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  1. Has anybody out there tried the Tour Edge Hot Launch 2 Iron Woods? Thinking of importing a set from the USA. I'm nervous as there are no Tour Edge dealers in the UK and therefore I won't be able to see them properly before buying. How does Tour Edge compare to other brands quality wise? I realise they are quite affordable but this is mainly because they don't have player endorsements to fund?
  2. Driver to iron gap

    Hello Sand Trap World, I have been having issues with my bag setup, and am looking for a bit of advice regarding the gap between my driver and my 3 iron. I recently purchased a 3-P set of AP2s, and love them, and I previously gamed a ping G2 set 2-PW. Since they don't make an AP2 2-iron, and the set is a mite shorter than my old G2s, I am left with an open spot in my bag (I carry 3 wedges 52*, 56*,60*), and a big yardage hole between my driver and my irons. I can hit my driver about 310 yards, and can lay off it to about 275 before it starts to launch uncomfortably low. I hit my old 2 iron about 250, so this gap worked out great, and I could avoid hitting fairway metals. However, my new 3 iron is a 220 yard club. Is there a new hybrid that plays like an iron I could put in this slot, does anyone have experience with the Titleist T-MB 2 iron? I'm thinking that may be a good compromise. Any advice would be great! Thanks, JR
  3. I dont know why but I can crush and hit straight hybrid irons. If i try to use regular irons from 3-8 irons I suck. Anybody have and idea why this could be?
  4. After compiting in Scratch tournaments, i was faced with several shots between 200 - 220 yards of carry on approacho shots an even for laying up on par 4/5´s, distances that are not common at my home course so i don´t have a club to hit that shots. I currently hit my 3 wood 230 carry and my 4 iron 190 carry. That´s a big Gap i need to fill. In orther to fill it i will buy an 19° Hybrid (set to 18°), my issue is what club to take out off the bag. This is my current Clubs/Degrees/Carry Distances. Driver 9° 250 3 Wood 15° 230 New Hybrid 18° 210 (Gap filler) 4 Iron 22° 190 5 Iron 25° 180 6 Iron 28° 170 7 Iron 31° 160 8 Iron 35° 150 9 Iron 39° 140 P 43° 130 (chip wedge) W 47° 120 G 51° 110 (pitch wedge) S 56° 95 L 60° 85 (pitch, lob, sand wedge) Note: G and L wedges are in my bag since 2000. The rest were bougth in 2016. So, witch club I take out of the bag ?
  5. For sale is a brand new Bridgestone j40 2h (18*) Hybrid head. This is a right handed club. Please note: this is the head only...it is not a complete club. It's a stock head and has not been modified or altered in any way. The head has never been shafted or used. Sorry, no headcover. Features of the j40 hybrids: Larger profile design positions the CG in an ideal location for higher launch, longer carry, and maximum distance Stainless steel construction with thinner crown allows discretionary weight to be moved to the perimeter for added forgiveness Tungsten weight at heel to optimize CG for easy launch and low spin Uses .370 tip shaft $60 + shipping to lower 48. No trades please.
  6. A couple weeks ago, I was playing to my personal best ball-striking ability. These were the first few rounds of my season, and my short game was way out of whack and I still ended up shooting 88,89, etc. Since then, my short game has magically appeared and saved me multiple times, but my iron play has became very inconsistent and my tee game with driver/wood/hybrid has been absolutely horrible. I went from hitting 10/14 fairways 2 weeks ago, to hitting just 2/14 fairways yesterday at the same course. And one of those came with a 4 iron. I have been hitting huge slices instead of my normal slight fade. I shot 47-49-96 at the same course that I went 45-44-89 with 5 3-putts at just 2 weeks ago. I feel like I am hitting the ball in the center of the clubface with the face relatively square, so I must be coming over the top. I was looking in the mirror at my set up, and noticed when I have driver/3w/3h off the tee, my shoulders are considerably open to the target. I'm a righty, and my left shoulder has to be pointing between 15-25 degrees left of target. I haven't been able to work on it yet, but I'm assuming this is the most likely cause of my slicing issues. I was wondering more about the effects of shoulder alignment... Should my shoulders be square to the target at address? What about at impact? And what are the effects of improper alignment? Thanks in advance to all responses.
