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10 Handicap or Less - Which ball do you play?


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Poll: What ball do you play? (320 member(s) have cast votes)

Which ball do you play?

  1. Bridgestone B330 (13 votes [4.06%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 4.06%

  2. Bridgestone B330S (26 votes [8.12%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 8.12%

  3. Callaway Chromesoft (38 votes [11.88%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 11.88%

  4. Callaway Chromesoft X (8 votes [2.50%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 2.50%

  5. Srixon Zstar (25 votes [7.81%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 7.81%

  6. Srixon Zstar XV (16 votes [5.00%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 5.00%

  7. Taylor Made TP5 (11 votes [3.44%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 3.44%

  8. Taylor Made TP5X (28 votes [8.75%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 8.75%

  9. Titleist ProV1 (33 votes [10.31%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 10.31%

  10. Titleist ProV1X (39 votes [12.19%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 12.19%

  11. Other (83 votes [25.94%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 25.94%

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#31 qtlaw

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Posted 11 May 2017 - 09:05 PM

Use RSX for about 3 years; just went to the Volvik Vivid (green) after getting a dozen for Christmas; love them.


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#32 Break81

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Posted 11 May 2017 - 09:39 PM

Right now Nike RZN Tour Platinum. Have enough to last me a while but then am going to Snell MTB or B330S
TM M1 - Rouge 60 Stiff
Callaway XR - 4 wood - Rouge w/ RIP tip 60
Callaway BB V-Series 5 wood - Rouge Silver Stiff
Mizuno JPX850 Forger 4-GW - XP115 S300
Titleist 55 F grind / 60 M grind
EVNROLL ER5
Nike RZN Tour Platinum / Snell MTB / Srixon XV / TM TP

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Posted 11 May 2017 - 10:00 PM

The Snell MTB.  Hard to beat the price and performance for me.
Cobra King LTD   w/ UST elements chrome
Cobra King LTD 3 wood w/stock rogue
Callaway xhot 19* hybrid w/stock Callaway
Cobra fly z+/ pro irons  4-pw w/ Steelfiber i110's
Scor wedges 50-55-60 w/ stock kbs firm
Odyssey Versa #7
Snell MTB

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#34 golfgirlrobin

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Posted 11 May 2017 - 11:02 PM

The new Bridgestone e6 soft.  Nice all around ball for those of us who like a softer ball and don't want to spend $4 a piece.
Driver:  Callaway Epic
Fairway Woods:  Titleist 917 F2 16.5*
                            Titleist 917 F2  21*
Hybrid:  Titleist 816 H1  23*
Irons:  Callaway XR (6-SW)
Wedges:  Callaway Mack Daddy PM Grind  58* & 64*
Putter:  Ping Sigma G Ketsch B.

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Posted 11 May 2017 - 11:16 PM

TP5X or Snell MTB

Callaway Epic SZ 10.5 Motore Speeder 6.2 TSX
Callaway Epic SZ 3+ Fairway wood Atmos Black TS 8 Tour Stiff
TM SLDR TP 2H Black Tie 95H X-stiff
Mizuno MP-25 Modus 130S
Mizuno S5 54, 50 Modus 125 wedge
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TP5X/Snell MTB
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Posted 11 May 2017 - 11:25 PM

7 Handicap.

Vice Pro Neon.

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Posted 12 May 2017 - 06:48 AM

Still playing 2016 Taylormade tour preferred x
Driver: Callaway GBB Epic Sub Zero - 9 degree, 12g weight forward, Fujikura Pro Green 62 X
3 wood: Callaway XR Pro 14 degree - Stock Project X 6.0
3 hybrid: Callaway XR Pro 20 degree - Stock Project X 6.0
4-pw: Bridgestone J15 DF - Project X PXI 6.0
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Putter: Odyssey Works #1W
Ball: Taylormade Tour Preferred X

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Posted 12 May 2017 - 06:58 AM

