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@  ROBOPTI : (25 November 2014 - 08:41 AM) Modus is the best steel shaft out there .. PERIOD :thumbsup:
@  biu997 : (24 November 2014 - 10:25 PM) nippon modus
@  HossOnMoss : (24 November 2014 - 01:37 PM) @TWshoot67: Hard to say what the outcome and results will be, but hiring Como is a good move. He is one of these guys that is really on the cutting edge of the science of the golf swing which will blend well with what Tiger was doing under Foley. Como without a doubt though will have to make some changes, but at least it's not a total "start over" process and he knows what he's doing. Looks like Tiger is going to take more control over what he does with his game rather than following a teacher's instruction to the letter.
@  HossOnMoss : (24 November 2014 - 01:35 PM) @BingHogan: That would be a good test. Without a real formal apples to apples test, my impressions are that KBS Tour V actually shares a mix of characteristics from Modus 120 and 130.
@  TWshoot67 : (23 November 2014 - 01:11 PM) So what's everyones take on Tiger's new swing coach, Chris Como. Thoughts?
@  BingHogan : (21 November 2014 - 01:47 PM) Hey Hoss, any thoughts on doing a comparison of the Nippon 120's vs the KBS Tour V Tour?
@  HossOnMoss : (20 November 2014 - 10:48 AM) What do you guys think about Golf Digest's / Dan Jenkins' recent "interview" with Tiger? http://bombsquadgolf...iew-with-tiger/
@  ROBOPTI : (14 November 2014 - 10:14 AM) Bing - Birds of a feather - Those are the same 2 I am beating on lately (BC+ / 30)
@  ROBOPTI : (14 November 2014 - 09:02 AM) Posted Image
@  HossOnMoss : (12 November 2014 - 08:47 PM) Check out these Taylormade tour issue TP wedges and UDI's including the rare 47° PW and 23° #4 UDI. http://bombsquadgolf...-utility-irons/
@  HossOnMoss : (11 November 2014 - 07:43 PM) And by the way guys, the new Big Bertha Alpha 815 and DBD heads exceeded my expectations today in my initial testing. Really good stuff from Rutherford Road in these new heads! :smilie_cally:
@  HossOnMoss : (11 November 2014 - 07:39 PM) @rfdegen: If it makes you feel any better, I don't take it for granted. :D
@  rfdegen : (11 November 2014 - 03:08 PM) While Hoss is checking out the Game Golf and checking in new releases, we're shoveling snow.
@  HossOnMoss : (10 November 2014 - 10:11 PM) The new Big Bertha 815 heads look killer! New Titleist 915 drivers are on the way as well. I foresee a shootout on Trackman in the few days!!!
@  J13 : (10 November 2014 - 06:30 PM) Very Very nice !!!! Heard the DBD is NASTY!
@  HossOnMoss : (10 November 2014 - 05:45 PM) New Big Bertha 815 Alpha and Double Black Diamond driver heads are in and they look AWESOME!!!
@  Sherri : (06 November 2014 - 06:35 PM) New logo now in place. Hard refresh to see it! :) (ctrl + F5)
@  ROBOPTI : (06 November 2014 - 12:24 PM) THANKS GANG gang - And YES Sir Miller was using the XPHLEXXX ;) ... I feel aweful for him. He really wanted it. I am back in town - Got a bunch of pics - I'll be back soon
@  Qwagmire : (05 November 2014 - 10:37 AM) they gave Joe and XPHLEXXX a shout out, great job ROBO. Free Samples? :4:
@  J13 : (05 November 2014 - 06:54 AM) Correct me if i'm wrong but watching tv, Joe Miller was using an XPHLEXXX. Robo great work getting your shaft in the top 8 you have a lot to be proud of brother!!!!
