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POLL: Who Made Tiger's "TGR" Blade Prototype Irons?


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Poll: POLL: Who made Tiger's 'TGR' Irons? (432 member(s) have cast votes)

What manufacturer do you think made Tiger's irons?

  1. Bridgestone (12 votes [2.78%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 2.78%

  2. Callaway (1 votes [0.23%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 0.23%

  3. Miura (107 votes [24.77%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 24.77%

  4. Mizuno (25 votes [5.79%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 5.79%

  5. Nike (186 votes [43.06%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 43.06%

  6. TaylorMade (65 votes [15.05%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 15.05%

  7. Titleist (8 votes [1.85%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 1.85%

  8. Other... (28 votes [6.48%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 6.48%

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#1 knudson81

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Posted 11 October 2017 - 08:43 AM

Who do you think made Tiger's prototype irons and why?

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Posted 11 October 2017 - 08:46 AM

Mike Taylor at Artisan Golf is my guess
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Posted 11 October 2017 - 08:48 AM

Old nikes because of the stamping
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Posted 11 October 2017 - 08:50 AM

I mean the font on the 6 iron is straight from the VR series.. so..

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Posted 11 October 2017 - 08:52 AM

Made for Nike by Miura.

Callaway GBB Epic SZ 10*
  Adila Rogue Max 65 - S
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Posted 11 October 2017 - 08:53 AM

Yeah they look like straight VR copies.
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Posted 11 October 2017 - 08:57 AM

Probably just some unstamped Nike heads he had
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Posted 11 October 2017 - 09:01 AM

 Golfingfanatic, on 11 October 2017 - 08:46 AM, said:

Mike Taylor at Artisan Golf is my guess

This exactly! with some old Nike / some Japanese forging house blanks

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Posted 11 October 2017 - 09:17 AM

My guess is that I don't really care who made it since I'm not playing it...  And, it turns out, I'm right!!!  :D
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Posted 11 October 2017 - 09:18 AM

Made by HAkUSA!

2017 M1 440 10.5, Project X Even Flow Black 65 6.0
2017 M1 3W, Kuro Kage Tini 70S
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Posted 11 October 2017 - 09:53 AM

That's a real bag o' fries there.
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Posted 11 October 2017 - 10:00 AM

Just caught myself drooling.

Wk
TM M1 2017 9.5 set higher seting Fujikura Pro 73x 44.25"   TITLEIST 915 D4 TENSEI WHITE 45"
TITLEIST 915F Rogue Black 70s
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VOKEY SM6 5208F N.S Pro Modus3 Tour 120 s  New one on its way
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Posted 11 October 2017 - 10:17 AM

They are Taylormade's based off the Rory prototype.

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Posted 11 October 2017 - 10:32 AM

The original source is Miura, then Nike, then someone else who did the stamping.

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Posted 11 October 2017 - 10:35 AM

The poll doesn't seem correct.  Almost none of those companies actually make irons.  Sure they design and manage the manufacturing process, but they are not the supplier. Technically speaking, TGR (or Tiger) would be the manufacturer and some other supplier/finisher would have actually "made" the irons.  That is unless they were one-offs done by hand through the tour department of a large OEM, which is possible but not probable.  Shouldn't the poll include Chuo, Endo, Kyoei, Ishihara-Shoten, Hoffman (joke), or others?

My guess would be Endo (Thailand) finished by Mike Taylor.


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Posted 11 October 2017 - 11:04 AM

Miura for Nike For TGR for Tiger
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Posted 11 October 2017 - 11:15 AM

 J13, on 11 October 2017 - 11:04 AM, said:

Miura for Nike For TGR for Tiger

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Posted 11 October 2017 - 11:35 AM

 Golfingfanatic, on 11 October 2017 - 08:46 AM, said:

Mike Taylor at Artisan Golf is my guess

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Posted 11 October 2017 - 11:43 AM

Look like a custom version of the new TM P Series.

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Posted 11 October 2017 - 01:41 PM

Guessing Miura, possibly TM or Titleist. Look like copies of his Nike blades. I imagine any mfg with great forgings could make them.


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Posted 11 October 2017 - 01:46 PM

View Postdalton044, on 11 October 2017 - 08:57 AM, said:

Probably just some unstamped Nike heads he had
This

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Posted 11 October 2017 - 01:54 PM

Still rocking those Nike wedges too

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Posted 11 October 2017 - 02:18 PM

Definitely Nike heads, most likely finished by Mike Taylor at Artisan at the old Oven. Muscle and number stamps are identical to vr pros

Edited by Kylekoz17, 12 October 2017 - 11:18 AM.

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TI Taylormade Aeroburner
'17 Taylormade M1 hybrid - Kuro Kage 80X
Titleist 716 TMB 3, 4 iron AMT X100
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Posted 11 October 2017 - 03:05 PM

Same Miura "Nikes" he's been rocking for years, essentially.
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Posted 11 October 2017 - 03:23 PM

Must be Taylormade, his buddies Jason and Rory plays Taylormade and if they can make custom clubs for Rory, they will definitely make a set for Tiger.


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Posted 11 October 2017 - 03:48 PM

Mizuno Pro MS 4. Is what it looks like to me.

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Posted 11 October 2017 - 03:54 PM

They look at exactly like VR's, and the P even has the little section sticking out the bottom of the stamping. No question they are VR's.

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Taylormade UDI 20* Aldila RIP Alpha 105
Mizuno MPH5 4 iron DG S300
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Posted 11 October 2017 - 03:58 PM

Heads pre-date the VR Pros........most likely his original Nike blade profile.  The TGR set by Mike Taylor.

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Posted 11 October 2017 - 04:10 PM

:lol: Lots of guessing, but still guessing.   Next on the evening news, more guessing.  Should we guess how many pages of guesses. :beach:

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Titleist 917F2, 15*, Original Blueboard 83 x5ct, S
Titleist 716T-MB 17* 2 iron, PX Flighted 6.0
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Posted 11 October 2017 - 04:18 PM

View PostQuickFeet, on 11 October 2017 - 03:58 PM, said:

Heads pre-date the VR Pros........most likely his original Nike blade profile.  The TGR set by Mike Taylor.

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This.
Compare both PW's and we have a winner.

Edited by F_N, 11 October 2017 - 04:19 PM.


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