Bridgestone Golf Tour B 2020 Lineup

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  • iceman1118iceman1118 NortheastMembers  151WRX Points: 69Handicap: 7Posts: 151 Fairways
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    I am in the same boat as you. Driver SS ranges 110-113 and I needed a ball change when I got fit last year. Ended up coming down to TP5X and BStone BX. The BX just felt like a rock and I prefer a firmer ball. Performance for me was pretty close between the two balls but I could not get over the harsh feel. I also have about a dozen TP5X remaining and if the reviews are positive I may give a dozen or two a shot for a bit and see how it goes. But the TM balls really are good, I have made a few ProV1 users try them and they have switched.

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    Driver: TaylorMade M6 Hazardous Smoke 6.5 X
    3 Wood: TaylorMade M6 Hazardous Smoke 6.5 X
    Driving Iron: TaylorMade UDI Hazardous Smoke 6.0 S
    Irons: TaylorMade P790 4 - AW KBS C Taper 130 X
    Wedges: TaylorMade Hi Toe Copper 54.10/58.10 KBS C Taper 120 S
    Putter: TaylorMade Spider X
    Ball: TaylorMade TP5X
    Handicap: 7.4

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  • dhen9dhen9 Members  805WRX Points: 158Posts: 805 Golden Tee
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    Really excited but confused as a 96 moh driver swing and a picker (less than perfect swing) golfer WHAT THE **** BALL DO I USE TO REPLACE MY PRO V1?

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  • tbrumbeloe13tbrumbeloe13 GeorgiaMembers  718WRX Points: 112Handicap: +0.2Posts: 718 Golden Tee
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    Probably one of the RX models. If you want more spin, RXS. More distance and less spin, RX.

    I'd check this out to get an idea: https://www.bridgestonegolf.com/en-us/find-my-ball/ball-selector-tool

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  • dhen9dhen9 Members  805WRX Points: 158Posts: 805 Golden Tee
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    Thanks. The ball fitting tool keeps recommending the non RX models and they don't have ball fitting events up for 2020 in the Midwest yet. Thanks.

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  • Twin2LTwin2L Members  259WRX Points: 206Handicap: 10.0Posts: 259 Greens
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    I found that the new on line fitting tool seems to suggest the B-Stone equivalent to the ball you are currently playing. If I list a z-star at 104, it suggests the XS. If I list the BRX, it suggests BRX with only current ball being changed.

    At 96, I think you’ll find a sweet spot with one of the RX models as tbrumbeloe13 suggests.

    when they come out, pick up a sleeve and give them a try

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    Wishon 575MMC Forged 4-A Superlight steel S
    PING Glide 3.0 Eye2  54* & 60*
    PING Anser X MgBr milled face putter
  • ShadrachShadrach Members  188WRX Points: 87Posts: 188 Fairways
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    Twin2L wrote "I found that the new on line fitting tool seems to suggest the B-Stone equivalent to the ball you are currently playing."

    That is my experience in general with the fitting tools of all the companies, unless you're currently playing just the most egregiously wrong ball for you on the planet.

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  • Jack_HJack_H Today was a good day... south carolinaMembers  30767WRX Points: 7,050Handicap: NONEPosts: 30,767 Titanium Tees
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    So when will these drop and be for sale ?

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    TM SIM max 10.8 Fuji Ventus red 6x 
    Ping G410 15.5* Graphite Design ADDI 8x
    Ping G410 21* ADDI 105x 
    Ping Blueprint  3- PW   Modus 130X 
    Artisan Raw  53 59 s400
    Cameron GSS 1.5 009. Sound slot,  tungsten weights. 


  • MitchellMitchell Members  5638WRX Points: 471Posts: 5,638 Titanium Tees
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    Titleist 910d3 9.5* (d4 surefit) Motore Speeder TS 7.3
    Titleist 917f2 16.5* (b2 surefit) Motore Speeder TS 8.3
    Titleist 818 h1 21* (a2 surefit) Atmos blue TS 8
    Titleist 962b 3-pw s400 
    Vokey sm7 raw M 54* s400
    Vokey 260-10 C-C raw 60 s400
    Odyssey White Hot Pro #2
  • Jack_HJack_H Today was a good day... south carolinaMembers  30767WRX Points: 7,050Handicap: NONEPosts: 30,767 Titanium Tees
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    Thanks. Guess I know what I’m getting for Valentine’s Day then !