@  slick : (04 November 2014 - 01:56 PM) Red Stripe...Check! Chips & Salsa....Check! Watching the Remax WLDC Tonight...CHECK!
@  Callaway_Anthony : (02 November 2014 - 05:58 PM) Golf Channel 11/4 10pm EST
@  Callaway_Anthony : (02 November 2014 - 05:58 PM) Everyone be sure to watch the longest hitters in the world compete for $250k!
@  J13 : (30 October 2014 - 04:13 PM) Thanks my man can't recommend your builds enough :6:
@  HossOnMoss : (30 October 2014 - 01:05 PM) That's awesome, J!!! I appreciate the kind feedback. Congrats! :thumbsup:
@  J13 : (29 October 2014 - 05:52 PM) Hellooooooo out there. My Hoss built irons recently helped me shoot an all time low of 67 from the tips. Marcus your work is second to none my friend.
@  rfdegen : (27 October 2014 - 12:48 PM) Played my last 18 of the season on Friday. Course closes this weekend, but I'll be in Iowa pheasant hunting.
@  Armyguy13 : (20 October 2014 - 08:14 PM) Voted for Andrew --- he's currently in the lead with 65.5% to 26.5% being the next place vote getter
@  TWshoot67 : (20 October 2014 - 04:54 PM) Andrew great job and I hope you make the Guinness book of world records. You got my vote! shared and tweeted.
@  HossOnMoss : (20 October 2014 - 01:46 PM) @Quantum: Rome 988 is actually a little smoother feeling and higher launch than DI-95 hybrid without feeling "loose" or being spinny. Rome 888 is going to launch lower and spin less than Speeder 757.
@  ROBOPTI : (17 October 2014 - 03:05 PM) BSGers - Fellow member & Cally Kings of Distance member Fraketrain needs our help !!! - For a spot in the Guiness Book of World Records http://www.guinnessw...ote-now!-61189/
@  Quantum : (17 October 2014 - 05:56 AM) Can you compare veylix 988 to GD DI 95 hybrid? Also veylix 888 to Fuji speeder 757?
@  J13 : (15 October 2014 - 06:11 AM) Congrats Robo I have it DVR'ed to watch can't wait. Well DONE !!!!!
@  ROBOPTI : (14 October 2014 - 11:14 AM) 1st episode of the REMAX WLDC is TONIGHT at 9PM CST ... Tune in and look for XPHLEXXX !!! ... Our Team had a GREAT showing !!!!
@  ROBOPTI : (14 October 2014 - 11:13 AM) 2014 REMAX WORLD LONG DRIVER CHAMIONSHIP pics going up longdrive section - and I have a TON !!!!!!!!!!!! more
@  ROBOPTI : (10 October 2014 - 07:45 AM) Posted Image ... WHAT IS UP !!! .. Gang - Been away for a while ... But - I AM BACK !!!! .. And I Have an insane amount of photos & info to share. Here we go !!!
@  BingHogan : (08 October 2014 - 10:29 AM) They still have a few I 20's on the shelf. Just need somethin' until all the new drivers come out next spring.
@  J13 : (07 October 2014 - 07:50 AM) I"m using an I25 now love it but the G30 LST is coming around January
@  BingHogan : (07 October 2014 - 12:08 AM) So, is the Ping I 25 dead!? Loved the I 20 with the K.
@  BingHogan : (05 October 2014 - 09:27 PM) Saw him hit a putter 280! Then saw him play and putted -- 280... :rolleyes:
@  youngwaldo : (05 October 2014 - 11:12 AM) Yes it is, but we can give him a break because its just for show.
@  Shambles : (05 October 2014 - 03:11 AM) Isn't that considered building a stance ?
@  Callaway_Anthony : (03 October 2014 - 12:28 PM) Unreal what Jamie Sadlowski can do to a golf ball... 331yds from his knees..
@  Jack : (03 October 2014 - 11:09 AM) Yo BSG! What's going onnnnn!
@  rfdegen : (30 September 2014 - 09:30 AM) All I saw over and over was Euros firing at flags, USA middle of green or off. Euros draining putts left and right, UWA missing a lot with tentative strokes.
