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Looking to try a new ball. Have been playing the Vice Tour's the last few seasons. I'm a 12 handicap who prefers spin and feel over distance. Price matters — I usually can't stomach the $50 a dozen — but isn't most important.

 

I've thought about Bridgestone or Srixon... anything else I should consider?

 

 

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DRIVER: PING G400 9.0° 
4 WOOD:  TAYLORMADE M3 17°
HYBRID:  PING G400 19°
IRONS:  PING i500 4-iron / i200 5-PW
WEDGES:  PING GLIDE FORGED 50°, 54°
LOB WEDGE: TAYLORMADE HI-TOE  58°
PUTTER: ODYSSEY STROKE LAB DOUBLE WIDE

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I am a B330S guy, but I have played with Chrome Soft and that was a really good ball. Prob more in line with a ProV than the B330S.

 

Needless to say, I LOVE the B330S. I took huge advantage of the 3 for 2 deal that was just going on at retailers.

 

 

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:callaway-small:  Epic Flash SZ 9o w/ Ventus 6X

:callaway-small:  Rogue 4wd w/ ATMOS Red 7X

:755178188_TourEdge: CBX 20o w/ ATMOS Blue 7S tipped 1"

:mizuno-small:  JPX 900 Tour 4i - PW (standard lofts) Rifle

:titelist-small:  SM6 51o, 59o, SM7 55o   

:titelist-small:  2019 ProV1x

:tp-mills-1: Custom Ming

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Kirkland if you can find them at a decent price.  It's a great ball, but if you're paying ebay prices then it loses appeal.  

 

The Snell MTB is my other go-to ball and absolutely love them.  Played the new Srixon Z-Star (or XV) and it performs great.

 

You may want to keep an eye on the Vice Pro/Pro Plus reviews once those start getting posted as well.

 

It's both a great thing to have choices, but can also be overwhelming when trying to pick.  But there are so many great tour level balls out there right now that don't require spending $50 a dozen.  Srixon z-stars, Wilson FG tour, Vice Pro/Pro plus, Snell MTB, Kirkland, Cut golf, Strok golf etc

 

But my first recommendation would be to try the Snell MTB.

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3w: :taylormade-small:'16 M2 hl w/ Diamana D+ 82

5w: :cleveland-small: Launcher HB w/ HZRDUS Yellow

Hybrid: :cleveland-small: 22 deg. Launcher HB w/ HZRDUS Black

Irons: :cleveland-small: 5i - gap Launcher CBX w/ Nippon Modus 3 125

Wedges: :cleveland-small: 54 CBX & 58 Zipcore w/ Nippon Modus 3 125

Putter: :odyssey-small: Red 7s

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Snell MTB is a good ball. TaylorMade Tour Preferred are always available at a discount and are good balls as well.  And of course, AAAAA used balls.

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:callaway-small:XR 4, 5 hybrids
:titelist-small: 716 AP1 6-GW irons
:edel-golf-1: DRV 54, 58 wedges
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I usually play the Snell MTB, but I have used the new Srixon Q-Star Tour and it's really good for $30 a dozen.

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Driver: :titelist-small: TSi2 Project X HZRDUS Smoke Black RDX 6.0
Fairway: :Sub70: 939X 15° Project X Even Flow Blue 6.0
Hybrid: :Sub70: 939X 3 Hybrid Project X Even Flow Riptide 6.0
Irons: :wilson_staff_small: D7 Forged 4-GW Project X Catalyst 80 6.0
Wedge: :cleveland-small: Smartsole S
Putter :yes-small: Tracy
Bag: 
:Ogio: Alpha Convoy 514
Balls::Snell: MTB-X or Black

Cart: :CaddyTek: CaddyLite ONE Ver. 8


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👍 Q Star Tour. Great ball for the money. Does not spin quite as much a Z Star so that could matter during the dog days when everything is firm

 

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:callaway-small: Rogue SZ 10.5 *NEW* Fujikura Pro Green 65 X