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    TM SIM max 10.8 Fuji Ventus red 6x 
    Ping G410 15.5* Graphite Design ADDI 8x
    Ping G410 21* ADDI 105x 
    Ping Blueprint  3- PW   Modus 130X 
    Artisan Raw  53 59 s400
    Cameron GSS 1.5 009. Sound slot,  tungsten weights. 


  • monks66monks66 Members  854WRX Points: 96Posts: 854 Golden Tee
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    i play the current BRX, I will definitely try the new BRX to see how they have changed.....I am gettijng the current BRX dirt cheap right now

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  • flushemflushem Members  1975WRX Points: 372Handicap: 11.5Posts: 1,975 Platinum Tees
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    I got new BXS prototype. Can't wait to try them on course on Friday.


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  • MBBGMBBG South of ChicagolandMembers  1684WRX Points: 213Posts: 1,684 Platinum Tees
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    Will def give these a go. Just not sure which ones to play.

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    ONOFF Labospec 358 — Tour AD TP6X
    Titleist TS2 16.5* — Kuro Kage XM 80X
    Mizuno MP-20 HMB/MB—MITSUBISHI MMT 105/125
    Mizuno T20 50* and 55* — MITSUBISHI MMT 125
    Seven ST 61* Black Boron — MCI Black 125 Wedge
    Epon Ltd Edition I-33 — Matrix Ozik PZ-125 Shaft 
  • StanksStanks Everything I post is confrontational Members  1747WRX Points: 249Handicap: ?Posts: 1,747 Platinum Tees
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    Soft lovers go XS. Marble appreciators go X. You can't go wrong with either.

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  • monks66monks66 Members  854WRX Points: 96Posts: 854 Golden Tee
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    would love to try the new BXS, but concerned about higher spin off driver and irons

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  • G-BoneG-Bone Better than most... Members  2757WRX Points: 238Handicap: 6.4Posts: 2,757 Titanium Tees
    Joined:  edited Feb 12, 2020 1:02pm #76

    Not sure if it’s the new cover technology, a core adjustment or both... but the B X is no longer a marble. I could not get over the feel of the previous versions of B X but the 2020 is the softest version by far.

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    • TaylorMade SIM Driver 8º ~ GD Tour AD IZ-6s
    • TaylorMade M5 Fairway 14º & 19º ~ GD Tour AD IZ-7s
    • Titleist U•510 4 Iron ~ Project X HZRDUS Black 6.0
    • Epon by Endo AF-505 5 – PW Irons ~ Project X 6.0 blackout
    • Ping Glide 2.0 Stealth Wedge 50/SS (51º) ~ Project X 6.0 blackout
    • Ping Glide 2.0 Stealth Wedge 56/SS (57º) &  60/SS (63º) Tour 'SG' Grind ~ Project X 6.0 SS blackout
    • Titleist Scotty Cameron Circle T Del Mar Buttonback Select Tour Prototype (A026140) 
    • Bridgestone Tour B X (2020)
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    I look forward to being proven wrong. Can’t wait to try them

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  • Go_Blue!Go_Blue! HAIL! Members  1635WRX Points: 168Posts: 1,635 Platinum Tees
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    Same. I will give the new line a shot, but am skeptical that the feel has changed that drastically. Very interested to see how the X and XS play.

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    8.5* Ping G400 LST w/ Tensei Blue 60TX
    15* TM M1 w/ Rogue Silver X
    19* Bridgestone J36
    4-PW Srixon Z745 w/ TTDG X100
    52.12 F, 56.14 F, 60.10 S Titleist SM6
    Taylormade Spider Tour Black
    Srixon Z Star XV
  • bryanwmilburnbryanwmilburn Members  1459WRX Points: 55Posts: 1,459 Platinum Tees
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    Count me in as well! Love performance of BX but hard to get past the feel on the driver. Just feels “heavy”.

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    Driver: Ping G410 LST 9 w/ Accra RPG 762 M5+
    3 wood: Ping G410 LST 14.5 w/ Aldila NV 75X
    Hybrid: Ping G410 19 w/ Aldila NV 85X
    Irons: Srixon Z785 5-PW with Nippon 130X, Titleist U510 4 iron w/ UST Recoil 110X
    Wedges: Cleveland RTX 4 50, 54, 58 w/ KBS 610 S+
    Putter: Scotty Cameron Phantom 12.5
    Ball: Snell MTB Black/Bridgestone Tour BX
  • G-BoneG-Bone Better than most... Members  2757WRX Points: 238Handicap: 6.4Posts: 2,757 Titanium Tees
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    Can't wait to hear your reports after you give the 2020 BX a try. I was shocked by the feel as well.

