Who wears Nike apparel but not use anything Nike?
Posted 15 June 2009 - 10:24 AM
Edited by tical, 15 June 2009 - 10:50 AM.
Callaway EPIC | 10*5 Accra Tour Z 255
Titleist 913F | 15* & 19*
Titleist 913H | 24*
PXG 0311 | Xtreme Dark 5-PW | Smoke Nippon NS Pro 999GH
Vokey SM6 F Grind | Jet Black | 50*8 & 56*14 | Smoke Nippon NS Pro 999GH
Scotty Cameron | Newport II TOUR SSS @350g 33" Mid-Size Baby "t"
Posted 15 June 2009 - 04:45 PM
The only person I can think of that wears Nike apparel but doesn't use any Nike equipment is Eldrick Woods. He uses Mizuno irons, Titleist wedges, Cobra woods, and plays a balata Titleist Pro-100
Posted 15 June 2009 - 05:05 PM
Posted 16 June 2009 - 12:47 PM
Their shoes are cool to look at, but I think they wear out waaaaaaaaay too quickly. Cheaply made with softer materials, so they feel good at the pro shop, but break down quickly. The opposite of FootJoy...hard as hell to break in, but after you do, they last forever.
What's in my Ping Moonlite bag:
Ping G400 LST 8.5* X Tour 65g
Titleist 917F3 15* X 82g Diamana ‘ahina
Titleist 915h1 21* X Diamana S+ 75Hy
Ping iBlades red dot strong 5-7-9 weak PW ProjectX 6.0
Titleist Vokey SM7 M grind 54 & 59 1* flat stock DG wedge
TP Maranello 8-02 34.5" w/black Iomic Absolute-X
Posted 16 June 2009 - 05:50 PM
I hated their shoes when they first came out (around 1998 I believe). I got a pair for a tee prize. They were the MOST PAINFUL shoes I ever tried to wear. Caused blisters even after they were broken in. Finally threw them away.
Several years later, I was poking fun at the Nike rep at a demo day at how crappy their shoes were and he said, I will give you a new pair to try for free. If they suck, give them back, no charge. If you like them, pay me for them. I figured what the heck. They were comfortable from day 1. Night and day difference from that first pair I tried. They were so good that I stopped buying Footjoy Classics.
Now I know from my friends that Nike shoes don't fit everyone, but they fit me. Also they don't last as long as the Footjoy Classics but in Portland, we get so much wet play that the waterproofing gives out long before the shoes themselves wear out so I don't keep shoes for more than 2 seasons. Footjoys would still look good after 2 years (much better quality leather) but the waterproofing was shot so I couldn't use them 1/2 the year anyways.
Golf clubs are a whole different ballgame. They sucked from day 1 and as far as I am concerned they still suck. I have kept trying them but nothing appeals to me and I can get anything of theirs for 1/2 price and it still isn't worth it.
However, I do believe Nike stuff does keep getting better and perhaps one day they will have a club I would actually want to game.
1962 Tommy Armour AT2W Driver
1953 Macgregor M65W EOM 3 wood
1978 H&B PowerBilt Citation 4 wood
1984 Ben Hogan Apex PC 2-E
1968 Wilson Dual Wedge
1964 Acushnet O-SET M6S Bullseye Putter
Cobra ZL 10.5 driver
Adams 5050 16 fairway wood
Adams A2P 18* hybrid
Titleist 716 MB irons 4-PW
Titleist SM6 wedges 52, 56, 60
Scotty Cameron Pro Platinum Napa
Posted 16 June 2009 - 05:52 PM
Nike SQ 15 Pro Platinum
Titleist 585h 18 Excalibur
Adams Pro 22* Aldila Red
Nike Vapor Speeds TT Gold Pro 4-PW
Vokey 52 & 58
Posted 17 June 2009 - 05:24 PM
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Posted 18 June 2009 - 08:33 AM
Posted 19 June 2009 - 12:25 PM
Yeah I only buy Nike from Ross...but I have tons of it. And Ive never spent more than 10 bucks a shirt from Ross. Cant beat. I also own three pairs of nike shoes...wear the white SP-8's all the time....no other shoe compares. I just need to get some new black Nikes with the semi-square toes too.
As for their clubs....I cant play them...the only ones i would consider is the older sumo 5000 and the VR wedges.
Posted 20 June 2009 - 12:42 AM
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Callaway Optiforce 5W w/- Blueboard 83, Callaway Apex Pro '16 4-PW w/- PXF 6.0
Callaway MD3 52°/56° Callaway PM 60°, Odyssey ProType Tour #2
Posted 07 July 2009 - 12:57 PM
Posted 08 July 2009 - 06:29 PM
I was wondering how many wear Nike apparel (hats, clothes, shoes, socks, underwear, glove), but refuse to use their equipment?
My buddy is Nike from head to toe including sunglasses but refuses to use any of their equipment
I played with uncle and a couple of his buddies and one of the guy had nike hat,glasses, shirt,socks and shoes but had all cleveland clubs. I myself have a nike hat, socks, shirt, and shoes but only use the occasional Nike golf ball. I do not own any Nike clubs. I've been wanting to try the CCi Cast irons but i went with the taylormade r7 irons instead.
G400 14.5* Ping Tour 70s
G400 19* Ping Tour 80s
i200 4-PW Nippon Modus 3 105s
Glide 2.0 STEALTH 50*, 54* 58*
Ping Vault Arna Slate
Posted 09 July 2009 - 03:43 PM
Posted 11 July 2009 - 09:21 PM
There shirts are easy to get & are reasonably priced for the style/colors.
Taylormade M1 HL
Adams Pro Black SF9031 20
4-PW Miura CB-501
Titleist SM6 52 /62
[size=3]Yururi Tour 58
[size=3]Odyssey #7 Versa
Posted 11 July 2009 - 10:32 PM
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Rogue Sub Zero 13.5* -Fuji Atmos Tour Spec Black 70X
XR Steelhead 3h - Project X 9B3 6.5
X Forged - 4-7 - DG TI X100
APEX MB - 8-PW - DG TI X100
Mac Daddy Forged 50, 54, 60- DG TI S400
Odyssey O-Works Jailbird Mini Red
Taylor Made TP5
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