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Spotted: “Titleist CNCPT-01” irons, via Instagram

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In recent weeks and months, we’ve seen photos and information surface regarding new “Titleist CNCPT-02” irons. That begged the question, “What about CNCPT-01 irons?” Well, it appears we may now have that answer.

A photo, allegedly of the “Titleist CNCPT-01” iron in question, was posted on Instagram today by user Chris92009, with Titleist Performance Institute in Oceanside, California as the tagged location.

Here’s his post:

And below are the two CNCPT irons side-by-side (CNCPT-01 on the left, CNCPT-02 on the right):

Judging by the photos, it appears the CNCPT-01 irons will be the more forgiving option of the two CNCPT irons. As such, you’d expect the 01 irons to have slightly thicker soles and toplines, offering more forgiveness across the face, a higher launch, and higher ball speeds than the 02 irons. But, of course, that remains to be seen.

As some GolfWRX Members have speculated, it’s also likely these irons will come with a hefty price tag; one member, John Golia, said his inside information tells him $4,000 for an 8-piece set. That is simply speculation and rumor, however, until we have confirmation about the irons and their availability from Titleist itself.

Join the discussion about Titleist’s new CNCPT-01 and CNCPT-02 irons here.

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He played on the Hawaii Pacific University Men's Golf team and earned a Masters degree in Communications. He also played college golf at Rutgers University, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism.

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  1. geohogan

    Dec 11, 2018 at 3:21 pm

    High prices are due to the tariffs. When the tariffs come off in 2025
    and we are at the bottom of the next great depression prices will be much lower.

    So much to look forward to!

  2. stephenf

    Dec 2, 2018 at 4:11 am

    Better be brought to me on each shot by a topless, extremely fit young woman, with an “I’m just bad enough” look.

  3. joey

    Nov 25, 2018 at 3:09 pm

    $500 per club… now that’s more like in my price range for the best of the best golf clubs.

  4. Tika

    Nov 12, 2018 at 1:01 am

    So one is redefined c16 iron and another a TMB rebadged…..but cost 2k more……like to see these companies explain why these gonna be so expensive rather than just polish em up and give general “political vague statements”……tungsten, titanium, multi alloys and hollow designs are already being used so what makes these so special……injected with foam or rubber isn’t gonna cut it, lol

  5. Ken Tucky

    Nov 11, 2018 at 4:45 am

    Why the Nike designers gotta be lost and now found?!! Hahaha!! =D That was a good one!!

  6. Scheiss

    Nov 10, 2018 at 9:39 pm

    In the meantime, Spieth removes the TS2 and puts back the 915 in the bag, and misses the cut

  7. Andrew Levy

    Nov 10, 2018 at 2:05 pm

    I have hit them both. They were fitting at my club. The 01 is a tmb but a little bit slimmer and short bladed. It was nothing special it just felt clunky. It also didn’t feel that soft. The blade one is the best forged titleist club ever. It felt amazing jumped off the face everything. They even had the four iron with some hybrid shafts in it and it was amazing. But the price tag is so high I will not be giving up my current sticks. Hopefully we see some progression into the 720s. The c16 irons do have characteristics we now see in the 718 tmbs. I am going away next week to try out the proto prov1 and prov1x.

  8. doug

    Nov 9, 2018 at 4:59 pm

    And fine and dandy and all that, but what’s the point?

    These clubs have no connection to the average golfer; none.
    And here in Australia, because of the relative weakness of our dollar, they have w@anker/show-pony value, but not much else.

    Time for top-end brands like Titleist to take a good, hard look at what Wilson and Cleveland are doing with their ‘Infinite’ and ‘Huntington Beach’ brand of putters. Excellent and affordable kit, at a price that the player on a regular budget can actually afford to buy.

    I- and most players I know – are no more likely to spend the kind of money these new irons command, than we are to walk to the Moon. But if Titleist can afford to spend zillions on R&D, just to sell a few thousand sets World-wide…well, good luck to them.

    Even at my Australian Top 100 club, most guys I know get the irons they need, spend dollars adjusting the lie/loft/length etc etc…then play those perfect babies until the grooves go.

  9. Mike

    Nov 9, 2018 at 12:16 pm

    Iron tech is just not evolving fast enough to justify this cost… unless it comes with my own personal RoboCop, which by the looks of the 01 model here, may be a possibility.

    • ronnie

      Nov 9, 2018 at 3:14 pm

      I love the shinyer CNCPT 01 model cause its more pretty.

