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Your best purchase of 2017?


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#121 2Down

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Posted 11 November 2017 - 10:51 AM

Odyssey 7S.  The alignment lines have helped my putting.  
Ping G400LST a shorter iron in and 7S often has a bit less to negotiate.

Ping G400 Lst 10° Mitsubishi Kuro Kage SIlver Dual Core Ti-Ni
Titliest 915 15° Mitsubishi blue S
Adams 20° and 23° Mitsubishi white S
Taylormade 2014 MBs   5-W  KBS tour S
Vokey 52° Gw dg
Ping eye2 56° sw dg gold
Ping eye2 60° lw dg golf
Odyssey 7S
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#122 brew4eagle

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Posted 11 November 2017 - 11:24 AM

2012ish Scotty Studio Select Newport.  Bought before season started and have used it for every 2017 round, which is a nearly impossible outcome for me.  Love that I'm not constantly changing the most important club in the bag.
Sun Mountain Three 5
PING i20 10.5*
Adams a7 19*
PING G25 23*
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Posted 11 November 2017 - 11:43 AM

Cobra F7 Fairway 3-4. By far my favorite fairway wood to date. The rails are so confidence inspiring hitting from the deck.  Love this club!

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Posted 11 November 2017 - 12:49 PM

Eyeline golf putting mirror.

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#125 JoeJoeJoeUrBoat

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Posted 12 November 2017 - 12:11 PM

My set of brand new SM2ís (still in the wrapper) that just came in the mail. 52, 56 and 60, even the grips still in plastic.

Paid an arm and a leg, but so worth it. No other wedges will touch my bag until 2024.

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M2 10.5° Tour Ad Di 6s
M2 15° 3 Wood Tour Ad Di 7s
M2 19° Hybrid Tour Ad Di 8s
***UNDECIDED***
Milled Grind - 50, 54, 58
Scotty Cameron Monterey Custom Blue
Pro V1 X

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Posted 12 November 2017 - 12:40 PM

718 T-MB 3 iron. Its a godsend for folks who hate hybrids.

It's versatile, i can hit low balls off the tee that roll out to 240ish but i can also hit it high into a green and stop it when a 3 wood is just a little too much.
915 D4 9.5*- Rogue Max 65x
904 14*-Prolaunch Blue S
718 T-MB 3 Iron-PX 6.0
Miura BB 4-PW-DG S200 CPT TI
Vokey SM6 50*, 54*, 58*
Bettinardi FCB Dass Proto

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Posted 12 November 2017 - 01:30 PM

Epic SZ 9* Tensei white pro 70tx
3-4 x-forged
5-pw Apex mb- dg X100 ti

Those are amazing clubs and helping me play my best but...

Toulon Austin 34" has been the best and biggest game changer, Ive died and gone to Putter heaven

Hopefully in 2018 brings a 3w that I love( hopefully the rogue) and a 2 iron / ut ( hopefully the x forged ut) that I can put in the bag instead of the 5w

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Posted 12 November 2017 - 01:30 PM

Tough call, but it would have to be my new putter...love it! And it's only my third putter in 53 years, obviously I don't change putters often.

My Garmin Approach G10 would be the runner up.

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TM RBZ Driver, 3W & 5W
Callaway X416 3H & 4H
W/S RM Midsize 2i-SW
Evnroll ER2
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Posted 12 November 2017 - 01:31 PM

I just picked up a 52.08 SM2 two weeks ago in fairly mint condition, tour chrome finish.
Grooves as good as new, grip too !!
December  2017  The Super Mixed Bag Thanks Everybody!

Titleist 905R YS6 10.5 at D3
TM R7 Quad 10.5 has new P L Blue shipping soon !!

Cobra Amp Cell 5 wood Fuji Fuel at 20
TM V Steel 15 stock Regular

Hogan Apex Plus 2000ish 4 5 6 7 8 9 PW
Mizuno MP T5  Satin 52 and 59

Anser 3 Manganese Bronze 36  333 + 18 grams down shaft =351 Great for Ford Fans!!

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Posted 12 November 2017 - 01:41 PM

Mazda 3. Very pleased with it.

Mizuno mp h5. 4-W KBS tour stiff 2 iron modus 3 stiff.
taylormade m2 Driver + hl 3 wood
ping anser
Titleist sm6 50 +54
Cleveland 60

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Posted 12 November 2017 - 01:47 PM

G30 ls

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Posted 12 November 2017 - 02:37 PM

View PostRogerinNewZealand, on 12 November 2017 - 01:31 PM, said:

I just picked up a 52.08 SM2 two weeks ago in fairly mint condition, tour chrome finish.
Grooves as good as new, grip too !!
I plan on taking advance of them as long as I can! Awesome sticks, might replace the shafts though.
M2 10.5° Tour Ad Di 6s
M2 15° 3 Wood Tour Ad Di 7s
M2 19° Hybrid Tour Ad Di 8s
***UNDECIDED***
Milled Grind - 50, 54, 58
Scotty Cameron Monterey Custom Blue
Pro V1 X

