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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!

 

 

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You don't need a G400 driver,  go with the G400 Max      

Happens to me about once a week...okay twice a week.     Sent from my iPhone using MyGolfSpy

I'm an analyzer.  I guess I am an engineer at heart and in my mind.  Rarely have I walked into a store and bought anything on impulse.  Sure, I will try clubs, especially when the new stuff arrives, b

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

 

 

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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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Irons - Callaway Apex  CF 16 5-AW - True Temper XP 95 Steel Stiff

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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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:callaway-small: Rogue SZ 18* AD MT 7x

PXG 0311X Gen 2 23* AD DI 95x

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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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S Wedge: 54* Vokey SM6 M grind

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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 - turned down to11.25 degrees, neutral setting - Fujikura Motore X R flex

Ping G410 5-9 wood

Wilson D7 forged 6-GW -  Mamiya recoil 460 R flex

SCOR 52,60

EVNRoll ER 5

Titleist Pro VIx optic yellow with revkev stamped on them

Currently testing Edison wedges to replace SCORS that are wearing out. Also auditions for the 14th spot in the bag.  Current possibilities are a Ping 26 degree hybrid - duplicates the 9 wood or 5 iron but would be used almost exclusively for chipping or Tour Exotics 3 wood simply because you can carry 14 clubs and I might occasionally hit it in certain unusual wind conditions once every four or five rounds. 

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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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Ping G410 - turned down to11.25 degrees, neutral setting - Fujikura Motore X R flex

Ping G410 5-9 wood

Wilson D7 forged 6-GW -  Mamiya recoil 460 R flex

SCOR 52,60

EVNRoll ER 5

Titleist Pro VIx optic yellow with revkev stamped on them

Currently testing Edison wedges to replace SCORS that are wearing out. Also auditions for the 14th spot in the bag.  Current possibilities are a Ping 26 degree hybrid - duplicates the 9 wood or 5 iron but would be used almost exclusively for chipping or Tour Exotics 3 wood simply because you can carry 14 clubs and I might occasionally hit it in certain unusual wind conditions once every four or five rounds. 

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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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Ping G410 - turned down to11.25 degrees, neutral setting - Fujikura Motore X R flex

Ping G410 5-9 wood

Wilson D7 forged 6-GW -  Mamiya recoil 460 R flex

SCOR 52,60

EVNRoll ER 5

Titleist Pro VIx optic yellow with revkev stamped on them

Currently testing Edison wedges to replace SCORS that are wearing out. Also auditions for the 14th spot in the bag.  Current possibilities are a Ping 26 degree hybrid - duplicates the 9 wood or 5 iron but would be used almost exclusively for chipping or Tour Exotics 3 wood simply because you can carry 14 clubs and I might occasionally hit it in certain unusual wind conditions once every four or five rounds. 

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