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First equipment purchase of 2018?


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#61 SM1098

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Posted 08 January 2018 - 12:47 PM

new Bushnell rangefinder... old one had a great run, earned itself a spot in the retired community.


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Posted 08 January 2018 - 01:02 PM

M3 or M4 driver and 3 wood
Taylormade M2 '17 10.5* w/Oban Kiyoshi Tour Limited 05 Flex (X Flex)
Taylormade M2 Tour '17 15* w/ Graphite Design Tour AD BB7x
Taylormade M1 '17 Rescue 19* w/ Project X HZRDUS BLACK HANDCRAFTED 6.5
or P790 3 iron bent to 20.5 with Aerotech Steelfiber i95 Stiff tipped 2''
or M1 '17 5 Wood 19* w/ Tour AD GP7x Black Edition
Taylormade P790 4 Iron w/ C-Taper Lite 115X
Taylormade P750 Tour Proto 5-PW w/C-Taper Lite 115X
Taylormade Milled Grind  52, 56, 60 w/ Tour Issue Dynamic Gold S400
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Posted 08 January 2018 - 01:38 PM

View Posttmgolf25, on 06 January 2018 - 10:29 PM, said:

Went to Studio B yesterday and got fitted for a 2018 BB1!

there's a super sweet Hawaiian themed putter coming out Thursday in this model if you are interested.  Only 250 being made.

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Posted 08 January 2018 - 03:47 PM

Baby blades...arriving tomorrow!

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Posted 08 January 2018 - 03:57 PM

I am going to check out the Srizon Q-Star Tours this spring. As far as clubs, I'm going to stay with what's in the bag,it's easier on the wallet.

Cobra King LTD Matrix White Tie 6x3 Firm
Mizuno JPX Fli-Hi  #4 Orochi  Stiff
Cobra Fly Z+  5-PW  KBS Tour  R+
Mizuno MP T-4  50,54,58* DG Spinner
Odyssey White Ice #2
Srixon Z-Star

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Posted 08 January 2018 - 04:46 PM

Well, last year I didn't buy any clubs somehow. Don't really need any this year either.

Unless I can find a good deal on Cobra Fly Z+ irons...and I could probably use new wedges this year finally...and I really have been meaning to pick up a push cart...

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Posted 08 January 2018 - 10:08 PM

Callaway Apex CF16 5-GW with Nippon Pro 130 shafts.  Got to try them on the sim today - love the flights and feel of these shafts.  A little shorter carry, but much more consistency in distance and lateral dispersion.
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Driver - Cobra F8+ HZRDUS 8.5*
FW - Cobra F6 14*
FW - Cobra F6 17*
FW - Cobra F6 21*
Irons - Callaway Apex CF16 5i-GW Nippin Modulus 130 Tour
Wedge - Vokey SM6 54* F-Grind 14 B
Wedge - Vokey SM6 48* M-Grind 08 B
Putter - Taylormade Spider Tour

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Posted 08 January 2018 - 10:09 PM

M3 or M4 driver.  I think I can hit "one more fairway per round" with it.  Really.   :D
Ping G 9 Kuro Kage Dual Core 60 TS
Ping Rapture 3 Wood
Ping G15 5 Wood UST
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Posted 08 January 2018 - 10:21 PM

Mizuno wedges.  Ordered today....didn't want to wait for the Vokeys
Titleist 915 D4 8.5 AD-GP 6x
Titleist 917F3 Diamana 80 X
Mizuno MP 18  
Vokey SM7 56M 08, 60L04          
Scotty Newport Button Back or
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Posted 08 January 2018 - 10:45 PM

TM M2 10.5 w/ Diamana D+ 60 & 70
Vokey SM6 Raw 56F & 60S
Titleist 917F2 16.5 w/ Diamana D+ 80





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Posted 09 January 2018 - 12:55 AM

Wedges.  Either the Glide 2.0 Stealth or Mizuno S18.
PING G25 10.5°
PING G25 4W/16.5°
PING G25 3H/20°
PING i200 4 - UW
PING Glide 2.0 Stealth 54ºSS, 58ºSS
PING Karsten TR Anser 5 - Starshot Finish / Odyssey Milled RSX #7

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Posted 09 January 2018 - 04:31 AM

New Odyssey RSX 001 and Bushnell Pro X2.
Cobra LTD - Kuro Kage Tini 60s or 2017 TM M2 10.5 - Tensai CK Blue 60s
15° Nike Covert 2.0 - Tour AD DI 7s
19° Nike Covert 2.0  - Diamana BB 83s
5-PW 2014 Nike VR Pro Combo - DG TI x100
50° 54° 58° Nike VR Forged
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Posted 09 January 2018 - 04:38 AM

Way too much ho'ing. Epic 7 wood, Odyssey #7 putter, BB OS 6 and 7 hybrids so far. Eyeing out a 5 hybrid or 5 wood depending on where I can live with a gap in my bag.

