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Until the 1970s, steel iron shafts only came in taper tip so tipping those 2" would make them useless to install in an iron head. Texsport Callaway EPIC SubZero 10.5*/Mitsubishi Tensei Orange V2 60TX Prototype Titleist 915 15*/Fubuki K 80X Titleist 915 18*/Fubukik K 80X Titleist 913 Hybrid 21*/Tour Blue 90X MacGregor PRO M 5-PM/Aldila RIP I also think people are possibly denying the fact that perhaps Hogan wasn't as precise as they thought with his equipment. It actually encourages rotation, unlike the upright standards of today that promote no rotation. Source

A Titleist driver today has a 59* lie angle, and their wedges are 64*, a 5* spread. You cannot create polls in this forum. There is something on your question in the Afternoon with Hogan book I referenced in an above post. It is no secret that golf is full of self-professed experts who claim Hogan did this or that to promote their own theories, no matter how unlikely or unproven. http://www.golfdigest.com/story/ben-hogan-secret-clubfitting

Ben Hogan Personal Irons

Hogan irons always had an "E", or Equalizer in place of the pitching wedge. Get your HoganFit personal bag mapping analysis here to see how your current set gapping might be costing you precision and accuracy. It was not a coat hanger but a piece of string.I worked for the Hogan Company from 1989 - 1991 and I saw first hand how they put this string under in late 1953.

Lots of factors here. Kelly used it to finish T-9 while ranking third in putts per round.NEW STUFFFacebookPinterestcallaway-speed-regime-golf-ball.jpg PRICE: $48/doz. (Three models: 1, 2, 3)Patrick Reed used a version of the SR3, a five-piece ball Hogan. My 4-iron is at 59.5.

So the point is - we develop fitting parameters for shaft fitting but when a player has a very specific feel preference for the shaft, the textbook fitting techniques can get Ben Hogan Apex Iron Specs I did not notice that the sole angles were "scoop" which is what they would have to be if they "sat 5 deg open". I find is strange that Stallings would speak at all about tipping iron shafts. http://3jack.blogspot.com/2012/07/ben-hogans-true-equipment-specifications.html But, we have to understand that for every ½" difference in shaft length.

The biggest difference is this: I was in the fairway FAR more often with the Ben Hogan C-S3! All rights reservedCNMN Collection Jump to content Search Advanced Search section: This topic ForumsMembersHelp Files Gallery Calendar Blogs Pages Sign In Create Account Home Tour Opinion Equipment Instruction WITB Store User ProfileView All Posts by UserView Thanks john Hodgen #7 Posted : Saturday, March 05, 2011 3:47:18 PM(UTC) Rank: NewbieJoined: 3/5/2011(UTC)Posts: 0 Irishjj. A Hands-on Approach To Clubfitt…The LoopCold facts about golf ballsAccessibility HelpSubscriptionSubscribeManage SubscriptionGive a GiftInternational SubscriptionResourcesContact UsAccessibility HelpReprints/PermissionsGolf Digest Media KitGolf World Media KitSite MapProducts & ServicesGolf Digest ShopGolf Digest PerksGolf Digest

Ben Hogan Apex Iron Specs

It also mentions his specs in the book. their explanation Smith says he's watching Golf Channel instead of the NBA PlayoffsMay 9, 2017Show MoreRelatedThe LoopHogan's secret? Ben Hogan Personal Irons Even though it only measures 420 cc, this is one of the best drivers ever made after 2003 IMHO. Ben Hogan Golf Clubs History Primary Navigation - Desktop (Vertical) Equipment Reviews TOP GEAR 2017 Equipment Features Golf Clubs Golf Balls Golf Shoes Golf Bags Golf Clothing Golf Trolleys GPS & Rangefinders Golf Accessories Insurance Golf

so I ended up buying another one with a little less loft 8.5, it's not as long as my Cobra S9-1 but it sure is straight and yea I carry 2 this contact form they were also ground very flat both from face to back as well as from heel to toe. We believe this will be a much better solution. You can not login or register. Ben Hogan Vintage Golf Clubs

That equates to 1° in effective lie angle. This one stays in the bag however. Would love to stick a set in my Mizuno irons to see how they work for me. have a peek here A buddy of mine has one.

