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Bridgestone Tour balls down in price

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monks66monks66 Members  988WRX Points: 144Posts: 988 Golden Tee
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I have just started playing the BRX, and noticed Bridgestone balls are down in price. Is 2020 there new generation year the reason why?

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  • MahamiltoMahamilto NYCMembers  2311WRX Points: 355Handicap: ~5Posts: 2,311 Platinum Tees
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    Probably. They have a ~2y product cycle on their balls and it’s been ~2 years. This has been a very good product cycle for them; 35/dz is a great price.

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    Taylormade SIM - 9.75* - Tour ADDI 6x
    TaylorMade M5 - 14.25* - Tensei Orange 70x
    Callaway Apex 3h - 20* - Catalyst 80g 6.5
    Mizuno MP20 HMB - 4-PW - TTDG 120x
    Mizuno S18 - 50.07 & 54.08 - TTDG s300
    Callaway PM Grind - 64* - C-Taper 130x
    Scotty Cameron Phantom X 8.5
    Titleist Pro V1x, Bridgestone Tour BX
    Titleist Staff Stand Bag
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  • GproulxGproulx Concord, NHMembers, Paid BST  20WRX Points: 7Handicap: 10Posts: 20 Bunkers
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    Thanks for the heads up, I'll definitely grab some at that price.

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  • gioguy21gioguy21 NJMembers  8221WRX Points: 1,412Handicap: +1.5 (1194646)Posts: 8,221 Titanium Tees
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    time to hoard! these balls are legit!

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    SIM / 9* (set 1 tick higher loft) / RIPx 65TX tipped 2" playing 44.25"
    Epic Flash SZ / 3+ (set -1/N) / HZRDUS Smoke Black 75g 6.5 tipped 2"
    SIM Max 3H / Tensei PW Hybrid 100TX
    Apex MB Chrome / 3-PW / Modus 130 X
    MD4 Chrome / 52, 56, 60 / DG 115 S200 (for now)
    Piretti Tour 801R / 35.5"

  • OldboyOldboy Members  2528WRX Points: 252Posts: 2,528 Titanium Tees
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    its a win/win. 35/doz and it means they got a new ball coming out..

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  • xkilgorextroutxxkilgorextroutx Members  408WRX Points: 107Handicap: 15.5Posts: 408 Greens
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    $35/dozen?

    So much for that extra space I just cleared out in my closet...

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  • Cruisin1966Cruisin1966 Calgary, ABClubWRX  1165WRX Points: 340Handicap: 6.7Posts: 1,165 ClubWRX
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    Darn it! With the exchange and shipping, no savings on these on this side of the 49th Parallel :(

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    **Gamer Bag**
    Driver: Taylormade SIM Max @ 8º (9.5) w/ Fujikura Motore X F3 6S
    Fairway: Callaway Mavrik 4W @ 16.5º w/ ProjectX Evenflow Black 75S
    Hybrid: Titleist 818 H2 @ 20º w/ Atmos Blue HB TS 8S
    Irons: Miura 4-6 (TC-201), 7-PW (MB-101) w/ Mitsubishi MMT 105TX (ss*1)
    Wedges: Artisan Raw 51º, 56º, 61º
    Putter: Artisan 0117

    **Retro Bag**
    Driver: Ping G LS Tec 9º
    Fairway: Titleist 915F 3W 15º
    Hybrid: Cobra Baffler Pro 2H 18º
    Irons: Taylormade RAC Forged TP CB 3-PW
    Wedges: Wilson Staff FG Tour PMP 52º; Nike VR Pro Forged Brushed Oxide Raw 58º
    Putter: Cleveland Huntington Beach 1

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  • third-times-a-charmthird-times-a-charm Members  3368WRX Points: 1,458Posts: 3,368 Titanium Tees
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    Here's a 24-pack of the TOUR B XS for $61 shipped prime....

    https://amzn.to/34xcAgT

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  • Cruisin1966Cruisin1966 Calgary, ABClubWRX  1165WRX Points: 340Handicap: 6.7Posts: 1,165 ClubWRX
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    Here's a 24-pack of the TOUR B XS for $61 shipped prime....

    https://amzn.to/34xcAgT

    Good for you US folks.

