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Accidently left my timex weekender when I visited the range. After a bucket, I felt a good stinging where the winding knob was digging into my hand.

Never again. lol

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:cobra-small: F7 Driver

:cobra-small: Fly Z+ 3 and 5 wood

:cobra-small: F9 irons 5 thru GW

:cobra-small: King Black Wedges 52/56/60

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I have two Shinola watches I like to wear. I live in Michigan and the watches are assembled in Detroit.

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D  :ping-small: G30

3W :Hogan: coming soon

5W :ping-small: G30

Irons :Hogan: Ptx 22, 26, 30, 34, 38, 42,46 degrees

PW  :Hogan: TK 50 degree

SW :cleveland-small: Rotex 2.0 56 degree

LW :cleveland-small:  Rotex 2.0 60 degree

P    :ping-small:    Sigma G Anser

Ball 1 :taylormade-small: Tour Response    Ball 2 :Snell: Mtb-x

Bag 1 :Hogan: Mini Tour            Bag 2 :Hogan: Stand

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I have two Shinola watches I like to wear. I live in Michigan and the watches are assembled in Detroit.

I love their watches! Plus, being made at “home”, makes ‘em even better!


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Driver: :honma: TR20 460, :Fuji: Ventus Black 70X

Fwy: :titelist-small: TS3, 15*, Veylix Rome 888 X

Hybrid: :callaway-small: X2 Hot Pro, 20*, :Fuji: Rombax 8D07HB TM27 X

Irons: :srixon-small: Z585 4/5 iron, Z785 6-PW, :Nippon:Modus 120X

Wedges: Vega VW-06 50*/54*/58*, Dynamic Gold S400

Putter: :seemore-small: Platinum M5 HT Mallet, 36"

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On 1/27/2015 at 8:35 AM, Mr_Theoo said:

While I think watches look very cool I am not a watch wearer. The main reason being I have a cell phone always on me so I have zero need for it.

 

Are you a watch wearer or not? And what is your favorite watch?

Ive never worn a watch while on the course until recently.  With most golf courses in my area being walking only, i have kept my watch on and used some golf GPS apps to keep my yardage.  This seems to be a lot easiers and quicker than pulling out my laser for every shot.

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I feel like I get distracted when I wear a watch on my wrist during a golf round. It's hard to describe but its a feel thing and definitely more mental than anything but it just doesn't feel right. So no I don't wear a watch when I play golf, but I wear a watch almost any other time.


In my bag:

Driver:  :Hogan: Ben Hogan GS53 10.5* Stiff Mitsubishi tensei blue

3 Wood: :adams-small: Insight BUL Stiff

Hybrid:  :Sub70: 939x Hybrid UST 680 recoil shaft stiff

Irons: :Sub70: 699 irons  KBS tour 90 v Stiff 

52 Deg:cleveland-small: 588 RTX 2.0

56 deg: :cleveland-small: Reg 588 tour action

60 Deg: :cleveland-small: 588 RTX 2.0

Putter:bettinardi-small: Studio Stock #3 (Winn 1.32 Pro x grip)

Rangefinder: :CaddyTek: Caddytek V2

 

Check out my MyGolfSpy 2020 Forum Official Tester: Ben Hogan GS53 Driver

 

 

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Yes.  I have 2 bushnells but mostly use the watch in thru the week rds. 

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Family , golf , fitness , tournaments, and yes work. Golf junky.  

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I haven’t worn a watch since the day I retired. I have a few but they are retired too.

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I've been wearing the same watch for nearly 15 years, picked up two off them this year though to bring into rotation eventually. One given by my girlfriend's sister and husband that I'll likely only ever wear when we're going to see them, and one as a gift for being in my friend's wedding in February. Also have a pocket watch that I plan on busting out for important trials and court appearances if I ever go back to criminal court.

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  :mizuno-small: ST180, 10.5, Kuro Kage Silver TINI Dual Core 60-S 

:callaway-small: Epic Flash Sub Zero, 15*, Kuro Kage Silver TINI Dual Core 60-S 

:cobra-small: F9 Speedback, 18.5, Hzrdus Yellow 70-S

:ping-small: G710, 4-UW, Blue Dot, Nippon Modus 105-S

:honma: TW-W4, 56*, Nippon Modus 125

:mizuno-small: T20, 61*, Nippon Modus 125

:nickent-small: Pipe

:bridgestone-small: Tour B-XS (2019)

:CaddyTek: Caddylite 15.3 V1

 

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I wear a watch 95% of the time and yes I wear it while playing golf. It actually feels weird to me to not have one on. I wear an Apple watch most of the time and I have a Bulova that I wear when I have to get "dressed up".


:callaway-small: FT Optiforce 460 10.5*

:callaway-small: FT Optiforce 3W, 5W

:callaway-small: X2 Hot 5-PW

:callaway-small: MD4 52/56/60

:odyssey-small: White Hot RX #7

:taylormade-small: TP5

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Not a watch wearer, so I was beside myself when my wife gifted me a Garmin X10 instead of a handheld gps like I had wanted. Two rounds in and tbh I love it, the design is thin enough to not bother me. But it also performs all the basic functions I wanted in a hand held. The limited features probably he’ll make it less distracting too. I usually only play my home course but I’m rarely in the middle of the fairway, and having the yardage to the front and back of greens helps with club selection. Another added feature, you can’t forget it in the cart after your round 😉

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On 2/14/2020 at 9:59 AM, GolfSpy MPR said:

And though this thread isn't specifically about golf, thinking about watches made me recall this post from Andrew Rice on the effect of wearing a watch on the course: https://www.andrewricegolf.com/andrew-rice-golf/2012/09/when-you-play-watch-or-no-watch. This test showed a noticeable effect on swing speed.

