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Sticking with the Srixon Z-Star but experimenting with the XV and some of the other X balls once the season gets going.

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Based on Titleist fitting I am going to compare the V1 against the AVX. Been plying the AVX but the online fitter thought the V1 would be better.

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Driver:  :ping-small: G400 Max 9* w/ KBS Tour Driven
Fairway: :titelist-small: TS3 15* set  to 16.5* w/Project X Hzardous Smoke
Hybrids:  :titelist-small: 816H1 19* set at 18* w/KBS Tour Graphite Hybrid Prototype
                :titelist-small: 915H  21*  w/KBS Tour Graphite Hybrid Prototype
               :titelist-small: 915H 24*  w/KBS Tour Graphite Hybrid Prototype
Irons:      :honma:TR20V 6-11 w/Vizard TR20-85 Graphite
Wedge:  :callaway-small: 54-10S   :cleveland-small: 588  58-12
Putter:  :seemore-small: mFGP2

Backups:  :bobby-grace-1: 6330, :taylormade-small:TM-180, Bellum Winmore 787

 

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Prov1 is the main ball. I am curious about what TM did with the new TP5/5x and curious to see what BXS is like so these balls will get some testing 

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Driver: PXG 0811 X+ Proto w/UST Helium 5F4

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

Ball: Titleist Prov1

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I've got a bunch of the e12 and the Duo in my closet, so that's what I'll be sticking with for the bulk of the year. 

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In my  :wilson_staff_small:  carry bag:
:wilson_staff_small:  D7 
:callaway-small:  GBB 3W (lofted to 4W)
:callaway-small: V-Series Heavenwood
:cobra-small: Baffler XL 5i-PW
:cleveland-small: CBX 54*
:ping-small: iWedge 58*
:cleveland-small: #10
Whatever ball I have 3 dozen of that my kids got me as a gift

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Bridgestone Tour B X here! 

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:taylormade-small: MySIM2 Max 9º | Fujikura Ventus Red 6S
:ping-small: G425 Max 3W 14.5º | Fujikura Ventus Red 7S
:ping-small: G425 3H 19º | Fujikura Ventus Blue HB 8S
:srixon-small: ZX7 4-PW | Project X LS 6.0
:cleveland-small: RTX ZipCore Tour Rack 50
º Mid, 54º Mid and Full-Face 60º Mid | Project X LS 6.0
:EVNROLL: ER5 | BGT Stability Tour
:taylormade-small: 2019 TP5x

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Staying with my tried and true....Snell MTB-X.  They work for me!

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Driver: :ping-small: G400 Max 9 degree set to +1, Aldila Extreme Green 55 gram R shaft 

Fairway: :taylormade-small: M4 3W (16.5*) 5W (21*) 7W (24*) -- stock R shafts.

Irons: :callaway-small: Apex CF19 6-9, PW, AW KBSTour Graphite  70g shafts R

Wedges:  :cleveland-small: CBX2 52,56, 60 degree wedges

Putter: :odyssey-small: Stroke Lab 7S

Ball: :Snell: MTB-X

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Snell MTB-Black as I have since the original MTB. I buy them 4-5 dozen at a time so they’ve always been under $30 including shipping. I’ve tried all the big name and other DTC tour balls, and I even buy myself a dozen Pro V1’s once a year or so, but I always come back to the Snell MTB. If cost was no object I’d play Pro V1’s, but the best value tour ball is the Snell MTB for my money.

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  • Callaway Rogue 10.5° & 3W
  • Mizuno CLK 3H 19°, JPX900 Forged 4-GW, S18 56.10, S18 60.06
  • Evnroll ER5B ER2
  • Maxfli Tour Snell MTB-Black
  • Ping Pioneer - MGI Zip Navigator AT
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I would be playing the snell MTB-x but my father in law purchased 5 dozen vice pro plus for Christmas. Don’t think I will be need any more golf balls this year!

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:ping-small: G425 LST 10.5 Aldilla Rogue White 70s

:titelist-small: TS3 15.5 3W Fuji Speeder Tour Spec

:titelist-small: 818 H1 19deg Hybrid Fuji Atmos White

:mizuno-small: JPX 921 Hot Metal 4-PW Nippon Modus 120s

:vokey-small: SM8 50,54, and 58deg Dynamic Gold Wedge Flex

:taylormade-small:Spider Tour Putter

Vice Pro Plus White or Titleist ProV1x

:ping-small: Hoofer Stand Bag

:CaddyTek: V8 3 Wheel Push Cart

:callaway-small: 300 PRO Rangefinder

:Arccos:

Official Nippon Regio B+ Driver Shaft Review

 

 

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Bridgestone Tour B X here! 
One of the calls I'm gonna try out. When it was still the B330 I did a live Bridgestone ball fitting and that's what their guy told me to play.

