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Visor Poll


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Poll: Old or New School Visor (682 member(s) have cast votes)

Which do you prefer?

  1. Old School-Big Brim (351 votes [51.47%])

    Percentage of vote: 51.47%

  2. New School-Chopped of Hat (331 votes [48.53%])

    Percentage of vote: 48.53%

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#1 lumbee1977

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Posted 14 February 2008 - 10:16 AM

I am a big fan of the classic tour visors.  Here is a great exaple:

Old School

But more and more these are hard to find and no one carries them.  What we see now are these visors that look like a regular ballcap that has been chopped off.

Example:

New School

Which do you prefer?  I do a charity tournament and I am trying to decide what to get as the gift.

All you out there that are making hats, how about some logo visors on the classics?  Why can't I find a Callaway visor like this?  The new tour authentics are a good try, but not the same.

Edited by lumbee1977, 14 February 2008 - 10:19 AM.


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Posted 14 February 2008 - 05:16 PM

Low profile is the only way to go.

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Posted 14 February 2008 - 05:48 PM

short new school. Although I think visors are lame in general.

throw on a hat or leave it off. Don't approve of any visors.

Just my opinion.

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Posted 14 February 2008 - 06:35 PM

New School-Low Profile

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Posted 14 February 2008 - 10:35 PM

The old school style is just lame on anyone not named Freddie Couples or Stuart Appleby.


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Posted 15 February 2008 - 12:04 PM

Low profile....new school...

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Posted 15 February 2008 - 03:20 PM

I like my visors like my hair, big and floppy.  Nothing is better than a Big, Floppy, Masters visor.  I wish companies like Bridgestone would make their "tour" visors available to everyone.  Or the Ping visors that Bubba wears...

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Posted 16 February 2008 - 08:04 PM

I like the old school look.  I just dont know where to buy any
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Posted 17 February 2008 - 08:45 PM

Definitely new school, I hate to say it but if I won one of those old school in a tournament I would have to give it away. I would feel like I was 60. Besides that I wear visors because my damn head is too big so it is very hard to find a ball cap that fits good AND looks decent. I always look too much like Spanky from The Little Rascals when I where a cap.

Edited by NXT ME, 24 February 2008 - 11:00 AM.


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Posted 17 February 2008 - 11:28 PM

Old school is the way to go.  Classic look.


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Posted 22 February 2008 - 04:36 PM

View Posttemewarrior, on Feb 14 2008, 05:48 PM, said:

short new school. Although I think visors are lame in general.

throw on a hat or leave it off. Don't approve of any visors.

Just my opinion.


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Posted 22 February 2008 - 05:25 PM

I was never much of a visor fan.

I have a small but long head and they look odd on me. The front looks massive, whatever visor it is. Sort of like one of those cowcatchers that the trains used to have on the front of them in the cowboy films...

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Posted 22 February 2008 - 06:12 PM

Mizuno Tour Visor's

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Edited by DBake, 24 February 2008 - 03:43 PM.


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Posted 22 February 2008 - 06:15 PM

Love the new school visors.  Used to dislike visors a lot, mainly the old styling.  Now I'm in my 30's with a full head of hair.  So while my friends are all shaving their heads, I have grown mine out and want to flaunt it in a new school visor!  :black eye:

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Posted 22 February 2008 - 06:51 PM

OLD SCHOOOOOOL!  Love the big brim B'stone visors Freddie and Stuart sport.  Been trying to get one for years.


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Posted 23 February 2008 - 01:22 AM

I'm a low profile, new school kind of guy, Don't really wanna play 18 looking like a 50 yr. old lady at the beach   :black eye:

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Posted 23 February 2008 - 01:52 PM

I think you will find the divide in preference is directly associated with age. Most of the guys that have been around awhile probably prefer the old school tour visor while most young guns prefer the the low profile.

For me.....old school no doubt.
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Posted 23 February 2008 - 01:55 PM

i prefer new age visors to caps theyre light and work in the same manor as a cap.

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Posted 23 February 2008 - 02:39 PM

Old school only because the new school visors don't fit my big head.

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Posted 23 February 2008 - 03:10 PM

If I were to wear a visor the new incarnation is how I would go.  With my hairline(I have the u look going from lower case to capital) retreating I go with nothing or a hat.  I have about a half dozen visors that collect dust.  I seem to try them on, look in the mirror, shake my head and take it off.


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Posted 23 February 2008 - 03:25 PM

View PostHifade, on Feb 23 2008, 02:52 PM, said:

I think you will find the divide in preference is directly associated with age. Most of the guys that have been around awhile probably prefer the old school tour visor while most young guns prefer the the low profile.

For me.....old school no doubt.

Sweet! Being in my mid 20's make me a veteran.  I would theorize that head size has something to do with it as well.  I have a fairly large forehead (I'm 6'2" so I'm not like Brian Peppers) and the small visors don't shade my eyes from the sun unless I pull them down to my eyebrows.  When the visor is in the eyebrow position, the top of my forehead is peeking out of the top of the visor making me look more ridiculous than I already do.  People with 3, 2 or even 1heads have no problem with this issue as the small visors fit them like the old school tour visors fit me.

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Posted 23 February 2008 - 09:09 PM

View PostHifade, on Feb 23 2008, 01:52 PM, said:

I think you will find the divide in preference is directly associated with age. Most of the guys that have been around awhile probably prefer the old school tour visor while most young guns prefer the the low profile.

For me.....old school no doubt.

I liek the old school look and at 28 I don't think I would fit into the "older" age bracket.
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Posted 23 February 2008 - 09:12 PM

New school!
If you can't decide (old or new) for the gift, just get a hat!

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Posted 23 February 2008 - 10:49 PM

View PostGozz, on Feb 14 2008, 05:16 PM, said:

Low profile is the only way to go.

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I have a few of these, I wear them around, but not golfing. Gotta have a ball cap for golfing, just habit.

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Posted 24 February 2008 - 12:56 PM

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Posted 25 February 2008 - 05:09 AM

View PostDBake, on Feb 22 2008, 05:12 PM, said:

Mizuno Tour Visor's

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Best Visor I have found so far, comfortable and you can just toss in the washing machine and comes out looking brand new.

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Posted 27 February 2008 - 09:37 PM

View Postdbignar, on Feb 25 2008, 05:09 AM, said:

View PostDBake, on Feb 22 2008, 05:12 PM, said:

Mizuno Tour Visor's

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Best Visor I have found so far, comfortable and you can just toss in the washing machine and comes out looking brand new.


Yep. I wore visors "back in the day" but recently bought a Mizuno tour visor on a golf trip and really like it. Definitely a lot cooler than the massive brimmed visors of yesteryear.

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Posted 29 February 2008 - 03:38 PM

have to vote for new school....got two of the titleist low profile visors, thinking of adding a mizuno tour visor in the near future

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Posted 05 March 2008 - 10:00 AM

I like the old school look.  I used to pack golf bags at Valhalla GC and it was either a hat or the old style visors.  I rocked the visor.  I now have a white Masters visor, there is nothing cooler.  I hate the new visors, they look unfinished.  Also on a side note, I hate velcro straps.  Maybe thats why I hate the new visors.
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Posted 05 March 2008 - 12:53 PM

definitely new school.  just don't like the big brim of the old school visors.  I just have to remember not to wear one right after I shave my head.  sunburn hurts...got to let the hair grow out for a while...


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