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TaylorMade P790 UDI Discontinued


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#31 MCGolfTM

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Posted 10 June 2018 - 04:00 PM

The stock ones say they are in stock and ready to ship as of today, but cannot get them with the HZRDUS 6.5 anymore like you used to be able to.

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Posted 10 June 2018 - 05:05 PM

TM would be fools to discontinue this product right now while these are so hot.

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Posted 10 June 2018 - 05:56 PM

TM UDI...

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Posted 10 June 2018 - 06:46 PM

Can't wait to hear about new iron

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Posted 11 June 2018 - 09:04 AM

Been trying to decide on this sight unseen as nowhere in my area has this club to demo. Would you guys go with the stock PX or should I go with Tour AD DI in this head. The ADDI would be 95 vs the 85 stock.

Edited by Grip It & Rip It 82, 11 June 2018 - 09:04 AM.


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Posted 11 June 2018 - 09:38 AM

View PostGrip It & Rip It 82, on 11 June 2018 - 09:04 AM, said:

Been trying to decide on this sight unseen as nowhere in my area has this club to demo. Would you guys go with the stock PX or should I go with Tour AD DI in this head. The ADDI would be 95 vs the 85 stock.

I would go tour AD DI. It has a more universal fit than the Hzrdus that seems to be a bit marmite. Anything with an AD DI also makes good $$s if you decide to trade it on

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Posted 11 June 2018 - 09:42 AM

View PostPleasedwith3putts, on 11 June 2018 - 09:38 AM, said:

View PostGrip It & Rip It 82, on 11 June 2018 - 09:04 AM, said:

Been trying to decide on this sight unseen as nowhere in my area has this club to demo. Would you guys go with the stock PX or should I go with Tour AD DI in this head. The ADDI would be 95 vs the 85 stock.

I would go tour AD DI. It has a more universal fit than the Hzrdus that seems to be a bit marmite. Anything with an AD DI also makes good $$s if you decide to trade it on

I wish there were more custom options on the TM website. I ended up going with the stock HZRDUS shaft to test and will have to change it out if needed. I currently play Fuji Pro73 in my M4 3HL and 5 woods.
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TM P790 UDI 17* PX HZRDUS Black 85
TM M2 Tour 4-9 KBS C-Taper 105
TM P770 PW KBS FLT
TM Milled Grind 50/54 KBS 610
TM Hi-Toe 60 KBS 610
TM Spider Tour Black Putter
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Posted 11 June 2018 - 10:40 AM

Answer from TaylorMade Sales Rep. Europe:

"The TaylorMade P790 UDI is for sure discontinued. It's no fake news at all".


I'm waiting for his answer about why and if it's just Europe or World wide.

Edited by Jeriko, 11 June 2018 - 10:41 AM.


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Posted 11 June 2018 - 11:16 AM

Strange but an easy solution.  Buy it from a retailer on Ebay that ships to Europe.
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Posted 11 June 2018 - 11:49 AM

I just got my one of the last UK batch,

going out to play at 7pm tonight, hope I like it.

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Posted 11 June 2018 - 11:56 AM

 scott_Donald, on 11 June 2018 - 11:49 AM, said:

I just got my one of the last UK batch,

going out to play at 7pm tonight, hope I like it.

If not it just made you money!
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Posted 11 June 2018 - 12:09 PM

This thing is legit. Why its being discontinued is beyond my business101 degree.

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Posted 11 June 2018 - 12:53 PM

Discontinued for the P791 UDI with "Speedier Foam" coming fall 2018.
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Posted 11 June 2018 - 02:14 PM

Is it only discontinued for new orders?  I ordered mine last month with an expected ship date of 6/20.
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Posted 11 June 2018 - 03:14 PM

Update:

Direct answer from TaylorMade Rep. Sales & Service Executive | Europe.

Me: Do you happen to know why? And is it just discontinued in Europe or World wide?

TM: It´s all over the globe, this was just a short term product when we were out of stock we wouldn’t make more.


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Posted 11 June 2018 - 04:08 PM

Dont be sorry, I still got mine ordered, not all fake news is fake.... huh?  Good share, now u are trusted by a few more people than before.  Cheers

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Posted 11 June 2018 - 04:45 PM

 Jeriko, on 11 June 2018 - 03:14 PM, said:

Update:

Direct answer from TaylorMade Rep. Sales & Service Executive | Europe.

Me: Do you happen to know why? And is it just discontinued in Europe or World wide?

TM: It´s all over the globe, this was just a short term product when we were out of stock we wouldn’t make more.


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I ordered mine and used it tonight because of this thread, hit or miss product for me as can resell if I don't like it.

Edited by scott_Donald, 11 June 2018 - 05:14 PM.

