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#1 Street11

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Posted 17 May 2017 - 09:25 PM

So for my lunch break I just wondered into my local golf store because.. well I like wondering golf stores. Well I had no intention of buying anything until I saw at the front counter stacks and stacks of Nike golf balls selling for $19 a dozen. They had everything from the white to red to tour platinum and tour black, in white and volt. So $160 later I walked out with 8 dozen. What an expensive lunch.

What are your stories? What did you come out with that you had not intended on buying?


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:cobra-small: F6+ (Project X HRZDUS Black 6.5 75)

:cobra-small: LTD Black 3/4 (Project X HRZDUS black 6.5 75)

:nike-small: Vapor Speed 3 iron (VRS stiff shaft)

:nike-small: Vapor Pro 4-PW (X-100 AMT) 

:nike-small: Engage wedges 52* 58*

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Posted 17 May 2017 - 09:35 PM

So for my lunch break I just wondered into my local golf store because.. well I like wondering golf stores. Well I had no intention of buying anything until I saw at the front counter stacks and stacks of Nike golf balls selling for $19 a dozen. They had everything from the white to red to tour platinum and tour black, in white and volt. So $160 later I walked out with 8 dozen. What an expensive lunch.

What are your stories? What did you come out with that you had not intended on buying?


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Hate to admit it. But I have been there, walk into a golf store at lunch and end up buying balls or shoes


In my bag:


Driver: Tour Edge E8 Beta, 8.5° Project X M66 Handcrafted 6.5

Wood: Tour Edge E8 Tour 14.0° Diamana S+ 70X

Hybrids:   :adams-small:   Adams Red 18* X-Stiff

Irons:   :mizuno-small:  JPX 900 Tours 3-PW Project X LZ 6.5

Wedges:   :cleveland-small: RTX-3 52&58 DG TI S-400

Putter:   :odyssey-small: RSX 001

 Ball:   :srixon-small: Z-Star XV 5


#3 KCLeo12

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Posted 18 May 2017 - 01:15 AM

Walked into a store monday after leaving the Chiropractor and found the Srixon hats on clearance bought 5 hats for $44


Srixon Z765 9.5* set 1*lower and 1.5* Open Aldila Rogue 125 60X
Srixon F65 13.5* HZRDUS Black 75G 6.5

Srixon U65 18* Modus 130X 2* Flat
Srixon Z765 3 & 4 iron Modus 130X 2* Flat

Srixon Z965 5-P  Modus 130X 2* Flat

Cleveland RX-3 50* V-MG Modus 130X 2* Flat

Cleveland RX-3 54* V-FG Modus 130X 2* Flat

Cleveland RX-3 60* V-FG Modus 130S 2* Flat
Scotty Cameron Newport2 Buttonback
Srixon Z-Star XV


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Posted 18 May 2017 - 02:00 AM

About 12 years ago, I went into my regular golf store to buy a dozen balls for the next day snd chat with the guys I knew. I waked out with the dozen balls and a brand new R9 Driver.

:srixon-small:  Z565 10.5 Miyazaki Mizu R Shaft    :titelist-small:  917 F2 18*  Diamana Red 60g Stiff  :titelist-small: 816 H1 21* and 23* Diamana   :srixon-small: 565 in 5,6 and 7 iron, 765 in the 8,9 and PW Nippon Modus3 Tour 105 Shaft in R flex   :titelist-small: SM6 50.08, 54.08 and 58.12  :cameron-small: X7M   :titelist-small: ProV1X #17


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Posted 18 May 2017 - 02:06 AM

I hardly ever do this in stores, because I have a really really bad habit of telling myself I can get it online for less. But if you count walking out of the store, then automatically buying it online, then I've done that. Happened earlier this year with my F7+

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Driver :cobra-small:  King F7+

Fairway Wood:  :callaway-small:  XR 3W

Hybrid:  :nike-small:  Vapor Flex 4H

Irons:  :ping-small:  G25 (4-PW)

Wedges:  :callaway-small:  MD3 52/56/60

Putter:  MLA Tour XDream

 


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Posted 18 May 2017 - 02:08 AM

I finished my round three weeks ago, and as my clubs are being wiped down, I see the Ping tent down on the range. Well, well, well. What have we here?

45 minutes later, I'm placing an order for a new driver and three wood...

Impulsive much?
<p>In my bag: Ping G LS Tec 9* Tour 65 Stiff Taylormade Superfast 2.0 version 2 T3 13.5 degree,Grafalloy BiMatrix Tour Prototype in X flex, Mizzy FliHi 3 iron, Ping G30 white dot 4-PW Stiff 110 gm KBS tours  Scor 52,56,60 Wedges</p><p>In the sin bin:  Tour Exotics 19* hybrid, Adams 21* hybrid.

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Posted 18 May 2017 - 02:12 AM

I finished my round three weeks ago, and as my clubs are being wiped down, I see the Ping tent down on the range. Well, well, well. What have we here?
45 minutes later, I'm placing an order for a new driver and three wood...
Impulsive much?