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    • TaylorMade SIM Driver 8º ~ GD Tour AD IZ-6s
    • TaylorMade M5 Fairway 14º & 19º ~ GD Tour AD IZ-7s
    • Titleist U•510 4 Iron ~ Project X HZRDUS Black 6.0
    • Epon by Endo AF-505 5 – PW Irons ~ Project X 6.0 blackout
    • Ping Glide 2.0 Stealth Wedge 50/SS (51º) ~ Project X 6.0 blackout
    • Ping Glide 2.0 Stealth Wedge 56/SS (57º) &  60/SS (63º) Tour 'SG' Grind ~ Project X 6.0 SS blackout
    • Titleist Scotty Cameron Circle T Del Mar Buttonback Select Tour Prototype (A026140) 
    • Bridgestone Tour B X (2020)
  • bryanwmilburnbryanwmilburn Members  1459WRX Points: 55Posts: 1,459 Platinum Tees
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    Did you compare to the BXS? I’m wondering how either of those compare to the AVX. The low launch characteristics of that ball seems to really help me.

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    Driver: Ping G410 LST 9 w/ Accra RPG 762 M5+
    3 wood: Ping G410 LST 14.5 w/ Aldila NV 75X
    Hybrid: Ping G410 19 w/ Aldila NV 85X
    Irons: Srixon Z785 5-PW with Nippon 130X, Titleist U510 4 iron w/ UST Recoil 110X
    Wedges: Cleveland RTX 4 50, 54, 58 w/ KBS 610 S+
    Putter: Scotty Cameron Phantom 12.5
    Ball: Snell MTB Black/Bridgestone Tour BX
  • G-BoneG-Bone Better than most... Members  2757WRX Points: 238Handicap: 6.4Posts: 2,757 Titanium Tees
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    I did not try the BXS. The low spin characteristics of BX is why I enjoy this ball, so never gave it's spinny brother a run. Also, I have never played AVX, just V1.

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    • TaylorMade SIM Driver 8º ~ GD Tour AD IZ-6s
    • TaylorMade M5 Fairway 14º & 19º ~ GD Tour AD IZ-7s
    • Titleist U•510 4 Iron ~ Project X HZRDUS Black 6.0
    • Epon by Endo AF-505 5 – PW Irons ~ Project X 6.0 blackout
    • Ping Glide 2.0 Stealth Wedge 50/SS (51º) ~ Project X 6.0 blackout
    • Ping Glide 2.0 Stealth Wedge 56/SS (57º) &  60/SS (63º) Tour 'SG' Grind ~ Project X 6.0 SS blackout
    • Titleist Scotty Cameron Circle T Del Mar Buttonback Select Tour Prototype (A026140) 
    • Bridgestone Tour B X (2020)
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  • bryanwmilburnbryanwmilburn Members  1459WRX Points: 55Posts: 1,459 Platinum Tees
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    Good to know! I’ll pick up a sleeve for my round next Saturday. Thanks!

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    Driver: Ping G410 LST 9 w/ Accra RPG 762 M5+
    3 wood: Ping G410 LST 14.5 w/ Aldila NV 75X
    Hybrid: Ping G410 19 w/ Aldila NV 85X
    Irons: Srixon Z785 5-PW with Nippon 130X, Titleist U510 4 iron w/ UST Recoil 110X
    Wedges: Cleveland RTX 4 50, 54, 58 w/ KBS 610 S+
    Putter: Scotty Cameron Phantom 12.5
    Ball: Snell MTB Black/Bridgestone Tour BX
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  • Phil_I_am 84Phil_I_am 84 Members  159WRX Points: 59Posts: 159 Fairways
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    According to the TXG test they've made some changes and it's spinning about the same off the driver as the X

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    • Titleist TS3 Driver
    • Adams XTD Black Super Hybrid 15* Hybrid
    • TaylorMade RBZ 19* Hybrid
    • Calaway Rogue 5 Iron
    • Cleveland 588 CB 5-7 MB 8-PW Irons
    • Cleveland RTX 4 52, 56, 60 Wedges
    • Cleveland Huntington Beach #11 Putter
    • Bridgestone X Ball
  • OldboyOldboy Members  2506WRX Points: 244Posts: 2,506 Titanium Tees
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    so the x is softer like the xs was and the xs spins less like the x .... soooo .. they perform the same? don't get me wrong i used the tour b x all season .. plan to stay with the brand just wondering should i give the xs a shot now?

