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1. Snell Golf Balls

 

2. I have a much better understanding of the marketing schemes used by most companies. I also have a much better understanding of equipment performance through the comprehensive tests you generate.

 

3. Do not know for sure, the Snell Golf balls work well for me, not for certain if they contribute to lower scores yet!

 

4. I believe future purchases will such as obtaining a good range finder, following your recommendation to get fitted, etc. 

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1. Have you purchased any golf products based on MyGolfSpy reviews? (Please list which ones.)

Yes I have. Nearly all the clubs in my bag I have based at least a portion of the purchase because of a MGS review.

Cobra Fly Z+ driver, cobra king ltd driver, Mizuno JPX EZ forged irons. Cobra amp cell pro irons and anything else I look at buying I always look up the MGS review before going into the store.

 

2. How has MyGolfSpy changed the way you think about golf equipment?

I wouldn't say changed the way I think about golf equipment, but it has allowed me to be a more informed buyer and given me more confidence in my purchases.

 

3. Have these purchases lowered your scores? (List which products and how much they have lowered your scores.)

They have, but again I believe that goes back to more giving me more confidence in the products I've bought to allow me to be more confident in the course.

 

4. How have these purchases helped you enjoy the game more? How?

Anytime you have confidence you will have more fun and enjoy the game more so most definitely

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1. Have you purchased and golf products based on MyGolfSpy reviews?

 

No, I haven't bought any equipment other than balls this year.

 

2. How has MyGolfSpy changed the way you think about golf equipment ?

 

It hasn't really changed the way I think about equipment, but it has provided another avenue for reviews and opinions of golfers other than the OEM hype.

 

3. Have these purchases lowered your score?

 

No...no purchases.

 

4. How have these purchases helped you enjoy the game more?

 

None...again no purchases.

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No equipment purchases but am planning on trying the Snell balls based on the member feedback.

 

Thanks for providing a forum that is both informative and useful.

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1) Most recently the Cobra King F6+ driver, Nike Vapor Flex driver, 2016 edition, Callaway Apex iron set, Callaway Mack Daddy wedges and Cleveland 2135 counterbalanced putters.

 

2) I have always been an equipment junkie. Since the local big stores do not carry everything that is available, it is hard to be exposed to some equipment that might be best for me but, not on the racks of the local store.

 

3) research and frequent tuneup lessons have combined to make me a better golfer despite advancing age.

 

4) Confidence in my purchases has saved me from the eternal search to improve by buying more and more equipment. My choices are remaining in the gamer bag for much longer.

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1. Have you purchased any golf products based on MyGolfSpy reviews?  (Please list which ones.)

 

Yes, My Taylormade M1 460 Driver, Kirkland Signature Golf Balls. Callaway X-Hot irons, and my Cleveland 2310 Putter.

 

2. How has MyGolfSpy changed the way you think about golf equipment?

 

Golfspy has given me fantastic unbiased insight into honest equipment reviews and testing. Golfspy has been a great source for researching equipment.

 

 

3. Have these purchases lowered your scores? (List which products and how much they have lowered your scores.)

 

Yes, I have gone from a 22 Handicap to a 15. Ball striking is better and putting has improved significantly. I have saved at least 7-8 strokes a round.Still struggle with my driver but you can't have everything!

 

4. How have these purchases helped you enjoy the game more? How?

 

By researching and using equipment that helps my game instead of hurting it. Finding the right type of equipment from Golfspy reviews and testing. When I play better it makes the game a lot more enjoyable.

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1. No, but not because I don't value the info. I haven't had the disposable income to buy new equipment recently. My wishlist is fully based on MGS reviews, however. When I do get the cash, MGS reviews will definitely influence my decision.

2. I feel more informed about the actual performance of equipment, rather than the marketing hype.

3. No, since I haven't purchased any equipment.

4. See above. New equipment always makes the game more enjoyable, for a few swings, at least.

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1. Have you purchased any golf products based on MyGolfSpy reviews?  (Please list which ones.)

 

There are just so many things I have bought since I joined MGS.  No, I never bought anything before I joined, but read a lot of blog articles and forum posts before joining.  I am not sure that I can remember everything purchased, but these are what I am still playing/wearing...

Sonartec FW from an old MGS forum post long ago

Snell MyTourBall and Get Sum yellows

Bridgestone JGR driver

SCOR 42, 46, 50, 54, and 58 plus backups!

