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@  ROBOPTI : (17 October 2014 - 03:05 PM) BSGers - Fellow member & Cally Kings of Distance member Fraketrain needs our help !!! - For a spot in the Guiness Book of World Records http://www.guinnessw...ote-now!-61189/
@  Quantum : (17 October 2014 - 05:56 AM) Can you compare veylix 988 to GD DI 95 hybrid? Also veylix 888 to Fuji speeder 757?
@  J13 : (15 October 2014 - 06:11 AM) Congrats Robo I have it DVR'ed to watch can't wait. Well DONE !!!!!
@  ROBOPTI : (14 October 2014 - 11:14 AM) 1st episode of the REMAX WLDC is TONIGHT at 9PM CST ... Tune in and look for XPHLEXXX !!! ... Our Team had a GREAT showing !!!!
@  ROBOPTI : (14 October 2014 - 11:13 AM) 2014 REMAX WORLD LONG DRIVER CHAMIONSHIP pics going up longdrive section - and I have a TON !!!!!!!!!!!! more
@  ROBOPTI : (10 October 2014 - 07:45 AM) Posted Image ... WHAT IS UP !!! .. Gang - Been away for a while ... But - I AM BACK !!!! .. And I Have an insane amount of photos & info to share. Here we go !!!
@  BingHogan : (08 October 2014 - 10:29 AM) They still have a few I 20's on the shelf. Just need somethin' until all the new drivers come out next spring.
@  J13 : (07 October 2014 - 07:50 AM) I"m using an I25 now love it but the G30 LST is coming around January
@  BingHogan : (07 October 2014 - 12:08 AM) So, is the Ping I 25 dead!? Loved the I 20 with the K.
@  BingHogan : (05 October 2014 - 09:27 PM) Saw him hit a putter 280! Then saw him play and putted -- 280... :rolleyes:
@  youngwaldo : (05 October 2014 - 11:12 AM) Yes it is, but we can give him a break because its just for show.
@  Shambles : (05 October 2014 - 03:11 AM) Isn't that considered building a stance ?
@  Callaway_Anthony : (03 October 2014 - 12:28 PM) Unreal what Jamie Sadlowski can do to a golf ball... 331yds from his knees..
@  Jack : (03 October 2014 - 11:09 AM) Yo BSG! What's going onnnnn!
@  rfdegen : (30 September 2014 - 09:30 AM) All I saw over and over was Euros firing at flags, USA middle of green or off. Euros draining putts left and right, UWA missing a lot with tentative strokes.
@  BingHogan : (29 September 2014 - 09:40 AM) Just heard on The Golf Channel -- if Phil and a few others are on in 2016 -- a new Red, White and Blue Skirt will designed for the ladies/guys!
@  BingHogan : (29 September 2014 - 09:37 AM) I don't know why but I am just pissed about this! If you are going to have an AMERICAN FLAG as big as a battleship on - you best be bringing' it!
@  Qwagmire : (29 September 2014 - 09:29 AM) Best line I read about the Ryder Cup: Mickelson: What has been in common with all of our Ryder Cup losses recently? Scribe: Mickelson was on the team. Phil broke the code, threw everyone under the bus
@  BingHogan : (29 September 2014 - 09:12 AM) AMEN QUAGS -- and who picked out their "costumes". Maybe the Golf Channel can do a complete makeover... I'm sure that's next.
@  Qwagmire : (28 September 2014 - 11:18 PM) US Squad is too spoiled to do anything but watch their stock portfolios.
@  BingHogan : (28 September 2014 - 02:11 PM) He then said: PGA's new mantra instead of "These guys are Good" should be: "these Guys Really Suck!" Thanks Professor, we all agree!
@  BingHogan : (28 September 2014 - 02:09 PM) Friend called. Retired law professor. Told me never to use the word SUCK as it was adolescent term.
@  J13 : (28 September 2014 - 07:56 AM) Well i'm glad football is on today
@  BingHogan : (27 September 2014 - 08:08 PM) So,,they can't play in a wee bit of Real golf conditions. Gettin' beat by French guy. Time for a putting lesson!
@  tmfreak : (27 September 2014 - 07:42 PM) US always wears the most horrid outfits, Saturday RC '14 was a new level of awful. cant possibly play let alone win looking like fools.
@  TWshoot67 : (27 September 2014 - 06:30 PM) USA has EURO just where they want them.... USA:6, EURO:10. The writers are ready for the big story and the cliche' title for said story!
@  J13 : (27 September 2014 - 02:28 PM) Watching Jim Furyk putt makes me want to do a sailor dive off the roof of my house. HIT THE BALL ALREADY