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Posted 09 January 2018 - 04:39 AM

First purchase - a subscription to The Golfers Journal magazine; looks incredible online and though expensive to ship out to the UK it looks worth it.

Equipment - ordered a set of Srixon 765 irons (5 - PW, 565 4 iron) to finally replace my Cleveland TA3 Form Forged irons... and a Jones Players 001 bag for them to go in.
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Taylormade M2 10.5* Tour AD Di-6 'S'
Taylormade M2 16.5* Tour AD Di-7 'S'
Mizuno MP Fli-Hi #3
Cleveland TA3 Form-Forged Irons 4-P
Cleveland 588 Black Nickel 53 & 56
Titleist SM Vokey 60
Scotty Cameron Studio Select Newport 2 Black Mist
Ping Moon Bag - Original

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Posted 09 January 2018 - 06:54 AM

Just picked up a new set of Wilson C-200 irons (4-GW).  With the C-300 releasing soon I was able to get them at a great price (Under $300) and couldn't walk away.  I tested them at PGA Demo Day last year and liked them best out of everything I had tried.  Hopefully will get out to play them this week!!!

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Posted 09 January 2018 - 10:18 AM

Definitely going to be the M3 driver and 3 wood. Want to go with adjustability this year in the woods. I've gamed the M2 since it's original in 2016. But with what shaft?
917 D2 9.5* Project X 6.0 65g Evenflow
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Posted 09 January 2018 - 11:04 AM

First purchase was a Toulon Madison Mid Slant putter. In the mail as we speak. Hoping to roll it this weekend.

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Posted 09 January 2018 - 12:19 PM

Custom fit Srixon Z565 with Modus3 120s.  Can't wait to get them to the course!
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TM RBZ Tour 3W Diamana Blue 83S
Adams 18* Idea Pro Black Voodoos
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TBD 50*
Mizuno MPR12 54*
Vokey SM6 58*
Ping Karsten Anser 2

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Posted 09 January 2018 - 01:27 PM

Wedges, I have some Callaway Mack Daddy Forged on the way, 50, 54, 58, with Black Onyx S400, Blue MCC+4 Grips. Ordered late last year but still not in. So this is my first purchase for 2018. Next will be either APEX-16 Pro or the New X-Forged 18' Irons.

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Posted 09 January 2018 - 01:52 PM

APEX MB with DG 7

  • Titleist 915 D3 B-4 setting Dynamic gold X200 Steel
  • Titleist 915F 3 wood B-4 setting Dynamic gold X200 Steel
  • Titleist 917F 5 Wood B-4 setting Dynamic gold X200 Steel
  • Callaway Apex Hybrid  #3 Project X Flighted 7.0 steel
  • Callaway X-Forged 2018, 4-PW DG X7
  • Callaway Apex MB 2018, 4-PW DG X7
  • Fourteen RM-21 50, KBS C Taper 130X
  • Edel 55, KBS C Taper 130X
  • SC Newport Select 2 35 inches
  • SC Del Mar 3 Pro Platinum Black Finish 35 inches

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Posted 09 January 2018 - 01:54 PM

718 CB Project X LZ and a 718 T-MB 5 iron
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917 F3 15 black Graphite Design AD DI 7
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Titleist 718 T-MB 5, 718 CB 6-PW
SM6 50 F grind Raw
SM6 56 M grind Raw
SM6 60 M grind Raw
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Posted 10 January 2018 - 09:37 AM

Finally cracked my r15 driver. Went for a fitting and the G400 was pretty hard to beat across the board.