I've been playing the ProV1X probably since they were introduced. Currently on my floor (8 dozen or so) is:
2013 ProV1
2015 ProV1
2015 ProV1X
Vice Pro+
2 dozen Nike RZN Tour Platinum before they were lost forever.
Titleist 915D3 9.5° - Aldila Rouge Silver 70-S
Titleist 915F 15° - Aldila Rouge Silver 70-S
Titleist 716CB - KBS Tour-S
Titleist Vokey SM6 52/08 (F) - KBS Tour-S
Titleist Vokey SM6 60/04 (L) - TT Wedge flex
Scotty Cameron Studio Select Newport 2
Titleist Pro V1/Vice Pro+

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Posted 12 May 2017 - 01:50 PM

Snell MTB
8.2 Index

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Posted 12 May 2017 - 06:48 PM

Taylormade Lethal as long as I can still find them new for purchase

Driver / FW - TM Burner 10.5 / 15 lofts
Irons - Hogan PTx 20, 24, 28, 32, 36, 40, 44 lofts
Wedges - Hogan TK 48, 52, 56, 60 lofts
Putter - Wilson 8802
Golf Ball - TM Lethal or Snell MTB

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Posted 12 May 2017 - 09:02 PM

I use a B330s because it's the most spin I can find with a mid irons and shorter. I can take spin off easily but I can't add but so much. It also allows me to control my trajectory easier. I use to like the V1 '16 but found the 330s to work better for me this past winter.

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Posted 12 May 2017 - 09:06 PM

The Snell MTB replaced the B330 for me.
Driver: Adams Speedline Fast11 9°
Fairway: Adams Fast 10 15*
Hybrids: Adams Pro DHY 18*, Adams DHY Proto 21º
Irons: Ping Eye 2, 4-PW
Wedges: Titleist SM5, 54º & 58º
Putter: Cameron Mid Sur Studio Stainless, 35"

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Posted 12 May 2017 - 09:26 PM

2015 Chrome Soft

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Posted 13 May 2017 - 07:20 AM

Typically pro V1 or pro V1x, depends on conditions

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Posted 13 May 2017 - 09:26 AM

Snell mtb
9.5 hcp


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Posted 13 May 2017 - 06:39 PM

TP5

330RX
Ping G400 LS Tec 8.5 Alta CB
M2 T3 DF Speeder Evo II 661X
RomaRo Type R 18* UT Nunchuk .370
Srixon U45 23* i95 Steelfiber
Mizuno Yoro MP-5 5-P Nippon Modus 125
'15 Vokey Cold Forged 51/56 Modus 125 Wedge
Callaway PM Grind 60*
Odyssey Works Saber Tooth putter

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Posted 13 May 2017 - 06:57 PM

Z star XV

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Posted 14 May 2017 - 06:47 AM

2017 ProV1 currently.  Every time I stray with a sleeve here or promotional price box there of a different brand, I always seem to come back to it.
913D3 10.5* w/ Kai'li  60s
913F.d 15* w/ Kai'li 70s
913F 19* w/ Kai'li 70s
TM R15 4h
Titleist 735.cm 4-P
Nike VR Forged 54*/58*
SC Newport
SM 4.5LS

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Posted 14 May 2017 - 07:09 AM

I've got no brand loyalty.  I didn't vote because I use various choices listed.  Right now my ball cabinet includes B330RX, Z-Star, Z-star XV, Chrome Speed, FG Tour X, Maxfli U6 Tour Soft.  I can use just about any urethane ball interchangeably.  I'm not good enough to notice any performance variation between them, although I can notice difference in feel.
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Ping Anser putter - the "real deal"!

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#50 Break81

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Posted 14 May 2017 - 09:21 AM

View PostNessism, on 14 May 2017 - 07:09 AM, said:

I've got no brand loyalty.  I didn't vote because I use various choices listed.  Right now my ball cabinet includes B330RX, Z-Star, Z-star XV, Chrome Speed, FG Tour X, Maxfli U6 Tour Soft.  I can use just about any urethane ball interchangeably.  I'm not good enough to notice any performance variation between them, although I can notice difference in feel.
  100% agree.  I have done head to head testing on the course with many balls (each getting 9 holes and only looking at scores relation to par) and for a 10 capper, I play all equally as well. Some may be a few yards longer, others may have more feel.... at the end of the day they all play pretty eqqual on overall performance.
  Since the scores have seemed to be the same wither way, I am not more focused on how a ball feel off the irons.  Putting, even though I can feel a slight variation of firmness of the cover, it does not effect my stroke.  It just a feel for speed just like you need to feel the speed of a green anyway. 5-10 minutes on the practice green with the ball of choice for the day and I am good to go.

