Non-standard bag set ups.

MartynB

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Not that there is a standard, but thought it would be interesting to see what unusual/eccentric set ups people have. I‘ll go first, 13 clubs in total…

standard bit-
Callaway XR 3 & 4 hybrids, Ping G25 5 to SW including UW, Odyssey O works putter.

non-standard bit-
Callaway XR/X Hot 3 Wood Deep as my tee club. Close to admitting I can’t hit driver and this often goes further and always goes straighter than driver. It’s the one with the deep face they developed with Lefty I think, no longer made but I have 3 of them ?. Hit 81 gross on Sunday so all good.

Callaway XR 4 wood. Easier to hit than 3, goes further than 5.

Aware that gap is small at one end of bag but works for me. What say you?
 

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Well, if you count the PW as a wedge* then technically I only have three irons in my bag, but five wedges. That probably isn't standard. :LOL:

*I don't though, since it's part of the iron set, so it's more like four of each in my mind.
 

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I have a 5 wood of loft 19 degrees and a heaven (7) wood with a loft of 20 degrees.

Carry distance is pretty much the same but the ball flights are utterly different. The 5 being lower, more penetrating with roll, whilst the heaven wood is all about instant high launch (due to the longer shaft than a traditional 7 wood) and drop and stop performance.
 
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Titleist 917 driver
Titleist 917 4 wood
Ping Crossover 2 iron
Mizuno HHB 4 iron
Mizuno MMC 5-PW
Vokey 50,54,58
TM Spider X

I don't know what's classed as standard or otherwise :unsure:
 

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I put a chipper in my bag the other day as I was playing with a mate at his club and I knew the club would offend him.
Despite the fact that I chipped terribly with it, I made sure to use it whenever the chance arose.

Apart from that, all my clubs are seen as weird by many people.
 

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Ping G425 driver.
Cobra Radspeed 3 wood.
Callaway epic flash 5,7,9 wood
Taylormade M4 6 to Gap wedge.
cleveland 54deg
nike and Taylormade 60deg. The Taylormade is an old rusty I use in bunkers so much confidence using it.
scotty Newport 2
 

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I have a 5 wood of loft 19 degrees and a heaven (7) wood with a loft of 20 degrees.

Carry distance is pretty much the same but the ball flights are utterly different. The 5 being lower, more penetrating with roll, whilst the heaven wood is all about instant high launch (due to the longer shaft than a traditional 7 wood) and drop and stop performance.
I have the Callaway Rogue HW, 20 degrees of loft and a 4 wood shaft. It goes exactly as you describe, 100% carry zero roll. I love it.
 

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I'm looking at a hybrid that sits around the 20-22º mark which sits with the utility I have but I use the utility off the tee, low shots and off the fairway - but I want the hybrid for the more rubbish lies.
 

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Cobra f-speed 10.5
Cobra baffler hybrid 16 deg
Ping G10 hybrid 21 deg
3 and 4 Ping G10
5 to Pw Ping i10
Ping U-wedge 52
Ram Tour Grind 64
Ben Sayers Opel Line 1 (1988)

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However, next Tuesday it will be,

1978 Confidence 1, 3, 4 woods
1966 Dunlop Peter Thomson Mark 5, 3 to 10 irons
1976 Dunlop Maxfli SW
1976 Petron Impala putter

..which is far more "standard", I believe.
 
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Not that there is a standard, but thought it would be interesting to see what unusual/eccentric set ups people have. I‘ll go first, 13 clubs in total…

standard bit-
Callaway XR 3 & 4 hybrids, Ping G25 5 to SW including UW, Odyssey O works putter.

non-standard bit-
Callaway XR/X Hot 3 Wood Deep as my tee club. Close to admitting I can’t hit driver and this often goes further and always goes straighter than driver. It’s the one with the deep face they developed with Lefty I think, no longer made but I have 3 of them ?. Hit 81 gross on Sunday so all good.

Callaway XR 4 wood. Easier to hit than 3, goes further than 5.

Aware that gap is small at one end of bag but works for me. What say you?

i say if you’re shooting an 81 gross, you’re in play and enjoying it then crack on!

Spend time on the wedges / putting and you’ll make up that 20 yards off the tee in no time at all.
 

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My yardage gaps are conventional but I carry Driver then 5w , 3 crossover , 4 hybrid ( under review) 5-PW , 52, 56 , 60 ( occasionally) and putter

My carry bag has increased from my half set .. dunno they all crept back in , need to boot them all out again!
Driver , 3 crossover, 6,8,PW , 56, putter ( so I have managed to fill the iron gaps back in by adding back 5,7,9)
 

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Honma tw747 driver
Taylormade 3 and 5 r7 draw hybrids
Ping g425 5-pw irons
Vokey sm8 jet black wedges 50 54 58
Odyssey white hot 7 putter
 

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I haven't really hit a driver with any sort of consistency since I broke my ankle in 04..
Didn't play for over a year and when I did come back the driver was a disaster..
Dabbled with many since, nothing stayed for long..
I've used 4 woods, 3 woods, Mini Drivers, strong 3s...
Bit of a Stenson thing going on...3 wood works better than driver 9 times out of 10.
Currently using a Mizuno STz 3 wood turned down to 13 and a bit..goes like a rocket.
5 wood next, which goes well over 200
19 and 23 hybrids
5 to PW
50,54 and 58 wedges.
Best 2 rounds this year of +3 & +5 both without a driver.....
They're overrated in my book..
 
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