Jump to content

Welcome. You are currently viewing the forum as a guest which does not give you access to all the great features at GolfWRX such as viewing all the images, interacting with members, access to all forums and eligiblility to win free giveaways. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free. Create a FREE GolfWRX account here.

- - - - -

WITB - Ronan Rafferty 1989-1993


  • Please log in to reply
6 replies to this topic

#1 ruarimac

ruarimac

    Newbie

  • Members
  • Pip
  • 8 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 29807
  • Joined: 05/26/2007
  • Location:Adelaide, Australia
  • Ebay ID:striped_it
GolfWRX Likes : 6

Posted 02 June 2017 - 11:48 PM

G'day everyone. I've come across a set of Top Flite 'Pro Forged I' blades from a lady in Sydney that has had them in her garage for years.
1 iron-PW, amazing condition, have barely been hit.
They're obviously a custom set for a touring pro (R.R stamped top left)... the only pro that comes to mind is Irishman, Ronan Rafferty who won 4 Australasian Tour events between 1989-1993.
I know he was a Spalding contracted player back in the day.
Can anyone help? I've attached a photo.
Cheers, Ru

Attached Thumbnails

  • image.jpg

Driver- TM SLDR 14* TM Tour S
3 Wood- TM SLDR 3HL Speeder 77S
2 Iron- Bridgestone J33 Airmuscle NVS 85X
Irons- Cleveland TA1 Blades 4-PW Nippon Modus3 120X
Wedges- Bridgestone J38 52/56/60
Putter- Ping Nome

Remove This Advertisement Viewing As Guest

    GolfWRX Forums

    Advertisement


1

#2 Sir edward of putternut

Sir edward of putternut

    DARTH SMUG

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 788 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 401902
  • Joined: 11/05/2015
  • Location:Westminster
  • Handicap:8.3
GolfWRX Likes : 567

Posted 11 June 2017 - 07:40 PM

Those r fricking gorgeous!

            Mizuno mp-14 (3-pw)
            -black beauties-

          DRIVER: srixon z745
              -long dong-

        PUTTER TEST
           Byron Morgan dh-89/007
            Wilson 8802 redux
          -edward scissorhands-


            HoganTK15 WEDGES
            ---55'-59'----
              The three amigos

                M2 3 wood
               -the-beast-

             Cobra LTD 5/4 Fwy
                -Sir Hiss-

2

#3 scruffynick

scruffynick

    Tour Winner

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 700 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 317681
  • Joined: 05/28/2014
  • Location:manchester, UK
  • Handicap:7
GolfWRX Likes : 536

Posted 12 June 2017 - 03:39 PM

Ronan was a fine player, cracking ball striker! But I sure he was a top flite player, if they're his that's some find as they look sweet! You could always try twitter....and ask him, worth a shot??

3

#4 the bishop

the bishop

    Major Winner

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,248 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 439390
  • Joined: 09/03/2016
  • Location:Richmond, TX
  • Handicap:6.5
GolfWRX Likes : 1099

Posted 12 June 2017 - 03:47 PM

I just stared at that picture for something around 5 minutes.
Bombtech Grenade 10.5* - S
TM M1 15* (2016) Fuji Pro - S
W/S D100 19*/22* Matrix Ozik Altus - S
W/S FG Tour V6 5-P DG AMT S300
W/S FG Tour PMP 52/56/60 KBS Hi Rev 2.0
Scotty 5W

4

#5 BIG STU

BIG STU

    Major Winner

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 4,826 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 284204
  • Joined: 11/14/2013
  • Location:Garden City Beach SC
  • Handicap:5.0
GolfWRX Likes : 21149

Posted 15 June 2017 - 03:54 PM

Beautiful man just beautiful and like you said straight out of the custom shop. Back in the day Spalding , Macgregor and Wilson had extensive custom departments. If you would please share with my buds over on the Classics Forum they will get a kick out of those. There are also a couple of Spalding nuts over there too

Driver: Titleist 915 D-2 Mitsubishi Diamana 65 R
3 Wood Adams Super S 15* Bassara Regular flex
Hybrid - TM Rescue Mid 19* Pro Launch Blue
Hybrid- TM Rescue Mid 22* Stock TM Tip Stiff
Irons -- 5 thru PW 2013 Callaway Forged X Rifle 5.5 PXI
GW Vokey 252 series 52* S-400
SW Cleveland 588 56* DG Sensicore S
LW Cleveland 588 60* DG Sensicore S
Putter - Scotty Santa Fe 1997 vintage rusty as heck nicknamed "Rusty"
Bag Old School 2008 Titleist Mini Staff

Founding Father of the Outlaw Golf Association Member #1 To heck with the USGA
Redneck Hippie Golf-- When the tailgate drops the BS stops

5

#6 Langlands

Langlands

    Major Winner

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,743 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 4012
  • Joined: 07/31/2005
  • Location:Scotland
  • Handicap:7
GolfWRX Likes : 543

Posted 02 July 2017 - 09:41 AM

Ronan was definitely a Top-Flite staffer at one time on the Tour. Amazing looking irons, thanks for the picture!

6

#7 ruarimac

ruarimac

    Newbie

  • Members
  • Pip
  • 8 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 29807
  • Joined: 05/26/2007
  • Location:Adelaide, Australia
  • Ebay ID:striped_it
GolfWRX Likes : 6

Posted 17 July 2017 - 09:10 PM

Thanks Big Stu, will do.

Edited by ruarimac, 17 July 2017 - 09:11 PM.

Driver- TM SLDR 14* TM Tour S
3 Wood- TM SLDR 3HL Speeder 77S
2 Iron- Bridgestone J33 Airmuscle NVS 85X
Irons- Cleveland TA1 Blades 4-PW Nippon Modus3 120X
Wedges- Bridgestone J38 52/56/60
Putter- Ping Nome

7



0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

GolfWRX Sponsors