Lol. Sounds like we could hang out. Ha

:srixon-small:  Z565 10.5 Miyazaki Mizu R Shaft    :titelist-small:  917 F2 18*  Diamana Red 60g Stiff  :titelist-small: 816 H1 21* and 23* Diamana   :srixon-small: 565 in 5,6 and 7 iron, 765 in the 8,9 and PW Nippon Modus3 Tour 105 Shaft in R flex   :titelist-small: SM6 50.08, 54.08 and 58.12  :cameron-small: X7M   :titelist-small: ProV1X #17


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Posted 18 May 2017 - 02:13 AM

Ummm...me leaving a golf store without anything is a miracle


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#9 L.I. Rich

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Posted 18 May 2017 - 02:20 AM

Lol. Sounds like we could hang out. Ha


No doubt!
<p>In my bag: Ping G LS Tec 9* Tour 65 Stiff Taylormade Superfast 2.0 version 2 T3 13.5 degree,Grafalloy BiMatrix Tour Prototype in X flex, Mizzy FliHi 3 iron, Ping G30 white dot 4-PW Stiff 110 gm KBS tours  Scor 52,56,60 Wedges</p><p>In the sin bin:  Tour Exotics 19* hybrid, Adams 21* hybrid.

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Posted 18 May 2017 - 02:21 AM

Good

No doubt!


Good thing I was tired, I would have moved on to wedges!
<p>In my bag: Ping G LS Tec 9* Tour 65 Stiff Taylormade Superfast 2.0 version 2 T3 13.5 degree,Grafalloy BiMatrix Tour Prototype in X flex, Mizzy FliHi 3 iron, Ping G30 white dot 4-PW Stiff 110 gm KBS tours  Scor 52,56,60 Wedges</p><p>In the sin bin:  Tour Exotics 19* hybrid, Adams 21* hybrid.

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Posted 18 May 2017 - 03:30 AM

Walked into a store monday after leaving the Chiropractor and found the Srixon hats on clearance bought 5 hats for $44

Saw that on IG
Does that make you a hat ho?


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Driver: :cobra-small:  Fly-Z+ 10° Aldila Tour Blue 75X
Fairway: tour%20edge_zpspiralols.jpg CB4 4 wood 16.5° Aldila RIP Σ 70X
Hybrid: : :wilson_staff_small:   FG Tour M3 21° Aldila Phenom  85 X
Irons: :mizuno-small:  JPX 800 Pro 4i-PW, KBS Tour X, SS 1x
Wedges: :mizuno-small: MP-T11 50.05, 55.12, 60.05, KBS Hi-Rev 2.0 X
Putter: 35"  :wilson_staff_small:   8802


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Posted 18 May 2017 - 03:33 AM

Saw that on IG
Does that make you a hat ho?


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haha I have over 50 hats so year I am a hat ho


Srixon Z765 9.5* set 1*lower and 1.5* Open Aldila Rogue 125 60X
Srixon F65 13.5* HZRDUS Black 75G 6.5

Srixon U65 18* Modus 130X 2* Flat
Srixon Z765 3 & 4 iron Modus 130X 2* Flat

Srixon Z965 5-P  Modus 130X 2* Flat

Cleveland RX-3 50* V-MG Modus 130X 2* Flat

Cleveland RX-3 54* V-FG Modus 130X 2* Flat

Cleveland RX-3 60* V-FG Modus 130S 2* Flat
Scotty Cameron Newport2 Buttonback
Srixon Z-Star XV


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Posted 18 May 2017 - 10:22 AM

Two things recently for me. One was a pair of shoes on for 50% off at a course I don't normally play. I tried them on and that was that, threw the old ones in the truck and played with the new ones.
Then I was at the store looking at the f7 3 wood and ended up walking out with two shop worn callaway MD3 wedges for $120 cdn! Most used clubs since then!


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Posted 18 May 2017 - 11:01 AM

You guys kill me! You need will power to prevent these impulse purchases! And that will power is called a wife, two kids, four mortgages, and feeding a hamster (who knew a hamster could eat so much? 😂 if I didn't have kids, I'd be going all out on the hardware just like you all, but the family comes first.
I've also had this internal debate the last several years as well, that while I want to buy the shiny new irons, fww, wedges or driver, it's all for naught if my swing is in the gutter :(. A new set of irons isn't going to magically make me hit better shots (will it?, lol) and increase my GIR's or keep me in the fairways. This might be the year though that I go all in and revamp the bag. We'll see...

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Fairway Woods: LH taylormade.jpgAeroburner 3-Wood 15* Speed Rul-Z 60 S-Flex
Hybrid: LH taylormade.jpgAeroBurner 3 Rescue 19* / 4 Rescue 22* - matrix%20shafts%2080x15.jpg Speed Rul-Z 70 S-Flex 
Irons: LH mizuno.jpg MP-57 1* flat standard loft 3-PW Project X Precision 5.5 
Wedges: LH 
:titelist-small:  SM 52*/10* & 58*/10*  with True Temper Wedge Flex Shafts

Putter: LH bettinardi.jpg C03


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Posted 18 May 2017 - 11:46 AM

I impulse buy, just not golf gear, that I think through first. It's all the other crap that I HAVE to buy.


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:mizuno-small:JPX-EZ Driver 11.5°U Fujikura SIX XLR8 S flex

:mizuno-small:JPX-EX 3 wood 16.5°U Fujikura SIX XLR8 S flex

:mizuno-small:JPE-EZ 5 wood 19°U Fulikura SIX XLR8 S flex
21° Maltby KE4 HDI Hybrid UST Mamiya Recoil 680 F4
23° Maltby KE4 HDI Hybrid UST Mamiya Recoil 680 F4
25° Maltby KE4 HDI Hybrid UST Mamiya Recoil 680 F4
Irons: Maltby 6-9 DBM Forged UST Mamiya Recoil 680 F4
Wedges: SCOR 46°, 50°, 54° Nippon Pro

:yes-small: Putter: Yes! Tracy
Bag: Sun Mountain C-130
Balls: Snell MTB

 

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