  10. Tom Donnelly

    Nov 9, 2018 at 9:43 am

    At least we know where the Nike club designers ended up.

    • ogo

      Nov 9, 2018 at 3:10 pm

      A second year engineering student could design golf clubs …. which are no technological design challenge. The only challenge is to sculpt the back of irons and the bottom of drivers to suck in the gearhead suckers… it’s called “marketing” and marketing also involves manufacturing decisions…

      • Dan

        Dec 11, 2018 at 1:33 am

        Your either trolling or very ignorant. You have no idea what goes into designing a golf club. Is the industry littered with marketing, yes. Why? Because most people are uneducated as to the game so that the marketing jargon is the only way they’ll understand it. Every design change that improves something negatively affects something else. It’s that fact that challenges designers to come up with new ideas to fight physics. Your comment reeks of ignorance

  11. ogo

    Nov 9, 2018 at 12:12 am

    BREAKING NEWS******* http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_kuFf8cCQlg
    Hailstorm in New South Wales, Australia, hailstones the size of GOLF BALLS!!!
    Those Aussies really take their golf seriously !!!!!! 😮

  12. Tom

    Nov 8, 2018 at 7:25 pm

    If you place an order immediately, you get the sail boat model? “I want that!”

  13. Tom

    Nov 8, 2018 at 6:03 pm

    Uncle Rico tested these prototypes and “hit the ball clear over that there mountain!”

  14. Blake

    Nov 8, 2018 at 4:34 pm

    The thing is if im in this price range for irons im just going to get a boutique companies offering before titleist. And i currently play titleist

  15. Robert Pfeil

    Nov 8, 2018 at 3:01 pm

    Just wait another year and they have a retail set with this technology. That’s how it was with the previous Titleist concept irons/woods.

  16. Ryan Michael

    Nov 8, 2018 at 2:54 pm

    The rising price of clubs in general will drive new people from picking up the game let alone releases like this! The game needs go down in overall cost. I know you can go cheap with used equipment and put a decent set together for peanuts but there are also people out there who are on the fences about giving golf a try and they read an article about a $4,000 set of clubs and it turns them of to the game all together.

  17. Tom

    Nov 8, 2018 at 1:51 pm

    They should price them at $1,000,000 per iron and just sell a few hundred sets.

  18. G-head

    Nov 8, 2018 at 12:45 pm

    PXG… CNCPT… PXG… CNCPT… PXG… CNCPT… ???? {{{sigh}}}

  19. HBO

    Nov 8, 2018 at 12:26 pm

    They better hit themselves at that price. Regardless how much you pay for clubs they can’t make you much better than you already are.

  20. Richard Rorty

    Nov 8, 2018 at 10:42 am

    Flashy equipment for discriminating golfers who are in need of a certain, postmodern, ‘je ne sais quoi’. . .

  21. dat

    Nov 8, 2018 at 10:20 am

    Should have gone for at least $400,000 per club.

  22. TONEY P

    Nov 8, 2018 at 10:06 am

    Only a salesman could love those ugly sticks. Now the rich have something else to waste money on.

  23. Brian

    Nov 8, 2018 at 8:55 am

    Good god are those ugly. A face only a mother could love.

    • dick head

      Nov 10, 2018 at 4:04 pm

      you have no idea – a recent online survey showed 85% thought they looked awesome

  24. Ardbegger

    Nov 8, 2018 at 8:35 am

    Can’t replace my Mizuno SC’s

  25. James Awad

    Nov 8, 2018 at 8:34 am

    Looks like something some man-bun wearin’ dipstick would think “looks awesome”. Looks like Nike & Cobra had an ugly kid

    4K for Titleist?? The cats who can’t properly headweight a custom ordered set – or get the lofts right?

    not even if Tiger used ’em to win another major

  26. Yup

    Nov 8, 2018 at 2:36 am

    CUNcpT

  27. po' boy

    Nov 8, 2018 at 1:06 am

    OMG!!!! I wish I was the first to see these awesome irons! At $4000 they are boutique clubs for the uber-rich gearheads who don’t have the time to practice… only play at their plush country clubs… oh well…

  28. Tom

    Nov 7, 2018 at 9:26 pm

    More lipstick on the pigs…..

  29. Roy

    Nov 7, 2018 at 4:57 pm

    Seems pretty obvious you can build a better product if you are given a higher budget to work with – what makes golf clubs any different??

