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#1 chet schwalm

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Posted 31 August 2018 - 06:39 AM

Im a terrible photographer but here is a picture of my setup for today. Id love to see your setup for the weekend

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Posted 31 August 2018 - 07:16 AM

Lovely, have fun this weekend!
Here is mine.

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Posted 31 August 2018 - 09:38 AM

Very nice photos!

The only thing I sometimes attempt is pics of the clubs in the address position - particularly with putters.

Thanks for sharing!

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Mizuno GT180 10.5*/Graphite Design Tour AD IZ 5 X
Tour Edge Exotics CB F2 PRO 15.5* Limited/Speeder 757 EVO 7.1X (Gene Sauers club)
Titleist 915 18*/Fubuki K 80X
Titleist 913 Hybrid 21*/Tour Blue 105X (Matt Jones' club) (OR) TM Burner 4-iron/Aldila RIP 115 Tour S
Wilson Staff V4 5 and 6/Aerotech Fibersteel 110 S
MacGregor PRO M 7-PM/Aldila RIP 115 Tour S
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Posted 31 August 2018 - 09:42 AM

Cool set-up.

Maybe we can convince Greg to come and take close-ups of your set-up, like he does for the tour events!
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Posted 31 August 2018 - 12:06 PM

I will play my Karsten 2’s this weekend with my GBB ruger titanium D, 3 Woods with my Dale Head ANSER again. IMG_1535735158.869252.jpg IMG_1535735170.497700.jpg IMG_1535735179.996776.jpg

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Posted 31 August 2018 - 12:08 PM

Oh and my Titleist High Performance Triple Grind Soul LW
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Posted 31 August 2018 - 01:46 PM

Nice photos I do not see anything at all wrong with them----- BTW nice equipment too!!!  Actually sadly I am playing my modern legal conforming stuff this weekend due to me thinking about coming out of "retirement" and playing a pro event later this month. I am still having trouble downloading photos from my phone to computer but if you guys can stomach it and not throw me off here here it is:
Driver Titleist 915 D-2 Diamana 65 R shaft
5 Wood TM V- Steel Pro Launch Blue regular
7 wood TM V-Steel TM Stock Regular 21*
9 Wood TM V-Steel TM Stock Stiff ( to prevent hook)
Irons 4 thru PW Callaway 2013 X Forged 5.5 Rifle PXI
SW 56* Mizuno TP-10 DG Sensicore
LW 58* bent to 60* Hopkins CJ-1 KBS wedge stiff
Putter Little David 8802

I am off next week and I will see if my back can hold out and if I will be competitive in the Super Seniors division. Yeah I had to go all conforming for this event. The entry fee is $850 and I have several backers but do not want to waste their money and mine if I can not be competitve
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Posted 31 August 2018 - 01:54 PM

View Post84425, on 31 August 2018 - 07:16 AM, said:

Lovely, have fun this weekend!
Here is mine.
  Out of all the stuff I have seen I have never seen a wooden Ping putter! No joke amazing---- Like I have said many times I learn something every time I fire up this computer and go to this section
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3&4 woods Macgregor DX Keyhole steel TT R
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Posted 31 August 2018 - 10:13 PM

View PostBIG STU, on 31 August 2018 - 01:54 PM, said:

View Post84425, on 31 August 2018 - 07:16 AM, said:

Lovely, have fun this weekend!
Here is mine.
  Out of all the stuff I have seen I have never seen a wooden Ping putter! No joke amazing---- Like I have said many times I learn something every time I fire up this computer and go to this section
Its called the Danser. I’ve been wanting one for my PING Putter collection. They are around, some people want way more than what they’re worth, to me anyway.
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Titleist Tour Model Flange Putter (2, 34" & 35")
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Posted 31 August 2018 - 10:28 PM

Im a sucker for a white and black insert. I used to have a limited Chattanooga that looked very similar to yours, 84425. Stu, Im jealous of you due to your putter. Finally the Karten 2 set is amazing how well it has stood the test of time. U ever had those polished? They look great


