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Hi gang --

 

This one's kinda special -- I'm looking for 6 volunteers to test and review a major manufacturer's 2016 premier ball offerings.  

 

Please volunteer here, and provide your location, swing speed, handicap, current ball and what you look for in a ball -- distance or on-the-green control.

 

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What's in the bag:
 
Driver:  :titelist-small:TSi3  
FW Wood: PXG Gen4 2-wood
Hybrids:  PXG Gen4 18-degree
Utility Irons: :wilson_staff_small: Staff Model Utilities 18, 21, 24*
Irons:; PXG 0211; :Hogan: Pro Combo; :benhogan-small:FTX Combo;:benhogan-small:'99 Apex Plus; :benhogan-small:'99 Apex blades; :macgregor-small: 2010 VIP irons; :macgregor-small: VIP 1025 V-Foil MB/CB; 

Wedges:  :cleveland-small: RTZ ZipCore: :benhogan-small:Riviera 52-56-60
Putter: :scotty-small: Newport Special Select;  :edel-golf-1:  Willamette,  :bettinardi-small: BB8; :wilson-small: Buckingham; MATI Monto

Ball: :bridgestone-small: Tour B X; :srixon-small: Z-STAR XV; :wilson-small: Triad

Stat Tracker/GPS Watch: :ShotScope:


 
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96 mph

15 handicap

Titleist Tru Soft / PRO V1

I need a ball that can give me both distance and check up on the greens on short pitch and chip shots.

 

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WITB:

 

Driver:   :taylormade-small: Sim2 Max w/ Fujikura Motore X F3 shaft

FW Wood:   :cobra-small:  F9 wood 14.5* 

Hybrids:  :taylormade-small: Sim2 Max 3 Hybrid & :nike-small: Vapor Flex 4 hybrid  

Irons:  :srixon-small: Z565 - 7 thru PW & ZU85 - 5 thru 6 with Recoil ZT9 F4 shafts                                            

Wedges:   :cleveland-small: RTX4 52*, 56*, 60* 

Putter:  Scotty Cameron M2 Newport

Ball:  :Snell: Black & :titelist-small: Pro V1

Bag: 2018 MyGolfSpy stand Bag & 2021 Greenside Golf stand bag

 

 

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Please volunteer here, and provide your swing speed, handicap, current ball and what you look for in a ball -- distance or on-the-green control.

 

Swing Speed 100-104

Handicap-9.3

Current Ball- E5

Look for: I look for spin off my irons and wedges. I almost always require a urethane cover. I like the e5 because it spins around the green due to the urethane cover but is also only 2 pieces so I get a distance ball as well

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Driver Swing Speed 95 -105

Handicap- 15.7

Current Ball- TaylorMade TP Red LDP (only have 3 left) - looking for replacement.

Look for: I look for spin off my irons and wedges. Extra distance is a plus.  Needs to feel good of the putter

Driver:  Taylormade R1,65g Aldila RIP Phenom TP, Stiff
Fairway: Callaway FT 4 wood 16° Aldila  XVS6 "PGA Tour Only"
Hybrid: : Sonartec MD 19° Stiff Stepless steel
Irons: RSi 1 5i-AW, KBS Tour S (5.7)
Wedges: Callaway X-Tour forged 56° and Scratch 8620 60°
Putter: MannKrafted custom putter

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Steve - Washington state

Swing speed 112

handicap 12

current ball - bridgestone b330

Always looking for a better feel ball around the green. I have plenty of distance. I even usually turn away from anything that boast long or longer or longest on the box.

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Jamie

SS: 115+

Index:  -0.6

Current Ball:  ProV1x

Control is the main aspect I look for in a ball.

WITB

:callaway-small: Epic Max LS 10.5* GD AD TP 6x

:callaway-small: Epic Speed 15* GD AD HD 7x

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

PXG 0317 22* KBS Proto 95x

PXG 0311 ST 5 -GW KBS Tour 130

PXG Sugar Daddy 54* & 58* TTDG TI S400

L.A.B. Golf Mezz.1 34"

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90

4.9

Bridgestone B330 RX or Snell My Your Ball

On the green control

 

Thanks for the opportunity to apply

 

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Taylor Made Stealth 10.5  Aldila Ascent Red R flex

Ping G410 5, 7, 9 wood  Alta 65 R flex

Wilson D7 forged 5-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

Still on that elusive hunt for a 3 wood that I'm able to hit - I don't know why, I crush the 5 wood and it's really a 4 wood anyway. 

