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Although it was a 9-hole scramble to start of league play, this was my first competive round of the year. Until today, all my rounds were practice rounds and I burned off left over Maxfli Rev Tours.

Having had good results with a sleeve of e6's in the fall, I wanted to try them out with the new TM 425 w/reax shaft. Over the past year, I have managed to get my SS up from 88mph to the high 90's and low 100's. (diet and exercise) Unfortunately, my low trajectory/low spin drive has become a high trajectory/high spin drive. Because I am still losing weight, I am not going to get lessons to "fix" it until I am finished.

As the "b" player, I would have expected to use my drive on 1-2 holes. Of 7 driving holes, we used my drive 4 times. On another hole, I had the longest drive but "c" hit a good drive and we had to take one of his. One drive was bad. On the remaining drive, my drive was closest to the longest but it trickled off the fairway onto a mound leaving an uneven lie.

Where the e6 really seemed to provide me a big benefit, the low spin helped me keep the ball in play in high winds. While the "a" player sent his ProV1's all over kingdom come, the e6 held it's line very well.

The longest drive. Our "a" player blasted one downwind and center cut the fairway. I followed up with a drive 3 yards longer, center cut, at 281 yards (very long for me), landing area pitches uphill and allows zero roll.

The best drive. Dead into the heavy wind - I blasted one right down the center at 235 yards. Given the wind and my high ballflight, I figured a 200yard drive would be about the best I could do. I firmly believe a higher spin ball would have ballooned.

I love this ball/clubhead combination. Best of all, the price of e6 is affordable.
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