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Posted 01 September 2018 - 03:20 AM

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I'm a sucker for a white and black insert. I used to have a limited Chattanooga that looked very similar to yours, 84425. Stu, I'm jealous of you due to your putter. Finally the Karten 2 set is amazing how well it has stood the test of time. U ever had those polished? They look great
Oh the Little David 8802 ?  That was quite a find--- Found it in one of the bins at work--- Liked the way it set and felt off the bat. Did a little work to it for me including weighting it up--- If you are talking about the Ironmaster in my signature that was one of my junkyard finds too. It was a little bent in the hosel but I eyeball straightened it for me. I putt with it pretty well too. I did not know what the Little David 8802 was until Tim V on here told me. Really did not care what the origin of it was even if it had been a K-Mart putter all I knew it set well and felt real good to me.
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FW TM V-Steel 7 wood 21* Stock TM R
Irons 3 thru PW 1982 Macgregor VIP Hogan Apex #2 shafts hard stepped-- Yeah MacHogans or Bastardized Macs
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LW  Cleveland 588 60* DG Sensicore custom sole Scratch EGG style
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Posted 01 September 2018 - 03:23 AM

View Postsbboudreau, on 31 August 2018 - 10:13 PM, said:

View PostBIG STU, on 31 August 2018 - 01:54 PM, said:

View Post84425, on 31 August 2018 - 07:16 AM, said:

Lovely, have fun this weekend!
Here is mine.
  Out of all the stuff I have seen I have never seen a wooden Ping putter! No joke amazing---- Like I have said many times I learn something every time I fire up this computer and go to this section
Its called the Danser. I’ve been wanting one for my PING Putter collection. They are around, some people want way more than what they’re worth, to me anyway.
Danser huuh I got a chuckle out of that one. Ok cool like I said I have never seen one but will keep on the lookout. You never know what will turn up on the scrap heap next. Thanks for the info like I said I learn something every time I fire this computer up and go to this section

Edited by BIG STU, 01 September 2018 - 03:25 AM.

Driver: Homna G1-X Homna stiff shaft
FW TM V-Steel 5 wood 18* Pro Launch Blue
FW TM V-Steel 7 wood 21* Stock TM R
Irons 3 thru PW 1982 Macgregor VIP Hogan Apex #2 shafts hard stepped-- Yeah MacHogans or Bastardized Macs
SW Cleveland 588 56* DG Sensicore
LW  Cleveland 588 60* DG Sensicore custom sole Scratch EGG style
Putter- Little David 8802 or 97 Scotty Santa Fe rusty as hell
Bag-- Original Ping Hoofer
Founding Father of Outlaw Golf Association member #1---- Play what you want screw the USGA & R&A
Redneck Hippie Golf When the Tailgate drops the BS Stops
Vintage
Toney Penna Model 11 Aldila HM-40
3&4 woods Macgregor DX Keyhole steel TT R
Irons 2 thru 9 1954 Hogan Precision TT green
PW Hogan White Cameo 50* Hogan Apex Wedge
SW Macgregor LRA 56* TT Wedge Stiff DJ Special
Putter ( subject to change) Cleveland 8802 Designed By
Bag Old School Titleist Stand

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Posted 01 September 2018 - 11:47 AM

Some nice looking bags guys.


My irons are not old, but Id call them classics.  Woods are Macgregor Muirfields from the early 80s.  Putter is an HB Grand Slam Mars 70 from the 1950s.

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Posted 01 September 2018 - 03:21 PM

View Postchet schwalm, on 31 August 2018 - 10:28 PM, said:

I'm a sucker for a white and black insert. I used to have a limited Chattanooga that looked very similar to yours, 84425. Stu, I'm jealous of you due to your putter. Finally the Karten 2 set is amazing how well it has stood the test of time. U ever had those polished? They look great
Thanks. This is an old Mac M85. Love the putter in your photo. Is it the Louisville version of the Willy Dunn putter or the Tad Moore version (or is it the ambi dex putter)?

