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@  petter7 : (23 July 2014 - 09:28 PM) Based on 2013 accomplishments I don't think the "he's washed up" argument is valid. He's washed up because his game is rusty recovering from back surgery?? Maybe it's those gnarly jowls he's growing. :lol4: Posted Image
@  TWshoot67 : (23 July 2014 - 08:42 PM) That would still only be about 1/2 the wins of what Tiger will have when he hangs up the spikes.... But yet the haters will hate and that's life. Tiger still has 10 more years to win on PGA Tour .
@  TWshoot67 : (23 July 2014 - 08:39 PM) Well Dave we must be in the minority or too old to realize who's still one of the best golfers in the history of the game. When/ IF Rory and Speith have 50 wins in their careers then maybe I'll hold them in esteem with TIGER!
@  TWshoot67 : (23 July 2014 - 08:34 PM) Sorry MrParr1Noid, it was my auto spell check, I didn't even notice until you said that, No slip showing here.
@  petter7 : (23 July 2014 - 08:28 PM) Hmmm. Let's see…Tiger wins 5 times, leading money winner, player-of-the-year, #1 in the world, LAST YEAR!! And that was with a bad back!! Back is fixed with no more pain and he's still fit as any other tour player and he's washed up? LMAO
@  J13 : (23 July 2014 - 08:16 PM) Time will tell with Tiger but I hope Rory just doesn't disappear again for 2 years.
@  MrParr1Noid : (23 July 2014 - 08:15 PM) Then I suggest you re-read your response to me about 4 posts down. Your slip is showing .. :) .. Don't have time for your silly games either .. I"m out ..
@  TWshoot67 : (23 July 2014 - 07:56 PM) I don't know where you got shit 67 from shoot67 but it shows your mentality
@  TWshoot67 : (23 July 2014 - 07:53 PM) Tiger is far from done , he's got plenty of years to win b4 Champions Tour
@  MrParr1Noid : (23 July 2014 - 07:52 PM) I just have to laugh at that one TWshiit67, not about trashing Tiger but about Tiger's growning jowls like an old man.. :)
@  TWshoot67 : (23 July 2014 - 07:52 PM) Every time tiger doesn't win his career is over say so called experts then he rattles off 5 wins in one year, neither Rory or Speith have done that in any one season. And tiger diid it last year. Once Tiger plays a few more rounds he will win again.
@  TWshoot67 : (23 July 2014 - 07:49 PM) I just have to laugh at that one Mr Parr1Noid, not about protecting Tiger just laughing at GC proclaiming or anointing the next greatest every other week. Edit: Fixed Spelling,
@  MrParr1Noid : (23 July 2014 - 07:18 PM) Guys are so overly protective of Tiger. Tiger won't ever be the same (young) as he once was.. :) Guys like Rory and Speith are (younger) just coming into their game.. :) Tiger should be getting ready for the seniors tour cause he ain't never going to compete with these young guys again.
@  J13 : (23 July 2014 - 06:08 PM) haha agree TW. Speith is the new Rory?
@  TWshoot67 : (23 July 2014 - 04:24 PM) J- all it would take is for Speith to win his next outing or dare I say win the PGA and then he'd be the next great one! I mean he is 5 years younger then Rory!!
@  J13 : (23 July 2014 - 06:23 AM) I can't keep up with all of the "new" Tiger's in the game. I guess Speith is not in vogue anymore
@  ROBOPTI : (22 July 2014 - 11:20 AM) CALLAWAY V SERIES DRIVER PHOTO ON USGA LIST ;)
@  TWshoot67 : (21 July 2014 - 09:29 PM) Funny two weeks ago Adam Scott was the next coming of Tiger, now it's Rory again. neither can sniff what TIGER has done!
@  TWshoot67 : (21 July 2014 - 09:28 PM) J13 glad you said something, I have to laugh every time I watch or read anything from GC.
@  MrParr1Noid : (21 July 2014 - 08:14 PM) HossOnMoss, thanks for the welcome .. And? J13, when will Tiger be back .. LMAO .. :9:
@  J13 : (21 July 2014 - 07:50 PM) So all within a matter of days Rory is unstoppable, Tiger is finished, Fowler is now a rival of Rory?
@  drumdog : (21 July 2014 - 04:13 PM) Glad I could finally get on here. Not sure what my problem was, but now I'm here!
@  HossOnMoss : (21 July 2014 - 12:41 PM) Welcome to BSG MrParr1Noid...glad to have you here!
@  Dscvrr_St Louis : (21 July 2014 - 10:57 AM) Kudos to Fowler and Garcia for making a push and forcing Rory to play well to maintain his lead!!
@  ROBOPTI : (21 July 2014 - 10:25 AM) WHAT UP CREW ... BIG Congrats to Rory !!! Wouldn't you love to see him & Adam Scott show up at the same place with the MacDaddy A game going ... WOW
@  TWshoot67 : (20 July 2014 - 11:32 AM) Congrats to Rory on the win, also congrats to my man RF with a great showing in another major, should have one soon! Great playing boys!
@  MrParr1Noid : (19 July 2014 - 08:37 PM) Cool look'n site set up you all have here. Gracias for approving my new account @ BSG.. :thanks:

