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I've hit the Halo and Nike's standard hybrid and I also thought the Halo was better. Maybe the Nike Tour version is better, but the standard Nike hybrid was not as forgiving as the Halo or several others such as Ping, Cobra baffler, or Taylormade rescue ( I hit just about all brands at a local demo day).

 

The ball flight of the 23 degree Halo I hit was high & penetrating, but not ballooning. I thought it was the straightest of those mentioned above with the Ping a close 2nd. I plan to get a halo for myself.

 

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Bluebear

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I've hit the Halo and Nike's standard hybrid and I also thought the Halo was better. Maybe the Nike Tour version is better, but the standard Nike hybrid was not as forgiving as the Halo or several others such as Ping, Cobra baffler, or Taylormade rescue ( I hit just about all brands at a local demo day).

 

The ball flight of the 23 degree Halo I hit was high & penetrating, but not ballooning. I thought it was the straightest of those mentioned above with the Ping a close 2nd. I plan to get a halo for myself.

 

Good luck,

Bluebear

 

 

Hard to Believe that the Nike Slingshot standard is less forgiving? It's practically a fairway wood?

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I have #2 Slingshot Tour hybrid that i reshafted with Rifle flighted 6.0... Wow... Yesterday I pulled it out on par 4 hole and bombed it over huge tree and almost went into the creek that cut across the fairway, maybe 230,240 yards away? I was trying to hit it about 210 yards. It was the most perfect shot I've ever hit with it...

 

i swear the slingshot tour was designed for a rifle shaft. i swaped the stock dgsl s300 for a rifle 6.0 it is an awesome club. i've actually had distance problems with it because i end up hitting farther that i think i can.

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I put the Halo down and I just feel confident that I can hit any shot I want. Sets up perfect and feels great. And this is from a fan of Nike equipment.

PING G400 Max 10.5° (+)
PING G430 fairway 18° (F-), Alta CB S
PING G430 hybrid 22° (F-), Alta CB S
PING i530 5-U, DG Mid 115 S300
PING s159 54°-W (bent 52°), 58°-B, DG Mid 115 S300
PING Serene B60, KBS CT Tour, 35"
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