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View PostBIG STU, on 31 August 2018 - 01:54 PM, said:

View Post84425, on 31 August 2018 - 07:16 AM, said:

Lovely, have fun this weekend!
Here is mine.
  Out of all the stuff I have seen I have never seen a wooden Ping putter! No joke amazing---- Like I have said many times I learn something every time I fire up this computer and go to this section
Its called the Danser. I’ve been wanting one for my PING Putter collection. They are around, some people want way more than what they’re worth, to me anyway.
Agreed, there are usually one or two for sale on ebay for $200-350. Found mine on ebay.co.uk a couple of years ago for a little less than $100 (which was more or less the maximum I was willing to pay for it). Almost all of the Dansers you will find for sale are in mint condition though, so you are buying a "new" putter.

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Posted 01 September 2018 - 03:57 PM

deejaid-

Nice bag!

And how old are these irons again?

It is something of a stretch to call irons made by the "new" Ben Hogan Golf Company (the former Eidolon Golf) "classics"-

Especially when Ben Hogan himself had a thing about "irons with a (expletive) hole in the head.."  His actual words were part of a meeting with his sales staff.

Yes to the persimmon woods and putter, but ix-nay on the irons made after 2010.

And up until this year, the new Ben Hogan Golf Company was RH Only.   They make a  "limited" number of LH irons sets, and nothing like yours.

So if you had $$$$$, and wanted a replacement set for one of these models....

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"Good Luck."


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Posted 01 September 2018 - 10:49 PM

A club can be new and still be a classic.  The Terry Koehler designed Ft. Worth 15’s are a timeless, classic design that harkens back to the blade on blade design of the Hogan’s of the early 1960’s.

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Playing my bag sure feels like classics to me.

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Posted 02 September 2018 - 04:26 AM

View Postdeejaid, on 01 September 2018 - 10:49 PM, said:

A club can be new and still be a classic.  The Terry Koehler designed Ft. Worth 15’s are a timeless, classic design that harkens back to the blade on blade design of the Hogan’s of the early 1960’s.

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Playing my bag sure feels like classics to me.
After all they may not be classic age wise but BY God they are Blades and a timeless design. And even if they are newer Hogans they are still Ft Worth Hogans.
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Irons 3 thru PW 1982 Macgregor VIP Hogan Apex #2 shafts hard stepped-- Yeah MacHogans or Bastardized Macs
SW Cleveland 588 56* DG Sensicore
LW  Cleveland 588 60* DG Sensicore custom sole Scratch EGG style
Putter- Little David 8802 or 97 Scotty Santa Fe rusty as hell
Bag-- Original Ping Hoofer
Founding Father of Outlaw Golf Association member #1---- Play what you want screw the USGA & R&A
Redneck Hippie Golf When the Tailgate drops the BS Stops
Vintage
Toney Penna Model 11 Aldila HM-40
3&4 woods Macgregor DX Keyhole steel TT R
Irons 2 thru 9 1954 Hogan Precision TT green
PW Hogan White Cameo 50* Hogan Apex Wedge
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Putter ( subject to change) Cleveland 8802 Designed By
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Posted 02 September 2018 - 03:06 PM

+1 on the "new" Hogans .. been playing mine all summer ... super sticks ... mine are 26-30-34-38-42-46-50-54-58, with a 22 degree PTx.

Other clubs in the "modern" bag are steel-shafted V-Steel fairway woods (#4 and #7) and a Ram Zebra putter. Driver is an RBZ Stage 2 which cost me 8 shots in the medal today (only hit it on 6 holes LOL).
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Posted 02 September 2018 - 03:48 PM

Tuesday I will play my 79/80 Factory Titleist Tour Model set. But I will leave the bag home, it’s only been on the course once when I carried it. Won’t do that again.IMG_1535921110.543453.jpg IMG_1535921163.313565.jpg IMG_1535921193.173498.jpg
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79/80 Titleist Tour Model Woods(D,3,4,5) & Irons(2-PW) Matching Serial #'s
Titleist Tour Model Flange Putter (2, 34" & 35")
98 PING ISI Nickel Irons Red(2-PW), (HELP! missing 5 & 7)
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Posted 03 September 2018 - 01:17 AM

View PostBlade Junkie, on 02 September 2018 - 03:06 PM, said:

+1 on the "new" Hogans .. been playing mine all summer ... super sticks ... mine are 26-30-34-38-42-46-50-54-58, with a 22 degree PTx.

