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Free's tournament bag...
« 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

« Last Edit: January 01, 2018, 05:59:54 PM by freehb »
155/Basileus Alpha 60s
Spoon/Cleek : Roddio F7s
21 Roddio hybridUT : Roddio I7s
705 5-A : Muziik Bangvoo 90s
213 54/60 : Muziik Bangvoo 90s
SC Kombi S

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Re: Free's tournament bag...
« Reply #1 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...
155/Basileus Alpha 60s
Spoon/Cleek : Roddio F7s
21 Roddio hybridUT : Roddio I7s
705 5-A : Muziik Bangvoo 90s
213 54/60 : Muziik Bangvoo 90s
SC Kombi S

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Re: Free's tournament bag...
« Reply #2 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.
Driver: Callaway Epic Subzero
3FW: JBeam BM Ti FW
3 and 4 ute: Romaro I-brid Chapter2
5-PW: PRGR RS Forged
GW: 50* CGS Orion Spy Type S
SW: 2007 Yamaha InpresX Black
LW: 60° Edel DGR
Putter: Odyssey Milled Collection 6M

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Re: Free's tournament bag...
« Reply #3 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...
155/Basileus Alpha 60s
Spoon/Cleek : Roddio F7s
21 Roddio hybridUT : Roddio I7s
705 5-A : Muziik Bangvoo 90s
213 54/60 : Muziik Bangvoo 90s
SC Kombi S

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Re: Free's tournament bag...
« Reply #4 on: February 04, 2018, 08:32:46 PM »
Really like each component of this bag...it's very consistent for a good range of shots and perfect yardage gaps for me.

Long end,  irons and wedges, all great...very versatile with the wedges, hitting draws off the tee now which is hard to get used too...
155/Basileus Alpha 60s
Spoon/Cleek : Roddio F7s
21 Roddio hybridUT : Roddio I7s
705 5-A : Muziik Bangvoo 90s
213 54/60 : Muziik Bangvoo 90s
SC Kombi S

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Re: Free's tournament bag...
« Reply #5 on: February 05, 2018, 10:52:20 PM »
You definitely improved your photographic skills :) congrats on that

Like your bag and all the fine tuning you put in. I’m currently working on a forgiving bag.

Will put in the AW of the iron set. Honestly speaking I never consider buying one before but your praise for the Epon AW got me thinking…

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Re: Free's tournament bag...
« Reply #6 on: February 08, 2018, 09:11:07 PM »
I hadn't either...jacked up loft sets I'd use a 50* wedge...less jacked I'd go 52/58 and throw in an extra ute...when I first got it I was like "this thing is huge, wtf" took it out and strarted snuggling them up...been in ever since.  Have not been chipping with it of late as the greens have been lightning fast but forgot my 60 on #8 and it was a long walk back to cart so opened it up a bit wahla...inside 4 feet from a short side to pin on a hill...
155/Basileus Alpha 60s
Spoon/Cleek : Roddio F7s
21 Roddio hybridUT : Roddio I7s
705 5-A : Muziik Bangvoo 90s
213 54/60 : Muziik Bangvoo 90s
SC Kombi S