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    GC70 reacted to edingc in 2019 Official Forum Member Review - Snell MTBx Golf Balls   
    Love reading the stage two reviews, guys! Thanks for all of your work in testing this ball.
    I don't want to pollute the thread with too many of my thoughts since I'm not an official reviewer, but I've played 36 more holes with the MTB-X and really, really like it. Seems to be very long off of the tee for me, and today I actually ripped back a wedge a few feet. I never do that.
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    GC70 reacted to edingc in Pics from the course   
    Great lighting during this morning's round. Tugged a 4-iron pin-high left of this green and sadly carded a bogey.

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    GC70 reacted to ole gray in Pics from the course   
    You can tell I’m a It I’m a bit of patriot from my golf bag



    I lOVE my country! ️️


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    GC70 reacted to yungkory in What Have You Bought Lately? (CHA - Club Ho's Anonymous)   
    Switched back to white because of the true path paint on the spider x. Not sure if that's what the marketing term is for it?



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    GC70 got a reaction from yungkory in 2019 Official Forum Member Review - Snell MTBx Golf Balls   
    Stage 2
    Snell MTB-x (Yellow)
    Sorry this took so long! As mentioned before I got to play and test this ball a lot. I tested it against the Pro V1x, TP5, TP5x, CS, and CSX. I tested on the 3 hole loop (3 holes that play just like my home course) and the course. 
    Looks and Durability (15 out of 15)
    Great looking bright yellow and the durability was outstanding. One great thing about yellow balls is, I believe they hold up better or at least hide the scuffs better.
    Sound & Feel (10 out of 15) 
    The sound and feel was a little hard for my liking. it was way too clicky off the putter and wedges for me. Sounded and felt great off the woods, very power full.
    On-Course Performance (20 out of 40)   
    Off the tee - I found it harder to turn over more than the others I tested. So that's not a bad thing if you want to go straight. It's long but not longer than the others, it was the shortest out of all the balls I tested. Approach - it has a nice high ball flight that just wants to go straight. It definitely doest have the stopping power of the others.  Ball flight - is one of the highest so I was expecting it to have more stopping power. The ball was very inconsistent when chipping and pitching. The wind effected it a lot more than I was expecting.  Around the greens - as mentioned before this ball gave me very little confidence around the green to play my best golf.  Putting - The alignment on side was great to line up the ball. This is the first time I ever put a yellow ball in play and I had a very hard time putting with it. It was just too hard off the putter for me. The ball would roll very nicely.   Bottom line - The ball did not help my game. The yellow is easy to see, the alignment stamp is great, The flight was nice, but it just didn't do everything I need it to do.  Miscellaneous (10 out of 10)
    I have no issues with this section. Shipping, customer service, packaging, and the product it self was great. 
    Game Bag or Shag Bag (10 out of 20)  
    I could not put this ball in tournament play. I can't play a ball that I can't trust to do what I need it to do. Chipping and pitch was tough the ones that should stop kept rolling out and the bump and runs would stop. I can deal with the straight high flight and it being shorter than the others, but around the green I need consistency. The yellow is great to see, but I could not game it. I had a hard time putting with the yellow ball.  
    Conclusion
    I will not be gaming this ball. It's long and straight, but not the longest. Very durable and the yellow is very easy to track in the air. The alignment stamping is great if you use it to line up your putts. The worst part is the inconsistency around the greens. 
    Final Score (65 out of 100) 
     