    • po' boy

      Nov 8, 2018 at 1:08 am

      They are status clubs for the uber-rich gearheads who likely can’t play a snot anyway… a statement that I am rich and you aren’t…

    • Carter

      Nov 9, 2018 at 11:51 am

      USGA regulations of what clubs can do. That makes clubs different.

  30. Gerald

    Nov 7, 2018 at 3:41 pm

    So are they saying my tungsten in my AP2s are useless?
    Its a hard pass for me.

  31. Ajc273

    Nov 7, 2018 at 3:36 pm

    I don’t understand the point of this product, especially if they are going to come with a $4,000 price tag. With their MB, CB, T-MB, and AP1, 2, & 3 they seem to have all handicaps and ability levels covered with great clubs. Why would anyone want to pay $4,000 for a set on CNCPT-01 irons when they can get a set of AP1’s for 1/4 the price, unless they just want to tell their friends they paid 4 grand for a set of clubs??

    • JP

      Nov 7, 2018 at 8:30 pm

      It’s the pxg effect. My Dad caught a fish THIS big…

  32. golfraven

    Nov 7, 2018 at 3:28 pm

    Nice but note really hyped about those. Very pleased with my Ap3, T-MB set

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Morning 9: Spiething again? | Daly requests cart for The Open | Ben Hogan doc coming

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By Ben Alberstadt (ben.alberstadt@golfwrx.com)

May 24, 2019

Good Friday morning, golf fans.
1. Finau leads, Spieth 1 back at Colonial
AP report…”If Jordan Spieth is going to end a victory drought that’s approaching two years, he picked a good place to give himself a chance.”
  • “Spieth opened with a 5-under 65 at the Charles Schwab Challenge on Thursday in his second Texas homecoming in three weeks — coming off his best finish of the season at the PGA Championship — and trailed Tony Finau by one shot. Roger Sloan joined Spieth in the tie for second.”
  • “Back when he was collecting trophies regularly three years ago, Spieth won on the cozy course made famous by Ben Hogan, and that was between a pair of second-place finishes in Fort Worth. So when it comes to feeling good about his game, Spieth’s in the right place, just a few miles from his hometown of Dallas.”
2. Meanwhile, at Oak Hill
AP report…”Scott Parel took advantage of ideal scoring conditions Thursday morning to shoot a 4-under 66 and take the first-round lead in the weather-delayed Senior PGA Championship.”
  • “The gusting afternoon wind, which buffeted flags and shook hospitality tents across Oak Hill Country Club’s East Course, hadn’t yet fully arrived when Parel closed with birdies on the par-4 17th and 18th. Retief Goosen, Marco Dawson and Ken Tanigawa were a stroke back.”
  • “The round was completed just before 9 p.m., about a half-hour after the sun set, and 14 hours after the first group teed off. The long day was the result of late-morning thunderstorms that caused a delay of 2 hours, 15 minutes.”
3. Bronte!
And another AP report…“Bronte Law chipped in for eagle on the par-5 third hole and shot a 6-under 65 on Thursday for a share of the lead in the Pure Silk Championship with Anna Nordqvist and Jennifer Song.”
  • “Law added a birdie on the par-4 seventh – her 16th hole in a bogey-free round at windy Kingsmill Resort.”
  • ”Started finding myself with a good score. Nothing more to it,” Law said. ”On days like this when it’s windy just got to keep grinding all day, take the chances when they come.”
4. Finau’s grip switch paying dividends…
Tony Finau is in the grips of the claw…
PGATour.com’s Mike McAllister with Finau’s remarks…
  • “It’s something that I’ve kind of been thinking,” said Finau, who entered this week ranked T-100 in Strokes Gained: Putting this season. “It’s an itch I wanted to scratch … To me, it was just perfect time. … If I feel like something is better, I’m not afraid to change, no matter the results.”
  • “In truth, the move to the claw may not be as dramatic as it seemed. Finau said he often has practiced with the claw in order to make sure his left hand is in the proper position.”
  • “I’m left-hand dominant when I roll the stick,” he explained. “I used to putt cross-handed for about five years. Been putting conventionally now for a couple years.
  • “But I just wanted to switch it up. I haven’t been putting great … Standing over the ball, the most important thing is, do you feel like you’re going to make the putt or not? Outside of everything else, do you believe you can make the putt?
5. Strong start for (Edoardo) Molinari…
After 1 in Denmark…
  • “Edoardo Molinari will take a share of the lead into day two of the Made in Denmark presented by FREJA after high winds made scoring tricky in round one at Himmerland Golf & Spa Resort.”
  • “The three time European Tour winner had got to seven under but, as the winds increased, he gave up two late bogeys to sign for a 66 and a share of the lead at five under alongside Spaniard Alejandro Cañizares and English trio Tom Murray, Matthew Southgate and Paul Waring.”
  • “Defending champion Matt Wallace – fresh off finishing third at the US PGA Championship – was in the group at four under, with 46 players within three shots of the lead.”

