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CAN  YOUR PUTTING SAVE THE PLANET?

 

Let's say Mars attacks, and to settle the War of the Worlds, the Martians agree to an 18-hole team best-ball match at Whistling Straights, as a prelude to this year's PGA. The winners get total domination of the known universe. The losers become intergalactic assistant greenskeepers.

 

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The match is tied. Mars taps in for par, leaving Earth with a 19 foot sidehill-downhill for birdie.  For the win and the right to rule the solar system, who do you want taking that putt?

 

Tiger in his prime? Arnie in his? Jack in his?  Rory or Jordan?

 

Choose wisely, lest you become the Karl Spackler of Uranus.

 

Okay, so maybe your putts aren't for intergalactic domination, but we're sure you'd like to dominate your Saturday Swat, wouldn't you? 

 

MyGolfSpy would like to give you that chance.  MGS, along with Nike Golf, is offering six of you the chance to test and review the new Nike Converge line of putters.  We want to give six of you the opportunity test one out and let us know if they can help save the planet!

 

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According to Nike, the Converge line features:

 

·      An RZN layer between 304 stainless steel that manages forgiveness, for 10% tighter dispersion

·      Tour-proven RZN interest for softer feel and faster forward roll

·      “T” shaped alignment aids

·      Length-specific head weight

 

Nike Converge Putter 2.jpg
 

How Can You Enter?

 

It's simple – just follow these steps:

  • Your name, average putts per round and home state
     
  • Your putting stroke type: either straight, arc or slight arc
     
  • Who you'd like to see take the putt against Mars for inter-galactic domination.

 

This contest is open to avid golfers in the Continental US ONLY!!! (Sorry Canada, Australia, the UK, etc  :( )

 

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Check out the Nike Converge putter line here

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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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Thanks to MGS and Nike for the opportunity

  • Your name, average putts per round and home state - Jamie Sanko, 29, NY
     
  • Your putting stroke type: either straight, arc or slight arc - slight arc
     
  • Who you'd like to see take the putt against Mars for inter-galactic domination. - Ben Crenshaw.....could watch this guy putt any day of the week!

In the Bag for 2021

:callaway-small: Epic Max LS 10.5* MMT 60x

:callaway-small: Epic Speed 15* MMT 70x

:callaway-small: Apex UW 17* HZRDUS Smoke Black RDX 80 6.5

:callaway-small: X Forged UT 24* MMT 105TX

:callaway-small: Apex Pro 5 - AW Steelfiber 115x

:callaway-small: PM Grind 2.0 54* $ 58* KBS $ Taper 120 Black

:ping-small: B90

 

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Thanks to MGS and Nike for the opportunity

  • Your name, average putts per round and home state - Jamie Sanko, 29, NY

     

  • Your putting stroke type: either straight, arc or slight arc - slight arc

     

  • Who you'd like to see take the putt against Mars for inter-galactic domination. - Ben Crenshaw.....could watch this guy putt any day of the week!

 

It is so appropriate that you're the first person haha

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-Justin-

@jdiddyesquire

 

 

Driver -    :adams-small: Speedline Super LS 9.5*, Matrix Red Tie 6Q3 X stiff
3 Wood - Tour Edge Exotics CB4 Tou
r 13*, Aldila NV Protopype 80X

Irons -   :taylormade-small:  3-PW rac LT, KBS Tour X
Wedges -   :mizuno-small:
 MP-T4, 50.6, 56.14, 60.5
Putter - Odyssey White Hot Pro Rossie

Bag: Daltrek Carry-Lite Stand Bag

Shoes:   :nike-small: Lunar Swingtip Suede

Ball: Wilson Staff Duo

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  • Your name, average putts per round and home state: Dustin Hayse, 30, INDIANA

     

  • Your putting stroke type: either straight, arc or slight arc:  Straight

     

  • Who you'd like to see take the putt against Mars for inter-galactic domination: Spieth (trendy pick probably but the dude can putt!)

