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Do we actually need 14 clubs?

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Late this Summer I acquired a Shinagawa "split set" MB irons which consisted of 5 irons named 'long', 'mid', 'short', 'pitch' and 'sand.'   Well last weekend, on Veterans Day,  I decided to take this set out for a round at a short and narrow local course. Ended up 3 over par on a par 69.   Not bad ...

 

My set make up that day: 

 Grandista RS-D 9 deg / Loop GK 

 Modart MA01F 14 deg / Loop FW Seven

 Modart MA01H 19 deg / Crazy STP 85 

 Shinagawa Spilt Set / AMT Tour White S200

 Gold's Factory T-102 Prototype

(9 clubs)  

 

On some of the shots,  I had to choke down and hit 3/4 shots etc... trying to make the most out of the clubs I had. 

And it worked out pretty good.  When I hit the Shinagawa "Long"  irons, well it was really really satisfying as they are essentially a 5 iron in blade form. 

Only issue I have with the split set were with the wedges.... just a bit too bulky.   Next time around I will replace the Pitch (50) and Sand (58)  with my Matsuyama Cleveland 588 RTX2.0 50, 54 and 58.    Will increase the set to 10 cubs but still much lighter to haul around! 🙂  

"The Walking Golfers Society"  watch out!  Here I come!!

 

 

 

  

 

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i use about 20ona nirmal round 

usually 2drivers

3fwds

ute

7irons

3wedges

3  or.4 putters.

i try and just use 3 now and go 6holes.each.

 

9clubs in total.???!?!?!!?!!!!!??!

ok.

1+high loft driver like say my kamui pro kp07/ diamana x60x   10.5*

2-rc bbd type s  17* fw diamaana aliislei83s

3-honma di 21*

4-6i

5-7i

6-8i

7-pw

8-56*sw

9- putter.

 

yea can be done, but rather 20!

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yea can be done, but rather 20!  

 

I would hate it if I had to carry and walk 20 clubs in my bag!!   🙂  

 

 

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I’ve played a few marathon golf events. One was 72 holes walking (Sweden, sun barely sets in the summer) in one day but most have been 54. 7 clubs, walk, carry. I shot 67 in the third round once (par 71) but that is 22 years ago 😂

If I were doing a 7-club bag today it would be:

10.5* driver or 13* 3-wood 

20/21* di

6-iron

8-iron

50*

60*

putter

So, no, we don’t need 14 clubs. We need imagination. Playing with 3/5/7 clubs from time to time really helps in that dept.

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like that idea.

to be honest

howmany thimes  do  u use all the clubs in yr bag any way ?

 I played 27 yesterday and ran thru it

 hit  driver,3w,4w,di,5i,6i,7y,pw.56/60Z
so the 4, 8 , 9 and 52  went unused over 27 holes .

horse for courses  for sure.

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Fewer than fourteen clubs would work if the player got to design the clubs.  With the OEM determining the loft gap increments, fourteen aren't always enough.

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thats   certainly true

58 lw

53gw

48pw

43 

38

33

28

22 di ute long iron 

16* alt  fw wood

10driver

putter x2

yea  i cud easily.work with this set  upwould take that im between iron nonsnense thunkin g out out  my mind str8 away

 

 

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Wait! Trevino taped a Dr Pepper pop bottle to a stick and played golf with it. 

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hahhhaha.. yea well.., tin cup  used a rake, a shovel and  a.......

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One of my favorite flicks

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