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    GC70 got a reaction from KevinE in 2019 Official Forum Member Review - Snell MTBx Golf Balls   
    Stage 2
    Snell MTB-x (Yellow)
    Sorry this took so long! As mentioned before I got to play and test this ball a lot. I tested it against the Pro V1x, TP5, TP5x, CS, and CSX. I tested on the 3 hole loop (3 holes that play just like my home course) and the course. 
    Looks and Durability (15 out of 15)
    Great looking bright yellow and the durability was outstanding. One great thing about yellow balls is, I believe they hold up better or at least hide the scuffs better.
    Sound & Feel (10 out of 15) 
    The sound and feel was a little hard for my liking. it was way too clicky off the putter and wedges for me. Sounded and felt great off the woods, very power full.
    On-Course Performance (20 out of 40)   
    Off the tee - I found it harder to turn over more than the others I tested. So that's not a bad thing if you want to go straight. It's long but not longer than the others, it was the shortest out of all the balls I tested. Approach - it has a nice high ball flight that just wants to go straight. It definitely doest have the stopping power of the others.  Ball flight - is one of the highest so I was expecting it to have more stopping power. The ball was very inconsistent when chipping and pitching. The wind effected it a lot more than I was expecting.  Around the greens - as mentioned before this ball gave me very little confidence around the green to play my best golf.  Putting - The alignment on side was great to line up the ball. This is the first time I ever put a yellow ball in play and I had a very hard time putting with it. It was just too hard off the putter for me. The ball would roll very nicely.   Bottom line - The ball did not help my game. The yellow is easy to see, the alignment stamp is great, The flight was nice, but it just didn't do everything I need it to do.  Miscellaneous (10 out of 10)
    I have no issues with this section. Shipping, customer service, packaging, and the product it self was great. 
    Game Bag or Shag Bag (10 out of 20)  
    I could not put this ball in tournament play. I can't play a ball that I can't trust to do what I need it to do. Chipping and pitch was tough the ones that should stop kept rolling out and the bump and runs would stop. I can deal with the straight high flight and it being shorter than the others, but around the green I need consistency. The yellow is great to see, but I could not game it. I had a hard time putting with the yellow ball.  
    Conclusion
    I will not be gaming this ball. It's long and straight, but not the longest. Very durable and the yellow is very easy to track in the air. The alignment stamping is great if you use it to line up your putts. The worst part is the inconsistency around the greens. 
    Final Score (65 out of 100) 
     
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    GC70 got a reaction from MaxEntropy in 2019 Official Forum Member Review - Snell MTBx Golf Balls   
    Stage 2
    Snell MTB-x (Yellow)
    Sorry this took so long! As mentioned before I got to play and test this ball a lot. I tested it against the Pro V1x, TP5, TP5x, CS, and CSX. I tested on the 3 hole loop (3 holes that play just like my home course) and the course. 
    Looks and Durability (15 out of 15)
    Great looking bright yellow and the durability was outstanding. One great thing about yellow balls is, I believe they hold up better or at least hide the scuffs better.
    Sound & Feel (10 out of 15) 
    The sound and feel was a little hard for my liking. it was way too clicky off the putter and wedges for me. Sounded and felt great off the woods, very power full.
    On-Course Performance (20 out of 40)   
    Off the tee - I found it harder to turn over more than the others I tested. So that's not a bad thing if you want to go straight. It's long but not longer than the others, it was the shortest out of all the balls I tested. Approach - it has a nice high ball flight that just wants to go straight. It definitely doest have the stopping power of the others.  Ball flight - is one of the highest so I was expecting it to have more stopping power. The ball was very inconsistent when chipping and pitching. The wind effected it a lot more than I was expecting.  Around the greens - as mentioned before this ball gave me very little confidence around the green to play my best golf.  Putting - The alignment on side was great to line up the ball. This is the first time I ever put a yellow ball in play and I had a very hard time putting with it. It was just too hard off the putter for me. The ball would roll very nicely.   Bottom line - The ball did not help my game. The yellow is easy to see, the alignment stamp is great, The flight was nice, but it just didn't do everything I need it to do.  Miscellaneous (10 out of 10)
    I have no issues with this section. Shipping, customer service, packaging, and the product it self was great. 
    Game Bag or Shag Bag (10 out of 20)  
    I could not put this ball in tournament play. I can't play a ball that I can't trust to do what I need it to do. Chipping and pitch was tough the ones that should stop kept rolling out and the bump and runs would stop. I can deal with the straight high flight and it being shorter than the others, but around the green I need consistency. The yellow is great to see, but I could not game it. I had a hard time putting with the yellow ball.  
    Conclusion
    I will not be gaming this ball. It's long and straight, but not the longest. Very durable and the yellow is very easy to track in the air. The alignment stamping is great if you use it to line up your putts. The worst part is the inconsistency around the greens. 
    Final Score (65 out of 100) 
     
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    GC70 got a reaction from Kenny B in MGS Ball Test - Buyers Remorse?   
    If you think the Z is firm? The XV must feel like a rock to you?