:taylormade-small: M1 10.5* - Tour AD BB-6X
:titelist-small: 10F.d. 13.5* - Graffaloy Bi-Matrix X
:titelist-small: 915Hd 20.5* - Aldila Tour Green
:titelist-small:  T-MB 2-iron - Aldila Tour Green
:titelist-small:  716 AP2 5-PW - KBS C-Taper Lite X
:vokey-small: SM6 50/56 - DG S400

:cameron-small:  Kombi S 35"

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  • Kenneth Johnston, 34 (yeah, bad, I know), Alabama
  • Slight arc
  • Who? Jason Day at the moment.

@KW_Johnston

Driver: Callaway XR

3 Wood: Nike Vrs

Hybrid: Adams Idea Super LS

Irons: Mizuno JPX900 Hot Metal 4-GW. N.S. Pro Modus3 Tour 105 X

Wedge: 54 Callaway Forged

Wedge: 58 Bettinardi

Putter: Taylormade Ghost Black Indy

 

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It's simple – just follow these steps:

  • Your name, average putts per round and home state: Foster Atteberry, was 29, but due to the rainy season, it is now 31, Florida
  • Your putting stroke type: either straight, arc or slight arc: Slight Arc
  • Who you'd like to see take the putt against Mars for inter-galactic domination: Jimmie Walker, ranked #1 this week in average strokes gained putting

Driver: PXG 0211 w/Evenflo Riptide CB Regular shaft 

Fairways:  Cobra King F8 3-4W(16*) & 5-6W(20*) w/Mitsubishi ck Blue regular shaft 

Hybrid: Cobra F8 3 Hybrid(19*) w/Recoil ES regular shaft 

Irons: Wilson D7 5-PW w/Recoil 460 Regular graphite shafts 

Wedges: Cleveland RTX Zipcore(50*/54*/58*) w/True Temper Spinner Wedge steel shaft  

Putter: 33" Evnroll ER2 w/Evnroll Gravity Grip 

Bag: Vice cart bag(Black).  

Pushcart:  Caddytek 3.0 from Costco

Ball: Maxfli Tour CG & Titleist Pro V1x.

 

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  • Brennan Hart, 31, Virginia

     

  • Slight Arc

     

  • No one has made a more clutch putt than Danny Noonan!

 

 

  • Driver- ping-logo.jpg.c39cc6d1c061e68fb2522832f294fa88.jpg Ping G410 Plus 9*
  • Fairway- tour-edge.gif.a6f294e0926c30f03c36126cc7c0ec50.gifTour Edge Exotics EXS 220 3 Wood 16.5*
  • Hybrid- tour-edge.gif.a6f294e0926c30f03c36126cc7c0ec50.gifTour Edge Hot Launch C521 19* & 22* 
  • Irons- Taylor-Made-Logo.jpg.a922638edae25f1c036539a36e9a0f6e.jpgTaylormade RSi2, 5-PW
  • Wedges- Acer.jpg.51238d11edef77900a56a58a1ce09fc4.jpgAcer XB, 50*, 54* and 58*
  • Putter- ping-logo.jpg.c39cc6d1c061e68fb2522832f294fa88.jpgPing Sigma G Tyne (Superstroke grip)
  • Ball- GHzATeLo.jpg.69ffdb028e4ddbcd7846eb57a52b47ee.jpgSnell MTB-X
  • Bag- ping-logo.jpg.c39cc6d1c061e68fb2522832f294fa88.jpg2021 Ping Hoofer USA Edition 

 

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  • Your name, average putts per round and home state: Graham Upshaw, 30, Mississippi

     

  • Your putting stroke type: either straight, arc or slight arc: I'm somewhere between an arc and a slight arc. It can vary a little by the day

     

  • Who you'd like to see take the putt against Mars for inter-galactic domination: By the numbers I should take Speith for a 19 footer because he is currently the best in the world from that range. But if everything is on the line like this situation dictates then give me Tiger in his prime. He didn't miss when it mattered.