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Taylormade P790 UDI C taper X
Mizuno JPX 919 Tour 4-9  C taper X


Vokey SM7 RAW 46*F, 50*F C taper X

Vokey SM7 RAW 54*M, 60*M S400


Artisan BlueBonnet Carbon 0217


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Posted 11 June 2018 - 05:08 PM

 JoeJoeJoeUrBoat, on 11 June 2018 - 12:53 PM, said:

Discontinued for the P791 UDI with "Speedier Foam" coming fall 2018.

There could be some validity to that....

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Posted 11 June 2018 - 05:46 PM

I called about 30 minutes ago and mine is expected to ship out 6/28.
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Posted 11 June 2018 - 06:20 PM

I ordered one a couple of weeks ago so hopefully it will arrive.  Have not been told I won't be receiving it so still hope I suppose. Taylormade Canada site still has them available to order as well with a delivery date of 11 July so perhaps some stock is available.


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Posted 11 June 2018 - 06:26 PM

This is the best driving iron available right now.  No wonder why they cannot keep up with the demand.

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Posted 11 June 2018 - 06:27 PM

I didn't know recoil was $50 upcharge.. my local store had them at msrp. $220

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Posted 11 June 2018 - 06:30 PM

 larciel, on 11 June 2018 - 06:27 PM, said:

I didn't know recoil was $50 upcharge.. my local store had them at msrp. $220

The $50 upcharge brings it close to the MSRP. If you do the $57 upcharge HZRDUS Black it makes it $219.99.
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Posted 11 June 2018 - 06:32 PM

Interesting some Pros have stuck with the original UDI vs.the 790.
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Posted 11 June 2018 - 06:38 PM

 MCGolfTM, on 11 June 2018 - 06:30 PM, said:

 larciel, on 11 June 2018 - 06:27 PM, said:

I didn't know recoil was $50 upcharge.. my local store had them at msrp. $220

The $50 upcharge brings it close to the MSRP. If you do the $57 upcharge HZRDUS Black it makes it $219.99.

you're right, when I start customize it it showed $219.99 then it showed +$50 on recoil so I thought it'd be $269.99. When I check out it shows $212.50


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Posted 11 June 2018 - 06:58 PM

 larciel, on 11 June 2018 - 06:38 PM, said:

 MCGolfTM, on 11 June 2018 - 06:30 PM, said:

 larciel, on 11 June 2018 - 06:27 PM, said:

I didn't know recoil was $50 upcharge.. my local store had them at msrp. $220

The $50 upcharge brings it close to the MSRP. If you do the $57 upcharge HZRDUS Black it makes it $219.99.

you're right, when I start customize it it showed $219.99 then it showed +$50 on recoil so I thought it'd be $269.99. When I check out it shows $212.50

Yeah it was a bit confusing, but if you go with some steel options it’s a much cheaper setup.
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Posted 11 June 2018 - 07:46 PM

 jonn443, on 11 June 2018 - 06:32 PM, said:

Interesting some Pros have stuck with the original UDI vs.the 790.

P790 has been superior in every single way for me.  I’m honestly surprised that any TM staffers are still using the older version.  The P790 is just automatic.

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Posted 11 June 2018 - 08:45 PM

 Jeriko, on 11 June 2018 - 03:14 PM, said:

Update:

Direct answer from TaylorMade Rep. Sales & Service Executive | Europe.

Me: Do you happen to know why? And is it just discontinued in Europe or World wide?

TM: It´s all over the globe, this was just a short term product when we were out of stock we wouldn’t make more.


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Posted 12 June 2018 - 11:25 AM

So they are selling so many (I have one that's supposed to arrive early July) they decided to discontinue instead of firing back up the process?  Did someone steal the tooling?  Pretty baffling.

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Posted 12 June 2018 - 11:30 AM

 jmkenn0, on 12 June 2018 - 11:25 AM, said:

So they are selling so many (I have one that's supposed to arrive early July) they decided to discontinue instead of firing back up the process?  Did someone steal the tooling?  Pretty baffling.

I suspect any TM product, especially a niche one like a driving iron, requires them to make an educated guess as to demand and then live with it. The lead time for their production chain of a one-off clubhead is probably 8 months or so. They pick a design, tool up and guess several months ahead what the total demand will be.

By the time they notice they sold out of them in eight months instead of the expect twelve, they are already well along in the process of tooling up for next year's version. There's no advantage to putting off the next model's introduction to go and back-fill a few hundred units of the one that is selling out.

They are in a novelty-driven marketing environment where the steady stream of Newer Better Models must never be interrupted.

Everything has its drawbacks, as the man said when his mother-in-law died, and they came down upon him for the funeral expenses.

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