@  BingHogan : (29 September 2014 - 09:40 AM) Just heard on The Golf Channel -- if Phil and a few others are on in 2016 -- a new Red, White and Blue Skirt will designed for the ladies/guys!
@  BingHogan : (29 September 2014 - 09:37 AM) I don't know why but I am just pissed about this! If you are going to have an AMERICAN FLAG as big as a battleship on - you best be bringing' it!
@  Qwagmire : (29 September 2014 - 09:29 AM) Best line I read about the Ryder Cup: Mickelson: What has been in common with all of our Ryder Cup losses recently? Scribe: Mickelson was on the team. Phil broke the code, threw everyone under the bus
@  BingHogan : (29 September 2014 - 09:12 AM) AMEN QUAGS -- and who picked out their "costumes". Maybe the Golf Channel can do a complete makeover... I'm sure that's next.
@  Qwagmire : (28 September 2014 - 11:18 PM) US Squad is too spoiled to do anything but watch their stock portfolios.
@  BingHogan : (28 September 2014 - 02:11 PM) He then said: PGA's new mantra instead of "These guys are Good" should be: "these Guys Really Suck!" Thanks Professor, we all agree!
@  BingHogan : (28 September 2014 - 02:09 PM) Friend called. Retired law professor. Told me never to use the word SUCK as it was adolescent term.
@  J13 : (28 September 2014 - 07:56 AM) Well i'm glad football is on today
@  BingHogan : (27 September 2014 - 08:08 PM) So,,they can't play in a wee bit of Real golf conditions. Gettin' beat by French guy. Time for a putting lesson!
@  tmfreak : (27 September 2014 - 07:42 PM) US always wears the most horrid outfits, Saturday RC '14 was a new level of awful. cant possibly play let alone win looking like fools.
@  TWshoot67 : (27 September 2014 - 06:30 PM) USA has EURO just where they want them.... USA:6, EURO:10. The writers are ready for the big story and the cliche' title for said story!
@  J13 : (27 September 2014 - 02:28 PM) Watching Jim Furyk putt makes me want to do a sailor dive off the roof of my house. HIT THE BALL ALREADY
@  lamont6266 : (24 September 2014 - 09:43 PM) The only place I have seen pix is on the dealer's price list. I will try to find it.
@  youngwaldo : (24 September 2014 - 03:46 PM) Where are the pictures?
@  lamont6266 : (22 September 2014 - 10:54 PM) Downside? The number of sets coming stateside is very low. Dammit!
@  lamont6266 : (22 September 2014 - 10:53 PM) Did you guys get a peek at the Bridgestone MuscleBack Blades for 2015? SAAAAWWWEEEEET!
@  BingHogan : (22 September 2014 - 04:38 PM) A lot of buzz about the Driver...
@  BingHogan : (22 September 2014 - 04:37 PM) Saw the Nike Vapor line of irons up close today. Supposed to be 3 versions. Very Impressive.
@  J13 : (19 September 2014 - 09:28 AM) Robo is ABOUT TIME. YOUR A SLACKER!!!!!! Hugs
@  ROBOPTI : (18 September 2014 - 07:38 PM) SYSTEM ISSUE REGARDING FAILURE TO UPLOAD - FIXED !!!
@  J13 : (16 September 2014 - 06:54 PM) BRING THE HEAT XPHLEXXX !!!!!!! :4: :4: :4: :4: :4: :4:
@  ROBOPTI : (16 September 2014 - 01:18 PM) 4 DAYS TO REMAX !!!!
@  birmingham1965 : (16 September 2014 - 09:16 AM) 430
@  birmingham1965 : (16 September 2014 - 09:16 AM) 430
@  J13 : (15 September 2014 - 05:49 AM) hhahah love it Robo
@  ROBOPTI : (12 September 2014 - 07:06 PM) Posted Image
@  ROBOPTI : (12 September 2014 - 06:06 PM) Posted Image
@  J13 : (12 September 2014 - 05:05 PM) Happy Friday BSG
