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    Range balls v. Tour quality balls

    Could anyone provide an educated guess regarding the difference in ball speed between an average to good condition range ball as compared to a tour quality ball, such as Pro V1, Callaway ChromeSoft, etc?
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    Titleist TS3, 9.5, Hzrdus Smoke Black, 6.0
    Callaway GBB 816 Alpha, 14, Matrix Osik Red Tie Q4
    Callaway GBB 816 Alpha, 16 (set to 17), Aldila Rogue I/0 70, stiff
    Titleist 818H2, 21 and 23 (set @ 20 and 24), Even FLow Blue 85 HYB
    Irons - Serious bag battle is ongoing
    TaylorMade Milled Grind Hi-Toe wedge, 50, 56 and 60
    Scotty Cameron CX-02

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    I found this doing a Google search. It supposedly was a club pro hitting the balls.
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    Titleist TS3, 9.5, Hzrdus Smoke Black, 6.0
    Callaway GBB 816 Alpha, 14, Matrix Osik Red Tie Q4
    Callaway GBB 816 Alpha, 16 (set to 17), Aldila Rogue I/0 70, stiff
    Titleist 818H2, 21 and 23 (set @ 20 and 24), Even FLow Blue 85 HYB
    Irons - Serious bag battle is ongoing
    TaylorMade Milled Grind Hi-Toe wedge, 50, 56 and 60
    Scotty Cameron CX-02

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    On my range (Rock Flites), I noticed up to a 20% loss of carry distance between premium balls and range balls, depending on the physical condition and temperature. Old worn out balls + near freezing = ball goes nope

    During summer months, I'll typically see up to a 10% dropoff.
    Driver: Callaway XR16 Pro 10.5 N-1 | Fairway: Tour Edge Exotics EX10 Beta 15
    Hybrid: ??? | Long Iron: ???
    Irons: Wilson Staff c300 Forged 5i-PW | Gap Wedge: Cleveland RTX-3 CB 50.10
    Sand Wedge: Cleveland RTX-3 CB 56.11 | Lob Wedge: Nike Engage Dual Sole 60.13
    Putter: Evnroll ER6 Satin | Glove: Under Armour CoolSwitch


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    I tested some on Flight Scope at my range and saw a loss of 10 or more MPH on driver, a little less on 3 wood and long irons, and almost none on irons and wedges.
    OGIO Silencer Stand Bag Black/Gray
    Driver: PXG 0811X 7.5*, PX Evenflow Blk 75/6.5
    Fairway: PXG 0341 3W/13.5*, PX Evenflow Blk 75/6.5
    Irons: PXG 0311T 3-PW, TT Dynamic Gold TI X100
    Wedges: PXG 0311 50*/54*/58*, TT DG TI X100
    Putter: PXG Bat Attack H, SS Flatso 1.0 black
    Ball: Vice Pro Soft

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tenputt View Post
    I found this doing a Google search. It supposedly was a club pro hitting the balls.
    I would kill for those TP5X driver stats!
    Driver: GBB Epic 10.5* w/ Reign Black G-60T
    FWs: XHot Pro 3W & 5W w/ Fujikura Speeder 665
    Irons: PTx 4 - P w/ Recoil 780
    Wedges: Equalizer 50, 54, 58 w/Recoil 780
    Putter: mFGP
    Ball: B330-RX / Snell MTB

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sox_Fan View Post
    I would kill for those TP5X driver stats!
    No kidding. Perfection.
    Tenputt
    WITB
    Titleist TS3, 9.5, Hzrdus Smoke Black, 6.0
    Callaway GBB 816 Alpha, 14, Matrix Osik Red Tie Q4
    Callaway GBB 816 Alpha, 16 (set to 17), Aldila Rogue I/0 70, stiff
    Titleist 818H2, 21 and 23 (set @ 20 and 24), Even FLow Blue 85 HYB
    Irons - Serious bag battle is ongoing
    TaylorMade Milled Grind Hi-Toe wedge, 50, 56 and 60
    Scotty Cameron CX-02

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