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    **Gamer Bag**
    Driver: Taylormade SIM Max @ 8º (9.5) w/ Fujikura Motore X F3 6S
    Fairway: Callaway Mavrik 4W @ 16.5º w/ ProjectX Evenflow Black 75S
    Hybrid: Titleist 818 H2 @ 20º w/ Atmos Blue HB TS 8S
    Irons: Miura 4-6 (TC-201), 7-PW (MB-101) w/ Mitsubishi MMT 105TX (ss*1)
    Wedges: Artisan Raw 51º, 56º, 61º
    Putter: Artisan 0117

    **Retro Bag**
    Driver: Ping G LS Tec 9º
    Fairway: Titleist 915F 3W 15º
    Hybrid: Cobra Baffler Pro 2H 18º
    Irons: Taylormade RAC Forged TP CB 3-PW
    Wedges: Wilson Staff FG Tour PMP 52º; Nike VR Pro Forged Brushed Oxide Raw 58º
    Putter: Cleveland Huntington Beach 1

  • StanksStanks Everything I post is confrontational Members  1901WRX Points: 313Handicap: ?Posts: 1,901 Platinum Tees
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    On -, @Cruisin1966 said:


    Here's a 24-pack of the TOUR B XS for $61 shipped prime....

    https://amzn.to/34xcAgT

    Good for you US folks.

    MERICA

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  • SunsterSunster Members  381WRX Points: 44Posts: 381 Greens
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    Which one plays most like pro v1x?

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    TM M6 Driver Hzrdus Red 6.0 (trimmed 1 inch with 10g weight)
    TM M6 3 wood Fujikura Atmos Orange 6S (trimmed 0.5 inch)
    TM M4 3 & 4 hybrids,
    Srixon U85 5 hybrid iron
    Srixon Z785 6-A irons in Nippon Modus 105 S
    Cleveland 588 RTX-3 54* & 58*
    Odyssey White Damascus #9HT
  • Oett11Oett11 Columbia MoMembers  156WRX Points: 44Handicap: 6.3Posts: 156 Fairways
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    On -, @Sunster said:

    Which one plays most like pro v1x?

    I play mainly the tour B xs and pro v1 and for me I get the same performance, i like the feel of the 2 balls. I'm sure someone with more knowledge and experience playing the pro v1x can provide better technical info on the balls. Different brand but the newer Srixon Z star XV and the Pro V1x, higher comp.

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    Taylormade SIm 9* RIPx 75 S tipped .75
    Callaway Mavrik SZ 15* Rogue White 70x
    Mizuno clk 19* Tensei Pro white 90
    Wilson Staff Model 4-pw X100 ss1
    Wilson Staff Model 50/56
    Odssey Stroke Lab #3 35

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    On -, @monks66 said:

    I have just started playing the BRX, and noticed Bridgestone balls are down in price. Is 2020 there new generation year the reason why?

    Yes there is a new BS ball soon to be released.They won't even talk about the model name but did say " yes".

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  • grm24grm24 Western PAMembers  4813WRX Points: 1,889Posts: 4,813 Titanium Tees
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    On -, @Sunster said:

    Which one plays most like pro v1x?

    Tour B X

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  • storm319storm319 USMembers  4466WRX Points: 600Posts: 4,466 Titanium Tees
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    On -, @Mahamilto said:

    Probably. They have a ~2y product cycle on their balls and it’s been ~2 years. This has been a very good product cycle for them; 35/dz is a great price.

    The current Tour B line hit retail in October 2017, but Bridgestone has been a bit inconsistent with their product cycles compared to some of the other OEMs (last B330 line hit retail March of 2016 which was ~18 months and I recall the 2008 version running for 3 years). But you are probably right that something new is coming soon given the price reduction.