Driver- Tmag 2017 M2 tour issue 8.5* actual loft 7.8* w/ HZRDS Green PVD 70TX"
Fairway Metal- Taylormade SLDR Mini Driver 12* w/ Fujikura Rombax TP95-X"

Utility- Mizuno MPH5 1 iron w/ Aldila RIP 85X (depending on course/ conditions)

Irons- Mizuno MP- FLI HI 2i w/ Aldila Proto ByYou 100X
          Mizuno MP59 4i-6I w/ PX 6.5

          Mizuno MP69 7i-PW w/ PX 6.5

Wedges- Scratch 8620 Driver/Slider set.  50*, 54* bent to 55* and 60*

Putter- Taylormade Spider Tour w/ flow neck
Ball- Bridgestone Tour B X

Bag- Sun Mountain C130 Supercharged

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  • Your name, average putts per round and home state - Nic Sherman, 41 (I am the worst putter in the known galaxy), Oregon

     

  • Your putting stroke type: either straight, arc or slight arc - Slight Arc

     

  • Who you'd like to see take the putt against Mars for inter-galactic domination. - Very clearly 2000 era Tiger Woods.

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Driver - :taylormade-small:   SIM2 Max 9° Tour MT 6-S   or   :srixon-small: ZX 7 9.5° Ventus VeloCore Blue S
Fairway - :srixon-small: ZX  3 wd. Ventus VeloCore Blue S

Hybrid - :srixon-small: ZX 18° GD Tour IZ S

2 Iron - :srixon-small: ZU65 18° AeroTech SteelFiber 110icw S

Irons -  :srixon-small: ZX7  Aerotech SteelFiber 110icw  4-Pw 1° flat
Wedges - :cleveland-small: RTX Zipcore Raw 50° 54° 58°  TTGDTI S400 1° flat

Putters -   Cameron Phantom 5x/Odyssey Toulon Stroke Lab Austin/Odyssey 2 Ball DFX/ TaylorMade Spider
Tour Black/Ping Anser F/Scotty Cameron TeI3 Sole Stamp Newport 2. All with different grips, weights, and lengths.
 

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  • Your name, average putts per round and home state - Nic Sherman, 41 (I am the worst putter in the known galaxy), Oregon

     

  • Your putting stroke type: either straight, arc or slight arc - Slight Arc

     

  • Who you'd like to see take the putt against Mars for inter-galactic domination. - Very clearly 2000 era Tiger Woods.

British_2000_1fznc29m_l99uzxoc.jpg

 

Good lord man. If you were to get that into the low 30s you would be close to scratch

Driver- Tmag 2017 M2 tour issue 8.5* actual loft 7.8* w/ HZRDS Green PVD 70TX"
Fairway Metal- Taylormade SLDR Mini Driver 12* w/ Fujikura Rombax TP95-X"

Utility- Mizuno MPH5 1 iron w/ Aldila RIP 85X (depending on course/ conditions)

Irons- Mizuno MP- FLI HI 2i w/ Aldila Proto ByYou 100X
          Mizuno MP59 4i-6I w/ PX 6.5

          Mizuno MP69 7i-PW w/ PX 6.5

Wedges- Scratch 8620 Driver/Slider set.  50*, 54* bent to 55* and 60*

Putter- Taylormade Spider Tour w/ flow neck
Ball- Bridgestone Tour B X

Bag- Sun Mountain C130 Supercharged

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Thanks to MGS and Nike for the opportunity

  • Your name, average putts per round and home state - Kyle Morris, 29, IL
  • Your putting stroke type: either straight, arc or slight arc - slight arc (virtually impossible to make a straight putting stroke)
  • Who you'd like to see take the putt against Mars for inter-galactic domination. - Jack Nicklaus, did you see him make that 100 footer up the hill at Harbor Shores?!?! Still got it!

*edit: if i were to be chosen as a tester I call dibs on the Method Converge B1-01*

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Thanks Nike and MGS

 

Kevin Loughran, 32 putts per round, Florida

Slight arc

Seve Ballesteros It would nice to have him on our side for once.

