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Old 04-27-2015, 10:47 AM   #1
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so I'm thinking about getting some new irons so I'd like to see what you all have in the bag and how you like your sticks

Taylormade RBZ stage 2 9 degree (xstiff)
Callaway diablo octane tour chicken stick (xstiff)
Nickent 2H (stiff)
Taylormade Burner 4-AW (stiff)
Ram Tour Grind 56 and 60 degree wedges
Odyssey 2-ball (old)
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Old 04-27-2015, 11:59 AM   #2
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Just bought Ping G30's, regular flex, graphite irons, 4 and 5 hybrid and driver. Old Nike putter. Added a Callaway XR 4-wood this weekend. I am a mediocre golfer who has no kids to pay for college so a new set was "needed" Plus I broke the head off of my Callaway XHot driver which made me buy the irons?
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Old 04-27-2015, 12:53 PM   #3
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In my bag:

TaylorMade RBZ 9.5 stiff
RBZ 3 wood stiff
RBZ2 3, 4, 5 hybrids stiff
RocketBadez 6-AW regular graphite
Vokey 54, 60 degree wedges regular
TaylorMade Fontana putter

About time for some new sticks for me as well. Hit the RSi 2 irons about a month ago and really liked them. Had them fitted and they set me up with 3 degree upright with Reax 65 graphite shafts. Will probably pull the trigger soon.

Did not like the R15 driver or the Aero Burner driver, hybrids or fairways at all. My RBZ driver and 3 wood went just as far and I like the sound better. Did hit the Ping G30 and liked it a lot. Given how well I hit the RBZ though I can't see spending the $$$ on the G30.
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Here's mine, all regular shafts:

Cleveland Classic Driver
RBZ 3 and 5 wood
RBZ 4 hybrid
Wilson Staff Pi7 3 iron
2009 Burner irons 4-GW
Taylormade ATV 56 degree sand wedge
Taylormade Monza Spider putter

In the bullpen are a Bettinardi Big Ben putter, the RBZ driver, and a 60 degree Cleveland wedge.

Currently a high-single digit handicap hoping that the first full year of retirement gets make back to mid-single digits. Definitely due for a new set of irons, but I'm too lazy to undertake the search.
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Old 04-27-2015, 03:42 PM   #5
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Old 04-27-2015, 05:06 PM   #6
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G30 3 wood
Hot X2 3 Hybrid
G30 irons
All regular shafts
10 hdcp

I suggest you go to demo day and get fitted for clubs. So many great clubs now just find what is right for you.
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Old 04-27-2015, 05:13 PM   #7
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Oh I've been to demo days - I'm just too cheap to pay for new sticks and get fitted. I usually buy a two year old "new" set every few years. Plus we need WITB thread anyway. Heck it's an ER forum for crying out loud.
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I've played Ping irons since mid-80's (Ping I2's), open to everything else.
TaylorMade R9 Driver
Callaway Diablo Edge 3&5 Woods
Callaway Razr X Hybrid
Ping I20 Irons/wedges
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Old 04-27-2015, 06:40 PM   #9
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I love them all. Taylormades are a recent change.
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Old 04-27-2015, 06:50 PM   #11
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Ping I3 irons
Clone Driver, 9W
Rocket Ballz 3 wood
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Old 04-27-2015, 07:03 PM   #12
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Some good golfers are responding here. I would have to travel deep in the back of the garage and wipe off a few years of dust to answer the OP's request.

I'm surprised to see the variety of brand names in the responses from most of the posters. Is this typical among folks with low handicaps? How does smorgasbord of clubs end up being a golfer's group of choice?
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Old 04-27-2015, 07:44 PM   #13
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I am a duffer. No handicap yet, but determined to improve. I bought a set of Callaway Solaire clubs a couple of years ago, and on their first outing the head of the driver flew off! Callaway replaced that for free, but the same thing recently happened to the replacement. At this point I decided I needed a better driver and purchased a new adjustable Cobra. It's awesome. I can now regularly get the ball onto the green on a par 3. If only I could say the same for the rest of my game!

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Some good golfers are responding here. I would have to travel deep in the back of the garage and wipe off a few years of dust to answer the OP's request.

I'm surprised to see the variety of brand names in the responses from most of the posters. Is this typical among folks with low handicaps? How does smorgasbord of clubs end up being a golfer's group of choice?
For me it's about what works and what I need. The odd club out in my set is the Wilson Pi7 3-iron. I can't hit a low shot with a hybrid under any circumstances, I'm a high ball hitter and hybrids are designed to get the ball up. Similarly, the burner irons are designed to get the ball up in the air. I need one club in the bag that allows me to hit a low, running shot. So, I've settled on that particular 3-iron. The Wilson irons didn't work for me as a set, but that one club fills a need.

Similarly, I am currently contemplating switching out the 5 wood and adding the 60 degree wedge back in. The 5 wood no longer seems to fill a useful gap between the 3 wood and the hybrid. I don't use the 60 degree very often, but there are a few cases where it is just the club that is needed.
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Adams Insight 12 degree driver
Orlimar 3wood
Adams Boxer 4&5 hybrid
Bazooka Jmax Gold 6 hybrid (love it!)
Adams Idea 7-PW. Got the set three years ago. We were on vacation and my wife said " go ahead! You never spend money on yourself!"
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Old 04-27-2015, 08:47 PM   #16
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Taylormade R-15 driver
Titleist 909 3 wood
Taylormade hybrid 3 rescue
Titleist ap-2 4-P
Volkey wedges
2 ball putter

I'm thinking about replacing my irons this year also. I've had the AP-2s since they first came out. I like them, it's just that they are looking a little rough.
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Off brand 7 wood
Ping Eye2 Irons, 3 - SW
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Ping Putter

The above still works OK.
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I'm not into golf, but I do have a retirement house on a major lake. I've got 2 Robert Trent Jones golf courses on my street and another across Robert Trent Jones course across the lake--within eyesight.

And Alabama residents can play for $1,200 per year on the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail--unlimited golf. This state is truly Golf Heaven. See: RTJGolf.com/theshoals
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Ping I3 irons
Clone Driver, 9W
Rocket Ballz 3 wood
Odyssey 2 ball putter


And advice from my pro - don't waste your money on new clubs, let me help you fix your swing first


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When you have been doing LBYM and you have RE'd (or about to), you can get the new clubs AND take lessons.
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Old 04-27-2015, 10:34 PM   #20
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