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What Ball compares to a Titleist NXT Tour?


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#1 PhilBurg

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Posted 11 June 2018 - 02:48 PM

I've been using NXT's for years and now that they are discontinued I'm confused to what ball is the closest comparison. Reading reviews about the Tour Soft, seems to me that it's a completely different golf ball than the NXT. Has anyone decided on what golf ball they would replace the NXT with?

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Posted 11 June 2018 - 04:19 PM

Might want to move to the golf ball forum.
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Posted 11 June 2018 - 05:44 PM

A rock.   Nxt is basically a rock.  lol
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Posted 11 June 2018 - 07:21 PM

None, according to their commercial.

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Posted 11 June 2018 - 07:30 PM

Tour Soft replaced the NXT Tour S and the 3-piece NXT Tour was simply discontinued with no direct replacement. My recommendation is to A) load up on NOS NXT Tours or B) use this as an opportunity to evaluate some different balls (plenty of urethane options in the same price range that the NXT Tour was).


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Posted 11 June 2018 - 07:53 PM

try the vice tour, good balls for the price.
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Posted 11 June 2018 - 08:38 PM

I still  have some NXTs, and have bought  some grade 5A recycled.
  The 2 that compare for me are the  Bridgestone E6, and the Srixon Q-star.
Sometimes, I'll  find a new ball and play it for a few holes to compare it to the NXT.

Another couple of  balls that  are different, but nice are the Titleist Tru-Soft, and Callaway Super-soft.  They are cheaper than the NXT,too!

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Posted 12 June 2018 - 06:21 AM

 Lord Helmet, on 11 June 2018 - 04:19 PM, said:

Might want to move to the golf ball forum.

Ironically, he posted this twice in the golf ball forum and got zero replies. He posts it in the equipment forum and gets replies with the first one telling him to move it to the golf ball forum.

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Posted 12 June 2018 - 06:53 AM

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Posted 12 June 2018 - 07:20 AM

Try Q Star Tour. Will be softer than the NXT Tour but urethane and good greenside spin.

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Posted 12 June 2018 - 08:52 AM

I have been playing the Tour Soft for a few weeks.  In my opinion it is not much different than the NXT Tour, which I have played extensively in the past.
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Posted 12 June 2018 - 09:03 AM

 JBent9610, on 12 June 2018 - 06:21 AM, said:

 Lord Helmet, on 11 June 2018 - 04:19 PM, said:

Might want to move to the golf ball forum.

Ironically, he posted this twice in the golf ball forum and got zero replies. He posts it in the equipment forum and gets replies with the first one telling him to move it to the golf ball forum.

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Do you feel better now - are you the hall monitor for posts and topics made by people?

Edited by Lord Helmet, 12 June 2018 - 09:37 AM.

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Posted 12 June 2018 - 09:17 AM

 JBent9610, on 12 June 2018 - 06:21 AM, said:

 Lord Helmet, on 11 June 2018 - 04:19 PM, said:

Might want to move to the golf ball forum.

Ironically, he posted this twice in the golf ball forum and got zero replies. He posts it in the equipment forum and gets replies with the first one telling him to move it to the golf ball forum.

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Posted 12 June 2018 - 09:27 AM

^^^Glad you got a laugh.

Sheesh, try to help out and you get slammed for it.

OP - I cannot help you with your question, sorry.  I didnt know you created additional threads in the ball forum, I was on mobile app and dont typically visit that forum (only on occasion).  You could look at the golf digest ball review to see what ball might act the same on shots, they do a spin chart thing.  Best of luck to you.

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Posted 12 June 2018 - 09:49 AM

 Lord Helmet, on 12 June 2018 - 09:03 AM, said:

 JBent9610, on 12 June 2018 - 06:21 AM, said:

 Lord Helmet, on 11 June 2018 - 04:19 PM, said:

Might want to move to the golf ball forum.

Ironically, he posted this twice in the golf ball forum and got zero replies. He posts it in the equipment forum and gets replies with the first one telling him to move it to the golf ball forum.

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Do you feel better now - are you the hall monitor for posts and topics made by people?

This is funny, kuz when i read ur post...i thought YOU were trying to be the hall monitor. Lol


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Posted 12 June 2018 - 09:54 AM

 pmata814, on 12 June 2018 - 09:49 AM, said:

 Lord Helmet, on 12 June 2018 - 09:03 AM, said:

 JBent9610, on 12 June 2018 - 06:21 AM, said:

 Lord Helmet, on 11 June 2018 - 04:19 PM, said:

Might want to move to the golf ball forum.

Ironically, he posted this twice in the golf ball forum and got zero replies. He posts it in the equipment forum and gets replies with the first one telling him to move it to the golf ball forum.

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Do you feel better now - are you the hall monitor for posts and topics made by people?

This is funny, kuz when i read ur post...i thought YOU were trying to be the hall monitor. Lol

Nope...I was merely trying to help.  Wanna try again?
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Posted 12 June 2018 - 10:24 AM

I thought the irony was funny, FWIW.  I seldom look at the ball forum either.