@  lamont6266 : (24 September 2014 - 09:43 PM) The only place I have seen pix is on the dealer's price list. I will try to find it.
@  youngwaldo : (24 September 2014 - 03:46 PM) Where are the pictures?
@  lamont6266 : (22 September 2014 - 10:54 PM) Downside? The number of sets coming stateside is very low. Dammit!
@  lamont6266 : (22 September 2014 - 10:53 PM) Did you guys get a peek at the Bridgestone MuscleBack Blades for 2015? SAAAAWWWEEEEET!
@  BingHogan : (22 September 2014 - 04:38 PM) A lot of buzz about the Driver...
@  BingHogan : (22 September 2014 - 04:37 PM) Saw the Nike Vapor line of irons up close today. Supposed to be 3 versions. Very Impressive.
@  J13 : (19 September 2014 - 09:28 AM) Robo is ABOUT TIME. YOUR A SLACKER!!!!!! Hugs
@  ROBOPTI : (18 September 2014 - 07:38 PM) SYSTEM ISSUE REGARDING FAILURE TO UPLOAD - FIXED !!!
@  J13 : (16 September 2014 - 06:54 PM) BRING THE HEAT XPHLEXXX !!!!!!! :4: :4: :4: :4: :4: :4:
@  ROBOPTI : (16 September 2014 - 01:18 PM) 4 DAYS TO REMAX !!!!
@  birmingham1965 : (16 September 2014 - 09:16 AM) 430
@  birmingham1965 : (16 September 2014 - 09:16 AM) 430
@  J13 : (15 September 2014 - 05:49 AM) hhahah love it Robo
@  ROBOPTI : (12 September 2014 - 07:06 PM) Posted Image
@  ROBOPTI : (12 September 2014 - 06:06 PM) Posted Image
@  J13 : (12 September 2014 - 05:05 PM) Happy Friday BSG
@  BingHogan : (12 September 2014 - 11:24 AM) Looks GREAT, TOO.
@  BingHogan : (12 September 2014 - 11:22 AM) First ball out of the box-- Back of the net! Second, straight little draw. As Kenny Perry once said: " I Kain't miss it!" Really haven't hit a driver like that in years!
@  J13 : (12 September 2014 - 09:45 AM) Bio Cell is a hidden gem. Heard Cobra is bringing the HEAT next year.
@  ROBOPTI : (12 September 2014 - 09:44 AM) Bing ... Bio Cell + is AWESOME ... LOVE !!!! mine
@  BingHogan : (11 September 2014 - 08:29 PM) Hit a Cobra Bio Cell driver today. Very underrated. On the BUY list next month.
@  690MBCOMMANDO : (11 September 2014 - 04:18 PM) Playing plenty of golf out here in Half Moon Bay
@  ROBOPTI : (10 September 2014 - 12:22 PM) Posted Image
@  BingHogan : (10 September 2014 - 09:24 AM) Send some of that rain down to California! Central Valley will be gone by next summer if it doesn't rain/snow. Towns without water...
@  rfdegen : (10 September 2014 - 07:31 AM) We're still playing golf here - in between thunderstorms. Record rains in WI. Sucks!
@  TJR : (09 September 2014 - 09:30 PM) I need to play. Been going to the range, but my swing sucks right now. Playing crooked stick in 2 weeks if the weather is decent.
@  MN NICE : (09 September 2014 - 07:27 PM) NFL is BACK!
@  BingHogan : (09 September 2014 - 03:29 PM) Anybody still playing golf out there!? Man, it's dead.
@  youngwaldo : (09 September 2014 - 10:52 AM) Got mine yesterday. Going to test them tomorrow.
@  rfdegen : (09 September 2014 - 08:58 AM) Got my sleeve of test balls and will be testing them tonight, if it doesn't rain again! Crap! We're flooding around here these days. Enough already!
@  burniemac : (09 September 2014 - 07:42 AM) Just got a sleeve of the Titleist test balls in the mail yesterday
@  BingHogan : (08 September 2014 - 06:16 PM) Sleeves that have been handed out. Looks like more spin probably due to lower spinning drivers coming out.
@  TWshoot67 : (08 September 2014 - 01:56 PM) Are we talking the New Titleist sleeves that have been sent out?
@  TWshoot67 : (08 September 2014 - 01:55 PM) @BingHogan is this ball from a New Company or just a new Proto for next years possible selections?
@  BingHogan : (07 September 2014 - 10:10 PM) Testing a new ball prototype tomorrow. Sworn to not to loose it. Just hit it and see...
@  BingHogan : (07 September 2014 - 09:58 PM) Maura Passing Point with KBS V -- Sweet! Hit 200 and couldn't put em down. Great turf interaction and feel.
@  TJR : (06 September 2014 - 09:27 PM) I was talking to someone today and mentioned that this is probably the first time I've been completely satisfied with the clubs in my bag
