What brands do you love/dislike?
Posted 05 February 2013 - 09:59 AM
Nickent 3DX & Titleist 909 Hybrid
Cleveland CG Red 4-PW
Eidolon 52 & Callaway Jaws 58
T/Made Whitesmoke Putter
Posted 05 February 2013 - 10:18 AM
Posted 05 February 2013 - 11:06 AM
Ping, Mizuno and Cleveland
Nike, TaylorMade and Titleist Scotty Cameron putters (WAY OVER PRICED)
Posted 05 February 2013 - 05:13 PM
Dislike: Anything else from PING. If theyd make one CLEAN/simple CB or MB set Id change my mind.
It would be awesome!
I've decided to hang on to my VIP MBs (was looking a mizuno). But if ping made one CLEAN no flair set of forged irons id be in no question.
Posted 05 February 2013 - 05:49 PM
910 FD 15 (A1) Kail'i 70 x5ct S
20 Idea Pro Matrix Ozik Altus
MX-300 4 Iron DG 95, 5-PW MP-60 S300
SM4 Chrome 50/8, 54/11, 58/12 s200
Black Tour Design #6/ WH Steel 2 Ball 34
Posted 06 February 2013 - 09:43 AM
Posted 04 March 2013 - 10:45 PM
Posted 04 March 2013 - 11:12 PM
Mizuno irons and wedges
Cobra fairways and drivers
Callaway fairways and drivers
Titleist wedges, balls and style
Ping G10 4 Wood
Ping G10 7 Wood
Ping G10 4 - SW
Ping iWedge 58
Posted 04 March 2013 - 11:24 PM
XCG5 3W Bimatrix/XCG5 3 hybrid
Cobra AMP 4-PW Rifle 5.5 SSx1
Cleveland Classic #3: Corked&Torched
Tmag ATV 54* & Eye2XG L
Posted 04 March 2013 - 11:45 PM
Warm feelings for: Ping
Dislike: Taylormade, Nike, Adams, Cobra, Callaway,
Indifferent: Cleveland, Wilson, Bridgestone
Posted 04 March 2013 - 11:48 PM
PING i15 15.5* 3 wood w/ Tour Only XDV8
PING 20* i15 w/ Ozik Altus Hybrid X
Mizuno MP32 3-P w/ SS'd KBS Tour X
Vokey SM4 TVD 53*, 58* w/ S400
PING Anser Milled 0 34"
Posted 04 March 2013 - 11:51 PM
what I notice is they seem to be the most popular with the general golfing public.
White drivers and Fw woods are quite prevalent.
Tells me their marketing/advertising works.
Posted 05 March 2013 - 12:38 AM
I don't always buy JDM
But when I do
It's bad as f^#*
Posted 05 March 2013 - 08:52 AM
I have been known to be pretty unfaithfull with full wood set ups from TM, Titleist, Nike, TEE and a whole host of various putters. Currently the Nike 4 wood is the only non Mizuno club in the bag.
The only brands I haven't played are Ping (but for no particular reason) and Callaway (never been a fan of the brand in general, not sure why)
TEE XCG 15 whiteboard stiff
Mizuno JPX EZ 18 Orochi stiff
Mizuno JPX 825 pro 5-pw XP S300
Mizuno MPR12 50 54 60
Mizuno MP A302
Posted 05 March 2013 - 09:05 AM
Hate: everything Taylormade, Nike (except everything clothing) and Aldila shafts.
Edited by Coheed, 05 March 2013 - 09:06 AM.
Posted 05 March 2013 - 09:24 AM
I like TM irons fine, but didn't like any of the Rocket series (irons)... I like the fairway woods, but the drivers didn't perform for me.
I've never gotten along with anything from titliest other than their wedges.
I've played Ping irons, and like them fine, but they've never stood out for me.
I've never given Nike a chance (no real reason for this, there haven't been any demo days at the club)
I have NEVER liked Mizuno irons. I'm not sure why. They just don't feel right to me.
I enjoy Cobra, but don't love their new colors... it's not a dealbreaker for me, but I'm in no rush to replace my S3.
I'm looking forward to giving Callaway a chance to get into my bag this year.
I love Bridgestone irons.
And I'm a homer for Wishon, and might just give up on looking at other things this year.
Posted 05 March 2013 - 10:34 AM
Ping G15 4W 17*
Taylormade 09 Rescue 19*, 22*
Ping G25 5-9, PW, UW
Cleveland CG14 54*, 58*
Odyssey Original White Hot 2 Ball
Posted 05 March 2013 - 01:28 PM
Everything else is fine though.
Posted 05 March 2013 - 05:59 PM
Every golf company had to start somewhere, every golf company had the freedom to start making golf equipment and build their brand. Why can't Nike? Mizuno makes equipment / clothes for numerous different sports of which golf is just one. They aren't a "pure" golf company yet they are highly respected. A company that makes golf clubs is a company that makes golf clubs, be it for 100 years or 10 years. The equipment they bring out is made of the same materials, often in the same factories so the only real difference is what is stamped on the club FFS! All these companies have experienced club designers who have proven themselves in the game. Nike just happen to be lead by Tom Stites, well known from Hogan days where some very well respected clubs were produced. It's just golfing snobbery!
Posted 05 March 2013 - 06:18 PM
TM R11s 15.5 4 wood
TM Rescue 11 19*
Mizuno MP-53 3 iron, MP-69 4-PW with PXi
Mizuno MP-t4 50 and 54
Posted 05 March 2013 - 09:17 PM
Dislike: Ping, everything about Taylormade (except for the R11), Adams Golf
Taylormade RBZ Tour Hybrid, 18*
Nike VR Pro Cavity 4-9 iron, DG R300
Vokey SM4 48*-588 Forged 54* & 60*
Callaway MD2 64* S Grind
Nike Method 001 35"
Posted 05 March 2013 - 09:38 PM
Dislike: Marketing Names: RocketBallZ, RAZR, Extreme...
Dislike: Product Differentiation that is only there for the shock/unique factor: White heads, then Blue, Orange, Red heads. When are iron heads going to be colored the same?
I play Callaway/Adams/Odyssey/Bridgestone, but I don't like all their products and marketing. I would like to try Titelist. Nothing bad to say about them except it's not at a price point that I willing to entertain today. I won't say I don't like a club brand that I havn't played before, but I will say what things I don't like about them.
Titleist 910FD 15*
Nike VR PRO LTD 19*
Titleist 712 AP1 4-GW
Callaway Jaws 56, 60; 52 for GW at times
Odyssey WHP 7, Super Stroke 2.0
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