@  BingHogan : (12 September 2014 - 11:24 AM) Looks GREAT, TOO.
@  BingHogan : (12 September 2014 - 11:22 AM) First ball out of the box-- Back of the net! Second, straight little draw. As Kenny Perry once said: " I Kain't miss it!" Really haven't hit a driver like that in years!
@  J13 : (12 September 2014 - 09:45 AM) Bio Cell is a hidden gem. Heard Cobra is bringing the HEAT next year.
@  ROBOPTI : (12 September 2014 - 09:44 AM) Bing ... Bio Cell + is AWESOME ... LOVE !!!! mine
@  BingHogan : (11 September 2014 - 08:29 PM) Hit a Cobra Bio Cell driver today. Very underrated. On the BUY list next month.
@  690MBCOMMANDO : (11 September 2014 - 04:18 PM) Playing plenty of golf out here in Half Moon Bay
@  ROBOPTI : (10 September 2014 - 12:22 PM) Posted Image
@  BingHogan : (10 September 2014 - 09:24 AM) Send some of that rain down to California! Central Valley will be gone by next summer if it doesn't rain/snow. Towns without water...
@  rfdegen : (10 September 2014 - 07:31 AM) We're still playing golf here - in between thunderstorms. Record rains in WI. Sucks!
@  TJR : (09 September 2014 - 09:30 PM) I need to play. Been going to the range, but my swing sucks right now. Playing crooked stick in 2 weeks if the weather is decent.
@  MN NICE : (09 September 2014 - 07:27 PM) NFL is BACK!
@  BingHogan : (09 September 2014 - 03:29 PM) Anybody still playing golf out there!? Man, it's dead.
@  youngwaldo : (09 September 2014 - 10:52 AM) Got mine yesterday. Going to test them tomorrow.
@  rfdegen : (09 September 2014 - 08:58 AM) Got my sleeve of test balls and will be testing them tonight, if it doesn't rain again! Crap! We're flooding around here these days. Enough already!
@  burniemac : (09 September 2014 - 07:42 AM) Just got a sleeve of the Titleist test balls in the mail yesterday
@  BingHogan : (08 September 2014 - 06:16 PM) Sleeves that have been handed out. Looks like more spin probably due to lower spinning drivers coming out.
@  TWshoot67 : (08 September 2014 - 01:56 PM) Are we talking the New Titleist sleeves that have been sent out?
@  TWshoot67 : (08 September 2014 - 01:55 PM) @BingHogan is this ball from a New Company or just a new Proto for next years possible selections?
@  BingHogan : (07 September 2014 - 10:10 PM) Testing a new ball prototype tomorrow. Sworn to not to loose it. Just hit it and see...
@  BingHogan : (07 September 2014 - 09:58 PM) Maura Passing Point with KBS V -- Sweet! Hit 200 and couldn't put em down. Great turf interaction and feel.
@  TJR : (06 September 2014 - 09:27 PM) I was talking to someone today and mentioned that this is probably the first time I've been completely satisfied with the clubs in my bag
@  BingHogan : (06 September 2014 - 07:43 PM) Decided to go through ALL my bags and start over from driver to wedges.
@  BingHogan : (06 September 2014 - 07:42 PM) PP - large cavity. Doesn't have the new CB yet. Also the new blade. Really expensive, though. Might have to break out the new MP 69's.
@  TJR : (06 September 2014 - 02:30 PM) Should feel buttery soft. Blade or CB?
@  BingHogan : (06 September 2014 - 09:53 AM) Hitting a Miura with KBS V later today to add to the confusion :rolleyes:
@  TJR : (04 September 2014 - 10:17 AM) I haven't ran into any issues posting pictures from my ipad
@  ROBOPTI : (04 September 2014 - 08:44 AM) http://bombsquadgolf...ldc/#entry69636

