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I remember back in my junior days where being able to buy a Maxfli Revolution was the ultimate. You'd use two of your ball prizes to get your hands on one "Revo". I loved those things despite them turning light brown by the second hole.

 

If the new Maxfli balls were readily available here, I'd definitely give them a shot. The recent forum testing showed they were very good too.

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I've been using them since the 2019 ball test. With my game, I cannot distinguish a difference with the ProV1 - other than being a lot lower cost.

The 2021 version is just as good - if not better - than the previous version. The alignment decal does not bother me visually, and I don't use it for alignment. I "floated" the first couple of dozen balls and did not find one that was not in perfect balance. I found that hard to believe - so I floated several balls of all brands from my used bucket - just to make sure the "floating" was working and it was working just fine.

I keep trying all the new balls, some I find and others I buy, but so far nothing comes close to the Tour any where near the price. Do want to try the Vice Pro/Vice Pro+, but at their price, even if they were as good as the Tour - the price just wouldn't work out to be better.

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Just looked up how much a dozen Maxfli Tours would be in Australia. Best price below.

 

If someone was in the golf business, it might be an opportunity to become the Maxfli distributor in Aus.

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9 hours ago, Blueberry_Squishie said:

Just looked up how much a dozen Maxfli Tours would be in Australia. Best price below.

 

If someone was in the golf business, it might be an opportunity to become the Maxfli distributor in Aus.

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IS THAT FOR ONE DOZEN?!

 

<googles shipping costs to Australia...> Uh. Ok. So it's like $50 to ship a dozen balls. So while I can beat the $100/dozen rate, even Clear balls would be cheaper 😩

 

also. side bar. Are all of your golf ball packages the elongated rectangular prism? How are they packaged inside? Sleeves of two?

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4i-7i :srixon-small: ZX7, 8i-PW Z-Forged, Modus3 Tour 120 S
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18 hours ago, chisag said:

 


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I'm surprised you didn't use the maxfli dot for your custom mark... though I understand it isn't red 😉

16 hours ago, Blueberry_Squishie said:

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LOVED this ball back in the day.

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Having been a tester for the Tour and Tour X, I've come to like these balls more and more as I keep putting them into play.  As many know, I've really struggled finding those few ball that are "best for my game".  This task seems easy for many of the forum members... me, not so much. I play lots of H2H (2 ball) competitions while playing rounds (often documented in the "How did you play" thread) and when course play permits, and have pitted a healthy dozen tour and mid tier balls against one another... and still have a hung jury 🤪

But, when I consider how these performed in the MGS Lab tests and that, when on sale (like the recent MGS 40% off special), they are arguably the best value out there. They and the Snell MTB are, IMO/E, every bit the equal of the Pro V's.  The only slight edge I would give the Pro V's is durability. 

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I am looking forward to trying these. DSG had the "old" version online at 2 for $45 at the end of last season. I picked up 2 dozen yellow. Can't argue about the price and we'll see if this takes over from the Z-Star I've been playing the last 2 years. I switched from the ProV1 because of cost. So I saved $10 (or more) as I was finding old model Z-Star on Amazon for under $30 for awhile. So why not knock off another couple bucks if performance is close.

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Played 18 on Tuesday - front 9 with Titleist AVX and back 9 with Maxfli Tour.  Several drives were clearly longer than the AVX, but that might be a fluke. Spin and feel were good for me.  Nine holes is a short test, but I saw and felt enough to keep me testing. 

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I am a MAxfli Tour believer also and now have 5 dozen white and a dozen yellow for the fall/spring. Previous selection was ProV1x based MGS testing for slower swing speeds. They sure work for me! Also like the Bridgestone RX but you hit 1 cart path and...its a shag bag bullet.

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When I started playing golf 20 years ago. I picked up a few dozen of the MaxFli Tour balls on sale for under $10 a dozen. I got both the regular Tour ball as well as the LT version which has more spin but a lower ball flight so it will not balloon from the higher spin numbers. I loved that ball and I still have a couple dozen of them left in my stash of tour balls. If the new Tour balls are as good as the 20 year old version, they should be great. 

