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About MrFreeze

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  1. My NEW 5 iron is going the same distance as my old 7wood. Yes. Ok. So I went and hit a ton of 20* / 21* hybrids. Nothing really worked well for me. Tried them all. So I went over and tried some 7 woods. The technology has grown great since the 917f2 I had. I finally settled on the Callaway Speed 7 wood. Super easy to hit. Goes about 190ish. Thank you all.
  2. Hello Thank you for the quick response. I am playing (14): Callaway Epic Speed 9* Ping G410 LST 3wood Ping G410 5wood Titleist 917F2 7wood 5-PW Callaway Apex DCB 50, 54, 58 Ping Glide Forged Odyssey White Hot OG putter
  3. Good day all Swing improved a bit so I recently was fitted for new irons. Yay, out of the clunky super game improvement irons to the Callaway Apex DCB's. LOVE THEM. My gapping issue is that I now hit my 5iron about 170-175 yards. With the former set that was my 7wood (Titleist 917f2). The next up, after the 7 wood (the lpga club) is the 5 wood (Ping G410) and it fires on a regular basis at 200 yards and a bit more. So there is that hole between the 5iron and 5 wood. What to do? Hybrid? or ??? I know all y'all will be able to share opinions.
  4. Thank you all. I have the following in my bag: Driver - 10.5* - Taylormade M4 3W - 15* - Titleist 917 F3 7W - 21* - Titleist 917 F2 4Hy - 22* - Ping G400 5 - W - Ping G 50*, 54*, 58* - Ping Glide Forged My 3W and I are learning to be friends. Thank you for all your help
  5. Good day all I am curious (in learning mode). Would you carry one fairway wood and a driver with 4 wedges (50, 54, 58, 6x) or a driver, 3 wood, 5 wood and 3 wedges (50, 54, 58)? My bag has a 4 wood and a 7 wood along with 2 hybrids (4 & 5) and the 3 wedges.
  6. I am a fellow GI person. Working my way through to the 70's ... :) ... I have the G400 hybrids (4 & 5). I moved from some other, older, clunky hybrids. I found that if I think of them like irons and ignore the size and follow my iron path swing it usually is a good shot. Maybe that will help you.
  7. I am getting up in age. I am 57. I am hitting the ball better than ever. I average 225ish off the tee. When I get it well struck it is 250 to 260 +/- ... say 3 out of 10 drives fit here. My one, ONE, long drive was 298. All of those with the roll out. Other than that I am surprised when I hit past what my clubs are doped (data on previous excursion) at. I guess I am getting older. I just grunt or roll the eyes when I hear the big fish stories. :)
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  9. We have what is called "Golf Expo" every spring. For the last two years I have gone and gotten the fitting for both my irons and my driver. It helps that they take the fitting cost off of my purchase. 🙂 They spent a great deal of time working with me and making adjustments to the shaft (multiple choices), the club head (on the irons - the lie angles), and watching me swing with my then current equipment. Yes. Do the fitting.
  10. I play one. I call it my "LPGA" club. 🙂 It is the Titleist 917F2 21*. I hit it about 200+/- consistently. LOVE it.
  11. I would go for the one that is most forgiving, longest, and sounds the best. If they are equal there, then I would go with the newest technology.
  12. Driver: 245 3W: 225 Hybrid: 210 4h: 180 5h: 170 6I: 160 7I: 150 8I: 140 9I: 125 PW: 115 50: 100 54: 80 58: 70
  13. Hello all 5 iron or 5 hybrid? Which and why? I have the 5 iron (Ping G) in my bag. Pretty much only used for punching out of trouble. Ready? Go.
  14. I have the 917D2. It measured 45" with the head on it. It is a regular flex with the Diamana Blueboard 70 (I think) shaft in it. I cut 1" off of it and everything straightened out and has gone long. After cutting it (the pro shop did it) I, at the recommendation of the Titleist fitter, put in the 14gram weight. That counteracted, so I am told, the weight that I cut off of the shaft. Went from hitting "spray drives" to mostly down the center. hit 251 and 274 yd drives yesterday.
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