Full European Tour report.

 

6. Ben Hogan doc
Geoff Shackelford discusses the upcoming Golf Channel documentary about the Hawk…
  • “Producer Israel DeHerrera kindly let me screen parts of Hogan knowing my affinity for all things Ben Hogan and research into the Hawk’s Los Angeles years. All I can say: it’s the film you hoped would be delivered on Hogan’s incredible life and times.”
  • And a bit of the press release…
  • “Hogan (trailer), a two-part biopic on 64-time PGA TOUR winner Ben Hogan chronicles one of the greatest comeback stories in sports history, reflecting on the Texan’s indelible impact on professional golf in spite of a near-fatal automobile accident that put the prime years of his career in serious jeopardy. Coming from humble beginnings, the film examines Hogan’s incredible journey to becoming one of the greatest golfers of all-time, serving as the inspiration for the 1951 motion picture “Follow the Sun”. Being presented with limited commercial interruption by Charles Schwab, Hogan’s two parts – Monday night’s “Perseverance” and Tuesday night’s “Perfection” – will be narrated by Emmy Award-winning actor Kyle Chandler, and be produced for GOLF Films by 13-time Emmy Award winner Israel DeHerrera.”
7. Monahan talks gambling again
Golfweek’s Dan Kilbridge…
  • “Speaking at the Sports Business Awards Wednesday night, Monahan implied the Tour is working on new gambling developments that will be announced by the end of the year.
  • We’ve spent a lot of time over the last two and a half years clearly understanding all of our options and getting ourselves in a position where we can participate,” Monahan said. “Participate with the right partners, and participate in a way that we think resonates with fans. Without getting in front of it, I think you can expect to hear developments from us in the second half of this year.”
  • “The Tour has been testing an upgraded version of its data system called ShotLink Plus, according to Sport Techie, and Monahan has already announced a deal with IMG Arena to distribute data directly to betting operators.”
8. Daly requests cart for Open
Golf Channel’s Will Gray…”After driving his way around Bethpage Black last week, John Daly has submitted another request to use a cart when The Open heads to Royal Portrush this summer.”
  • “Daly petitioned the PGA of America under the Americans with Disabilities Act for the use of a cart at last week’s PGA Championship, citing his ailing right knee. While a similar request for the U.S. Senior Open was denied last summer by the USGA, he was approved by the PGA and used a cart en route to rounds of 75-76 and a missed cut on Long Island.”
  • “We have received a request from John Daly to use a buggy at The Open, and it is currently under consideration,” said an R&A spokesperson.
9. Heckuva putting performance
Golf Digest’s Alex Myers points out that…“Starting on Colonial’s back nine, Spieth was four under through eight holes before a double bogey on No. 18. But while big numbers have been derailing the 25-year-old Texan all season, he rallied to make four more birdies (against one bogey) on the back nine, including one on his final hole after knocking an approach shot to six feet on the par-4 ninth.
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Tony Finau goes to the claw grip; fires a 64 to take the early lead at Colonial CC

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Tony Finau tied his lowest round of the year on Thursday at the Charles Schwab Challenge, and the impressive opening was fueled by a move to the claw grip on the greens.

Finau’s 64 has put him on top of the leaderboard after day one at Colonial Country Club, and after his opening round, Finau explained to reporters the reason behind the change-up on the greens this week, stating

“I just wanted to switch it up. I haven’t been putting great I feel like, and standing over the ball the most important thing is do you feel like you’re going to make the putt or not. Outside of everything else, do you believe you can make the putt? So for me, I needed to switch something.”

The switch proved very effective on Thursday, as Finau gained over three strokes on the greens on a day where the American managed to hit just three fairways in total.

Finau previously used the cross-hand technique on the greens earlier in his career for a period of five years, but this is the first time the 29-year-old has made the change to the claw grip in tournament action despite using the technique at times on the practice green.