Other clubs in the "modern" bag are steel-shafted V-Steel fairway woods (#4 and #7) and a Ram Zebra putter. Driver is an RBZ Stage 2 which cost me 8 shots in the medal today (only hit it on 6 holes LOL).
LOL on calling V-Steels modern. Only us old timers would do that. Most think that V-Steels are ancient---- I play my 5 and 7 V-Steels. Just put my 7 back in and hit it real good Saturday can not figure why I took it out in the first place. That 5 wood is one hot little potato I have a Pro Launch Blue in it. I do know the reason I pulled the 7 out. I had a UST Pro Force Gold 65 stiff in it had so for years. That shaft got too stiff for me to hit. I ended up putting a stock TM V-Steel R graphite in it out of a V-Steel 3 wood> Tipped it about 1/4 and butt cut to length.

Driver: Homna G1-X Homna stiff shaft
FW TM V-Steel 5 wood 18* Pro Launch Blue
FW TM V-Steel 7 wood 21* Stock TM R
Irons 3 thru PW 1982 Macgregor VIP Hogan Apex #2 shafts hard stepped-- Yeah MacHogans or Bastardized Macs
SW Cleveland 588 56* DG Sensicore
LW  Cleveland 588 60* DG Sensicore custom sole Scratch EGG style
Putter- Little David 8802 or 97 Scotty Santa Fe rusty as hell
Bag-- Original Ping Hoofer
Founding Father of Outlaw Golf Association member #1---- Play what you want screw the USGA & R&A
Redneck Hippie Golf When the Tailgate drops the BS Stops
Vintage
Toney Penna Model 11 Aldila HM-40
3&4 woods Macgregor DX Keyhole steel TT R
Irons 2 thru 9 1954 Hogan Precision TT green
PW Hogan White Cameo 50* Hogan Apex Wedge
SW Macgregor LRA 56* TT Wedge Stiff DJ Special
Putter ( subject to change) Cleveland 8802 Designed By
Bag Old School Titleist Stand

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#21 BIG STU

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Posted 03 September 2018 - 01:21 AM

View Postsbboudreau, on 02 September 2018 - 03:48 PM, said:

Tuesday I will play my 79/80 Factory Titleist Tour Model set. But I will leave the bag home, it’s only been on the course once when I carried it. Won’t do that again.Attachment IMG_1535921110.543453.jpgAttachment IMG_1535921163.313565.jpgAttachment IMG_1535921193.173498.jpg
Nice sticks. You know that Buzzkill who is one of our WRX Mods plays the same set of irons. He went back from modern to those and has a TT shaft that he put in that is not currently available in the USA. If you will take a pic of the bag I think I remember it when you posted it before and I think I remember it is really nice. I also remembered Buzz is playing the early metal PT-13s with his Tour Models
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#22 Blade Junkie

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Posted 03 September 2018 - 03:10 AM

View PostBIG STU, on 03 September 2018 - 01:17 AM, said:

View PostBlade Junkie, on 02 September 2018 - 03:06 PM, said:

+1 on the "new" Hogans .. been playing mine all summer ... super sticks ... mine are 26-30-34-38-42-46-50-54-58, with a 22 degree PTx.

