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I need a new 3 wood! Looking for max carry....


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#31 Zach Heusser

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Posted 06 November 2018 - 09:31 PM

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Posted 07 November 2018 - 12:06 AM

Second the ping anser 3 wood. One of the longest ive hit. Like others have said m4 and rogue if you want something newer.

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Posted 07 November 2018 - 08:07 AM

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Posted 07 November 2018 - 08:17 AM

Appreciate all the responses.
My driver SS is high 90s
I like an open face
I typically hit the ball low.  

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Posted 07 November 2018 - 08:39 AM

I am doing some testing this weekend on the sim with 3 woods.  T1100 just came in.

Rogue SZ 15* Pro Orange
Epic SZ 13.5" T1100 Evenflow white
816 Alpha 14* HZRDUS Yellow

I am not a high ball hitter either, driver SS is just a few MPH more.

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Posted 07 November 2018 - 08:39 AM

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Posted 07 November 2018 - 09:04 AM

Another vote here for the 2016 M2 15*.  Recently picked up a head and threw it on a Proforce V2 66s with proper tipping... This thing is almost as long as my G400 driver.  I'm not a super long hitter so I'll take it, but my second option is a 915f 16.5*.  Great high flight and likes to go straight, long, but not M2 long.
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Posted 07 November 2018 - 10:46 AM

My M2 3 Wood (High Loft) is a rocket on the 1 of 10 times i hit it properly off the deck. Mine might end up in the classifieds in the spring.
GL with the search!
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Posted 07 November 2018 - 09:36 PM

I think any of the modern club heads could fill your need.  I highly recommend you go get fitted for a proper shaft instead of focusing on the club head.

I had an M2 3 wood that I just loved the look of.  Couldn’t get any kind of consistency with it off the rack.  Was fitted into a Tour AD and the difference was huge!

Good luck!

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Posted 07 November 2018 - 10:31 PM

Adams Speedline Super Ti XTD...............a monster and still the longest out there.

Do a search on these forums and you'll see what folks were saying about these fairway and hybrids a couple of years ago. I had one and it melted a few par 5's.

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Posted 08 November 2018 - 12:52 AM

strong 3 woods "3+"
Ping G400 LST 10* Hzrdus Yellow 6.5 Testing:Srixon z785 9* Tensei PO 70tx
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Posted 08 November 2018 - 01:01 AM

Another vote for the Big Bertha Alpha 816 - great low cost option, adjustable, low spin, looks great at address, and much easier to hit than the name suggests.

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Posted 08 November 2018 - 01:52 AM

View Postsleezyt, on 07 November 2018 - 12:06 AM, said:

Second the ping anser 3 wood. One of the longest ive hit. Like others have said m4 and rogue if you want something newer.
Going to 3rd the Ping Anser 3 wood, very easy to hit of the tee and off the ground

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Posted 08 November 2018 - 03:02 AM

TEE CB4, Wishon 949/929 - all in 16.5.
Paired with the Purple Ice or something with a similar profile. (If it fits you!)

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Posted 08 November 2018 - 05:35 AM

View Posttzerr, on 08 November 2018 - 01:01 AM, said:

Another vote for the Big Bertha Alpha 816 - great low cost option, adjustable, low spin, looks great at address, and much easier to hit than the name suggests.

I concur, and you can interchange shafts to find your optimal combination!


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Posted 08 November 2018 - 06:28 AM

View Posttzerr, on 08 November 2018 - 01:01 AM, said:

Another vote for the Big Bertha Alpha 816 - great low cost option, adjustable, low spin, looks great at address, and much easier to hit than the name suggests.

Another vote for 816 alpha.  I have one on bst if u wanna try it out, has a chrome elements shaft that fits your swing speed.

Also a huge fan of the f8 and f8+ 3 woods. Baffler a are awesome.

