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You'll love it. I tried it at the PGA Show last month and should have ordered it right there. I've been puttying it off since I got back.

We'll git off that big arse and get ya one! [emoji1303][emoji6]

 

 

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Amazon doesn't even make me make impulse buys. I have a quite a few gift cards for amazon that are just sitting on my dresser. I have thought about the orange whip and super speed golf but always find a reason to not pull the trigger.

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Now that you're a member of MGS, you can go into those stores and impulse buy with a purpose because you're equipped with knowledge.

 

While I always applaud a good MGS plug, I'm having some trouble wrapping my head around the marriage of impulsive and purposeful.

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A couple of years ago...maybe three now, I forget...they opened a Golfsmith about 15 minutes from my house....woo-boy was I excited...first, I rarely buy new - depreciation on golf clubs has got to be even higher than a new car!...but this Golfsmith had a bunch of used stuff and they had hitting bays with launch monitors that you could use too....that was fun, but I'm like BIG STU - a cheap SOB.  I never did walk in there without the intention of buying something and end up with something.  I did buy a couple gloves and some tees (knowing that was what I was going in for) but their other stuff was overpriced (maybe that's one of the reasons they went out of business) and I knew I could get it cheaper online.  C'mon - 60.00 for a golf shirt?  Seriously...

 

For now, there isn't a golf shop near me so it really helps with the urge.

 

I will confess though - I'm an ebay-oholic.  I'm constantly looking for deals on there... craigslist/golfwrx not so much but ebay can have some real bargains.

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I don't frequent big box stores much.  But I impulse buy the hell out of the classifieds, amazon and ebay.  I bet half my golf purchases have come from Wed nights after men's league coming home half in the bag.  Win a few bucks on the course and have a good night of dice in the club house and it just makes me want to buy golf stuff.

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Not clubs- too expensive that would get me in trouble. But shoes, hats, balls, shirts everything else is on the table.

 

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Perhaps it's time for Kenny to do a Sure-Out review. Hmmm?

I'm interested.

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So, as someone who worked in those big box shops for 4 years, outside of simple accessory purposes (tees, spikes, gloves, grips) I don't recall buying anything in a big box store for myself that I didn't need while working for Dick's or at GG. The only "impulse" buy i've made in some time was the Triton I picked up last year, but that was slightly researched, not pure impulse. The only thing that pushed it quick was the stock (2 left in my specs) and clearance pricing.

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While I always applaud a good MGS plug, I'm having some trouble wrapping my head around the marriage of impulsive and purposeful.

Well you purposely buy something because you have an impulse [emoji1303]

 

 

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Not usually in a store but get some bourbon in me and it's amazing what you can find on sale online. 🤦🏼‍♂️

 

 

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Scotch seems to work the same way. Whisky must make us better online bargain finders. Haha

 

 

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Scotch seems to work the same way. Whisky must make us better online bargain finders. Haha

 

 

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I have to agree.

 

 

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Happens to me about once a week...okay twice a week.

 

 

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I'm an hour away from the golf shop and go in every time we go to the city. I rarely get anything mostly just play with all the toys. My impulse golf fix is the book store. I have a bookcase full of golf books I love to read and see what their take on the game is. Kindle is even more dangerous. What ya gonna do?

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You'll love it. I tried it at the PGA Show last month and should have ordered it right there. I've been puttying it off since I got back.

I have the Sklz version of it and LOVE it as a warmup/tempo tool.

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Really? I can't even begin to count them.

 

 

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Ping G410 5-9 wood  Alta 65 R flex

Wilson D7 forged 6-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

Tour Exotics 3 wood is in the bag because we are allowed 14 clubs.  It's a great club for pulling balls out of the water or from bushes - you never want to put your hand into anything in Florida unless you are absolutely certain that it's safe.  There are rare wind conditions when I might hit it off the tee on a few holes that I play.  

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Perhaps it's time for Kenny to do a Sure-Out review. Hmmm?

I'm interested.

I was contemplating between the 58* and the 64*, and went with the 58* because I thought it would be more useful around the greens to me.  When I went to the course, I noted a couple of things.  First, the Sure Out is a big wedge compared to my SCORs.  Second, I had no trouble hitting balls off tight lies.  Third, the ball spun better than my SCOR 58* (maybe the my grooves are worn?).  Fourth, "Not one ball stayed in the bunker.  They all came out"

 

Give me a week with it after it warms up here a little more and I'll consider making an evaluation.  It snowed this afternoon!!  

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I was contemplating between the 58* and the 64*, and went with the 58* because I thought it would be more useful around the greens to me.  When I went to the course, I noted a couple of things.  First, the Sure Out is a big wedge compared to my SCORs.  Second, I had no trouble hitting balls off tight lies.  Third, the ball spun better than my SCOR 58* (maybe the my grooves are worn?).  Fourth, "Not one ball stayed in the bunker.  They all came out"

 

Give me a week with it after it warms up here a little more and I'll consider making an evaluation.  It snowed this afternoon!!  

 

I wouldn't be opposed to trying one of those. They look good. My bunker play has been mediocre at this past year. I used to think I was pretty decent from the sand most of the time. Perhaps I need a little more forgiving sand wedge now days. Let me know how things progress.

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Seldom buy anything on impulse. See how that works at the Portland golf show tomorrow. I work so little time to linger and Im nit taking much cash or any plastic so I should be good.

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I am not an impulse buyer. I look at stuff for a long time and generally decide that it is more money than I want to spend. When I go to golf stores I see lots of okay stuff just don't end up purchasing. I even struggle when I have gift cards; just nothing all that interesting. Guess I have all the golf stuff I need.

Nah you're like the addict who refrains by thinking, there's always tomorrow. I can buy something tomorrow. :)

 

 

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Taylor Made Sim2  10.5 (Opened 1 click) Ventus Blue 5  R flex

Ping G410 5-9 wood  Alta 65 R flex

Wilson D7 forged 6-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

Tour Exotics 3 wood is in the bag because we are allowed 14 clubs.  It's a great club for pulling balls out of the water or from bushes - you never want to put your hand into anything in Florida unless you are absolutely certain that it's safe.  There are rare wind conditions when I might hit it off the tee on a few holes that I play.  

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I wouldn't be opposed to trying one of those. They look good. My bunker play has been mediocre at this past year. I used to think I was pretty decent from the sand most of the time. Perhaps I need a little more forgiving sand wedge now days. Let me know how things progress.

I'd be interested also. When I leave Bayou the 60 becomes less valuable and this more vulnerable to replacement. I'd love to have a no brainer Sand Iron.

 

 

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Taylor Made Sim2  10.5 (Opened 1 click) Ventus Blue 5  R flex

Ping G410 5-9 wood  Alta 65 R flex

Wilson D7 forged 6-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

Tour Exotics 3 wood is in the bag because we are allowed 14 clubs.  It's a great club for pulling balls out of the water or from bushes - you never want to put your hand into anything in Florida unless you are absolutely certain that it's safe.  There are rare wind conditions when I might hit it off the tee on a few holes that I play.  

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