To the real question, I played NXT Tour for 3-4 years: 8 hdcp with decent short game.  I took the opportunity last fall to reevaluate what I wanted in a ball: more green side control.  This happened to coincide with becoming a Costco member. I now play the KSig 4-piece. Better all-around ball quite honestly.

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Posted 12 June 2018 - 11:07 AM

Not sure if they are the closest comparison to NXT Tour, but Chrome Soft and Srixon Z Star are in the bag right now.  Z Star may actually be a little better around the green, but both get the job done at a decent price.  Probably would buy whichever is on sale.

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Posted 12 June 2018 - 12:32 PM

I was one of the reviewers chosen for the TourSoft reviews in the "Pre-Release" forum.  I found them very similar to the NXT, but softer.  Lousy deal for your money, if you ask me, but they're the closest equivalent in the Titleist lineup to the NXT, if you're keen to stay in the family.

Personally, there are too many balls that perform better for lower prices for me to even give them a glance.  I like the Kirkland 3-piece much better, to be frank, and they'll only set you back about $15 a dozen after tax and shipping.
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Posted 12 June 2018 - 12:55 PM

 BForrester, on 12 June 2018 - 12:32 PM, said:

I was one of the reviewers chosen for the TourSoft reviews in the "Pre-Release" forum.  I found them very similar to the NXT, but softer.  Lousy deal for your money, if you ask me, but they're the closest equivalent in the Titleist lineup to the NXT, if you're keen to stay in the family.

Personally, there are too many balls that perform better for lower prices for me to even give them a glance.  I like the Kirkland 3-piece much better, to be frank, and they'll only set you back about $15 a dozen after tax and shipping.

thank you for your response, maybe it was time to find a different golf ball, after using the NXT for many years I guess it was more of a habit than anything else, do you have any suggestions that would be an upgrade from the NXT, thanks

Edited by PhilBurg, 12 June 2018 - 12:56 PM.


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Posted 12 June 2018 - 01:08 PM

View PostPhilBurg, on 12 June 2018 - 12:55 PM, said:

View PostBForrester, on 12 June 2018 - 12:32 PM, said:

I was one of the reviewers chosen for the TourSoft reviews in the "Pre-Release" forum.  I found them very similar to the NXT, but softer.  Lousy deal for your money, if you ask me, but they're the closest equivalent in the Titleist lineup to the NXT, if you're keen to stay in the family.

Personally, there are too many balls that perform better for lower prices for me to even give them a glance.  I like the Kirkland 3-piece much better, to be frank, and they'll only set you back about $15 a dozen after tax and shipping.
thank you for your response, maybe it is time to find a different golf ball, after using the NXT for many years I guess it was more of a habit than anything else, do you have any suggestions that would be an upgrade from the NXT, thanks

A lot of that depends on what performance characteristics you want from a ball...soft feel, green-side spin, low spin on long irons/wood, etc.  The following are good/great balls at the same or lesser price than the NXT Tour and Tour Soft:

Taylormade Project (a) - urethane cover, 3 piece ($25 - 35)
Kirkland 3-piece (Costco online only) - urethane cover, ($23.99 for 2 dozen)
Bridgestone e6 - surlyn cover, 3 piece ($30)
Srixon Q-Star Tour - Urethane, 3 piece ($20-30)

Note:
  • You can also fine many top-of-the line urethane balls from previous seasons from TM (Tour Preferred), Callaway (Chromesoft), and Bridgestone (B330) for the price of the Titleist Tour Soft.
  • I haven't mentioned many of the NXT comparable surlyn balls from Callaway, Taylormade or any of the urethane, tour-quality balls from small brands like Snell and Vice as I don't have much experience with them.
  • You can also find a lot of deals for prices lesser than what I mentioned above from online-only retailers (rock bottom golf, golfballs.com, etc).  I pulled those prices from Golf Galaxy's website, and they're by no means the cheapest out there.

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Posted 12 June 2018 - 01:19 PM

View PostBForrester, on 12 June 2018 - 01:08 PM, said:

View PostPhilBurg, on 12 June 2018 - 12:55 PM, said:

View PostBForrester, on 12 June 2018 - 12:32 PM, said:

I was one of the reviewers chosen for the TourSoft reviews in the "Pre-Release" forum.  I found them very similar to the NXT, but softer.  Lousy deal for your money, if you ask me, but they're the closest equivalent in the Titleist lineup to the NXT, if you're keen to stay in the family.