Kentwool socks

True Linkswear shoes

Sun Mountain bag and cart

Bushnell Tour V3

Criquet shirts

 

2. How has MyGolfSpy changed the way you think about golf equipment?
Prior to reading MGS, I went to my local golf shop and bought whatever I needed/wanted; sometimes ordering from eBay.  Now, I only buy equipment after a review or comments from forum members.  I feel better informed about products.
 
3. Have these purchases lowered your scores? (List which products and how much they have lowered your scores.)
Hard to say.  My scores have come down, but it could be from a combination of the equipment, retiring from work and playing golf more, joining a better course, a new knee 3 years ago.  I do feel like my game is more consistent.
 
4. How have these purchases helped you enjoy the game more? How?
Absolutely!  My JGR driver is much straighter than my SLDR.  My SCORs are fantastic scoring clubs.  My feet feel better when walking in my Kentwools and Trues.  My only complaint is that I am hooked on MGS so much that when all the new things come out, I feel the need to try them all whether I "need" them or not!!  
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1. MyGolfSpy has changed the way I look at equipment. I pulled the trigger on a EVNRoll putter which cost a bundle and just starting playing one length clubs.

2. Name on equipment is no longer the most important thing for me. It is how it works for my game. I am much more into trying before I buy.

3. The EVNRoll putter has been a game changer for me. Making many more 10 foot and under putts. The one length irons seem to really work but I have only played with them twice so I will have to wait and see.

4. Golf has become much more fun since I learned to use equipment that is easier to hit and not be hung up on how it looks.

Keep up the good work!

Rich, Welches, oregon

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1. Have you purchased any golf products based on MyGolfSpy reviews?  (Please list which ones.)

  • My purchasing decisions are always based on my personal testing. I know that what works well for others may not exactly work well for me. However, I always read reviews and they help me decide what to narrow the testing group to.

 
2. How has MyGolfSpy changed the way you think about golf equipment?

  • No Question. I have a much better understanding of the physics and the why behind club design than I did before joining the forum...

 
3. Have these purchases lowered your scores? (List which products and how much they have lowered your scores.)

  • I cannot say lowered, but maintained without any real practice. I play to the same index as I did 10 years ago without a minute of practice or work..  Because I have the best equipment for my game. 

 
4. How have these purchases helped you enjoy the game more? How?

  • I play adequate, passable golf without any real effort. This allows me to enjoy time spent on the course with friends, instead of wondering if my wedges are the right bounce..

 
 

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1. Purchased TaylorMade M2 driver and rescue.

2.I enjoy reading topics and reviews from golfers with similar handicaps. (we're not all low single digits!)

3.To soon to tell, getting a little more distance.

4.Yes.Never been much of a driving range guy. Took the new clubs to the range prior to playing, nice tune up, I feel helped. Gone to the range last two rounds and see improvement in that part of the game. (then another part goes south!)

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1. Have you purchased any golf products based on MyGolfSpy reviews?  (Please list which ones.)

 

- I wouldn't say it was strictly just my golf spy reviews but they did play a portion of my decision. King Cobra LTD Pro Irons MB/CB

 

2. How has MyGolfSpy changed the way you think about golf equipment?

 

- Always get more than one review/opinion and always try stuff for yourself

 

3. Have these purchases lowered your scores? (List which products and how much they have lowered your scores.)

 

- I don't think it was all the equipment, but i'm sure it played a role.

 

4. How have these purchases helped you enjoy the game more? How?

 

- Personally just really like the cobra irons and probably gave my irons shots a tighter dispersion and helping to shoot better.

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1. Have you purchased any golf products based on MyGolfSpy reviews?  (Please list which ones.)

 

TM M1 driver, Snell MTB, EVNRoll putter

 

2. How has MyGolfSpy changed the way you think about golf equipment?

 

A company has a marketing department for a reason, their job is to convince potential customers to purchase their products.  As golfers, we are a particularly gullible group (myself included) and the marketers know this.  Your continued testing of products and comparing the results to the marketing claims are invaluable to those of us who don't have the time and/or resources to do our own testing of multiple products in multiple categories.   My lists for what products to consider gets pared down significantly based on what I read on MGS and my experiences have mirrored your findings.

 

3. Have these purchases lowered your scores? (List which products and how much they have lowered your scores.)

 

Yes.  The TM M1 added yards to my drives, even more so when I put both weights into the back slot after reading the article here, shorter irons into the greens which leads to approach shots closer to the hole.  And then I put the EVNRoll putter in my bag after reading the review here and am making more putts than I have in years.  As a single digit handicap, I can objectively claim that the better drives and better putting have taken 3 shots off my typical score over the last 2 months.  I cannot claim that the Snell MTB has lowered my scores, but it's a better ball and half the price of what I was playing before (ProV1x) and I am a complete convert to the Snell ball.