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Posted 12 November 2017 - 02:57 PM

I would say it would have to be my new irons. Went with srixon this year, got a combo set of z565 (4-7)/z765 (8-PW) with KBS C-Taper Lite 110 stiffs. Bought them earlier on (May) so I got to play with them all summer. All I can say is wow! They look so great behind the ball and they go a mile in the air.
Taylormade M2 10.5 degree (set to 12) w/ Tensei CK Blue 60 Stiff
Callaway GBB Epic 15 degree w/ HZRDUS T800 65 Stiff
Mizuno Fli-Hi 2 iron w/ FST Pro 115 S/X
Srixon Z565 4-7 iron w/ KBS C-Taper Lite 110 Stiff
Srixon Z765 8-PW iron w/ KBS C-Taper Lite 110 Stiff
Titleist Vokey SM6 50, 54, 58 w/ Dynamic Gold S200
Odyssey White Hot RX #1 34 inches

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Posted 12 November 2017 - 03:20 PM

Vokey V-grind

Finally what Iíve always been looking for, a 2 in 1 wedge!
Titleist 917 D2 9.5* Mitsubishi Diamana D+ Limited 60 Stiff 0.5" tipped
Titleist 917 F2 15* Mitsubishi Diamana BF 70 Stiff 1" tipped
Titleist 818 H1 19* Mitsubishi Tensei Pro White 90x
Titleist 818 H2 23* Mitsubishi Tensei Pro White 100x
Titleist 816 H1 21* Tour AD DI 105X 2" tipped
Titleist 718 T-MB 3-iron Tour AD Driving Iron 95X (taper)
Titleist 716 T-MB 3-5 Dynamic Gold AMT s300
Titleist 718 AP2 4-P Dynamic Gold AMT White Tour s400
Titleist 718 AP3 4-W Project X LZ 6.0
Titleist 716 AP2 4-P Dynamic Gold AMT s300
Titleist SM6 52:08 F-grind Dynamic Gold AMT White Tour s400
Titleist SM6 58:10 V-grind Dynamic Gold AMT White Tour s400
Odyssey 7 White Hot Pro 34" SuperStroke GTR Tour

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Posted 12 November 2017 - 03:46 PM

Either my TMB 3 Iron or the Alpha DBD, it’s a close call.

816 DBD 9.5*- KuroKage TiNi 60x
815 Alpha 14* KuroKage TiNi 70s
Titleist T-MB 3 iron - DG S400
Titleist 710 AP2 4-Pw - S300
Vokey SM2 52* 56*- S300
Vokey TVD 60*/07* S200
SC Studio Select NP2

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Posted 13 November 2017 - 08:01 AM

Late year pick up - Tour Edge EX10 fairway and Hybrids

Putter - Directed Force Reno

I want to say the Ping G400, but haven't found the shaft yet to make it happen.
"My swing is so bad, I look like a caveman killing his lunch" - Lee Trevino

In the Bag: Ping G400/TPT Series 17 LKP  ● Callaway Steelhead XR 3,5,7 ● Callaway Big Bertha OS 22/Bassara 50 ● PXG 0311 XF 5-6i, PXG 0311/Mitsubishi OT 75 7-GW,  Miura K Grind 55, 59 Nippon Pro Modus 3 105 ● Directed Force Reno or Edel E-1 ● Callaway CS, Snell MTB
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Posted 14 November 2017 - 01:15 AM

1 - Cleveland 588 CB irons - for a golfer who continually buys and sells,
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these are highly worth checking out, added some blue and white paint fill as well.  They are forged by Epon, amazing feel, superb turf interaction, and super forgiving.  We all have been looking for the players forged with forgiveness ... this is it for me!

2 - The new callaway forged mac daddy wedges - best feeling wedge ever hit, great in tighter lies and best thing about them is how they set up.  Check out the story on how they were made for Ryo.

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Posted 06 December 2017 - 06:32 PM

Believe it or not...
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TAYLORMADE R15 14* Matrix Black Tie 7m3 @ 44"
TOUR EDGE EXOTICS CB2 15* & 18* *stock* Graphite Design
WISHON 755PC 4-PW (bent 2* strong) Apollo Spectre Lite
INNOVEX Type S GDT 50*, 54* & 62* Kuro Kage Black 80i
ODYSSEY Tri-ball SRT 34" Champ C1 Jumbo grip

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Posted 06 December 2017 - 08:45 PM

I already gave my answer, but I just got one of these and itís the best mark repair tool Iíve ever had, now that I know how itís supposed to be used. First time I saw one I thought the red dot was meant to be a fulcrum, and I knew that was the wrong way to fix a ball mark.

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TM RBZ Driver, 3W & 5W
Callaway X416 3H & 4H
W/S RM Midsize 2i-SW
Evnroll ER2
Snell MTB
Ogio Silencer

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#140 gbartko

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Posted 06 December 2017 - 08:48 PM

Ping Glide 56* ES and 60* ES. Directly traceable to lower scores.