@  BingHogan : (06 September 2014 - 07:43 PM) Decided to go through ALL my bags and start over from driver to wedges.
@  BingHogan : (06 September 2014 - 07:42 PM) PP - large cavity. Doesn't have the new CB yet. Also the new blade. Really expensive, though. Might have to break out the new MP 69's.
@  TJR : (06 September 2014 - 02:30 PM) Should feel buttery soft. Blade or CB?
@  BingHogan : (06 September 2014 - 09:53 AM) Hitting a Miura with KBS V later today to add to the confusion :rolleyes:
@  TJR : (04 September 2014 - 10:17 AM) I haven't ran into any issues posting pictures from my ipad
@  ROBOPTI : (04 September 2014 - 08:44 AM) http://bombsquadgolf...ldc/#entry69636
@  J13 : (04 September 2014 - 07:37 AM) Can anyone else NOT post pics from an Ipad ??? I get an ERROR every time
@  melonhead : (02 September 2014 - 12:10 PM) Tour proto jetspeed
@  HossOnMoss : (01 September 2014 - 09:33 PM) Std Jetspeed tour 3 wood or the proto head?
@  melonhead : (01 September 2014 - 07:15 PM) How long would a tour issue jetspeed 3 wood play with a 42 1/2 inch shaft?
@  ROBOPTI : (31 August 2014 - 01:42 PM) 0xh
@  ROBOPTI : (31 August 2014 - 01:31 PM) Posted Image
@  J13 : (31 August 2014 - 06:34 AM) Hope everyone is having a perrrrrrrrfect holiday weekend Posted Image
@  J13 : (31 August 2014 - 06:22 AM) Site looks great Robo keep up the good work brotha!!! Love the GREENIES
@  TWshoot67 : (30 August 2014 - 09:27 PM) Congrats Robo on the site and the shafts. Are you having Veylix design for your shaft co.?
@  ROBOPTI : (30 August 2014 - 10:36 AM) XPHLEXXX.COM IS LIVE !!! ... BSG HYPERLINKS ON PAGE :)
@  BingHogan : (28 August 2014 - 10:20 PM) A zinger is probably right. He's the only one on the GC that knows what he's talking about.
@  TJR : (28 August 2014 - 04:14 PM) Azinger said he could fix Tiger in 10 minutes...
@  youngwaldo : (28 August 2014 - 09:40 AM) Butch is slowing down so taking Tiger will not happen.
@  HossOnMoss : (28 August 2014 - 09:16 AM) I've heard the Grant Waite rumors as well, but that would be so similar to how Foley teaches. That's not to say that Grant couldn't teach him better even with a similar model or style.
@  HossOnMoss : (28 August 2014 - 09:15 AM) Butch already said no and Tiger isn't going to take the left overs. I could see Claude III as an outside possibility otherwise, but I doubt it because of that.
@  BingHogan : (28 August 2014 - 08:57 AM) Gotta be one of the Harmon's. Or all of them. It's not the coach...
@  J13 : (28 August 2014 - 06:04 AM) I'm taking myself out of consideration to be tigers next coach lol
@  ballen : (28 August 2014 - 04:56 AM) I hear Grant Waite will be Tigers next.......
@  BingHogan : (27 August 2014 - 09:38 PM) RIP Tours - unbelievably good!
@  BingHogan : (27 August 2014 - 09:37 PM) Tiger maybe running out of options. Maybe Leadbetter :rolleyes:
@  HossOnMoss : (27 August 2014 - 09:28 AM) Tiger holds interviews for the position. Breed walks up and says, "Come on, Tiger! LET'S DO THIS!!!!" Tiger and I are thinking the same thing....BRUTAL. Haha
@  TWshoot67 : (26 August 2014 - 07:54 PM) Heck Tiger doesn't need to be with Michael Breed he's already a weekly discussion about the golf swing even when he's not playing on the Golf Channel....
@  Golferrob22 : (26 August 2014 - 06:36 PM) I'd put some money on Bob May! HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
@  TJR : (26 August 2014 - 06:26 PM) How about Michael Breed? Tiger could be featured on a weekly segment of "The Golf Fix"
@  HossOnMoss : (26 August 2014 - 12:04 PM) I figured it was coming. Who's up next for the position? My money is on Chuck Cook.
@  BingHogan : (25 August 2014 - 02:21 PM) Still would like Tiger to get to at LEAST 18 Majors! That will tick off Chamblee.
@  TWshoot67 : (25 August 2014 - 01:55 PM) Tiger and Foley are done. The split has been announced by both sides1
@  lamont6266 : (23 August 2014 - 07:33 PM) Loved the pix and links to the new Bridgestone J15 line up that were posted!
@  dlab123 : (23 August 2014 - 03:48 AM) Aldila rogue
@  J13 : (22 August 2014 - 08:21 PM) Hoss that sounds like a winner wow. MPete welcome aboard!

