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Callaway has given us the Big Bertha Irons and the 815 drivers - have been curious to see what's next.  Then this pops up today...

 

 

The ball that changed the ball?  Hope it's still round, at least...

 

What's in the bag:
 
Driver:  Sub 70 639D - 9.5; :cleveland-small: Launcher HB Turbo; :mizuno-small: ST 190 
FW Wood: :tour-edge: Tour Edge EXS 220 - 15*; :mizuno-small: ST 180 14*
Hybrids:  PXG 0311 22
Utility Irons: :wilson_staff_small: Staff Model Utilities 18, 21, 24*;  Lynx VT Stinger - 16*
Irons::wilson_staff_small: D7 Forged; :benhogan-small:PTx Pro, :macgregor-small: VIP 1025 V-Foil MB/CB; :wilson_staff_small: Progressives (circa 1993)

Wedges:  :cleveland-small: CBX -2, :benhogan-small:Riviera 52-56-60; :wilson_staff_small: Staff Model
Putter:   :edel-golf-1:  Willamette,  :bettinardi-small: BB8,  :benhogan-small:Baby Ben

Ball: :bridgestone-small: Tour B X (2020); :srixon-small: Z-STAR XV

Stat Tracker/GPS Watch: :ShotScope:


 
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Very interesting. I think we will need that ultimate ball shootout soon

Driver: :callaway-logo-1: Epic SZ w/ VA Composites Raijin 65 04

3w: :taylormade-small:'16 M2 hl w/ Diamana D+ 82

5w: :cleveland-small: Launcher HB w/ HZRDUS Yellow

Hybrid: :cleveland-small: 22 deg. Launcher HB w/ HZRDUS Black

Irons: :ping-small: 5i-UW G700 w/ X100 soft stepped once

Wedges: :cleveland-small: 54 & 58 CBX w/ Nippon Modus 3 125

Putter: :odyssey-small: Red 7s

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I'll believe it when I see and hit it. The recent Callaway equipment for me has been great looks met with meh results.

Driver:   :callaway-small: Epic 10.5 set to 9.5 w/ Tour AD-DI 44.5

FW:   :cobra-small: F6 baffler set at 16º

Hybrid:  NONE
Irons:   :taylormade-small:  3i 2014 TP CB  4-PW 2011 TP MC w/ TT S400

Wedges:   :nike-small: 52º :nike-small: 56º  :edel-golf-1: 60 º w/ KBS C-Taper XS Soft-stepped

Putter:   :ping-small: Sigma G Tyne 34 inches Gold dot

 

 

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I've never liked any Callaway ball, but the SuperSoft is a pretty good winter ball.

 

This ad looks like its going to tout a soft compression Top of the Line ball, a la the Wilson FG Tour (at 70 compression).  We'll see.

bag - SunMountain Synch with Ogio Synergy X4 cart
driver - :callaway-small: Optiforce 440, Paderson Kevlar Green stiff 46.5"
fwoods - :taylormade-small: Jetspeed, 3HL regular
irons - :taylormade-small:  Speedblades 3-8, 85g stiff steel, 2 up
wedges - :edilon-small: Scor 40, 45, 50, 54, 58
putter - :ping-small: Ketsch 35" slight arc, SuperStroke 2.0 mid-slim
ball - :titelist-small: ProV1x

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Hopefully, they will flood us with samples?

Driver: Tour Edge Exotics EXS w/Mitsubishi ck Blue regular shaft BACKUP DRIVER: Cobra F8 w/Mitsubishi ck Blue regular shaft  Fairways:  Cobra King F8 3W(14.5*) & 5W(18.5*) w/Mitsubishi ck Blue regular shaft Hybrids: Tour Edge CBX 119 4H(22*)  with Project X Evenflo regular shaft Irons: Wilson Staff D7 5 - PW w/Recoil 460 regular shafts Wedges: Wilson D7 GW(50*) & SW(54*) w/Recoil 460 regular shafts; Cleveland RTX Zipcore(58*) w/True Temper Spinner Wedge steel shaft  Putter: 33" Slotline SSi 693 mid mallet Bag: Cobra Ultralite Cart Bag(Peacoat Blue).

 

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Isn't this the exact same campaign that wilson used for the Duo for the past year or so?...  In other breaking news... We landed on the moon!