:callaway-small: Rogue 15 degree Evnflow Blue 6.5

Back in the Bag :srixon-small: Z765 4-G Nippon Modus 120 Stiff

:vokey-small: 54 and 60

 

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Check out the Q Star Tour or the Chrome soft

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Driver  :titelist-small: TS 2, Hzrdus Smoke Black Stiff 9.5* Setting, A2

Fairway Wood:   :ping-small: G30 Stiff Shaft

Hybrid:   :titelist-small: TS2 19* Hzrdus Smoke Black Stiff shaft

Irons:     :titelist-small: 718 AP1 (4-PW) AMT Red Stiff Shafts 

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

Putter:   :cameron-small: Scotty Cameron Golo 5

Right Handed 

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There are SO many good balls available today. When i was coming up there was Titleist and.... uhh... yeah there was only one good ball available and the rest were some kind of Rockflite.

 

 

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Kirkland if you can find them at a decent price. It's a great ball, but if you're paying ebay prices then it loses appeal.

 

The Snell MTB is my other go-to ball and absolutely love them. Played the new Srixon Z-Star (or XV) and it performs great.

 

You may want to keep an eye on the Vice Pro/Pro Plus reviews once those start getting posted as well.

 

It's both a great thing to have choices, but can also be overwhelming when trying to pick. But there are so many great tour level balls out there right now that don't require spending $50 a dozen. Srixon z-stars, Wilson FG tour, Vice Pro/Pro plus, Snell MTB, Kirkland, Cut golf, Strok golf etc

 

But my first recommendation would be to try the Snell MTB.

I've loved the Vice Pro, but being Canadian and paying the exchange, moving up to the Tour hasn't made sense for me.

 

Definitely going to give the B330s a shot, probably the Z-star too...

 

 

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DRIVER: PING G400 9.0° 
4 WOOD:  TAYLORMADE M3 17°
HYBRID:  PING G400 19°
IRONS:  PING i500 4-iron / i200 5-PW
WEDGES:  PING GLIDE FORGED 50°, 54°
LOB WEDGE: TAYLORMADE HI-TOE  58°
PUTTER: ODYSSEY STROKE LAB DOUBLE WIDE

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There are SO many good balls available today. When i was coming up there was Titleist and.... uhh... yeah there was only one good ball available and the rest were some kind of Rockflite.

 

 

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Couldn't agree more! I'm trying to find that new go-to ball. It could just end up being the Vice balls after all, but we'll see.

 

 

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DRIVER: PING G400 9.0° 
4 WOOD:  TAYLORMADE M3 17°
HYBRID:  PING G400 19°
IRONS:  PING i500 4-iron / i200 5-PW
WEDGES:  PING GLIDE FORGED 50°, 54°
LOB WEDGE: TAYLORMADE HI-TOE  58°
PUTTER: ODYSSEY STROKE LAB DOUBLE WIDE

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Nike RZN Black is a GREAT ball and should be super cheap if found anywhere... I've played every ball you can imagine and my best rounds ever are still with the RZN Black.

 

 

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Driver-    Callaway GBB Epic 9.5 Aldila Rouge Max 75X 

3 Wood- Callaway GBB Epic 15 Aldila Rouge Max 85X

Hybrid-   Callaway GBB Epic 19 UST Recoil F4

Irons-      Callaway CF Apex 16'  4-PW S300

Wedges- Titleist SM6 GW/SW/LW S300

Putter-    Ping Anser Sigma G w/ Superstroke Pistol GT 2.0

Ball-        Bridgestone B330/ TaylorMade TP4/ Titleist ProV1

Grips-     Golf Pride MCC Plus 4 Grey

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Another vote for the Snell MTB. I would also recommend MG Tour C4 $20/dz.

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Cleveland 588 Fairway 3 Wood

Nike CPR Hybrid 18 degree

Nike CPR Hybrid 26 degree

Mizuno JPX-900 Hot metal 4-GW

Titleist Vokey 52

Titleist Vokey 55

Titleist Vokey 60

Odyssey White Hot 2 Ball

Snell MB

MG Tour C4

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Try the Wilson FG Tour or the DUO U.

