bit lower. New in this set is also progressive lie angle configurations; the longer irons will have a more upright lie angle, while the shorter irons will have a bit flatter lie angle.

The goal here is to allow golfers to take one swing no matter what the number says on the sole of their irons, but still produce desired results.

Both of the Forged Tec Black irons come equipped with Cobra Connect (powered by Arccos) in the butt end of the grips so golfers can retrieve data on every shot they hit during a round of golf or practice session. Golfers who purchase a set of these irons will also receive enough Arccos sensors to put in the remaining clubs in their bag, as well.

The irons come stock with steel True Temper AMT Tour White shafts, with a powder-coated black finish to match the black club heads, or graphite UST Recoil ES SmacWrap shafts. The 7-piece sets (5-PW, GW) sell for $1,099 in steel or $1199 in graphite, and will hit retail on April 6.

King Utility Black irons

Cobra also announced the launch of its King Utility Black irons, including variable length and one-length options.

They’re each made with Cobra’s familiar PwrShell face technology, which adds stability around the perimeter to make the clubs more forgiving while also allowing the faces to be constructed thinner. The faces use forged 455 high-strength stainless steel inserts to optimize ball speed across the face. Also for greater ball speeds, they have full, hollow-body constructions, and they have Tungsten toe weights (67-73 grams in the variable length irons and 90-94 grams in the shorter, one-length irons). For more precision and consistent spin, they have CNC milled faces and grooves.

The utility irons are also adjustable, with +/- one degree of adjustability using their MyFly8 hosel.

They have black PVD coats to achieve their black finishes, rather than the dimonized finish of the Forged Tec irons. Like the Forged Tec irons, however, they come equipped with Cobra Connect in the grips.

The Utility Black irons hit retail on April 6, and will sell for $219 in graphite and $199 in steel. The variable length heads will be available in 3 (18-21 degrees) and 4 (21-24 degrees) irons, while the One-length irons are available in 3 (18-21 degrees), 4 (21-24 degrees) and 5 (24-27 degrees) irons. Each come stock with steel true Temper AMT Tour White shafts with black powder coating, or graphite UST Recoil ES SmacWrap shafts.

Discussion: See what GolfWRX members are saying about Cobra’s new irons here

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The Elder and Younger 2-Ball, #teamkiradech, and a very boring wedge on the Honda Classic range

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GolfWRX is live this week from the 2018 Honda Classic at PGA National’s Champion course  in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. And there was plenty to see on the range Monday.

Kiradech Aphibarnrat, making his first U.S. start since the 2016 Web.com Finals, was in his glory. We got WITB looks at (the very yellow bag) of Brandt Snedeker, Gary Woodland, and Chesson Hadley, too.

Here are a few of the best shots from t-minus three days until tournament time.

Chesson Hadley is gaming this superb, decade-old, lead tape-laden, Odyssey 2-Ball.

We also spotted Odyssey’s latest 2-Ball offering, the Exo Two-Ball. No word on whether Mr. Hadley is upgrading…

Kiradech Aphibarnrat’s putter cover is everything you’d expect (and perhaps more).

The leader of #teamkiradech also has his emoji self embroidered on the back of his shirt. This would only be made better if emoji Kiradech also had an embroidered emoji on his shirt.

Chesson Hadley is also gaming one of Vokey’s new SM7 wedges with a bit of weight removed in a very boring fashion.

As if there weren’t enough yellow in this picture… Banana Snedeker?

All joking aside, you gotta love Snedeker gaming a Tourstage X 5-wood.

…with this wear mark, no less.

Laundry service for Bronson Burgoon, please?

Chad Campbell loves three things: UNLV, shaving cream, and Arnold Palmer. The Palmer-Barbasol thing makes sense, as the King reportedly abhorred facial hair on professional golfers (really).

A lovely assortment of Piretti covers. It’s probably frowned upon as a professional to walk away with this whole bag, but tempting nevertheless…

Ditto: Bettinardi.

Check out all our photos from the 2018 Honda Classic below!

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Discussion: See what GolfWRX members are saying about the photos in our forums.

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