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e5 - a fantastic ball

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Pros: Durable, excellent ball

Cons: Sound is slightly more 'thud' than 'click', the big logo

I was lucky enough to participate in a TST review of the e5. I completed Bridgestone's B-FIT online ball selection guide and, depending on whether I chose a ProV1 or a Srixon or a 330S or a 330RX as my usual ball, I got fit for either the 330S or the 330RX -- the e5 or the e6 came in at a close second.  I sent the info to mvmac, and started my anxious wait.   After about ten days of unseasonal snow, a new box of e5's arrived exactly one day before a conference took me out of town for a week.  You know how some golf balls just look good in your hand? That's how the e5s were.  Well, at least as long as I kept their new chunky e5 alignment logo pointed away from me....
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Great high-end ball

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Pros: High-spin, durable, confidence-inspiring ball

Cons: A bit shorter

I was one of the lucky few who got to test the B330S through The Sand Trap, and my overall opinion is that this is an excellent ball. If price is no object, you should really try this out - it performs well, it feels good off irons, and it is surprisingly durable.   Before moving on, let me start with a few caveats. The BFit process paired me with the B330S, and I'm sure that the main reason this happened is that I usually play with the ProV1 or ProV1x (because every birthday and Xmas, my family keep buying more of them for me).  I redid my fitting with the automatic system and put a Srixon Soft Feel in as my 'regular ball', and I got paired with the B330 RX (or the e5, or the...
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