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Does anyone make a 6 hybrid(28-30*) without a closed face?


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#1 golvenlar

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Posted 01 December 2017 - 02:55 PM

HI. Am an older golfer but with a legitimate 3 handicap and would love to use a 6 hybrid(28*-30*) but they all seem to have closed faces, making them go left with a standard good swing.  
I have the Callaway Apex 4 and 5 hybrids and love them, long, square faces and straight...but they don't make a 6 hybrid in the Apex.  Callaway says, "sorry all of our 6 hybrids are closed faced game improvement clubs."
Has anyone found a 6 hybrid with a square face?
Thanks so much.


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Posted 01 December 2017 - 03:00 PM

Although not a hybrid Iíd advise you to try the Fli-Hi in 6-iron. It fits the bill for what youíre looking for and has very little offset.
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Posted 01 December 2017 - 03:13 PM

View Postgolvenlar, on 01 December 2017 - 02:55 PM, said:

HI. Am an older golfer but with a legitimate 3 handicap and would love to use a 6 hybrid(28*-30*) but they all seem to have closed faces, making them go left with a standard good swing.  
I have the Callaway Apex 4 and 5 hybrids and love them, long, square faces and straight...but they don't make a 6 hybrid in the Apex.  Callaway says, "sorry all of our 6 hybrids are closed faced game improvement clubs."
Has anyone found a 6 hybrid with a square face?
Thanks so much.

http://wishongolf.co...id-irons/775hs/

The 775HS go to a #6 in right hand.  Unique to this model is the fact they are made with a soft 304 stainless steel bendable hosel to enable the lie and face angle to be adjusted within a +/-4* range of the spec for both.  Design spec for the face angle is 0*.  But from years of doing this stuff I am well aware there are golfers who see 0* on some heads as being closed.  So if you are really sensitive to this, you might want to ask the clubmaker to order the head 1* open so as to be absolutely sure.   These cannot be clamped into an IRON bending machine for the hosel bend and most clubmakers do not have a proper machine with clamping nest to do them in their shop.  So they usually have to order the head and ask for it to be bent to whatever lie or face angle the golfer needs.   They are also a thin face high COR model as well.  

Hope this helps,

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Posted 01 December 2017 - 03:25 PM

The Ping G30 sets up pretty square, as does the new G400.

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Posted 01 December 2017 - 03:28 PM

I have an Adams a12 proto (tour issue head, hard to find) at 28* that is open faced.   Not using it at the moment

I also love the Cally Apex hybrids .. have 2, 3 ,4 and 5 heads

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Posted 01 December 2017 - 03:33 PM

Adams A3 6 hybrid.  Older club may be hard to find but definitely not closed faced.  I'll try to post a pic of mine at address.

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Posted 01 December 2017 - 03:37 PM

I know Wilson has made them in the past.

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Posted 01 December 2017 - 04:21 PM

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Posted 01 December 2017 - 04:26 PM

I have a 816 H1 6 hybrid, and I don't think it looks closed. It is also adjustable which helps.

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Posted 01 December 2017 - 08:45 PM

View PostTomWishon, on 01 December 2017 - 03:13 PM, said:

View Postgolvenlar, on 01 December 2017 - 02:55 PM, said:

HI. Am an older golfer but with a legitimate 3 handicap and would love to use a 6 hybrid(28*-30*) but they all seem to have closed faces, making them go left with a standard good swing.  
I have the Callaway Apex 4 and 5 hybrids and love them, long, square faces and straight...but they don't make a 6 hybrid in the Apex.  Callaway says, "sorry all of our 6 hybrids are closed faced game improvement clubs."
Has anyone found a 6 hybrid with a square face?
Thanks so much.

http://wishongolf.co...id-irons/775hs/

The 775HS go to a #6 in right hand.  Unique to this model is the fact they are made with a soft 304 stainless steel bendable hosel to enable the lie and face angle to be adjusted within a +/-4* range of the spec for both.  Design spec for the face angle is 0*.  But from years of doing this stuff I am well aware there are golfers who see 0* on some heads as being closed.  So if you are really sensitive to this, you might want to ask the clubmaker to order the head 1* open so as to be absolutely sure.   These cannot be clamped into an IRON bending machine for the hosel bend and most clubmakers do not have a proper machine with clamping nest to do them in their shop.  So they usually have to order the head and ask for it to be bent to whatever lie or face angle the golfer needs.   They are also a thin face high COR model as well.  

Hope this helps,
Hugely helpful- thx!

View PostBearQ, on 01 December 2017 - 03:00 PM, said:

Although not a hybrid I'd advise you to try the Fli-Hi in 6-iron. It fits the bill for what you're looking for and has very little offset.
will look at this guy. thx!


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Posted 01 December 2017 - 08:47 PM

View Postsharkiesj, on 01 December 2017 - 03:33 PM, said:

Adams A3 6 hybrid.  Older club may be hard to find but definitely not closed faced.  I'll try to post a pic of mine at address.
Thanks.

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Posted 01 December 2017 - 08:48 PM

View Postmuniman, on 01 December 2017 - 04:26 PM, said:

I have a 816 H1 6 hybrid, and I don't think it looks closed. It is also adjustable which helps.
Ah, will look at this one.

