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#31 gtcmap1

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Posted 15 February 2017 - 08:42 PM

Hard to beat those switch blade type tools.  Been interested to try something like the spider tool.


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Posted 15 February 2017 - 09:07 PM

View Postb.helts, on 06 February 2017 - 12:20 PM, said:

View Postaugustgolf, on 06 February 2017 - 12:13 PM, said:

What's wrong with a good, old fashioned tee???

They don't cost much, and they have done the job for many years....and, done it well, I might add

Yes. More important to know how to fix a pitch mark than what you use to fix a pitch mark. I use a single prong "pitch pro" I think it's called that Poppy Hills give away on the first tee.

I found one of these towards the end of the year and is $, easy to grip with thumb indentation part, perfect length single prong, beats the two prongs IMO.....know where I can buy one....can't seem to find the damn thing and would like to get another.

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Posted 15 February 2017 - 11:54 PM

I use an AHEAD flip out with OCC logo. Works great. When I have some extra scratch, I'm getting a tool by @claretdreamer. Check his tools out on Instagram. Absolutely beautiful
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Posted 16 February 2017 - 12:38 AM

View Postode1, on 15 February 2017 - 09:07 PM, said:

View Postb.helts, on 06 February 2017 - 12:20 PM, said:

View Postaugustgolf, on 06 February 2017 - 12:13 PM, said:

What's wrong with a good, old fashioned tee???

They don't cost much, and they have done the job for many years....and, done it well, I might add

Yes. More important to know how to fix a pitch mark than what you use to fix a pitch mark. I use a single prong "pitch pro" I think it's called that Poppy Hills give away on the first tee.

I found one of these towards the end of the year and is $, easy to grip with thumb indentation part, perfect length single prong, beats the two prongs IMO.....know where I can buy one....can't seem to find the damn thing and would like to get another.

I think they started selling these at my club but it's been raining cats and dogs so I haven't been there in a few weeks. If we've got them, I'll get you one.

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Posted 16 February 2017 - 09:52 AM

View Postb.helts, on 16 February 2017 - 12:38 AM, said:

View Postode1, on 15 February 2017 - 09:07 PM, said:

View Postb.helts, on 06 February 2017 - 12:20 PM, said:

View Postaugustgolf, on 06 February 2017 - 12:13 PM, said:

What's wrong with a good, old fashioned tee???

They don't cost much, and they have done the job for many years....and, done it well, I might add

Yes. More important to know how to fix a pitch mark than what you use to fix a pitch mark. I use a single prong "pitch pro" I think it's called that Poppy Hills give away on the first tee.

I found one of these towards the end of the year and is $, easy to grip with thumb indentation part, perfect length single prong, beats the two prongs IMO.....know where I can buy one....can't seem to find the damn thing and would like to get another.

I think they started selling these at my club but it's been raining cats and dogs so I haven't been there in a few weeks. If we've got them, I'll get you one.

Thx,,that is nice of you....I was hoping they might be for sale at one of of the big chain stores, but nave never seen them for sale.


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Posted 16 February 2017 - 01:09 PM

View PostChomper, on 09 February 2017 - 12:48 AM, said:

View PostAugster, on 07 February 2017 - 03:53 PM, said:

The Spider, insta-golf repair tool. Accept no substitutes.

https://www.amazon.c...XwcL&ref=plSrch

I've used mine for 2 seasons and counting. In most cases it's like there was never a ball mark after repairing.
I own this. I hate the damn tool. I think it is awful. And it is too big to be comfortable in my pocket.


Like seemingly everything else in golf, repair tools are a matter of personal preference, but I'm with Augster.  I love my Spider tool.  My only complaint is the magnetic ball mark.  I've lost a couple, and the ridge on the cap prevents normal sized ball markers from fitting(the Spider ball marker is smaller).  They're cheap to buy replacements so it's really just an annoyance.

