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Ernie Els - WITB shot @ 2018 API


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#1 GolfWRX

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#2 bulldog8b

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Posted 13 March 2018 - 02:47 PM

How do you say XXIO? Zik see oh?

Edited by bulldog8b, 13 March 2018 - 02:47 PM.


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Posted 13 March 2018 - 02:49 PM

Yet another tour player using the 745 over the 765. Srixon should take the hint. 745's look a lot better!
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Posted 13 March 2018 - 03:52 PM

According to the commercials...."EX-io"....
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Posted 13 March 2018 - 03:53 PM

Wonder how much "Zekks see oh" is paying him?


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Posted 13 March 2018 - 03:54 PM

Old MacDonald had a farm, XXIO.

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Posted 13 March 2018 - 03:55 PM

That can't be a real XXIO driver, just can't...

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Posted 13 March 2018 - 03:56 PM

View Postkeads, on 13 March 2018 - 03:55 PM, said:

That can't be a real XXIO driver, just can't...

LOL......priceless comments in this thread!!

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Posted 13 March 2018 - 03:57 PM

Does that putter have base stands on the bottom so it can sit up on its own?

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Posted 13 March 2018 - 04:02 PM

View Postfalken19150, on 13 March 2018 - 03:57 PM, said:

Does that putter have base stands on the bottom so it can sit up on its own?

Yep. https://bloodline.golf


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Posted 13 March 2018 - 04:05 PM

View PostGnomesteel, on 13 March 2018 - 04:02 PM, said:

View Postfalken19150, on 13 March 2018 - 03:57 PM, said:

Does that putter have base stands on the bottom so it can sit up on its own?

Yep. https://bloodline.golf

Holy crap haha.....I would get beat up on the golf course if I brought that thing out.

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Posted 13 March 2018 - 04:39 PM

Vijay and Ernie with that putter. The grip on Ernieís just looks like tape wrapped around the shaft.
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Posted 13 March 2018 - 04:49 PM

XXIO , Srixon and Cleveland are all owned by SRI Sports Limited ( Sumitomo Rubber - Tire )

            I guess the Z745 is preferred over the Z765 for many tour players
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Posted 13 March 2018 - 05:16 PM

I preferred Ernie's game when he played strictly either TaylorMade or Titleist.

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Posted 13 March 2018 - 05:22 PM

745s yet again reign supreme over the 65s. Much better looking IMO.

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Posted 13 March 2018 - 07:06 PM

That 3 wood looks hideous!
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Carry all of this in a bag

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Posted 13 March 2018 - 08:01 PM

Xxio equals yuck-o

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Posted 13 March 2018 - 08:03 PM

45's are much more workable than the 65's, personal experience. My handicap is running from 2.6 to 3.2 in the last year and I chose the 65's. Tour players are just a different breed than me

X EE O makes a great product, very high quality. Just doesn't pass the eye test IMO

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Posted 13 March 2018 - 08:48 PM

View Postexitlowandleft, on 13 March 2018 - 08:01 PM, said:

Xxio equals yuck-o

I disagree.

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Posted 13 March 2018 - 09:04 PM

View Postthesaxemachine, on 13 March 2018 - 04:39 PM, said:

Vijay and Ernie with that putter. The grip on Ernie’s just looks like tape wrapped around the shaft.

That's because it is. Part of their schtick.

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Posted 13 March 2018 - 09:54 PM

View PostTzoid, on 13 March 2018 - 04:49 PM, said:

XXIO , Srixon and Cleveland are all owned by SRI Sports Limited ( Sumitomo Rubber - Tire )

I guess the Z745 is preferred over the Z765 for many tour players

But looks like the U65 are the preferred choice over the U45s... Interesting...
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Posted 13 March 2018 - 10:03 PM

He's XXIO's flagship guy, and he plays two clubs. They would make him anything he wants them to, customize any club to the most minute detail, and all he can find that he likes is a driver and fairway.

Strange to see that he's in the very small minority of guys playing standard sole RTX-3s.
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Posted 13 March 2018 - 10:10 PM

Wonder how long the average pro uses wedges before replacing?
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Posted 13 March 2018 - 10:12 PM

XXIO is really popular for older gentlemen here in Asia, Srixon on the other hand, not so much. Only the balls and the bags are out here. Cleveland wedges are around as well.
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Posted 13 March 2018 - 10:12 PM

Pronounced like Sexy-oh with a Z. You canít make this stuff up.
I like the idea of that putter in theory but would never use it. I havenít seen him use it on TV that way either. I wonder if he would ever stand behind it and line up his putt on TV that way? Also, isnt Ernie Els known for his bad putting?

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Posted 14 March 2018 - 06:48 AM

i am thinking that it is strange that a player with the resume of Ernie has changed bags so many times.

Lynx
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titleist
adams
XXIO

and i feel like i am missing one or two.
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Posted 14 March 2018 - 06:59 AM

View PostQuigleyDU, on 14 March 2018 - 06:48 AM, said:

i am thinking that it is strange that a player with the resume of Ernie has changed bags so many times.

Lynx
TM
titleist
adams
XXIO

and i feel like i am missing one or two.

Callaway

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Posted 14 March 2018 - 07:11 AM

When did the big easy sign for XXIO??

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Posted 14 March 2018 - 07:14 AM

View PostLanglands, on 14 March 2018 - 06:59 AM, said:

View PostQuigleyDU, on 14 March 2018 - 06:48 AM, said:

i am thinking that it is strange that a player with the resume of Ernie has changed bags so many times.

Lynx
TM
titleist
adams
XXIO

and i feel like i am missing one or two.

Callaway

I thought that cally was in there but couldnt remember for sure.
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Posted 14 March 2018 - 09:34 AM

View PostLanglands, on 14 March 2018 - 06:59 AM, said:

View PostQuigleyDU, on 14 March 2018 - 06:48 AM, said:

i am thinking that it is strange that a player with the resume of Ernie has changed bags so many times.

Lynx
TM
titleist
adams
XXIO

and i feel like i am missing one or two.

Callaway

EE was a Ping staffer too, before Lynx.


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