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Do you change you ball during a round? Not a different brand/type but just a newer ball.

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If I cut or scuff my ball bad enough, I’ll pull out a new Snell MTB Black. But I’ll play the same ball for 18 holes or more if it’s not damaged.

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I've been playing the past 27 holes with the same -ProV1x.  I plan on using it until is gets scuffed or is unfindable.  

(I have now just jinxed myself for posting this)

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I PLAY EM TILL THE WHEELS FALL OFF!

Basically until I lose it. If i use it the whole round then it goes back in the bag until I eventually lose it.

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Play it until I lose it. I can usually get a couple rounds out of a ball but sometimes it's a couple of balls per round. 😬  😆

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I usually play it until I lose it or gets a scuff on it from hitting the cart path...Sometimes if I’m playing terrible (chunk/blade/top/etc), I’ll try to switch up the balls For good mojo, but that usually doesn’t work out, no matter how much I want to pin my troubles on the ball...

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Play it until I lose it! Unless I'm trying out a new ball. Then I'll play it for a few holes then go back to my original for comparison. 

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I generally change balls every 36 holes (Pro V1x) unless I really put a mark on it or loose it. I find that the Pro v1 are the most durable balls.

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Well.............. I would change it a lot less if it would listen to me and stay on the fairway.

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So I normally play one ball a side/9 (unless lost or damaged). However if I get hot on front 9 or have like back to back birdies for holes 8,9 then superstition kicks in and I will keep that ball in play for remainder of round. :)

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I lose them before they get any signs of damage... but if I'm playing like s*** (like losing 3 per round), I'll switch to s***** balls and put the goods ones back in the bag.

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Play until I lose it, which balls are starting to last me more and more holes. Played 65 holes with a ball (new record) and hit it in to hillside rough that was pretty wet, never found it! That was the most frustrating ball loss for me

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On 5/24/2020 at 3:58 PM, djaxgolf21 said:

Do you change you ball during a round? Not a different brand/type but just a newer ball.

Yes and no. 

I grab 3 balls to start my round. I rotate between the three from tee to tee based on the accumulation of dirt. 

If one gets knicked or scuffed then it goes in the shag bag and a fresh one comes out.

At the end of the round they go back in my bag. I will use them as many rounds as I can. Usually I can get 3-5 rounds per ball. 

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Depends on what I am doing--- If I am knocking it around with friends I will play a scuff--- Now if we are playing a shootout and side bets it is a new ball when needed-- or  go into one of the vintage bags for play later or the shag bag. Right now I am playing mostly Srixon Soft Feels or Call Away Super Softs--  I have about 2 dozen Soft Feels and 4 dozen Super Softs all won on gift certificates in the Dog Fights. I can play those balls both modern and vintage golf. In fact I have one old poor Soft Feel I have beat the paint off of. I think I played like 72 holes regular play and then 18 or so vintage and it resides in the shag bag for now. If I am just messing around I will play one even with wedge scuff marks

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I play it till I lose it. I always start with a new ball, but if I lose it I go to the bag and not into a sleeve for a second one.

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On 5/24/2020 at 5:58 PM, djaxgolf21 said:

Do you change you ball during a round? Not a different brand/type but just a newer ball.

As needed, but I'll try to play the entire round with the same ball.


TaylorMade M5 9° w/ PX HZRDUS Smoke Black 60g, 6.5 @ 46"

Callaway Epic Flash SZ 3wd w/ Aldila Rogue MAX 85x @ 42.75"

Callaway Epic Flash SZ 5wd w/ PX HZRDUS Black 85g, 6.5 @ 42.25"

Srixon Z585 4-7, Z785 8-GW w/ TT AMT White X100 @ 38" (5i)

Vokey Jet Black 56/12 and 60/04 w/ Nippon Wedge 115

Odyssey SL Marxman w/ Superstroke Flatso 3.0 @ 33"

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