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About Gopokes14

  • Birthday 09/03/1964

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    Tulsa, Ok
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    Beer, Golf, Classic cars, Boating, Fishing
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  1. I just went to a local Uniform shop here in Tulsa. They sell all of the doctors and nurses and service companies their uniforms. They have a pretty elaborate embroidery system and I brought in the nag and we just matched up the thread colors and I picked some fonts. I bet any embroidery place will do it for cheap. Just unzip that bottom pocket cover and take it to them.
  2. I have had the Aplhard E Wheels for a year and half now. I have a 4 wheeled clic gear model 8. It turns fine on the grass and I have never had single days problem. I have a lot of weight on mine too. Full cart bag with probably more junk than usefulness. I have a cooler mounted under it (4 beers and ice), a pretty heavy Bose speaker and a Garmin gps. I bet I could go 27 holes on a single charge easily, even with all of that. Keep a couple of remote batteries for that day when they go dead and you are in business.
  3. I hate to respond since I can’t do the comparison but I just bought my first Ping bag and it’s the 2019 DLX (Grey, white and scarlet) and I love it so far. Got rid of a perfectly good Titleist lightweight cart bag. Plenty of storage in this one. 15 slots for extras like alignment sticks, drizzle stik etc.... full club separation which is one of my pet peeves from the Titleist. The magnetic closure pocket is the best one I found and I compared them all at Golf Galaxy. It even has pull out shoe or flip flop pockets that come from behind the big saddle pocket and don’t take up any room for your stuff inside. Big wide putter well. I do not run the cart strap thru the pass through behind the big saddle pouches. It’s really not necessary. There’s even a key ring holder in the right side pocket. Glove Velcro on both side to stick a rotating sweating glove. Large drink cooler in the front bottom that I rarely use for that (ball pouch for me) except when I walk. I took the cooler cover off and had my name and club embroidered on it to match the bag colors for only 10 bucks.
  4. You are right about me having 4 wedges, pw is 45.7, gw 50.11, sw 56.8, lob 62.8. They are only a couple of years old but I had to look up the specs on the other 2 and I was even wrong about the gap being 52 degrees. Lol. The titleist sm6’s have the specs right on the head and my Callaways don’t. The ground is kind of hard here most of the year, so when it’s soft/wet or I’m in Florida or Arizona where there is sandy base under the grass, I notice that I have to be very careful hitting flip shots or I will dig them up with the lower bounce. Btw, I think you can go into account settings and turn on “see other posts signatures” or something like that. But I updated my specs after this discussion.
  5. Mike Milburn Tulsa, Oklahoma I use a GPS Garmin G8 and sometimes a Garmin Approach S10 watch
  6. I won a Callaway customized wedge in a tournament last year. I selected a 56 degree with 10 degrees of bounce vs my normal 8 degrees of bounce. Beautiful club and I immediately noticed that it would tend to throw the ball out of a sand trap way too far. It feels great but that bounce is hard for me to get used to. I also could not open it up much for a higher shot because that bounce tended to raise the lead edge a bit and on the tighter fairways around the courses here in Oklahoma, I couldn’t trust it. Probably just a preference because I see low handicap guys with 56.10 or even 54.12 and they will have 4 wedges! I would rather stick to the 3 wedges and open and close them (52.10, 56.8, 62.8). Then I can add length on the other end with a 3 wood and 3 iron hybrid etc...
  7. I have been using the Bridgestone E12 Speed for the past month and I have noticed the same thing. I am seeing about 10 yards of increase on irons. I also have used the Tour B XS and saw about 5 yards of increase over my Titleist Tour Soft and Callaway Chrome Soft. So, it could be the ball is more suited to your swing. The Bridgestone cuts through the wind here in Oklahoma better than any other ball I have used.
  8. Thanks for the help on the logos etc.... that worked. 

  9. How bout the broke 80 and hole in one? I’m new to the site but have not figured out how to add my golf gear with logos etc... to my profile? Could you you help me there also?
  10. Currently looking to change golf balls for the first time in a while. My favorite ball has been the Titleist NXT and now Tour Soft (same distance as Pro V for me) . Tried a box of Srixon Z Star XV and they were good balls but seemed to have a bit of noticeable side spin when compared to the Tour Soft.  I also tried the TM TP5 and hated them. They were all over the place for me. Trying out the Bridgestone E12 Speed and possibly the Tour B X next. So far the E12 Speed has been pretty impressive to me. I am one club longer on irons so far. They seem to handle the wind beautifully. The study by MGS about golf balls was very interesting and it is what brought me here. 

  11. Mike, Wind Blown Tulsa 105 mph Titleist Tour Soft I have played the previous version of the MTB ball and liked it, but when I ran out, it was a scenario where I won some titleist tour soft balls and am still trying to use those up. I am experimenting with the new Bridgestone E12 ball today and it's why I responded to this.
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