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Is there something as the best tees or it really don't matter? Something that's more durable then others and if so can someone give me some names etc. I have a Walmart and dicks sporting goods by me. I'm using a SLDR 460 DRIVER.

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I don't think there's a big difference in tees for most of us, no.  For now, the important thing the tee does for you is set the ball at the right height -- don't use the miniature ones for your driver. 

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Someone gave me a dozen of those brush tees a few years ago. 6 tall ones, and 6 short ones. The claim was less friction, and more distance. The ball goes just as far with a wooden tee, as it does with the brush tees for me.

The upside is the brush tees  last a very long time, and they come with a ball marker. Plus, as the bristles wear out, you trim them down, and continue using them. 

If I had to go buy tees right now, I'd buy the plain jane, white, wooden tees, in the short and long sizes. 

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I like the Martini tees. They don't give me any atvantage, but they are real durable. Been using the same tee for several months.

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I use 2 3/4" natural wood tees.  I've picked up a couple plastic tees that were broke in half and use them on par 3s.  I don't break the wood tees too often anymore, usually only after half a dozen holes or if the ground is really stiff.

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I prefer the ones with little or no sugar, maybe some lemon.  Who wants a big glug of pancake syrup on a hot day?  

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I use other people's tees. Folks leave all kinds of wood and the durable plastic ones on the range and on the course. For par threes I use a broken one left there

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I use the plastic tees, I know Dick's sells them and I buy them off Amazon. I buy the little ones that are white and yellow and the taller ones that are blue and white. One package of the small one last 1 - 1.5 years and I can get a package a year of the big ones. I love them and barely have to buy tees anymore.

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I like the plastic 3 prong tees with woods and driver, a par 3 tee shot hit with an iron MUST be hit with a broken tee found on the tee box.

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1 hour ago, chilepepper said:

I use other people's tees. Folks leave all kinds of wood and the durable plastic ones on the range and on the course. For par threes I use a broken one left there

Absolutely!  Today picked up two "Martini Tees", several plastic ones with various prongs & heads along with a handful of wood ones.  I never purchase tees; I give them away.

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55 minutes ago, colin007 said:

I like the plastic 3 prong tees with woods and driver, a par 3 tee shot hit with an iron MUST be hit with a broken tee found on the tee box.

^^^^ Agreed - par 3 tee ball must be hit using broken tee found on the tee box

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Pink plastic for my driver. Natural wooden for anything else. I won't use wooden tees with paint with my fairway wood or hybrid as it leaves marks on the face of the club!

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One of the rare things that I actually spend more than the minimum on are tees. I use the 3-and-1/4 Prolength. Those are the ones with the blue stripe and that helps me tee the ball consistently at the same height. Contrary to their claims of durability, I seem to smash through them at about the same rate as the cheaper ones.

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I bought a bag of wooden ones about 5 years ago and have not used half of them.

I like the plastic ones I find all over the place.  Seem to get 2 or 3 every time I play golf.  It appears a lot of people don't want to bend over and pull them out of the ground.. too much work?  I think these are the same people who don't repair any ball marks on greens.

There is always a broken tee on the par 3 to use. Sometimes right where I want to hit from and at the right height. 

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It doesn't matter, just buy a cheap bag of tees and be done with it, don't fall for all the fancy tops with notches and brushes, they're just gimmicks.

I prefer wood, no real reason, just like it better than plastic.

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