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#1 Sully

 
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Posted 25 November 2009 - 11:57 AM

I currently game a Sonartec 13 degree with an X Flex Vista Pro 90. It has been a great club, but I was wondering what everyone else is gaming, particularly a 3 wood to primarily hit off of the tee?
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Posted 25 November 2009 - 12:02 PM

Adams 5050 or Taylormade R7 Ti Tour. If pure distance is what you want, 13 degree in either will give it to you. No other two 3 woods have as high a pure ball speed.

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Posted 25 November 2009 - 12:24 PM

I have the R9 3 wood in 13* and love it.
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Posted 25 November 2009 - 12:35 PM

Adams 5050 13* with Altus.
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Posted 25 November 2009 - 02:47 PM

Adams 5050 13* with Altus.


I'd agree on the Adams 5050 13* and whatever shaft fits your swing... although Altus seems to be a good all around choice.
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Posted 25 November 2009 - 04:06 PM

I currently game a Sonartec 13 degree with an X Flex Vista Pro 90. It has been a great club, but I was wondering what everyone else is gaming, particularly a 3 wood to primarily hit off of the tee?


I would add that a 13* metal wood should be considered a 2 wood, especially given many of us are now playing 10* drivers or higher.
That said, pure tee club distance for me no question the new Tour Edge CB3tour 15*-3 wood.

If you wanted something with a no left bias that was easier to hit off the deck but slightly shorter in tee distance I would add the new Ping I15 14*...shallower face, slight fade bias making it nearly impossibe to smother hook.
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Posted 25 November 2009 - 04:22 PM

The longest 3 wood I ever hit was my 15* 970 series Titleist with a Graffaloy prolite. I had many 280-300 yard drives when hit on the screws ( well not that many ...but you know). Problem was it wasn't the most forgiving but it was LONG! So unless you got a super grooved swing I'll stick with my TM HFS 15* with my Fuji 771 TA. I would like to try that TM ti since it's a nice looking head very similar to my HFS in my opinion as far as shape. I'm sure Todd would know which head is deeper face but they look close from pics I've seen posted here.

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Posted 25 November 2009 - 04:41 PM

Adams 5050 or Taylormade R7 Ti Tour. If pure distance is what you want, 13 degree in either will give it to you. No other two 3 woods have as high a pure ball speed.

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Both good clubs, but nothing touches the 970 or TEE CB series IMHO.
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Posted 26 November 2009 - 02:57 AM

Another vote for the 5050. Mine is a 13* bent 1* so plays somewhere near 12*.
My swing suits the code series so matched with a code 8 this makes one long 3 wood!
Saying that, probably more of a fairway driver!!
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Posted 26 November 2009 - 07:09 AM

My longest to date is my HFS 13.5° with a Code 6

Best 3 wood I have owned and I have had a few!

2nd was a 14° R7 st with a Pershing 65
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Posted 26 November 2009 - 07:15 AM

I have a special ERC 3+ wood 12.5deg with a Graf Blue. This club is a monster 'stinger' club but I only use it when I play links golf as it's too long for my home course.
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Posted 26 November 2009 - 08:43 AM

My current Cally X-Hot 13* 3-wood is the longest I've ever hit and will only leave when they can pry it from my cold dead hands. Nuff said.
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Posted 26 November 2009 - 09:03 AM

Here's another vote for the Adams 5050 3 wood. My old TM V-Steel 13* 3 wood (tour issue) is not far behind.

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Posted 26 November 2009 - 10:07 AM

Here's another vote for the Adams 5050 3 wood. My old TM V-Steel 13* 3 wood (tour issue) is not far behind.

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That was gonna be my two votes as well. Neither are the most forgiving but they make "ball go far".
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Posted 26 November 2009 - 10:21 AM

I hit a TourIssue Adams BTY 12.5* that was a few degrees open, effective loft was probably around 10*, and that thing was just a rocket launcher.

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Posted 26 November 2009 - 10:34 AM

Adams 5050, I almost hit it too far sometimes. I got it for 240ish yd drives on tight par 4's, but I can hit it that far off the fairway.
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Posted 26 November 2009 - 09:18 PM

ss-o3 15* sonartec with purple ice 85.. that was a few years ago.. now- exotics tour spec 4wd.. Kai'Li 80 stiff. bomber.. for me..
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Posted 28 November 2009 - 09:39 AM

I've played most of the TM 3 woods extensively and have found R9 13* to be the deepest of them all.Posted Image
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Posted 30 November 2009 - 09:27 AM

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My current Cally X-Hot 13* 3-wood is the longest I've ever hit and will only leave when they can pry it from my cold dead hands. Nuff said.



The X Hot 3-wood is an extension of Callaway Golf’s X Fairway Woods line, with a larger head volume (202 cc’s) and shallow face for increased forgiveness and confidence. Big enough to double as a driving club, its low leading edge means it’s effective from tight lies or the rough.

455 Carpenter Steel Face
The lighter, stronger steel face provides increased ball speed off the clubface resulting in unmatched distance from a Callaway Golf 3-wood. The steel face also enables our engineers to increase the clubhead volume for a higher Moment of Inertia (MOI), greater forgiveness and stability, and more confidence at address.

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The Fujikura Banzai shaft provides great feel and exceptional control to complement the X Hot clubhead features. At 44 inches, it offers increased clubhead speed for increased distance.
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Posted 30 November 2009 - 09:35 AM

The best for me is by far the TM R7 13* with a Rombax 75gr Stiff an good backup is the Cleveland XLS 13* with graffaloy nano 65gr Stiff
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Posted 30 November 2009 - 01:20 PM

Mine longest to date is a R7TP 13 degree with a Prolaunch Blue, it is a rocket launcher for me.
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Posted 30 November 2009 - 02:07 PM

Adams 5050 by miles and I've tried a lot of the ones mentioned here :P
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Posted 01 December 2009 - 05:53 AM

I'm playing and don't plan to replace for sometime a tour issued burner 3 wood with a matrix code 8 shaft. I assume it is the HFS head 2007 model.

I bought from a guy on the BSG sell/trade.

The club is absolutely hot and feels like butter! It sets up really nice to ball and is easy to work high,low, left, or right.
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Posted 01 December 2009 - 10:40 AM

For me it's been the 5050 or the Burner TP '07. Both are almost as long as many drivers.
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Posted 01 December 2009 - 11:12 AM

For pure distance I have not hit anything that compares to TEE line up.
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