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Just seeing what all of you are playing with this season

I like the new pro v1x or Bridesstones b330

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Bridgestone J33p Tour. Fuji Zcom MW 54x
Titleist 905R 9.5 Diamana Ion 63x
Titleist 904f 13 Aldila R&D Proto 65x
Bridgestone Airmuscle 19 Bonzai 75x
3-PW - Titleist 670 DG Superlite s300 56 deg - Solus 5661 deg - Solus 61Putter - Scotty Cameron Newport Ball - V1x. B330. HX Tour 56

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Ditto. B330 or new V1x. After I get rid of all my old V1x, of course.

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HX Hot & HX Tour Black
IN MY BAG

Irons Big Bertha Fusion Irons 3-PW, SW, LW (Nippon 990 UNFX)
Driver Big Bertha Fusion FT-3 (Aldila NVS 55-R 350)
3 Wood ERC Fusion 3w - RGS (RCH Sys 55R)4/5 Wood Big Bertha Fusion 15D Fairway Wood (Aldila NVS 55-R 350)Bag 10.5" orange fusion tour bagPutter Scotty Cameron Newport...
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ProV1, Vx
B330
The old Callaway HX Blue.

Callaway RazrFit Extreme 9.5 w/Project X 6.5
Callaway XHot Pro 15* 3Wood w/Project X 6.5
Callaway XTour 18* 2h w/S300
Callaway XHot Pro 4/5 irons w/S300
Callaway XForged III 5-PW irons w/S300
Callaway Forged 52*/58* Wedges
Odyssey 7 Versa 90
Callaway Hex Black Tour

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Sounds like I need to check out the B330's.

Totally, I really like the ball. As I stated in the B330 thread. If I didn't get the occassional free dozen of ProVs, the B330 would be the ball I would buy.

Callaway RazrFit Extreme 9.5 w/Project X 6.5
Callaway XHot Pro 15* 3Wood w/Project X 6.5
Callaway XTour 18* 2h w/S300
Callaway XHot Pro 4/5 irons w/S300
Callaway XForged III 5-PW irons w/S300
Callaway Forged 52*/58* Wedges
Odyssey 7 Versa 90
Callaway Hex Black Tour

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I play whatever i've got lying around. I've played in too many tournaments and have so many random sleeves and boxes of balls, that I can't justify buying more. I did get a free sleeve of the prototype ball Mickelson is playing though, I'll post a review about it when i swing it a few times.
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Driver Titleist 905T 8.5 degrees
Ping I2 3-wood 14 degreesTitleist 503.H hybrid 22 degreesTitleist DCI 962 3-9 6.5 Rifle shaftTitleist Vokey Oil Can wedges 48, 58 degreesScratch Golf 3x Black Wedge 54 degreesBig Oak Putter, T'ville 34"

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Being a reletive newcomer to the game I fear for the lives of my golf balls. Therefore I'm using middle of the road choices like Nike's TA2 spin and the Maxfli Noodle both of which seem like a good choice for me at this stage of my game. The have a softer feel than the cheapo choices but dont dig into my wallet as deep as top of the line balls do.

Jeff

10.5° Callaway FT-iZ Tour

18°, 20°, 23° Adams Idea Pro Prototype Hybrid

4-9 Titleist 690.CB
48° Titleist Vokey Tour Nickel
54°, 58° Titleist Vokey Tour Oil Can

Scotty Cameron NP2, 33"

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I have to agree with muskegman on this one. I just never really bought expensive golf balls. And my family buys me golf balls sometimes, so I just play with what they buy me.

I do enjoy playing with Nike balls, as well as Top Flite Infinity. I just don't really get into using Titleist much. I bought one case of them a few years back and I think I lost all of them much quicker than usual. So I said to hell with using them, it just wasn't worth it.

But I might try some of these kinds this year, since I hit it a little straighter than I used to. These Oklahoma courses have some nasty weeds and crap in the rough and there is no finding golf balls sometimes in all that wire grass.
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I was surprised at the great performance of the cheap callaway balls. The HX 2 piece and big bertha seem great for cheaper balls. I even shot a 69 with the 2 piece last year. I think they are all such high performance anyway that you'd have to be a real pro to tell the difference on many.
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Found a Hogan Hawk ball in the shop yesterday so I gave it a shot. Quality ball. Good distance, nice feel coming off the club on full iron shots, nice feel around the greens too!

