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About jcooper5083

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  1. Thanks for the reply. I have decided to go for the gap wedge and the xft lob wedge as i can have both brand new for £30 so figure that is a great bargain and i have room in the bag for them. I am hearing a lot of people getting on well with the xft so good times.
  2. Hi all, I finally got round to trying my brand new clubs out last night on the range. as you may remember I took delivery direct from a friend at Taylormade of a full set of R11 irons ( 4 - 9 + PW/SW), R11S driver, R11S 4 wood, R11S rescue and white ghost putter at a quarter of the retail price. All I can say is they are amazing. The irons are solid, give plenty of feedback and have unreal distance, control and launch angles. The driver is insane - I know I will need to do some adjustments with the loft and weight but for the time being leaving it in neutral to play a bi
  3. Thank you for the detailed feedback. really great response and a lot of help.
  4. Hi all. I am currently using the Taylormade Burner golf balls and just wondered what everyone else is using and what you would recomend for a mid-low handicap player looking for the best of all worlds; distance, control, low drag, spin and a nice soft feel? Many thanks
  5. I'm an Account Director for a marketing company in the UK looking after our largest clients like Barclaycard, O2, British Gas etc..... The best client I have is Golf Breaks - offering discount golf holidays.....good times
  6. Thanks for the responses people. I cant wait for the R13 range as I will not have this offer of getting all this equipment for under £500 made brand new from the factory.....so based on what you said I managed to get him to give me 1 more day to make a decision, went to my local American golf and tried out the RBZ and R11s range in both stiff and regular shafts and have ordered the following: R11s Driver 10.5 degree, Fairway 4 wood, Rescue and 5 - 9 irons + PW & SW with stiff shafts. I found these really suited my swing and style best offering the best range of adjustmen
  7. Would soapy warm water or wall paper stripper not work if you are careful not to get it on the grip?
  8. I know what you are saying about making the decision myself - I had planned to go to my local American golf shop to try these clubs and other brands out but then this offer came along and scuppered my plans a bit so needed to make a decision as cant let this offer go. Like I said the cost for all this is well under half price and they are being made and coming directly from the factory. You are correct - fast head speed, I dont know exact speed but the coach says it is fast
  9. Hi all, you may have seen my earlier post on which you prefer out of the TM RBZ or R11 range as I am looking to upgrade and I now have a friend of a friend that works for people that know people at taylormade....blah blah blah and I have the opportunity of the below but need to make a decision tonight to get the order in and the clubs made otherwise I cant get them due to the Xmas period coming. Please can you give me your advice ASAP on this? FYI my swing is fairly fast, I currently play with TM R7 regular shaft and if anything I will slice the ball rather than draw it. M
  10. I agree with this - the only reason I sat TM is that is all I have used so I will get to my local shop and go try some other brands out to see what fits best with my game. With this in mind do you have any recommendations on particular clubs to try for someone with high club head speed?
  11. Thanks peeps. May seem a silly question but wanted to get opinions. Ill go try some out on the range but really appreciate the veiws of on course users. To be honest im only set on TM as this is what i have always used and do like them but am certainly open to you experience. Thanks again.
  12. Thanks for the response. I guess the best thing to do is get to my local shop and try these clubs out to see which fits me best??? I dont currently have a fairway wood. Is it worth having these as well as a rescue/hybrid?
  13. This is a tip I have recently been given in my lessons. I was not rotating my shoulders enough and compensating for this with a break in my arms causing me to go all over the place. locking the left arm out (I am right handed) as much as possible and using the shoulders to complete the back swing has really helped me control the club and impact. I also found when I was coming over the top that when I had a video of myself i was straightening up in my stance a tiny bit on the way through the down swing and follow through so concentrated on keeping my head down and eyes locked on the im
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