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    GC70 got a reaction from josmi15 in 2019 Official Forum Member Review - Snell MTBx Golf Balls   
    I just got my Stage 2 up!
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    GC70 got a reaction from MattF in 2019 Official Forum Member Review - Snell MTBx Golf Balls   
    Stage 2
    Snell MTB-x (Yellow)
    Sorry this took so long! As mentioned before I got to play and test this ball a lot. I tested it against the Pro V1x, TP5, TP5x, CS, and CSX. I tested on the 3 hole loop (3 holes that play just like my home course) and the course. 
    Looks and Durability (15 out of 15)
    Great looking bright yellow and the durability was outstanding. One great thing about yellow balls is, I believe they hold up better or at least hide the scuffs better.
    Sound & Feel (10 out of 15) 
    The sound and feel was a little hard for my liking. it was way too clicky off the putter and wedges for me. Sounded and felt great off the woods, very power full.
    On-Course Performance (20 out of 40)   
    Off the tee - I found it harder to turn over more than the others I tested. So that's not a bad thing if you want to go straight. It's long but not longer than the others, it was the shortest out of all the balls I tested. Approach - it has a nice high ball flight that just wants to go straight. It definitely doest have the stopping power of the others.  Ball flight - is one of the highest so I was expecting it to have more stopping power. The ball was very inconsistent when chipping and pitching. The wind effected it a lot more than I was expecting.  Around the greens - as mentioned before this ball gave me very little confidence around the green to play my best golf.  Putting - The alignment on side was great to line up the ball. This is the first time I ever put a yellow ball in play and I had a very hard time putting with it. It was just too hard off the putter for me. The ball would roll very nicely.   Bottom line - The ball did not help my game. The yellow is easy to see, the alignment stamp is great, The flight was nice, but it just didn't do everything I need it to do.  Miscellaneous (10 out of 10)
    I have no issues with this section. Shipping, customer service, packaging, and the product it self was great. 
    Game Bag or Shag Bag (10 out of 20)  
    I could not put this ball in tournament play. I can't play a ball that I can't trust to do what I need it to do. Chipping and pitch was tough the ones that should stop kept rolling out and the bump and runs would stop. I can deal with the straight high flight and it being shorter than the others, but around the green I need consistency. The yellow is great to see, but I could not game it. I had a hard time putting with the yellow ball.  
    Conclusion
    I will not be gaming this ball. It's long and straight, but not the longest. Very durable and the yellow is very easy to track in the air. The alignment stamping is great if you use it to line up your putts. The worst part is the inconsistency around the greens. 
    Final Score (65 out of 100) 
     
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    GC70 got a reaction from MattF in 2019 Official Forum Member Review - Snell MTBx Golf Balls   
    I just got my Stage 2 up!
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    GC70 reacted to newballcoach in 2019 Official Forum Member Review - Snell MTBx Golf Balls   
    Just got to post my 2nd stage as well. Had a great experience testing this ball, I hope you all enjoy reading about it.
    I'm always happy to answer any questions you might have! These testers did some great work, go check it out!
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    GC70 reacted to golfertrb in MGS Ball Test - Buyers Remorse?   
    No buyers remorse for me. For the last 10 years or so, I consistently played the Taylormade tour ball from TP Red/Black to the TP5/TP5x. I had played Titleist from the time I started golf till I made the switch and last year while in Phoenix and playing TPC Scottsdale, I found an AVX, played it and loved it. I play in windy conditions most of the time so lowering launch and spin seemed like a good thing. The added bonus of them feeling great and the fact that I had no issues around the greens made it an easy decision for me so I played them and scored quite well. I had, at times, a concern it wasn't the best ball for me due to launch conditions with the driver though I really enjoyed it with ever other club in the bag.
     
