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Best Fairway Woods Off the Deck, Past or Present


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#61 SubaruWRX

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Posted 23 May 2017 - 02:34 PM

Anything shallow faced with a warbird like sole.


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Posted 23 May 2017 - 02:48 PM

I find my G20 3 wood super easy to hit off turf.

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Posted 23 May 2017 - 06:24 PM

V-STEEL.....duh

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Posted 24 May 2017 - 02:33 PM

View Postsergio9603, on 19 May 2017 - 09:51 PM, said:

Thoughts? Suggestions?

Old school…original Callaway Steelhead 4+ with an untapped DGX100 at +1" long.  Very long off the deck and great off the tee.

My current FW wood is another favorite, the Adams Tight Lies 2 Titanium 3 wood…super easy to hit off the deck, long, and controllable.
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Posted 24 May 2017 - 03:11 PM

Try a 4 wood. Almost all the new ones are every bit as long as the old 3 woods, and they are substantially easier to hit off the deck ...

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Posted 24 May 2017 - 03:14 PM

TriMetal+
Driver: Ping G20 9.25* VTS Silver 7S
3W: Titleist 909F 15.5* Voodoo
3I: Ping G Crossover 18* VTS Silver 85 Hybrid
4-PW: Bridgestone J40 DPC Steelfiber 95
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Posted 25 May 2017 - 03:09 AM

Here are my Best Bets !!!

TM 200     TM V Steel   Wishon 949MC    2015 Callaway GBB and also Tour Edge XCG 3.

I rate these as Guaranteed to work clubs off the Fairway!

Best thing i ever learned re topping your Fairway was when you Over Swing you Tense the Arms and
they shorten, so hence the Topping....thats why the smooth 70% swing is the Winner !
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Posted 25 May 2017 - 01:53 PM

Love these threads...basically every fairway wood ever will be listed somewhere.

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Posted 04 September 2017 - 11:01 PM

View Postbubbagumpshrimp, on 20 May 2017 - 08:55 PM, said:

View Postbaaron008, on 20 May 2017 - 08:31 PM, said:

Callaway XR

Yup. A caveman could hit well with them.

I hear so much about Callaway XR fairway woods.
Please correct me if I'm mistaken but there's 2 different versions of Callaway XR fairway woods?
Which version are you guys referring to?

To answer this question, I would have to say: TaylorMade V-Steel & TaylorMade R9.  
Ping G25 is up there as well.

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Posted 09 September 2017 - 11:51 PM

I'm rather partial to my 1970's vintage Spalding Executive 7 wood, it has a wide open face which suits my tendency to hook, and yes it does go high. Loft is similar to my hybrid which is in danger of being replaced.

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Posted 09 September 2017 - 11:55 PM

Callaway xr steelhead

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Posted 10 September 2017 - 12:45 AM

Just about any fairway that Callaway makes should do the trick.
Driver-----------TaylorMade R15 (black) 9.5* Tour AD-BB
3 Wood--------Callaway 2014 Big Bertha 15*
5 Wood--------TaylorMade R9 TP 5w 19*
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Posted 10 September 2017 - 07:05 AM

The Ginty
Cobra f7+ 9.5*- Flowerband OG WB 73x
Cobra f7 3/4 wood - 14.5* - Flowerband OG WB 83x
Srixon u45 DI - 20* - Nippon Modus3 120x
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Posted 10 September 2017 - 07:11 AM

M2 3wood. Easy. Long. Straight.

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Posted 10 September 2017 - 08:19 AM

View PostWedge Ninja, on 10 September 2017 - 12:45 AM, said:

Just about any fairway that Callaway makes should do the trick.

+1. Callaways are consistently easier off the deck for me. Still love the Razr X Black and X2Hot fairways. Swing them smooth and they really go.

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TM M1 440 Tour Issue, 10-degree, Diamana B Series X,
67g.
Nike Flex 3 wood, Diamana S-70 stiff
Callaway Epic 5W, Hzrdus T800 S, 65g.
Callaway Apex hybrid, 20 degree, Kuro Kage 80HY stiff shaft
Mizuno MP-59, 4-P, PX 5.5
(Coming: Srixon z565 4 iron, z965 5-P, C Taper Lite X.)
Ping Glide 50, 54, CFS wedge shafts
Fourteen RM12 58/12 sand wedge
Edel Rogue putter (thick blade), 34 inch.

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Posted 10 September 2017 - 09:15 AM

Callaway XR Steelhead.

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Posted 10 September 2017 - 09:29 AM

View PostTurbsinthebunk, on 25 May 2017 - 01:53 PM, said:

Love these threads...basically every fairway wood ever will be listed somewhere.


LOL, this
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Posted 10 September 2017 - 09:42 AM

Whatever club allows you to get your center of gravity left, open your left hip 20% at impact and keep your right side high.

Oops I mean Odyssey two ball putter tour van'd to 13* of loft.