  7. Hi, i was fitted 6 months ago for a driver and some irons and the fitter was certain that i get a regular flex, as i was a beginner who wasn't getting massive head speeds, i have played a ton of golf lately (18 holes twice a week) and have improved my game immensely, i went in a few weeks ago to get a hybrid and after hitting a few at 80-95 mph head speed, the fitter then (different person) said he thinks that a stiff shaft would be more ideal. i told him i had a regular flex driver and irons but he was still set on the stiff hybrid shaft. im not sure what to do, i like the regular flex on my irons but i think my driver could need a stiffer flex. im not sure whether the stiff shaft hybrid will be good for me, it felt really good hitting some balls but i have always thought the hybrid should be the same flex as my irons? questions... should i go stiff or regular hybrid? should i replace my regular driver shaft with a stiff shaft?
  8. LH PING Rapture 2 Driving Iron

    I have decided to sell my 2 iron/hybrid. I bought it earlier this season but after hitting it at the range a few times, it turns out that the yardage does not scale well with the rest of my clubs. This is a pretty good club if you are looking for something shorter than a 3 wood off the tee, but longer than an iron. It has a (stiff) graphite shaft which makes it easy to get the ball elevated from the fairway as well. The shaft length and lie is comparable to that of a standard 3 iron. Loft: 18* Shaft: TFC 949 Stiff flex Grip: Golf Pride Tour Velvet (new) Ball flight: Mid-Low Practically no signs of wear and tear. I have not sold on this forum yet, but I prefer paypal. I am asking for $135.00 on ebay, but feel free to shoot me a number as I am more willing to make a deal with a TST member. As always, questions are welcomed. http://www.ebay.com/itm/262392421899
  9. Take this with a grain of salt because I'm not the greatest golfer in the world (I shoot in the mid-to-high eighties) but I would like to share my input on the longer iron hybrid clubs. I just picked up a 18-deg and 20-deg Adams Super 9031 hybrids in stiff. I have a ~102 mph swing speed. These are cheap clubs at the moment, new (I paid $40 each?) I was skeptical at first, I have always dismissed the clubs that look like this. They just look so dang awkward that I thought I would despise them at address and hit them terribly. I was wrong. I knew I needed to fill some distance gaps at the top end. And I hate woods. They've never felt right to me. I know I need to work on them more but I knew that the hybrids were "taking over." Figured I'd check them out, considering how well I've been hitting my irons lately. I did some more research and a big component of my research was looking at OTHER PEOPLES' pictures online. For some reason the way Adams is photographing these clubs it's making them look way more awkward than they really are. I saw someone else's picture of the club at address and thought "dang, that looks pretty good!" I bought the clubs and when they came in, addressed them and they looked GOOD. Got the grips redone (they actually had some good Golf Pride grips on them but I'm partial to mine all being consistent) and cut down the shafts for my fit, and took them to the range. First two hits (20-deg) were a bit wonky. Major heel hits but oddly enough they didn't go very far offline. Hit two more shots and they were epic. I've never hit a long club so nicely. It was a beautiful swing feel, sound, flight, and distance. Popped off several more shots and they were almost all dead straight. Looked down at the face and noticed I even had a little dispersion of impact spots and yet they still went straight. I hit off of a low tee, only the head of the tee was sticking out of the ground so the ball was still nestled a little in the short grass. Just my 2c.
  10. The GolfSmith by my work has a Cleveland Black 19 hybrid that seems really easy for me to hit solid. In my bag I have an early generation Nickent hybrid of the same general dimensions. I don't hit the Nickent nearly as well. I want to buy the Cleveland. Should I? Is there any new technology/feature that is really making it seem easier to hit solid?