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#1 scooterboy59

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Posted 29 May 2018 - 05:11 AM

Looks pretty clear in a photo from this week that he had a Standard head Epic driver in play. I did not see the very much of the telecast. Could someone confirm this.


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Posted 29 May 2018 - 05:16 AM

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Posted 29 May 2018 - 05:17 AM

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Posted 29 May 2018 - 05:29 AM

When did Na's Titleist contract end?

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Posted 29 May 2018 - 05:40 AM

View PostiBanesto, on 29 May 2018 - 05:29 AM, said:

When did Na's Titleist contract end?

Looks like sometime right before the Players Championship.

At Zurich, he was still wearing a cap sporting the Titleist logo, but at the Players he wore just a visor without the logo


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Posted 29 May 2018 - 05:58 AM

Heard them say his “ visor contract “ was up. Which was why he had a visor with a Goat on it he said he bought from the TPC sawgrass pro shop with his 30% pro discount.  Lol.    So must mean his club contract too.
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Posted 29 May 2018 - 06:02 AM

View Postbladehunter, on 29 May 2018 - 05:58 AM, said:

Heard them say his " visor contract " was up. Which was why he had a visor with a Goat on it he said he bought from the TPC sawgrass pro shop with his 30% pro discount.  Lol. So must mean his club contract too.

Said he paid $22 for the visor with the goat and he is hoping to get Jack to sign it this weekend. Na used to rub me the wrong way and while he is still on the slowish side, he does seem to have some personality which is nice to see.
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Posted 29 May 2018 - 06:07 AM

I like Na. He's true to himself. Love when he overruled his caddy and went with a shot that could have put him in real trouble.

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Posted 29 May 2018 - 06:39 AM

Next thing you know he's bagging a set of NCW's DW blades! ;)

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Posted 29 May 2018 - 08:39 AM

View Posttoophewbirdies, on 29 May 2018 - 06:39 AM, said:

Next thing you know he's bagging a set of NCW's DW blades! ;)

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Posted 29 May 2018 - 08:50 AM

Still love when he and his caddy jogged the final round of a tournament when he was first out of the gate during the height of the "Hurry Up, Kevin" movement.

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Posted 29 May 2018 - 09:56 AM

I like Na. Goofy facial expressions but each time I’ve counted him out, he’s right back there and in contention.

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Posted 29 May 2018 - 01:53 PM

Kevin has grown on me over the years because.......its better to be a Freak then a Sheep!
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Posted 29 May 2018 - 01:55 PM

View Post23under, on 29 May 2018 - 05:17 AM, said:

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Can you please sharpen that up a bit and zoom in? I'm still not sure it's an Epic.

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Posted 29 May 2018 - 02:42 PM

View Poststraightshot7, on 29 May 2018 - 01:55 PM, said:

View Post23under, on 29 May 2018 - 05:17 AM, said:

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Can you please sharpen that up a bit and zoom in? I'm still not sure it's an Epic.

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Posted 29 May 2018 - 02:49 PM

I tuned in to GC Thursday's telecast, and Chamblee said on-air that he was walking the line (shout out to JP), and Na's caddy said this one gained him 20 yards over his previous driver... BC seemed skeptical, but the caddy insisted.
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Posted 29 May 2018 - 02:51 PM

Hits the ball a pretty long way for such a little skinny guy. Did he stick with those G400's for long?
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Posted 29 May 2018 - 04:01 PM

View Postcmb71, on 29 May 2018 - 02:49 PM, said:

I tuned in to GC Thursday's telecast, and Chamblee said on-air that he was walking the line (shout out to JP), and Na's caddy said this one gained him 20 yards over his previous driver... BC seemed skeptical, but the caddy insisted.

Just looked at driving distance PGATour.com stats for Na, and he had his longest avg. driving distance this year very recently... not sure when the switch took place or when the stats get updated exactly, obviously other factors potentially, but maybe his caddy is only slightly stretching the truth... (yeah, subjective-ish... I know...) :derisive:
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Posted 29 May 2018 - 09:45 PM

I was half asleep but I think Brandel Chamblee said he thinks Kevin has the best short game on tour! Not sure what the stars say but it's pretty big props considering how hated Na seems to be generally.

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Posted 29 May 2018 - 09:47 PM

View Postbladehunter, on 29 May 2018 - 05:58 AM, said:

Heard them say his " visor contract " was up. Which was why he had a visor with a Goat on it he said he bought from the TPC sawgrass pro shop with his 30% pro discount.  Lol. So must mean his club contract too.

how long did it take him to choose it?


