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Kenny Perry - WITB shot @ 2018 US Open


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#31 gentles

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Posted 13 June 2018 - 07:56 AM

View Postrex235, on 12 June 2018 - 09:27 PM, said:

Gentles-

"Take out the X flex shafts, and this guy could be hitting next to me on the range at my club and I would have no idea that he's a legend of the game. Seeing him hit nothing but 20 yard hooks probably wouldn't change that either! "

20 yard hooks?

Hitting next to me on the range?

You'll need a Contestant Badge this week.

One of my very good friends played in a Pro Am with Kenny Perry.  He said KP flushed everything, outdrove everyone (Driver avg. 304) had every iron going for the flagstick, and shot the easiest 67 from the Tips he'd ever seen.

In addition to being a multiple PGA Tour winner, KP is a 2-Time US Senior Open Champion.

And yes, Kenny Perry was Exempt from qualifying by winning last years US Senior Open at Salem CC.  

That means KPs name is on every single 2018 US Open Entry Form.

20 yard hooks?

It isn't how, it's how many.

Evidently my sarcasm didn't come across well (does it ever!?) - obviously Kenny is an amazing player to have had the career he had. All I was trying to say was that if a 50+ year old guy wearing glasses showed up next to me with that bag, the last thing I would think is that i'm in the presence of a legend of the game. As you say, not how, but how many!

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Posted 13 June 2018 - 08:05 AM

View PostRuss757, on 12 June 2018 - 05:49 PM, said:

man i should have bought those forged r7s..

Pretty sure even his variation is cast.

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Posted 13 June 2018 - 08:13 AM

View Postgentles, on 13 June 2018 - 07:56 AM, said:

View Postrex235, on 12 June 2018 - 09:27 PM, said:

Gentles-

"Take out the X flex shafts, and this guy could be hitting next to me on the range at my club and I would have no idea that he's a legend of the game. Seeing him hit nothing but 20 yard hooks probably wouldn't change that either! "

20 yard hooks?

Hitting next to me on the range?

You'll need a Contestant Badge this week.

One of my very good friends played in a Pro Am with Kenny Perry.  He said KP flushed everything, outdrove everyone (Driver avg. 304) had every iron going for the flagstick, and shot the easiest 67 from the Tips he'd ever seen.

In addition to being a multiple PGA Tour winner, KP is a 2-Time US Senior Open Champion.

And yes, Kenny Perry was Exempt from qualifying by winning last years US Senior Open at Salem CC.  

That means KPs name is on every single 2018 US Open Entry Form.

20 yard hooks?

It isn't how, it's how many.

Evidently my sarcasm didn't come across well (does it ever!?) - obviously Kenny is an amazing player to have had the career he had. All I was trying to say was that if a 50+ year old guy wearing glasses showed up next to me with that bag, the last thing I would think is that i'm in the presence of a legend of the game. As you say, not how, but how many!

I knew from your original post that it was a bit of friendly sarcasm thatís why I responded the way I did.  Obviously I canít speak for the rest of the people that responded to you though.

His bag goes to show you how little clubs matter thoughó itís not about the clubs themselves itís about the player and his confidence in the clubs heís using.  Obviously Kenny must be pretty comfortable with those 15 year old R7 irons... he won MILLIONS with them and itís not like iron technology (regardless of what TM wants you to believe LOL) goes out of style.
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Posted 13 June 2018 - 10:30 AM

View Postgentles, on 13 June 2018 - 07:56 AM, said:

View Postrex235, on 12 June 2018 - 09:27 PM, said:

Gentles-

"Take out the X flex shafts, and this guy could be hitting next to me on the range at my club and I would have no idea that he's a legend of the game. Seeing him hit nothing but 20 yard hooks probably wouldn't change that either! "

20 yard hooks?

Hitting next to me on the range?

You'll need a Contestant Badge this week.

One of my very good friends played in a Pro Am with Kenny Perry.  He said KP flushed everything, outdrove everyone (Driver avg. 304) had every iron going for the flagstick, and shot the easiest 67 from the Tips he'd ever seen.

In addition to being a multiple PGA Tour winner, KP is a 2-Time US Senior Open Champion.