Thanks for posting that - I wear a GPS watch on the course (but no watch off the course) and now I have a legit 😆 excuse for my tee shots...


WITB of an "aspiring" 😉 play-ah ...
..Tour Edge Exotics EXS 3W/HL (17*; Tensei CK Blue)
..Tour Edge Exotics EXS 7W (Tensei CK Blue)
..Callaway Big Bertha 4H (Recoil ZTR)
..Tour Edge HL4 #4 iron-wood (UST Mamiya)
..Callaway Big Bertha CF19 6i (Recoil ZTR) / Apex CF16 7i-PW (Recoil ES 760)
..Hogan Equalizer 50/54/58 black (Recoil ES 760 black SmacWrap)
..Evnroll ER5 (33", 385g)
..all in a Datrek Hybrid bag on a Bag Boy Quad XL push cart.

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https://forum.mygolfspy.com/topic/39526-2020-official-member-review-exputt-putting-simulator/page/1/#comments

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Posted (edited)

I have only one watch and wear it pretty much every day.  I don't wear it playing golf.

 

 

 

 

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I dont wear a watch since I carry a cell phone. I wore a fit bit watch for a while but I got away from that. I want to try a golf GPS watch this season. I dont know how that will work out. Always hated playing golf with a watch on back in the day. 


Driver, Ping G400 11* SR Flex

3 Wood, TaylorMade SLDR 17*  R Flex

5 Wood, TaylorMade SLDR 19* R Flex

Hybrid, Cobra Amp 24* R Flex

Irons, Sub 70 699 Pro's S Flex (5 - AW)

Wedges, Cleveland CBX 56* & 60*

Putter, Odyssey Marksman Fang 35"

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I used to wear traditional watches, and would always take them off when I played golf. I then got a Fitbit for the activity/heart rate functionality and got used to wearing it while golfing. However, the Fitbit didn't offer any golf features, and I missed the traditional style watches, so I'm now wearing a Garmin VivoActive 4. It really didn't take any extra time to get used to golfing with it on after switching from the fitbit (even though it was significantly larger), and now I get all the activity/hr features, golf GPS, and a more traditional style (I also put a stainless steel link band on it). This watch stays on all day everyday except for showers and charging 🙂.


In the Sun Mountain 4.5LS 14-way bag:
Driver: :taylormade-small: M2 10.5° :: Fujikura ATMOS Tour Spec 6X Blue
Fairway: :taylormade-small: M5 19° :: Fujikura ATMOS Tour Spec 7X Blue
Hybrid: :titelist-small: TS2 21° :: Mitsubishi Black 80G50
Irons:  :taylormade-small: P790 (5-AW) :: KBS Tour 110
Sand Wedge: :cleveland-small: CBX-2 54° :: KBS Tour 110
Lob Wedge: :cleveland-small: RTX-3 58° :: TT Dynamic Gold
Putter: :odyssey-small: Metal-X Milled #2
Ball: :bridgestone-small: Tour B RXS

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I caved and bought an Apple Watch series 5 last month.  I've owned watches but I've never been a die-hard watch wearer or lover.

One month in and I love it.  I never thought I would want or need one and frankly I've seen several positives.  First and foremost, I am no longer tethered to my phone.  The cellular watch gives me the necessary updates and allows me to stream music while I work out.  If you're on the fence and are considering one, PM me so I don't bore the world with an unsolicited review. 


  • PING G400 LST 8.5 Evenflow Black 65g 6.5
  • PING G 3W HZRDUS Yellow 75g 6.0
  • Mizuno HMB MP20 3i Nippon Modus 3 120S
  • Maltby TS1 4-G Nippon Modus3 120S
  • Maltby TSW 52 Nippon Modus Wedge
  • Maltby TSW 58 Nippon Modus Wedge
  • Bettinardi BB8 Wide 2020
  • Oncore Elixr

Currently testing the Ben Hogan PTx Combo irons https://forum.mygolfspy.com/topic/38486-2020-official-member-review-ben-hogan-icon-ptx-proicon-combo-irons/

 

 

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No watch for me while playing testing shows it will slow down your swing speed. I need all the speed I can get.

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I have to rescind! Got a golf GPS watch for my birthday. Love it. I wear a watch now. 😂


Driver, Ping G400 11* SR Flex

3 Wood, TaylorMade SLDR 17*  R Flex

5 Wood, TaylorMade SLDR 19* R Flex

Hybrid, Cobra Amp 24* R Flex

Irons, Sub 70 699 Pro's S Flex (5 - AW)

Wedges, Cleveland CBX 56* & 60*

Putter, Odyssey Marksman Fang 35"

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I've always worn a watch on my left wrist and I'm a right hand player.  Never been an issue for me.  I just acquired a Shotscope V2 and at first thought it might be a wee big, but actually it works and feels great.  


:ping-small: G410 Plus, 9 Degree Driver | Official 2019 MGS Tester

:ping-small: G400 SFT, 16 Degree 3w

:ping-small: G400 SFT, 19 Degree 5w

:ping-small: G410 Irons 4-UW 

:ping-small: Glide 2.0 56 Degree SW   (removed from double secret probation 😍)

:ping-small: B61 Putter

 

 

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I have several watches, a few for everyday and a few for nice occasions. Though I'm wearing one less and less...

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I've been watch less for a few weeks since my Garmin Vivoactive died on me it's weird

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