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Old 10-05-2013, 01:46 PM
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Looking for a shallow rimmed mid-range

Help! I know that the Buzzz is arguably the #1 mid range on the planet but I just can't seem to get a good handle on it.

First a little background. I am over 50, have smallish hands and also have some problems with arthritis. If I grip it like most experienced players suggest with my finger tips against the inside of the rim my release is erratic. Sometimes the Buzzz slips out of my grip early and goes left or I grip lock it and fire the thing off hard right. My shallow rimmed Beast and Leopard feel much better in my hand and generally release well.

Is there a mid-range driver with a shallower rim than the Buzzz that might work for an old guy beginner such as myself?
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Old 10-05-2013, 01:52 PM
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I'm not sure about the specs, but I know that the Stratus has a pretty small rim. Might want to give it a try.
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Old 10-05-2013, 02:10 PM
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Stingray?
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Old 10-05-2013, 02:13 PM
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Dude, check out a dx XD. XDs are super low-profile, and I've yet to feel anything with a shallower rim ( ).

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Old 10-05-2013, 02:13 PM
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Core FTW.
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Old 10-05-2013, 02:25 PM
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The Wedge is built for small hands. A Star Wedge would be a great beginner mid.
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Old 10-05-2013, 02:34 PM
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Have you tried a three finger grip?
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Old 10-05-2013, 02:42 PM
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Stingray?
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Old 10-05-2013, 02:45 PM
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Wedge or Cobra? I'm also over 50 & liked those starting out. My daughter throws the Wedges now, and I hung the Cobra on the wall after hitting my first tournament ace with it.
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Old 10-05-2013, 02:59 PM
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Thanks for all the suggestions so far. I checked out the info on the Wedge, Stingray and Cobra published on the DGC website and they all sound promising.
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