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Posted 01 December 2017 - 08:51 PM

View Postcardoustie, on 01 December 2017 - 03:28 PM, said:

I have an Adams a12 proto (tour issue head, hard to find) at 28* that is open faced.   Not using it at the moment

I also love the Cally Apex hybrids .. have 2, 3 ,4 and 5 heads
Thx!  Fun to hear you love the Apexes- like magic.

View Postmuniman, on 01 December 2017 - 04:26 PM, said:

I have a 816 H1 6 hybrid, and I don't think it looks closed. It is also adjustable which helps.
Thanks!

View PostBushwood Country Club, on 01 December 2017 - 04:21 PM, said:

Ping
Didn't know this.  Thx.

View Postbuckeyefl, on 01 December 2017 - 03:37 PM, said:

I know Wilson has made them in the past.
will check on this. thx.

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Posted 01 December 2017 - 09:05 PM

Just a thought- get a 27 degree Titleist hybrid, adjust the loft weak for what you're looking for, and set it open if necessary.
If you need a distance or trajectory adjustment at that point, can soft step or hard step a softer or harder shaft.
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Posted 02 December 2017 - 07:25 AM

View PostJustsomeguy, on 01 December 2017 - 09:05 PM, said:

Just a thought- get a 27 degree Titleist hybrid, adjust the loft weak for what you're looking for, and set it open if necessary.
If you need a distance or trajectory adjustment at that point, can soft step or hard step a softer or harder shaft.
Thanks


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Posted 02 December 2017 - 10:02 AM

View Postgolvenlar, on 01 December 2017 - 02:55 PM, said:

HI. Am an older golfer but with a legitimate 3 handicap and would love to use a 6 hybrid(28*-30*) but they all seem to have closed faces, making them go left with a standard good swing.  
I have the Callaway Apex 4 and 5 hybrids and love them, long, square faces and straight...but they don't make a 6 hybrid in the Apex.  Callaway says, "sorry all of our 6 hybrids are closed faced game improvement clubs."
Has anyone found a 6 hybrid with a square face?
Thanks so much.


Ping G10 28*hybrid.  It’s probably labeled as a 5 hybrid, but it’s a fantastic club. Ping also had a 32*G10 hybrid FYI.

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Posted 03 December 2017 - 12:09 AM

View Postcounselor, on 02 December 2017 - 10:02 AM, said:

View Postgolvenlar, on 01 December 2017 - 02:55 PM, said:

HI. Am an older golfer but with a legitimate 3 handicap and would love to use a 6 hybrid(28*-30*) but they all seem to have closed faces, making them go left with a standard good swing.  
I have the Callaway Apex 4 and 5 hybrids and love them, long, square faces and straight...but they don't make a 6 hybrid in the Apex.  Callaway says, "sorry all of our 6 hybrids are closed faced game improvement clubs."
Has anyone found a 6 hybrid with a square face?
Thanks so much.


Ping G10 28*hybrid.  It’s probably labeled as a 5 hybrid, but it’s a fantastic club. Ping also had a 32*G10 hybrid FYI.
Face angle looks great.  On it.  Thanks!

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Posted 03 December 2017 - 12:17 AM

How bout a Cobra DWS froní08 era?  Iíve got 1 myself.

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Posted 07 December 2017 - 03:36 PM

View PostTomWishon, on 01 December 2017 - 03:13 PM, said:

View Postgolvenlar, on 01 December 2017 - 02:55 PM, said:

HI. Am an older golfer but with a legitimate 3 handicap and would love to use a 6 hybrid(28*-30*) but they all seem to have closed faces, making them go left with a standard good swing.  
I have the Callaway Apex 4 and 5 hybrids and love them, long, square faces and straight...but they don't make a 6 hybrid in the Apex.  Callaway says, "sorry all of our 6 hybrids are closed faced game improvement clubs."
Has anyone found a 6 hybrid with a square face?
Thanks so much.

http://wishongolf.co...id-irons/775hs/

The 775HS go to a #6 in right hand.  Unique to this model is the fact they are made with a soft 304 stainless steel bendable hosel to enable the lie and face angle to be adjusted within a +/-4* range of the spec for both.  Design spec for the face angle is 0*.  But from years of doing this stuff I am well aware there are golfers who see 0* on some heads as being closed.  So if you are really sensitive to this, you might want to ask the clubmaker to order the head 1* open so as to be absolutely sure.   These cannot be clamped into an IRON bending machine for the hosel bend and most clubmakers do not have a proper machine with clamping nest to do them in their shop.  So they usually have to order the head and ask for it to be bent to whatever lie or face angle the golfer needs.   They are also a thin face high COR model as well.  

Hope this helps,
This is a huge help to me. Thx!

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Posted 07 December 2017 - 03:41 PM

View PostJustsomeguy, on 01 December 2017 - 09:05 PM, said:

Just a thought- get a 27 degree Titleist hybrid, adjust the loft weak for what you're looking for, and set it open if necessary.
If you need a distance or trajectory adjustment at that point, can soft step or hard step a softer or harder shaft.
Thanks!


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Posted 07 December 2017 - 04:52 PM

Brilliant thread, I am thinking about a 6h too! From my research Titleist hybrids would work well.

Edited by i*windows, 07 December 2017 - 05:00 PM.

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Posted 07 December 2017 - 05:15 PM

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Posted 07 December 2017 - 05:41 PM

I am very sensitive to closed, even square face angles (fight a hook) and I took a set of Adams V3's on trade. The hybrids (3h - 6h) definitely don't set up closed on the set I got.
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