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TESTERS ANNOUNCED! BirdieBall Putting Mat


(6) TESTERS WANTED BirdieBall Putting Mat  

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  1. 1. Where do you practice your putting?

    • I don't
    • Carpet
    • Putting Green at the course
    • Turf Setup

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Dave, Freeport,IL

Practice all winter on outdoor carpeting in my garage. Mostly work on putts dying at the hole.

Medium speed would work best.

Thanks for the contest!


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Matt, VA


I have an Accelerator mat that keeps me sharp in the winter

I have only used an Accelerator mat which doesn't give me many options to putt as I would like

I would like to try the medium speed with any hole configuration

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**First post alert**

First thank you my golf spy for all the hours you put in researching/testing equipment. It is a huge benefit for people like myself that do not have quality golf shops around without having to drive 2 hours.

Caleb/ Hattiesburg, MS

- putting practice during winter months usually consist of the office carpet and blast motion aid to work on tempo/path.

- I do not own a mat currently/ I gave up on putting mats because of poor quality and the fact that you can never keep them flat after being put away.

- medium 10-11 stimpmeter 

  1. Go to www.birdieball.com and tell us which speed green you'd want to test
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  1. Walt - Leesburg, FL
  2. I go to my community holf couse's practice green, since I live in Florida.
  3. Very little experience with putting greens
  4. Medium

Driver - 10* SMT Nemesis

# Metal - Orlimar 13* 

Hybrids - Wishon 

Irons - Srixon I-302s

Putter - Odyssey Two-Ball 

Balls - Snell MTB Black & MTB-X, Bridgestone BX 

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Newport News, VA

The Virginia winters are mild so the course practice green is usually in good shape.

My experience with indoor mats are poor. They are wrinkly and fray on the edges. 

After visiting the site I would be excited to try the fast speed, as it probably matches how the courses here in the Hot Virginia summers are.


John Russell

Irons: stiff shaft, standard loft/lie Nike VRS Covert 2 4-pw

Driver: 10 deg, stiff shaft Ping G400 

3/5 woods: Adam's Tight Lies 2 with stiff shafts.

Putter: Scotty Cameron Special Select Newport 2 33inch

Wedges: Cleveland CBX 56deg, and Cleveland 588RTX 60deg.

Ball: I'm loving the Titleist DT TruSoft. It seems to be stopping on the greens well, and feels soft and pure on even a decent strike. 

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George / Lake Barrington, IL US

I have a Tour Links 9' Training Aid in the basement on carpet for winter practice.

I've had a couple putting mats. I like the cup being below the surface instead of putting up an incline. A base seems to be important for the roll to be consistent.  Curious to see if the birdieball foam provides a true roll or if it deforms when standing on it.

Medium - 10 - 11 Stimpmeter - Private Course

Drv: Ping G410 Plus

3w: Titleist 917F2 - 15deg

Hyb: Titleist 818H1

Irons: 4-Pw Titleist AP3

Wedges: Titleist Vokey SM8 (48-10, 54/12 (bent 53),58/12)

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  1. First Name and Location- Joe, New York City
  2. How do you keep your putting sharp through the winter?- I generally don't. I occasionally make it to my local course to their putting green, but almost impossible to do during the winter. 
  3. Current/Past Experience with putting mats- I've never had one, honestly. I find myself wishing I had one all of the time, but I'm always concerned that mats wont be as consistent as real grass greens to the point that I only hurt my game. I'm a big time believer in the "if you're practicing the wrong way all you do is master how to do it wrong." rule.  
  4. Go to www.birdieball.com and tell us which speed green you'd want to test- I honestly have the worst issues with faster greens. Most of the courses I play have med/slow greens and I don't get to practice very often at all for faster rolling greens. I would like to get better with that aspect of my game. 

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  1. Tad Lehmann - Pittsburgh, PA
  2. Don't practice my putting anywhere as much as I need to - putting on any of my carpets is like what the pros described at Chambers Bay in 2015
  3. I've never had a putting mat before
  4. The medium speed (10/11 on the stimp) would be phenomenal

Many thanks to MGS and Birdieball

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Awesome group of testers for this one! Great to see newer members getting their shots at reviews as well!

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In my bag:

Driver: :cobra-small: Speedzone Xtreme 9.0* Fujikura Motore X F1 6X

Wood: :cobra-small: Speedzone Tour Fujikura Motore X F1 7X

Hybrids: :cobra-small: King Utility 19.5* Diamana Tensei White Pro 90TX

Irons: :srixon-small: Srixon ZX5 4-6 (1 degree weak), ZX7 7-PW Project X 6.5

Wedges: :taylormade-small: Milled Grind 3 50*, 54*, 58* Tour Issue S400

Putter: :seemore-small: Nashville Z1C 34"

 Ball: :bridgestone-small: Tour B X 

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best way to end a FRIYAY!!!!!!

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Driver:taylormade-small: SIM 10.5, Graphite Design Tour AD-XC 6X 

Woods:titelist-small: TSi2 16.5, Fujikura Ventus Blue 7X

Hybrid: :ping-small: G410 3&4H, Graphite Design Tour AD-DI 95X 

Irons:titelist-small: T-100 3-PW, Nippon Modus 120 X 

Wedges: :mizuno-small: T20, DG TI S400, 50/56/60

Putter:  :EVNROLL: ER1.2 W/BGT Stability Shaft

Ball:  :titelist-small: ProV1X-Optic Yellow

Bag: :ping-small: Pioneer

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Congrats to the testers! Interested in seeing how this compares to the ExPutt test.