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Callaway XR - 4 wood - Rouge w/ RIP tip 60
Callaway BB V-Series 5 wood - Rouge Silver Stiff
Mizuno JPX850 Forger 4-GW - XP115 S300
Titleist 55 F grind / 60 M grind
EVNROLL ER5
Nike RZN Tour Platinum / Snell MTB / Srixon XV / TM TP

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#51 Swoff57

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Posted 15 May 2017 - 12:18 AM

Snell, K-Sigs and pro vs

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Posted 15 May 2017 - 11:08 PM

Currently playing my stash of Gamer v2's.  Once summer arrives, I will move to the Rocketbalz U and TM TP Reds.  In the fall and winter it will be 6 months of TF D2 Feels and Wilson 50 Elites.  

8.7 hdcp

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Posted 15 May 2017 - 11:37 PM

Just switched to the Mizuno MP-X
Mizuno JPX-EZ 10.5* Fujikura Six Stiff
Mizuno JPX-EZ 15* Fujikura Stiff
Mizuno JPX-850 19* Fujikura Stiff
Mizuno JPX-850 Forged 4-PW XP105 S300
Mizuno MP-T5 52-09 XP105 S300
Mizuno MP-T5 56-14
Mizuno S5 60-06

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Volvik Vibe

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Posted 16 May 2017 - 01:40 PM

MG Tour... Works great for me and good price.

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Posted 16 May 2017 - 01:44 PM

anything with a urethane cover


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Posted 16 May 2017 - 02:20 PM

IMO - Index should not be the determining factor for ball choice.  A person should test various balls and know why he chooses one certain ball.  I chose new ProV1X because of how it behaves around the green and how it feels off my irons and woods.  Maybe when I am 70, I'll go to a different ball, then again... :beach:
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Titleist 917F2, 15*, Original Blueboard 83 x5ct, S
Titleist 716T-MB 17* 2 iron, KBS Tour S+
Titleist 716CB 3-PW, KBS $-Taper S
SM6 F-52*, KBS $-Taper S
SM6 M-58*, DGS200
ProV1X
SC California Monterey

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Posted 16 May 2017 - 02:21 PM

View PostVoltron, on 16 May 2017 - 01:44 PM, said:

anything with a urethane cover

Anything?

https://www.thoughtc...ng-balls-420721



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Posted 16 May 2017 - 02:54 PM

Was TM Lethal. Now Ksig as I got some in round #1 and #3 sales.

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Posted 17 May 2017 - 10:49 AM

7.5 handicap = Typically play Bridgestone e6 (moved to the Soft version this year). Mainly its about value... Definitely not good enough to detect the slight differences in the better balls, outside of the sound and the corresponding sense of feel. Softer/quieter feel is better for me.

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Posted 17 May 2017 - 01:20 PM

I voted "other" in part because I use a fair assortment of golfballs.  My primary choices are the ZStarXV/ZStar and the FG Tour.  If I had to pick only one out of the group, I would go with the FG Tour.  

I specifically like the 2016 version, which I find to be better than the first couple years; the early FG Tour versions were a little less wonderful in the wind, and I feel like they've addresses this very well with the 2016 model.  Add in the soft feel and sometimes crazy spin around the greens and it's a winner.

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3w:  Stage 2 Tour 14.5°, BiMatrix X at 42½"

3h Stage 2 Tour, NV105 S and 3-PW Golden Ram TW276, NV105 S
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2-PW Golden Ram TW282, Precision 6.5

SW:  Ram TG-898 56°, NV105 S  --or--  Golden Ram TW282 56°, Precision 6.5
LW:  Maltby Design 60°, NV105 S  --or--  Maltby Design 60°, DGS300 tipped 1"
Putter:  Tad Moore Pro 1 P  --or--  some form of 8802-ish blade  --or--  Ping Anser  --or-- Mizuno TPM-2
Balls:  in no particular order...  Wilson Staff FG Tour or 50 Elite, Srixon ZStar/ZStar XV, Vice Pro Neon
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