Taylor Made Sim2  10.5 (Opened 1 click) Ventus Blue 5  R flex

Ping G410 5-9 wood  Alta 65 R flex

Wilson D7 forged 6-GW -  Mamiya recoil 460 R flex

Edison Wedges 54 and 59 KBS Tour Graphite 80's

EVNRoll ER 5

Titleist Pro VIx optic yellow with revkev stamped on them

Tour Exotics 3 wood is in the bag because we are allowed 14 clubs.  It's a great club for pulling balls out of the water or from bushes - you never want to put your hand into anything in Florida unless you are absolutely certain that it's safe.  There are rare wind conditions when I might hit it off the tee on a few holes that I play.  

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Good lord man. If you were to get that into the low 30s you would be close to scratch

 

I used to putt a little better, and consequently, my hdcp was closer to 2.0....  I still hit it the same, but putt it like a 25 hdcp.  I have tried EVERYTHING.  Left hand low, Belly, Long, left handed, one handed, you name it, I have tried it......

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Driver - :taylormade-small:   SIM2 Max 9° Tour MT 6-S   or   :srixon-small: ZX 7 9.5° Ventus VeloCore Blue S
Fairway - :srixon-small: ZX  3 wd. Ventus VeloCore Blue S

Hybrid - :srixon-small: ZX 18° GD Tour IZ S

2 Iron - :srixon-small: ZU65 18° AeroTech SteelFiber 110icw S

Irons -  :srixon-small: ZX7  Aerotech SteelFiber 110icw  4-Pw 1° flat
Wedges - :cleveland-small: RTX Zipcore Raw 50° 54° 58°  TTGDTI S400 1° flat

Putters -   Cameron Phantom 5x/Odyssey Toulon Stroke Lab Austin/Odyssey 2 Ball DFX/ TaylorMade Spider
Tour Black/Ping Anser F/Scotty Cameron TeI3 Sole Stamp Newport 2. All with different grips, weights, and lengths.
 

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Great!!!  


  • Your name, average putts per round and home state - Eric Hutchens, 31, Alabama 

  • Your putting stroke type:  slight arc 

  • Who you'd like to see take the putt against Mars for inter-galactic domination. - Phil Mickelson, he's a choker! 

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I used to putt a little better, and consequently, my hdcp was closer to 2.0....  I still hit it the same, but putt it like a 25 hdcp.  I have tried EVERYTHING.  Left hand low, Belly, Long, left handed, one handed, you name it, I have tried it......

side saddle? ;) 

Driver- Tmag 2017 M2 tour issue 8.5* actual loft 7.8* w/ HZRDS Green PVD 70TX"
Fairway Metal- Taylormade SLDR Mini Driver 12* w/ Fujikura Rombax TP95-X"

Utility- Mizuno MPH5 1 iron w/ Aldila RIP 85X (depending on course/ conditions)

Irons- Mizuno MP- FLI HI 2i w/ Aldila Proto ByYou 100X
          Mizuno MP59 4i-6I w/ PX 6.5

          Mizuno MP69 7i-PW w/ PX 6.5

Wedges- Scratch 8620 Driver/Slider set.  50*, 54* bent to 55* and 60*

Putter- Taylormade Spider Tour w/ flow neck
Ball- Bridgestone Tour B X

Bag- Sun Mountain C130 Supercharged

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side saddle? ;)

And lefty....

 

:blush:

 

I am truly terrible...

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Driver - :taylormade-small:   SIM2 Max 9° Tour MT 6-S   or   :srixon-small: ZX 7 9.5° Ventus VeloCore Blue S
Fairway - :srixon-small: ZX  3 wd. Ventus VeloCore Blue S

Hybrid - :srixon-small: ZX 18° GD Tour IZ S

2 Iron - :srixon-small: ZU65 18° AeroTech SteelFiber 110icw S

Irons -  :srixon-small: ZX7  Aerotech SteelFiber 110icw  4-Pw 1° flat
Wedges - :cleveland-small: RTX Zipcore Raw 50° 54° 58°  TTGDTI S400 1° flat

Putters -   Cameron Phantom 5x/Odyssey Toulon Stroke Lab Austin/Odyssey 2 Ball DFX/ TaylorMade Spider
Tour Black/Ping Anser F/Scotty Cameron TeI3 Sole Stamp Newport 2. All with different grips, weights, and lengths.
 

