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#1 The Gachet

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Posted 15 November 2010 - 03:10 AM

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Posted 15 November 2010 - 08:53 AM

What is the length of his putter?  I thought I heard somewhere it was in the 27 or 29" range

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Posted 15 November 2010 - 04:06 PM

View Postclc55, on 15 November 2010 - 08:53 AM, said:

What is the length of his putter?  I thought I heard somewhere it was in the 27 or 29" range
It is very short at only 28 inches in length !

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Posted 16 November 2010 - 01:06 PM

Wow. At 28 inches how does he get that thing weighted properly?

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Posted 16 November 2010 - 01:12 PM

Cool setup, first I've seen Mizuno wedges in play by a non staffer player. I also remember them saying his 3 wood was a bargain bin club in a prior tournament.  I'd like to find the 8M2 in a bargain bin.

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Posted 18 November 2010 - 09:50 PM

View PostPar72, on 16 November 2010 - 01:06 PM, said:

Wow. At 28 inches how does he get that thing weighted properly?

My putter is 29.5". It is actually pretty easy to get weighted properly. I am sure Titleist can do it in no time. Depends on what weight he prefers as well, of course.

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Posted 18 November 2010 - 11:40 PM

Why KBS in irons and Dynamic Gold in wedges?

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Posted 18 November 2010 - 11:48 PM

View PostRedLexus, on 18 November 2010 - 11:40 PM, said:

Why KBS in irons and Dynamic Gold in wedges?

Hah, I do the same thing.
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Posted 19 November 2010 - 12:58 AM

I'm surprised he goes with the V1.... Most guys with his distance have to go with a lower spinning ball or they balloon like mad. Guess the purple shaft (love it!) makes all the difference. :)

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Posted 19 November 2010 - 02:33 PM

Longest hitter on tour(debatable, but statistically he's on top) uses them ballooning KBS shafts with the high spin ProV1. Are they hardstepped twice or something?


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Posted 21 November 2010 - 09:28 AM

View Postevanrfid, on 19 November 2010 - 02:33 PM, said:

Longest hitter on tour(debatable, but statistically he's on top) uses them ballooning KBS shafts with the high spin ProV1. Are they hardstepped twice or something?


didnt ernie use the reg kbs before the tour shaft came out?? must like the spin with conforming groves just my 2c

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Posted 22 November 2010 - 05:57 PM

thats sweet i also play the competition conforming groove t10 wedges
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Posted 10 January 2011 - 10:59 PM

his putter is 28.5 inches. they said it on golf channel today

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Posted 11 January 2011 - 11:48 AM

View Postevanrfid, on 19 November 2010 - 02:33 PM, said:

Longest hitter on tour(debatable, but statistically he's on top) uses them ballooning KBS shafts with the high spin ProV1. Are they hardstepped twice or something?

Funny stuff there...sometimes I think people just repeat others opinions before trying themselves.  I've been a life long DGX-100 player that used PX 6.5 for about a season before trying KBS X.  I had zero issues ballooning KBS or launching them too high.  I never launched them significantly higher than DG or PX.  Ultimately went back to DGX-100 but KBS don't launch it too much higher IMO unless you have some serious swing flaws.
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Posted 22 January 2011 - 08:50 PM

View PostDizz, on 11 January 2011 - 11:48 AM, said:

View Postevanrfid, on 19 November 2010 - 02:33 PM, said:

Longest hitter on tour(debatable, but statistically he's on top) uses them ballooning KBS shafts with the high spin ProV1. Are they hardstepped twice or something?

Funny stuff there...sometimes I think people just repeat others opinions before trying themselves.  I've been a life long DGX-100 player that used PX 6.5 for about a season before trying KBS X.  I had zero issues ballooning KBS or launching them too high.  I never launched them significantly higher than DG or PX.  Ultimately went back to DGX-100 but KBS don't launch it too much higher IMO unless you have some serious swing flaws.

Haha, exactly. I was making a joke about the hyperbolic tales of KBS moonballs. If Garrigus uses them I'm sure there are very few on this board that can't get a decent flight out of the shaft.


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Posted 23 January 2011 - 12:02 AM

maybe He uses the satin protos those are the closest to the p xs ever

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Posted 23 January 2011 - 12:46 AM

Anyone have an updated witb for him? I know he's using the R11 now at very least.

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Posted 23 January 2011 - 12:55 AM

i have been using the kbs tour 6.0 since last summer and used project x shafts and also s300 i reall dont thing the ball flight is any differnt but maybee i feel like i can get the kbs higher quicker if need for example over  tree or etc. that maybee my opinion but a good player would know to controll trajectory and the kbs dont balloon i have felt it might be high launch but when i wen on track man no difference so dont be haters people

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Posted 23 January 2011 - 01:51 AM

+1. Don't really feel a HUGE difference besides the weight of the shaft and that I can get the KBS's higher to start if I need to.

View Posttitleistfan69, on 23 January 2011 - 12:55 AM, said:

i have been using the kbs tour 6.0 since last summer and used project x shafts and also s300 i reall dont thing the ball flight is any differnt but maybee i feel like i can get the kbs higher quicker if need for example over  tree or etc. that maybee my opinion but a good player would know to controll trajectory and the kbs dont balloon i have felt it might be high launch but when i wen on track man no difference so dont be haters people


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Posted 23 January 2011 - 08:52 AM

View Postcbcrews, on 23 January 2011 - 12:02 AM, said:

maybe He uses the satin protos those are the closest to the p xs ever


The satin protos so far did not perform as KB wanted them to. While they were a hair lower launch and spin than the KBS Tours, they are not quite there yet, so we should be able to expect another version in the near future.

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Posted 23 January 2011 - 09:00 AM

View PostDizz, on 11 January 2011 - 11:48 AM, said:

I've been a life long DGX-100 player that used PX 6.5 for about a season before trying KBS X.  I had zero issues ballooning KBS or launching them too high.  I never launched them significantly higher than DG or PX.  Ultimately went back to DGX-100 but KBS don't launch it too much higher IMO unless you have some serious swing flaws.

Agree with this... I've played X100s and S300s for a long time, and recently tried PX 6.5s and some Rifle 6.0s (I'm in between flexes), but decided on hardstepped KBS in S. The KBS do seem to get the ball up more quickly, but they flatten out pretty nicely, definitely not the "ballooning" that so many claim around here.



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Posted 23 January 2011 - 03:19 PM

28 inches thats crazy for a putter,,,,,, go robert

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Posted 18 June 2011 - 06:42 PM

Anybody have a US Open Update? This guy can pound it out there!

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Posted 18 June 2011 - 10:33 PM

What driver is he using at the US Open?

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Posted 18 June 2011 - 11:15 PM

Seeing Garrigus live at TPC last month inspired me to chop my putter down to 29 inches.  Never comfortable with a 33inch and always choked down anyway almost to the shaft.  Since then Ive been nailing 10 footers more consistently than I ever have.  So cheers to you Garrigus.  Too bad I cant have your drive game though


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Posted 19 June 2011 - 01:03 AM

View Postrocker40, on 18 June 2011 - 10:33 PM, said:

What driver is he using at the US Open?

Superfast 2.0 tp

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Posted 20 January 2012 - 01:41 AM

Saw him with a belly putter today in the Bob Hope Bill Clinton Foundation Humana Desert Classic.

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Posted 22 January 2012 - 05:27 PM

What kind of long/belly is he using?

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Posted 22 January 2012 - 05:28 PM

The new Cameron Big Sur.

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Posted 22 January 2012 - 06:02 PM

Thx.  Looks sort of like one of the seemore sb models.

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