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New TM Fairway coming?


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#1 duckhook02

 
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Posted 21 April 2013 - 12:34 PM

I see that the RBZ Stage 2 fairways are already discounted at golf stores. Normally that means a new release is on the way...however, I haven't heard anything yet. And aren't the Stage 2 fairways still pretty new?

What am I missing here?
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Posted 21 April 2013 - 06:59 PM

THERE NOT SELLING!!!
last year eveyone got a new fwy wood and it alot bought rbz - the green one. and right not now the rbz2 is not any better. doen a lot fo launch monitor testing with fwy's and the rbz and rbz2 are dead even. my view..
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Posted 22 April 2013 - 12:05 PM

I agreee ^^^^
The standard stage 2 rocketballz is just some paint on the crown, they didnt change anything other than that.
the stage 2 tour version has an adjustable hosel, like last years r11s fw, but other than that nothing new. some will say the tour version with adjustable hosel and speed slot is better, but I just dont see it.

I have hit both and I am certain that it is not 10 yards longer than rocketballz for ME.

the stage 2 with its crown graphics is a tough sell, I will never play a stage 2 or r1. I have hit both and cant stand the graphics. I think taylormade really missed the mark this year and scarficed preformance for marketing.
Just my 2 cents.....

this is the first time I can say this but I'm very disappointed in taylormade this year. I might be swithching back to titleist...because I know they will never do that to the crown of a club.....
In the past it was all about preformance with taylormade clubs and marketing was second. it seems this year they got it backwards.....
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Posted 22 April 2013 - 04:39 PM

THERE NOT SELLING!!!
last year eveyone got a new fwy wood and it alot bought rbz - the green one. and right not now the rbz2 is not any better. doen a lot fo launch monitor testing with fwy's and the rbz and rbz2 are dead even. my view..


Last year's RBZ is a great fairway wood, but the Stage 2 definitely has some advantages for certain players for sure. I wouldn't say that it's better for everyone, but the face depth and overall design of Stage 2 makes it easier to hit off the deck and achieve improved launch and spin for specific swing types. Some players who had great success with last year's RBZ may not see a big difference, but the spin rates generated with the various lofts made it more difficult to optimize trajectory for many players from a fitting standpoint. With the correct setup, there is no question that some guys are going to see noticeable gains in the Stage 2. However, some certainly will not. That's just about true of any model from one year to the next though with any company.


I agreee ^^^^
The standard stage 2 rocketballz is just some paint on the crown, they didnt change anything other than that.
the stage 2 tour version has an adjustable hosel, like last years r11s fw, but other than that nothing new. some will say the tour version with adjustable hosel and speed slot is better, but I just dont see it.

I have hit both and I am certain that it is not 10 yards longer than rocketballz for ME.

the stage 2 with its crown graphics is a tough sell, I will never play a stage 2 or r1. I have hit both and cant stand the graphics. I think taylormade really missed the mark this year and scarficed preformance for marketing.
Just my 2 cents.....

this is the first time I can say this but I'm very disappointed in taylormade this year. I might be swithching back to titleist...because I know they will never do that to the crown of a club.....
In the past it was all about preformance with taylormade clubs and marketing was second. it seems this year they got it backwards.....
Mike


I'm a huge fan and supporter of TM clubs obviously, but I will admit that I was not a fan of the new graphics when I FIRST saw them. Having played and tested the clubs extensively at this point, I can say that for me the graphics have more than grown on me. In fact, I feel that if you are open minded about it somewhat you will see that the crown graphics actually have a very noticeable impact on your alignment and awareness of where the face is aimed. I have never cared for any graphics on the crown of a club before in the past and could tolerate them at best, but I can with 100% honesty say that I actually PREFER to have them on the R1 and Stage 2 heads for performance reason after having used them for some time now as I truly feel as though they have helped me particularly with the R1 driver.

Now from a total performance stand point, I have to completely disagree with you that they sacrificed it for marketing. The R1 is super low spin, feels great, is very accurate, and pretty darn forgiving. R1 is hands down without question the best adjustable driver that I have ever hit from TM. It's not even close. I have always felt as though the R series drivers with the excpetion of the SQ 282 gave up distance to the Burner or RBZ line over the past 5-6 years in exchange for adjustability or looks. This year I feel like the R1 leaves NOTHING on the table from what I am seeing. Not only for myself, but with all of the players who I have fit since the R1 became available I am seeing that the CG offers much better launch and spin conditions than anything in the past or this type of head.

I'll go on record right now as saying that performance wise the R1 is the best TM driver that I have ever hit. It's impossible to compare previous generations to newer models because of advancemens in technology. However, I always like to compare newer heads to the competition and what it's up against at the time. IMO, the r510 TP was the best driver that I ever played since it was just THE driver at that time much like the Titleist 975D back in the late '90's. That said, I would personally put the R1 in that category and feel like it's a pretty noticeable and even drastic improvement for some over R11S. The numbers and results on the course show it as well. I have fit numerous players including two PGA Tour players with the R1 and all have seem some gain in distance in addition to the improved feel and accuracy that most find with R1. Biased as I might be, it's an awesome driver and isn't leaving my bag until they make something better.

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Posted 22 April 2013 - 05:44 PM

my numbers are going to be better for an R1, aren't they... :censored2: :censored2: :censored2: :censored2: :censored2:
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