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Finally just ordered my game golf set. Should be here Friday.

I noticed it on sale for $150 on Amazon through Thursday. I may have to pick one up too, at a value price

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Just sent another support case to GG. Last round not showing in my challenges or stats. Wouldn't bother me if it wasn't one of the best stat days I've had all year. After signing it nothing changed, stats didn't change, GG handicap (meaningless) didn't change, scoring average didn't change etc. So I hit edit and resigned and nothing happened, another edit and resign (no actual edits) and again resigned and nothing. A +1 9 hole round should have changed everything  but it's the same as before. Makes me wonder how many times this has happened. Which if it has it means my GG stats are meaningless.

Club performance also appears to be static. I hit three 8i shots yesterday, two at the average and one 16 yards longer than average and that shot isn't showing. This I have seen before so not sure why I didn't question it earlier. About ready to give up on GG and try Arrcos.

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Just found out I lost another tag my last time out. This is kind of annoying. I like PURE Grips, but if I keep losing tags I'm going to have to switch.

I had the tag siliconed in, too. I guess it was due for a touch-up. Lousy way to find out.

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Just found out I lost another tag my last time out. This is kind of annoying. I like PURE Grips, but if I keep losing tags I'm going to have to switch.

I had the tag siliconed in, too. I guess it was due for a touch-up. Lousy way to find out.

I got home one day from a round and was cleaning my clubs when I noticed my 5i tag was missing.  I dumped the bag upside down in case it was in the bottom.  I went and uploaded my round and seen the last 5i tag was on number 7 hole from a driver slice off the tee.   I am real familiar with the area.  I asked my brother if he wanted to go on a search at the golf course.   It was dark out but we found it in probably 30 seconds of search.  It was about 5 feet from where I remember taking the shot.   The mowers in the morning would have made it a lost cause. 

I did away with the silicon and have been using medium super glue.  I have removed them after doing it when I was switching my wedges around a couple of times.     

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I did away with the silicon and have been using medium super glue.  I have removed them after doing it when I was switching my wedges around a couple of times.     

I use super glue as well. Not had any problems. 

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I did away with the silicon and have been using medium super glue.  I have removed them after doing it when I was switching my wedges around a couple of times.     

Thanks for the tip, I'll make the switch to super glue.

At least they sell individual tags now, not that I'm going to buy one ATM. Will just replace with one of the shape ones and call it a day.

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Just found out I lost another tag my last time out. This is kind of annoying. I like PURE Grips, but if I keep losing tags I'm going to have to switch.

I had the tag siliconed in, too. I guess it was due for a touch-up. Lousy way to find out.

I haven't had any problems with silicone. Yet? Maybe.

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I haven't had any problems with silicone. Yet? Maybe.

Good chance it's because you hit the sweetspot more often than I do. My guess is it has to do with vibration that gets transferred up the shaft from the head. Thinking about it now, I've lost three tags, all off my vintage blades. I have the same grips (from the same order) on my wedges and have never even had to re-tighten them.

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Good chance it's because you hit the sweetspot more often than I do. My guess is it has to do with vibration that gets transferred up the shaft from the head. Thinking about it now, I've lost three tags, all off my vintage blades. I have the same grips (from the same order) on my wedges and have never even had to re-tighten them.

I was thinking the same thing about hitting the sweet spot and having less vibration.  I did see one of mine fly off while out on the course (well, a little off).  It was in that same area as before.  The ground down there is very hard and I have a hell of a time hitting anything decent to get back on the fairway or make a stab at the green through the trees.  That one also had silicon on it (Golf Pride Tour Wrap grip).  

I have heard of Game Golf sending tags for free that have been lost.  It might be worth a shot especially if you are a regular user of the product. 

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My GG unit just came today (Amazon Prime FTW).  Purchased for $115 from Amazon.

I've set up my bag, and installed the tags.  I was a little nervous about the tag install after reading everything here.  In case it is helpful, here is how they installed on a variety of grips:

Winn Dri-Tac (woods/hybrids) - Installed perfectly with the screw thread.  Very secure. I can't imagine how these would come loose.

GolfPride CP-2 Wrap (irons) - Installed perfectly with the screw head. Very secure. I can't imagine how these would come loose.

GolfPride Tour Wrap (wedges) - This is the only install that I might add some silicone to.  They seem secure, but I can pull them straight out without turning with a bit of effort.

Winn Jumbo Lite (putter) - Installed perfectly with the screw head. Very secure. I can't imagine how these would come loose.

I'm probably not going to actually get to use the unit for the next few weeks, unfortunately, but I'm excited to try it out.  I'll probably track only "practice" rounds (unsigned and then deleted) for the fall/winter, to get used to working with the software, and then start in earnest next spring.

 

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FWIW the tags seat great on the flat ended GP ND MCC Plus 4. My full swing club tags are never loose. The tag that comes loose for me is on the putter and I assume because it's the club I use most, often tossed on the ground for chips after missing the green etc.

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Winn Dri-Tac (woods/hybrids) - Installed perfectly with the screw thread.  Very secure. I can't imagine how these would come loose.

GolfPride CP-2 Wrap (irons) - Installed perfectly with the screw head. Very secure. I can't imagine how these would come loose.

You'd be surprised. The vibrations from a thin hit will pop those suckers right off. 

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I'll probably track only "practice" rounds (unsigned and then deleted) for the fall/winter, to get used to working with the software, and then start in earnest next spring.

You don't even have to delete the "practice" rounds.  After uploading and reviewing the individual holes, you'll come to a screen that will have you sign the round:

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Before clicking "sign round," click on the gear icon, which opens a menu:

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De-select the "include round in stats" and/or "make round public" (as you prefer):

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So the round stays in your account, but won't count for your stats (first box) or be visible to others (second)--either one, or both, your choice.

Or delete, if you prefer.  But at least it's nice to have these options.

Edited by Missouri Swede

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You'd be surprised. The vibrations from a thin hit will pop those suckers right off. 

Crazy...they seem so secure; I would have difficulty even prying them out.  I guess vibrations do funny things.  Thanks for the heads-up.  I'll stop at Home Depot tomorrow and pick up some adhesive silicone and use that, just to make sure.  I needed it for the wedges anyway; those I could definitely see coming loose.

So the round stays in your account, but won't count for your stats (first box) or be visible to others (second)--either one, or both, your choice.

Or delete, if you prefer.  But at least it's nice to have these options.

That is pretty cool - thank you.  I actually got a bit of a reprieve for work tomorrow, so I'm thinking I might go out and play the local 9-hole course for the sole purpose of testing (ie, playing around with) the GG.  Nice to have the option to keep the round but not "count" it for stats.

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