And yes, Kenny Perry was Exempt from qualifying by winning last years US Senior Open at Salem CC.  

That means KPs name is on every single 2018 US Open Entry Form.

20 yard hooks?

It isn't how, it's how many.

Evidently my sarcasm didn't come across well (does it ever!?) - obviously Kenny is an amazing player to have had the career he had. All I was trying to say was that if a 50+ year old guy wearing glasses showed up next to me with that bag, the last thing I would think is that i'm in the presence of a legend of the game. As you say, not how, but how many!

Yeah I figured as much. That set makeup and look would be hard to distinguish as a tour player without seeing him hit a shot. Just wanted to make sure everyone knew this guy absolutely stripes it. Stood out among even young PGA tour pros at Riv when I saw him for ball striking prowess. Hope he has a great week.

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Posted 13 June 2018 - 12:46 PM

Love the irons!!! Man are those throw backs


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Posted 13 June 2018 - 12:59 PM

View PostUncleStink, on 12 June 2018 - 04:15 PM, said:

Thats such a dad bag
Is that derogatory? I mean Iím a dad and my bag isnít that GI.

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Posted 13 June 2018 - 01:03 PM

View PostDizz, on 13 June 2018 - 08:13 AM, said:

View Postgentles, on 13 June 2018 - 07:56 AM, said:

View Postrex235, on 12 June 2018 - 09:27 PM, said:

Gentles-

"Take out the X flex shafts, and this guy could be hitting next to me on the range at my club and I would have no idea that he's a legend of the game. Seeing him hit nothing but 20 yard hooks probably wouldn't change that either! "

20 yard hooks?

Hitting next to me on the range?

You'll need a Contestant Badge this week.

One of my very good friends played in a Pro Am with Kenny Perry.  He said KP flushed everything, outdrove everyone (Driver avg. 304) had every iron going for the flagstick, and shot the easiest 67 from the Tips he'd ever seen.

In addition to being a multiple PGA Tour winner, KP is a 2-Time US Senior Open Champion.

And yes, Kenny Perry was Exempt from qualifying by winning last years US Senior Open at Salem CC.  

That means KPs name is on every single 2018 US Open Entry Form.

20 yard hooks?

It isn't how, it's how many.

Evidently my sarcasm didn't come across well (does it ever!?) - obviously Kenny is an amazing player to have had the career he had. All I was trying to say was that if a 50+ year old guy wearing glasses showed up next to me with that bag, the last thing I would think is that i'm in the presence of a legend of the game. As you say, not how, but how many!

I knew from your original post that it was a bit of friendly sarcasm thatís why I responded the way I did.  Obviously I canít speak for the rest of the people that responded to you though.

His bag goes to show you how little clubs matter thoughó itís not about the clubs themselves itís about the player and his confidence in the clubs heís using.  Obviously Kenny must be pretty comfortable with those 15 year old R7 irons... he won MILLIONS with them and itís not like iron technology (regardless of what TM wants you to believe LOL) goes out of style.

Those irons have excellent tech.  Why all irons nowadays donít have variable face thickness is beyond me.

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Posted 13 June 2018 - 02:44 PM

View PostTheInfidel, on 13 June 2018 - 03:35 AM, said:

The ferrule turning on that TEE is criminal, back to the truck please!
i'm glad i'm not the only one who cringed at that lol !!!

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Posted 13 June 2018 - 03:18 PM

I had to quick check and make sure I hadn't accidentally clicked on the 'Kenny Perry - WITB shot @ 2008 US Open' thread.

The man knows what he likes I guess.
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Posted 13 June 2018 - 03:50 PM

Love the sticks.

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Posted 13 June 2018 - 06:07 PM

View Postddetts, on 13 June 2018 - 03:18 PM, said:

I had to quick check and make sure I hadn't accidentally clicked on the 'Kenny Perry - WITB shot @ 2008 US Open' thread.

The man knows what he likes I guess.

A slight nod to the current decade with those M4 ATMOS fairways.  Like someone said above, a concession to the length of Shinnecock.