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#1 duckhook02

 
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Posted 21 April 2013 - 12:34 PM

I see that the RBZ Stage 2 fairways are already discounted at golf stores. Normally that means a new release is on the way...however, I haven't heard anything yet. And aren't the Stage 2 fairways still pretty new?

What am I missing here?
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Posted 21 April 2013 - 06:59 PM

THERE NOT SELLING!!!
last year eveyone got a new fwy wood and it alot bought rbz - the green one. and right not now the rbz2 is not any better. doen a lot fo launch monitor testing with fwy's and the rbz and rbz2 are dead even. my view..
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Posted 22 April 2013 - 12:05 PM

I agreee ^^^^
The standard stage 2 rocketballz is just some paint on the crown, they didnt change anything other than that.
the stage 2 tour version has an adjustable hosel, like last years r11s fw, but other than that nothing new. some will say the tour version with adjustable hosel and speed slot is better, but I just dont see it.

I have hit both and I am certain that it is not 10 yards longer than rocketballz for ME.

the stage 2 with its crown graphics is a tough sell, I will never play a stage 2 or r1. I have hit both and cant stand the graphics. I think taylormade really missed the mark this year and scarficed preformance for marketing.
Just my 2 cents.....

this is the first time I can say this but I'm very disappointed in taylormade this year. I might be swithching back to titleist...because I know they will never do that to the crown of a club.....
In the past it was all about preformance with taylormade clubs and marketing was second. it seems this year they got it backwards.....
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Posted 22 April 2013 - 04:39 PM

THERE NOT SELLING!!!
last year eveyone got a new fwy wood and it alot bought rbz - the green one. and right not now the rbz2 is not any better. doen a lot fo launch monitor testing with fwy's and the rbz and rbz2 are dead even. my view..


