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    Srixon Marathon Soft Balls

    Not come across these balls before
    Found one at The Zoo yesterday, played with it and, have to say it wasnt bad at all.

    Was in AG in Slough later, taking back some leaky shoes (see another thread) and mentioned them to the bloke, who also had never heard of them

    Hmmm.... A mystery

    Got home, google search , cant find any reviews, balls are on sale at clubhouse golf and various Amazon outlets at 9.99 a dozen which puts them in the Callaway Warbird category ....But they feel better than that.

    Anybody else come across this ball in their travels?
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    Re: Srixon Marathon Soft Balls

    Seen 'em at Sport Direct. Was tempted, but have loads of balls at the mo'.
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    Re: Srixon Marathon Soft Balls

    Quote Originally Posted by Crazyface View Post
    Seen 'em at Sport Direct. Was tempted, but have loads of balls at the mo'.
    http://www.sportsdirect.com/srixon-m...lcode=87502201
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    Re: Srixon Marathon Soft Balls

    Like you I found one a few weeks back, had never heard of them before

    Think I chucked it in the practice bag

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    Re: Srixon Marathon Soft Balls

    Thanks, but I know where to obtain them, was wondering if anybody had used them and what they thought of them.

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    Re: Srixon Marathon Soft Balls

    Quote Originally Posted by shortgame View Post
    Like you I found one a few weeks back, had never heard of them before

    Think I chucked it in the practice bag
    I have seen the Marathon distance but they are rocks

    This looks interesting. I have quite a decent SS but i have always hit some boomers with a soft feel. I also scored my only ace with one.

    Bargain at a tenner a dozen
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    Re: Srixon Marathon Soft Balls

    They're less popular now they've changed their name to the Srixon Snickers Soft Ball.
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    Re: Srixon Marathon Soft Balls

    My mate played with them yesterday..... he's normally and AD333 player, with Soft feel balls in the winter. Said he'd got them cheap and he suspected they were an import from somewhere. Said he couldnt tell the difference at all and quite likes them...... then he played to 12, so they cant be too bad.

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    Re: Srixon Marathon Soft Balls

    I've seen them in shops (probably Sports Direct as mentioned above), just assumed they were cheap rubbish and ignored them really.
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    Re: Srixon Marathon Soft Balls

    I bought 2 dozen for 19 in sports direct.i found them to be a bit on the firm side.read online somewhere that they play like a firm ad333.hth

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