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Two Guys Talkin’ Golf: “Can you build a set of clubs for less than $750?”



Can you buy a full set of clubs for less than $750? Equipment expert Brian Knudson and GolfWRX editor Andrew Tursky take a run at it in our all new “Two Guys Talkin’ Golf” podcast. They also discuss Tiger’s comeback, how amateurs should feel about rolling the golf ball back, and the biggest equipment stories of 2017.

Listen to the full podcast below, and see below for our $750 budget WITBs. To listen on iTunes, CLICK HERE.

Brian’s Bag (total: $625)

Driver: Callaway X Hot ($100)
Fairway: Callaway Razr Fit Xtreme 4w ($70)
Irons: Taylormade R9 TP, 3-PW ($250)
Wedges: Cleveland 588REG: 52, 56 and 60 degrees ($135 total)
Putter: Odyssey Rossie 2 ($70)

Andrew’s bag (total $533)

Driver: TaylorMade Burner SuperFast TP ($45)
Fairway: Titleist PT ($110)
Irons: Callaway X Forged 2007 ($200)
Wedges: Titleist SM4 ($150 total)
Putter: Titleist Bullseye ($30)
What would be in your bag if you had a $750 budget?
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  1. COGolfer

    Dec 8, 2017 at 9:05 pm

    Short answer: Obviously

  2. joe

    Dec 8, 2017 at 5:46 pm

    $100 and you could build a fantastic set. Stop selling your BS.

  3. Senior Golfer

    Dec 8, 2017 at 5:23 pm

    My whole WITB isn’t worth %500 !!!!

    Ping G2 – 15.5º, 400cc driver
    Powerbilt TPXL 3,4,5, and 7 fairways
    Ping G2 4HL and 6 big flange irons
    Ping Zing2 – 1 to 9 irons, Green dot, +1″ !!!!
    Ping Zing2 W, SW, LS, L
    Spaulding T.P.M 6 true blade putter.
    I mix and match the set for playing conditions. Oh, I also retired my 10.5º and 12º Powerbilt drivers… 400cc and 320cc respectively. The 15.5º G2 (Lady’s) driver is a recent addition with trade-in of useless putters costing me $0. I hope it works!!!

  4. sean c

    Dec 8, 2017 at 12:17 pm

    Courtesy of Global Golf, Taylormade Pre-owned, and Play-It-Again-Sports:

    Taylormade SLDR-C driver $65
    Callaway Steelhead 4W and 7W $30
    Callaway X-14 irons 4i-sw $90
    Ping Anser4 ss putter $19

    Total: $204

    All the technology this 17 hdcp needs

  5. Scooter

    Dec 8, 2017 at 11:45 am

    I think with another $220 left in the budget you can do better than an Acushnet Bullseye putter.

  6. Larry Rogan

    Dec 8, 2017 at 8:19 am

    Callaway Diablo 9.5* Tour
    Callaway XHot 13*
    Taylor Made Rescue 19*
    Taylor Made Rescue 24*
    Callaway Prototype 5-PW
    Score 51*
    Taylor Made 56*
    Ram Memorial TW putter

  7. Alex J

    Dec 7, 2017 at 1:57 pm

    Here’s mine, very close to my current bag.
    Driver: Titleist 915 D3 ($132)
    Fairway: Titelst 915 F ($99)
    Irons: Mizuno MP53 ($180)
    Wedges: Titleist SM5 ($120 total)
    Putter: Ping Anser Milled ($99)

    Grand Total: $630.00

    • Zach

      Dec 7, 2017 at 3:48 pm

      Driver – TM Aeroburner TP ($160)
      FW – TM Rocketballz Stage 2 ($70)
      3H/4H – TM Rescue 09 TP, $35 each ($70)
      5-PW – TM R9 irons ($200)
      Wedges – Cleveleand Rotex 2.0 ($150)
      Putter – Odyssey White Hot XG #5 ($30)
      TOTAL – $690

  8. Nat

    Dec 6, 2017 at 8:27 pm

    Here is mine
    Cobra F6 $115
    TE CB5 $24
    Srixon H3&4 $95 both
    Golfworks KE4 tour +,5-Gw, Nippon 950GH $250
    Golfworks M wedges 54&58, $60
    Putter looking, but it’ll be under $70

    • Jorge

      Dec 6, 2017 at 11:57 pm

      +1 for the GolfWorks stuff. Best value for money out there .

  9. Louis

    Dec 6, 2017 at 5:32 pm

    Driver Titleist 983K
    3 wood Taylormade V Steel
    Hybrid Cobra Baffler 19*
    Irons 3-P Bridgestone J33 combo
    Wedges Vokey SM4 50* 54* 58*
    Putter Ping Zing 2

  10. the dude

    Dec 6, 2017 at 4:09 pm

    $650 in clubs…..index…+2

  11. John

    Dec 6, 2017 at 3:42 pm

    750 seems like plenty, Here’s mine.

    Callaway GBB $100
    Callaway Steelhead III 4wood $30
    Nickent 23* hybrid $20
    Ping Eye 2 + 5-PW $125
    Ping Eye 2 SW and LW (mint) $75
    Old blade putter (had it forever but if I bought it now…) $10
    (Most of the bag from eBay)
    Total $360
    Index 8.3

  12. Michael

    Dec 6, 2017 at 2:30 pm

    I recently reworked my bag from eBay, WRX and Callaway pre-owned, all left hand. It goes slightly over the $750 price but it did come with a 4th wedge I will be selling.

    Driver: Callaway GBB w/ shaft…………$150
    3-Wood: SLDR-S Mini Driver……………$60
    Hybrid: TaylorMade SLDR-S…………….$30
    Irons (4-PW): Callaway X-Forged 2013…..$315
    Wedges: Callaway MD3 Milled…………..$160
    Putter: Odyssey White Ice #9………….$50


  13. Paul

    Dec 6, 2017 at 2:27 pm

    Probably close to my current bag:
    Taylormade M2 2016 $210
    Nike VR Pro Limited 3 wood $50
    Nike VR Pro 21 Degree Hybird $40
    Nike VR Pro Pro Combo $200
    Nike Engage 52, 56 60 square $150
    Nike Method Matter Newport head $60

  14. Michael Riechmann

    Dec 6, 2017 at 1:21 pm

    Driver: $50
    712U 2 Iron: $100
    Srixon 965’s TI X100s: $500
    Browning Wedge Set: $70
    Old Blade Putter: $30

    Driver technology really has only changed marginally since 2010 and don’t really need a fairway wood. Irons the most important thing to me for any set of clubs.

    • jack

      Dec 7, 2017 at 8:09 am

      The driver increased significantly in 2104…check Rick Shiels reviews…

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