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  • GooseHookGooseHook Keep it Fraiche Members  11938WRX Points: 455Posts: 11,938 Titanium Tees
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    I would say it's close enough now that you can pick one of the two based off of how much spin you need with your wedges. I will stay with BX because the firmer balls tend to launch higher off of the driver.

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    SIM 9.0°, Atmos Black 7x
    Flash SZ 18°, VTS Silver 8x
    Mizuno MP Fli Hi 21°, Recoil 110

    X Forged '18  5-P, PX 6.5
    MD Forged 50/54/58
    SM6 62M

    Cleveland Huntington Beach SOFT 11s
    Tour BX



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  • StanksStanks Everything I post is confrontational Members  1747WRX Points: 249Handicap: ?Posts: 1,747 Platinum Tees
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    The only thing I haven't really heard about is the cover durability. No BS, I'm finishing up the last of my BXS stock and someone did make a thread about how long their BXS ball would last. The cover was absolutely solid. Easily the most robust for a "tour urethane" model. I'd say equal to the ProV1 and Z-Star which both just held up very well through the rounds. So, I'm looking forward to learning about the new product more. .

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  • G-BoneG-Bone Better than most... Members  2757WRX Points: 238Handicap: 6.4Posts: 2,757 Titanium Tees
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    Haha... I see your point.

    The 2020 BX is softer than last years BX; but not as soft as last years BXs or this years BXs.

    The 2020 BX and BXs have similar driver spin. However, the BX is slightly longer because it’s a firmer faster ball.

    The 2020 BX spins less with mid and short irons when compared to BXs. (Some are saying 2020 BXs has more mid and short iron spin than any ball on the market)

    Like with driver, BX and BXs have similar green side spin. However the BXs still has more.

    Hope this clears things up a bit.

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    • TaylorMade SIM Driver 8º ~ GD Tour AD IZ-6s
    • TaylorMade M5 Fairway 14º & 19º ~ GD Tour AD IZ-7s
    • Titleist U•510 4 Iron ~ Project X HZRDUS Black 6.0
    • Epon by Endo AF-505 5 – PW Irons ~ Project X 6.0 blackout
    • Ping Glide 2.0 Stealth Wedge 50/SS (51º) ~ Project X 6.0 blackout
    • Ping Glide 2.0 Stealth Wedge 56/SS (57º) &  60/SS (63º) Tour 'SG' Grind ~ Project X 6.0 SS blackout
    • Titleist Scotty Cameron Circle T Del Mar Buttonback Select Tour Prototype (A026140) 
    • Bridgestone Tour B X (2020)
  • wam78wam78 Members  674WRX Points: 198Handicap: NAPosts: 674 Golden Tee
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    I've been playing the 330s and xs for the past couple of years. Tested the x last season as well. The xs is an awesome ball, but I agree was getting a little too much spin on my driver and 3 wood. The issue I had with the x was the feel on the short game. Felt a little too firm on delicate pitch shots and off of the putter face. Off the driver and fairway wood it felt great. Very intrigued in trying the new xs.

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    Ts3 8.5* Fujikura Motore Speeder vc 6.2
    Ts3 15*  Mitsubishi Diamana S+ Blue Board 70s set at C1
    U500 2 Iron Hazardous Smoke 6.5
    Bridgestone Tour B JGR h2 4i Modus 120s 
    Bridgestone Tour B X-CB 5-pw Modus 120s
    SM8 50.8F, 54.10S, 58.10S Modus 125 Wedge
    Toulon Las Vegas KBS CT Tour Black Matte Shaft, Iomic Mid Classic
    Tour B XS
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  • endyendy Members  3574WRX Points: 260Posts: 3,574 Titanium Tees
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    Kuchar sitting on top of the leaderboard 3 clear of the field playing the new Tour B X ball on release day...OK OK

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    Srixon Z785 9.5* Fuji Ventus 7X
    Srixon F85 13.5* Atmos Black TS 8TX
    Srixon H85 19* Oban Kiyoshi Black 90X
    Srixon Z785 4-PW KBS $-Taper 130X
    Cleveland RTX-4 50/54/60 TI S400
    Toulon Garage Columbus
    Srixon Z-Star XV
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