Sitting T100 for strokes gained: putting this season, Finau told the media on Thursday that the time was right for a change this week at Colonial CC, saying

“But I just wanted to switch it up. I haven’t been putting great. I needed to switch something. Decided to try the claw today and it worked out. If I feel like something is better, I’m not afraid to change no matter the results. I’ve been playing OK. I feel like it was just time. Like I said, I think it was just time to scratch that itch and see how it goes.”

Finau begins his second round of the Charles Schwab Challenge today at 12.44 PM ET alongside Brian Harmon and Patton Kizzire.

 

 

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Morning 9: What clubs would a mid-handicap hit at a major? | NCAA Women’s champs | Marty Jertson speaks

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By Ben Alberstadt (ben.alberstadt@golfwrx.com)

May 23, 2019

Good Thursday morning, golf fans.
1. What clubs would a mid-handicap hit at a major?
Cool stuff from Golf Digest’s E. Michael Johnson…
  • “A USGA study once suggested that average golfers only hit the green from the rough 13 percent of the time. But that was data collected at a resort course, not major championship rough. It’s probably safe to say that the average chopper would never hit the green from the rough at any distance that required a full swing. Indeed, Cobra Connect’s data from Arccos shows that an Average Joe hits the green only a third of the time with only his 8- and 9-iron and his wedges, clubs he’d only be using on Bethpage Black’s two par 5s. Maybe.”
  • “In fact, according to the numbers, he would only hit the green on about one in four chances with his 6- and 7-irons, one in six chances with his 5-iron, one in eight chances with his 4-iron and just one in 10 chances with a 3-hybrid. And about that 3-wood? According to the numbers, the average golfer’s GIR percentage with that club, as they say, has no grade point average.”
  • “All of those missed greens (and the attendant tragic golf despair and perhaps some measure of physical injury) then would be compounded further by plenty of around-the-green misadventures and misplays. Arccos data suggests the average 15-handicap gets up and down less than one in five times. Furthering this ugliness would be all those 3-putts, which Arccos data suggests might happen on at least four holes a round, particularly at major championship speeds.”
An example of the calculations…
1st hole, par 4, 430 yards
Koepka: Driver, half-lob wedge
Average Joe: Driver, 3-wood
2nd hole, par 4, 389 yards
Koepka: 4-iron, gap wedge
Average Joe: Driver, 6-iron
2. NCAA Women’s champs
Golfweek’s Adam Woodard with the report…“For the seventh time in program history, Duke is the 2019 NCAA Div. I Women’s Golf National Champion after defeating Wake Forest 3-2 in an all-ACC final match at Blessings Golf Club.”
  • “I couldn’t feel more proud than I do right now,” said Duke head coach Dan Brooks. “We’ve had a tough team all year long and they were tough this week.”
  • “It was Duke’s anchor, Ana Belac, who put the first point on the board in the national championship match. The Blue Devil junior defeated Wake Forest freshman Vanessa Knecht 5&3 to give Duke the early lead.”
3. A confident Spieth following PGA
Golfweek’s Steve Dimeglio…”His history bodes well as Spieth seeks his 12th PGA Tour title. And his solid performance in last week’s PGA Championship at Bethpage Black restored some much sought after confidence and has him energized at Colonial.”
  • “This is the best I’ve felt in quite a while. I’m very happy,” Spieth said after he tied for third in the PGA Championship, six shots behind victor Brooks Koepka.
  • “…But on a course that favored bangers like Koepka and fellow Bash Brother Dustin Johnson, who finished second, Spieth rode four days of strong putting and worthy iron play to get into contention on the weekend.”
  • “I knew that it was unlikely on this golf course that I was going to have a chance to win, and that’s a humbling feeling for me,” Spieth said. “But I knew that if I played the course the right way, had the right mentality, kept putting the way I’ve been putting, that I would be in it and having a chance to make some noise.
4. Oak Hill weather
AP Report…“It didn’t take long for Jay Haas to be reminded of how gusting winds can wreak havoc on players attempting to navigate the narrow fairways of Oak Hill Country Club’s East Course.”
  • ‘”Got here on Sunday night and played nine holes Monday, and it was blowing, what, 25, 30 (miles per hour),” Haas said with a laugh Wednesday, a day before the Senior PGA Championship opens.’
  • “In some ways, the 65-year-old’s experience was no different than his previous visit to the Rochester suburbs 11 years ago. That’s when Haas overcame frigid conditions, heavy wind gusts and a one-stroke final-round deficit to finish with a 7-over 287 and win his second Senior PGA title.”
5. Johnny’s back
Our Gianni Magliocco...”Johnny Miller is back sharing his opinions on the game on Callaway’s new podcast: Real Golf Talk, which aired its first episode today (listen here on Soundcloud).”
