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  1. Onion

    Onion Active Member

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    I have an old set of Ping irons and a Nike Driver but what's good these days? I have a budget of $1,600. Ill hang up and listen.
     
  2. Mack

    Mack stirrer of shit VIP

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    :dontknow: I still use Tommy Armour 845s but I did splurge on a Taylor Made driver and woods.
     
  3. Onion

    Onion Active Member

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    Did you get the white driver?
     
  4. Bob barker

    Bob barker Active Member VIP

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    What's your handicap?
    If you are a 0-8 you can't go wrong with the new Mizuno JPX 825 irons. Thin top line, minimal offset, very forgiving for a players club. If you have a higher handicap, look at the the Taylormade R11 irons.

    The hottest driver out now is the ping Anser, and the Taylormade Rocket Ballz. I have both and like the Rocket Ballz a little better, the rocke Ballz 3 wood is also extremely long.
     
  5. SIPAWITZ

    SIPAWITZ Bialy Whore Gold Shot Dead

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    I have always mixed and matched my sets (i know people hate that) i only play titlest volkey wedges, callaway irons, taylor made woods and scotty cameron putter

    cost is around $1700
     
  6. Onion

    Onion Active Member

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    Nice. Good information. Reps.
     
  7. gwartney

    gwartney Naturally Autodidactic Gold

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    I'm so glad I gave up golf.
     
  8. Onion

    Onion Active Member

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    Good info. as well.
     
  9. Hawk kneed

    Hawk kneed Well-Known Member VIP

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    Titleist AP2 irons
    TaylorMade Rocketballz fwy woods
    R11s or PINGs latest driver, also Adams new driver is good


    E bay has killer deals
     
  10. Mack

    Mack stirrer of shit VIP

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    It's a Burner
     
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    Hawk kneed Well-Known Member VIP

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    Clevelands new wedges are super nice
     
  12. idiotbox

    idiotbox Well-Known Member VIP

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    what model ping irons? if they are just old, clean em up. if they are worn out, send em back to ping and they will make them look new.

    as far as drivers go, COR is maxed so it comes down to what fits your eye and what shaft you have in it. the technology in fairways goes to Adama or Taylormade (same company btw). they have fairways woods hot as fuck now and near max COR. dump the long irons and get hybrids, another nod to TM or Adams. as far as wedges go, try and get the old grooves if you can, there are plenty on eBay. good luck and hit em well.
     
  13. SIPAWITZ

    SIPAWITZ Bialy Whore Gold Shot Dead

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    i did the next best thing....i surrendered to golf

    now i never get upset about how i play cause golf is bigger than me
     
  14. zhukov

    zhukov His brain is gone, Jim VIP

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    best thing to do is play with a few different sets and see what you are most comfortable with

    don't buy the hype
     

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