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  • MahamiltoMahamilto NYCMembers  2311WRX Points: 355Handicap: ~5Posts: 2,311 Platinum Tees
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    Tour Bx has higher launch and lower spin with firmer feel. XS is lower launch, more spin, and softer.

    So they don’t quite align with the ProV1 and ProV1x, but if you like the ProV1x, try the tour bx first, it still spins a ton off wedges and is sooooooo long and low spin off woods.

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    Taylormade SIM - 9.75* - Tour ADDI 6x
    TaylorMade M5 - 14.25* - Tensei Orange 70x
    Callaway Apex 3h - 20* - Catalyst 80g 6.5
    Mizuno MP20 HMB - 4-PW - TTDG 120x
    Mizuno S18 - 50.07 & 54.08 - TTDG s300
    Callaway PM Grind - 64* - C-Taper 130x
    Scotty Cameron Phantom X 8.5
    Titleist Pro V1x, Bridgestone Tour BX
    Titleist Staff Stand Bag
  • MooMoo Members  612WRX Points: 226Handicap: 9Posts: 612 Golden Tee
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    Don't change the B XS. It perfect for my game. I love that ball.
    The only thing that could improve it is to get better paint adhesion or durability on the outer cosmetic layer.

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    Driver TS2 (first driver in 9 years that could out the trusty 910 D2)
    Mizuno MP 54 P-4
    Rogue 3 wood with Evenflow Blue (so easy to hit high and long...Evenflow rules!)
    Rogue 5 wood with Evenflow Blue
    Titleist 915 F 7 wood (the incredible Hedgehog...there is no turf that can stop the Hedgehog!)
    Miura 56 K
    Vokey gap and 62 M
    Ping Vault Ketsch 2.0
    Bridgestone B XS the ONLY ball I'll play.  It's sticky, like a sticky bun!
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    On -, @Cruisin1966 said:

    Darn it! With the exchange and shipping, no savings on these on this side of the 49th Parallel :(

    They were on sale here 2 weeks ago for $39.99 - a great price.

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    Srixon z785 9.5 Miyazaki Kuala 5544
    Taylor Made M6 14.5 Rocket Atmos
    Taylormade 5W SIM Diamana Limited Edition
    Taylor Made 3,4,5 GAP-HI Hybrids KBS 
    Srixon z785 6-PW Nippon Tour 105
    Cobra Black MIM 50, 54, 58 Nippon Tour 105
    Odyssey Highway 101 Limited Edition
    TP5X, Strike, AVX
  • 00steven00steven Northern MIMembers  300WRX Points: 178Handicap: 12.9Posts: 300 Greens
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    Tour Bxs is the best ball imo on market.

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    Driver: Taylormade M3  
    3 Wood: Taylormade M4
    3 Hybrid: Taylormade M4
    4 iron: Taylormade GAPR mid
    5/6:Titleist AP1 716 
    7-P Titleist AP2 716
    Wedges: 52/56 Titlest SM7 60 Titleist SM6
    Putter: Ping Sigma 2 Fetch
    Ball: Bridgestone Tour B XS
    Bag: Nike
  • crushingrcrushingr Members  89WRX Points: 43Handicap: 12Posts: 89 Fairways
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    Just ordered 2 dozen BXS to add to the dozen already waiting to get used. I tried to change to the new TP5 at the start of the season -- the BXS is just better for my game. Time to stock up!

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  • Cruisin1966Cruisin1966 Calgary, ABClubWRX  1165WRX Points: 340Handicap: 6.7Posts: 1,165 ClubWRX
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    On -, @Quasimoto said:

    On -, @Cruisin1966 said:

    Darn it! With the exchange and shipping, no savings on these on this side of the 49th Parallel :(

    They were on sale here 2 weeks ago for $39.99 - a great price.