  • “The longtime NBC golf announcer retired from broadcasting earlier this year, but Miller now features alongside avid golfer and television host Chris Harrison on the podcast, which will air six episodes in 2019 and eight in future seasons.”
6. Marty speaks!
Good stuff from PGATour.com’s Andrew Tursky talking with Ping’s (now legendary?) Marty Jertson…
  • Tursky: “Can you describe how tough the conditions were on the weekend, and put those weekend rounds into perspective? Like, what would say a 5-handicap shoot out there?”
  • Jertson: “Oh man. My caddie and I were talking about that a lot… ‘What would a scratch golfer shoot? What would a 5-handicap shoot out there?’ Let me put it this way: We had a hard time finding the golf balls in the rough with an army of spotters. So if you played by the real rules of golf where you had 3 minutes to look for your golf ball and you put a 5-handicapper out there, no joke I think they would shoot – if they followed the textbook rules – they would shoot 120 or more, because they would be losing so many golf balls in the rough and you only have 3 minutes to find it. Yeah, it was brutal. The ultimate test of precision and accuracy in terms of… you had to hit it both long and straight. You couldn’t do one or the other. You had to have both. That’s why I think some of the commentators and whatnot really like that style of golf.”
7. GolfWRX chats with Ryan Palmer
JN: Do you have a home field advantage here at Colonial?
RP: To a point, I guess. Obviously, I have played this golf course in every type of wind. I mean, I know certain holes play shorter than they are. So, a little bit of an advantage because I don’t put much stress into the golf course itself. I just know it. And of course, James, my caddie, knows it. And that is nice. But I do put more pressure on myself because I want to play well here
  • JN: What are your thoughts on not having a full bag club sponsorship?
  • RP: It is just a matter of playing with what I like. When I first got on tour, you would sign a full deal and it was pretty good. Now you are signing for balls and all 14 clubs. I love the Taylor Made driver but they cut out the driver only deals. They went just full line. Fortunately, with the help of Mike Chisholm and Chisholm Sports, I have some great corporate partners. United Rentals, a great deal with Unisys, RBC. I am able to have these corporate sponsors allow me to play what I want. I made some comments like ‘two hundred grand is not worth an equipment contract on tour because of what you can make that week.’
  • So, I got ribbed a little bit for making that comment but honestly it is not worth it in today’s game. We play for so much money now each and every week that by the time you get a $200,000 deal, you’re paying taxes and management, at the end of the day its worth a top 20-finish. And then you have to play those clubs all year long, whether you like them or not. So now I can play whatever putter or iron or driver I want. I am only under contract with ball, shoes and gloves. Footjoy and Titleist. I test and I tinker now and then but I always go back to what I have performed with in the past. I stand over a tee shot and I think, I know I hit this driver this way at this tournament at this particular moment. Why would I change?
8. Why it was great: Bridgestone’s J33R driver
For your viewing pleasure, a new video series from GolfWRX in general and equipment expert Ryan Barath in particular.
  • This video series breaks down why certain clubs maintain such a cult following, and what made them so popular to begin with.
  • The first club in this series is the Bridgestone J33R – a driver from 2005 that was both hard to find and extremely sought after. Ryan Barath breaks down some of the design attributes that still makes this a great club today.
9. Golf jokes!
Mark Townsend at National Club Golfer rounds up some of the worst…
Best golf jokes: Caddiesmack
  • A golfer walks off the 18th green, hands his putter to his caddie and says, “Kid, you’ve got to be the worst caddie in the world.”
  • The caddie replies: “Sir, that would be too much of a coincidence.”
  • Verdict: Not bad and a punchline that most of us weren’t expecting. Quick and to the point though how you’re going to bring this one to the table is anyone’s guess.
Best golf jokes: Clucking mad
  • A golfer sliced a ball into a field of chickens, striking one of the hens and killing it instantly. He was understandably upset, and sought out the farmer. “I’m sorry,” he said, “my terrible tee shot hit one of your hens and killed it. Can I replace the hen?”
  • “I don’t know about that,” replied the farmer, mulling it over. “How many eggs a day do you lay?”
  • Verdict: Better and unlike many of its golfing jokey contemporaries the punchline can’t be said to yourself about a third of the way in. Quite quirky for a golf joke and, told in the right manner, might be worth using.
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