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For me the Maxfli Tour balls are considerably longer off my driver.  I gave my playing partner one to play last season and he stuck a 9 iron for birdie that he said his Pro-V would not have held the green on since it was a bit of a lower trajectory shot that stopped dead on a tight pin.  The four box deal for $105 is unworldly.  Best value out there and I don't think these Maxfli balls are deficient in any area comparted to Titleist, Callaway, TaylorMade, Srixon, etc.

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Picked up a dozen of each and hit them while testing my new PXG 0211 proto driver, I thought they were excellent.  I hit a few with my seven iron and great spin and control.  I'm going with the tour, but I thought they both played well.  I've been putting and chipping with them as well, great feel and good response.  I've switched from Vice Pro.

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On 2/10/2022 at 1:17 PM, Tom the Golf Nut said:

Seemed that more of the testers preferred the "X" but I prefered the regular tour.

 

... Loved your review and exactly why you have to try them yourself. I found it very interesting Edingc preferred the Tour X over the Tour because the Tour did not spin enough for him. At up to 118 mph swing speed compared to mine at around 98 mph balls will react differently. Spin for me with the Tour is perfect with full iron shots, considering I find Bermuda greens to react differently during twilite rounds. Into the grain they one hop, stop and spin back a foot or two. Down grain they one hop, stop and release a foot or two. So 4-6 feet of difference is fine by me. I really don't want my ball spinning back 6 - 10 feet when hitting into the grain so I do not have to worry about throwing the ball past the flag to accommodate more spin. For me at least, chips and pitches are equally good with either ball but the deal breaker for me at a swing speed under 100 mph is the Tour is longer than the Tour X. While Edingc admitted the Tour might be a little longer, he has distance to burn and he can afford to give up a little yardage so the X performed better in every other way for him. Since you can get 2 dozen for $60 It ain't a bad idea to get one of each and find out which works best for your swing. 

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I was putting with them on my Birdie Ball mat yesterday and comparing them to my Z-Star. The feel was so similar that I couldn't notice any difference off the putter face. If the short game feel is that similar with the softer feel I like, I'm going to enjoy testing this out come spring.

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A story: I pride myself in playing balls I find. I don’t play them if they are cut, but scuffs are typically fine. Is shoot anywhere from 85-95, have a driver swing speed from 100 to 110, and usually lose about 3 to 5 balls a round. I play balls I find because of the last part of that statement. I hate wasting money. 

A couple of days ago I started thinking that maybe I should try playing with new balls to see if I can keep them in play. Of course I love playing Pro V1s I find, but I’m not shelling out $50 for 12. Earlier this year, I saw that MGS had a 40% deal for the Maxfli Balls and I was almost about to buy the 48-count box but bailed. Man do I regret that. Last night, I did more reading up on the Maxfli Tours including reading this thread and decided to grab the 2 dozen for $60 deal (would have been that much for 48 a couple of months ago). This morning my 10-year-old son and I hit the course for 18. 

My first ball went into the fairway to the left of the hole I was on, but it was straight as an arrow, I just pulled it. I then took a breakfast ball and put it right where I wanted. 

I’ll spare you the details of the whole round but will say this. I don’t think I played a lot better than normal (I didn’t keep score today, I just had one goal in mind which I’ll get to soon), but I think my drives were a bit straighter, and as long as ones I hit with Pro V1s (between 250-260 probably). I missed some fairways like normal, but only had one bad slice trying to hit a big drive on 16. I used the CG alignment on the tee and I loved that. It gave me confidence I was lined up properly. I was my typically bad self around the greens, but putted OK. 

Going into the round I had one goal, don’t lose a ball. Not just because I am cheap but I knew that would improve my performance and keep me from getting frustrated. She had some adventures flirting with a lake, going in a creek (but not where I couldn’t get it with a retriever) and visiting the edge of the woods a couple of times. However when the last clip-clop of the cup sounded, she was there waiting for me to bring her home. 

I’ve never played 18 with the same ball, and I’m not saying the ball is magic. If you hit it bad, it’s gonna be bad. But I’m very, very happy with the decision and I hope they go on sale again because I’m going to stock up on these suckers. 

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On 2/12/2022 at 1:08 AM, greggarner said:

How are they packaged inside? Sleeves of two?

Not sure if that was directed at me, but when I screen snipped I didn't include the whole package. That's just the side of the box so it looks weird without the rest of it.

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