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I saw Mark Crossfield hit this on his Youtube channel and wanted to try it out. I was in Roger Dunn and picked up the 9.5 Stiff to check it out. It was super light, super fast and sounded great. Only drawback is the price $695. Anybody hit this? I know it is light but really a fun stick to hit. Gonna keep my eyes out for a sales or demo club.

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I have this Driver and hybrids. I love them and I can hit them farther than any other driver that I’ve used. I have a ss of 104 and I don’t have a problem going left with it. I have always preferred l

Killing my X 10.5 in stiff.  The best combo of distance, forgiveness and consistency in a driver I have ever played. Just sold my TSi3 which is a great driver but The XXIO X is just too easy to bomb a

I tried out a XXIO Eleven 7 wood and crushed it. I spent a lot on the rest of my bag so I didn't buy it at that point but I'm looking into it to round out the top of my bag as things progress this yea

Any idea how super premium clubs do in terms of holding their value?

i know the smaller brands tend to tank in value (I love buying cheap cobra drivers!) and the big three tend to hold value marginally better... I assume xxio holds it value best just due to lack of supply and premium buyers not participating in the secondary market.

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I did demo the X.  Nice looking, sets up great behind the ball, moderate sound and pretty easy to hit.  The shaft took some time to get used to and I hit some good drives with it BUT I am probably about 5 years away from getting the most out of it as I still swing about 105 which is 5 MPH over their suggested swing speed range.   Definitely worth demoing but at $699 demo before you buy.

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I wonder if Els's win last Sunday will boost sales? I believe XXIO is really meant for Asian market, but brought to USA in case any affluent senior golfers want to part with their money, great. TXG had a video on a XXIO 7w for a senior golfer.

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I have the XXIO Prime 9 Driver in the regular shaft. Picked up 20 yards and it is so easy to hit. Had the Epic before that. No comparison.For me it is a fairway machine. Bought it used on EBay. Love to try the fairway woods. Best driver I have ever hit. I am a senior golfer and now can reach those long par 4’s.

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48 minutes ago, EBE-GOLFIN said:

i had the XXIO black for a short period of time.. Cant really say as to WHY but I found it to be a HOOK machine.. Sold it... 

 

i can think of some reasons. 

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5 hours ago, EBE-GOLFIN said:

Like its me and not the club... 😃🤔

no. like it way too light and you are throwing it out in front of you. more weight lets the club fall behind you more. 

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Cobra F6 Baffler 17.5*

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quite a few of the older gents at my club have XXIO stuff, and word has got round they make good stuff for older guys, one fellow gave my his 5H to hit once, shaft felt like a wet noodle but it went dead straight and long, i was impressed as i wanted to dislike the "weird clubs for grandads with a funny name no one knows how to say".

 

another joker spent $5K (its expensive stuff here) on a full set Driver,3W or 5W, Hybrid, irons the lot maybe even a XXIO bag, says hes playing the best golf hes ever played & money well spent.

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On 8/9/2020 at 11:44 AM, Myherobobhope said:

Any idea how super premium clubs do in terms of holding their value?

i know the smaller brands tend to tank in value (I love buying cheap cobra drivers!) and the big three tend to hold value marginally better... I assume xxio holds it value best just due to lack of supply and premium buyers not participating in the secondary market.

If you use the PGA value guide the answer would be no. As in most cases the PGA value guide is pretty much a ripoff. If you sell it yourself then you will find they do retain a good portion of their orginal cost compared to other brands,

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I am in Palm Desert at my annual timeshare stay/golf extravaganza and brought an XXIO X 10.5 demo driver with me.  I will turn 64 and have lost a little swing speed but still manage to hit my 7 iron 165-170 while noticing a bit of distance loss with the driver. Coming from a PXG Proto X with Smoke 6.0 I was a bit skeptical but what the heck for a small fee being able to take the XXIO X for two weeks seemed like fun.  Well I just finished my round and am super impressed.  It's so easy to swing yet the shaft holds up to my aggressive downward move.  And the ball just goes.  It's long, it's high launch and it's consistent while being easier to hit than the PXG.  My only complaint is a bit of ballooning on a few thoughts when I went after it too aggressively.  I also think I would be better in an 9.5 and will be demoing that at a local store on a launch monitor while here.  Finally, the looks, sound and feel of the XXIO X are impressive!  Don't be afraid to give it a try.  I think you will be presently surprised.

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On 8/9/2020 at 11:44 AM, Myherobobhope said:

Any idea how super premium clubs do in terms of holding their value?

i know the smaller brands tend to tank in value (I love buying cheap cobra drivers!) and the big three tend to hold value marginally better... I assume xxio holds it value best just due to lack of supply and premium buyers not participating in the secondary market.

I don’t think drivers in general hold their value.  Putters sometimes if you get lucky.  

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6 hours ago, Malc said:

That's a statement. XXIO X taking down a TSi3.

It is and I was sober at the time I made it  And it's true for ME.  No doubt others won't have the same experience but in my hands (5 hcp) the XXIO X is the best driver I have hit and played in 2020.  And the list is quite long  - Sim, Sim Max, Mavrik (all 3 models), Cobra Speedzone (both models),  Titleist (Tsi2 and TSi3) and Ping G410 Max and LST.  If you asked me at the beginning of the year if I ever thought I would game an XXIO club I would have said never.  But I did demo using their demo program and after two weeks was sold.  

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On 1/3/2021 at 4:22 PM, Lobber said:

It is and I was sober at the time I made it  And it's true for ME.  No doubt others won't have the same experience but in my hands (5 hcp) the XXIO X is the best driver I have hit and played in 2020.  And the list is quite long  - Sim, Sim Max, Mavrik (all 3 models), Cobra Speedzone (both models),  Titleist (Tsi2 and TSi3) and Ping G410 Max and LST.  If you asked me at the beginning of the year if I ever thought I would game an XXIO club I would have said never.  But I did demo using their demo program and after two weeks was sold.  

Hi there, just out of interest do you know what your swingspeed is? I'm at 92mph playing off 7 hcp with my Epic Flash with hand crafted Evenflow and I've ordered a 9.5 reg not stiff, so just wanted a comparison to see if iIve ordered the right one! I've got a smooth tempo and hit up on the ball. Feedback would be appreciated. Thanks!

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