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Looking to get some ideas on the best ball for the money. So far we have:

 

Srixon Q Star - 50 for $43.99 shipped

TM TP Red\Red LDP - 100 for $79.99 shipped

TM TP Black\Black LDP - 100 for $79.99 shipped

TM Penta TP - 50 for $58.99 shipped

 

I have found good deals on all of these on LGB. Just wondering what everyone's thoughts are on these and if you have any other suggestions that can compete. I know a lot of people have thrown around the Gamer V2, but those are increasingly hard to find and DSG is killing them from what I have read.

Callaway Rogue SZ 10.5* W/ Matrix F7M2
Tour Edge Exotics XCG7 Beta 16.5* W/ Matrix F7M2 Proto

Adams Super LS 19* W/ Kuro Kage 80
Royal Collection Tour VS 5-PW W/ Aldila RIP Tour 115
Taylormade RAC Satin 50 + 54 W/ Aldila RIP Tour 115
MaxFli CrossBax 3.0 (#9 Style)
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Ball - Taylormade RBZ Urethane
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These are all good deals, but the best ball for the money is the one you play best and can afford. Personally I find the Penta TP to play -enough- like the Lethal to choose it at 1/4 the price for casual play. I probably would have jumped on the Blacks or Reds, but I don't like the 'mix' idea very much. One ball, please.

And all of my play is currently casual, so that works well.

Once the Lethal is available for $20/dozen in good shape, you'll have a hard time finding them before I do. :)

Edited to add one last thought: These are all available on good ol' eBay in smaller quantities, often at better deals. If you're not sure which ball is best, why not grab a dozen of each?

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Best balls are any tour AAAAA ball on eBay.

I still don't know how stores sell brand new ProV1 for 50.00 when for that price you can get 3 dozen AAAAA

Which is basically brand new with maybe some player markings

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Fairway - TaylorMade RBZ 3 wood - 14.5°
Hybrid - TaylorMade RBZ 5 wood - 19°
Irons - PING i15 - 4 - PW / UW
Wedges - Taylormade MG2 54° / Hi Toe 58°
Putter - Cameron Newport 2 custom

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[quote name='kjbowen' timestamp='1368282359' post='7011570']
Best balls are any tour AAAAA ball on eBay.

I still don't know how stores sell brand new ProV1 for 50.00 when for that price you can get 3 dozen AAAAA

Which is basically brand new with maybe some player markings
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Agreed. It does not make sense to pay full price, unless these people really like the packaging that much.

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New hex chrome xouts, 19.99 dozen

Callaway Mavrik 10.5 rogue Ventus black 6x/Sim 10.5 ventus black 7x

Titleist u510 16 1 iron ventus black 10x /udi 2 iron 130x
Sim ti 3 ventus black 7x

Sim ti 5 ventus black 8x 

ram 7 wood x100
5-gw Wishon eq1-nx single length

Cleveland cbx2 wedges x100 52/56/60
Callaway tank
Taylormade tp5x

(Just had a shoulder replaced and I am buying clubs for my fantasy bag).

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[quote name='bigmoneyp' timestamp='1368369003' post='7016940']
I don't buy used balls but as far as new balls go for my game the best deal is the TM Burner TP. A double dozen cost $26.99 and its a great 3 piece ball.
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Off-topic only slightly: Why not any used balls? From what I see, for $27 you could get a double-dozen of any number of 2011-2012 premium balls in mint condition. V1/V1x will run you more, but if you're playing the Burner TP you could get twice the ball for your money, or twice the balls for your money.

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[quote name='devan' timestamp='1368276477' post='7011270']
Where do you find the Q star for that price?
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Lostgolfballs.com on their eBay page. Shipping was free vs 7.99 a dozen on their site and charging about 13 for shipping.

[quote name='Masque' timestamp='1368230559' post='7009400']
These are all good deals, but the best ball for the money is the one you play best and can afford. Personally I find the Penta TP to play -enough- like the Lethal to choose it at 1/4 the price for casual play. I probably would have jumped on the Blacks or Reds, but I don't like the 'mix' idea very much. One ball, please.

And all of my play is currently casual, so that works well.

Once the Lethal is available for $20/dozen in good shape, you'll have a hard time finding them before I do. :)

Edited to add one last thought: These are all available on good ol' eBay in smaller quantities, often at better deals. If you're not sure which ball is best, why not grab a dozen of each?
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I just happened to be in target this weekend and found a dozen of the TP black LDP in "refurbished" for 9.99. Mint balls and they performed exactly like a brand new TP black LDP. I don't usually buy refurbished, but these were a steal just for a test.

