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  1. I took these out today and they are performing exactly like I wanted. They are hitting the fairways nice and long and sticking. No more issues with balls rolling off the back of the green. So far I am extremely happy.
  2. I switched to the Srixon Q-star Tour. It seems to spin off the driver less than the Maxfli Tour.
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  4. I almost started another thread about this because it might not fit into the scope the original poster had in mind, but it seems to fit with what others are taking about so I'm putting it here. I have golfed most of my life with a 2 piece ball... or whatever I found on the course. To be honest I was never that serious about golf. I played it and enjoyed it but never put the effort into getting any better at it. I would play for a while then put it down for a few years then pick it back up again. The 2 piece ball was fine for me and to tell you the truth I never noticed much of a difference between any of them besides maybe a little softer feel of some of them. I picked golf back up this year, but this time I was serious about getting better and finally being able to play to my potential. I'm still only about a bogey player but feel like I am getting better now that I am learning the right way to do things. I hit the ball fairly far and fairly straight off the tee but have struggled to keep the ball on the green. That said I have been doing a lot of research on balls. More than I would like to admit. I realized that maybe a 2 piece ball is not for me. I wanted to be able to stop better on the green so I wanted to go for a 3 piece with a urethane cover and a soft layer underneath to get a little better spin on the greens. After a lot of research I decided to try the Maxfli Tour. Mostly because of the cost vs performance aspect and it got good reviews. I can tell a difference on the greens. It is definitely better but I lost a little control with my drives. I hit it far and kind of straight but see more of a difference than I would like. Then I found a Divide someone lost and decided to give it a try. I think this is my Goldilocks ball at this point in my game. It is the Srixon Q-star Tour. It has the 3 piece advantages that I want but with a little lower compression (72 vs 85) it seems straighter off the tee and still gets good distance with my swing speed. The bottom line is if you have a slow swing speed and not good control over your drives a 2 piece ball is absolutely the way to go but there will (hopefully) come a time as you progress and get better that you will need to upgrade your ball. I think most golfers are still at that 2 piece ball stage. I can hit them long and straight, but at this point in my game the most important thing for me is stay on the green. Hopefully soon the Maxfli Tour will be my go to ball.
  5. HI, I live in the southwest part of the Valley of the Sun. Anyone out here wants to get a round in on the weekend hit me up. I'm always looking to find new friends to play golf with. How long have you been playing golf? What’s your handicap or normal score? I used to play when I was younger but have not played in years. I just took it up seriously this year. I'm about a 18 but coming down. What do you love about golf? The challenge. Getting out in the fresh air and having fun. What brings you to MyGolfSpy? Do you already know any other Spies? I just found it while looking around the internet. Looks like a good place so I thought I would stop in and check it out. I don't know anyone here yet. Where are you from? What is your home course? I live in the Phoenix, Arizona area. Southeast valley. I don't have a home course. I play any course I can. What are the best and worst things about golf in your region? The best thing is you can play year round, the worst is the summers can be brutal. What do you do for a living? Engineering How’d you pick your user name? Just picked one
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