5 Wood

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By John A

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  1. John A
    Clarksburg, WV

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    Does Titleist make a 5 wood?

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    Nope, just lofts. Take from it what you will...
    Available Lofts: 13.5°(RH Only), 15°, 16.5°, 18°, 21° (RH Only)
  3. Rob_Roth1
    San Diego, CA

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    Yes I am currently gaming a 917 5 wood and love it!
  4. Tyler H
    Appleton, WI

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    Yes, check out the 917F2 in 21 degrees.

    www.titleist.com/.../917f2

    TH

  5. Barry B
    Lake St Louis, MO

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    An 18* fairway wood is a 5 wood equivalent.
  6. Dwayne N
    Island, KY

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    yes 917F2 18 degree
  7. Lou G
    San Diego, CA

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    The only ones SPECIFICALLY labeled as such were the 915F. I have an 18* fairway wood labeled "5".

    The industry standard for wooden fairways was 13.5 = 2 wood, 15 = 3 wood, 18 = 4 wood, 21 = 5 wood, 24 = 7 wood, 27= 9 wood, 31=11 wood. Lville still uses this standard on their persimmons.

    Modern: 13.5 = "strong 3", 15 = 3 wood, 16.5/17 = 4 wood (sometimes called "strong 5"), 18/19 = 5 wood, 21/23 = 7 wood (some vendors call 23 a 9 wood and some call it 7 wood), 25/27 is 11 wood. Callie still makes 9 and 11 woods and labels them as such.
  8. Rich T
    Shrewsbury, MA

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    Nicely outlined, Lou G. This should cover it all!
  9. Lou G
    San Diego, CA

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    Can never go wrong with an 18 fairway.

    I have a 915F 18* (D3 18.75) 42.5 length Diamana 60 x5ct lite. I use it off the tee on 360 or less par 4s and some of the narrower par 5s. I get 200-220. I can hit 230 on a draw. I got around Torrey Pines South with it last month. It actually has the same lie angle as a 910F 15. This has been a go-to fairway since last summer. It and the 915H 24* (D3 24.75) 39 length Bassara A flex are a good combo.

    In my backup bag I have a 913F 17* (A3 18.5) 42" length Bassara R (waiting for a 15g head weight). Same distance.

    For quite a long time, my fairway-hybrid combo has been 21-27. 17F has been spotty until I found out the 913 did better with 42" shaft. Since I latched on to the AP2 6 iron, it is much better than the 27H. So the 913F 17, 913H 21 (A3) and 910H 27 (D3) are in the backup back with Apex Plus 7-L irons.

  10. Lou G
    San Diego, CA

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    The update is that my bag now has a 915F 5 wood (set to 18.75 or D3), 915H 4 hybrid (set to 25.5), 913H 27* (28.5). The distances are 200-210, 180, 165. The 913H hits better off tight lies vs the 910H 27 I had before. The 915F actually has the same lie angle as the 913F or 910F 3 wood. I play my other two hybrids at A3 with -1/2" shaft and head weighting.
  11. 19hole
    Woburn, MA

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    Yes they do! It would be the 18 degree 917F.
  12. tony k
    bradenton, FL

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    They do and you will love it!
  13. Joseph M
    Saint John, New Brunswick

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    Their 18 degree 917F2 would be their 5 wood
  14. Richard A
    St Neots, Cambs

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    Don't think they actually do a Number 5 wood in the 917's only in the 915's.
    The 917's just have the loft number on the bottom, so a 5 wood would be 18°.

    Available Lofts: 13.5° (RH Only), 15°, 16.5°, 18°, 21° (RH Only)
  15. Frank P
    Port St. Lucie, FL

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    Traditionally, a 5 Wood was 21 degrees. A strong player might like 18 degrees. I think that each player has to see where the loft fits in their bag, distance wise and go accordingly. My 3 Wood is the 917 16.5 adjusted to 17.25 so the 21 degree for a 5 Wood works for me.
  16. Rob V
    Indio, CA

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    Yes. I am playing a 917F 5 wood and love it. It has quickly become my go to club on my second shot for many holes. I like the 5 wood better than the three wood as I can get the ball off of the deck better.
    Rob V.
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    Funnily enough I have just replaced my hybrid with an 18 degree wood lofted to 18.75.

    Fantastic club I recommend you give it a try
  18. Lou G
    San Diego, CA

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    I agree. My 915F 5 wood has been a gem since the end of last year. I got around Torrey Pines South quite well with it. Have had it at D3 (18.75). I generally hit 200-210 but have gotten 230 on a draw. The shaft is Diamana x5ct 60g Lite (A flex I assume).
  19. David
    Erie

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    the 18 degree fairway is a monster, I just picked one up on sale and its great. Its so consistently straight I cant believe it, its my new favorite club!

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