 

4. How have these purchases helped you enjoy the game more? How?

 

This is a loaded question.....of course I enjoy the game more, I'm playing better!

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1. Have you purchased any golf products based on MyGolfSpy reviews?  (Please list which ones.)

I'm sure I have, the driver reviews/comparisons are always relevant in terms of narrowing down which ones to try. 

 

2. How has MyGolfSpy changed the way you think about golf equipment?

It is really just exposure to different offerings... for example, I don't think I would have even tried Cobra if I hadn't been reading about some of their stuff on this site

 

3. Have these purchases lowered your scores? (List which products and how much they have lowered your scores.)

Hard to say, my hcp/avg score has gone down every year for the past 6 or 7 years, but I've also been playing a lot more golf

 

4. How have these purchases helped you enjoy the game more? How?

I really like trying stuff out, both in demo days and just club ho-ing in general. I enjoy reading others' thoughts on a particular product and comparing my own experiences with them.

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1. Have you purchased any golf products based on MyGolfSpy reviews? (Please list which ones.)

 

~~Yes, when I was a newbie about 3 1/2 years ago I was looking for some irons that would improve my golf swing at the time as well as take me to a higher level of proficiency in the future. I chose Cobra S3 irons.

 

 

 

2. How has MyGolfSpy changed the way you think about golf equipment?

 

~~A lot of the equipment manufacturers, (I'm referring to golf clubs) essentially produce similar products with slight variations as to 'bells & whistles' each year. In rare cases, there will be a breakthrough innovation.

 

 

3. Have these purchases lowered your scores? (List which products and how much they have lowered your scores.)

 

~~ With the same Cobra S3 irons I still own I've gone from a total hacker to an 8 handicap. Although I have switched drivers from a Ping G30 regular flex => TaylorMade Aero Burner (driver/fairway wood) stiff flex.

 

 

4. How have these purchases helped you enjoy the game more? How?

 

~~ I've been able to play most par 5 holes and get to the green in two shots.

 

Hope this helps.

 

 

 

 

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1. Yes I have purchased many products.  (Snell golf balls, MG golf gloves, Titleist 915 Driver, Bushnell GPS watch, to name a few). 

 

2. Yes MGS has, its not always what the pro's are playing that is best for you.  MGS does a great job of telling you what is good for your game.

 

3.  I don't know if they have lowered my scores.  My handicap has been between +1.4 & +2.2 over the last year and a half.  I think my scores reflect how often or less often I get to play.

 

4. Yes they have.  I love my gps watch and my Titleist driver will be very hard to replace. 

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No, haven't purchas d anything to date but love reading the reviews of new products. I have always enjoyed the game and scores are usually in the 70s. I am ready to buy a new swing if one comes along.

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1. No i have not

2. This app and the articles on it have really changed how much research goes into companies, club types I'm looking to purchase.

3. I did purchase a cnc milled putter from a retailer (not reviewed here) but met the requirements of what i wanted in a putter after research here, and other places. It eliminated three putts for me because of the feel of the putter and consistent distances i can get longer putts close everytime to two putt.

 

4. Obviously playing better and more consistently is every golfers goal and its enjoyable to know what is going to happen when i hit a club this hard oie this soft everytime

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I'm going to be an elite custom club maker in our area.Asked some great questions since I'm slightly new on here.All my questions were answered and learned some valuable info.Looking to getting my new business rolling in a month.And hopefully my work will be noticed and I might go nation wide or maybe global

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1)  Have used MyGolfSpy reviews as a significant reference point.  Purchases resulting from products reviewed include Cobra Fly-z Drive, Tour Edge Exotics EX9 Tour Driver, EX9 Fairway Woods and Hybrids, TEE CB Pro Tungsten Irons, Cleveland RTX3 Wedges.  Snell Golf Balls.  Driver still the weak spot, but irons are super, RTX wedges the best I've ever played and Snell balls are excellent performers, affordable and from a terrific, customer-focused company.

 

2)  Has prompted me to be more analytical and research purchases more thoroughly.  Directing my purchases to what is best for my game - especially as I age - and not what professionals and 'everybody else' is using. 

 

3)  Scores are trending lower.  Still several swing and course management issues to deal with, but the equipment performance is definitely improved over that which it replaced.

 

4)  Always enjoy the game, but the new equipment makes it more rewarding as the equipment is easier to play (well).

 

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