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#1 heavy_hitter

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Posted 01 November 2017 - 01:53 PM

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Posted 01 November 2017 - 02:08 PM

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Posted 01 November 2017 - 02:10 PM

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Posted 01 November 2017 - 02:28 PM

PING Karsten TR Putter cut-down to 26" and SS Flatso 1.0 Countercore Grip.  Olympic Club jacket and some Olympic Club branded Callaway Supersofts and ball markers.

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Posted 01 November 2017 - 02:32 PM

Wants:
P790 irons

Getting:
M2 5 wood or hybrid


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Posted 01 November 2017 - 02:54 PM

View Postkekoa, on 01 November 2017 - 02:32 PM, said:

Wants:
P790 irons

Getting:
M2 5 wood or hybrid
dude, just take your current irons to the repair shop and have them all bent 3 or 4 degrees strong, now you got your P790.
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#7 Kenny Lee Puckett

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Posted 01 November 2017 - 03:04 PM

but more seriously, and on topic, for some reason I have a hankering for a pair of shoes with the BOA System.
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Posted 01 November 2017 - 03:11 PM

View PostKenny Lee Puckett, on 01 November 2017 - 03:04 PM, said:

but more seriously, and on topic, for some reason I have a hankering for a pair of shoes with the BOA System.

Kenny, for you or your kid? :taunt:

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Posted 01 November 2017 - 03:24 PM

My daughter is going to go with her coach to get fitted this Sunday for her first set of non junior clubs.  After that we'll see what that is going to cost us.  No idea what they are going to recommend yet but she is excited.

Edited by TimberBeast, 01 November 2017 - 03:24 PM.


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Posted 01 November 2017 - 03:27 PM

Usually Mrs. Pelz mother which correlates to a big increase in the wine stock.


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Posted 01 November 2017 - 03:41 PM

View PostTimberBeast, on 01 November 2017 - 03:24 PM, said:

My daughter is going to go with her coach to get fitted this Sunday for her first set of non junior clubs.  After that we'll see what that is going to cost us.  No idea what they are going to recommend yet but she is excited.

That is gonna leave a mark.
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Posted 01 November 2017 - 04:11 PM

View Postkekoa, on 01 November 2017 - 02:32 PM, said:

Wants:
P790 irons

Getting:
M2 5 wood or hybrid


Those P790's look great. What are the clubhead weights on those (perhaps compared to USKG TS-series clubs as a reference)?

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#13 TimberBeast

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Posted 01 November 2017 - 04:23 PM

View PostBaitkiller, on 01 November 2017 - 03:41 PM, said:

View PostTimberBeast, on 01 November 2017 - 03:24 PM, said:

My daughter is going to go with her coach to get fitted this Sunday for her first set of non junior clubs.  After that we'll see what that is going to cost us.  No idea what they are going to recommend yet but she is excited.

That is gonna leave a mark.

Tell me about it, we have all grandparents hands on deck for this one.

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Posted 01 November 2017 - 04:48 PM

View Postwildcatden, on 01 November 2017 - 04:11 PM, said:

View Postkekoa, on 01 November 2017 - 02:32 PM, said:

Wants:
P790 irons

Getting:
M2 5 wood or hybrid


Those P790's look great. What are the clubhead weights on those (perhaps compared to USKG TS-series clubs as a reference)?

A lot.  I think I read that getting the p790 stock would be like adding 20 strips of lead tape on a tour series iron.  :tomato:

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Posted 01 November 2017 - 04:51 PM

View Postkekoa, on 01 November 2017 - 04:48 PM, said:

View Postwildcatden, on 01 November 2017 - 04:11 PM, said:

View Postkekoa, on 01 November 2017 - 02:32 PM, said:

Wants:
P790 irons

Getting:
M2 5 wood or hybrid


Those P790's look great. What are the clubhead weights on those (perhaps compared to USKG TS-series clubs as a reference)?

