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#31 QuigleyDU

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 05:32 PM

View Postmoonshine, on 16 August 2012 - 02:53 PM, said:

View Postcreeder06, on 16 August 2012 - 02:02 PM, said:

I think nike needs to drop the VR title and pick up something new. Their entire line is tied to Tiger. I know he has 3 wins and is there marque player but I think they need to branch out some.
Who should they put out front then, Wie and Casey?  I don't see anyone in my travels playing their equipment.  Most purists either have mizuno or old titleist stuff.  I'm not being a smarty, but after reading they won't SW a driver for their staff players...I'm just not sure why they continue to try so hard.  I am glad they have Carl playing well for them....cheeseburgers and beer...and golf.

I do think it would be hard for them to improve upon the classic blade design.  Seems pretty good right now to me.  Our local guys are on Nike staff and rave about the vr_s driver, but their upcharge pricing is super prohibitive compared to competitors.

I dont think it needs to be built towards or under any player. Should got the titleist route and stick with a few random numbers and letters.

The Nike 20XI driver or something like that. Have It be the Nike ONE driver. etc...etc.


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Posted 16 August 2012 - 05:32 PM

Local course here had the VRS drivers at $149. I'm really thinking about picking one up next payday. I love the head and could easily find a good shaft to pair w it.

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 06:33 PM

I love my Nike vr pro Ltd 5 wood. Best fairway IMO.

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Posted 17 August 2012 - 01:23 AM

View Postmdb0103, on 16 August 2012 - 10:10 AM, said:

View Postbubberdubber, on 16 August 2012 - 02:40 AM, said:

Wynd pics Tues Part 4. Look down to Scott's bag and there's a couple 6 irons for ya.

Look closer... The iron on the right is the old TW blade. It has "V10" on the hosel.

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Posted 17 August 2012 - 01:31 AM

View PostTxstcatman, on 16 August 2012 - 05:32 PM, said:

Local course here had the VRS drivers at $149. I'm really thinking about picking one up next payday. I love the head and could easily find a good shaft to pair w it.

I saw the VR Pro LE for $149 and might just pick one up for the hell of it.  But I heard the stock shafts are garbage.

Really like Nike drivers (glued).  Not too many companies with open face drivers.


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Posted 17 August 2012 - 01:55 AM

Where are you guys getting it at $150?  Has anyone found that deal online somewhere?

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Posted 17 August 2012 - 03:17 AM

Will there be a new VR PRO COMBO coming out in the future?

I love mine, i dont know what they can do to improve it. Already perfect
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Posted 17 August 2012 - 07:20 AM

Canadians - VR Pro Limited Fairway Woods at GolfTown for $138.98


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Posted 17 August 2012 - 10:54 AM

hey all: Not to get off the subject ,but with so many companies offering an adjustable driver these days that is suppose to make club fitting easier  then why have there been so many comments from people on golfwrx saying they'd rather have a glued in hosel on their driver and fwd's? Also how is the performance of the Nike Dymo fwd because I like the look and you can get them cheap these days? Thanks :smilie_nike:

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Posted 17 August 2012 - 12:16 PM

View PostGeorgie Z, on 17 August 2012 - 01:55 AM, said:

Where are you guys getting it at $150?  Has anyone found that deal online somewhere?

Not the vrs, http://www.golftown....ress-WEB-en.pdf


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Posted 17 August 2012 - 12:44 PM

Golftowns website has vr pro ltd driver back up to $349.99 and says in store only.

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Posted 17 August 2012 - 01:14 PM

I would expect more from Nike in the VRS Forged line... with the crazy back orders they had plus people that have played them love them. Semmed like a big win for Nike.

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Posted 18 August 2012 - 08:55 AM

View Postmdb0103, on 17 August 2012 - 01:14 PM, said:

I would expect more from Nike in the VRS Forged line... with the crazy back orders they had plus people that have played them love them. Semmed like a big win for Nike.
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Posted 18 August 2012 - 09:39 AM

View Postcreeder06, on 16 August 2012 - 02:02 PM, said:

I think nike needs to drop the VR title and pick up something new. Their entire line is tied to Tiger. I know he has 3 wins and is there marque player but I think they need to branch out some.

Yea and the Nike Jumpman brand should totally drop their ties to Michael Jordan it's not like that guy has won anything recently... Come on man iconic athletes are rare and Tiger IS the whole reason for Nike Golf's existence
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Posted 18 August 2012 - 10:02 AM

View PostMschumacher, on 17 August 2012 - 12:16 PM, said:

View PostGeorgie Z, on 17 August 2012 - 01:55 AM, said:

Where are you guys getting it at $150?  Has anyone found that deal online somewhere?

Not the vrs, http://www.golftown....ress-WEB-en.pdf

I only saw a local muni course list the VR_s driver for $150, not something I've seen in stores.


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Posted 19 August 2012 - 11:46 PM

View Postcreeder06, on 16 August 2012 - 02:02 PM, said:

I think nike needs to drop the VR title and pick up something new. Their entire line is tied to Tiger. I know he has 3 wins and is there marque player but I think they need to branch out some.

Yeah...Jordan doesn't play anymore, I say drop that line too.

In 2009 the Jordan brand posted $1b+ sales rev accounting for 5% of NIKE's overall revenue. While NIKE golf experienced a decline in 2011, the company as a whole is posted nearly $22b in revenue for the year. Jordan, Vick, Lebron, Tiger...they've all had had issues with the public but you have to hand it to NIKE, they've all been polarizing figures that pump up sales for products; and that's the business NIKE is in.

