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#1 Matt023

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Posted 09 February 2018 - 09:47 PM

The Chevron makes a good nose

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Posted 09 February 2018 - 09:51 PM

I draw a middle finger on my ball. Comedic yet elegant.
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Posted 09 February 2018 - 10:31 PM

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Posted 09 February 2018 - 10:33 PM

Just a single green dot that I use as a putting aid.

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Posted 09 February 2018 - 10:33 PM

2 great big red letters,  I hate having my ball misidentified.


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Posted 10 February 2018 - 01:55 AM

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Posted 10 February 2018 - 09:08 AM

Red dot over the number.

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Posted 10 February 2018 - 09:14 AM

Purple circle around the number

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Posted 10 February 2018 - 09:16 AM

A simple line through the logo.  Color doesn’t matter unless I’m playing like crap.  Then I use brown to remind myself.
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Posted 10 February 2018 - 04:36 PM

Single blue dot over the number.

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Posted 10 February 2018 - 04:43 PM

Green M next to numbers

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Posted 10 February 2018 - 05:29 PM

None

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Posted 10 February 2018 - 05:55 PM

View Postcherokee8215, on 10 February 2018 - 05:29 PM, said:

None

D27/10 Player Unable to Distinguish His Ball from Another Ball

Q. A and B hit their tee shots into the same area. Both balls were found but, because A and B were playing identical balls and neither had put an identification mark on his ball, they could not determine which ball was A's and which was B's. What is the ruling?

A. Since neither player could identify a ball as his ball, both balls were lost - see Definition of "Lost Ball."

This incident underlines the advisability of the player putting an identification mark on his ball - see Rules 6-5 and 12-2.
Knowledge of the Rules is part of the applied skill set which a player must use to play a round of competitive golf.

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Posted 10 February 2018 - 07:20 PM

View Postsui generis, on 10 February 2018 - 05:55 PM, said:

View Postcherokee8215, on 10 February 2018 - 05:29 PM, said:

None

D27/10 Player Unable to Distinguish His Ball from Another Ball

Q. A and B hit their tee shots into the same area. Both balls were found but, because A and B were playing identical balls and neither had put an identification mark on his ball, they could not determine which ball was A's and which was B's. What is the ruling?

A. Since neither player could identify a ball as his ball, both balls were lost - see Definition of "Lost Ball."

This incident underlines the advisability of the player putting an identification mark on his ball - see Rules 6-5 and 12-2.

And in playing golf for 30 years this has happened zero times.

My foursome doesn’t all have the same brand, number, distance and dispersion.  



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Posted 10 February 2018 - 07:25 PM

I try to buy all number 1s or 7s      So when marked it reads 17 in blue, My sons birthday and his favourite colour.

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Posted 14 February 2018 - 10:52 PM

View PostMatt023, on 09 February 2018 - 09:47 PM, said:

The Chevron makes a good nose

Dang you are really precise with your orange sharpie.  I tip my hat sir!

Jk lol

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Posted 14 February 2018 - 11:23 PM

I am superstitious about numbers, don't like 2s and 4s, so I like to make it simple and cover the number, golf dotz or tin cup stencil. This is my favorite golf dotz

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Posted 15 February 2018 - 09:01 AM

I draw all over it w wavy lines. Can see from any lie. Never confused by anyone. Poor man's truvis...
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Posted 15 February 2018 - 06:08 PM

Blue line on the seem with my initials under the numbers. Makes it easy for all to know it's mine.


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Posted 15 February 2018 - 06:52 PM

I highlight the balls brand with a red marker, then draw eyes.
With Callaway balls it makes a sad face

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Posted 15 February 2018 - 07:22 PM

I play an orange ball, so I don't need a mark

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Posted 15 February 2018 - 08:31 PM

View Postghoul31, on 15 February 2018 - 07:22 PM, said:

I play an orange ball, so I don't need a mark

That's what's up.

I do like to play Truvis, green Vice balls, and Volt RZNBlack Tours. Very very very rarely does anyone come close to matching.
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Posted 15 February 2018 - 08:38 PM

View Postghoul31, on 15 February 2018 - 07:22 PM, said:

I play an orange ball, so I don't need a mark

27/10 Player Unable to Distinguish His Ball from Another Ball

Q. A and B hit their tee shots into the same area. Both balls were found but, because A and B were playing identical balls and neither had put an identification mark on his ball, they could not determine which ball was A's and which was B's. What is the ruling?

A. Since neither player could identify a ball as his ball, both balls were lost - see Definition of "Lost Ball."

This incident underlines the advisability of the player putting an identification mark on his ball - see Rules 6-5 and 12-2

View PostStanks, on 15 February 2018 - 08:31 PM, said:

View Postghoul31, on 15 February 2018 - 07:22 PM, said:

I play an orange ball, so I don't need a mark

That's what's up.