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Posted 30 May 2018 - 05:16 AM

Na as a free agent? Can't wait to see what he plays!

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Posted 31 May 2018 - 05:37 AM

View Postbladehunter, on 29 May 2018 - 05:58 AM, said:

Heard them say his " visor contract " was up. Which was why he had a visor with a Goat on it he said he bought from the TPC sawgrass pro shop with his 30% pro discount.  Lol. So must mean his club contract too.

Na was killing it with the Titleist visor.

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Posted 02 June 2018 - 05:55 PM

Don’t care what equipment he plays, but I like the guy. I can see why some are annoyed with his antics, but he seems “real” on the course and in interviews.

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Posted 03 December 2018 - 11:58 PM

So,

The Callaway Epic Driver with a Tour AD-GP 6TX pictured belonged to me (it was my backup).  Kevin took my backup Epic Driver to the Player’s Championship this year. The goal was to have him take it to Titleist and have them build a driver to match specs, but he hit it so well that he decided to game it.

That killed his Titleist Contract. He resigned a Ball/Glove/Shoe deal, but was no longer obligated to wear Titleist headwear or use a Titleist bag.

Stay tuned, because I have a feeling that an announcement is forthcoming!!

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Posted 04 December 2018 - 01:43 AM

Odd flex but ok

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Posted 04 December 2018 - 07:03 AM

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Posted 04 December 2018 - 07:14 AM

View PostHuskyHawk1986, on 03 December 2018 - 11:58 PM, said:

So,

The Callaway Epic Driver with a Tour AD-GP 6TX pictured belonged to me (it was my backup).  Kevin took my backup Epic Driver to the Player’s Championship this year. The goal was to have him take it to Titleist and have them build a driver to match specs, but he hit it so well that he decided to game it.

That killed his Titleist Contract. He resigned a Ball/Glove/Shoe deal, but was no longer obligated to wear Titleist headwear or use a Titleist bag.

Stay tuned, because I have a feeling that an announcement is forthcoming!!
So he had a ball/shoe/glove deal, but lost it cause he used a different driver? Sounds harsh.

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Posted 04 December 2018 - 07:36 AM

View Postplaya, on 04 December 2018 - 07:14 AM, said:

View PostHuskyHawk1986, on 03 December 2018 - 11:58 PM, said:

So,

The Callaway Epic Driver with a Tour AD-GP 6TX pictured belonged to me (it was my backup).  Kevin took my backup Epic Driver to the Player's Championship this year. The goal was to have him take it to Titleist and have them build a driver to match specs, but he hit it so well that he decided to game it.

That killed his Titleist Contract. He resigned a Ball/Glove/Shoe deal, but was no longer obligated to wear Titleist headwear or use a Titleist bag.

Stay tuned, because I have a feeling that an announcement is forthcoming!!
So he had a ball/shoe/glove deal, but lost it cause he used a different driver? Sounds harsh.

Just a good excuse for Titleist to get rid of Na?
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Posted 04 December 2018 - 11:48 AM

View Postplaya, on 04 December 2018 - 07:14 AM, said:

View PostHuskyHawk1986, on 03 December 2018 - 11:58 PM, said:

So,

The Callaway Epic Driver with a Tour AD-GP 6TX pictured belonged to me (it was my backup).  Kevin took my backup Epic Driver to the Player's Championship this year. The goal was to have him take it to Titleist and have them build a driver to match specs, but he hit it so well that he decided to game it.

That killed his Titleist Contract. He resigned a Ball/Glove/Shoe deal, but was no longer obligated to wear Titleist headwear or use a Titleist bag.

Stay tuned, because I have a feeling that an announcement is forthcoming!!
So he had a ball/shoe/glove deal, but lost it cause he used a different driver? Sounds harsh.

No, he had a full contract, but since he broke it, he signed a ball/shoe/glove deal only instead. No clubs.

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Posted 04 December 2018 - 12:00 PM

View Posttiderider, on 29 May 2018 - 09:47 PM, said:

View Postbladehunter, on 29 May 2018 - 05:58 AM, said:

Heard them say his " visor contract " was up. Which was why he had a visor with a Goat on it he said he bought from the TPC sawgrass pro shop with his 30% pro discount.  Lol. So must mean his club contract too.

how long did it take him to choose it?

I figured there was a good joke in here somewhere about his contract ending sometime between his address and his downswing...


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