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4 wedge users - what does the top of your bag look like?


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Poll: 4 wedge users - what does the top of your bag look like? (210 member(s) have cast votes)

What do you have between driver and 5i

  1. Fairway wood + hybrid + 4 iron (78 votes [37.14%])

    Percentage of vote: 37.14%

  2. Fwy wood + 3 & 4 iron (15 votes [7.14%])

    Percentage of vote: 7.14%

  3. Fwy wood + 2 hybrids (47 votes [22.38%])

    Percentage of vote: 22.38%

  4. 3 hybrids (4 votes [1.90%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.90%

  5. Fwy wood + 2/3 driving iron + 4 iron (25 votes [11.90%])

    Percentage of vote: 11.90%

  6. Something else? (41 votes [19.52%])

    Percentage of vote: 19.52%

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#1 gentles

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Posted 11 May 2018 - 12:33 PM

Hi folks - i'm curious to hear from the 4 wedge users out there what the top part of your bag looks like, in particular between driver and 5 iron. Assuming that you're using a driver, and 5-9 + 4 wedges, that leaves 3 clubs to fill the gap between driver and 5i.

I've tried to setup a poll to capture responses, but i'm sure there are a bunch of other options out there, just looking for some ideas for how to fit another wedge back in the bag and curious to see what others do.

Edited by gentles, 11 May 2018 - 12:36 PM.

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Posted 11 May 2018 - 12:38 PM

Between driver and 5:

4 wood
3 hybrid
4 hybrid

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Posted 11 May 2018 - 01:00 PM

3 wood
Hybrid
3 Iron - choke down to play shots I would with a four iron
*T*

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Posted 11 May 2018 - 01:01 PM

3 wood, 7 wood, 4 hybrid

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Posted 11 May 2018 - 01:14 PM

Driver, 1i, 3i, 4i.

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Posted 11 May 2018 - 02:59 PM

Driver, 3 wood, 19 degree hybrid, then 4-9.
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Posted 11 May 2018 - 03:06 PM

3 wood(set at 17*)
3 hybrid
4 hybrid

Almost never have the need for another club in that part of the bag. Would never give up my 4 wedge setup.

Edited by shortstop20, 11 May 2018 - 03:07 PM.


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Posted 11 May 2018 - 03:12 PM

My setup is in the "something else" category.  I bent my irons to 5* loft spacing so I could play 4 wedges, and have flexibility at the top of the bag.  So I go D, 3w, 2h, 3h, 4h, 6-PW, 52, 56, 60, P.   No need for a 5-iron because the 6 is 2* strong at 28*, so I can go straight to a 24* 4 hybrid.  

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Posted 11 May 2018 - 03:20 PM

Driver, 3 wood, 5 wood and either 3 or 4 hybrid.
PING G400 Max 9*, Adidla Rogue Max 75x
Callaway 815 Alpha 3W and 5W Speeder 665 stiff
Srixon U65 23*
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Posted 11 May 2018 - 03:35 PM

Driver,  3 wood changed to 4 wood loft,  7 wood,  4 iron, 5-9 and then pw, 52, 56, and 60 wedges.  Use 4 iron a lot under trees and in rough and uneven lies.  easier to hit low and work the ball.  Hybrids are all too high most of the time from trees.


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Posted 11 May 2018 - 03:37 PM

Between driver and 5i:

3 wood
2 hybrid
4 iron
Taylormade 2016 M2 Diamana D+ 70
Titleist 915F 15 Aldila Rogue Silver 70
Titleist 915H 2 Hybrid Diamana S+ 70
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Posted 11 May 2018 - 03:42 PM

Currently trying a fairway wood again, so:
3 wood (actually 3HL 17*, so 4 wood)
3 hybrid
4 iron.

But usually its:
2 hybrid
3 iron
4 iron
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Posted 11 May 2018 - 05:44 PM

Driver
3 wood
5 wood
5 hybrid

Edited by 1970.gpp, 11 May 2018 - 07:01 PM.


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Posted 11 May 2018 - 05:56 PM

D
3w
5w or 7w depending on course
4h

The 7w is 1* stronger and an inch longer than the 4h so it gaps nicely.
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Posted 11 May 2018 - 05:58 PM

Driver
3Wood
19* Driving Iron

JBeam BM-435 Blackout 10* Matrix TP7HDX
TEE CBX 15* Accra Tour-Z RPG 382
Bridgestone J33 Airmuscle 19* Veylix Rome 988X
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Posted 11 May 2018 - 05:59 PM

Always a work in progress, but top of the bag is currently:

Driver 10.5
4 Wood 17
3 Hybrid 19
4 Hybrid 22
5 Iron 23

Even though the lofts are similar between the 4 hybrid and the 5 iron, the yardage gap works.
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Posted 11 May 2018 - 06:28 PM

Something else -

3 wood -15.5*
5 wood - 19*
7 wood - 22*
5 iron - 26*

Edited by 596, 11 May 2018 - 06:29 PM.


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Posted 11 May 2018 - 06:34 PM

Driver
Mini 12*
2 iron

Last year was driver
3w
2 hybrid


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Posted 11 May 2018 - 06:39 PM

Driver
4 wood
22* hybrid
26* hybrid
5-9 irons
Taylormade '16 M2 Driver 9.5*- Handcrafted PX LZ 6.0
Callaway XR Pro 16* FW- Handcrafted PX LZ 6.0
Ping G 22* Hybrid- Altus S
Ping i500 5-UW Power Spec- DG 105 S300
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Posted 11 May 2018 - 06:50 PM

Driver
19* 5 wood or 16* 3 wood
21.75* 7 wood
25* 11 wood
6-pw
50
54
58
64
Putter

5 wedges. I choose between my 3 or 5 wood depending on the course.

