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General Category => What's in the Bag? => Topic started by: freehb on January 01, 2018, 05:40:28 PM

Title: Free's tournament bag...
Post by: freehb on January 01, 2018, 05:40:28 PM
...below has been my setup for most of this year.  Backup bag is nipping at its heels but when money is on the line I have a lot of confidence in this setup (distances are full swings, total yardage):

Driver:  Epon 153/Roddio M6 stiff, 10.5* playing 46".  245 yards
3W:  Spoon/Roddio F7 stiff, 15.3* playing 43&3/4".  220 yards
5W:  Cleek/Roddio F7 stiff, 18.7* playing 43&1/8".  205 yards
3U:  Roddio HybridUT/Roddio I7 stiff, 21* playing 42".  185 yards
5i-P:  Epon 705/Muziik Bangvoo Premium 90g stiff ss1x, playing 38&1/4" decreasing in 3/8" increments.  Standard loft/lie.  Yardage gaps: 170, 158, 145, 134, 125, 115, 105. 
AW:  Epon/705/Muziik Bangvoo Premium 90g stiff, 49*.  92 yards
SW:  Epon 213/Muziik Bangvoo Premium 90g stiff, 53.5*.  85 yards
LW:  Epon 213/Muziik Bangvoo Premium 90g stiff, 60*. 
Putter:  Scotty Camerone Kombi S.  34"  super stroke 5.0
Ball:  Titliest AVX

Title: Re: Free's tournament bag...
Post by: freehb on January 01, 2018, 06:18:20 PM
Most of the time I play about 5-7 yards off those numbers with a 3/4 swing.  I generally hit it about half a club more in an event but my normal swing is pretty weak.  I play with some big hitters and this set allows me to kinda keep up with them.  When I'm chipping or pitching with the big boys I know I have them.  The 49* 705 AW is a real weapon for me.  I love this club.  No chance of hitting the diastema shot with it.  60 yards and in this is generally my go to unless I need to put a lot of spin on the ball.  The bump and run to the 505/50, the 705AW does it all.  No problems with consistency, even on middled shots.  Spin is decent, automatic inside 6' with a decent lie.  If I'm short sided the 52 bent to 53.5 or 60 is the ticket.  I play the 60 back in my stance and can really put a lot of spin on the ball.  Out of the bunker (ours have a super generous amount of fluffy sand, the stuff the use at tpc sawgrass) the 53.5 with 13* of bounce is real good, so is the 60.  What can I say about this putter.  It kicked out the shin.  Everyone who's rolled it says "man, that's a good putter, lemme try that some more..."  Sets up so well, easy to align, feels good, forgiving...just makes putts...haven't ho'd putters since it went in 2 years ago...I look at these pretty putters for sale but no sense in it for me.  I don't see anything beating this out.  Putting was my weakness for 8 years.  Finally got to where I was passable with the belly, rule change, shit, then better, then this and putting is now my strength.  This old girl isn't going anywhere...
Title: Re: Free's tournament bag...
Post by: Shacco on January 02, 2018, 02:28:51 AM
Good bag there, H. Like the idea of the matching AW. Found that the AW is one of the hardest clubs to get right. It's somewhat a specialty club that requires touch for delicate shots around the greens and less than full shots but also needs to be forgiving enough to work on full shots. I struggled a long time to find something that works.
Title: Re: Free's tournament bag...
Post by: freehb on January 02, 2018, 09:52:58 PM
Good bag there, H. Like the idea of the matching AW. Found that the AW is one of the hardest clubs to get right. It's somewhat a specialty club that requires touch for delicate shots around the greens and less than full shots but also needs to be forgiving enough to work on full shots. I struggled a long time to find something that works.

Thx shac agree, I just got this based on how strong the lofts were bit glad I did, really performs.  I'm so short though that anything 100 and in is a feel shot so usually taking something off the AW or any other club I use...