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New PXG 0811X and 0811XF “Gen2” drivers hit the USGA conforming clubs list



Based on two new entries on the USGA Conforming Clubs list, PXG may have new “0811X Gen2” and “0811XF Gen2” drivers coming to market in the future; “Gen2” is nomenclature that PXG has used on its recent PXG Gen2 irons.

PXG’s first generation 0811 drivers released 3 years ago, and have since been replaced with PXG 0811X, 0811LX and 0811XF drivers. Now, as of October 1, it seems 0811X Gen2 and 0811XF Gen2 drivers are on their way. PXG isn’t currently reporting information on the new Gen2 irons, so we’re left to speculate on designs based on the photos.

Check out the differences between the older models and the newer models below; we’ll use the USGA photos of both to ensure an apples-to-apples comparison. Take notice of the different positioning of the screw ports, which house either tungsten or lighter weight titanium screws that allow for CG (center of gravity) adjustments that effect trajectory and ball flight.

PXG 0811X (previous generation) vs. New 0811X Gen2

PXG 0811XF (previous generation) vs. New 0811XF Gen2

What do you think about the new PXG Gen2 drivers?

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  1. Ryan Michael

    Oct 2, 2018 at 8:40 am

    This is glorified hot garbage at best. Get a Taylormade tour Issue head and be done with all the other gimmicks.

    • JP

      Oct 2, 2018 at 9:51 am

      Tour Issue also being glorified garbage. What would a tour issued head do for someone that the same off the shelf driver wouldn’t?

      Matter of fact, if that tour issued head has already been hit melted, it might be even worse for a player.

  2. Penile Xtention Girl

    Oct 2, 2018 at 12:02 am

    Smells like fish

  3. Kelly

    Oct 1, 2018 at 7:37 pm

    I always love the look of the PXG drivers but after hitting them they just do not perform.

  4. Ardbeggar

    Oct 1, 2018 at 7:23 pm

    I hit an 811 vs. my Ping G400. Did not see any reason to change, least of all because of the distance.

  5. JB

    Oct 1, 2018 at 5:01 pm

    Looking forward to giving these a try!!

  6. JP

    Oct 1, 2018 at 4:43 pm

    Snake Oil at its best… Boom Baby!

  7. dat

    Oct 1, 2018 at 3:57 pm

    Now with more screws! Only $450 head only!

  8. Travis

    Oct 1, 2018 at 3:48 pm

    The brand placement is a bit over the top and obvious. Basically it’s offset just so the PXG logo is level with the ground while Billy Ho et al are holding their finish. That logo is HUGE and screams LOOK AT ME!

    • James

      Oct 3, 2018 at 6:55 pm

      Did you say the same with the Ping G25 and G30 driver heads?

  9. Bfdgagw

    Oct 1, 2018 at 3:11 pm

    *Checks lottery ticket….Sigh
    Maybe next time.

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Brooks Koepka’s Winning WITB: The 2018 CJ Cup at Nine Bridges



Driver: TaylorMade M3 460 (9.5 degrees)
Shaft: Mitsubishi Diamana D+ 70TX

3 Wood: TaylorMade M2 Tour HL (16.5 degrees)
Shaft: Mitsubishi Diamana D+ 80TX

Driving Iron: Nike Vapor Fly Pro (3)
Shafts: Fujikura Pro 95 Tour Spec X-Flex

Irons: Mizuno JPX-900 Tour (4-PW)
Shafts: True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue X100

Wedges: Titleist Vokey SM7 Raw (52-12F, 56-10S) Titleist Vokey SM4 TVD Raw (60-08)
Shafts: True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue S400

Putter: Scotty Cameron Tour Only T10 Select Newport 2

Golf Ball: Titleist Pro V1x

Grips: Golf Pride Tour Velvet Cord (Midsize) with one wrap of 2-way tape and one wrap of masking tape


See more pics of Koepka’s clubs and shafts here.

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Laura Davies’ Winning WITB: Senior LPGA Championship



Driver: Lynx Parallax

Shaft: Fujikura Speeder Evolution 757

3-wood: Lynx Black Cat

Hybrid: Lynx Parallax Hybrid (17 degrees)

Irons: Lynx Tour Blade (2), Lynx Parallax Forged (4-9)

Wedges: Lynx Tour (50, 56, 60 degrees)

We’re investigating the Odyssey putter and SuperStroke grip.

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The putters used by the top 10 in strokes gained: putting



What do the PGA Tour’s best putters use to hole out in the fewest amount of strokes on Tour? Now that the 2017-2018 PGA Tour season is behind us, we can do a thorough examination.

First, here’s a tally of what the top 10 in strokes gained: putting on Tour are using by manufacturer.

  • Bobby Grace: 1
  • Odyssey/Toulon: 4
  • Ping: 1
  • Scotty Cameron: 2
  • TaylorMade: 2

But this is GolfWRX, so of course you want to know more. Below is a breakdown of the SG:P leaders’ putters and grips.

10. Phil Mickelson

Putter: Odyssey Versa #9
Grip: SuperStroke Slim 3.0
Strokes gained: putting: .580

9. Patrick Rodgers

Putter: Toulon San Diego
Grip: SuperStroke Flatso 1.0
Strokes gained: putting: .596

8. Peter Malnati

Putter: Scotty Cameron Newport Fastback Select Prototype
Grip: Scotty Cameron Full Cord
Strokes gained: putting: .619

7. Johnson Wagner

Putter: Scotty Cameron Newport Mid Slant
Grip: Dancing Cameron Full Cord
Strokes gained: putting: .623

6. Webb Simpson

Putter: Odyssey Tank Cruiser V-Line
Grip: Odyssey Arm Lock
Strokes gained: putting: .672

5. Alex Noren

Putter: Odyssey O-Works #1W
Grip: Odyssey Jumbo Pistol
Strokes gained: putting: .682

4. Beau Hossler

Putter: Taylormade TP Ardmore 2
Grip: Taylormade Daddy Long Legs
Strokes gained: putting: .685

3. Daniel Summerhays

Putter: Ping Custom-Milled B60 Prototype
Grip: SuperStroke Ultra Slim 1.0 Pistol
Strokes gained: putting: .736

2. Greg Chalmers

Putter: Bobby Grace MacGregor V-Foil
Grip: Royal Pistol
Strokes gained: putting: .790

1. Jason Day

Putter: TaylorMade Spider Tour Red
Grip: TaylorMade Spider Tour Red Grip (Winn Medalist)
Strokes gained: putting: .849

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