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108 mph

6 Handicap

Callaway SR3

Ideally, I'd like a ball that has a decent blend of both. I want green side control but not at the expense of iron and wood shots that balloon up because of a high spin coefficient. I'm usually willing to part with a little bit of green side control in order to keep the spin down on the mishits. 

Driver: Callaway Epic Max LS 9° w/ GD Tour AD DI-6X

3wd: TaylorMade SIM 15° w/ GD Tour AD DI-7S

2h: Callaway Big Bertha Alpha 815 17° w/ Fujikura Speeder 865 Stiff

4h: Callaway XR Pro 23 w/ Project X LZ 6.0

5i - PW: Callaway Apex Pro

Wedges: Callaway MD3 50°, Titleist SM8 54° and 58°

Putter: Scotty Cameron Phantom X 7.5

Ball: Titleist ProV1x

 

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swing speed: 110-114 (driver)

handicap: 10

current ball: Nike Tour RZN Platinum

what you look for in a ball: control around the greens and penetrating in windy conditions.

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Swing: 108mph (driver)

Handicap: 8

Current Ball: Titleist Pro V1

I look for control and spin around the greens.

Driver: Cobra F9 Speedback (9.0) with Fujikura Atmos 7X (Avalanche White) 

3 Wood: Callaway Epic Sub-Zero (15 degrees) in Rogue Max 75g stiff shaft

Hybrid: Callaway Apex 20 degree with Kurokage 80g Stiff Shaft

Irons: Wilson Staff CB 4-PW in KBS 120 Stiff shafts

Wedges: Titleist Vokey SM6 - 50

              Callaway MD4 - 56 & 60 degrees

Putter: Taylormade TP Collection Soto

Golf Ball: Titliest Pro V1 and Srixon Z-Star 

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118mph

0.6 hdcp

Snell MTB

I look for a ball the provides good distance and great performance and feel around the green.

Control and spin are the most important

 Ping G410 LST 10.5 set -1* Flat Accra TZ5 65 M5

Callaway Epic Flash 15* set -1 Aldila ATX Blue 75TX

Ben Hogan FT Worth Hi 19* KBS Tour V X

Ben Hogan PTX Pro 4-P KBS Tour V X 2* Flat 4* loft increments

Hogan Equalizer 50* KBS Hi-Rev 2.0 X 2* Flat

Hogan Equalizer 56* KBS Hi-Rev 2.0 2* Flat

Hogan Equalizer 62* KBS Hi-Rev 2.0 2* Flat

EVNROLL ER7 P2 Aware Tour
Scotty Cameron Newport2 Buttonback P2 Aware Tour Grip
Snell MTB-X

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110mph swing speed

7.8 hdcp

Pro V1x and Wilson Duo U

I'm looking for a ball that doesn't go into the trees or the water or goes out of bounds! This secret ball might be the answer! I'm also looking for a ball that has little side spin effect on driver and a ton of spin on my short irons.

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110mph swing speed

7.8 hdcp

Pro V1x and Wilson Duo U

I'm looking for a ball that doesn't go into the trees or the water or goes out of bounds! This secret ball might be the answer! I'm also looking for a ball that has little side spin effect on driver and a ton of spin on my short irons.

That would be the new Unicorn ball, and it is not USGA legal.  :)

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100-105 mph

7.9 hdcp

Taylormade Lethal/ Callaway Chrome Soft

Control is the most important aspect of a ball. I want to know that i will get consistent results from the ball provided i put the right swing on it.  Spin around the green needs to be controllable to be able to hit a variety of shots.   

