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Re: Golf Ball Testers Needed - Ongoing 8 years 5 months ago #4204

  • jhaynes
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jhaynes wrote:
Current Ball: ProV1
Handicap:5.9
Estimated Swing Speed:106
Estimated Driver Distance:280
Recent Balls played:Penta,PV1,PV1X,SrixonQ
Testing Plan:I have a sod farm to accuratley measure shot distances. I will also provide launch moniter results from a friends machine. I would love to join your team of testers!!










TTT I am new so I hope multiple posts are allowed....
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Re: Golf Ball Testers Needed - Ongoing 8 years 4 months ago #8435

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Current Ball:Srixon Q-Star mostly, e6 and NXT on occasion
Handicap:Current GHIN is at 20 :(
Estimated Swing Speed:W/Driver 113 avg W/6Iron 94 avg (according to mizuno shaft optimizer
Estimated Driver Distance:varies from 275-295 with rare occurrences being higher
Recent Balls played: Q-Star, Z-Star, e6, Pro V1, Pro V1x, NXT, NXT Tour, Nike One Tour, One Tour D, One Tour Black
Testing Plan:Being winter in Colorado, I hit the practice range whenever possible at this moment in time and on the occasion the course is open I will play 9 til it warms up. I would typically compare the ball to my current full time gamer the Q-Star starting with putter feel and sound, then move to wedge work for feel and spin, then depending on the day on the course comparing sidespin and foregiveness of mishits in addition to feel and sound.

Thanks for any and all opportunities.
Driver: Titleist 913D2 10.5* with Stiff Aldila RIP 60g
2 Hybrid: Taylormade RBZ Stage 2 tour 16.5*
Irons: TaylorMade Tour Preferred CB 3/4i, MC 5/6i, MB 7-9i
Wedges: SCOR 44*, 48*, 56*, & 61*
Putter: 35" Scotty Cameron Select Newport 2.6

GB giveaways winner of: Srixon Q Stars, Nike RZN

Tester...
Last Edit: 8 years 4 months ago by Spaceman_Spiff.
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Re: Golf Ball Testers Needed - Ongoing 8 years 4 months ago #8471

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I'll throw my name in for some ball testing.

Current Ball: Bridgestone B-330S
Handicap: 8
Estimated Swing Speed: 105ish
Estimated Driver Distance: 280-300 usually
Recent Balls played: TaylorMade Penta, Srixon AD333, Bridgestone e6, Titleist ProV1 and ProV1x
Testing Plan: Well going to the range obviously doesn't do a lot of good with testing golf balls unless you plan on fetching them. My range did away with the putting green this past year. So for me I would head out to the course and start out with my usual warmup which includes chipping and putting. After this I would play my round, while using a different ball here and there. With this method, I could make good comparisons and generate some good opinions on how well the ball performs. I would check for the usual things such as feel, driver and iron spin, distance, durability, etc. I'm picky, as are most, about the golf ball I use so I think I could give some good feedback. Can't wait to get involved!
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Current Ball: MaxFli
Handicap: 10.1
Estimated Swing Speed: 93 mph
Estimated Driver Distance: 215 yards
Recent Balls Played: Bridgestone E6, Titleist DT Solo, Srixon QSTar, MaxFli Noodle
Testing Plan: I will play 18 with the sleeve of balls as well as hitting the same shot with other balls to see how each ball differs from varying distances and holding or releasing onto the greens. I would then move to the short game and putting areas to compare the sleeve of test balls to other balls that are similar in design, to see how each compare in a variety of tests ranging from putting, chipping, bunker shots and overall feel around the green.
Driver: TaylorMade R11
3-Wood: TalyorMade Burner
Rescue 5: TaylorMade
Hybrids: Nike SQ 3&4
Irons: Nike 5-9
Wedges: Cleveland CG15 PW,GW,SW
Putter: Tour Edge 05
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Re: Golf Ball Testers Needed - Ongoing 8 years 3 months ago #15717

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Current Ball: Titleist ProV1

Handicap: 13

Estimated Swing Speed: Driver: 85 Irons: 78 Putter: 100 :)

Estimated Driver Distance: 220-230

Recent Balls played: Top Flite Gamer, Bridgestone B330

Testing Plan: Alternate holes with test ball and ProV1 during play. Hit balls into net to determine feel off the club.

Putt with the balls at the range. Walk to nearby course after hours and compare distance between balls using 7 iron and P wedge.

Use roundness gauge to determine original roundness spec when new, and after hitting the ball many times. Practice approach and sand shot to determine ball spin capabilities. Also chip at the range to determine roll-out tendencies.

Lastly, hit wedges onto street and into trees to determine cover durability.

Maybe a bit too thorough? :blink:
Nike VR Str8 fit Driver
Nike VR Str8 fit 3 and 5 woods
Nike Machspeed irons
Tiger Shark Greenspeed putter
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You can never be too thorough when doing a testing!
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