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I would be playing the snell MTB-x but my father in law purchased 5 dozen vice pro plus for Christmas. Don’t think I will be need any more golf balls this year!
We can swap some sleeves if you want.

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Changing from TP5 to the 2o Z-star, at the end of 2o the Srixon was preforming awesome!

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 :ping-small:  Driver G425 Max 9*
:ping-small:   3 wood G425 Max

:taylormade-small: SIM2  4i / AW graphite 

:titelist-small: SM8  54S 58M                          

:taylormade-small: FCG SB 

:taylormade-small: TP5 2021

 

 

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Inesis 900 for me.  I'm upgrading from a cheaper different brand that I've used for a couple of years and get on ok with, but feel I may benefit from a better quality ball.  I like Srixon Soft Feel, but i get a eurethane cover for about the same price with the Inesis so giving them a go this season.

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2 hours ago, DiscipleofPenick said:

One of the calls I'm gonna try out. When it was still the B330 I did a live Bridgestone ball fitting and that's what their guy told me to play.

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We can swap some sleeves if you want.

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They all have my full name on them😭😭

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:ping-small: G425 LST 10.5 Aldilla Rogue White 70s

:titelist-small: TS3 15.5 3W Fuji Speeder Tour Spec

:titelist-small: 818 H1 19deg Hybrid Fuji Atmos White

:mizuno-small: JPX 921 Hot Metal 4-PW Nippon Modus 120s

:vokey-small: SM8 50,54, and 58deg Dynamic Gold Wedge Flex

:taylormade-small:Spider Tour Putter

Vice Pro Plus White or Titleist ProV1x

:ping-small: Hoofer Stand Bag

:CaddyTek: V8 3 Wheel Push Cart

:callaway-small: 300 PRO Rangefinder

:Arccos:

Official Nippon Regio B+ Driver Shaft Review

 

 

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I will be playing the Titleist Pro V1 and only the Pro V1. I've put the Pro V1x through the paces, as well as the Bridgestone Tour BX and found them to be too clicky. 

Mizuno ST190, 9 degrees, Fujikura Ventus Black 6S

Mizuno ST190, 14 degrees, Fujikura Ventus Black 7S

Mizuno ST200 , 18 degrees, Fujikura Ventus Blue 7X

Miura CB 301, 4 iron, Fujikura Ventus 9x

Miura CB 301, 5-PW Nippon Modus 120S

Miura K Grind, 52, 54 and 58, Nippon Modus 130s  hand ground by Usher Golf

Miura KM 006 LH 

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I'm sticking with the MTB-X, partly because it works for me and partly because I have 5 doz sitting on the shelf. 

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Left Hand orientation

:ping-small: G410 SFT driver 

Cobra King F-9  5 wood
:ping-small:  410  Hybrids 22*, 26*

Cobra Speed Zone 6-GP/Recoil ESX 460 F3 Shafts 

:titelist-small: SM7 54* Wedge

:ping-small: Glide 3.0  60* Wedge

:odyssey-small: O Works putter
:918457628_PrecisionPro:NX9-HD

:CaddyTek: - 4 Wheel 
:footjoy-small: - too many shoes to list and so many to buy

:1590477705_SunMountain: And  BAG Boy

Golf Balls: Snell MTB-X 

2020 Official Tester :SuperSpeed: Beginning Driver Speed  - 78

2019 Official Tester :ping-small:  410 Driver

2018 Official Tester :wilson-small: C300

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Gonna do a little tinkering with the new Z-Star. Softer and spinnier around the greens but less spin off the driver reads like a recipe for switching from the XV, but we'll see. First up I need to get new/different wedges.

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Driver: :cobra-small: RADspeed 9* with Motore X F1 60S
4-wood: :callaway-small: Mavrik Subzero (16.5*) with Aldila Rogue White 130 MSI X
2i: :srixon-small: ZX with SteelFiber i95 Stiff
Wet/Soft: 3i-PW
:wilson_staff_small: D7 Forged, KBS Tour-V 110S
Hard/Fast: 4i-7i :srixon-small: ZX7, 8i-PW Z-Forged, Modus3 Tour 120 S

52*, 58* :cleveland-small: RTX ZipCore Modus3 Tour 115
Putter: :cleveland-small: HB Soft Premier 11s

Ball: :srixon-small: Z STAR/XV (but I'm not just going to leave a perfectly good ProV1 laying around...)
Bag: :ping-small: Hoofer (2018) in black/white/copper

Using :Arccos: to keep track of my shots
:SuperSpeed:

All clubs RH

Tested:
:wilson_staff_small: D7 Forged 3i-PW, KBS Tour-V 110S - Official Review
:titelist-small: Blind Ball Test (Ball #3 vs Ball #4) - Unofficial Review

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I'm sticking with the MTB-X, partly because it works for me and partly because I have 5 doz sitting on the shelf. 
I want, no need, to try these.

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