So first purchase of the new year is a Ping G400 for me!
Ping G400 HZRDUS Yellow 6.5
Callaway Apex UT 21*
Mizuno MP 5 C-Taper 130x
Vokey Sm6 50*,54*,58*
Taylormade Spider Tour DJ
B330s

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Posted 10 January 2018 - 09:54 AM

View PostNo Catchy Nickname, on 05 January 2018 - 10:22 AM, said:

Surprisingly, a Honma TW-Forged #3 driving iron (secondhand), then a Graphite Design Tour AD GT 6X for an old V-steel 4w I had.
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Attachment Tour AD GT 6x shaft.JPG

Edit: I say surprisingly, because I was pretty happy with my Honma TW-U #3 utility, but the price on the newer model was too good to pass up. Better feel too.

Also, this came on Jan 2nd, though I ordered and paid for it online before the end of last year:
Attachment Achusnet flanged bullseye sole.JPG
Attachment Achusnet flanged bullseye back.JPG

Loved that putter. I had that as a teenager and putted well. Not planning on buying anything this year but if I do, maybe an old bullseye putter.
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Taylormade M2(2016) 9* driver reg
Taylormade RBZ 13* 3 wood reg
Adams TL2 - FW 16* 4 wood & 4,5 hybrids reg
Ping G 6-U CFS graphite reg
Ping Glide 54 ss & 58 ss reg
Ping Anser g5i putter

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Posted 10 January 2018 - 10:02 AM

Man cave anxiously awaiting Skytrak expected today  :)

GBB 9* UST Attas Coool 6X

Ping G 14.5 Aldila Tour Blue

Titleist H2 19*

Srixon Z 945  4-pw DG TI S400

TM EF 52,56,60 KBS Hi Rev 125

Odyssey O-works #7

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Posted 10 January 2018 - 10:48 AM

Thinking of upgrading my hybrid and potentially 3w. I've seen a lot of positive feedback on the Cobra F7 from last year and would probably test both the F7 and F8 along with the offerings from TM, Callaway and Titleist.

Callaway Big Bertha Alpha 815 - Aldila Rogue-Silver, Stiff 69g
TaylorMade R11s - ProForce V2, Stiff 76g
3Hybrid: TaylorMade Burner - Stock Stiff
Callaway Apex 4-PW True Temper XP-95 S300
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Kenny Giannini - G-4 No Neck, 34in w/ Superstroke Slim 3.0

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Posted 10 January 2018 - 11:12 AM

Just bought a Ping Sigma G Tyne H putter to try out. I have been using a blade for years. Curious to see if I do better on short putts with the heavier mallet. I already do pretty well on long putts.
Cobra King Ltd Pro
Nike SQ2 13*
Mizuno MP630 clk hybrid 20*
Bstone J40 DPC 4 iron
Cleveland 588 mb 5-pw
Ping Gorge wedges 56*, 52*
Cally Mack Daddy PM grind 60*
Machine adjuster putter
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Posted 10 January 2018 - 11:21 AM

new bushnell range finder
Driver Ping GMax400 10* Tensei  Stiff Shaft
4 wood Ping G400 Stiff shaft
3 Hybrid Ping G400 Stiff Shaft
Irons Generation 2 4-PW PXG Modus 3 105 Stiff Shaft
Wedges 52/56/60 Vokey
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Posted 10 January 2018 - 05:31 PM

Ogio Cirrus Cart Bag to match my Rose and Fire headcovers.
Titleist 915 D2   
Cobra Fly Z 3W
Cobra Fly Z+ 5W   
Mizuno MP H4 3i
Cobra Fly Z 4H   
Mizuno MP-54 5-7i
Mizuno MP-4 8-PW
Mizuno MP-T5 50/56*   
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Posted 10 January 2018 - 09:59 PM

Currently eyeing the skytrak

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Posted 10 January 2018 - 10:10 PM

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• Callie XR16 Pro 10º T.I + Fujikura Pro 61 XLR8 TX / Kuro Kage DC 60 Proto TS
• TM V Steel T/S 13.5º TI + Accra Tour Z ST 65 M4 // Vega RF04 LE 14º + UST Mamiya VTS Tour SPX 7X
• Callie Apex UT 18º JP + NS PRO 120 // Callie Apex UT 21º T.I + Paderson Kinetixx IMRT S
• Callie '09 X-Forged L 4 - 9 Project X 6.0
• Scratch 47º 8620, 53º 8620 DS, 56º 8620 DS + DG, Edel DVR L 60º + DG TI
• Edel 642 Tour 350g / SC Circa62 #3 350g
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