 

 

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These are both fantastic balls! I've used the FG Tour balls in the past and loved them. I gave my Dad a few Wilson Duo Us to test, and he loves them!

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

Driver (back-up): Titliest 915 D3 (9.5) with Fujikura Speeder Shaft 757 (Tour Stiff)

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: PING i200 4-PW in XP 95 shafts with S300 flex (+ 3 iron)

Wedges: Titleist Vokey SM6 - 50

              Callaway MD4 - 56 & 60 degrees

Putter: Taylormade TP Collection Soto

Golf Ball: Titliest Pro V1X, Srixon Z-Star ZV & Taylormade TP5X

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I'll offer up another suggestion of the NXT Tour S, it fits the spin and price characteristics you're looking for.

WIT  :titelist-small: Sta Dry Bag:

 

Driver:       :taylormade-small: '17 M2

 

Woods:     :taylormade-small: M2 3W and 5W

 

Hybrids:   :callaway-logo-1: Apex 3h and 5h  

Irons:          :mizuno-small:   MP 18 MMC

 

Wedges:   :callaway-logo-1: MD PM Grind, 56* and 60*

Putter:      :scotty-cameron-1: California Sonoma

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Get yourself a dozen MG Tour C4 and a dozen Snell MTB. What the heck... go ahead and toss in some beloved PV1's. Then come back and tell us what you thought of these. See if your game is sensitive enough to tell if playing MG Tour C4 - ($2.16.ball) vs. Snell MTB ($2.67/ball) vs.Titleist PV1 ($4.00/ball) to see much if any difference. I'd wager that it's not. And probably not even if you're scratch. I'd further wager that any Pro Tour player could win using an MG or a Snell. Sure there are guys like us that will only play a certain expensive brand regardless of their skill level. All three of the above balls are excellent choices. For me... I'd probably go with the MG Tour. Second.. Snell. I can shoot a 75 or an 80 with any of these balls. Promise you it's not the ball that causes me to shoot either of those scores. In fact my lowest round of the season so far has been 3 over using an MG. Yesterday I shot 7 over (77) with a Kirkland. Surely it wasn't my swing? Or was it? Damn sure wasn't the ball.

 

https://www.mggolf.com/golf-balls/#C4

 

https://www.snellgolf.com/

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Srixon Q Star Tour for me right now. Distance is about same as ProV1 for my 93 mph driver swing. Same distance on my irons between both balls. If I am not swinging well ... Bridgestone E6 - minimal side spin so I can find it.

 

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Get yourself a dozen MG Tour C4 and a dozen Snell MTB. What the heck... go ahead and toss in some beloved PV1's. Then come back and tell us what you thought of these. See if your game is sensitive enough to tell if playing MG Tour C4 - ($2.16.ball) vs. Snell MTB ($2.67/ball) vs.Titleist PV1 ($4.00/ball) to see much if any difference. I'd wager that it's not. And probably not even if you're scratch. I'd further wager that any Pro Tour player could win using an MG or a Snell. Sure there are guys like us that will only play a certain expensive brand regardless of their skill level. All three of the above balls are excellent choices. For me... I'd probably go with the MG Tour. Second.. Snell. I can shoot a 75 or an 80 with any of these balls. Promise you it's not the ball that causes me to shoot either of those scores. In fact my lowest round of the season so far has been 3 over using an MG. Yesterday I shot 7 over (77) with a Kirkland. Surely it wasn't my swing? Or was it? Damn sure wasn't the ball.

 

https://www.mggolf.com/golf-balls/#C4

 

https://www.snellgolf.com/

I second this.  I've played the MG Tour C4 and it's  a good ball.  I'm currently playing the Snell MTB which I like very much.  I still have a dozen Kirkland Ksigs and if they were readily available, it would probably be my goto ball.  My wife plays Srixon Z-Stars and I like them too; great in optic yellow for cloudy days.  We found last year's Z-Stars in Portland for $26/dz and bought two boxes.

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