Callaway RazrFit Extreme 9.5 w/Project X 6.5
Callaway XHot Pro 15* 3Wood w/Project X 6.5
Callaway XTour 18* 2h w/S300
Callaway XHot Pro 4/5 irons w/S300
Callaway XForged III 5-PW irons w/S300
Callaway Forged 52*/58* Wedges
Odyssey 7 Versa 90
Callaway Hex Black Tour

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Hi people

Interesting discussion.Always been a ProV1-X man meself and never thought it would be bettered.Had a couple of rounds this week with the Nike Black one and not impressed.As far as i can tell the cover is made of cheese and durability is not a patch on the Titleist.For a ball advertised as "...great on tight and windy tracks" the stability of flight was pretty awful i thought - although has been exceptionally windy here so perhaps not a fair test.Length is as good as any,and spin was "probably" better than the X,especially on those 1/2 and 3/4 wedges where i find the X sometimes does,sometimes doesnt.....

The new Bridgestones sound excellent from the reviews here (also just had a look on Bridgestone web site),the trouble being that i cant find a single retailer in the UK that has them in stock at present.

Oh well,back to the Titleist......

10.5 deg Titleist 905T.S-flex Graph-design purple ice.
TaylorMade 200 3wood.S-flex Graph-design purple ice.
19 deg Taylormade rescue-mid with 6.0 Rifle flighted.
Callaway 3-PW X-16 Pro series with 6.0 Rifle flighted.
Cleveland 56+60RTG/Custom 34" Yes! Sophia/Pro-V1syershulver1@msn.co.uk

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The Nike Tour Accuracy - TW is still available at Target for $19.99/doz. (at least here on the east side of Washington State). It's a great ball and the one he used before going to the One balls. The one problem is that the cover gets hammered really fast. However the last time I checked at the local Target there was new packaging that said something about a new improved shear resistant cover. I'm tempted to buy a dozen and see if it is more durable. I usually play the Pro V1 and I'd say the performace of these balls are pretty similar.

Note to those who apparently think I'm trying to sell something... I don't work for Nike, Target, or Titlest either As before I'm just sharing my experiences similar to my prior posts.

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QUOTE - mizunoman : "Note to those who apparently think I'm trying to sell something... I don't work for Nike, Target, or Titlest either As before I'm just sharing my experiences similar to my prior posts."

Which is exactly why this place exists.Its a discussion forum.There are as many different views as they are different golf swings,and as much as i agree that my other post you are referring to may have appeared "blunt", i merely asked you a question ,s i did (and still do) find it a little incomprehensible.However your views and experiences are as valid and personal as any others and i wouldnt knock you for that.

Dont take it so personally

Im glad im not the only one who has found the Nike's shear resistance to be awful.Any high-end Nikes ive used havnt been a patch in that department compared to Titleist for instance..........

****And i got so carried away i forgot to say i use ProV1-X's.Was using the old ones since they came out,and been using the new ones since they came out over here a month or so ago.Overall i cant find anything to top them personally.

10.5 deg Titleist 905T.S-flex Graph-design purple ice.
TaylorMade 200 3wood.S-flex Graph-design purple ice.
19 deg Taylormade rescue-mid with 6.0 Rifle flighted.
Callaway 3-PW X-16 Pro series with 6.0 Rifle flighted.
Cleveland 56+60RTG/Custom 34" Yes! Sophia/Pro-V1syershulver1@msn.co.uk

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I acquired about 45 dozen Nike golf balls a couple of years ago. Some were TA, some were TW and some were DD. I still have 10 of 15 dozen of them in my garage... The one is definitely a way better ball to me than the TW ever was. It is much longer and with better durability. But durability wise nothing touches the BlackMax.
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at the mo playin with the blak tour hx

i like using the pro v1x too

In My Bag:
Driver: TaylorMade r580 XD. STIFF SHAFT W/ FIRM TIP 10.5°
5-Wood: Titleist 975F, 21°, S300 Stiff SHAFT
Irons: Titleist 990, S300 3 - PW
Wedges: Titleist Vokey 56°CLEAVELAND TOUR ACTION 60°Putter: 33" ODYSSEY 2 BALL MALLETScotty cameron Newport 2 Pro platinumBall: Titleist...

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