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Posted 11 June 2018 - 10:46 AM

No address photos of the wedges?!
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Posted 11 June 2018 - 10:54 AM

Ahhh, new wedges before the open.  

He must really like them.

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Posted 11 June 2018 - 11:14 AM

Does he still bend his 60 to like 62 or 63? I cant remember what or where I saw that.

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Posted 11 June 2018 - 11:32 AM

The more I see the forged wedges, the more I like the look of my Stealth ES.

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Posted 11 June 2018 - 12:20 PM

That putter looks like it has two different necks welded together.  There's evidence of a weld and the mill marks go different directions.  Seems kind of odd though... can't image what would be behind that??

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Posted 11 June 2018 - 01:29 PM

Putter is carbon if its rusting?

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Posted 11 June 2018 - 01:31 PM

View Postmike_fbn, on 11 June 2018 - 12:20 PM, said:

That putter looks like it has two different necks welded together.  There's evidence of a weld and the mill marks go different directions.  Seems kind of odd though... can't image what would be behind that??

Saw the same and wondered what is going on......
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Posted 11 June 2018 - 01:31 PM

View Postmike_fbn, on 11 June 2018 - 12:20 PM, said:

That putter looks like it has two different necks welded together.  There's evidence of a weld and the mill marks go different directions.  Seems kind of odd though... can't image what would be behind that??

...a sprinkler head perhaps? Maybe a tree? Looks like it wasn't a clean break either way, LOL
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Posted 11 June 2018 - 01:32 PM

look up his putter.  lots of info on the two into one putter

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Posted 11 June 2018 - 02:11 PM

View PostKonklifer, on 11 June 2018 - 11:32 AM, said:

The more I see the forged wedges, the more I like the look of my Stealth ES.

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Posted 11 June 2018 - 05:00 PM

View Postanimalgolfs, on 11 June 2018 - 02:11 PM, said:

View PostKonklifer, on 11 June 2018 - 11:32 AM, said:

The more I see the forged wedges, the more I like the look of my Stealth ES.

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Do you know if they're offering the new forged in ES?

I don't, but I hope so.
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Posted 11 June 2018 - 07:10 PM

View Posthaakzilla, on 11 June 2018 - 01:31 PM, said:

View Postmike_fbn, on 11 June 2018 - 12:20 PM, said:

That putter looks like it has two different necks welded together.  There's evidence of a weld and the mill marks go different directions.  Seems kind of odd though... can't image what would be behind that??

...a sprinkler head perhaps? Maybe a tree? Looks like it wasn't a clean break either way, LOL

Custom neck from ping WRX.  I think the story goes they took a long neck and took a chunk out to get the weight and toe flow correct.  The info is on hear somewhere.

Kinda hoping this is the year a lefty finally wins the US Open.  Been a minute

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Posted 12 June 2018 - 07:32 AM

View Posttrying2scratch, on 11 June 2018 - 07:10 PM, said:

View Posthaakzilla, on 11 June 2018 - 01:31 PM, said:

View Postmike_fbn, on 11 June 2018 - 12:20 PM, said:

That putter looks like it has two different necks welded together.  There's evidence of a weld and the mill marks go different directions.  Seems kind of odd though... can't image what would be behind that??

...a sprinkler head perhaps? Maybe a tree? Looks like it wasn't a clean break either way, LOL

Custom neck from ping WRX.  I think the story goes they took a long neck and took a chunk out to get the weight and toe flow correct.  The info is on hear somewhere.

Kinda hoping this is the year a lefty finally wins the US Open.  Been a minute
  I hadn't read that, but it makes sense.  I'm surprised they couldn't just mill something for him to those specs, but I assume they know what they're doing.  FWIW, I prefer the narrative of him smoking it on a tree and having to have it repaired:)

Agree on Phil... it would be very satisfying to see him get it done.  He's playing great golf, but you have to think he's running out of chances.  Old Man Time is a SOB!

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Posted 12 June 2018 - 07:32 AM

View Postmike_fbn, on 11 June 2018 - 12:20 PM, said:

That putter looks like it has two different necks welded together.  There's evidence of a weld and the mill marks go different directions.  Seems kind of odd though... can't image what would be behind that??
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Posted 12 June 2018 - 10:29 AM

View Posteasylittle5wood, on 11 June 2018 - 01:29 PM, said:

Putter is carbon if it's rusting?

Yeah, that's what I thought...

That would actually drive me mad on a putter, even though my wedges are 'Raw'.
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Posted 12 June 2018 - 03:47 PM

What's the PING bag tag?...Is it one of those practice cups you can lay on the green?
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Posted 12 June 2018 - 03:50 PM

View Posteasylittle5wood, on 11 June 2018 - 01:29 PM, said:

Putter is carbon if it's rusting?

