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Best draw-biased fairway woods? – GolfWRXers discuss

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In our forums, our members have been discussing draw-biased fairway woods. WRXer ‘CGallery’ kicks off the thread, saying

“I have been struggling to find a fairway wood that I have liked but have never tried a draw-biased one. I struggle over fading the ball at points, so it could be a good fit, but the trouble is I can’t seem to find one that has a heavy enough shaft in a stiff flex used to try… any models you have tried would be appreciated!”

And our members have been sharing their suggestions in our forum.

Here are a few posts from the thread, but make sure to check out the entire discussion and have your say at the link below.

  • 14max: “Both the SFT and Mavrik Max have been pleasantly draw-biased for me…”
  • William70: “Cobra f6. That thing sets up so closed that you could hook/draw it without even trying.”
  • Ian-500: “My Max D 3 wood is very slightly draw-biased, but in all the reviews I’ve read/seen then as others have said, the Ping SFT looks to be the most draw biased.”
  • dMeeksDC: “If you want one that is easy to draw but does not look closed, Ping g425 SFT is your winner. Plus, it’s adjustable to get it just right. If you don’t mind a little offset (instead of looking closed, which I can’t look at), trust me that the B21 is the best draw-biased fairway wood Callaway offers. Looks great, sounds great, goes a mile. I don’t mind offset. It performs really well.” 

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  1. Pingback: Best sounding fairway woods – GolfWRXers discuss – GolfWRX

  2. Clubmaker

    Dec 4, 2021 at 9:54 am

    Draw-biased clubs are not fairway finders. Instead of a biased golf club, try getting the right shaft or getting your swing path fixed first.

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How old is too old for irons? – GolfWRXers discuss

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In our forums, our members have been discussing older irons. WRXer ‘R5Two’ kicks off the thread, saying

“I pulled my old Titleist 695 CBs (cr 2006) out of storage to hit a few balls. I have seen many videos about how much faster the ballspeeds are these days, but I don’t know if I care. I’m a blade guy. Isn’t a hunk of metal a hunk of metal? 

How old is too old for forged irons? What are we missing? Non-confirming grooves maybe? Maybe a little forgiveness?”

And our members have been sharing their thoughts in our forum.

Here are a few posts from the thread, but make sure to check out the entire discussion and have your say at the link below.

  • PEI_Golfer: “Irons are all about accuracy and distance control, not ball speed… Nothing wrong with the 695’s (my first OEM set of irons); I still bring out my 690.CB’s from time to time and OG Nike blades.”
  • Tar_Heel_93: “I’m with you. I prefer a solid forged iron. Not looking for a lot of tech. Here are the irons I am testing for next season. Apex MBs have been in the bag for several seasons. Others are recent additions. Titleist CB and Wilson Staff CB have Tungsten in the mid and long irons. However, so far my favorite CB is the Bridgestone J33 CBs circa 2006.”
  • mrfuz: “I recently regripped my old 690MBs and pulled out my Eye2s. They’re not replacing my Sim2 Maxes, but they’re fun to play with.”
  • HoosierHacker89: “695 CB irons are great! One of my all-time favorites. I found them to be really forgiving especially the long irons. This was one of the few sets I was confident in the 4/5 irons. I played a set of Srixon 765 irons the last 3 years. Honestly can’t say there was much if anyone difference in the heads Of both sets.”

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Coolest thing for sale in the GolfWRX Classifieds (1/13/22): TSi3 driver with Ventus Black

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At GolfWRX, we are a community of like-minded individuals that all experience and express our enjoyment of the game in many ways.

It’s that sense of community that drives day-to-day interactions in the forums on topics that range from best driver to what marker you use to mark your ball. It even allows us to share another thing we all love – buying and selling equipment.

Currently, in our GolfWRX buy/sell/trade (BST) forum, there is a listing for a TSi3 driver with Ventus Black

From the seller: (@Tverrall): ” TSi3 Driver w/ Ventus Black. This was my gamer from July until October. I love this thing and I hate to part ways with it, but I can’t argue with the numbers I am getting from an Epic Max LS. 8-degree head. Ventus measures 44″ tip to grip. No tipping. Asking $500 for the combo OBO. I will separate if I have a buyer for both.”

To check out the full listing in our BST forum, head through the link: TSi3 driver with Ventus Black

This is the most impressive current listing from the GolfWRX BST, and if you are curious about the rules to participate in the BST Forum you can check them out here: GolfWRX BST Rules

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XXIO unveils next-generation X lineup

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XXIO has today introduced its all-new XXIO X family of clubs that launch at retail on February 11, 2022.

At the core of the new lightweight X drivers, fairway woods, and hybrids is ActivWing: a technology that stabilizes the clubhead by altering aerodynamic forces at work in the first half of the downswing. The airfoil generates lift to guide the club to its optimal impact angle in design to provide maximum speed and distance.

Speaking on the new additions, Brian Schielke, General Manager at XXIO. said

“XXIO X has the DNA of every XXIO product – lightweight and easy to swing. However, it’s tuned to the more accomplished player. More compact irons, lower spinning woods, and stiffer shafts make X a great choice for better players looking to increase their speed and experience the benefits of XXIO.”

The woods feature Rebound Frame Technology, with four alternating layers of stiff and flexible zones enhancing overall COR.

In addition, for the first time, X drivers feature Rebound Frame with a Cup Face in design to offer more power on strikes across the face, while on the irons, a thinner face allows the entire face to flex more extensively while grooves etched deep into the interior of the iron body further enhance flex.

The clubs contain a heavier clubhead and an extremely lightweight shaft which work together in a bid to increase ball speed and swing speed at the same time, while manufacturers positioned mass under the grip, behind the hands in design to help players find the ideal spot at the top of their swing to make the downswing more consistent.

In addition, XXIO is also introducing its Rebound Drive golf balls which feature the company’s proprietary Rebound Frame Technology, which interposes areas with high and low rigidity in a bid to produce just the right amount of flex for higher initial ball speeds along with a pure feel at impact. 

Specs, Availability & Pricing

XXIO X

  • U.S. Retail Launch Date: February 11, 2022
  • Pricing: $699.99 for XXIO X driver, $399.99 for XXIO X fairway woods, $299.99 for XXIO X hybrids, $199.99 for individual steel irons/$224.99 for individual graphite irons, $1,199.99 for six-piece steel set/$1,349.99 for six-piece graphite set

XXIO Rebound Drive Golf Balls

  • Colors: Premium White, Lime Yellow, Premium Pink and 4 Color Pack (Premium Pink, Lime
  • Yellow, Orange, and Ruby Red)
  • U.S. Retails Launch Date: February 11, 2022.
  • Pricing: $49.99
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