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Posted 19 February 2017 - 11:41 PM

I ordered some plastic ones off eBay like the ones you used to get free, but no more.
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Posted 23 February 2017 - 10:05 PM

I use a Scotty Cameron Stainless Steel pivot tool. It has a nice heft to it and will take a long time for get sharp compared to an aluminum one I used to play.

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Posted 24 February 2017 - 07:01 AM

I used to use the SC pivot tool but it's really light and find I prefer something with a little more heft to it. Not gonna fork over $400 for a stainless steel SC pivot tool

So I'm with a few guys here, switched to a Tyson Lamb divot tool and much prefer the weight and feel. Plus with it being made of copper, it should age well.
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Posted 24 February 2017 - 07:10 AM

Why do you guys prefer a heavy divot tool? Wouldn't it be nicer not to carry such a heavy thing in your pocket the whole round?

Everything has its drawbacks, as the man said when his mother-in-law died, and they came down upon him for the funeral expenses.

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Posted 25 February 2017 - 02:38 PM

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Posted 25 February 2017 - 07:12 PM

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Posted 26 February 2017 - 02:54 AM

Does no one here just use a tee?? That being said, some of these are gorgeous!

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Posted 26 February 2017 - 07:14 AM

View PostNorth Butte, on 24 February 2017 - 07:10 AM, said:

Why do you guys prefer a heavy divot tool? Wouldn't it be nicer not to carry such a heavy thing in your pocket the whole round?

I too carry a stainless tool with some heft to it
I just like the heft of it, and feel like the aluminum ones etc are just too light
Not really a great explanation, but just a personal preference
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Posted 26 February 2017 - 11:03 AM

Caddy!

Just say'in...

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Posted 27 February 2017 - 12:01 PM

Heres my Bputters torched stainless tool

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Posted 27 February 2017 - 11:58 PM

No wonder my bag is heavy i have 6 of these things. The orange taylormade is too heavy so i dont carry that one anymore. I prefer the PG tool with the ball mark.

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Posted 28 February 2017 - 12:23 AM

I like the ones that have a clasp on the back so I can slide it on my pocket. It doesn't go all the way into the pocket and I don't have to fumble for it. s-l1600.jpg
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Posted 28 February 2017 - 12:34 AM

The Divvy tool is super simple in design, but I find it works better than my very good looking tools like my cameron.

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Posted 01 March 2017 - 06:56 AM

View Posttjchamp, on 05 February 2017 - 11:44 PM, said:

I rate ball mark tools in 3 categories:

Look, weight, and overall ability to dig into turf + repair nicely.

My Tyson Lamb tool is best I've ever used, and certainly takes the Blue Ribbon in all 3 categories.

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Posted 01 March 2017 - 10:39 AM

I have a custom Tyson Lamb one that I like very much
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Posted 01 March 2017 - 05:25 PM

I use a trade-show give-away that has a built-in carabiner and magnetic ball marker... clips to the towel loop when not in play, I promise not to my belt loop during the round lest I be crucified in the "hack accessories" thread.
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Posted 01 March 2017 - 05:45 PM

I've already used my pitchfix classic this year and it works perfectly. It gives you great leverage two fix the ball marks. The switchblade characteristic allows you to put it into your pocket without poking your leg or a hole in the pocket.

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Posted 01 March 2017 - 05:47 PM

I ordered two custom Tyson Lamb tools today. One for myself and one for my dad, which will be his father's day gift.
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Posted 05 March 2017 - 10:20 AM

I like the pop of the pitchfix. Also have a few traditional ones from my dad.


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Posted 05 March 2017 - 01:57 PM

Support the site and grab one of the golfwrx ones. Real strong magnet too so I'm not digging around for a marker either.

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Posted 13 March 2017 - 03:04 PM

I've got some beauties, including a switchblade, but the one I use most is the simple brass-colored one.

The genuine Swiss Army golf knife with ball marker and divot tool is a little over-the-top.

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Posted 13 March 2017 - 04:57 PM

I like my Nike one but then again I am a Nike fanboy
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Posted 13 March 2017 - 08:47 PM

i have the seamus single fork tool.

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