Callaway Rogue SZ 10.5* W/ Matrix F7M2
Tour Edge Exotics XCG7 Beta 16.5* W/ Matrix F7M2 Proto

Adams Super LS 19* W/ Kuro Kage 80
Royal Collection Tour VS 5-PW W/ Aldila RIP Tour 115
Taylormade RAC Satin 50 + 54 W/ Aldila RIP Tour 115
MaxFli CrossBax 3.0 (#9 Style)
Bag - Honma Mini Staff
Ball - Taylormade RBZ Urethane
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[quote name='Masque' timestamp='1368379327' post='7017634']
[quote name='bigmoneyp' timestamp='1368369003' post='7016940']
I don't buy used balls but as far as new balls go for my game the best deal is the TM Burner TP. A double dozen cost $26.99 and its a great 3 piece ball.
[/quote]

Off-topic only slightly: Why not any used balls? From what I see, for $27 you could get a double-dozen of any number of 2011-2012 premium balls in mint condition. V1/V1x will run you more, but if you're playing the Burner TP you could get twice the ball for your money, or twice the balls for your money.
[/quote]

I don't buy used balls either. Don't see the point when FG Tour's are $15/dozen. There are often other deals too. Couple months ago Z-stars were three dozen for $55. Why buy recycled balls when deals like these exist?

Ping G400 Max driver w/Aldila Rogue 125 Silver 60S
Cobra (Lexi blue) F7 5 wood w/Aldila Rogue Black 70S
Cobra (Lexi blue) F7 Hybrid w/Aldila Kuro Kage 80S
Ping G410 irons w/Recoil 95S
Ping Glide 55/60 wedges w/Recoil 110S
Ping Anser/Arna putter - the "real deal!"

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[quote name='Nessism' timestamp='1368741074' post='7049716']
[quote name='Masque' timestamp='1368379327' post='7017634']
[quote name='bigmoneyp' timestamp='1368369003' post='7016940']
I don't buy used balls but as far as new balls go for my game the best deal is the TM Burner TP. A double dozen cost $26.99 and its a great 3 piece ball.
[/quote]

Off-topic only slightly: Why not any used balls? From what I see, for $27 you could get a double-dozen of any number of 2011-2012 premium balls in mint condition. V1/V1x will run you more, but if you're playing the Burner TP you could get twice the ball for your money, or twice the balls for your money.
[/quote]

I don't buy used balls either. Don't see the point when FG Tour's are $15/dozen. There are often other deals too. Couple months ago Z-stars were three dozen for $55. Why buy recycled balls when deals like these exist?
[/quote]

Anyway to get the fg tour blems without paying shipping ?

Cobra Speedzone Xtreme 12*

Callaway Epic Flash 7w

Exotics Trilogy 5h / Xrail 5h -1"

Ping i200 6-GW

Cleveland CBX Full Face 56/60

Callaway Sure Out 64

Bettinardi BB29

Titleist ProV1x Yellow

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[quote name='newjedi' timestamp='1368378025' post='7017550']
Best ball period for money would be the FG Tour Blemish from BudgetGolf run about $15 a dozen and come in white or yellow.

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I agree. They're awesome as it is and even better when you factor in price.

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MP64 4-7/ MP4 8-PW (6-PW 1*weak)/ DG X7
Cleveland RTX4 50,56,60/ Tour Raw S400
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[quote name='erock9174' timestamp='1368745884' post='7050070']
[quote name='Nessism' timestamp='1368741074' post='7049716']
[quote name='Masque' timestamp='1368379327' post='7017634']
[quote name='bigmoneyp' timestamp='1368369003' post='7016940']
I don't buy used balls but as far as new balls go for my game the best deal is the TM Burner TP. A double dozen cost $26.99 and its a great 3 piece ball.
[/quote]

Off-topic only slightly: Why not any used balls? From what I see, for $27 you could get a double-dozen of any number of 2011-2012 premium balls in mint condition. V1/V1x will run you more, but if you're playing the Burner TP you could get twice the ball for your money, or twice the balls for your money.
[/quote]

I don't buy used balls either. Don't see the point when FG Tour's are $15/dozen. There are often other deals too. Couple months ago Z-stars were three dozen for $55. Why buy recycled balls when deals like these exist?
[/quote]

Anyway to get the fg tour blems without paying shipping ?
[/quote]

http://www.budgetgolf.com/Wilson-Staff-FG-Tour-Blemish-Ball.html
http://www.budgetgolf.com/Wilson-FG-Tour-Blemished-YELLOW-Golf-Balls.html

$15 per dozen, free shipping for orders over $100 which would be 7 dozen.

