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#61 Shankapod

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Posted 21 January 2017 - 10:11 AM

Looks like he just kills it with the spider in the bag. 2nd now after rd 3! Get it DJ


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Posted 26 January 2017 - 05:18 PM

How updated is this?
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Posted 26 January 2017 - 10:12 PM

View PostEric05, on 26 January 2017 - 05:18 PM, said:

How updated is this?

Dj still has '16 M2 in the bag
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Posted 26 January 2017 - 10:29 PM

View PostEric05, on 26 January 2017 - 05:18 PM, said:

How updated is this?

I'm pretty sure this is exactly what he's still playing.
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Posted 27 January 2017 - 11:02 AM

im really surprised he changed his scotty to the tm spyder

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Posted 27 January 2017 - 11:04 AM

View PostEric05, on 27 January 2017 - 11:02 AM, said:

im really surprised he changed his scotty to the tm spyder

He's been putting a lot better with the Spyder
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Posted 07 February 2017 - 02:13 PM

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View Postace036, on 02 December 2016 - 12:34 PM, said:

Anyone know if he plays Midsize Tour Velvets, or does he just build up a 58 or 60 size with tape?

No, doesn't play midsize.  I think I read he used 6 wraps back in the day though. Hard to find  that info though. Wish all the oem's were as open with specs as Ping is.

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Posted 20 February 2017 - 11:42 AM

Sounds like DJ is using the 2017 M1 460 CC driver and a HZRDUS T1100 75 6.5 shaft in his 3 wood.

The most recent picture I saw showed a UDI 2 and 3 iron in the bag, and a MB 3 iron. But, I'm guessing he was just testing them.

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Posted 20 February 2017 - 11:54 AM

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Posted 20 February 2017 - 01:19 PM

View PostShankapod, on 21 January 2017 - 10:11 AM, said:

Looks like he just kills it with the spider in the bag. 2nd now after rd 3! Get it DJ

I've ranted about his putting stroke & playing a toe hang scotty for years.  His misses were a clear indication he needed to bag a Face Balanced putter.  I couldn't be happier that he finally canned the Scotty!!!

DJ has a chance to win a lot of tournaments this year!  Hopefully he stays "Cool & Focused" because he really is the only thing that can stop his success.

Edited by ignitewvu, 20 February 2017 - 01:22 PM.

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Posted 20 February 2017 - 01:46 PM

View Postignitewvu, on 20 February 2017 - 01:19 PM, said:

View PostShankapod, on 21 January 2017 - 10:11 AM, said:

Looks like he just kills it with the spider in the bag. 2nd now after rd 3! Get it DJ

I've ranted about his putting stroke & playing a toe hang scotty for years.  His misses were a clear indication he needed to bag a Face Balanced putter.  I couldn't be happier that he finally canned the Scotty!!!

DJ has a chance to win a lot of tournaments this year!  Hopefully he stays "Cool & Focused" because he really is the only thing that can stop his success.

Too bad the Spider that he games is NOT face balanced... It has a slant neck
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Posted 20 February 2017 - 02:06 PM

Did he have the UDI in play at Riv?
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Posted 20 February 2017 - 02:08 PM

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Did he have the UDI in play at Riv?

I believe so.  Looked like he hit it a couple times on Sunday while I was watching.
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Posted 20 February 2017 - 02:11 PM

View PostTG_343, on 20 February 2017 - 02:08 PM, said:

View PostZach Heusser, on 20 February 2017 - 02:06 PM, said:

Did he have the UDI in play at Riv?

I believe so.  Looked like he hit it a couple times on Sunday while I was watching.
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Posted 20 February 2017 - 02:52 PM

DJ got a T1100 95g in his 3 wood. Just posted on Project X Instagram account. Couldn't see him playing a 75g shaft coming from a RIP 90

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Posted 20 February 2017 - 02:59 PM

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Posted 20 February 2017 - 03:40 PM

View Postcvvorst, on 20 February 2017 - 11:42 AM, said:

Sounds like DJ is using the 2017 M1 460 CC driver and a HZRDUS T1100 75 6.5 shaft in his 3 wood.

The most recent picture I saw showed a UDI 2 and 3 iron in the bag, and a MB 3 iron. But, I'm guessing he was just testing them.