A lot.  I think I read that getting the p790 stock would be like adding 20 strips of lead tape on a tour series iron.  :tomato:

20 grams... 40 strips of 1" lead tape.


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Posted 01 November 2017 - 04:54 PM

View Postleezer99, on 01 November 2017 - 04:51 PM, said:

View Postkekoa, on 01 November 2017 - 04:48 PM, said:

View Postwildcatden, on 01 November 2017 - 04:11 PM, said:

View Postkekoa, on 01 November 2017 - 02:32 PM, said:

Wants:
P790 irons

Getting:
M2 5 wood or hybrid


Those P790's look great. What are the clubhead weights on those (perhaps compared to USKG TS-series clubs as a reference)?

A lot.  I think I read that getting the p790 stock would be like adding 20 strips of lead tape on a tour series iron.  :tomato:

20 grams... 40 strips of 1" lead tape.

Holy Sh*tballs.  I've seen a guy bore out the hosel to decrease weight, but not sure I would do this on a brand new set.

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Posted 04 November 2017 - 07:03 AM

View PostTimberBeast, on 01 November 2017 - 03:24 PM, said:

My daughter is going to go with her coach to get fitted this Sunday for her first set of non junior clubs.  After that we'll see what that is going to cost us.  No idea what they are going to recommend yet but she is excited.

How old is your daughter?  Going to be doing the same for my soon to be 13 year old as he has grown 5 inches this year (now at 5.5 with size 10.5 feet) and has grown out of his set of Flynn clubs I purchased in January.

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Posted 06 November 2017 - 03:53 PM

View Postcubuffs, on 04 November 2017 - 07:03 AM, said:

View PostTimberBeast, on 01 November 2017 - 03:24 PM, said:

My daughter is going to go with her coach to get fitted this Sunday for her first set of non junior clubs.  After that we'll see what that is going to cost us.  No idea what they are going to recommend yet but she is excited.

How old is your daughter?  Going to be doing the same for my soon to be 13 year old as he has grown 5 inches this year (now at 5.5 with size 10.5 feet) and has grown out of his set of Flynn clubs I purchased in January.

She is 12, we bought her set of Flynn clubs about a year and a half ago.  She has grown a few inches and she has gotten stronger as well the past several months.  They went to get fitted Saturday, I don't even know much about the results yet, I was out of town all weekend.  Funny thing is, my wife took her to go play 9 on Sunday and she hit her first hole in one, 122 yards with an 8 iron.  I told her if you want new clubs you might want to lay off on the hole in ones.

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Posted 07 November 2017 - 05:06 PM

View PostTimberBeast, on 06 November 2017 - 03:53 PM, said:

View Postcubuffs, on 04 November 2017 - 07:03 AM, said:

View PostTimberBeast, on 01 November 2017 - 03:24 PM, said:

My daughter is going to go with her coach to get fitted this Sunday for her first set of non junior clubs.  After that we'll see what that is going to cost us.  No idea what they are going to recommend yet but she is excited.

How old is your daughter?  Going to be doing the same for my soon to be 13 year old as he has grown 5 inches this year (now at 5.5 with size 10.5 feet) and has grown out of his set of Flynn clubs I purchased in January.

She is 12, we bought her set of Flynn clubs about a year and a half ago.  She has grown a few inches and she has gotten stronger as well the past several months.  They went to get fitted Saturday, I don't even know much about the results yet, I was out of town all weekend.  Funny thing is, my wife took her to go play 9 on Sunday and she hit her first hole in one, 122 yards with an 8 iron.  I told her if you want new clubs you might want to lay off on the hole in ones.

Congrats to your daughter on her hole in one - and that is pretty long 8 iron!  Will be curious to hear what direction you end up going.

We went to our club this weekend and did a quick fitting with our pro / swing coach.  He had been against moving my son to adult clubs earlier in the year but after seeing him this weekend he agreed now is the time (although he warned that we may be buying another in 9-12 months).  My son really liked the Ping i200s, so I am looking for a set of with regular graphite shafts - so goes the pain...