I look forward to contributing here @ BSG.. :thumbsup:
@  SirSaint77 : (18 July 2014 - 07:43 PM) Man Rory is ripping that driver with no fear. :yes:
@  TWshoot67 : (18 July 2014 - 02:47 PM) maybe the real bad weather will show up tomorrow... Tiger and phil will need some real bad weather and their A games to have any chance!
@  TWshoot67 : (17 July 2014 - 11:42 PM) Round 2 underway and sounds like Rain just started as first player tees off... Could be an interesting day :golf2: :badday:
@  TWshoot67 : (17 July 2014 - 03:47 AM) Watching some early morning OPEN Golf and pulling for TW and RF... :coffee: :golf: :golf:
@  TWshoot67 : (17 July 2014 - 01:19 AM) How many US East coast golf fans are waking up for THE OPEN 4:00am live coverage ESPN & ESPN3 for just Tiger! :yahoo: :yahoo: :golf:
@  J13 : (16 July 2014 - 05:39 AM) The Open is upon us !!
@  TWshoot67 : (14 July 2014 - 09:26 PM) Oh well I caved in, hard to resist especially when they are some one of a kind prizes.
@  TWshoot67 : (14 July 2014 - 07:04 PM) I'd enter this one 25 years ago when I had the swing speed to get one of those heads airborne for more then 50 yards.... :lol2: :lol3: :4:
@  TWshoot67 : (14 July 2014 - 07:03 PM) Nice Giveaway for the BIGHITTERS, Thanks Callaway & BSG! :golf: :golf: :golf:
@  ROBOPTI : (14 July 2014 - 06:07 PM) 2 CALLAWAY KINGS OF DISTANCE HEADS UP FOR GRABS - SEE DETAILS BELOW
@  petter7 : (14 July 2014 - 01:14 PM) I believe Mizuno measurements are without the grip on the club vs. Titleist with the grip installed.
@  HossOnMoss : (14 July 2014 - 10:42 AM) Correct. They measure differently and are actually the same length.
@  TJR : (14 July 2014 - 05:45 AM) Melonhead - 38" (Titleist) 37.75" (Mizuno) - difference is probably the way the clubs are measured.
@  MN NICE : (14 July 2014 - 05:27 AM) MONDAYS ARE FOR SUCKERS!
@  melonhead : (13 July 2014 - 09:56 PM) What is standard length for a 5 iron guys?
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@  FRAKETRAIN448 : (11 July 2014 - 11:22 AM) Heading to Kansas for LDA Region 5 Championships - It's X2HOT Bomb time.
@  TWshoot67 : (11 July 2014 - 11:18 AM) excellent, everybody loves giveaways... :thumbsup: :banana1: :banana1: :banana1:
@  ROBOPTI : (11 July 2014 - 10:48 AM) What a week !!! .. Couple really cool give aways coming ;)
@  ROBOPTI : (11 July 2014 - 10:48 AM) TGIF !!! .. WOW
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@  TWshoot67 : (10 July 2014 - 02:28 PM) Here's something for the insane golfers
@  J13 : (09 July 2014 - 07:21 PM) you guys are insane :) Lets all chat more and start threads. It takes everyone to keep the place interesting!
@  TWshoot67 : (09 July 2014 - 07:13 PM) but I'm afraid to start a thread, people may make fun of me... :9: :crazy: :comp03:
@  Knudson81 : (09 July 2014 - 02:53 PM) I did my part today! Tomorrow I am thinking about starting one "Things smaller than ROBO's hands"!
@  J13 : (09 July 2014 - 02:36 PM) More people need to start threads. Simple.
@  ROBOPTI : (08 July 2014 - 10:56 PM) Nope .. LOTS of viewers & repliers .. but it seems NO starters ... strange - like people are apprehensive to start threads .. server traffic is high actually
@  yardsonthetable : (08 July 2014 - 07:23 PM) Is this site dead now?
@  SOU812 : (08 July 2014 - 05:38 PM) My bad!! :spank: I know I read somewhere that she liked girls. But then again, EVERTHING on the internet is true!! :thumbsup: :lol3:
@  TWshoot67 : (07 July 2014 - 11:29 AM) I'd say she likes men!
@  TWshoot67 : (07 July 2014 - 11:28 AM) Ronda talks about sex on a few shows but here's a link from Conan
@  ROBOPTI : (06 July 2014 - 02:46 PM) You do realize her boyriend is her ring manager ... she shoots straight as an arrow
@  youngwaldo : (06 July 2014 - 02:05 PM) @Sou812 - Really?!? I didnt know that.
@  SOU812 : (06 July 2014 - 12:01 PM) @ROBOPTI - the only problem with that photo is that she like girls as much as you do!!
@  TWshoot67 : (05 July 2014 - 10:42 PM) So much for owning WEIDMAN 4 rounds to 1 on my scorecard! How about Ronda Rousey,,,DAMN!!!