    Here, where?

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    **Gamer Bag**
    Driver: Taylormade SIM Max @ 8º (9.5) w/ Fujikura Motore X F3 6S
    Fairway: Callaway Mavrik 4W @ 16.5º w/ ProjectX Evenflow Black 75S
    Hybrid: Titleist 818 H2 @ 20º w/ Atmos Blue HB TS 8S
    Irons: Miura 4-6 (TC-201), 7-PW (MB-101) w/ Mitsubishi MMT 105TX (ss*1)
    Wedges: Artisan Raw 51º, 56º, 61º
    Putter: Artisan 0117

    **Retro Bag**
    Driver: Ping G LS Tec 9º
    Fairway: Titleist 915F 3W 15º
    Hybrid: Cobra Baffler Pro 2H 18º
    Irons: Taylormade RAC Forged TP CB 3-PW
    Wedges: Wilson Staff FG Tour PMP 52º; Nike VR Pro Forged Brushed Oxide Raw 58º
    Putter: Cleveland Huntington Beach 1

  • QuasimotoQuasimoto Members  972WRX Points: 134Handicap: ?Posts: 972 Golden Tee
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    Golf Town, I bought 6 doz. It was a 1 day sale on a Saturday and got notified through the leader board program.

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    Srixon z785 9.5 Miyazaki Kuala 5544
    Taylor Made M6 14.5 Rocket Atmos
    Taylormade 5W SIM Diamana Limited Edition
    Taylor Made 3,4,5 GAP-HI Hybrids KBS 
    Srixon z785 6-PW Nippon Tour 105
    Cobra Black MIM 50, 54, 58 Nippon Tour 105
    Odyssey Highway 101 Limited Edition
    TP5X, Strike, AVX
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  • OldboyOldboy Members  2528WRX Points: 252Posts: 2,528 Titanium Tees
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    34.99 amazon

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  • Cruisin1966Cruisin1966 Calgary, ABClubWRX  1165WRX Points: 340Handicap: 6.7Posts: 1,165 ClubWRX
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    On -, @Quasimoto said:

    Golf Town, I bought 6 doz. It was a 1 day sale on a Saturday and got notified through the leader board program.

    Ah, must have missed that. My loss

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    **Gamer Bag**
    Driver: Taylormade SIM Max @ 8º (9.5) w/ Fujikura Motore X F3 6S
    Fairway: Callaway Mavrik 4W @ 16.5º w/ ProjectX Evenflow Black 75S
    Hybrid: Titleist 818 H2 @ 20º w/ Atmos Blue HB TS 8S
    Irons: Miura 4-6 (TC-201), 7-PW (MB-101) w/ Mitsubishi MMT 105TX (ss*1)
    Wedges: Artisan Raw 51º, 56º, 61º
    Putter: Artisan 0117

    **Retro Bag**
    Driver: Ping G LS Tec 9º
    Fairway: Titleist 915F 3W 15º
    Hybrid: Cobra Baffler Pro 2H 18º
    Irons: Taylormade RAC Forged TP CB 3-PW
    Wedges: Wilson Staff FG Tour PMP 52º; Nike VR Pro Forged Brushed Oxide Raw 58º
    Putter: Cleveland Huntington Beach 1

  • monks66monks66 Members  988WRX Points: 144Posts: 988 Golden Tee
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    i started playing the BRX, really like it , and the lower prices are sweet, i do want to try the BXS

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  • MahamiltoMahamilto NYCMembers  2311WRX Points: 355Handicap: ~5Posts: 2,311 Platinum Tees
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    PGATourSuperstore.com has $20 off any $100 purchase until 9/8 with free shipping over $99. The Tour B balls are INCLUDED in this offer!

