PXG – What do the numbers mean?

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PXG has a unique club numbering system that is a tribute to the brave men and women who serve in the United States Marine Corps. The Marine Corps’ Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) is a system for categorizing career fields. All enlisted and officer Marines are assigned a four digit code denoting their occupational field and specialty.  Click below for more.

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PXG founder Bob Parsons served as a rifleman with the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. A recipient of the Purple Heart Medal, Combat Action Ribbon and Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry, Parsons credits his service in the Marine Corps for his successes in life.

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DRIVER – MOS 0811 Field Artillery Cannoneer: As a member of a field artillery howitzer battery, cannoneers prepare artillery pieces and equipment for movement, combat and firing.

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IRONS & WEDGES – MOS 0311 Rifleman: The riflemen employ the M16A2 service rifle, the M203 grenade launcher and the squad automatic weapon (SAW). Riflemen are the primary scouts, assault troops and close combat forces available to the Marine Air Ground Task Force.

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FAIRWAY WOODS – MOS 0341 Mortarman: Mortarmen are responsible for the tactical deployment of the 60mm light mortar and the 81mm medium mortar. Mortarmen provide indirect fire in support of the rifle and LAR squads/platoons/ companies and the infantry and LAR battalions. They are located in the weapons platoons of the rifle and LAR companies and the weapons company of the infantry battalion.

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HYBRIDS – MOS 0317 Scout Sniper: The scout sniper is a Marine skilled in field craft and marksmanship who delivers long range, precision fire on selected targets from concealed positions in support of combat operations. They have a secondary mission of gathering information for intelligence purposes.

 

Via PXG.comTwitter and BobParsons.me.

 

One thought on “PXG – What do the numbers mean?

  1. Parsons,Oorah I served with Delta co.1/3. 68-69 .
    Alpha co.1/4 69-70…used to call me chico…Sgt.pt ventura 3rd recon scout sniper….welcome home brothe . SEMPER FI.
    I’ve been playing golf for about 15 yrs now and I play to a 5 handicap I’ve been using titleist irons wedges
    R-15 taylormade driver.I seen your clubs and I would love to own a full set of blades.wedges,driver,3&5 wood..but being a combat vet receiving benefits at 100% service connected .I still couldn’t afford to own your clubs,love the MOS on your clubs. Makes so much sense to me.anyway marine if you find it in your heart to lower your prices to a brother marine.. Please let me know.
    Or if you decide to send me a full bag.irons..woods.. To a fellow ground pounder.. I will treasure them like my medals…
    Paul ventura

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