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Kyle Fillmore

 

30.5

 

Utah

 

Strong arc putting style

 

Me - Give me a new Nike putter and let me save the world.

:taylormade-small: R15 White 10.5° Accra FX-260 M4

:titelist-small:        915F 3W Aldila Rogue Black 110 stiff 

:titelist-small:        915H 4H MRC Diamana D+ Whiteboard 90 HY Stiff

:titelist-small:        716 T-MB 3 iron True Temper Dynamic Gold AMT S-300

:taylormade-small: Rsi 2's 5-9 - True Temper Dynamic Gold AMT S-300

:vokey-small: SM6 46

:vokey-small: SM6 52* 

:vokey-small: SM6 56*  

:callaway-small:  Mack Daddy 2 PM grind 60* 

:scotty-cameron-1:   Newport 2.5 Dual Balance

:titelist-small: ProV1X 

 

 

Game Golf : kfilly20

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And lefty....

 

:blush:

 

I am truly terrible...

You just haven't tried the Nike Converge yet. At least thats what I always tell myself LOL

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Driver- Tmag 2017 M2 tour issue 8.5* actual loft 7.8* w/ HZRDS Green PVD 70TX"
Fairway Metal- Taylormade SLDR Mini Driver 12* w/ Fujikura Rombax TP95-X"

Utility- Mizuno MPH5 1 iron w/ Aldila RIP 85X (depending on course/ conditions)

Irons- Mizuno MP- FLI HI 2i w/ Aldila Proto ByYou 100X
          Mizuno MP59 4i-6I w/ PX 6.5

          Mizuno MP69 7i-PW w/ PX 6.5

Wedges- Scratch 8620 Driver/Slider set.  50*, 54* bent to 55* and 60*

Putter- Taylormade Spider Tour w/ flow neck
Ball- Bridgestone Tour B X

Bag- Sun Mountain C130 Supercharged

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How Can You Enter?

 

It's simple – just follow these steps:

  • Your name, average putts per round and home state.    Robert Bazal, 36 Didn't realize it was quit that bad know where my practice time is going, Wisconsin

     

  • Your putting stroke type: either straight, arc or slight arc     Slight Arc

     

  • Who you'd like to see take the putt against Mars for inter-galactic domination.   If we have to win then it has to be 2000's Tiger he just made everything. or we could just give wedge to Robert Streb.  

Chippewa Falls Wisconsin

10.3 Index

Right Handed

What's in the bag:

 

Driver: :wilson_staff_small: FG Tour F5 8* Fujikura Speeder 757 Evolution Tour Spec X-flex, :ping-small: Anser 8*, Black Grafalloy Bi-Matrix X-Flex; :cobra-small: King LTD Pro Orange Grafalloy Bi-Matrix X-Flex

 

 

FW Wood: :wilson_staff_small: FG Tour F5 15* Fujikura Speeder 757 Evolution Tour Spec X-Flex :ping-small: Anse14*, Fujikura Speeder 757 US Open Edition , X-Stiff

 

 

Irons: :wilson_staff_small: FG Tour V4 2 utility Iron, 3-PW, +0.25, 2* Upright, True Temper Dynamic Gold X-100

 

 

Wedges: :wilson_staff_small: FG Tour PMP Gun Blue 52* bent to 51*, 56* True Temper Dynamic Gold X-100 Shafts

 

 

:edel-golf-1: E2 35", :wilson_staff_small: 8802 35.5", :ping-small: Scottsdale, Wolverine C 35" :ping-small: Anser Milled, Anser 2 34"

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