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SNELL GOLF BALLS??? anyone???


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#31 Ajlepisto

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Posted 10 February 2015 - 12:14 AM

Be interesting to see these stacked up against the MG balls.


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Posted 10 February 2015 - 08:54 AM

I ordered a testing pack too, ships March 10th...
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Posted 20 February 2015 - 12:30 PM

Any updates?

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Posted 20 February 2015 - 10:10 PM

I can see a market for the wallet friendly upper end ball.  The 2 piece Get Sum has no real selling point, I don't think.  Maybe they just need to offer it to entice pro shops or other retailers to bother with the lineup.

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Posted 05 March 2015 - 11:48 AM

Just saw a glowing review of the Snell "my tour" ball. I think the price is right at about $30. Any more expensive than that and people won't stray from other brands.

The name and graphics definitely need reworked. Call it the Snell Tour 85 or something.

I may try some.


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Posted 05 March 2015 - 10:17 PM

I'm gonna try a dozen and compare it against my prov1x's

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Posted 05 March 2015 - 11:55 PM

Mi Gulf Spi tweeted a comparison test where Snell was rated the best out of a number of small company balls and the ProV1.
Can't post the link, but easy enough to decode and find on Twitter.

Edited by CrabDaddy, 06 March 2015 - 12:02 AM.

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Posted 06 March 2015 - 12:22 AM

Numbers look great to me. I will give them a shot at some point, but would prefer to see them at a demo day... that won't be happening.
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Posted 06 March 2015 - 12:36 AM

I pre-ordered a dozen to try out against my other preferred budget ball the Ariva AR-3
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Posted 06 March 2015 - 11:34 AM

From what I've read, the balls perform.  I have no qualms about trying them, and I probably will at some point.

They need to get w/ a good marketing person to improve the graphics on the ball, the names of the balls, etc etc.......

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Posted 06 March 2015 - 06:32 PM

View PostLuvToGolfGuy, on 06 March 2015 - 11:34 AM, said:

From what I've read, the balls perform.  I have no qualms about trying them, and I probably will at some point.

They need to get w/ a good marketing person to improve the graphics on the ball, the names of the balls, etc etc.......

if you checkout the website - background on name etc is explained - I like the logo (and have a hat coming w/ 2dozen)

http://snellgolf.com/
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Posted 07 March 2015 - 06:49 PM

Ok, fine.  I just ordered a dozen.
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Posted 08 March 2015 - 04:02 AM

As soon as everyone gets a chance to play it, PLEASE start a thread on how they compared for you on course. I know at some point I will buckle and get some, but I would rather read about them for now.
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Posted 08 March 2015 - 04:17 AM

View PostGauchograd99, on 08 March 2015 - 04:02 AM, said:

As soon as everyone gets a chance to play it, PLEASE start a thread on how they compared for you on course. I know at some point I will buckle and get some, but I would rather read about them for now.

Why don't you just get some for yourself? You've only asked 5-6 times...

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Posted 08 March 2015 - 06:43 AM

View Postbushy007, on 08 March 2015 - 04:17 AM, said:

View PostGauchograd99, on 08 March 2015 - 04:02 AM, said:

As soon as everyone gets a chance to play it, PLEASE start a thread on how they compared for you on course. I know at some point I will buckle and get some, but I would rather read about them for now.

Why don't you just get some for yourself? You've only asked 5-6 times...

Good grief spend 30$ and try them.

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Posted 08 March 2015 - 08:56 AM

I saw the test against The Pro V1X and other
non name brand balls.  
  The Snell ball was rated the highest.
  Highly recommended.   $31.99 Doz


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Posted 09 March 2015 - 12:26 PM

Look interesting though my cutoff is 25 per dozen so maybe if they droP they'd be worth checking out.  The test on the blog I saw was very promising.