Basically, love him or hate him (Jordan or Tiger), NIKE realizes that each division (footwear/golf) was built upon the image of 2 individuals and they will continue to bet on them to anchor and grow those brands into the future.

My .02 anyway.

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 12:04 AM

View Postmoonshine, on 16 August 2012 - 02:53 PM, said:

I'm not being a smarty, but after reading they won't SW a driver for their staff players...I'm just not sure why they continue to try so hard.

I'm not sure where you read this, but it seems unlikely that they wouldn't do it for their tour players and they did it for me.  I know I'm not that special.  All of my Nike clubs--driver, fwy, and irons--were ordered with a non-stock custom swing weight.  They were all spot on.
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Posted 20 August 2012 - 12:40 AM

View Posttrapp20, on 19 August 2012 - 11:46 PM, said:

View Postcreeder06, on 16 August 2012 - 02:02 PM, said:

I think nike needs to drop the VR title and pick up something new. Their entire line is tied to Tiger. I know he has 3 wins and is there marque player but I think they need to branch out some.

Yeah...Jordan doesn't play anymore, I say drop that line too.

In 2009 the Jordan brand posted $1b+ sales rev accounting for 5% of NIKE's overall revenue. While NIKE golf experienced a decline in 2011, the company as a whole is posted nearly $22b in revenue for the year. Jordan, Vick, Lebron, Tiger...they've all had had issues with the public but you have to hand it to NIKE, they've all been polarizing figures that pump up sales for products; and that's the business NIKE is in.

Basically, love him or hate him (Jordan or Tiger), NIKE realizes that each division (footwear/golf) was built upon the image of 2 individuals and they will continue to bet on them to anchor and grow those brands into the future.

My .02 anyway.

The difference, at least to me is that the jumpman is a brand in and of its self.   Its almost seperate from nike.  Kindov like the Tiger woods brand. Hats, shirts, etc.

I am not saying drop Tiger, or tiger as a brand. Just that I think that they should not name their clubs after him. I know that most of their other staffers have not done much this year but I my opinion is that they should not let a staffer no matter who it is get bigger than the brand.

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 01:18 AM

I do like the name "Victory Red".
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Posted 20 August 2012 - 03:05 PM

View Postcreeder06, on 20 August 2012 - 12:40 AM, said:

View Posttrapp20, on 19 August 2012 - 11:46 PM, said:

View Postcreeder06, on 16 August 2012 - 02:02 PM, said:

I think nike needs to drop the VR title and pick up something new. Their entire line is tied to Tiger. I know he has 3 wins and is there marque player but I think they need to branch out some.

Yeah...Jordan doesn't play anymore, I say drop that line too.

In 2009 the Jordan brand posted $1b+ sales rev accounting for 5% of NIKE's overall revenue. While NIKE golf experienced a decline in 2011, the company as a whole is posted nearly $22b in revenue for the year. Jordan, Vick, Lebron, Tiger...they've all had had issues with the public but you have to hand it to NIKE, they've all been polarizing figures that pump up sales for products; and that's the business NIKE is in.

Basically, love him or hate him (Jordan or Tiger), NIKE realizes that each division (footwear/golf) was built upon the image of 2 individuals and they will continue to bet on them to anchor and grow those brands into the future.

My .02 anyway.

The difference, at least to me is that the jumpman is a brand in and of its self.   Its almost seperate from nike.  Kindov like the Tiger woods brand. Hats, shirts, etc.

I am not saying drop Tiger, or tiger as a brand. Just that I think that they should not name their clubs after him. I know that most of their other staffers have not done much this year but I my opinion is that they should not let a staffer no matter who it is get bigger than the brand.

They don't name their clubs after Tiger. VR isn't even really "Victory Red" anymore. While it's still an acronym, they dropped the longform part of it to move away from the association and scandal. I get what you're saying, and it's not invalid because plenty of people feel the way you do. NIKE is (or was) in a pretty tough spot using his name.

Renaming the VR line isn't going to do much good, though. As long as TW is the marquee player, their best clubs, or any clubs for that matter, will always be associated with him. I don't see it as lose-lose, but it's true, he isn't Jordan. Only time will tell if having him associated with the brand (or pushing the TW brand) will be a good thing.


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Posted 20 August 2012 - 05:30 PM

I'll here to pick  up some backup le woods . And hopefully the vrs forged irons back up they are solid

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 05:33 PM

Oh and how are the wait lines in vrs forged I got mine in the first 2 weeks and they are money

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 06:06 PM

Vrs was back ordered about two weeks in custom from may until now. They just underestimated how many of us were clamoring for those sq forged that Japan had!

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 06:10 PM

View Postawil, on 20 August 2012 - 05:33 PM, said:

Oh and how are the wait lines in vrs forged I got mine in the first 2 weeks and they are money


I don't believe they are back ordered any longer.

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 06:13 PM

The Rory Blade will be offered in Spring 2013.


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Posted 20 August 2012 - 06:22 PM

huh?

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 06:27 PM

View Postidiotbox, on 20 August 2012 - 06:13 PM, said:

The Rory Blade will be offered in Spring 2013.

Oh really, please tell us more since RM is a Titleist staffer.

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 07:43 PM

i like the tiger blades

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 08:37 PM

I'm very anxious to see what they have to offer. I play a VRS driver now. Love it. Was about to pull the trigger on the VRS forged cavity backs but wanted something with a thinner profile. Hope they come up with a thin profile iron back like the  t**-less AP2.

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 10:15 PM

VRS line on sale:

http://www.gppgolf.c...VRS Price Drops

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