@  ROBOPTI : (05 July 2014 - 05:09 PM) UFC175 - LYOTO MACHIDA is going to own Weidman ,,, and Rousey - What's not to love about this Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
@  HossOnMoss : (05 July 2014 - 02:01 PM) @Houstonhacker, the LH items are listed in with all of the other item listings. If there is anything in particular that you want, just shoot me a PM or email and I can help you out.
@  Houstonhacker : (05 July 2014 - 09:54 AM) In the past didn't the BSG for-sale forum have a left-hand section? Am I overlooking it?
@  BingHogan : (04 July 2014 - 09:41 PM) Garsen Grip - 24 putts yesterday, not bad... I'm going to sell theses things!
@  youngwaldo : (04 July 2014 - 10:03 AM) I want to see the TM UDI come to retail soon. Anyone know?
@  TJR : (02 July 2014 - 07:30 PM) Haven't seen anything yet. Not sure how Mizuno will improve on the MP-64 or MP-4? I'll have a set of MP-4s someday...
@  BingHogan : (02 July 2014 - 06:03 PM) Should be seeing new MP irons soon! Anyone know of anything yet?
@  TWshoot67 : (02 July 2014 - 01:16 PM) heck that Canadian youngster Raonic had like 37/38 aces in quarters I believe, WOW!!!
@  TWshoot67 : (02 July 2014 - 01:12 PM) I'm pulling for Fed, although these young guns are looking good... and I mean guns 135mph serves with ease! The future looks bright for Tennis!
@  ROBOPTI : (02 July 2014 - 08:28 AM) To you tennis fans ... IF you are watching right bow .. How good is this Dimitrov. He has a hammer serve/forehand - and is dropping dimes on Murray Posted Image
@  ROBOPTI : (02 July 2014 - 08:25 AM) weaves .. HOSS is gonna PM ya ;)
@  weaves25 : (02 July 2014 - 07:55 AM) ROBO...HOSS...Can you confirm the paypal email address for purchases...Thanks!
@  ROBOPTI : (02 July 2014 - 07:41 AM) Can't wait to hear what you guys think about em ,,, They look amazing !!!
@  HossOnMoss : (01 July 2014 - 07:33 PM) Congrats to Bigskydog and SOU812 on winning the Diamana Plus+ shaft giveaway!!!
@  Armyguy13 : (01 July 2014 - 06:17 PM) Any news on who won the giveaway?
@  ROBOPTI : (30 June 2014 - 10:07 AM) Oh great ... Aaron & Trent on board ... half my age - and twice as deep with driver ... F**** YOU both ... HUGS !!!!
@  BobLobLaw : (30 June 2014 - 08:24 AM) Thought you wanted a new nickname maneater? lol
@  CallawayAaron : (29 June 2014 - 08:49 PM) Just Joined the Forum, whats good? - Maneater
@  Bigskydog : (29 June 2014 - 06:20 PM) Forget I said anything. Raining
@  slick : (29 June 2014 - 05:30 PM) Will it ever stop raining??? Course needs jon boats not golf carts....
@  Bigskydog : (29 June 2014 - 12:46 PM) Not raining in here!!!! Can't go out anyway ;-( :violin:
@  BingHogan : (28 June 2014 - 08:49 AM) Garsen Grip on my BB37 - drilling em!
@  J13 : (25 June 2014 - 05:59 PM) HIGH SPEED VIDEO ADDED to the Tiger Woods Quicken Loans National thread !!!!
@  J13 : (25 June 2014 - 05:33 PM) Taylormade Lethal Practice balls on Woot for $9.99 / dozen !!!!!!
@  J13 : (24 June 2014 - 07:55 PM) PICS are up from my day out at the Quicken Loans National.
@  HossOnMoss : (24 June 2014 - 02:52 PM) Giveaway posted in the Tour Forum to win a Mitsubishi 2nd Generation Diamana Plus+ Tour IP edition shaft!!!
@  FRAKETRAIN448 : (24 June 2014 - 02:10 PM) My ForeSight GC2 arrived today - I AM JACKED...
@  rfdegen : (24 June 2014 - 10:12 AM) Am loving the new Ping Ketsch putter!
@  HossOnMoss : (24 June 2014 - 10:08 AM) Check out the TOUR Forum for details on Mitsubishi's new Diamana Plus+ line debuting this week on tour. Giveway coming shortly!!!
@  HossOnMoss : (23 June 2014 - 05:51 PM) Got in an early shipment of Cally MD 2 Tour Grind wedges in along with BB Pro fwys....SWEET heads!!!!
@  J13 : (22 June 2014 - 07:40 PM) In God WIE trust!!! She is getting hotter by the second.
@  TWshoot67 : (22 June 2014 - 03:57 PM) The weight has been lifted Michelle is a U.S. Open winner! Congratulations, well deserved :4: :banana1: :smilie_nike: :kev:
@  TWshoot67 : (22 June 2014 - 03:47 PM) This is a new Michelle Wie, she has really stepped up after that double! Great job Michelle!

