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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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#2 jayjay0808

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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° Accra DyMatch S2 65 M5

Wood: Tour Edge E8 Tour 14.0° Accra DyMatch S2 75 M5

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:   :seemore-small: PTM 2 with Rosemark 1.38 Lite

 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


Ping G400 LST 8.5 Atmos Black 6X

Ping G400 set to 13.5 ACCRA FX 370 M5

Cobra King Pro 3-P  Modus 130X 2* Flat 4* loft increments

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
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#4 GolfSpy Rob

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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.

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#5 TSauer

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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+

In my Ogio Nimbus bag

 

Driver :cobra-small:  King F7+

Fairway Wood:  :callaway-small:  XR 3W

Hybrid:  :nike-small:  Vapor Flex 4H

Irons:  :ping-small:  i200 (4-PW)

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

Putter:   :ping-small:  Sigma G Anser

 


#6 L.I. Rich

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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.

#7 GolfSpy Rob

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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

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#8 Eseay32

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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.

#10 L.I. Rich

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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.

#11 McaseyM

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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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What's in my  :cleveland-small: bag:

Driver 1: :cobra-small:  Fly-Z+ 10° Aldila Tour Blue 75X 

Driver 2:  :cleveland-small: Launcher 10.5° Project X HZRDUS Yellow 75 6.5

Fairway  :cleveland-small:  Launcher HB 15° Project X HZRDUS Yellow 65 6.5
Hybrid:  :cobra-small: King F7 16.5° KBS Tour PROTO Hybrid 95 S+

Hybrid:    :cleveland-small:  Launcher HB 19° KBS Tour PROTO Hybrid 95 S+

Irons:   :cleveland-small:  CBX 4i - PW, TT DG S300 HS 1x
Wedges:  :cleveland-small: CBX 50.11, 55.11, 60.10  TT DG S300 HS 1x

Putter:  IMG_3071.JPG Honey Badger 34"  &   :cleveland-small: TFI 2135 Elevado 38" CB

Ball:  :srixon-small: Q-Star 

 


#12 KCLeo12

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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


Ping G400 LST 8.5 Atmos Black 6X

Ping G400 set to 13.5 ACCRA FX 370 M5

Cobra King Pro 3-P  Modus 130X 2* Flat 4* loft increments

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
Snell MTB


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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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Driver:  LH  :cobra-small: F8 10.5° Project X Even Flow Blue 65g shaft Draw setting

Fairway Woods: LH :cobra-small: F8 3W Project X Even Flow Blue 75g shaft

Fairway Woods: LH  :cobra-small: F8 5W Project X Even Flow Blue 75g shaft

Irons: LH  :cobra-small: F8 One Length 4-LW with the Nippon NS Pro Modus3 Tour 120

Putter: LH  :bettinardi-small: C03

Bag:   :cobra-small: Ultralight Stand Bag Black

Ball:   :bridgestone-small: B330-RX

RangeFinder: Precision Pro NX7 Pro

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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.


In the bag:

: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

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

 

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