    4 Dozen with Promo Code "Birthday20" costs $119 bucks before tax (and no tax if they don't have PGASS in your city)

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    Taylormade SIM - 9.75* - Tour ADDI 6x
    TaylorMade M5 - 14.25* - Tensei Orange 70x
    Callaway Apex 3h - 20* - Catalyst 80g 6.5
    Mizuno MP20 HMB - 4-PW - TTDG 120x
    Mizuno S18 - 50.07 & 54.08 - TTDG s300
    Callaway PM Grind - 64* - C-Taper 130x
    Scotty Cameron Phantom X 8.5
    Titleist Pro V1x, Bridgestone Tour BX
    Titleist Staff Stand Bag
  • Nixhex524Nixhex524 ClubWRX  4841WRX Points: 556Handicap: 3.2Posts: 4,841 ClubWRX
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    Love the BXS so much... great feel, control, distance... the durability is lacking a little though but for $35/dz I wouldn't care much. Amazon says "not available" but I am sure my Roger Dunn has them cheaper as well. Great ball.

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    Taylormade M6 9*
    Titleist 917f2 16.5* 
    Titleist 915h 21* 
    Srixon Z745 4-P
    Mizuno T20 50, 54, 58
    Taylormade Spider Tour red 34"

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  • jonnymc44jonnymc44 Manchester UKMembers  263WRX Points: 174Handicap: 5.3Posts: 263 Greens
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    On -, @Nixhex524 said:

    Love the BXS so much... great feel, control, distance... the durability is lacking a little though but for $35/dz I wouldn't care much. Amazon says "not available" but I am sure my Roger Dunn has them cheaper as well. Great ball.

    I've found the durability to be great, much better than Pro Vx + Chromesoft I have sleeves of in my bag. I picked up the Tiger version from UK and I can play 36+ holes without even a sniff of a scuff. If I were in US I would be hoarding them at the prices you guys are getting.

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  • third-times-a-charmthird-times-a-charm Members  3368WRX Points: 1,458Posts: 3,368 Titanium Tees
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    I'm kinda torn between the Tour XS and the TP5 right now, both great balls.

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    On -, @jonnymc44 said:

    On -, @Nixhex524 said:

    Love the BXS so much... great feel, control, distance... the durability is lacking a little though but for $35/dz I wouldn't care much. Amazon says "not available" but I am sure my Roger Dunn has them cheaper as well. Great ball.

    I've found the durability to be great, much better than Pro Vx + Chromesoft I have sleeves of in my bag. I picked up the Tiger version from UK and I can play 36+ holes without even a sniff of a scuff. If I were in US I would be hoarding them at the prices you guys are getting.

    If I don't hit it towards any trouble they are fine but I have caught a couple tree limbs last few rounds out, even a cart path or two and they are basically done... XVs don't do that for me, but I much prefer the feel and sound of the BXS. It's not enough to hold me back from playing them, just something I have noticed.

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    Taylormade M6 9*
    Titleist 917f2 16.5* 
    Titleist 915h 21* 
    Srixon Z745 4-P
    Mizuno T20 50, 54, 58
    Taylormade Spider Tour red 34"

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    On -, @Mahamilto said:

    PGATourSuperstore.com has $20 off any $100 purchase until 9/8 with free shipping over $99. The Tour B balls are INCLUDED in this offer!

    4 Dozen with Promo Code "Birthday20" costs $119 bucks before tax (and no tax if they don't have PGASS in your city)

    I hope to never have PGASS!

    Seriously, though... I broke my 1 ball 1 season rule and picked up a dozen of the Bridgestone BX simply because they were my #2 ball and only there due to price... I'm looking forward to finishing out my season with the BX. Sorry, Dean, I still love you.

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    13 Degree Adams Speedline with Aldila Alpha X
    18 Degree Adams A12 with Proforce X
    6-PW Adams CMB with Project X 6.0
    5 iron Sub70 639 CB with S400
    4 iron / utility Sub 70 699 with Proforce 85 gram X
    50, 54, 60 Vokeys
    Tank Counter Balance #7
    Driver and Putter are set for now. Wedges are safe for time being.

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