Bag: :ping-small:  Hoofer Vantage

Driver: :ping-small:  G25 10.5 Aldila NV 65 S

3 Wood:   :cobra-small:  Fly Z+ 3 Wood 13.5*

Rescue: :adams-small:  XTD ti 18* set to 17* or  :adams-small: Pro 23* 

Irons: :callaway-small:  Apex Pro 4-PW, KBS Tour S, Standard Length and Loft, 2* flat, 

Wedges: :callaway-small: Mack Daddy 2 50* bent to 51*, KBS Tour S

:vokey-small: Spin Milled 56* bent to 55*

:callaway-small: Mack Daddy 2 60* U grind KBS Tour S

Putter: :cameron-small: Futura X5 MOTO

Grips: PURE DTX Green

 

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Germany

SS 100ish

Handicap 15

Current Ball TM TP5

I'm looking for control. With a predetermined SS, distance should be comparable between different models.

:cobra-small: SpeedZone 9* w/ Aldila Rogue Silver 60 S
:callaway-small: X2 Hot 3 Deep 14.5* w/ Aldila Tour Green 75 S
:taylormade-small: JetSpeed 5W 19* w/ Matrix Velox T 69 S OR :adams-small: Super LS 3H 19* w/ Kuro Kage Black 80 S
:mizuno-small: JPX919 Forged 4-PW w/ Modus3 105 S
:titelist-small: Vokey SM7 50/08F, 54/14F & 58/08M w/ Modus3 115 Wedge
:EVNROLL: ER1 34" w/ SuperStroke Fatso 2.0
MfleKCg.jpg Pro / 9dZCgaF.jpgH2NO Lite Cart Bag / :Clicgear: 3.0 / :918457628_PrecisionPro: NX7 Pro LRF

My reviews: MLA Putter // Titleist SM7 // PING i500 // PuttOUT

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Bryan - Richmond VA

 

Swing Speed 96-99

Handicap-4.8

Current Ball- Chrome Soft

Look for: I look for lower spin & workability off my woods, but still able to put some decent spin on short irons/wedges to check up around greens. Like a soft feel on the putting surface.

Cobra F7 10.5
2015 XR Deep 3 Wood 14* - Project X LZ 70 Red
Callaway Apex Pro Irons 6-PW C Taper 120 Stiff- Up 2.
Hogan FTW Hi 24,27 KBS Tour V Steel Stiff
Wedges:Callaway Mack Daddy 52 & 60
Putter:Rife Legend 2 bar 34"
Right Handed.
Richmond VA area (Moseley).
5.8USGA Handicap

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Hi gang --

 

This one's kinda special -- I'm looking for 6 volunteers to test and review a major manufacturer's 2016 premier ball offerings.  

 

Please volunteer here, and provide your location, swing speed, handicap, current ball and what you look for in a ball -- distance or on-the-green control.

 

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Long Beach, CA

101mph SS

12 Handicap

Current Ball: Nike Tour RZN Black

Looking for the distance. 

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:taylormade-small: 2017 M1 9.5°, Mitsubishi Chemical Tensei CK Blue, Golf Pride MCC Plus 4

:taylormade-small:2017 M2 3 Wood Fairway 15°, Aldila Rogue 125 Tour Edition, Golf Pride MCC Plus 4

:nike-small:Vapor Speed 5 Wood Fairway 19°, Fujikura 73 Tour Spec, Golf Pride MCC Plus 4

:mizuno-small: JPX 919 Forged #4-6 Iron, JPX 919 Tour  #7-PW Irons, KBS C-Taper, Golf Pride MCC Plus 4

⭐ Artisan Golf custom 50°, 54°, 54°, Nippon Modus 120 Wedge, Golf Pride MCC Plus 4

:scotty-small:  Tour Issue Circle T - Tour Rat I

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Jon - Dubuque, IA

 

Swing Speed 105 (Driver)

Handicap: 10.7

Current Ball: Chrome Soft

Looking for a ball with less side spin off the tee, while maintaining some workability on the green.

Driver: Ping G30 SFTech Stiff Flex

           3W: Cobra F9, Atmos TS Blue 7S

           5W: Cobra F6

           4H: Cobra F7 4-5H 22* Stiff Flex

           5-PW: Taylormade RSI TP +1/2", 2* Upright, Stiff Flex (DG S400)

           50, 54: Titleist Vokey SM6 Steel Grey, F-Grind/M-Grind

           From: Fargo, ND, Right Handed

 

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