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Posted 13 June 2013 - 07:05 PM

Does anyone have any info on the aldila atx shafts? Supposedly they are super hot on tour but long story short I hit the atx 65 blue x shaft and I was bombing it.

I'm currently playing fubuki k which is supposed to be high launch but I was launching the atx blue way higher with little spin

They say its a mid launch and the green is low launch from what I was told and the shaft felt really really smooth

I've never like aldila shafts. I've tried many and hit them all equally shitty for some reason but this thing seeems legit for me.....

There is very little info that I could find on it but I launched it noticeably higher than my k with same weight and flex???,

Anyone else try them??
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Posted 13 June 2013 - 08:30 PM

Some info I found on these shafts. The tour green is a low launching and spinning shaft based of the NV. The tour blue is a high launching and low spinning shaft based off the VS Proto.
I did read that there is supposedly a tour silver version also. There was nothing said about it's specs or profile.

Here is a list of tour players playing each (From March 2013):


Tour Green:
Robert Allenby-Tour Green 65-Driver
Arjun Atwal-Tour Green 85-Hybrid
Angel Cabrera-Tour Green 75-Driver
Angel Cabrera Jr.-Tour Green 75-Driver
Rafael Campos-Tour Green 65-Driver
James Driscoll-Tour Green 105-Hybrid
Ken Duke-Tour Green 65-Driver, 75-3 wood
Jim Furyk-Tour Green 75-Driver
Scott Gardiner-Tour Green 75-3 wood
Lucas Glover-Tour Green 75-Driver, 95-3 wood
Ryuji Imada-Tour Green 65-Driver
Matteo Manassero-Tour Green 65-Driver
Steve Marino-Tour Green 85-3 wood
Chez Reavie-Tour Green 65-Driver
Andres Romero-Tour Green 65-Driver
Shawn Stefani-Tour Green 85-Hybrid
Lee Westwood-Tour Green 65-Driver,75-3 wood, 85-Hybrid

Tour Blue
Arjun Atwal-Tour Blue 85-Hybrid
Cameron Beckman-Tour Blue 75-Driver,85-hybrids
Greg Chamlers-Tour Blue 85-3 wood
Scott Gardiner-Tour Blue 65-Driver
David Lingmerth-Tour Blue 75-3 wood
David Lynn-Tour Blue 75-3wood
John Mallinger-Tour Blue 65-Driver
Ryan Moore-Tour Blue 65-Driver
Chez Reavie-Tour Blue 75-3 wood, 85 hybrid
Wes Short Jr-Tour Blue 95-3 wood
Vaughn Taylor-Tour Blue 85,3 wood & 5 wood
David Toms-Tour Blue 65-Driver

Couple of pics I found:

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mjl, I did find this review from a guy that has hit these shafts. I'm not sure what his skill level is though. Might be helpful to you...


