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Callaway Mack Daddy 4 wedges: 2017 Presidents Cup


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#31 J13

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Posted 26 September 2017 - 08:50 PM

Look identical to the MD3 which is a good thing as my MD3 wedges have been the best wedges I've ever owned.

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Posted 26 September 2017 - 09:02 PM

Look identical to the MD3 with the shape of the Forged.   Have to say Callaway MD3 wedges have been the best wedges I've ever owned.  Thumbs up
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Posted 26 September 2017 - 10:08 PM

View PostJ13, on 26 September 2017 - 09:02 PM, said:

Look identical to the MD3 with the shape of the Forged.   Have to say Callaway MD3 wedges have been the best wedges I've ever owned.  Thumbs up

You are usually testing and playing a vast amount of newer offering,  didn't see any improvements in the MD Forged over the 3? I personally thought the Forged felt much softer, however I liked the MD2 Tour and the MD3 grind better.
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Posted 26 September 2017 - 10:08 PM

I have 2 MD forged and 1 MD 3, prefer the look of the 3 but the feel of the forged.

I hope they don't put fluorescent grips on them....  auto pulls

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Posted 26 September 2017 - 10:20 PM

View PostEquipto, on 26 September 2017 - 10:08 PM, said:

I have 2 MD forged and 1 MD 3, prefer the look of the 3 but the feel of the forged.

I hope they don't put fluorescent grips on them....  auto pulls

Lol... same here on all accounts.

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Posted 26 September 2017 - 10:21 PM

I would love to see a md 2 Tour Grind but forged and with a PM Grind option.  Basically I want what I have but in a forged head.
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Posted 27 September 2017 - 12:14 AM

View PostBelmont148, on 26 September 2017 - 02:05 PM, said:

Well, not buying those to replace my MD 2 Tours next season. Hopefully MD Forged goes on CPO for a steal or i'll just get another set of Tours off the bay. Might grab a 64* if they give it the Roger and Phil treatment.


Agreed MD 2 Tour grind beat wedges I've ever played just bought another set

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Posted 27 September 2017 - 11:06 AM

Yes Sir !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Posted 27 September 2017 - 11:22 AM

Anybody heard about what finishes will be offered?  Sticking with the chrome and black?
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Posted 27 September 2017 - 12:16 PM

View PostJwin323, on 26 September 2017 - 08:41 PM, said:

View PostDTown3011, on 26 September 2017 - 07:17 PM, said:

View PostTheMoneyShot, on 26 September 2017 - 07:04 PM, said:

View PostJwin323, on 26 September 2017 - 07:01 PM, said:

Bring back the U grind please.

And the PM grind..

The PM grind was effectively a modified U grind. They need to bring back the PM grind from the original XTour wedges. The p.m. grind and the U grind was not good for the vast majority of people.

Curious as to why the U grind didn't work for most people. I thought it was the most versatile grind available. All my wedges have something similar that I've done and I love them. Not looking to argue, just interested in your insight.

Depends on your conditions, but I thought the U-grind was only good when the conditions were very firm/fast.  I agree the "channel" or concave sole can be a wonderful addition to any sole grind.  However, I found on normal or softer turn, the U-Grind just dug into the grass like crazy for many.

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Posted 27 September 2017 - 07:11 PM

View Postjonn443, on 26 September 2017 - 10:08 PM, said:

View PostJ13, on 26 September 2017 - 09:02 PM, said:

Look identical to the MD3 with the shape of the Forged.   Have to say Callaway MD3 wedges have been the best wedges I've ever owned.  Thumbs up

You are usually testing and playing a vast amount of newer offering,  didn't see any improvements in the MD Forged over the 3? I personally thought the Forged felt much softer, however I liked the MD2 Tour and the MD3 grind better.

It was just a case of me loving the MD3's and not having any reason to change.  I like the Forged shape better so I'm excited to get all the grind options and shape in the 4's.  As for feel I didn't noticed much difference.
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Posted 28 September 2017 - 09:26 AM

View PostGamble Gamble, on 26 September 2017 - 10:21 PM, said:

I would love to see a md 2 Tour Grind but forged and with a PM Grind option.  Basically I want what I have but in a forged head.

MD2 Tour are forged. Or were you referring to a PM Grind in forged? Two totally different wedges.
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Posted 28 September 2017 - 01:52 PM

Off topic: Is Callaway releasing another driver in 2018? I'm not familiar with their development cycles.

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Posted 28 September 2017 - 04:34 PM

View Postjonn443, on 26 September 2017 - 08:28 PM, said:

Need to incorporate the shape of the MD2 Tour but match it with the feel and softness of the MD forged.


Edit: AND offer better Grind options like the MD2 and MD3 offered.

I agree with you. I still rock my MD2's because I love the grinds that they had. Plus their bounce options aren't as good as the MD2's IMO
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Posted 28 September 2017 - 05:05 PM

They must be good cuz sergio is using one at the British Masters


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Posted 28 September 2017 - 05:44 PM

View Postpga43, on 28 September 2017 - 05:05 PM, said:

They must be good cuz sergio is using one at the British Masters


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Posted 28 September 2017 - 06:03 PM

Based on the way he's looking at it, maybe not so good. Ive given a few of my wedges that look before

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Posted 28 September 2017 - 09:57 PM

Could looking at it saying boy I wish my old wedges felt this good. I woulda won more.......

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Posted 28 September 2017 - 10:45 PM

I wonder what loft and grind he's workin with...

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Posted 18 October 2017 - 03:14 PM

From what I am reading:

Callaway developed 4 unique grinds to suit the shots you hit, the courses you play and the swings you make. It’s the versatility and selection you need to get up and down from anywhere.

W-Grind: A slightly wider sole. It’s perfect if you play in softer conditions or you come in with a steep angle to the ball. And it’s extremely playable out of all types of bunkers.
S-Grind: Our most versatile option. It’s great for a wide range of conditions (normal, soft or firm), shot types, and swings (moderate to sweeping attack angles).
C-Grind: Designed for firmer conditions and versatility around the green. The heel and toe relief allow for a number of shots, especially opening up the face and keeping the leading edge low.
X-Grind: The Newest grind from Callaway which is a Fusion of W and C Grind, this grind gets both advantages of W and C grinds.

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Posted 18 October 2017 - 04:39 PM

So when should we expect to see a price drop on MD3's? :D
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Posted 19 October 2017 - 11:28 AM

View Postjdenham15, on 26 September 2017 - 01:39 PM, said:

These don't look any different to me....other than paint fill, no?

I would imagine they are forged this time around.
  Look at the grooves between the groove.
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Posted 14 November 2017 - 08:53 PM

Are they forged?

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Posted 15 November 2017 - 05:40 AM

View PostBturner15, on 14 November 2017 - 08:53 PM, said:

Are they forged?

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