Other clubs in the "modern" bag are steel-shafted V-Steel fairway woods (#4 and #7) and a Ram Zebra putter. Driver is an RBZ Stage 2 which cost me 8 shots in the medal today (only hit it on 6 holes LOL).
LOL on calling V-Steels modern. Only us old timers would do that. Most think that V-Steels are ancient---- I play my 5 and 7 V-Steels. Just put my 7 back in and hit it real good Saturday can not figure why I took it out in the first place. That 5 wood is one hot little potato I have a Pro Launch Blue in it. I do know the reason I pulled the 7 out. I had a UST Pro Force Gold 65 stiff in it had so for years. That shaft got too stiff for me to hit. I ended up putting a stock TM V-Steel R graphite in it out of a V-Steel 3 wood> Tipped it about 1/4 and butt cut to length.

A nod to you Stu .... I actually got interested in trying V-Steels after reading about you raving about them on here :)

I've picked up a #3, #4, #5 and #7 for about half the cost of a new M4 fairway wood, all with steel shafts, and all regular, apart from the #7 which is stiff. Best metal fairways I've ever used by a country mile. Great off the tee ... easy to hit off the deck and out of semi rough, great into the wind and hard to hit offline ! Consider me a fan LOL.
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Posted 03 September 2018 - 04:15 AM

Ha.  Old tech.  Can't possible be as good as new(er) fairway designs.  No carbon fiber, no cup face, no turbulators.  Yet another V-Steel convert.  Also inspired by Stu (offering credit where due).  

Love my sweet V-steel 9 wood.  So easy to mash straight, from virtually any lie, at distances between 155 -170 depending on how I grip it.  Reliably, my best club in the bag.   Still browsing for a 4 wood (Graf PL waiting) to complete the family.

Edited by Fellaheen51, 03 September 2018 - 04:27 AM.

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Posted 03 September 2018 - 05:22 AM

View PostFellaheen51, on 03 September 2018 - 04:15 AM, said:

Ha.  Old tech.  Can't possible be as good as new(er) fairway designs.  No carbon fiber, no cup face, no turbulators.  Yet another V-Steel convert.  Also inspired by Stu (offering credit where due).  

Love my sweet V-steel 9 wood.  So easy to mash straight, from virtually any lie, at distances between 155 -170 depending on how I grip it.  Reliably, my best club in the bag.   Still browsing for a 4 wood (Graf PL waiting) to complete the family.
I was a V-Steel fan long before I came on WRX--- I have all kinds of them from 3 woods to 9 woods. If they had made a driver in that series and it was as good as the fairways no one including T-Mag would be selling any drivers at all now. I pick up any one I see no matter the shaft. They can be a little tricky to find shafts for being .350 tip. My 5 wood shaft started as an uncut driver shaft at .335 so I just shimmed it up. That 7 wood was my first V-Steel and I have had it for at least 15 years now.
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Posted 03 September 2018 - 08:32 AM

Love those old forged Titleist irons.


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Posted 03 September 2018 - 12:22 PM

Deejaid-

"A club can be new and still be a classic.  The Terry Koehler designed Ft. Worth 15’s are a timeless, classic design that harkens back to the blade on blade design of the Hogan’s of the early 1960’s."

But it is NOT the blade on blade design of the Ben Hogan 1+ Bounce Sole iron!

THIS was a Classic design.   The design of your new Ben Hogan Golf Company irons is a cavity back design.  

Ben Hogan mercilessly called it a "Hole in the head" design.   Compare your clubs to the Ben Hogan Apex PC irons.

Also,  as you can see from those photos, the Ben Hogan 1+ iron is NOT RH Only like your "timeless" 2013 model is.  

Is there a "new" LH Ben Hogan FT WORTH iron model like yours?

Note-Sheets Design Group was told by Ben Hogan Golf Company in the late 1990s, their company would NOT approve Ben Hogan's name to a Cavity back design.  Ask  Jeff Sheets

The Sheets design work for the new Classic Ben Hogan iron was featured on a different website which Golfwrx doesn't allow me to list.  
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It was the last Classic Ben Hogan blade design, and yes, it was purposefully RH Only, because Ben Hogan was gone, and they didn't have to follow what Hogan had written in "Power Golf"about LH equipment.