He will play 4 wedges time to time and take out the 2 iron udi and play a 3 iron udi instead
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Posted 20 February 2017 - 03:46 PM

View PostWedge Ninja, on 20 February 2017 - 01:46 PM, said:

View Postignitewvu, on 20 February 2017 - 01:19 PM, said:

View PostShankapod, on 21 January 2017 - 10:11 AM, said:

Looks like he just kills it with the spider in the bag. 2nd now after rd 3! Get it DJ

I've ranted about his putting stroke & playing a toe hang scotty for years.  His misses were a clear indication he needed to bag a Face Balanced putter.  I couldn't be happier that he finally canned the Scotty!!!

DJ has a chance to win a lot of tournaments this year!  Hopefully he stays "Cool & Focused" because he really is the only thing that can stop his success.

Too bad the Spider that he games is NOT face balanced... It has a slant neck

It's barely a toe hang, much less than the scotty....which was clearly his problem.  He was slamming the door on the scotty & missing left.  Those short misses are now hitting the bottom of the cup.

Edited by ignitewvu, 20 February 2017 - 03:49 PM.

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Posted 20 February 2017 - 04:19 PM

View Postslapcut79, on 30 November 2016 - 12:53 PM, said:

View PostLacey Underall, on 30 November 2016 - 12:44 PM, said:

View Postslapcut79, on 30 November 2016 - 11:56 AM, said:

It's going to be very interesting to see which of all of these tour players who are playing the M2 switch to the new M1 or M2.

Taylormade could end up with a marketing disaster on their hands.
The process might go smoother than you think.  I've always been amazed at how quickly the big time TM staffers switch to the new product.  Seems like DJ, Sergio, Rose, and others switch week one.  I'm not sure what they are getting paid to do so, but clearly there is an incentive to switch (other than 7 more yards obviously).

I agree with you that a lot of the Taylormade staff will switch. But what about Woods and McIlroy and so many others who aren't under contract with Taylormade but playing M2? I don't really care either way, I just think it will be interesting.

Uh, Rory already switched... to a Cally Epic Sub Zero...

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Posted 20 February 2017 - 10:52 PM

View Post2over, on 20 February 2017 - 04:19 PM, said:

View Postslapcut79, on 30 November 2016 - 12:53 PM, said:

View PostLacey Underall, on 30 November 2016 - 12:44 PM, said:

View Postslapcut79, on 30 November 2016 - 11:56 AM, said:

It's going to be very interesting to see which of all of these tour players who are playing the M2 switch to the new M1 or M2.

Taylormade could end up with a marketing disaster on their hands.
The process might go smoother than you think.  I've always been amazed at how quickly the big time TM staffers switch to the new product.  Seems like DJ, Sergio, Rose, and others switch week one.  I'm not sure what they are getting paid to do so, but clearly there is an incentive to switch (other than 7 more yards obviously).

I agree with you that a lot of the Taylormade staff will switch. But what about Woods and McIlroy and so many others who aren't under contract with Taylormade but playing M2? I don't really care either way, I just think it will be interesting.

Uh, Rory already switched... to a Cally Epic Sub Zero...

Because he's signing a deal with Callaway at some point soon.

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Posted 21 February 2017 - 12:03 AM

Can anyone confirm that DJ plays the 42.25" 3W length thats listed in his latest winning WRX WITB. I trust the source, but that's still surprising to know for his height. Some phenomenal 3w strikers are playing shorter than standard, even the tall guys.

Bubba: 42", Tiger: 42.50", DJ: 42.25", Ooisthuizen: 42", English: 42.50", Grace: 42 1/8",

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Posted 21 February 2017 - 12:56 AM

View PostBearQ, on 21 February 2017 - 12:03 AM, said:

Can anyone confirm that DJ plays the 42.25" 3W length thats listed in his latest winning WRX WITB. I trust the source, but that's still surprising to know for his height. Some phenomenal 3w strikers are playing shorter than standard, even the tall guys.

Bubba: 42", Tiger: 42.50", DJ: 42.25", Ooisthuizen: 42", English: 42.50", Grace: 42 1/8",

There are tons more doing it, but those are the most notable that come to mind

Not that I am a Tour player but I'm 6'2 and play 42.5 in the 3 wood and 44.5 in the driver. I don't see any loss of distance and much better contact.
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Posted 21 February 2017 - 08:25 AM

Kind of surprised that DJ has never really strayed away from the Speeder in his driver.  He probably loves the feel of that line and doesn't want to mess with with it, but I wonder if there would be an even more ridiculous head / shaft combination out there for him.
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Posted 21 February 2017 - 09:23 AM

View PostBearQ, on 21 February 2017 - 12:03 AM, said:

Can anyone confirm that DJ plays the 42.25" 3W length thats listed in his latest winning WRX WITB. I trust the source, but that's still surprising to know for his height. Some phenomenal 3w strikers are playing shorter than standard, even the tall guys.