    When the MGS Ball Test came out I thought I would try the 2019 ProV1 and it was fantastic and would have settled there had it not been for the Srixon review. Like Rev, I don't lose many balls, so I don't think too much about the finances of a ball - just performance and preferences. In fact when I received the 2 dozen Srixon to test my wife said, "You'll never buy golf balls again!" I'm thankful for the Srixon review because I have been exposed to a ball I never otherwise would have played and now as Survivor said, "The Search Is Over."
     
     
     
     
     
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    GC70 reacted to VBPUTTS in MGS Ball Test - Buyers Remorse?   
    I went from Chrome Soft back to Tour B XS.  I liked the look of the Truvis, so I 3D printed a marker.
    https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F202714953396
     

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    GC70 reacted to DiscipleofPenick in MGS Ball Test - Buyers Remorse?   
    I switched to the Z star and have no regerts. Though on colder days, I would switch back to the Q star tour. To me, the Z is by far the firmest ball of all the tour quality balls.

    Take Dead Aim


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    GC70 reacted to bens197 in MGS Ball Test - Buyers Remorse?   
    Ok...now that I have your attention I have two questions.
     
    For those of you who used this data to pick a new golf ball, which ball did you switch to and are you convinced you found a better ball?
     
    I switched from the Vice Pro Plus / Pro V1 to the OnCore Elixr and I have no doubts that I am playing a better, more durable ball.
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    GC70 reacted to ole gray in Pics from the course   
    I took a couple of pics of my golf course today (Jennings Mill CC).  We had a qualifier tournament at the beginning of the week for the US Amateur.

     


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    GC70 reacted to mr.hicksta in What Have You Bought Lately? (CHA - Club Ho's Anonymous)   
    A pair of Nike Tour Premiere golf shoes in stealthy black!
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    GC70 got a reaction from MGoBlue100 in 2018 Official Forum Review Bridgestone Tour B HF2 Irons   
    Everyone still enjoying this?


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    GC70 reacted to MattF in 2018 Official Forum Review Bridgestone Tour B HF2 Irons   
    Absolutely. I really should test them against my Maltbys, but I'm still in love with my Bridgeys.
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    GC70 reacted to yungkory in Mizuno MP-20   
    Little bit of golf porn before The Open. Kind of looks like they took some inspiration from the 919 line with the toe design? Didn't think I could possibly like the looks of an iron more than the MP-18 line, and then they went and made these. I wish they sold the skill to game these with every purchase because they're beautiful
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    GC70 reacted to Rickp in Pet Pictures   
    Reasonable question


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    GC70 reacted to Golfspy_CG2 in Jordan Spieth puts T100 Irons in Play at The Open   
    Following is a press release from Titleist.   This is huge news in my mind, as he's been a devoted AP2 user for several years, this must speak volumes in his confidence in the new irons. 
    JORDAN SPIETH MAKES SWITCH TO NEW TITLEIST T100 IRONS AT THE OPEN 

    Add Jordan Spieth to the list of players who have made the switch to the new Titleist T100 irons. 

    Titleist officially launched its new T-Series - as well as the new 620 MB and 620 CB irons - at the U.S. Open, and the T100 has quickly become one of the most played models on the PGA TOUR.  Charles Howell III and Cam Smith switched the first week. They have since been joined by Open Championship participants Charley Hoffman and Sungjae Im. Titleist has been the most played iron brand on the PGA TOUR for six consecutive years and 15 of the last 16. 

    While Spieth waited to put the T100's in the bag until the season's final major, he is not unfamiliar with the iron. In fact, according to lead Titleist Tour Representative,  J.J. VanWezenbeeck, Jordan was clearly the most influential player in the development process. 