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Posted 09 March 2015 - 12:35 PM

Just ordered my dozen--I figured why not?!
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Posted 09 March 2015 - 03:32 PM

I bit.  $31 and money back guarantee.  Can't lose.
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Posted 09 March 2015 - 06:46 PM

View Postbushy007, on 08 March 2015 - 04:17 AM, said:

View PostGauchograd99, on 08 March 2015 - 04:02 AM, said:

As soon as everyone gets a chance to play it, PLEASE start a thread on how they compared for you on course. I know at some point I will buckle and get some, but I would rather read about them for now.

Why don't you just get some for yourself? You've only asked 5-6 times...

I have? I guess I will have to go back and count. That said, if you read my posts you would note I have said that I am FULL on balls right now. I have plenty and there is no need to add to the stock. Plus, and this would be new in this thread, I really don't have any use for the ones I have until my shoulder decides to heal properly. Already wasted 7 weeks of prime golf time thanks to whatever I have done in the way of damage to either the rotator cuff or the tendons within.

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Posted 12 March 2015 - 10:44 PM

I loved the original Penta TP so much.  Please, please play like that.  Please.

I ordered two dozen just out of sheer hope.

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Posted 13 March 2015 - 05:17 AM

They tested pretty on the site (this site wouldn't let me post a link).  I agree with previous comments - the graphics and the name are hideous and need to be changed quickly. I'm picky enough to not want to try it for those reasons alone.

Edited by cristphoto, 13 March 2015 - 05:18 AM.


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Posted 13 March 2015 - 05:48 AM

I'll wait, I have too many balls in stock already.

$31 price is good if they are what they say, but there seems to be an endless basket of loose Prov1 for $35 dz at GS

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Posted 13 March 2015 - 09:03 AM

View PostLuvToGolfGuy, on 06 March 2015 - 11:34 AM, said:


They need to get w/ a good marketing person to improve the graphics on the ball, the names of the balls, etc etc.......

If they really want to tap into a niche market, they should rename them "Snelly Balls". Instead of selling them in sleeves and boxes sell them in a faux leather bag and call it "Snelly Ball Sack".  Ok, I'll see myself out now...

Seriously though, these balls sound really intriguing.  Once my preseason collection gets depleted, I will pick some up.
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Posted 13 March 2015 - 01:54 PM

View PostJJGolo, on 09 February 2015 - 11:14 PM, said:

Supposed to be cheap, but still not that cheap.
Agree. It is less expensive than some and I'm sure it's fine, but why use it when you can almost always find closeout urethane balls for the same or less?  I'd rather buy some 2013-14 Srixon Z series for $29 than send away for these.

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Posted 16 March 2015 - 02:05 PM

Just got the shipping info on mine. They won't be here until the 24th but thats just in time for my bday rounds so its all good for me.
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Posted 16 March 2015 - 06:58 PM

Mine are coming the 20th.  Where do these ship from?  (Yes, I suppose I could find out on my own!)
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Posted 16 March 2015 - 07:26 PM

View PostLuvToGolfGuy, on 16 March 2015 - 06:58 PM, said:

Mine are coming the 20th.  Where do these ship from?  (Yes, I suppose I could find out on my own!)

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Posted 16 March 2015 - 08:06 PM

View Posttmfool, on 16 March 2015 - 07:26 PM, said:

View PostLuvToGolfGuy, on 16 March 2015 - 06:58 PM, said:

Mine are coming the 20th.  Where do these ship from?  (Yes, I suppose I could find out on my own!)

New Bedford, Massachusetts - (formerly Titleist country)

Does Snell have Titleist make them under contract or do they have an actual factory?

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Posted 16 March 2015 - 08:15 PM

View Postcristphoto, on 16 March 2015 - 08:06 PM, said:

View Posttmfool, on 16 March 2015 - 07:26 PM, said:

View PostLuvToGolfGuy, on 16 March 2015 - 06:58 PM, said:

Mine are coming the 20th.  Where do these ship from?  (Yes, I suppose I could find out on my own!)

New Bedford, Massachusetts - (formerly Titleist country)

Does Snell have Titleist make them under contract or do they have an actual factory?

nothing to do with Titleist - other than being in New Bedford

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