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#1 G.Review

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Posted 18 June 2011 - 12:30 AM

What do you think?

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Posted 18 June 2011 - 02:17 PM

Surprisingly good ball. Lots of spin and a very soft feel. My high school team played them last year because we got them cheap and they were a great ball, probably very overlooked though. If you can find them for a deal snag a bunch.

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Posted 23 June 2011 - 08:53 AM

How does this ball compare to the older tour version Wilson ball?   I think that ball was called the Tx4 or something like that. The ball ballooned on a lot of guys, but being a low ball hitter I found it to my liking, especially for the price. You were getting a urethane covered ball with great green-side control for about a $10 discount to the usual tour caliber balls.
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Posted 25 June 2011 - 09:27 PM

if you want a great urethane covered ball for a great price try the bridgestone e5 26.99 dz!

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Posted 26 June 2011 - 08:24 AM

Great Ball, bought 3 dozen for $52 shipped off ebay.  Can't beat that.


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Posted 26 June 2011 - 01:12 PM

View PostMarkCPA, on 23 June 2011 - 08:53 AM, said:

How does this ball compare to the older tour version Wilson ball?   I think that ball was called the Tx4 or something like that.    The ball ballooned on a lot of guys, but being a low ball hitter I found it to my liking, especially for the price.     You were getting a urethane covered ball with great green-side control for about a $10 discount to the usual tour caliber balls.

I have never played the TX4 but the FG tour is as good as the pro v1,i actually tested the pro v1 and the FG tour side by side for 54 holes last year and the FG tour was a tad longer off the tee,felt better off of everything,was much more durable. The pro v1 had a little more spin on chips but,spin was very close to the same on full wedges and full irons.

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Posted 26 June 2011 - 01:13 PM

View Postjoshloveslisa, on 25 June 2011 - 09:27 PM, said:

if you want a great urethane covered ball for a great price try the bridgestone e5 26.99 dz!

The e5 is a great 2-piece but not even close to the FG tour or any urethane tour quality ball.

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Posted 24 July 2011 - 01:17 PM

I love this ball.  Strong distance off the driver, good feel on irons, very controllable on chips and pitches as well.  Feels great on the putter.  Excellent feedback on all swings.

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Posted 24 July 2011 - 01:23 PM

View PostMarkCPA, on 23 June 2011 - 08:53 AM, said:

How does this ball compare to the older tour version Wilson ball?   I think that ball was called the Tx4 or something like that. The ball ballooned on a lot of guys, but being a low ball hitter I found it to my liking, especially for the price. You were getting a urethane covered ball with great green-side control for about a $10 discount to the usual tour caliber balls.


The old Tx4 ball was very clicky off the putter for me and the new FG Tour is one of the softest feeling balls on the market.  I am a low ball hitter and I have a medium launch with this ball so it will fly a bit higher than say a Srixon Z-STAR X or Pro V1X...but it is designed to.  Several people whom have hit this ball rate it along side the Penta.

If you are using U grooves, you have a good possibility of shredding this ball up, but if you are playing CoC grooves, it will hold up very good and has tons of spin when you need it.  Right now, you can find them for a steal on eBay or RBG for about $20-$26 per dozen.
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Posted 24 July 2011 - 01:58 PM

I found an FG-Tour in very nice shape a few weeks ago and played it for one round. I liked it. My opinion probably counts for not much since I am a single digit wannabee, driver swing speed maybe into the low 90's on a good day (drives carry maybe 190 to 210 yds, sometimes more, often less when faced with a long carry, ha ha).

My current favorite is Nike One Vapor Speed. Tried the Bridgestone e5 but didn't like the way it felt off my putter -- otherwise pretty good distance and better stopping on the green than most two piece balls. I have tried to like the ProV1x, but I lose too much distance (can't compress it enough, I presume).

After playing the round with the FG-Tour I went and looked up the specs on it and was surprised because I would have thought that it was a bit "too much ball" for me just based on the description and specs. I got better distance than the ProV1x and better spin than the Vapor Speed or e5.

So, here I am, kinda not the market the FG-Tour is aimed at, but still saying heck, this is a pretty nice ball for even an old duffer like me.

ps, I watch for opinions on anything related to Wilson Staff golf stuff. I am a big fan of their older blades and have a collection of most sets between 1960 and 1990.


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Posted 25 July 2011 - 09:13 AM

View PostYepyukon, on 24 July 2011 - 01:23 PM, said:

View PostMarkCPA, on 23 June 2011 - 08:53 AM, said:

How does this ball compare to the older tour version Wilson ball?   I think that ball was called the Tx4 or something like that. The ball ballooned on a lot of guys, but being a low ball hitter I found it to my liking, especially for the price. You were getting a urethane covered ball with great green-side control for about a $10 discount to the usual tour caliber balls.