These shafts have very active middle sections. They spun a bit more than I would prefer and launched a tad higher. I'm keeping the Tour AD BB7x in the bag for now. If I had to describe an ATX, it's like a combo of a RIP Beta and a Phenom. Or perhaps a Phenom with an even softer mid section. So stiff butt, soft mid, stiff tip. I definetly preferred the Tour Green over the Tour Blue. The few I did hit well were higher launching with mid spin. Distance was ok but not much roll for me. My hard late release I kept getting stuck or losing feeling of where the driver head was. I let my buddy hit a few with my driver, we thought he absolutely killed one and it ended up next to his gamer 3W (which he absolutely crushes every time.) Both were dead center of the FWY, 285y out, but spin made the ATX rise and distance suffered. It may not be for me but for guys with a smoother transition I bet it feels nice with perfect kick and the spin you want. Obviously it works for Carbrera who used to play the ProtoPype. Each swing is different, so don't judge the shaft by my critique. Maybe some more who have hit it can chime in how it performed for them. Its obviously popular on tour, maybe tipping and length are critical? I tipped both mine 3/4" and played them around 45.5", choked up to 45".
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Posted 19 June 2013 - 05:26 PM

mjl, here's the aldila Rogue prototype shaft Westwood is using you may find interesting. Might be the silver version I heard about.

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 02:05 PM

I came across the blue version 75 X in a G25 9.5 that had been owned by a champions tour member. I currently game a 8.5 Razr Fit with AD DI 6x tipped an inch. ATX blue had no tipping to my knowledge. Hit 25 or so balls on the launch monitor. Felt very smooth. Launch and spin were a bit high compared to my current set up. With the proper tipping or in the Green version, it might be a better fit for me. Could definitely see this being a solid shaft based off my limited experience with it.
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Posted 20 June 2013 - 08:21 PM

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mjl, here's the aldila Rogue prototype shaft Westwood is using you may find interesting. Might be the silver version I heard about.

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So Lee Westwood is hitting a 10.5?
I had to go to an 8 degree to keep spin off and really struggle to hit the driver on off days....
I would be more than willing to bet he has a negative attack angle........
How the hell is he hitting a 10.5 or 11.5 with a 65 gram shaft? Do they tip it 8 inches???
I am thinking he must have a 10.5 that is cast really open???

Id love to have the forgiveness of higher lofted head but into the wind I hit parachuters.....
Anyone got any input on this?????

My experience is you can only affect spin so much with shafts until you have to decrease loft.....

I had a titleist head 9.5 and tried 20 different shat an tipping schemes and always poofed it into the wind

Finally I got an 8 from hoss and its a penetrating ball flight but much harder to hit and turn over.... The titleist was a retail head

Do these guys go higher loft and really open to get penetrating trajectory?

Seems its the same thing Michelson has always fought ...... going to real low lofts to keep spin down

even my super deep 9.5 into the wind hits poofers

any thoughts???

I see these guys like Westwood and Dustin Johnson hitting these high lofted drivers and it makes me wanna cry

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 09:54 PM

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Id love to have the forgiveness of higher lofted head but into the wind I hit parachuters.....
Anyone got any input on this?????

I see these guys like Westwood and Dustin Johnson hitting these high lofted drivers and it makes me wanna cry


Two words mjl...

SPIN LOFT

That's the angle created between the club direction (AoA) and the club oreientation (Dynamic Loft). The greater that angle is, the
more spin there will be imparted to the ball. I would bet Westwood has a flat AoA (zero degrees) and he keeps the delivered loft
from being increased with his release.

If you want to lower spin and avoid that parachute ball flight, control the angle between your AoA and dynamic loft at impact. You
can effect the spin loft with a lower lofted driver, but, if your swing has a tendency to produce a higher degree of spin loft, you'll
get too much spin anyways. A really stiff shaft and low lofted club can be effective in reducing spin, but, for a lot of amateurs who
have good swing speed and a high spin loft, it's really just a band aid solution.

Flatten out that AoA and control that delivered dynamic loft at impact and hit the ball on the right place of the club face and you'll
never balloon another tee shot again. That's assuming you have a quality shaft/club/ball setup.

Plenty of information to be had on the internet...just google "Spin Loft" and click on images and you'll see plenty on the subject.
You can then go to the web pages from the pics to get further explanatioins.

Here's a video that explains spin loft...


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7zCgkXvJYlw
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Posted 20 June 2013 - 10:17 PM

Two words mjl...

