Reid Ogata

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Reid's been an avid golfer for more than 40 years. During that time, he's amassed quite a putter collection and has become one of GolfWRX's leading equipment nuts.

Reid tries all the latest equipment in hopes of finding the latest and greatest of them all to add to his bag. He was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii where the courses are green and the golf is great!


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    Review: Basileus Fiamma shaft

    Pros: The Basileus Fiamma is a gorgeously eye-catching shaft with design features that benefit a quick and compact swing. High modulus carbon materials make the shaft one of the smoothest I’ve had the opportunity to test. Cons: Due to...

    • Posted 154 days ago
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    Review: Miura PP-9003 Straight Neck Irons

    Pros: Miura’s buttery-feeling forged irons provide forgiveness without a lot of bulk and sacrifice nothing by way of visual appeal to achieve playability. Cons: The market is saturated with oversized irons that go farther than these. Most will agree...

    • Posted 175 days ago
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  • Miura MB-001 Irons Review

    Review: Miura MB-001 Irons

    Pros: Unmistakable Miura feel. Very workable, and knife-like out of the rough. Cons: Righties only, and each iron costs $235 per head. Like all muscleback irons, they’re not forgiving. Bottom Line: If you’re a blade lover, these are some of...

    • Posted 316 days ago
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    Miura K Grind Wedges: Editor Review

    Pros: The “knuckles” on the back of Miura’s K Grind wedge makes them some of the coolest looking wedges on the market. Like all Miura wedges, they’re hand ground from carbon steel, and the K Grind seems to...

    • Posted 477 days ago
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    Graphite Design Tour AD GT: Editor Review

    Pros: Extremely smooth, and stable. The mix of blue, white and silver looks awesome. Cons: Costs as much as most new drivers — $380. Bottom Line: The Tour AD-GT shaft is a great extension of the Tour AD line,...

    • Posted 581 days ago
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    Editor Review: Miura’s New Wedge Series

    I’ve been playing the Miura 1957 Series Y and K wedges for the last year and a half. Although I’ve loved the playability and feel of them, I’d pretty much worn out the grooves, so it was...

    • Posted 708 days ago
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    Miura KM-005 Putter Review

    By pitbull808 I’ve played many Miura putters through the years.  Many who know me personally or my WITB know that there are not many putters made that haven’t gone in my bag at least once.  I’ve become pretty much...

    • Posted 823 days ago
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    Miura SIT460 Driver Review

    After my successful switch to the Miura CB-501 irons, I saw that Miura had come out with a new driver and I knew I had to give that a test as well.  I have played the last driver...

    • Posted 836 days ago
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    Miura CB-501 Irons: Editor Review

    by Reid Ogata aka pitbull808 For those who have seen my forever rotating and updating WITB you probably noticed I like to try a little bit of everything. I doubt there’s been many brands since GolfWRX started...

    • Posted 890 days ago
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    In Hand: Adams Launch Lab Driver

    from pitbull808 I initially saw it back in January when the Champions Tour was here locally in Hawaii. My Adams Rep managed to get a Matte Black head which he shafted with a Graphite Design DI shaft...

    • Posted 936 days ago
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    Cobra ZL Encore Driver: Editor Review

    By pitbull808 Pros: E9 face technology with duel roll face technology makes this ZL Encore driver one of the most forgiving and long across the face drivers Cobra has ever made. $399 for an adjustable driver! Cons:...

    • Posted 1008 days ago
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    By: Reid “Pitbull808″ I’ve been what I call “fairway wood challenged” for years. Although I’ve played a few in the past years that I’ve liked, they never inspired much confidence in me. I’ve told several of my...

    • Posted 1112 days ago
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