Henley regularly has his putter inspected because the long neck makes it more likely that the loft or lie will get unintentionally altered when traveling. . . . Today, most clubs start with 1 degree bounce on the 3-iron and progressively move up 1 degree of bounce per club, resulting in a pitching wedge with 8 degrees bounce. It was a local PGA pro here in DFW who seemed to know Hogan clubs very well.

All in all if you found a set of vintage clubs with these numbers you'd have to say they're a bit short but not much and standard spec.

One day hit a buddy's five iron with an Apex 5 and fell in love. Your review title You must enter a title. Signup Thanks for signing up! Those are verified by laser yardage finders or in league competition.

This begs the questions: where did he get the shafts for the shortest clubs and what flex were they? The number on each iron reflects its exact loft, rather than a “5”, “7” or “P”. What he observed was entirely consistent with what Jody Vasquez and Tom Wishon wrote about Hogan's lie angle. http://cieib.org/ben-hogan/ben-hogan-woods-value.html The Aldila shaft is great its around $80 on its own so for the money you get a great combo of shaft and driver head.

Your email address You must enter a valid email address. And when I say woods I mean wooden woods in his bag in 1987. I tried every new driver at any price. Hogan's bounce angles, however, were all over the lot from minus-2 degrees on his 4-iron, to 5 degrees on his pitching wedge.

Create a FREE GolfWRX account here. 1 #2 1badbadger 1badbadger Member Advanced Members 75 posts Member #: 18031 Joined: 08/17/2006 Location:Fort Worth, TX Handicap:6 GolfWRX Likes : 9 0 While I admire Jody Vasquez's book, Afternoons with Mr Hogan, I don't find his numbers on the lie angle of his clubs to be credible. It's been more than 20 yrs so my recollection of the small details is not that good. The four-time major champion employed Adams' new Tight Lies model for his 3- and 5-woods (14 and 19 degrees, respectively). . . .

Tipping the would in such a way is perfectly reasonable. He inserted two extra cleats in the middle of his left golf shoe for added traction and also inserted an extra screw in the middle of the insert of his fairway However, I will assume that Hogan used the same length irons as his practice set.Here's a look at the lie angle specs:1-iron: 54.6°2-iron: 55.6°3-iron: 57.2°4-iron: not available5-iron: 59.3°6-iron: 60.2°7-iron: 61.7°8-iron: 61.7°9-iron: Back to top 11 #12 rich13 rich13 Advanced Advanced Members 270 posts Member #: 63637 Joined: 08/19/2008 Location:Cheltenham, UK GolfWRX Likes : 139 0 Feedback Score Posted 19 September

I have a couple of clubs bent to five degrees flat and this seems reasonable. Had a Mactec nvg2 9* loft and can almost hit as far with more accuracy. Why should you settle for the resulting larger distance gaps in prime scoring range, where you need precision distance control the most? Francesco Molinari wanted a slightly different feel with his Nike Method 006 putter so he practiced with one at the WGC-Cadillac Championship that did not have weights like his gamer.

Back to top 2 #3 Seanmx Seanmx Rookie Members 64 posts Member #: 11995 Joined: 02/15/2006 Location:Ireland GolfWRX Likes : 18 0 Feedback Score Posted 13 September 2008 - 04:28 can anyone answer this? Thanks for this Richie, its pretty obvious that the components would have to be separated to find out what's really going on but what are you using for a "standard"? The good ole days sure make you feel old!!!

As he got rid of the hook and became the best ball striker on the planet, Gene said he remained with the 2" tip X shafts because he had developed the