SPIN LOFT

That's the angle created between the club direction (AoA) and the club oreientation (Dynamic Loft). The greater that angle is, the
more spin there will be imparted to the ball. I would bet Westwood has a flat AoA (zero degrees) and he keeps the delivered loft
from being increased with his release.

If you want to lower spin and avoid that parachute ball flight, control the angle between your AoA and dynamic loft at impact. You
can effect the spin loft with a lower lofted driver, but, if your swing has a tendency to produce a higher degree of spin loft, you'll
get too much spin anyways. A really stiff shaft and low lofted club can be effective in reducing spin, but, for a lot of amateurs who
have good swing speed and a high spin loft, it's really just a band aid solution.

Flatten out that AoA and control that delivered dynamic loft at impact and hit the ball on the right place of the club face and you'll
never balloon another tee shot again. That's assuming you have a quality shaft/club/ball setup.

Plenty of information to be had on the internet...just google "Spin Loft" and click on images and you'll see plenty on the subject.
You can then go to the web pages from the pics to get further explanatioins.

Here's a video that explains spin loft...


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7zCgkXvJYlw

You think Westwood is flat Aoa?

I would think he's hitting down but maybe not

I heard tour average is -1, I'm about -2

I saw somehwere Justin rose was playing 9.3 and 6 degrees open maybe ??!

I'm thinking they gotta all be opening the shot out of their drivers
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Posted 20 June 2013 - 11:35 PM

You think Westwood is flat Aoa?

I would think he's hitting down but maybe not

I heard tour average is -1, I'm about -2

I saw somehwere Justin rose was playing 9.3 and 6 degrees open maybe ??!

I'm thinking they gotta all be opening the shot out of their drivers


I'm pretty sure that Rose's specs for the face angle are including the sole dial being set open on his R1 which does not affect loft. So, his head isn't delofted as you would think.

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Posted 21 June 2013 - 02:16 PM

I'm pretty sure that Rose's specs for the face angle are including the sole dial being set open on his R1 which does not affect loft. So, his head isn't delofted as you would think.

Hoss

Do you think that may be accurate as to the trend on tour? Higher loft but more open faces to flatten out trajectory or no?

I cant believe Lee Westwood could hit an 11.5.

I heard nick watney hits a 12 and he can move it
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Posted 21 June 2013 - 07:44 PM

Hoss

Do you think that may be accurate as to the trend on tour? Higher loft but more open faces to flatten out trajectory or no?

I cant believe Lee Westwood could hit an 11.5.

I heard nick watney hits a 12 and he can move it



I saw a spec sheet that someone posted a long time ago, claiming that Tiger is actually hitting close to 11* loft driver despite it's stamped 8.5* on the head.

I do agree that it is all the result of your swing and tendencies. Getting the right shaft-head combo worked, but it can only help you so much.

IMO the easiest way if to fix your -ve AoA and check your impact point on the face of your driver. I do not think -2 AoA alone will create a a parachute. Just my 2-cents
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Posted 21 June 2013 - 08:10 PM

I saw a spec sheet that someone posted a long time ago, claiming that Tiger is actually hitting close to 11* loft driver despite it's stamped 8.5* on the head.

I do agree that it is all the result of your swing and tendencies. Getting the right shaft-head combo worked, but it can only help you so much.

IMO the easiest way if to fix your -ve AoA and check your impact point on the face of your driver. I do not think -2 AoA alone will create a a parachute. Just my 2-cents

Ill tell you what else I think is crazy is that with all the movements in a golf swing that a 1 degree difference in driver loft can consistently make such a dramatic difference in flight and performance.

I mean think about all the factors and movements coming into impact and 1 degree makes a difference.....

That's frickin nuts to me....

And no Im not stoned right now....

Edited by mjl, 21 June 2013 - 08:12 PM.

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Posted 28 November 2013 - 08:14 AM

Now that RIP iron shafts are taking over this boards buzz, does anyone have feedback on the new Aldila ATX shafts specifically the blue?
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Posted 28 November 2013 - 10:00 AM

D, I'm playing the ATX blue 85 tx flex in my stage 2 hl 3wood. was playing the di8x. feel is the same to me, but on my trackman, little higher launch and little less spin. after about 40 balls each going back and forth, 9 carry yards on average with the blue, but the dispersion was significantly better with blue. im one of the lucky few with a rouge (#29 of 50) thats in my sldr 10.5. now that combo is completely ridiculous
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