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What Golf Ball do you play?

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  1. 1. What Golf Ball Do You Play?

    • Nike
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    • Titleist
      61
    • Callaway
      19
    • Bridgestone
      23
    • Other
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What Golf Ball do you play?Nike, Titleist, Callaway, Bridgestone, or other. If other, feel free to comment.

I'm playing a Nike Mojo and Nxt now. I have played everything out there, but prefer Nike and Titleist.

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I've played a few dozen Pro V1's that were a gift, I've played some Callaway Warbirds, and Bridgestone E6, but I usually play Mint conditioned recycled mixed Nikes that I get from golfballnut.com. I do notice the Pro V1's checking up a little better, but I figure I'm not good enough or don't swing hard enough to get them to spin like they're capable. The mixed Nike box comes with a lot of low compression balls which is fine for me since I have a slower swing speed, but I'm happy with the results of the Mojo, Karma, PD Soft, PD Straights etc... I'd be willing to try out other brands, but when I can get these for about $0.50 per ball, why bother? You really can't tell the difference between them and a brand new out of box ball.

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Almost always a Titleist ProV1 or ProV1x, but sometimes I'll play those Bridgestone B330-RX golf balls. They are quite nice.

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Not voting. I play something different almost every time. The ball is not the weakest link...

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See signature. I have a few Pro V1s and V1xs in the bag (among other assorted balls), but for the money , I haven't found a ball that I like better than the Noodle. They feel good at impact and if I put a good swing on it, they stick like lawn darts.

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Srixon Soft Feel. For some reason, I just love the way they feel. They do get scraped up pretty badly because they're so soft, but at $20 a dozen regular price, I can't complain.

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I wanted to select: "Why are there so many "new" polls that already exist and why do they have so many with missing options? Other? Gimme a friggin' break!"

Unfortunately that wasn't a choice.

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I've used the Nike Mojo and have used some Karma's. I'd like to try some Titilist NXT's though. I'll move to the ProV's maybe when i have more confidence. Right now, as expensive as they are I think I would cry every time i hit one that didn't come back.

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I switched from Pro V1x to Callaway Tour ix two years ago...Now I'm playing the new Maxfli Tour LC.....urethane cover for slower swing speeds (mine is 87 mph) seems to respond better than Titleist & Callaway.....and about the same cost.

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I wanted to select: "Why are there so many "new" polls that already exist and why do they have so many with missing options? Other? Gimme a friggin' break!"

If you didn't like the thread, then why reply? Sorry I bored you!!

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