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#1 Swoff57

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Posted 21 August 2016 - 08:54 PM

So, I was on the golf course today and got paired up with a high level Costco Staffer.  He was a really nice guy and I noticed he was playing a ball I never seen before. So on the 10th green I asked what ball he was playing. He told me it was a kirkland Signature ball. He went on to tell me that Costco will start selling the ball this October.

The ball itself will be made in Korea and is a 4 piece urethane ball. The cost will be $29.99 for 24.  Seems like a pretty good deal. The ball seemed to check up well for him and had good flight characteristics. He was a long hitter and was consistently around 285ish.

Anyone else hear anything about this?


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Posted 21 August 2016 - 09:44 PM

View PostSwoff57, on 21 August 2016 - 08:54 PM, said:

So, I was on the golf course today and got paired up with a high level Costco Staffer.  He was a really nice guy and I noticed he was playing a ball I never seen before. So on the 10th green I asked what ball he was playing. He told me it was a kirkland Signature ball. He went on to tell me that Costco will start selling the ball this October.

The ball itself will be made in Korea and is a 4 piece urethane ball. The cost will be $29.99 for 24.  Seems like a pretty good deal. The ball seemed to check up well for him and had good flight characteristics. He was a long hitter and was consistently around 285ish.

Anyone else hear anything about this?

I don't know anything about that ball but it sounds intriguing for sure. I just stopped by to say GO UTES!

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Posted 21 August 2016 - 09:47 PM

Wow that can be a game changer, 30$ for 2 dz mid to high end balls .



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Posted 21 August 2016 - 10:22 PM

View PostSoCalTitleist, on 21 August 2016 - 09:47 PM, said:

Wow that can be a game changer, 30$ for 2 dz mid to high end balls .

The Maxfli U/3 & U/6, plus Top Flite Gamer Tour have been at $15/dozen for a while now...

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Posted 22 August 2016 - 07:53 AM

My friends bust my nuts because I own a Costco everything!

I can't wait to pull out a Costco golf ball!

One thing nice about Costco, if you don't like them, return it, full refund, no questions asked.

Remember the Kirkland golf gloves?

OK glove, but made my hand smell like a foot.

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Posted 22 August 2016 - 08:27 AM

Probably made by Volvik for Costco if they're coming from Korea, since that's the main ball manufacturer in that country.
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Posted 22 August 2016 - 09:20 AM

I'll try them because I'm a golf ball ho. Glad they are coming in October, perfect for PA golf....

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Posted 22 August 2016 - 12:02 PM

View Postjtj74, on 21 August 2016 - 09:44 PM, said:

View PostSwoff57, on 21 August 2016 - 08:54 PM, said:

So, I was on the golf course today and got paired up with a high level Costco Staffer.  He was a really nice guy and I noticed he was playing a ball I never seen before. So on the 10th green I asked what ball he was playing. He told me it was a kirkland Signature ball. He went on to tell me that Costco will start selling the ball this October.

The ball itself will be made in Korea and is a 4 piece urethane ball. The cost will be $29.99 for 24.  Seems like a pretty good deal. The ball seemed to check up well for him and had good flight characteristics. He was a long hitter and was consistently around 285ish.

Anyone else hear anything about this?

I don't know anything about that ball but it sounds intriguing for sure. I just stopped by to say GO UTES!

Go Utes!

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#9 Swoff57

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Posted 22 August 2016 - 12:04 PM

View Post3_Putt_Par, on 22 August 2016 - 08:27 AM, said:

Probably made by Volvik for Costco if they're coming from Korea, since that's the main ball manufacturer in that country.

He said he did know.  I have never played a Volvik ball are they any good? I know the ball he was playing is seemed to play well and worked for him.

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Posted 23 August 2016 - 01:49 AM

Volvik is known for their two piece brightly colored balls, but do have 3 and 4 piece urethane balls in their lineup.  Can't say if they are any good or not because I have never played one.  For the price, would be worth a go especially given Costco's return policy.

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Posted 23 August 2016 - 09:17 PM

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Posted 23 August 2016 - 09:24 PM

I'd be game to try a dozen!!  But at Costco, everything is bulk so I guarantee they'll be packaged as double dozen!!

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Posted 26 August 2016 - 11:47 AM

Woah! Can't wait to try these out. I love Costco and if the ball is 90% as good as a ProV I'll play it.

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Posted 26 August 2016 - 12:38 PM

View Postacy274, on 21 August 2016 - 10:22 PM, said:

View PostSoCalTitleist, on 21 August 2016 - 09:47 PM, said:

Wow that can be a game changer, 30$ for 2 dz mid to high end balls .