Last year's RBZ is a great fairway wood, but the Stage 2 definitely has some advantages for certain players for sure. I wouldn't say that it's better for everyone, but the face depth and overall design of Stage 2 makes it easier to hit off the deck and achieve improved launch and spin for specific swing types. Some players who had great success with last year's RBZ may not see a big difference, but the spin rates generated with the various lofts made it more difficult to optimize trajectory for many players from a fitting standpoint. With the correct setup, there is no question that some guys are going to see noticeable gains in the Stage 2. However, some certainly will not. That's just about true of any model from one year to the next though with any company.


I agreee ^^^^
The standard stage 2 rocketballz is just some paint on the crown, they didnt change anything other than that.
the stage 2 tour version has an adjustable hosel, like last years r11s fw, but other than that nothing new. some will say the tour version with adjustable hosel and speed slot is better, but I just dont see it.

I have hit both and I am certain that it is not 10 yards longer than rocketballz for ME.

the stage 2 with its crown graphics is a tough sell, I will never play a stage 2 or r1. I have hit both and cant stand the graphics. I think taylormade really missed the mark this year and scarficed preformance for marketing.
Just my 2 cents.....

this is the first time I can say this but I'm very disappointed in taylormade this year. I might be swithching back to titleist...because I know they will never do that to the crown of a club.....
In the past it was all about preformance with taylormade clubs and marketing was second. it seems this year they got it backwards.....
Mike


I'm a huge fan and supporter of TM clubs obviously, but I will admit that I was not a fan of the new graphics when I FIRST saw them. Having played and tested the clubs extensively at this point, I can say that for me the graphics have more than grown on me. In fact, I feel that if you are open minded about it somewhat you will see that the crown graphics actually have a very noticeable impact on your alignment and awareness of where the face is aimed. I have never cared for any graphics on the crown of a club before in the past and could tolerate them at best, but I can with 100% honesty say that I actually PREFER to have them on the R1 and Stage 2 heads for performance reason after having used them for some time now as I truly feel as though they have helped me particularly with the R1 driver.

Now from a total performance stand point, I have to completely disagree with you that they sacrificed it for marketing. The R1 is super low spin, feels great, is very accurate, and pretty darn forgiving. R1 is hands down without question the best adjustable driver that I have ever hit from TM. It's not even close. I have always felt as though the R series drivers with the excpetion of the SQ 282 gave up distance to the Burner or RBZ line over the past 5-6 years in exchange for adjustability or looks. This year I feel like the R1 leaves NOTHING on the table from what I am seeing. Not only for myself, but with all of the players who I have fit since the R1 became available I am seeing that the CG offers much better launch and spin conditions than anything in the past or this type of head.

I'll go on record right now as saying that performance wise the R1 is the best TM driver that I have ever hit. It's impossible to compare previous generations to newer models because of advancemens in technology. However, I always like to compare newer heads to the competition and what it's up against at the time. IMO, the r510 TP was the best driver that I ever played since it was just THE driver at that time much like the Titleist 975D back in the late '90's. That said, I would personally put the R1 in that category and feel like it's a pretty noticeable and even drastic improvement for some over R11S. The numbers and results on the course show it as well. I have fit numerous players including two PGA Tour players with the R1 and all have seem some gain in distance in addition to the improved feel and accuracy that most find with R1. Biased as I might be, it's an awesome driver and isn't leaving my bag until they make something better.

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Posted 22 April 2013 - 05:44 PM

my numbers are going to be better for an R1, aren't they... :censored2: :censored2: :censored2: :censored2: :censored2:
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