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I've been playing the Tour version almost exclusively this year.  I tried them based on the 2 for $50 deal.  The thought was to use these at tight courses I play where if your not on your striking game the lost ball count can add up.  After the first round I was pretty impressed so I did a little test between the Tour and ProV1.  I took 6 brand new out of the sleeve never been hit balls of each I to a local indoor facility to test head to head.  Plan was to hit driver, 7i and a 56 wedge.  I was surprised in a couple of ways.  Off the driver the ProV1 was 3 to 4 yards longer, out on the course I thought the Tour was longer.  The 7i comparison was a draw, really came down to the quality of the strike.  Surprise #2 was with the wedge where I was seeing 200 - 300 more rmp with the tour.  The Tours have been a drop hop and stop ball for me, not unlike the ProV1s.  I liked the Tours enough to go back and buy 2 more dozen with a $10 rewards thrown in made them $40 for 2 dozen.  Crazy great deal for a ball that performs great.  On the durability front I believe they hold up well until they encounter a tree or cart path.  The balls that have made 9 or 18 avoiding those objects have held up as I would expect a premium ball to.  I've bought the three finishes available but have yet to play the shiny whites. A guy on the putting green asked what kind of ball the flo green ball was.  I told him Maxfli to which he responded "oh" and walked away.   Brand snobbery?  These are worth a try.  
People laugh when I tell them I switched from Titleist to Maxfli but these balls perform. I was hitting wedge shots today that stopped on a dime. Luckily I don't care what anyone thinks lol it's $10+ that I'm saving on balls I have to spend towards other golf stuff now.

Driver: TS2 9.5 stiff
3 Wood: 915 F stiff
3 Hybrid: 915 HD
4-PW: Original AP2
Wedges: 50, 56, 60 Vokey SM6
Putter: Scotty Cameron Select Newport M1

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... I was playing with a girl in Phoenix that played D1 golf and I hit a ball thru the fairway and we had to look for it. I was 1 under thru 13 holes and she said "HERE it is!" quickly followed by "Never mind, this is a Maxfli". LOL, she just couldn't believe I was playing a Maxfli. I hipped her to the Tour and Tour X but I could tell she wasn't really buying it. You can lead a horse to water ... 

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I typically used balls I find on course but not in water. This winter bought KSig 3 piece based on TXG review. Thought I could use the spin. However found just like the MGS ball test that it was much shorter than my usual, especially on iron shots. Last round, after hooking my last KSig OB, found a Maxfli and played 6 holes. Nice high tee and iron shots. Just ordered my 2 for $50

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I typically used balls I find on course but not in water. This winter bought KSig 3 piece based on TXG review. Thought I could use the spin. However found just like the MGS ball test that it was much shorter than my usual, especially on iron shots. Last round, after hooking my last KSig OB, found a Maxfli and played 6 holes. Nice high tee and iron shots. Just ordered my 2 for $50


Did you get the Tour X 4 piece?


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21 hours ago, Bonks said:

People laugh when I tell them I switched from Titleist to Maxfli but these balls perform. I was hitting wedge shots today that stopped on a dime. Luckily I don't care what anyone thinks lol it's $10+ that I'm saving on balls I have to spend towards other golf stuff now.

Driver: TS2 9.5 stiff
3 Wood: 915 F stiff
3 Hybrid: 915 HD
4-PW: Original AP2
Wedges: 50, 56, 60 Vokey SM6
Putter: Scotty Cameron Select Newport M1
 

I don't care either!  My daughter is getting married next year and I need to save wherever I can.  The Tour series Maxfli is a great ball for the price and I rather enjoy playing it.  It seems to have quite a following on this forum so we all can't be wrong.  

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  It seems to have quite a following on this forum so we all can't be wrong.  


According to my wife, we can be. It is a great ball for the price and I think if the 2 for $50 stays for a while, they're going to sell a ton of them.

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On 5/13/2019 at 9:50 PM, chisag said:

... I was playing with a girl in Phoenix that played D1 golf and I hit a ball thru the fairway and we had to look for it. I was 1 under thru 13 holes and she said "HERE it is!" quickly followed by "Never mind, this is a Maxfli". LOL, she just couldn't believe I was playing a Maxfli. I hipped her to the Tour and Tour X but I could tell she wasn't really buying it. You can lead a horse to water ... 

I think a lot of those college players get balls for free. I know my friend's daughter played for a small school in NC and depending on how many rounds they played in a event they got between 6 and 12 pro Vs. I know some schools are affiliated with TM like Coastal Carolina here and others Callaway etc. Just know what I have been told and read. A lot of folks are not well versed. The only reason I tried Snell and Vice balls were the reviews on here and WRX. Like I said if I did not have so many balls I would go do a 2 doz pack of Maxfli simply from what you and others have said

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... I guess I should have specified "played" as in she played for a D1 school 6 years ago. She was 29 but still had game and of course played ProV1's. 

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... I guess I should have specified "played" as in she played for a D1 school 6 years ago. She was 29 but still had game and of course played ProV1's. 

My friend played D1 at Nevada and he also won't play a non-ProV if he's trying to put up a score. He likes the TP5x but said he just can't trust a ball without that Titleist cursive writing on it. He's the best golfer I know so I'm not going to second guess his ball snobbery.

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5 minutes ago, yungkory said:


My friend played D1 at Nevada and he also won't play a non-ProV if he's trying to put up a score. He likes the TP5x but said he just can't trust a ball without that Titleist cursive writing on it. He's the best golfer I know so I'm not going to second guess his ball snobbery.

 

... Yup, I don't second guess anyones equipment snobbery if they can play the game at a decent level of consistency. And if they can't really play the game but are equipment snobs, that really isn't any of my business either. 🤙

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I had a $10 off $50 so I purchased the Tour and Tour X. Then went home and completed the survey on the receipt and got another $10 off $50, so back to Dicks and picked up the matte finish and neon. So I got $100 of Golfballs for $80 and used a gift card for the $80.....will be trying them soon, still have some Wilson Staff Professionals and Srixon ZStar XV’s to use.


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I played the Tour and Tour X yesterday, 9 holes each.  Really liked how the Tour played, lined up the CG and was hitting great drives.  Might have been the placebo effect, but still.....

Then today I saw a review on the Dick's website recently where someone used a Check-Go to spin these balls and they were all wrong on the CG except for one.  This would be concerning as that was the whole premise of the "CG Line" they have. 

Can anyone verify this?  Has anyone else fact checked Maxfli's CG lines?

 

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@ole gray yes is the 4 piece. Just got them and only got chance to putt and chip. Feel similar to some Pro V1 I have. Had noticed the K Sig felt heavy compared to other balls. This feels like other premium balls heft

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Finally got out on the course with the Tour X. Definitely seeing longer carry than the KnSig. Mostly noticeable on the iron, higher launch and about 10 yds better carry. Felt fine off the putter and wedges. 

One downside was that it doesn’t seem to stop quickly with my mid iron shots. Granted is first time and was hitting from the rough a lot (did I mention the 3 wood carry was more than expected?)

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