Driver - XR16 Pro 10.5 Kuro Kage Black 60-S
Fairway wood - Taylormade Aeroburner mini (16*)

Tour Edge XCG7 7-wood 21*/XR16 7 wood
Hybrid - Adams Pro Mini 23*
Irons - Mizuno EZ forged 5-GW
Wedges - Mizuno JPX 54*
Bridgestone 60*

Putter - Wilson Staff Infinite South SIde

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No NAME? 

 

Wait a minute, didn't Cally just come out with not 1 or 2 but 3 balls based on swing speed just this year that was supposed to make us win as much as Phil Mickelson, Stewart Appleby, Jim Furyk, Henrik Stenson, Nicolas Colsearts and Tommy Gainey?  Oops, no wonder they are coming out with a ball that changes the ball.

 

Driver:      :mizuno-small:  ST190G on Fujikura ATMOS Black

Fairway:   :mizuno-small:  ST190TS 15° on Fujikura ATMOS Black

Hybrids     :mizuno-small:  CLK 22 & 25 (set to 20° & 23°) on Fujikura SPEEDER

Irons:     :mizuno-small:  MP5 5-P on True Temper Dynamic Gold

Wedges: :mizuno-small: MP-T5 52*, 56* & 60* on True Temper Dynamic Gold Wedge

Putter:    :cameron-small: 2018 Select Newport 2

Balls:      :titelist-small: Pro V1X

Shoes:     :footjoy-small:

Range Finder: Precision Pro  NX7 Pro

All grips are BestGrips Micro-Perforated

 

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We hit all the 2014 balls from all the major brands on TrackMan. Wanted to see if there's any difference there at all. Most expensive range session ever.........

 

Just play the one that feels good when you hit wedges. And don't buy the cheap rocks and expect them to feel like a marshmallow and spin like a japanese drifter. 

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We hit all the 2014 balls from all the major brands on TrackMan. Wanted to see if there's any difference there at all. Most expensive range session ever.........

 

Just play the one that feels good when you hit wedges. And don't buy the cheap rocks and expect them to feel like a marshmallow and spin like a japanese drifter.

Are the results published anywhere? Sounds like it would be an interesting read

Driver: :callaway-logo-1: Epic SZ w/ VA Composites Raijin 65 04

3w: :taylormade-small:'16 M2 hl w/ Diamana D+ 82

5w: :cleveland-small: Launcher HB w/ HZRDUS Yellow

Hybrid: :cleveland-small: 22 deg. Launcher HB w/ HZRDUS Black

Irons: :ping-small: 5i-UW G700 w/ X100 soft stepped once

Wedges: :cleveland-small: 54 & 58 CBX w/ Nippon Modus 3 125

Putter: :odyssey-small: Red 7s

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I'll look through my files. Will post here if I find it. We didn't use all the data in the magazine. It's way too nerdy for regular readers :)

 

Biggest surprise was when our pro - a 330 yard driving "great Dane" ;)  - hit the Supersoft. Loved the ball flight. I expected it to explode :D He crushed everything. Amazing ball striker.

 

The other ball that really stood out was Bridgestone e7. It promises lower ball flight and it delivered. It was visible even just by looking at the ball flying over the range. It wanted to stay down. I love when a product does what it says.

 

Anyway. I'm sure this new Callaway ball is super. They've made excellent golf balls for years. Problem is that the company is having a hard time finding the strategy for selling them. SR1, 2 and 3 is one or two too many.

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The info has been released, anyone going to be trying them out?  Seems to be in the middle zone between a tour ball and a mid-tier ball in both performance and price point.  Personally if I'm paying $38 for a dozen I'm probably going to go a different route.  I think this ball needed to come sub-$30 to have a shot.

 

http://cmp.callawaygolf.com/chrome-soft/?mcid1=213

Driver: :callaway-logo-1: Epic SZ w/ VA Composites Raijin 65 04

3w: :taylormade-small:'16 M2 hl w/ Diamana D+ 82

5w: :cleveland-small: Launcher HB w/ HZRDUS Yellow

Hybrid: :cleveland-small: 22 deg. Launcher HB w/ HZRDUS Black

Irons: :ping-small: 5i-UW G700 w/ X100 soft stepped once

Wedges: :cleveland-small: 54 & 58 CBX w/ Nippon Modus 3 125

Putter: :odyssey-small: Red 7s

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