Bubba: 42", Tiger: 42.50", DJ: 42.25", Ooisthuizen: 42", English: 42.50", Grace: 42 1/8",

There are tons more doing it, but those are the most notable that come to mind


Love my `16 M2 3HL, and at 6'-2", I have mine at 42".  Had to put a port in the rear bottom and added yarn to increase swingweight.
Nice to see many pros do that as well.

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Posted 21 February 2017 - 11:46 AM

http://www.golfwrx.c...nson-witb-2017/

This says DJ playing his new M1 Driver at 45.75".  That's quite an increase from the usual 44.5".

Also would love to know what the lie angle is on that 3w.  Wonder if it's the listed 56*.

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Posted 21 February 2017 - 01:31 PM

View Postignitewvu, on 20 February 2017 - 03:46 PM, said:

View PostWedge Ninja, on 20 February 2017 - 01:46 PM, said:

View Postignitewvu, on 20 February 2017 - 01:19 PM, said:

View PostShankapod, on 21 January 2017 - 10:11 AM, said:

Looks like he just kills it with the spider in the bag. 2nd now after rd 3! Get it DJ

I've ranted about his putting stroke & playing a toe hang scotty for years.  His misses were a clear indication he needed to bag a Face Balanced putter.  I couldn't be happier that he finally canned the Scotty!!!

DJ has a chance to win a lot of tournaments this year!  Hopefully he stays "Cool & Focused" because he really is the only thing that can stop his success.

Too bad the Spider that he games is NOT face balanced... It has a slant neck

It's barely a toe hang, much less than the scotty....which was clearly his problem.  He was slamming the door on the scotty & missing left.  Those short misses are now hitting the bottom of the cup.

Not too much less, it's in between face balanced and his plumber's neck Scotty. I think it's less the toe hang and more the mallet.
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Posted 21 February 2017 - 06:03 PM

View PostZBUCK, on 21 February 2017 - 01:31 PM, said:

View Postignitewvu, on 20 February 2017 - 03:46 PM, said:

View PostWedge Ninja, on 20 February 2017 - 01:46 PM, said:

View Postignitewvu, on 20 February 2017 - 01:19 PM, said:

View PostShankapod, on 21 January 2017 - 10:11 AM, said:

Looks like he just kills it with the spider in the bag. 2nd now after rd 3! Get it DJ

I've ranted about his putting stroke & playing a toe hang scotty for years.  His misses were a clear indication he needed to bag a Face Balanced putter.  I couldn't be happier that he finally canned the Scotty!!!

DJ has a chance to win a lot of tournaments this year!  Hopefully he stays "Cool & Focused" because he really is the only thing that can stop his success.

Too bad the Spider that he games is NOT face balanced... It has a slant neck

It's barely a toe hang, much less than the scotty....which was clearly his problem.  He was slamming the door on the scotty & missing left.  Those short misses are now hitting the bottom of the cup.

Not too much less, it's in between face balanced and his plumber's neck Scotty. I think it's less the toe hang and more the mallet.

Where are his misses left going??? In the Hole, it's changed his putting MUCH for the better.

Btw, does anyone else find it interesting he plays a 42.5" 3 Wood & TM is shipping STOCK 3 Woods at 43.25...........

That should tell everyone something about getting fitted.   DJ is 6'4 & is playing a nearly 1" shorter than stock fairway, I would bet 75% of golfers would benefit from going shorter on these modern fairway woods.  IMO center contact is 10x's more important than shaft length in a fairway.  You will gain yards but nutting it........all that extra inch does is make it harder to hit center.

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Posted 22 February 2017 - 11:07 AM

I'd love to see DJ keep the UDI 2 iron all year long.  Seems like that could be a great weapon off the tee for him.
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Posted 22 February 2017 - 02:00 PM

DJ plays a 45.25" driver based on the normal ruler that taylormade uses. On the older tour ruler it would come out to around 45.75. Got this from the tour rep as I didn't believe it when they said 45.75" either.
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Posted 22 February 2017 - 03:46 PM

View PostForTourUseOnly, on 22 February 2017 - 02:00 PM, said:

DJ plays a 45.25" driver based on the normal ruler that taylormade uses. On the older tour ruler it would come out to around 45.75. Got this from the tour rep as I didn't believe it when they said 45.75" either.

So it's 1/2 inch shorter than TM standard??  

Still longer than the 44.5" he's been playing?


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