Ping doesn't make carbon putters, it's against their beliefs.  Must be that new rusting stainless steel.

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Posted 12 June 2018 - 06:28 PM

They made him one out of damascas steel

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Posted 13 June 2018 - 12:09 PM

Stainless will rust. Had to send 2 redwood stainless Putters back with the starshot finish. Both had significant rust. Over the years lots of their irons have rusted in cavities. Send them back, no comment are just replaced.


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Posted 13 June 2018 - 12:30 PM

View Postsandy, on 13 June 2018 - 12:09 PM, said:

Stainless will rust. Had to send 2 redwood stainless Putters back with the starshot finish. Both had significant rust. Over the years lots of their irons have rusted in cavities. Send them back, no comment are just replaced.

No stainless will not rust - that's the basic definition of stainless.  If the something gets impregnated within the surface that can rust along with water/fertilizer/salt, you can get some induced corrosion but the stainless itself doesn't rust on its own.

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Posted 13 June 2018 - 12:56 PM

View Postmackepa, on 11 June 2018 - 11:14 AM, said:

Does he still bend his 60 to like 62 or 63? I can't remember what or where I saw that.
I thought I remembered the same thing!

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Posted 13 June 2018 - 04:07 PM

If anyone is wondering about the specs of Bubba's wedges and putter. They're listed on Ping's website.

https://ping.com/pro...ur/bubba-watson

They show his putter as carbon steel. So there's that...
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Posted 24 June 2018 - 09:01 PM

Whaaaat ? The website says his irons are DG X100, today on the telecast Kostis said his irons are a "regular" flex....

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Posted 24 June 2018 - 09:26 PM

View PostGhostwedge, on 24 June 2018 - 09:01 PM, said:

Whaaaat ? The website says his irons are DG X100, today on the telecast Kostis said his irons are a "regular" flex....

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Posted 24 June 2018 - 09:46 PM

View Postmws92, on 13 June 2018 - 12:30 PM, said:

View Postsandy, on 13 June 2018 - 12:09 PM, said:

Stainless will rust. Had to send 2 redwood stainless Putters back with the starshot finish. Both had significant rust. Over the years lots of their irons have rusted in cavities. Send them back, no comment are just replaced.

No stainless will not rust - that's the basic definition of stainless.  If the something gets impregnated within the surface that can rust along with water/fertilizer/salt, you can get some induced corrosion but the stainless itself doesn't rust on its own.

Sorry, stainless steel will 100% rust. It is just resistant due to chromium in the metal. It just slows the process.
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Posted 24 June 2018 - 10:36 PM

View PostGhostwedge, on 24 June 2018 - 09:01 PM, said:

Whaaaat ? The website says his irons are DG X100, today on the telecast Kostis said his irons are a "regular" flex....

Kostis said he played regular flex until he made the tour.  They were obviously way too soft and he hooked the heck out of them. That’s where all his movement comes from.  Incorrect shafts most of his life.  He changed to X100’s once on tour but still likes to see the ball curve.
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Posted 24 June 2018 - 10:49 PM

View PostJagpilotohio, on 24 June 2018 - 10:36 PM, said:

View PostGhostwedge, on 24 June 2018 - 09:01 PM, said:

Whaaaat ? The website says his irons are DG X100, today on the telecast Kostis said his irons are a "regular" flex....

Kostis said he played regular flex until he made the tour.  They were obviously way too soft and he hooked the heck out of them. That’s where all his movement comes from.  Incorrect shafts most of his life.  He changed to X100’s once on tour but still likes to see the ball curve.
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Posted 25 June 2018 - 12:07 AM

View PostFrom_Parts_Unknown, on 12 June 2018 - 03:50 PM, said:

View Posteasylittle5wood, on 11 June 2018 - 01:29 PM, said:

Putter is carbon if it's rusting?

Ping doesn't make carbon putters, it's against their beliefs.  Must be that new rusting stainless steel.
They hired a blacksmith to hand forge him a custom putter

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Posted 25 June 2018 - 06:10 AM

View PostQuigleyDU, on 24 June 2018 - 09:46 PM, said:

View Postmws92, on 13 June 2018 - 12:30 PM, said:

View Postsandy, on 13 June 2018 - 12:09 PM, said:

Stainless will rust. Had to send 2 redwood stainless Putters back with the starshot finish. Both had significant rust. Over the years lots of their irons have rusted in cavities. Send them back, no comment are just replaced.

No stainless will not rust - that's the basic definition of stainless.  If the something gets impregnated within the surface that can rust along with water/fertilizer/salt, you can get some induced corrosion but the stainless itself doesn't rust on its own.

Sorry, stainless steel will 100% rust. It is just resistant due to chromium in the metal. It just slows the process.

This^ Putters are generally made of 303 stainless which can rust.

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