I do like to play Truvis, green Vice balls, and Volt RZNBlack Tours. Very very very rarely does anyone come close to matching.

27/10 Player Unable to Distinguish His Ball from Another Ball

Q. A and B hit their tee shots into the same area. Both balls were found but, because A and B were playing identical balls and neither had put an identification mark on his ball, they could not determine which ball was A's and which was B's. What is the ruling?

A. Since neither player could identify a ball as his ball, both balls were lost - see Definition of "Lost Ball."

This incident underlines the advisability of the player putting an identification mark on his ball - see Rules 6-5 and 12-2
Knowledge of the Rules is part of the applied skill set which a player must use to play a round of competitive golf.

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Posted 16 February 2018 - 08:25 AM

View PostDDG61, on 10 February 2018 - 07:20 PM, said:

View Postsui generis, on 10 February 2018 - 05:55 PM, said:

View Postcherokee8215, on 10 February 2018 - 05:29 PM, said:

None

D27/10 Player Unable to Distinguish His Ball from Another Ball

Q. A and B hit their tee shots into the same area. Both balls were found but, because A and B were playing identical balls and neither had put an identification mark on his ball, they could not determine which ball was A's and which was B's. What is the ruling?

A. Since neither player could identify a ball as his ball, both balls were lost - see Definition of "Lost Ball."

This incident underlines the advisability of the player putting an identification mark on his ball - see Rules 6-5 and 12-2.

And in playing golf for 30 years this has happened zero times.

My foursome doesn’t all have the same brand, number, distance and dispersion.  
In a tournament a few years ago, on the first hole, a friend of mine hit his drive close to the OB line, but over a hill.  So he played a provisional.  And got to the area, found both balls, neither was marked, so he couldn't tell the first from the second.  Per decision 27/11, he was able to choose which ball to play, but had to assume it was his provisional lying 3.  If he had marked them (differently) he'd have been lying 1.  Ever since, I mark my ball every time I play, and make sure I can tell my original from a provisional.

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Posted 16 February 2018 - 08:41 AM

When I've used ProV1x, indistinguishable from the majority of other balls in use at my club on any given day, I put my initials on each ball before putting it into play. Yeah, boring I know. Usually my Sharpie is a bright pink or magenta or similar color that's easy to see.

When I'm using an "odd ball" like my current AVX there's no need to mark it but if I do, it's still just my two-letter initials. Gets the job done as noone else I know of at my club shares my initials.

P.S. By "two letter initials" I mean my first and middle initials. If I use first and last initials it's a more common combination.

Edited by North Butte, 16 February 2018 - 08:43 AM.

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Posted 16 February 2018 - 09:49 AM

A simple black dot under the Callaway chevron...
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Posted 16 February 2018 - 09:51 AM

View Posttheedge27, on 09 February 2018 - 10:31 PM, said:


How did you get the Batman logo on there?
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Posted 16 February 2018 - 09:55 AM

Oh, I didn't realize that I'd not described my mark.  For a long time, I've used two black dots, widely spaced on each side of the number.  My wife uses one of the stencils available, usually a flamingo with a pink sharpie.

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Posted 16 February 2018 - 09:58 AM

2 dots above the name on each side.
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Posted Yesterday, 07:00 PM

View Postsui generis, on 15 February 2018 - 08:38 PM, said:

View Postghoul31, on 15 February 2018 - 07:22 PM, said:

I play an orange ball, so I don't need a mark

27/10 Player Unable to Distinguish His Ball from Another Ball

Q. A and B hit their tee shots into the same area. Both balls were found but, because A and B were playing identical balls and neither had put an identification mark on his ball, they could not determine which ball was A's and which was B's. What is the ruling?

A. Since neither player could identify a ball as his ball, both balls were lost - see Definition of "Lost Ball."

This incident underlines the advisability of the player putting an identification mark on his ball - see Rules 6-5 and 12-2

View PostStanks, on 15 February 2018 - 08:31 PM, said:

View Postghoul31, on 15 February 2018 - 07:22 PM, said:

I play an orange ball, so I don't need a mark

That's what's up.

I do like to play Truvis, green Vice balls, and Volt RZNBlack Tours. Very very very rarely does anyone come close to matching.

27/10 Player Unable to Distinguish His Ball from Another Ball

Q. A and B hit their tee shots into the same area. Both balls were found but, because A and B were playing identical balls and neither had put an identification mark on his ball, they could not determine which ball was A's and which was B's. What is the ruling?

A. Since neither player could identify a ball as his ball, both balls were lost - see Definition of "Lost Ball."

This incident underlines the advisability of the player putting an identification mark on his ball - see Rules 6-5 and 12-2

I have never played with anyone else using an orange ball
So your reply doesn't make any sense


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