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Bridgestone Tour B RX and B RXS balls


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Hello,

Has anyone tested the Bridgestone Tour B RX or RXS balls? I haven't found a topic on them.

I recently found a Tour B RX ball and started chipping and putting with it. It was in perfect condition when I found it and after practicing with it, it was in much better condition than the Pro V1's that I also use for practice. I'm amazed with it's durability but I found the B RX to be a little hot off the face compared to the Pro V1 (softer vs firmer feel?). I played a round with it and compared it to my gamer (Srixon Q-star) and didn't see much difference but I also played like crap that day, so it's difficult to say. 

What experience have you guys with it? Is it worth the buy?

Thanks,

JD

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The RX and RXS are going to be softer than v1 and similar to q star. Q star, rx and rxs are designed to reduce spin. 

If you look at the chart from the ball test you will see those 3 balls are in the good or fair categories. 

I’ve played all 3 balls and prefer Prov1,1x, tp5/5x over them. They are good balls for cool temps when needing some compression of the ball

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Wood: TaylorMade M5 5W w/Accra TZ5 +1/2”, TaylorMade Sim 3W w/Aldila rogue white

Hybrid: PXG Gen2 22* w/AD hybrid

Irons: PXG Gen3 0311T w/Nippon modus 120

Wedges: TaylorMade MG2 50*, Tiger grind 56/60

Putter: Scotty Caemeron Super Rat1

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I was sent a dozen Tour B RX's with the Bridgestone test last fall based on Bridgestone's online fitting tool and generally liked the ball. I also recently found an RXS that was in great shape and played it for quite a few holes before dunking it in a pond and think I prefer the RXS over the RX. Compared to other balls, I prefer the OnCore Elixer or Maxfli Tour X over them, especially around the green, but overall the RX/RXS are decent balls for me.

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Driver:  :callaway-small:Epic Speed 9* (set -1) Mitsubishi MMT 70X
3W: :bridgestone-small: Tour B JGR 15* Recoil 460ES
3H, 4H: :bridgestone-small: Tour B JGR 19*, 23* Recoil 780ES
4-AW:  :bridgestone-small: Tour B JGR HF2 Modus3 Tour 105
SW: :cleveland-small: Zipcore Black Satin 54*
LW: :cleveland-small: Zipcore Black Satin 58*
Putter: :odyssey-small: Stroke Lab Marxman
Bag: BigMax Dri Active Lite
Ball: :taylormade-small: TP5x Pix
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The Tour BRX has become my gamer and I'm pretty happy with it.  I find it to be longer than the Chromesoft and predictable around the greens. As other have said, it's really durable ball as well.

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Driver: :callaway-small: Great Big Bertha, 10.5o, -1"
Wood: :srixon-small: Z-F85, 3W, 15o
Hybrids: :titelist-small: 818 H1, 19o
Irons: :mizuno-small: JPX 919 Hot Metal 4-GW
Wedges: :cleveland-small: CBX 2.0 55o, 60o
Putter: :1332069271_TommyArmour: Tour Impact No. 3
Ball: :srixon-small: Z Star

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I switch a but between the RX and the RXS... Usually the RXS in the summer, RX other times. RCS feels better IMHO, I like soft.

:cobra-small: King SZ 8*D, Accra FX140 M3 45" 6g + 14g weight 
:cobra-small: King LTD @ 14.5*, Accra FX100 M3 42.5"
:cobra-small: King LTD @ 17.5*, Accra FX100 M3 40.5"/ :cobra-small: Utility Iron 3 @ 18*UST Mamiya 460ESX F4 39.25"
:cobra-small: Utility Iron 4 @ 21* UST Mamiya 460ESX F4 37"
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:bridgestone-small:Tour-B X

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Gamed an RXS and was pleased with the distance on it. I couldn't tell if it was my swing or if it was the ball but seemed like a got around 10 degrees more distance than a prov1x. I lost a decent amount of spin at the greens though.

 Driver:   :callaway-small:  Epic Flash 12 Degree

Wood: :callaway-small:  GBB 3 Wood
Hybrid: :callaway-small: Razr 4 hybriid stiff stock shaft.
Irons: :callaway-small: X2 Hot 4 iron (pro version) 5 iron - Gap Wedge (non pro version).  KBS 120g Shaft stiff cut 1/2  inch bent 1°upright
Wedges: :vokey-small: 52° 56° and 60°.
All grips are Golf pride grips midsized
Putter (lefty):  Odyssey Metal-X #8 34", stock shaft bent 2° Superstroke grip
Golf Balls:   :titelist-small: 2018-9 Pro-V1x and Prov1s
Shoes:  :footjoy-small:  Dryjoy tours

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