Edited by TnJohn, 11 May 2018 - 06:52 PM.

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Posted 11 May 2018 - 08:08 PM

Driver
15 degree 3 wood-270
18 degree driving iron-240
22 degree 4 iron (2 degree strong)-220
26 degree 5 iron (1 degree strong)-205
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Callaway Epic Sub Zero 9............................PX HZRDUS T1100 65 6.5
Tour Edge CBX 15........................................PX HZRDUS T1100 85 6.5
Taylormade UDI 2.........................................KBS Tour V 125
Mizuno MP-25 4-9........................................KBS Tour V 125
Vokey SM4 46, 52, 56..................................KBS 610 120
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Posted 11 May 2018 - 08:59 PM

Driver
3 wood 15
U65 20 3 iron
Debating on going to 19 degree hybrid but really love the u65 off the tee

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Posted 11 May 2018 - 09:08 PM

Driver
3 wood
19 hybrid


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Posted 11 May 2018 - 10:55 PM

For years I used the pitching wedge that came with the typical 4-P AP2 set until I started playing golf more seriously which I then switched to a 46 Vokey. The standard PW that comes with a set is like having an unnecessary iron in your bag. Having 4 wedges in my opinion is crucial to lowering scores and having more versatility inside of 150 yards.

Here is my setup.

Top of the bag
-917 D3 Driver 9.5*
-917 F3 3 wood 15* sometimes will use 13.5* depending on conditions.
-2 iron 718 TMB 17* (For tighter par 4 tee shots or doglegs that turn at 240-260 yards)

Middle
-4-9iron 718 AP2 all 2* strong

Wedges
-46, 50, 54, 58 SM7s

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Edited by codyrobinsonpga, 11 May 2018 - 10:57 PM.


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Posted 12 May 2018 - 12:43 AM

Current bag:

Driver

3 wood 15*

5 wood 18* or 2 iron UT (don't currently have one but considering one to swap out depending on course)

4 thru PW, 52, 56, 60


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Posted 12 May 2018 - 01:09 AM

Driver
5w
3i
5-pw
52/56/60/64
Putter
Nike Vapor Pro Matrix Black Tie 8m3
Nike VR Pro 18*/21*/24* Project X LZ iron shafts .370
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Posted 12 May 2018 - 02:46 AM

For me it´s the harsh facts of reality that dictates these clubs. I would like to game 3-iron and 4-iron but I can´t due to low swing speed. So I have to game 3-hybrid and 4-hybrid instead. Then I have a spoon.
Primary set:                                                      Secondary set:
Driver: Taylormade M2 (9,5 deg, D1)               Driver: Titleist 910 D2 (8,5 deg, D2)
3-Wood: Taylormade SLDR (14 deg, D1)         3-Wood: Titleist 915 F (16,5 deg, D1)
3-Hybrid: Hogan VKTR (19 deg, D1)                3-Hybrid: Titleist 818 H1 (20 deg, D1)
4-Hybrid: Hogan VKTR (22 deg, D1)                4-Hybrid: Titleist 816 H1 (23 deg, D1)
5-iron - PW: Maltby DBM (D1.5)                       5-iron: Titleist 718 T-MB (D1)
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Putter: Spalding X-II                                         GW, SW, LW: Titleist Vokey SM6 (D4)
                                                                          Putter: TaylorMade Ardmore 3

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Posted 12 May 2018 - 05:04 AM

View Postgentles, on 11 May 2018 - 12:33 PM, said:

Hi folks - i'm curious to hear from the 4 wedge users out there what the top part of your bag looks like, in particular between driver and 5 iron. Assuming that you're using a driver, and 5-9 + 4 wedges, that leaves 3 clubs to fill the gap between driver and 5i.

I've tried to setup a poll to capture responses, but i'm sure there are a bunch of other options out there, just looking for some ideas for how to fit another wedge back in the bag and curious to see what others do.
3w 14 deg
3h 20-1 deg
4 I
This sometimes changes to:
3w 14deg
2h 18deg
4h 24deg
5i
The 3w, 2 & 3 hybrids are almost exclusively used off the tee box.
The 4 hybrid is tee box & 2nd on some longer par 5s.
XR16-Pro 9+1 Oban Kiyoshi Gold 75X
3w DBD16 14* Oban Kiyoshi Gold 75x
Hybrid 815 Alpha 20 Fubuki 400h x
XR-Pro 4-PW / C-Taper lite x
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Posted 12 May 2018 - 06:52 AM

Driver, 15* 3w, 19* hybrid, 24* 4i.
Callaway XR Pro 9.5
Titleist 915 F2 15
Titleist 913F 19
Mizuno MP 57
Mizuno T7 50
Mizuno T7 55
Callaway PM 60
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Posted 12 May 2018 - 07:47 AM

Driver(9.5), 3 wood(15), 3Hy(21), 4Di(24)

Edited by artsmart73, 12 May 2018 - 07:48 AM.

910 D2 9.5* Rip 60 2.9
910 Fd 15* ahina
910 H 21* kai'l
712 U 4 iron Project X 5.5
MP 57 5-9 Project X 5.5
SM6 47*F08  SM6 52*F12
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