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I was wondering if anyone knew if the Nike RZN ball was purchased by anyone after Nike left the business. I used to play it religiously except for the 20xi edition. Is there any ball that would compare that I could try out?

I'm playing the Pro V1 and the Wilson FG Tour ball at the moment. Both are good enough just miss playing the Platinum version of the Nike ball from time to time.

 

 

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While it's not the platinum I have liked the TP5x when I've played them. I still have 3 dozen platinums to play but when those are gone I am gonna be a sad man

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Driver:   :callaway-small: Epic 10.5 set to 9.5 w/ Tour AD-DI 44.5

FW:   :cobra-small: F6 baffler set at 16º

Hybrid:  NONE
Irons:   :taylormade-small:  3i 2014 TP CB  4-PW 2011 TP MC w/ TT S400

Wedges:   :nike-small: 52º :nike-small: 56º  :edel-golf-1: 60 º w/ KBS C-Taper XS Soft-stepped

Putter:   :ping-small: Sigma G Tyne 34 inches Gold dot

 

 

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TP5 is probably the most similar in terms of feel and performance

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3 Wood: :titelist-small: TSi3 (13.5) - Tensei AV Raw White 70 X Tipped 1" & 0.5" Short, 2 extra grams in T Position

Driving Iron: :titelist-small: U500 2 iron - HZRDUS Smoke (X)

Irons (4-6) :titelist-small: T100S - KBS C-Taper X-Stiff

Irons (7-P) :titelist-small: 620 MB - KBS C-Taper X Stiff

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Putter: 5WoCG8Y.jpgBlack ER2 (Finish Courtesy of NorCal Putters) - :P2-grips-logo: Aware Tour

Bag:  :titelist-small: Hybrid 14

Glove:  Under Armour Strikeskin Tour

Ball: :titelist-small: ProV1 Yellow #3

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Yep, TP5s are the closest.

Wilson Staff C300 9.0* Fujikura Pro 58 stiff

Callaway Rogue 3W Mitsubishi Diamana D+ LTD 80 stiff

Mizuno MP-18 MMC FLI-HI 2 iron UST Mamiya Recoil 95 stiff

Ping I200's 4-W Aerotech Steelfiber I110 CW stiff

Ping Glide 52* and 58* stiff

Bettinardi Studio Stock #38 Armlock

 

 

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I know there were a lot of the Nike fanboys over on WRX hoarding dozens on top of dozens of them when they were discounted on closeout. One guy had pics of the 100 dozen he purchased. Personally I can not honestly comment on them good or bad because I do not recall ever hitting one

Driver Homna  G1- X Stock Homna Regular shaft

4 wood Adams Tight Lies 

5 wood Adams Tight Lies 

24* Hybrid Adams A 10-OS Pro Launch Red R

Irons 5 thru PW 1980 Macgregor VIP Hogan Apex #2 shafts

SW- Wilson Staff JP II 56* shaft unknown

Putter 1997 Santa Fe rusty as heck

 

 

 

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I guess I just don't understand hording a certain ball. I understand about liking a certain ball,, but every OEM comes out with new stuff every year. I just try a few and play the one I like the best that year. Right now, I'm playing TM Project (a's). If I find a pro v on the course.... I'll play it until I lose it. To me, tour balls are tour balls. As long as it has a urethane cover, I'll play it.

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I guess I just don't understand hording a certain ball. I understand about liking a certain ball,, but every OEM comes out with new stuff every year. I just try a few and play the one I like the best that year. Right now, I'm playing TM Project (a's). If I find a pro v on the course.... I'll play it until I lose it. To me, tour balls are tour balls. As long as it has a urethane cover, I'll play it.

 

That's an interesting take S&B. My reason for trying to find a lot of a certain type of ball is when you find a ball you really like and performs well for you off everything, you should keep playing it for as long as you possibly can. It's the only piece of equipment that never changes from shot to shot and because of that I would rather have a lot of something how it know how it plays that making switches from year to year/ However, that may also be because I'm very particular about my ball and I don't have a long season to waste rounds testing how different balls react in a way that would seem fruitful.