View PostBYK, on 10 September 2017 - 09:29 AM, said:

View PostTurbsinthebunk, on 25 May 2017 - 01:53 PM, said:

Love these threads...basically every fairway wood ever will be listed somewhere.


LOL, this

Totally agree these threads are so ridiculous.
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Posted 10 September 2017 - 09:45 AM

View PostRogerinNewZealand, on 25 May 2017 - 03:09 AM, said:

Here are my Best Bets !!!

TM 200     TM V Steel   Wishon 949MC    2015 Callaway GBB and also Tour Edge XCG 3.

I rate these as Guaranteed to work clubs off the Fairway!

Best thing i ever learned re topping your Fairway was when you Over Swing you Tense the Arms and
they shorten, so hence the Topping....thats why the smooth 70% swing is the Winner !

Why not swing 100% and not tense your arms?!

Swinging 70% on purpose with a distance club is nuts. Your much better off hitting the next club down full out. The shorter shaft and higher loft provides way more forgiveness than you trying to self judge "70%".
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Fitted Edel

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Posted 10 September 2017 - 09:51 AM

One of few TMAG products I really liked, but the burner superfast 2.0 version....

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Posted 10 September 2017 - 09:53 AM

Any fairway wood that I'm playing at the time.

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Posted 10 September 2017 - 10:53 AM

View PostDavidv, on 10 September 2017 - 09:15 AM, said:

Callaway XR Steelhead.

You too! Lol, you have good taste.

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Posted 10 September 2017 - 10:57 AM

Cobra F7, nothing else comes close.

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Posted 10 September 2017 - 08:36 PM

AB TP 3HL
AB TP 10.5*/ DI6X
AB TP 3HL / 757
XTD 19*/ Fubuki Ax
DWS 24*/ VS Proto
J15 CB 5-PW/ Modus 3 125S
X-Forged MD (50*, 56* 60*)
Spider Si/ SS Mid SLim 2.0

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Posted 10 September 2017 - 09:00 PM

TEE E8 Beta has been fantastic for me off the deck or from the tee

Taylormade M1 460 8.5* (2016) Tensei Pro Orange 70TX
TEE E8 Beta 13* 3 Wood Aldila Rogue Silver 70X
Callaway Razr X MB H Stamp 3-PW DGX100
Titleist Vokey SM6 50* | SM5 54* | 58*
Scotty Cameron Select Newport 2 34" Super Stroke Slim 3.0 CounterCore

Callaway FT-9 Tour 8.5* iMix Fubuki Tour 63X
Titleist 681T 2-PW DGS400
Odyssey Protype ix #1 34" Super Stroke Slim 3.0

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Posted 11 September 2017 - 08:40 PM

The regular epic 3+ has been my most consistent off the deck and tee that I have hit in a long while.  It's the club that I have the most confidence in my entire bag.  I have it turned down to 12.5 and it still gets plenty of height off the deck for me

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Posted 11 September 2017 - 09:02 PM

M1 3HL, easy peesy and sneaky long
GRIP IT -N- RIP IT !!!!!!

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Posted 11 September 2017 - 09:41 PM

Cobra F6 Baffler
Cobra F7+ // Aldila Rogue Silver
Cobra F6 Baffler // Tour AD DI
Cobra F7 3 Hybrid // Fujikura Pro
Taylormade M2 L.I.F.T. 2 Iron // Tour AD DI
Mizuno JPX 900 Forged 5-PW // Nippon Modus 120X
Ping Gorge Tour 51 // Nippon Modus Wedge 125
Ping Gorge Tour 56 // Nippon Modus Wedge 125
Taylormade Tour Spider Black

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Posted 11 September 2017 - 10:52 PM

Alpha 816

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Posted 11 September 2017 - 11:08 PM

Tight Lies Tour w/ Aldila Tour Blue... the 5w has replaced both an F6 Baffler and F7 5/6w due to being easier to elevate and less hook prone (regardless of adjustment... if loft too far down to open the face and I lose both launch angle and notable carry distance).  

The 3w is being tested against an F7, but it's not quite as cut-and-dry... I can actually hit the TL Tour 3w off the deck which I can't do reliably with the F7, but to date I've only carried a 3w for tee use on a handful of holes at my home course and the F7 is proving harder to dethrone in this regard.

Best part is both can be had pretty easily for under $20 and the shaft alone is worth 2-4x that... I think I have less than $30 total in my 3w and 5w combined.

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Cobra King F7 Driver 10.5* | Matrix 65M4 Black Tie S
Cobra King F7 3/4w 14.5* | Matrix 65Q4 Red Tie R
Cobra King F7 5/6w 18.5* | Matrix 65Q4 Red Tie S
Cobra King F7 4/5h 22* | Matrix HQ4 Red Tie R
Cobra Forged Tec 5i - Gw | TT Dynamic Gold R300   
Cobra Tour Trusty Satin 56* | TT DG S200
Cleveland 588 RTX 2.0 Wide 60* | TT DG Wedge
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