Ping G30 LS Tec 10.5° (Ping Tour 65 S)
Callaway x2Hot 2Deep 12.5° (Aldila Tour Green 75 S)
Tour Edge Exotics CB4 Tour 16.5° (UST ProForce V2 75 S)
Ping Rapture Driving Iron 18° [Blue Dot] (N.S. Pro 950GH S)
Callaway x2Hot Pro 20° (KBS Hybrid S)
Callaway x2Hot Pro 23° (Aldila Tour Green Hybrid S)

Set #1
Ping i e1 4-9 [Black Dot] (N.S. Pro Modus3 Tour 120 S)
Ping i e1 PW-UW [Orange Dot] (N.S. Pro Modus3 Tour 120 S)
Ping Glide 54.5° ES / 60° ES [Orange Dot] (N.S. Pro Modus3 Tour 125 Wedge)

Set #2
Ping s55 4-PW [Black Dot] (Project X 6.0)
Ping Glide 52° SS / 58° SS [Black Dot] (N.S. Pro Modus3 Tour 130 S)

PUTTER
Ping Cadence TR Ketsch Heavy [Adjustable] (PP62, 32")
Ping Scottsdale Pickemup (PP62, 35")

BALLS
Bridgestone Tour B330 / Callaway Chrome Soft

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Posted 07 December 2017 - 03:14 AM

Swingman...Glad to hear you love the Directed Force so much!
For me best pickup(s) this year would have to be Mizuno mp18 combo set and also the ping g400 lst driver. Although I'm still waiting for my g400 to get here. Lol been using our shop demo head with my Fuji EVO III 661 X shaft I put a ping tip on. Driver is just solid all around and iron game has much improved with the Mizuno's (with some help from my swing coach too of course). Surprisingly, the Mizuno's knocked my PXG 0311's out of the bag. I thought I would have those in the bag for years but didn't like that I couldn't work the ball with the PXG's.

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Posted 07 December 2017 - 03:29 AM

Purchases this year

Ping G400
Fusion 3 wood
TM P770 irons
Bertha OS hybrids

Out of these the award goes to the G400

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Posted 07 December 2017 - 03:55 PM

Tie:  Callaway Epic SZ driver and Srixon 765 irons.  Can't say enough about both of these products.

Edited by jimb, 07 December 2017 - 03:56 PM.

Callaway Epic SZ 9* Stiff
Titleist 917F2 Stock stiff
Callaway 815 20* Hybrid Stock Stiff
Srixon Z 765 4-PW Modus3 Tour 120S
50, 54 and 60 Mack Daddy 3 Tour Wedges S grind TT S300.
Odyssey Works #1 Putter

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Posted 07 December 2017 - 05:03 PM

Mitsubishi Tensei White Pro

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Posted 07 December 2017 - 06:19 PM

oooh.  Good question.  I'd have to go with my blue clicgear cart to match my mizuno bag, irons, driver, and S5 ion blue wedges :)

Driver: MIzuno JPX 850 - Speeder 6.3
5 Wood: Mizuno JPX 850 - Speeder 6.3
4 Hybrid: Mizuno JPX 850 - Speeder 7.3
Irons (4-P): Mizuno MP25 - CTaper X
Wedges (52,58): Mizuno S5 - CTaper X
Putter: Odyssey White Hot #1 2.0
Ball: Chrome Soft Truvis
Glove: MG Dynagrip Elite & FJ Pure Touch
Shoes: FJ Pro/SL & Ecco Biom G2

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Posted 07 December 2017 - 07:06 PM

View Postgroach, on 07 December 2017 - 06:19 PM, said:

oooh.  Good question.  I'd have to go with my blue clicgear cart to match my mizuno bag, irons, driver, and S5 ion blue wedges :)
Skimping on you purchasing I see!

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Posted 07 December 2017 - 07:39 PM

G400 LST 9 with Handcrafted Hzrdus Yellow 6.5 75. Fairway bomber. Never felt confidant with driver until now.  Also my 818 H2 is not too shabby either.
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Posted 07 December 2017 - 08:01 PM

Cobra f7 3 wood. Best 3 wood I have ever put in the bag, #throwindarts!

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Posted 07 December 2017 - 08:20 PM

I’ve got back into playing this year after 5 years of minimal golf. I bought a set at play it again early this spring something like

G30 driver
G fairway
I15 hybrid
Eye 2 irons and wedges
Craz e putter

I finished the year with
F7 plus driver
Rbz stage 2 3 wood
07 burner tp 5 wood
J40 irons
Rtx wedges
Redwood.

I’ve changed the whole bag, so I don’t know. It’s been a year of hoing for sure
Cobra f7+ 9.5 Chrome 6f4
Taylormade Rbz Stage 2 14.5 whiteboard 73s
Bridgestone J40 5-P Project x 5.5
Cleveland 588 Rotex 2.0 58*
Ping Nome

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Posted 07 December 2017 - 08:56 PM

ping i25 hybrid. Always had problems with hybrids hooking, but this one is fun to hit. Kicked the 5 wood out of the bag.


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