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Posted 08 November 2018 - 06:59 AM

TEE Tour EX9
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Posted 08 November 2018 - 08:01 AM

G400 standard, 14.5 loft
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Posted 08 November 2018 - 08:53 AM

I wish the standard rogue was neutral and not closed.  Wasnít a fan of the sz.  I wish they were adjustable too. Didnít care for m3 head either. Currently using a m2 tour 3hl but looking forward to new heads in 2019. Iím curious how the new Titleist ts2 are.  I like the adjustability of them. I donít feel like ping fairways are that hot.  I do love the ls driver though.
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Posted 08 November 2018 - 08:58 AM

I have a gajillion 3 and 4 wood heads

The two best I've ever hit are the 2016 GBB (it is money with the stock 50g KK shaft fwiw) and the G400 .. both deep off the tee and simple off the deck

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Posted 08 November 2018 - 10:54 AM

My brother in law has the M2 HL 16.5 with AD-DI 7s and it’s a ridiculous combo.  And he uses 75 gram graphite shafts in his irons.  He hits that 3 wood so well i wonder why he even bothers with his M1 driver w 50 gram Tensei blue.  I hit it too and am jealous:)

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Posted 08 November 2018 - 02:10 PM

My M2 with HZRDUS High loft was....high----way too high!  It left too big a gap from driver.
My M4 tour with Oban Tour Limited shaft is the longest 3 I have hit.  Second in length would be the now gone Rogue SZ with HZRDUS Yellow

Of course my 3 wood is like some folks 3i :-).  A super well struck 3wood for me is 235 carry so have to consider that in the equation. It is my club of choice for a carry of 220 to 235.
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Posted 08 November 2018 - 02:20 PM

View Postgibbiesmalls, on 06 November 2018 - 10:58 AM, said:

Since I don't know your swing much....and going just by ballspeeds... I've tested just about every new 3wood in the last 3-4 years... and for pure ball speeds......

Cobra LTD
Rogue SZ
M3

...produce the fastest ball speeds. The sleeve of the M3/LTD would allow you to tweak launch conditions.

edit:  ballspeeds validated on my GC2/HMT.
  
Not sure about the Rogue or M3, but the Cobra LTD was crazy long.   Like it messed with my yardage gaps it went so long.   I am playing the F8+ now and it is more in line with what I like to see distance wise.
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Posted 08 November 2018 - 02:28 PM

TM M2 Tour 16.5

or...

Kasco K2K 33 (circa 2000)

Edited by dpb5031, 08 November 2018 - 02:30 PM.

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Posted 08 November 2018 - 02:43 PM

View PostCircleC29, on 06 November 2018 - 12:01 PM, said:

View Postago33, on 06 November 2018 - 11:29 AM, said:

Callaway rogues are by far the longest

Have to agree here! If you want distance, it's Rogue.

Another vote for the Rogue woods. I have not hit a Callaway fairway club in years and the new ones are outstanding. I am also really liking the TM M4 Tour Fairway and the TS offerings . I can highly recommend any of these 3.


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Posted 08 November 2018 - 03:46 PM

Cbx
Rogue
M2

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Posted 08 November 2018 - 03:59 PM

AB TP 3HL w/ 757.

Best combo I've ever hit. I'd go with that or the 2016 M2 3HL.
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Posted 08 November 2018 - 06:46 PM

Cobra LTD is one of the longest fairway woods I've ever hit.

Some people have issues elevating them off the deck. Mine has an elements Chrome shaft and I have no problem at all. I had one with the stock Rogue Black shaft last season, and I do remember it being harder to get up in the air.
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Posted 09 November 2018 - 02:03 PM

View PostLefty96, on 06 November 2018 - 11:10 AM, said:

I game a Callaway xr16. I'm not sure what its mechanically meant to do, and I've never hit it on a launch monitor, but on the course I hit high long bombs with it. I have no problem hitting it into greens because I can get it so high in the air.

I second this, got one off CPO
super easy to launch high and i gained some yards too.
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Posted 09 November 2018 - 05:21 PM

Did a bunch of testing today seems like I get the most carry and ball speed w the Rogue.  Shaft was an Oban Izawa which was a nice surprise.  But even w other shafts I seem to get the best performance from the Rogue head.

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