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    2014 Taylormade Golf Balls

    Anyone heard anything about what they are offering?

    I was told they are doing away with the Lethal name, said it wasn't well thought out and that the really didn't like it associated with one of their products. They are coming out with a TP and a TP-X which probably is no more that a rebadged Rocketballz Urethane and the Lethal. The company likes the TP name because of the success they have had with it in the past.

    I actually like the RBZ U and the Lethal balls, but I spin the heck out of the RBZ U with wedges.
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    The thread I have been waiting for. I cannot wait to put the replacement for the Lethal in play.
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    Quote Originally Posted by All4's View Post
    The thread I have been waiting for. I cannot wait to put the replacement for the Lethal in play.
    why do you need the lethal to be renamed?
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    Well I know one thing if for sure, when info is released, THP will have it in spades



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    Quote Originally Posted by Oregon Jack View Post
    why do you need the lethal to be renamed?
    Did he mention wanting it renamed? Or wanting to put something new from TM in play?

    Personally, I cant wait for their new balls. The Penta was one of the best balls I had ever gamed, then the Penta 3/5 whatever came out and was miserable, and then the Lethal this year was even worse.

    Also, the name sucks.

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    I was surprised how much I didn't care for the TP5.
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    I am an avid TM fan. My whole bag is TM but the Lethal name was a very poor marketing choice and I for one refused to buy the product because of it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by War Eagle View Post
    Did he mention wanting it renamed? Or wanting to put something new from TM in play?

    Personally, I cant wait for their new balls. The Penta was one of the best balls I had ever gamed, then the Penta 3/5 whatever came out and was miserable, and then the Lethal this year was even worse.

    Also, the name sucks.
    PentaTP was one of my favorite balls they ever made. The TP5 didn't bother me too much since it was better for me than the 3.

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    Quote Originally Posted by War Eagle View Post
    Did he mention wanting it renamed? Or wanting to put something new from TM in play?

    Personally, I cant wait for their new balls. The Penta was one of the best balls I had ever gamed, then the Penta 3/5 whatever came out and was miserable, and then the Lethal this year was even worse.

    Also, the name sucks.
    I loved the penta, ALOT



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    Quote Originally Posted by caribbeanknight View Post
    I am an avid TM fan. My whole bag is TM but the Lethal name was a very poor marketing choice and I for one refused to buy the product because of it.
    I am fond of the ball (PB/78) but didn't buy them because of the price more than the nsme




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    Quote Originally Posted by War Eagle View Post
    Did he mention wanting it renamed? Or wanting to put something new from TM in play?

    Personally, I cant wait for their new balls. The Penta was one of the best balls I had ever gamed, then the Penta 3/5 whatever came out and was miserable, and then the Lethal this year was even worse.

    Also, the name sucks.
    his sig says he's waiting for it to be renamed so he can play it. so, yes, he did say that.
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    Others have already answered it for me more or less. I think the Lethal name is the nadir of TM's naming douchebaggery and that is saying something.

    I have liked each generation of TP better than the last and only played TP balls the vast majority of my rounds for about a 2 year span because of that. But the Lethal name was so bad I switched.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Oregon Jack View Post
    his sig says he's waiting for it to be renamed so he can play it. so, yes, he did say that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by All4's View Post
    Others have already answered it for me more or less. I think the Lethal name is the nadir of TM's naming douchebaggery and that is saying something.

    I have liked each generation of TP better than the last and only played TP balls the vast majority of my rounds for about a 2 year span because of that. But the Lethal name was so bad I switched.
    Couldn't you just put a line through the name and voila, you now have a possible TP5?

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    Personally, I like the lethal, and don't mind the name. It performs well for me, so that's all I care about. As long as they improve upon it next year, I'll give that a try too.
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