The old Tx4 ball was very clicky off the putter for me and the new FG Tour is one of the softest feeling balls on the market.  I am a low ball hitter and I have a medium launch with this ball so it will fly a bit higher than say a Srixon Z-STAR X or Pro V1X...but it is designed to.  Several people whom have hit this ball rate it along side the Penta.

If you are using U grooves, you have a good possibility of shredding this ball up, but if you are playing CoC grooves, it will hold up very good and has tons of spin when you need it.  Right now, you can find them for a steal on eBay or RBG for about $20-$26 per dozen.

Interesting.   I still have several dozen of the Callaway i(s) in the golf locker since I've been taking advantage of the buy 2-get 1 free promotion they are running, but I may have to pick up a dozen and see what this ball does for me.
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Posted 24 June 2013 - 08:52 AM

I bought 2 dozen blemish fg tours for 18 dollars a dozen.

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Posted 27 September 2013 - 11:02 PM

Long, soft and stop on a dime and the best part; they won't break the bank :smilie_wilson:

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Posted 23 December 2013 - 09:24 AM

In the UK, can't go wrong going with the best deal on either this or Z Stars, at half the price of prov1 and to me at least as good performance.

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Posted 15 September 2014 - 04:04 PM

I just lost the last one from 2 dozen I bought last year on sale from PGA store, can't wait till they go on sale again! Best ball I've played, spins a tone around the green, moves nicely with long irons and feels very solid with metal woods. With the putter I really like the feel.


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Posted 14 November 2014 - 01:45 PM

View PostSmoothduffer, on 26 June 2011 - 01:12 PM, said:

View PostMarkCPA, on 23 June 2011 - 08:53 AM, said:

How does this ball compare to the older tour version Wilson ball?   I think that ball was called the Tx4 or something like that. The ball ballooned on a lot of guys, but being a low ball hitter I found it to my liking, especially for the price. You were getting a urethane covered ball with great green-side control for about a $10 discount to the usual tour caliber balls.

I have never played the TX4 but the FG tour is as good as the pro v1,i actually tested the pro v1 and the FG tour side by side for 54 holes last year and the FG tour was a tad longer off the tee,felt better off of everything,was much more durable. The pro v1 had a little more spin on chips but,spin was very close to the same on full wedges and full irons.


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Posted 14 November 2014 - 01:49 PM

best all around ball out there.   soft feel, not super "spinny" great around the green..   it does get a little soft at higher temps.  i use maxfli u4, spins a bit too much but great ball. dick"s runs promos.  got 28 doz at 15.00 a doz.   got wilson fg tour blemished for 13.50.  bought 30 doz. nuts right.

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Posted 06 December 2014 - 10:10 PM

Since I only buy engine oil at Walmart I usually look at there golf balls and I think they have them but I don't remember the price.I buy pro v1x from the pro at the course I play and cannot find a better deal.. he sells me prov1x or pro vs for 40 bucks total and waves the green fees so I get the balls for less than 20 bucks a dozen..

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Posted 08 December 2014 - 02:08 PM

One of the best balls out there.  Even better when you factor in cost.  It's basically a ProV at a fraction of the cost.  It spins where you want it and not where you don't.
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Posted 15 January 2015 - 10:29 AM

The best ball I've played and the price is great too. Buy some you won't be sorry.


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Posted 29 January 2015 - 10:08 PM

These Wilson balls are the real deal.  A buddy of mine switched from the ProV1 to these and when I started laughing at him he gave me a sleeve.
That shut me up real quick.  GREAT ball.  Long, super soft feel, and good spin.  Took me a little while to get used to it when putting because it felt SO soft, but I eventually got  it.
I bought a dozen of the Wilson DUO's for a winter ball.  I can't believe how good they are for the money.
BTW, I usually play Bridgestone 330S's in the summer and 330RXS's in the winter.  The Wilson Tour actually feels softer than the RXS but is (at least) as long as the 330S and ProV1x.
I'm a believer now.

The best part is, when I hit one in the woods and go in looking for it, I yell in my best Tom Hanks voice................WILSON!!!!

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Posted 12 February 2015 - 10:54 AM

Really like this golf ball too.   It compares fairly well to the new Cally Chrome Soft, which I also like a lot.

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Posted 19 February 2015 - 10:16 AM

Switched to the FG Tour last year. I find it performs exactly like the ProV-1 for me with the exception that it flies slightly higher off the driver. I'm a medium to low ball hitter so this is perfect for me.
Holds up well to the grooves, rarely ever get a good scuff from the club face.
Good price, great performance, tough to beat!
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Posted 23 October 2015 - 03:19 PM

Absolutely love these things. Farther than my pro v1x with the same spin around the greens

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Posted 04 November 2017 - 04:04 PM

I think they are as good as ProV1s


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