The Maxfli U/3 & U/6, plus Top Flite Gamer Tour have been at $15/dozen for a while now...

Strata tour advanced is a great 3 piece ball for the money. I just got 6 dozen for 36$. Pretty sure they're made by callaway.

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Posted 26 August 2016 - 12:44 PM

Volvik urethane balls are very nice.  I'd get a membership to Costco if these things were sourced by Volvik.

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Posted 26 August 2016 - 03:34 PM

Boy, a Google search turns up nothing about these balls except for the thread here on WRX.

Hope there is a yellow option. Probably not based on previous golf ball offerings from Costco.
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Posted 26 August 2016 - 03:54 PM

Gotta love a place where you can get a 4 ton floor jack and 30 pounds of turkey tenders.

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Posted 26 August 2016 - 04:53 PM

View PostPedowd, on 26 August 2016 - 12:38 PM, said:

View Postacy274, on 21 August 2016 - 10:22 PM, said:

View PostSoCalTitleist, on 21 August 2016 - 09:47 PM, said:

Wow that can be a game changer, 30$ for 2 dz mid to high end balls .

The Maxfli U/3 & U/6, plus Top Flite Gamer Tour have been at $15/dozen for a while now...

Strata tour advanced is a great 3 piece ball for the money. I just got 6 dozen for 36$. Pretty sure they're made by callaway.
They are made by Callaway but they aren't a urethane covered ball as are the Maxfli U/3, U/6 and TF Gamer Tour.

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Posted 26 August 2016 - 05:21 PM

View Postgrm24, on 26 August 2016 - 04:53 PM, said:

View PostPedowd, on 26 August 2016 - 12:38 PM, said:

View Postacy274, on 21 August 2016 - 10:22 PM, said:

View PostSoCalTitleist, on 21 August 2016 - 09:47 PM, said:

Wow that can be a game changer, 30$ for 2 dz mid to high end balls .

The Maxfli U/3 & U/6, plus Top Flite Gamer Tour have been at $15/dozen for a while now...

Strata tour advanced is a great 3 piece ball for the money. I just got 6 dozen for 36$. Pretty sure they're made by callaway.
They are made by Callaway but they aren't a urethane covered ball as are the Maxfli U/3, U/6 and TF Gamer Tour.
What's the difference between urethane and the other cover?

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Posted 26 August 2016 - 07:37 PM

Urethane is a lot softer, allowing one to shape their shots more using spin. and work the ball around the green with more precision.


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Posted 26 August 2016 - 08:26 PM

$30/2dozen? I bet the price will go up to $35 in no time. This is a nice deal. Volvik makes a really nice ball. Also remember, Acushnet is owned by a Korean company so maybe they're making a ball similar to prov in Korea??!!?. that'd be a killer.

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Posted 27 August 2016 - 06:38 AM

Definitely worth a try!

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Posted 27 August 2016 - 09:05 AM

So for all the guys on this forum that are into brand matching you can have a Kirkland shirt, socks, underwear, and ball.

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Posted 27 August 2016 - 09:13 AM

I wish they still took Amex.

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Posted 27 August 2016 - 10:49 AM

I'll give them a try for sure


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Posted 27 August 2016 - 10:56 AM

View Postcristphoto, on 27 August 2016 - 09:05 AM, said:

So for all the guys on this forum that are into brand matching you can have a Kirkland shirt, socks, underwear, and ball.


Nah they have plenty of nice Greg Norman polos and shorts.

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Posted 28 August 2016 - 02:01 AM

View Postlarciel, on 26 August 2016 - 08:26 PM, said:

$30/2dozen? I bet the price will go up to $35 in no time. This is a nice deal. Volvik makes a really nice ball. Also remember, Acushnet is owned by a Korean company so maybe they're making a ball similar to prov in Korea??!!?. that'd be a killer.
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Posted 28 August 2016 - 02:18 AM

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Posted 28 August 2016 - 11:57 AM

Great, my grocery shopping trips just became more expensive.  Now to figure out how to hide the box of golf balls at the bottom of the cart without my wife noticing them each trip... ;)

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Posted 28 August 2016 - 03:31 PM

View PostShi Guy, on 28 August 2016 - 11:57 AM, said:

Great, my grocery shopping trips just became more expensive.  Now to figure out how to hide the box of golf balls at the bottom of the cart without my wife noticing them each trip... ;)

That 4 ton floor jack and 30 pounds of turkey tenders would make good camouflage :haha:

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