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Driver - :cobra-small:Radspeed XB, Aldila Rogue Silver 70-S
3 Wood - :cobra-small:Radspeed, Aldila Rogue Silver 70-S
5 Wood - :cobra-small:Radspeed, Fujikura Motore X F3 6-S
4 Hybrid - :cobra-small:Radspeed, Mitsubishi MMT 80 S

Irons - :cobra-small:Radspeed 5-GW, KBS $-Taper Lite S
Wedges - :cobra-small:King Cobra Snakebite 52° & 58°, KBS Hi-Rev 2.0 S
Putter - :odyssey-small: Stroke Lab Black Ten 35"
Ball - :srixon-small: Z-Star XV

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Congrats to the testers!  MGS is drowning us in product testing this year... keep that spigot wide open 🤩👏

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:ping-small: G410 Plus, 9 Degree Driver 

:ping-small: G400 SFT, 16 Degree 3w

:ping-small: G400 SFT, 19 Degree 5w

:srixon-small:  ZX5 Irons 4-AW 

:ping-small: Glide 2.0 56 Degree SW   (removed from double secret probation 😍)

:EVNROLL: ER5v Putter  (Evnroll ER5v Official Review)




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Congratulations y'all...I know you're like...

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I'll be following along!

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:cobra-small: SpeedZone 10.5* Driver 14gm weight in back, Motore X F3 6-S set to +1* draw.

:cobra-small: 14.5* Fairway,  18.5* Fairway   Both with Tensei CK Blue R set to +1* draw.

:cobra-small: SpeedZoneONE 21.5* Hybrid Project X CATALYST 80 6.0

:cobra-small: SpeedZoneONE 5 + 6   KBS Tour 80 R

:cobra-small: SpeedZoneONE 7, 8, 9  KBS Tour 90 R                                     Lamkin Crossline Cord Connect Black Mid-size plus 2 wraps

:cobra-small: SpeedZoneONE P, G, S  KBS Wedge

:cobra-small: King Black ONE 60*  VO8*      True Temper Dynamic Gold Black

:cameron-small:  Special Select Newport 2  34" :scotty-small: Matador grip                                                                                

:bridgestone-small: Tour B RXS  Align XL    All in a :cobra-small:  Masters Staff Bag  or  SpeedZone stand bag

#COBRACONNECT CHALLENGE 4  The ONLY One Length Contestant!

Tested :bridgestone-small: Prototype Balls       Tour B RXS                Tested:image.png.8e77a45b1fe8c9cfb7c2a61386f855a5.pngBlack Cat irons 5 - PW UST Mamiya Recoil Graphite Regular +0.5" 1* upright                         

  :Arccos:                                                                                                                                                                      697979773_DSCN2368(Custom).JPG.a1a25f5e430d9eebae93c5d652cbd4b9.JPG


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Reside in Roseville, California


Driver: :srixon-small: ZX-5, Haz Riptide X-stiff

3-Wood: :mizuno-small: ST190 3wd Fuji Atmos X-Stiff

Hybrid: :ping-small: G400 2H 17 Deg, Stock Ping shaft X-stiff

Irons: :mizuno-small: JPX HMP 4-g, Proj X Lz 

Wedge: :titelist-small: SM7 54 deg, 10 bounce, & SM7 58 deg, 8 bounce, DG X100

Wedge: :wilson-small: FG PMP 62 deg, 07 bounce, KBS X-Stiff, 

Flat Stick: :taylormade-small: Spider X, copper 

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2 hours ago, GolfSpy MPR said:

Congrats testers. 

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My Reviews:

2022 Official Review - Edel SMS Wedges

2021 Official Review - Tommy Armour Impact 3 Putter

2020 Official Member Review - BagBoy Chiller Cart Bag

Cobra SpeedZone Xtreme - Unofficial Review by xOldBenKenobiX

Honma TR21 4 Wood - Unofficial Review by xOldBenKenobiX


Driver - :cobra-small: Cobra SpeedZone Xtreme 10.5, UST helium 5  Wood - :honma:TR21 4 Wood, Vizard 20-60 shaft. :titelist-small:  - AP1 714 5 to PW, with UST  Mamiya Recoil 65 DART F3 Graphite shafts. Wedges  :vokey-small: SM4 48*, Oil Can 52*, SM5 56* and SM6 58*, PutterTommy Armour 2019 Impact 3 TA 2021 Impact 2. Ball   :titelist-small:  ProV1, :Arccos: Smart Sensors. Shoes: a couple :footjoy-small: A couple of:nike-small: A couple of Adidas ,   Yeah I have a shoe addiction.:SuperSpeed: Started at 79mph, finished 1st stage at 91mph


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Congrats all, I'm buying one anyways[emoji16][emoji16][emoji16]

Take Dead Aim

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Take Dead Aim

Driver: PXG 0211 10.5* 

Fairway: Titleist 917 F3 15*

Hybrid: Adams Idea Pro Boxer Gold 18*

Irons: Titleist 714CB 4-PW

Wedges: Vokey SM5 & SM6 50/54/58

Putter: SeeMore X2 Costa del Mar

Ball: Srixon Z-Star

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Congratulations everyone! Let’s see whatcha got[emoji12]

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Left Hand, 

Driver; Titleist TSi2, Kuro Kage 50 gr R2

5 Wood; Cally Steelhead 

5 Hybrid; Cally Steelhead, Hazardous Vista Pro R2

Irons; Ping G710 6-GW, Recoil 460 R2

Wedges; Titleist S9 54*

Putter; Waaay too many to list

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