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  :mizuno-small: ST180, 10.5, Kuro Kage Silver TINI Dual Core 60-S 

:callaway-small: Epic Flash Sub Zero, 15*, Kuro Kage Silver TINI Dual Core 60-S 

:cobra-small: F9 Speedback, 18.5, Hzrdus Yellow 70-S

:ping-small: G710, 4-UW, Blue Dot, Nippon Modus 105-S

:honma: TW-W4, 56*, Nippon Modus 125

:mizuno-small: T20, 61*, Nippon Modus 125

:nickent-small: Pipe

:bridgestone-small: Tour B-XS (2019)

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Nike outlet stores still stock em here and I'm lovin it

Bring me some!

Driver:   :callaway-small: Epic 10.5 set to 9.5 w/ Tour AD-DI 44.5

FW:   :cobra-small: F6 baffler set at 16º

Hybrid:  NONE
Irons:   :taylormade-small:  3i 2014 TP CB  4-PW 2011 TP MC w/ TT S400

Wedges:   :nike-small: 52º :nike-small: 56º  :edel-golf-1: 60 º w/ KBS C-Taper XS Soft-stepped

Putter:   :ping-small: Sigma G Tyne 34 inches Gold dot

 

 

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The Tour Platinum and Black were some of the best balls ever made... I still remember Rory saying he had Nike send him a few dozen of the Platinum when they got out of the business... Then he went back to the Pro V1 for the masters and hated it.

In my bag:

Driver: :honma: TR20 460 9.5* Vizard TR20 60X

Wood: :mizuno-small: ST200 TS Dimana D+PLUS Limited Edition 70X

Hybrids: :mizuno-small: CLK 19* Tensei CK Pro Blue 80TX

Irons: :honma: TW 747 Rose Proto 4-PW Modus Tour 120X

Wedges: :honma: TW-W4 52*, 56*, and 60*Modus Tour 125 Wedge 

Putter: :seemore-small: Nashville Z1C 34"

 Ball: :bridgestone-small: Tour B X

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I had never played any RZN balls, but found an RZN White the other night and played it a few holes. It seemed pretty nice. Can someone explain the difference between the black, white, and platinum?

 

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Driver: :bridgestone-small: Tour B JGR 9.5* Recoil 460ES cut to 45"
3W: :bridgestone-small: Tour B JGR 15* Recoil 460ES
3H, 4H: :bridgestone-small: Tour B JGR 19*, 23* Recoil 780ES
4-PW:  :bridgestone-small: Tour B JGR HF2 Modus3 Tour 105
AW: :mizuno-small:S5 52*
SW: :cleveland-small: 588
LW: :callaway-small: MD3
Putter: :odyssey-small: Stroke Lab Marxman
Bag: :bridgestone-small: Tour B Stand Bag
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Final Driver Speed (end of Level 2): 120 mph

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I have found a couple of the RZN Platinum and Black. They were much better than I expected. Firm and it spun enough. Still a PV1x guy though. I like the firmer feel, I know this is not the normal opinion. I like to feel the ball when I hit it. I can't stand all of these softer balls being made.

Wilson Staff C300 9.0* Fujikura Pro 58 stiff

Callaway Rogue 3W Mitsubishi Diamana D+ LTD 80 stiff

Mizuno MP-18 MMC FLI-HI 2 iron UST Mamiya Recoil 95 stiff

Ping I200's 4-W Aerotech Steelfiber I110 CW stiff

Ping Glide 52* and 58* stiff

Bettinardi Studio Stock #38 Armlock

 

 

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Bought a mix of these balls on eBay a few weeks ago. Really nice ball and works well in all aspects of the game. Will likely pick up some more later in the year if they are still available. 

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Titleist 913 D3 Grafalloy blue 2013 stiff shaft
Titleist 910F 15 degree Diamana Kai'li 75 mid stiff shaft
Taylormade burner rescue 17 degree stiff shaft 
Cobra Fly-Z Plus 4-PW KBS Tour Stiff 
Taylormade Tour Preferred 52/9 KBS Tour-V 125
Callaway mack daddy 2 54/14s KBS tour-v 110
Callaway mack daddy 2 58/10s KBS tour-v 110

Rife 460 Tour Blade/Odyssey White Ice No. 7


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