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Posted 07 November 2017 - 06:17 PM

View Postcubuffs, on 07 November 2017 - 05:06 PM, said:

View PostTimberBeast, on 06 November 2017 - 03:53 PM, said:

View Postcubuffs, on 04 November 2017 - 07:03 AM, said:

View PostTimberBeast, on 01 November 2017 - 03:24 PM, said:

My daughter is going to go with her coach to get fitted this Sunday for her first set of non junior clubs.  After that we'll see what that is going to cost us.  No idea what they are going to recommend yet but she is excited.

How old is your daughter?  Going to be doing the same for my soon to be 13 year old as he has grown 5 inches this year (now at 5.5 with size 10.5 feet) and has grown out of his set of Flynn clubs I purchased in January.

She is 12, we bought her set of Flynn clubs about a year and a half ago.  She has grown a few inches and she has gotten stronger as well the past several months.  They went to get fitted Saturday, I don't even know much about the results yet, I was out of town all weekend.  Funny thing is, my wife took her to go play 9 on Sunday and she hit her first hole in one, 122 yards with an 8 iron.  I told her if you want new clubs you might want to lay off on the hole in ones.

Congrats to your daughter on her hole in one - and that is pretty long 8 iron!  Will be curious to hear what direction you end up going.

We went to our club this weekend and did a quick fitting with our pro / swing coach.  He had been against moving my son to adult clubs earlier in the year but after seeing him this weekend he agreed now is the time (although he warned that we may be buying another in 9-12 months).  My son really liked the Ping i200s, so I am looking for a set of with regular graphite shafts - so goes the pain...

Global golf had a set of blue dot ping i200's used for $579.


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Posted 11 November 2017 - 11:46 AM

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Posted 13 November 2017 - 06:20 PM

Family is pooling $ to get my boy a set of irons, w fitting.

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Posted 28 November 2017 - 02:59 PM

Just bought this.

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Posted 28 November 2017 - 03:14 PM

View Postheavy_hitter, on 28 November 2017 - 02:59 PM, said:

Just bought this.



That's a pretty putter.  FYI - the voice caddie sc200 is $50 off on Amazon right now: Amazon Voice Caddie SC200

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Posted 28 November 2017 - 05:22 PM

View Postleezer99, on 28 November 2017 - 03:14 PM, said:

View Postheavy_hitter, on 28 November 2017 - 02:59 PM, said:

Just bought this.



That's a pretty putter.  FYI - the voice caddie sc200 is $50 off on Amazon right now: Amazon Voice Caddie SC200

Getting the Mevo or Ernst.


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Posted 29 November 2017 - 11:34 AM

View Postheavy_hitter, on 28 November 2017 - 02:59 PM, said:

Just bought this.

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Can I get on you list �

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Posted 29 November 2017 - 03:31 PM

View Postheavy_hitter, on 28 November 2017 - 02:59 PM, said:

Just bought this.

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cut to 33’ I guess?

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Posted 29 November 2017 - 03:33 PM

I have my eyes on a 400 sqt ft in door putting green. No kidding....

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#29 heavy_hitter

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Posted 29 November 2017 - 03:53 PM

View Postgolfer55082, on 29 November 2017 - 03:31 PM, said:

View Postheavy_hitter, on 28 November 2017 - 02:59 PM, said:

Just bought this.

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cut to 33’ I guess?

It is 34".  Honestly will probably leave it alone.  He is 5'2" now and ready for a big growth spurt.

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Posted 29 November 2017 - 03:55 PM

View Postgolfer55082, on 29 November 2017 - 03:33 PM, said:

I have my eyes on a 400 sqt ft in door putting green. No kidding....

I have been eyeing an indoor putting green as well.  We have a sitting room in the house, lol stupid waste of space, and I want to rip out the carpet and put in a putting surface with holes.  Probably a 120-150 square foot space.


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