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Posted 13 June 2018 - 06:25 PM

View Postgentles, on 12 June 2018 - 09:05 AM, said:

Take out the X flex shafts, and this guy could be hitting next to me on the range at my club and I would have no idea that he's a legend of the game. Seeing him hit nothing but 20 yard hooks probably wouldn't change that either! Never seen someone younger than 50 using those grips either!

Cool bag, really interesting to see what he sticks with when big endorsement $$$ aren't in play. Surprised to see he got rid of the G2i Craz-E putter he used forever.
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Posted 14 June 2018 - 04:29 AM

Just goes to prove, going nuts on irons is WAAAYYY over rated, simply need to get a set with the profile you like looking at and that compliments your swing (with a shaft that works with you of course).  Todays sets costing over $1,200 brand new, now thats criminal.  Its an iron, not that much (if any) has changed in the past 10 years, especially in the blade and players cavity categories.  

BTW, big KP fan.  I also love Tom Lehmans mixed bag of "junk drawer" irons, its great.

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Posted 14 June 2018 - 04:50 AM

View PostProjectX, on 12 June 2018 - 09:21 PM, said:

View PostMike_C, on 12 June 2018 - 01:18 PM, said:

View PostCwebb, on 12 June 2018 - 10:40 AM, said:

R7 irons, standard model 'not TP'.  Can get anything he wants out there, but sticks with those.  He played the Taylor 320 irons for many years as well

I noticed this too.  I had two sets of the R7 TPs, loved them.  But they had non-conforming grooves so I eventually moved on.   I'm pretty sure Kenny can get his custom to be conforming....

Can he though? Who would do that for him? Taylormade wouldn't. They'd want him running 790's or 770's so they could push the new stuff. I wonder if no one is saying anything because either A they forgot, or B they just don't care because this guy has no shot of winning.

Wonder if he was able to get some sets made with conforming grooves while the irons were current. The rule was made in 2007 or 2008, right? Could he have asked TM to make some with conforming grooves in them for the future.
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Posted 14 June 2018 - 08:37 AM

Makes me rethink why I have 3 iron sets whose combined age will still be younger than his irons...

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Posted 14 June 2018 - 01:09 PM

Iíd bet a pay check heíd spank the bashers  with his ďoldĒ stuff!!!!  😂😂😂

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Posted 14 June 2018 - 01:37 PM

View PostNo Catchy Nickname, on 14 June 2018 - 04:50 AM, said:

View PostProjectX, on 12 June 2018 - 09:21 PM, said:

View PostMike_C, on 12 June 2018 - 01:18 PM, said:

View PostCwebb, on 12 June 2018 - 10:40 AM, said:

R7 irons, standard model 'not TP'.  Can get anything he wants out there, but sticks with those.  He played the Taylor 320 irons for many years as well

I noticed this too.  I had two sets of the R7 TPs, loved them.  But they had non-conforming grooves so I eventually moved on.   I'm pretty sure Kenny can get his custom to be conforming....

Can he though? Who would do that for him? Taylormade wouldn't. They'd want him running 790's or 770's so they could push the new stuff. I wonder if no one is saying anything because either A they forgot, or B they just don't care because this guy has no shot of winning.

Wonder if he was able to get some sets made with conforming grooves while the irons were current. The rule was made in 2007 or 2008, right? Could he have asked TM to make some with conforming grooves in them for the future.
Whatever the truth, I guess he really likes those irons!

2010 was the year.  The groove design may have been conforming "as is",....or he didn't want aggressive grooves on his irons back then and had them do custom sets for him.  Not every tour player was playing the groove type that is now against the rules

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Posted 19 June 2018 - 08:31 PM

Am I the only one that has never seen that driver? What is it?
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Posted 19 June 2018 - 08:43 PM

I've literally never been less impressed while being most impressed at the very same time lol

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Posted 19 June 2018 - 08:44 PM

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Am I the only one that has never seen that driver? What is it?
That's the Vertical Groove driver, you may have seen the informercial.

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Posted Yesterday, 06:37 AM

View Postwkndhack, on 19 June 2018 - 08:44 PM, said:

View PostGeez, on 19 June 2018 - 08:31 PM, said:

Am I the only one that has never seen that driver? What is it?
That's the Vertical Groove driver, you may have seen the informercial.

Was John Daly gaming that one for a while?

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