These are a FANTASTIC ball by the way. I was on a golf weekend in WV last weekend and played them for the first time and loved the control I had with all clubs.

[url="http://shortpar4.refr.cc/PMQTDDG"]Golf goodies[/url]

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[quote name='Masque' timestamp='1368379327' post='7017634']
[quote name='bigmoneyp' timestamp='1368369003' post='7016940']
I don't buy used balls but as far as new balls go for my game the best deal is the TM Burner TP. A double dozen cost $26.99 and its a great 3 piece ball.
[/quote]

Off-topic only slightly: Why not any used balls? From what I see, for $27 you could get a double-dozen of any number of 2011-2012 premium balls in mint condition. V1/V1x will run you more, but if you're playing the Burner TP you could get twice the ball for your money, or twice the balls for your money.
[/quote]

I don't need more spin because my game doesn't depend on it. I don't play used balls because they all come from water and the woods. I don't need any of those unlucky balls making their way into my bag.

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^^^ Yes, it's why I'm on my fourth set of irons in four years - we all know it's the arrow's fault.....

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MacGregor Jeff Sheets 52* GW
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Titleist Vokey Oil Can 60* LW
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[quote name='Masque' timestamp='1368379327' post='7017634']
[quote name='bigmoneyp' timestamp='1368369003' post='7016940']
I don't buy used balls but as far as new balls go for my game the best deal is the TM Burner TP. A double dozen cost $26.99 and its a great 3 piece ball.
[/quote]

Off-topic only slightly: Why not any used balls? From what I see, for $27 you could get a double-dozen of any number of 2011-2012 premium balls in mint condition. V1/V1x will run you more, but if you're playing the Burner TP you could get twice the ball for your money, or twice the balls for your money.
[/quote]I know that I don't buy them used because while they may not have any marks, they could have been sitting at the bottom of a pond for a few months.

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[quote name='dffjunior' timestamp='1368838504' post='7056888']


[url="http://www.budgetgolf.com/Wilson-Staff-FG-Tour-Blemish-Ball.html"]http://www.budgetgol...emish-Ball.html[/url]
[url="http://www.budgetgolf.com/Wilson-FG-Tour-Blemished-YELLOW-Golf-Balls.html"]http://www.budgetgol...Golf-Balls.html[/url]

$15 per dozen, free shipping for orders over $100 which would be 7 dozen.

These are a FANTASTIC ball by the way. I was on a golf weekend in WV last weekend and played them for the first time and loved the control I had with all clubs.
[/quote]Are these a mix of FG Tours and X's? Can you get only the FG Tour X in blemished?

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I'm certain that urethane is waterproof. All used balls I've weighed come in at 46g, just like new ones. Groups of 10 weigh in at 460g, just like new groups of 10. It is possible that I've managed to only get balls collected from golf courses in the Sahara, but I suspect some were muddy for a while….

The balata days are over, folks.

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[quote name='Masque' timestamp='1369066516' post='7069260']
I'm certain that urethane is waterproof. All used balls I've weighed come in at 46g, just like new ones. Groups of 10 weigh in at 460g, just like new groups of 10. It is possible that I've managed to only get balls collected from golf courses in the Sahara, but I suspect some were muddy for a while….

The balata days are over, folks.
[/quote]

Maybe not the best study in the world, but enough to keep me buying new balls.

[url="http://www.hkprogolf.com/water_balls.html"]http://www.hkprogolf.com/water_balls.html[/url]

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[quote name='Noles' timestamp='1369066205' post='7069222']
[quote name='dffjunior' timestamp='1368838504' post='7056888']
[url="http://www.budgetgolf.com/Wilson-Staff-FG-Tour-Blemish-Ball.html"]http://www.budgetgol...emish-Ball.html[/url]
[url="http://www.budgetgolf.com/Wilson-FG-Tour-Blemished-YELLOW-Golf-Balls.html"]http://www.budgetgol...Golf-Balls.html[/url]

$15 per dozen, free shipping for orders over $100 which would be 7 dozen.

These are a FANTASTIC ball by the way. I was on a golf weekend in WV last weekend and played them for the first time and loved the control I had with all clubs.
[/quote]Are these a mix of FG Tours and X's? Can you get only the FG Tour X in blemished?
[/quote]
They seem to only be simple FG Tour. I haven't seen any X's in the 15 dozen I have looked through.

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