What do you make of Rahm moving to Callaway?

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What’s the basis for your opinion?
Have you struggled to use one of their clubs?
Good question!

I have always disliked their marketing style, I find it far too brash and “in your face”. It started around the time Big Phil was hitting drivers across fountains in Las Vegas. It just seemed way too much.

I have also really disliked their design and aesthetics, I just don’t like the way they look in general.

Of all the brands I feel they are the ones who rely on marketing above anything else and don’t fit the image I would like golf to have. I feel the same way about TaylorMade but they don’t go to the same lengths as Callaway.

I think golf is better off with brands like Srixon, Mizuno, Ecco, Cleveland and Ping to name a few. They don’t go as OTT as Callaway and that suits me better.

I have tried the clubs once or twice but I know I wouldn’t get on with them. I am sure they are as functional as others but to me it’s a big No when it comes to buying.
 
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Good question!

I have always disliked their marketing style, I find it far too brash and “in your face”. It started around the time Big Phil was hitting drivers across fountains in Las Vegas. It just seemed way too much.

I have also really disliked their design and aesthetics, I just don’t like the way they look in general.

Of all the brands I feel they are the ones who rely on marketing above anything else and don’t fit the image I would like golf to have. I feel the same way about TaylorMade but they don’t go to the same lengths as Callaway.

I think golf is better off with brands like Srixon, Mizuno, Ecco, Cleveland and Ping to name a few. They don’t go as OTT as Callaway and that suits me better.
Think TM have been far more in your face and pushy
 
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Good question!

I have always disliked their marketing style, I find it far too brash and “in your face”. It started around the time Big Phil was hitting drivers across fountains in Las Vegas. It just seemed way too much.

I have also really disliked their design and aesthetics, I just don’t like the way they look in general.

Of all the brands I feel they are the ones who rely on marketing above anything else and don’t fit the image I would like golf to have. I feel the same way about TaylorMade but they don’t go to the same lengths as Callaway.

I think golf is better off with brands like Srixon, Mizuno, Ecco, Cleveland and Ping to name a few. They don’t go as OTT as Callaway and that suits me better.

I have tried the clubs once or twice but I know I wouldn’t get on with them. I am sure they are as functional as others but to me it’s a big No when it comes to buying.
I had an FT5 driver years ago, which looked lovely behind the ball, as does the new Mavrik.
I hit the FT5 really well and am going to try the Mavrik this year, when I get new woods.
 

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I think moving from TM to Cally is not that big a move. Each tries to mirror the others product lines. The biggest disasters are when someone moves to a niche company with some weird looking kit which has some theoretical technical benefit, or from cavity backs to something uber traditional like a blade. TM has a lot of big names, Cally has fewer now that Phil Mick is fading out of the picture. Xander Schaufelle is the next biggest name.
 
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One of my playing partners has the original TM ones, and they sound like plastic toy clubs, another has the Mizuno hollow/foam whatever irons, and they are just as bad. Not for me.
 
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One of my playing partners has the original TM ones, and they sound like plastic toy clubs, another has the Mizuno hollow/foam whatever irons, and they are just as bad. Not for me.
I have the Mizuno 4 iron and Ping 2 iron. They don’t seem to make much noise when hit out of the middle. There is bit of a thud when hit from the clubface’s outer limits.
 
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