Personally, there are too many balls that perform better for lower prices for me to even give them a glance.  I like the Kirkland 3-piece much better, to be frank, and they'll only set you back about $15 a dozen after tax and shipping.
thank you for your response, maybe it is time to find a different golf ball, after using the NXT for many years I guess it was more of a habit than anything else, do you have any suggestions that would be an upgrade from the NXT, thanks

A lot of that depends on what performance characteristics you want from a ball...soft feel, green-side spin, low spin on long irons/wood, etc.  The following are good/great balls at the same or lesser price than the NXT Tour and Tour Soft:

Taylormade Project (a) - urethane cover, 3 piece ($25 - 35)
Kirkland 3-piece (Costco online only) - urethane cover, ($23.99 for 2 dozen)
Bridgestone e6 - surlyn cover, 3 piece ($30)
Srixon Q-Star Tour - Urethane, 3 piece ($20-30)

Note:
  • You can also fine many top-of-the line urethane balls from previous seasons from TM (Tour Preferred), Callaway (Chromesoft), and Bridgestone (B330) for the price of the Titleist Tour Soft.
  • I haven't mentioned many of the NXT comparable surlyn balls from Callaway, Taylormade or any of the urethane, tour-quality balls from small brands like Snell and Vice as I don't have much experience with them.
  • You can also find a lot of deals for prices lesser than what I mentioned above from online-only retailers (rock bottom golf, golfballs.com, etc).  I pulled those prices from Golf Galaxy's website, and they're by no means the cheapest out there.
Greenside spin is a nice benefit for a golf ball but I also don't want crazy spin that it affects my driver where I'm very streaky but solid with the rest of the clubs

Edited by PhilBurg, 12 June 2018 - 01:23 PM.


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Posted 12 June 2018 - 02:08 PM

Is there such a ball that has good green side spin but won't be super spinny off the driver face?

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Posted 12 June 2018 - 02:29 PM

My first gut-check response was going to be "any range ball ever" but I realized that's probably not helpful.  If you want to stay Surlyn, I'd expect Top Flite Gamer or Gamer Soft to be pretty similar though both are probably a little softer.  If you want to go urethane, I'd say look at Q-Star Tour (great sale prices right now) and K-Sig3 (back in stock, members only) as good low-price options.
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Posted 12 June 2018 - 02:54 PM

View Postgvogel, on 12 June 2018 - 08:52 AM, said:

I have been playing the Tour Soft for a few weeks.  In my opinion it is not much different than the NXT Tour, which I have played extensively in the past.

I agree.


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Posted 13 June 2018 - 06:02 AM

View PostLord Helmet, on 12 June 2018 - 09:03 AM, said:

View PostJBent9610, on 12 June 2018 - 06:21 AM, said:

View PostLord Helmet, on 11 June 2018 - 04:19 PM, said:

Might want to move to the golf ball forum.

Ironically, he posted this twice in the golf ball forum and got zero replies. He posts it in the equipment forum and gets replies with the first one telling him to move it to the golf ball forum.



Do you feel better now - are you the hall monitor for posts and topics made by people?

The intent of my post wasn’t to “slam” you and I understand you were just trying to be helpful with your reply. But, come on, even you have to find some humor in this series of events:

Posts question in golf ball forum.
No replies.
Posts question again in golf ball forum.
No replies.

:::Maybe I’m posting in the wrong forum:::

Posts question in the equipment forum.

:::Hey, look, a reply. I really was posting in the wrong forum:::

*Click*

“Might want to move this to the golf ball forum.”

:::Damn:::

OP, golfballtest has a compression and cover hardness testing of nearly 200 balls. It hasn't been updated since 2016, but it may help you find a more recent series of balls that are close to the NXT Tour: http://www.golfballt...rdness-ratings/
Fast 12LS/Classic Custom XL/King LTD
Super LS/Tisi Tec/RBZ Stage2/F6 Baffler/Egg Spoon/CB1
Halo/4DX
X-20/XL2000/EX-1/RaptureJ/GC Mid/Deep Red II
ISI W2/EX-1
685BX/X-Forged Vintage/GAS1 Forged/Eye2+
WHP 2-Ball

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#27 Lord Helmet

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Posted 13 June 2018 - 06:36 AM

^^^^All good.  Clearly, I woke up on the wrong side of the cot yesterday.  Have a good one.
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Posted 14 June 2018 - 05:05 AM

Bridgestone E6 Soft and the Titleist Tour Soft are both good mid priced balls. Can wrap a good deal on the E6 at two for 50 right now.
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Posted 16 June 2018 - 09:55 PM

I played a found nxt a day ago, had been awhile. It was as I'd remembered it- long, and decent spin, but a tad hard.
The new TM Project S is pretty close, but it's softer, and a touch less spin.
Maxfli Ufli Speed is also close, but not as good of a ball.
Looking back I wasn't super fond of them, but playing it again, it was pretty solid, and occupied a unique niche.
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Titleist 915H 20* Diamana S+ Blue 70, R
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Posted 16 June 2018 - 10:46 PM

Truly, most of the good balls today have spin around the green and less off the driver. I haven't played NXT in several years.
I normally play the CSX18, but the Srixon Z Star and Z Star XV were on sale for $20 a dozen and I bought a couple dozen. They are almost as good as my CSX, but at half the price!
I also got to test the Titleist Tour Soft balls and found them nice enough, but at $35 per dozen, they are way over priced.

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Mizuno CLK 19*
(or Callaway UT XForged 18*)
Callaway XForged 4-6
Callaway MB 7-A
Callaway MD3 Forged 56, 60
Odyssey RSX001
Chrome Soft X 18

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