    "It was over two years ago that Jordan and [Titleist Director of Iron Development] Marni Ines had already started discussing what Jordan was looking for in a next generation iron," said VanWezenbeeck. "The keys for Jordan were sole, offset, and overall look. As we created early prototypes and discussed specifics with Jordan and other players, we found an opportunity to take everything we learned with the AP2 line and build an entirely new iron. There was an obvious challenge to surpass the most played tour iron in the world." 

    The final T100 prototype was revealed to Jordan and other select players during a Titleist photo shoot at Scioto CC during the week of the Memorial. 

    "Jordan immediately commented that the offset and top line was everything he wanted," said VanWezenbeeck. "As we moved to the tee, Jordan kept commenting to Marni about how the club set up and the look was just what he was looking for. Knowing we succeeded in those categories, now the question became, 'are you getting the performance of the AP2 line and more, despite being in a sleeker chassis?' His performance and responses at the hitting session confirmed we succeeded at what we set out to do." 

    Spieth immediately referenced the improvement in sole interaction and feel on the face. He also saw an increase in ball speed at the top of the bag which allowed even better distance gapping. Spieth was asked to provide his reaction to his initial fitting session with the new irons. 

    "The way these turned out is amazing," said Spieth. "I remember a couple of years ago when we were talking about my AP2's and the Titleist team asked what I'd like to see improved. I told them I preferred the sole being a little bit different and the least amount of offset and top-line as possible. When I set the new T100's down for the first time I could already tell the difference compared to my gamer AP2 irons. They made the exact improvements I was looking for in an iron. They look really, really good. They slide through the turf nicely, and my mishits are straighter and further than on my AP2 irons." 

    Spieth, who is not one to change equipment without a lengthy testing period, asked if he could put the T100's in play that week. However, the tour launch for the new irons was not scheduled until the Rocket Mortgage Classic. Due to the player feedback Titleist received at the photo shoot, the launch was accelerated two weeks earlier to the U.S. Open. Spieth decided to take the irons home and familiarize himself with them during an extended time off. He is confident the new irons are game ready. 

    "When I first saw the T100 irons and it didn't say 'AP2' on it, I had to have full trust," said Spieth. "I'm sitting there saying, 'Man, I played the same iron that said the same thing on it since 2010,  probably earlier.' But I've been playing Titleist clubs since I was 12 years old, and they've never led me the wrong direction and they've always gotten better. And the idea of a name change – really an entire change across the board with their irons – is big. But there are big changes. These T100s are fantastic." 
     

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    GC70 reacted to Golfspy_CG2 in What Have You Bought Lately? (CHA - Club Ho's Anonymous)   
    I've putted very well with a mallet style putter for very 7 or 8 years now, first a Spyder, then a SC X7M for the past 4 years.    And a Tyne 4 this year. 
    But I have always had an itch to try a blade style again.   So I found out over the weekend.  The used putter section of 2nd Swing is a dangerous place to be with a good chunk of store credit on file 😳
    Couldn't put this baby down after making like 8 of 12 from over 6 feet with it.  Then got in their fitting studio and the fitter adjusted the lie a bit flatter. 
    Then I rolled in another 6 of 7 before heading to the cashier.  Put it right to the fire in a Pro Am yesterday and shot 85 on my own ball.  
    Oh and it's not really that uoright.  I had if leaning on a putting green flag Stick for some quick pictures. 
     





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    GC70 reacted to Wedgie in 2019 Official Forum Member Review - Snell MTBx Golf Balls   
    XV by far the longest off the tee with Z Star second and MTB-X and ProV1x tied for third but within 5 yards of the Z Star. Z Star longest off the irons from wedges to 7 iron. The other three longer off the longer clubs. Gapping seems best with MTB, proV1x and XV. Putting MTB-X and Z Star clearly best for me. Z Star stops the fastest and the other 3 all seem the same.
     
     
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