Page 2 of 5 FirstFirst 1234 ... LastLast
Results 11 to 20 of 42
  1. #11
    Tour Rookie Capella's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2015
    Location
    Germany
    Posts
    1,304

    Re: How do you like your balls?

    I like a soft feel and a little bit of spin, but since I struggle with distance, I also like them to fly a long way. And since I lose quite a few of them (6 in today's round for example) I also want them to be cheap. I've found that lady balls as lake balls give me the best value for money. I just found an offer of 24 new Srixon Softfeel Ladies for 25 €, so just about one Euro per ball and for that price, I think I can even risk buying brand new ones for a change and will do so once I've run out of my current Callaway Solaires.

    But I also like to pick up balls I find on the course and try them out. At the moment I have a Callaway Chrome Soft Truvis which I quite like and today I drowned a Wilson Dx3 which, up to it's watery death, had also been behaving quite well. And I am still sad to have lost my Srixon Z-star tour yellow last week. That's the fun thing about it. When I find a ball like that and it performs well, I form a bit of an emotional bond to that individual ball and it hurts me when I lose it. Buying a package of the same kind would probably not feel the same
    In the bag: Cobra FlyZ driver, Cobra Baffler XL 3 & 7 wood, Bridgestone GC 22 ° Hybrid, Cleveland Halo 4 Hybrid, MacGregor V-Foil M455 irons 5 - SW, Cleveland Black 60°, Odyssey White Hot putter

  2. #12
    Assistant Pro
    Join Date
    Oct 2016
    Location
    Midlands
    Posts
    120

    Re: How do you like your balls?

    Performance and flight for me, the more I use the Nike RZN black volt the more I like the feel. 😀

    Control seems perfect at the moment
    Handicap 2015: Restarted August :-) 3 cards 12.0
    2016: 12.0 > 8.1
    2017: 8.1 > 7.?

  3. #13
    Hall of Famer HomerJSimpson's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Location
    Bracknell - Berkshire
    Posts
    58,943

    Re: How do you like your balls?

    On the fairway.

    I have a load (many dozen) premium balls but these days my game doesn't warrant me using them and I prefer a firmer ball so have opted for the AD333 tour or NXT-S as they give me better distance (and I'm still short) and still give me a degree of control around the green

  4. #14
    Tour Winner tsped83's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Location
    Leeds
    Posts
    2,668

    Re: How do you like your balls?

    Thanks all.

    Looking for a change. Have played the NXT Tour-S most of the year and 0.1 back has been a recurring theme. Obviously nothing to do with the ball but fancy a change anyway. I have 3 on the hit list;

    Chromesoft
    DX3 Spin
    B330 RX
    Callaway FT Tour Driver 9.5'
    Callaway Big Bertha 3 Wood 15'
    Callaway X Hot Hybrid 19'
    Wilson Staff FG V4 Utility 24'
    Wilson Staff FG Tour M3 5-PW
    Wilson Staff FG Tour TC 52', 56', 60'
    Yes! Carolyne

  5. #15
    Assistant Pro
    Join Date
    Jun 2017
    Posts
    172

    Re: How do you like your balls?

    Quote Originally Posted by tsped83 View Post
    Thanks all.

    Looking for a change. Have played the NXT Tour-S most of the year and 0.1 back has been a recurring theme. Obviously nothing to do with the ball but fancy a change anyway. I have 3 on the hit list;

    Chromesoft
    DX3 Spin
    B330 RX
    All decent. My personal preference is Chromesoft

  6. #16
    Ryder Cup Winner Hobbit's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Location
    Aberdeen
    Posts
    10,757

    Re: How do you like your balls?

    Prefer a premium ball for holding the green, and like the feel of them off the putter. Price? I hate paying silly money for them, and certainly won't pay more than £40 a doz. I always buy last year's model, sometimes for as little as £20 a doz. The beginning of this year, as I normally do, I bought a few dozen for less than £30 a doz. Sweep money will take care of any more I need.
    Give it big humpties

  7. #17
    Q-School Graduate HughJars's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Posts
    770

    Re: How do you like your balls?

    Quote Originally Posted by One Planer View Post
    Pro V1.

    Purely on performance. Price is irrelevant.
    You sure?

    https://www.golfdigest.com/story/spi...t-lower-prices

  8. #18
    Q-School Graduate HughJars's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Posts
    770

    Re: How do you like your balls?

    ........

  9. #19
    Global Moderator brendy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    Bangor, Co. Down
    Posts
    12,352

    Re: How do you like your balls?

    Been using Titleist prov1 for years then professional 90s before that. Recently I tried:

    Wilson FG Tour.. An ok ball but marks and discolours almost instantly.

    Cally Chromesoft.. Very soft feel but managed to split one in under 2 rounds.

    Srixon Zstar... Ok but not near as responsive around the greens.

    I have got some TM tp5x to try, so far so good but only played around 9 holes so will reserve judgement til ive a few rounds played with them.
    Last edited by brendy; 28-Aug-2017 at 13:14.
    http://www.bangorgolfclubni.co.uk
    TM M2 Driver R11s 5W Cally 1 iron TM MC TP 3-pw Irons wedges and a putting thing.

  10. #20
    Global Moderator PhilTheFragger's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Location
    Amersham Bucks
    Posts
    9,754

    Re: How do you like your balls?

    Quote Originally Posted by brendy View Post
    Been using Titleist prov1 for yoears then professeional 90s before that. Recently I tried:

    Wilson FG Tour.. An ok ball but marks and discolours almost instantly.

    Cally Chromesoft.. Very soft feel but managed to split one in under 2 rounds.

    Srixon Zstar... Ok but not near as responsive around the greens.

    I have got some TM tp5x to try, so far so good but only played around 9 holes so will reserve junction til ive a few rounds played with them.
    You been thinning the bejesus out of them again Brendy
    Driver Callaway Epic
    5 Wood Callaway XR A Flex
    Hybrid Callaway Epic
    wilson staff FG Tour v4 utility iron Reg
    Irons 5-PW Orka GS5 CTI Flatline 80A Graphite
    Wedges Callaway Mack Daddy2 52, 58 degree A-Flex
    Putter Ping Scottsdale Grayhawk 34 inch with Fatso 50 Grip
    Handicap 19.7 Whipsnade Park GC
    2017 Imurg Challenge : Me 12 : 16 Him

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Latest Golf News

Xander Schauffele What’s In The Bag

We take a look at the equipment used by Xander Schauffele in his Tour Championship victory

September 24, 2017

Quiz Of The Week – 22nd September

Been paying attention to the golfing world this week? Test your knowledge with our Quiz of the Week

September 22, 2017

Catriona Matthew Named 2019 European Solheim Cup Captain

Matthew has made nine Solheim Cup appearance and will captain Europe in Gleneagles in 2019

September 22, 2017

Amazon Golf Deals – The Best Current Offers

Amazon is an incredible place to buy anything of course, but the golf section on the website is a great place to find some goodies for your game

September 21, 2017

Stop Getting On Rory McIlroy’s Back, We’re Lucky To Have Him

Having seen some recent social media comments, I feel it is time to remember just how good Rory McIlroy is after a season plagued by injury

September 20, 2017