What you have is a 2013 Eidolon Golf club with Ben Hogan's name added to it.

Great looking yes, but it's 2018.. and Co$t drives the equipment design train, as Wilson showed in 2014.  

Nearly 50 years ago, Ben Hogan 1+ Bounce Sole and Apex iron designs were first offered, and they weren't RH Only.  

The LH irons from the new Ben Hogan golf company now are labeled  "Limited Edition".  

That fits here.

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Posted 04 September 2018 - 02:31 AM

Thanks Big. Yeah same clubs & bagIMG_1536045789.877883.jpg IMG_1536046225.577349.jpg IMG_1536046299.365281.jpg
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Posted 04 September 2018 - 03:04 AM

View Postsbboudreau, on 04 September 2018 - 02:31 AM, said:

OH yeah man!! Now I remember that is one classy bag. I do not blame you for not taking it out to the course especially if the bag drop guys up there are like the ones here. The ones here do not have any idea at all how to handle clubs or strap a bag on. I ended up stopping using my smaller stand bags because all the bag drop guys here put the death grip on the strap when putting it on the cart which distorts them and makes the clubs hard to get in and out. I resorted back to one of my mini staff bags. Funny thing was Saturday the bag drop guy put the death grip or tried to on my Titleist Mini Staff. I told him that was not necessary. I also showed him the proper way to put it on and BTW I did not tip him either. I am like you when it comes to my classic Macgregor green and white mini staff IF it goes to the course I INSIST putting it on the cart myself. Had one bag drop attendant up in NC that was banging my Callaway X-Forged around getting the bag to the cart. She was banging my irons against the metal stand at the bag drop and I did not even have them in a mini staff at the time had them in a TEE stand bag. I hollered WOOAH! Hey those are forged Tour Irons not some cast junk just stop NOW! I put them on the cart myself and did not tip there either. Yeah I get tired of it.
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FW TM V-Steel 7 wood 21* Stock TM R
Irons 3 thru PW 1982 Macgregor VIP Hogan Apex #2 shafts hard stepped-- Yeah MacHogans or Bastardized Macs
SW Cleveland 588 56* DG Sensicore
LW  Cleveland 588 60* DG Sensicore custom sole Scratch EGG style
Putter- Little David 8802 or 97 Scotty Santa Fe rusty as hell
Bag-- Original Ping Hoofer
Founding Father of Outlaw Golf Association member #1---- Play what you want screw the USGA & R&A
Redneck Hippie Golf When the Tailgate drops the BS Stops
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3&4 woods Macgregor DX Keyhole steel TT R
Irons 2 thru 9 1954 Hogan Precision TT green
PW Hogan White Cameo 50* Hogan Apex Wedge
SW Macgregor LRA 56* TT Wedge Stiff DJ Special
Putter ( subject to change) Cleveland 8802 Designed By
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Posted 04 September 2018 - 08:38 AM

Agreed.  The bag drop kids have no idea how to correctly place a bag on the back of a cart.  Always have to readjust if they have the deed done before stopping them.  I'll tip them a couple of bucks to leave my bag alone, but keep an eye on it until I return.  (Do not like ever having my bag of implements out of eye sight.)  The vast majority of time, handle the bag myself from the back of the vehicle to install on the cart.  

Nice bags.  Here's a pic of my favorite, amongst several.  Classic Hot-Z, all black with gold piping.  Near mint, and found it for $10.00.  Recently thrifted the matching head covers.  Such a classy looking bag.  Little to big and heavy to lug around all the time, especially on the push 'trolley'.  But it looks right filled with some classic sticks.  Get a fair amount of compliments on it as well.  One thing I've noticed standing next to the modern bag (SM C130), it's a good 2" or more taller.  Don't know why that's the case.  Shorter bags = Cheaper to make?  

They don't make 'em like they use to.

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Posted 04 September 2018 - 10:15 AM

Fella-

Very nice bag!

Am sure you have a putter cover, as it gets beat up down there with those wedges....


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