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Old Jan 9, 2017, 01:03 PM   #1
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Just wondering if I remove the weight out of my 915 fairway and plug the weight port with either plastic or metal screw would the club become non conforming for play or no? I'm thinking of hot melting the head and move as much weight as possible to the rear of the head. thx
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Old Jan 9, 2017, 01:04 PM   #2
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Just wondering if I remove the weight out of my 915 fairway and plug the weight port with either plastic or metal screw would the club become non conforming for play or no? I'm thinking of hot melting the head and move as much weight as possible to the rear of the head. thx

As long as the hole is plugged or covered you are good. I believe Luke Donald was DQ'd 2 years ago because the whole was not plugged.
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Old Jan 9, 2017, 01:06 PM   #3
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thx that's what I thought
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Would removing the screw make it easier to hit?
I currently use 913f and bought a 915f and the result is not good. I keep topping the ball on 915.. I was thinking its because of the weight that is forward... let me know if this was to help your ball striking! Thanks!
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Would removing the screw make it easier to hit?
I currently use 913f and bought a 915f and the result is not good. I keep topping the ball on 915.. I was thinking its because of the weight that is forward... let me know if this was to help your ball striking! Thanks!
I don't know if it would make a diference but you could remove it and weight it.
You could also use lead tape in the back while the screw is out and see what gives

Possibly if it's heavy you could use a lighter screw sold by Titleist or Golfworks:
http://www.golfworks.ca/the-golfwork...ghts/p/BB9085/
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Would removing the screw make it easier to hit?
I currently use 913f and bought a 915f and the result is not good. I keep topping the ball on 915.. I was thinking its because of the weight that is forward... let me know if this was to help your ball striking! Thanks!
Maybe it's a swing fault? The operator instead of the equipment?
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Old Feb 7, 2017, 10:42 AM   #7
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I also have a hard time getting this club launching higher. So it could be the indian as well and not the arrow. lol also I'm also have a hard time setting up square to the ball with this club, it seems to always wanna set up a little left with the face angle. I'm not sure if its my grip or just the club. lol

I now hot melted this club will will play is without the weight and we'll see if...
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Would removing the screw make it easier to hit?
I currently use 913f and bought a 915f and the result is not good. I keep topping the ball on 915.. I was thinking its because of the weight that is forward... let me know if this was to help your ball striking! Thanks!

does the 915f work for you off the T?
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does the 915f work for you off the T?
its FD not F... but yes its a little easier to hit with the T
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its FD not F... but yes its a little easier to hit with the T
FD is the closed face draw version of the 915f series, hence your, "it seems to always wanna set up a little left with the face angle", observation.
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FD is the closed face draw version of the 915f series, hence your, "it seems to always wanna set up a little left with the face angle", observation.
I'm not seeing anywhere online that the Fd is a closed face version... Do you have the link?

All I can find is that it's a deeper face and more for working the ball both ways. And not draw bias.
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I'm not seeing anywhere online that the Fd is a closed face version... Do you have the link?

All I can find is that it's a deeper face and more for working the ball both ways. And not draw bias.
sometimes you have to read between the lines.
The Fd's smaller head, deeper face, and weight forward, doesn't explicitly state a "draw bias," but those three are "hardware" prerequisites for an easier draw shot.
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http://www.golfwrx.com/279269/review...fairway-woods/

The 915F is Titleistís larger, higher-spinning fairway wood, which will also launch higher for the majority of golfers. It measures 165 cubic centimeters (at 15-degrees) and has a slightly shallower face than the companyís 915Fd fairway wood.

Golfers who needed less spin generally fit into the Fd model, while most others played the standard F model.
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Old Feb 7, 2017, 03:05 PM   #14
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sometimes you have to read between the lines.
The Fd's smaller head, deeper face, and weight forward, doesn't explicitly state a "draw bias," but those three are "hardware" prerequisites for an easier draw shot.
haha now you're just making sh1t up. lol "read between the lines" lol
i really would like to know where you get the idea of those 3 things would equal to an easier draw shot?

i don't think this club is draw bias or close face. its low spinning/ball flight for sure and very workable. all im saying is sometimes i tend to set up with a shut face... i don't miss this club left anymore than i miss right. this club is as square as any other titleist fairway woods i've ever owned.
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haha now you're just making sh1t up. lol "read between the lines" lol
i really would like to know where you get the idea of those 3 things would equal to an easier draw shot?


i don't think this club is draw bias or close face. its low spinning/ball flight for sure and very workable. all im saying is sometimes i tend to set up with a shut face... i don't miss this club left anymore than i miss right. this club is as square as any other titleist fairway woods i've ever owned.

I don't make anything up. Smarter guys have done that for me already.
Any club ,whether driver, Fw wood, hybrid or iron will be more workable if the COG is even slightly more forward.
MyGolfSpy has done that for you if you care to read up on it.

https://www.mygolfspy.com/golf-club-...of-gravity-cg/
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https://www.mygolfspy.com/2016-driver-cg-update/
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my apologies to the Rulies.
we have deviated enough from the rules and etiquette thread.
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I don't make anything up. Smarter guys have done that for me already.
Any club ,whether driver, Fw wood, hybrid or iron will be more workable if the COG is even slightly more forward.
MyGolfSpy has done that for you if you care to read up on it.

https://www.mygolfspy.com/golf-club-...of-gravity-cg/
and part deux
https://www.mygolfspy.com/2016-driver-cg-update/
see i knew you're just making it up lol. on your earlier post, you claim that the weight being forward is 1 or 3 hardware prerequisites for a closed draw bias club... now i guess after you read from your links above that its actually more for workability... lol

and yes you should apologies for giving wrong info in the wrong section of the board.

we had our fun... this should be locked up. lol
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see i knew you're just making it up lol. on your earlier post, you claim that the weight being forward is 1 or 3 hardware prerequisites for a closed draw bias club... now i guess after you read from your links above that its actually more for workability... lol

and yes you should apologies for giving wrong info in the wrong section of the board.

we had our fun... this should be locked up. lol
methinks you have a closed mind.
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does the 915f work for you off the T?
Yes, 915F work for me off the tee much better. my 913 is a 17 degrees(4 wood) with much smaller head, and for some reason I have feel more confident hitting with smaller head.. faulty operator is likely the reason though.
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I don't know if it would make a diference but you could remove it and weight it.
You could also use lead tape in the back while the screw is out and see what gives

Possibly if it's heavy you could use a lighter screw sold by Titleist or Golfworks:
http://www.golfworks.ca/the-golfwork...ghts/p/BB9085/
Good stuff. thanks for this. i was ready to sell the club this spring.
i will try it out and see if it will work.
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