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@  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
@  J13 : (04 September 2014 - 07:37 AM) Can anyone else NOT post pics from an Ipad ??? I get an ERROR every time
@  melonhead : (02 September 2014 - 12:10 PM) Tour proto jetspeed
@  HossOnMoss : (01 September 2014 - 09:33 PM) Std Jetspeed tour 3 wood or the proto head?
@  melonhead : (01 September 2014 - 07:15 PM) How long would a tour issue jetspeed 3 wood play with a 42 1/2 inch shaft?
@  ROBOPTI : (31 August 2014 - 01:42 PM) 0xh

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Best/Most Popular Wedge On Tour


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#1 Team Noonan

 
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Posted 27 June 2010 - 05:57 PM

What is the best/most popular wedge on tour among staffers and non staffers???
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Posted 27 June 2010 - 06:45 PM

Vokey wedges are the most popular. If you are trying to come up with suggestions for new wedges, you shouldn't follow the trends. Look into a company that has alot of options and what works best for you. Scratch makes great wedges and has probably the best wedge options on the market. To me wedges are the most important clubs in my bag and I play what works best regardless of brand or popularity.
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Posted 27 June 2010 - 07:00 PM

KZG also makes a great wedge. I have the TRS Forged with the satin finish. they are great.
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Posted 27 June 2010 - 07:21 PM

Vokey, Cleveland, Callaway and Taylormade would be the obvious ones that are most popular on tour
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Posted 27 June 2010 - 08:30 PM

What is the best/most popular wedge on tour among staffers and non staffers???



As everyone has stated the major companies are the most popular but scratch golf makes some great wedges and highly customizable. Most important thing is getting the correct lofts and correct grinds.

http://scratchgolf.com/
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Posted 28 June 2010 - 09:53 AM

As everyone has stated the major companies are the most popular but scratch golf makes some great wedges and highly customizable. Most important thing is getting the correct lofts and correct grinds.

http://scratchgolf.com/



Definitely agree 100%. The most important part about buying wedges isn't what anyone else is using; it is what is right for you. It depends largely on your swing, set makeup, and what shots you want to hit. There are so many factors that go into these things, though (like playing surface, sand texture, loft requirements, etc...) that you really need to consult with someone qualified to point you in the right direction. If you can't do an in person consultation and fitting, your next best thing is to do it over the phone or via email.
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Posted 28 June 2010 - 10:31 AM

I've heard from 2 different Tour players that the TM wedges with the new Z-TP faces really spin a lot less than the C-C Vokeys. Several guys have gone away from the TM wedges as a result. I played with my brother on the weekend and he was using the Z-TP and there were a few times where he hit shots that should have stopped even with the new grooves and they just rolled out that little bit more than expected...... One chip out of the rough it was very noticeable..... Granted it was the only time he was in the rough and the grooves didn't stop him from making 9 birdies......

I will say that the 48* head he has is the best looking wedge I've ever seen.
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Posted 28 June 2010 - 04:15 PM

Grinds can obviously be customized, so the sole shouldn't be a major issue if you are looking to find the best wedges for your game and are willing to go the custom route which is key if you truly want to play what is best for your game. Otherwise, it comes down to finding a head that suits your eye and finding one that has the best performance in terms of the grooves which I think gets overlooked and taken for granted more than just about anything else when it comes to wedges.

Eventhough there are limitations and maximum requirements when it comes to groove volume, depth, spacing, and edge radius, it does not mean that all grooves are basically designed to perform to the max and will all be the same. The spin and consistency (or lack thereof) that is created by some of the more poorly designed heads that are out there can really cost you strokes whether the average player realizes it or not. It doesn't matter if you have the most perfectly crafted and fit wedge grind if the head that it is applied to is poorly designed or cheaply manufactured. You may prefer Ping, Cleveland, Titleist, TM, or Callaway wedges which is fine. But, I would suggest not taking the grooves in a head for granted and assuming that it's just all about the right loft, bounce, and look of a wedge. They are some of the most important clubs in your bag and in general are probably the most poorly fit ones as well simply because a lot of golfers take the choices that they have for granted and do not realize the performance differences that exist as you we all know and expect in a driver for instance.

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Posted 01 July 2010 - 08:38 AM

When I look at bag pics posted on this site and others. I see vokey wedges in more pro bags that are not on staff with them then any other. Mostly you see others playing the 60's. I think the reason is they feel softest and spin hard. All the wedges also have different feel from really firm to soft.
 
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Posted 01 July 2010 - 09:44 AM

When I look at bag pics posted on this site and others. I see vokey wedges in more pro bags that are not on staff with them then any other. Mostly you see others playing the 60's. I think the reason is they feel softest and spin hard. All the wedges also have different feel from really firm to soft.
 


I agree. From what I've seen, more non-staffers will play vokeys than any other brand. I'd say Cleveland is second with callaway being third. You don't see too many non-staffers playing Ping (except when the Eye2 was briefly allowed this year) or TM lately. Other than that, I think the rest play the brand they are on staff with. Obviously, there are the exceptions like the guys playing Fourteen wedges.
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