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    Quote Originally Posted by mikedean441 View Post
    yes, 3 lines, lines all over makes it look like some ball I bought rated AA from lost golfballs.com that some guy marked up with his pen.

    But I say all of this as just my 2 cents (since Im allowed to have an opinion) and should preface by saying I dont mark the golf balls with lines, nor do I play truvis so it may just not be for me (and thats ok)
    If your not someone who marks the ball i wouldnít expect this to appeal to you (and thatís ok). I was skeptical of the three lines and being different colors but once i got to putting with it I felt lost without it going back to something else
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    Quote Originally Posted by JB View Post
    Its a hybrid blend of materials. Will spin slightly less than Chrome Soft around the green.
    Iím not at a place where I can watch the launch videos, Iím supposed to be working... lol

    Any word on the compression on this ball... ?


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    I saw pics of this in yellow. Will yellow be offered? I donít see any yellow option on the Cally site.

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    Quote Originally Posted by erock9174 View Post
    I saw pics of this in yellow. Will yellow be offered? I don’t see any yellow option on the Cally site.
    Yes it will be.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mikedean441 View Post
    yes, 3 lines, lines all over makes it look like some ball I bought rated AA from lost golfballs.com that some guy marked up with his pen.

    But I say all of this as just my 2 cents (since Im allowed to have an opinion) and should preface by saying I dont mark the golf balls with lines, nor do I play truvis so it may just not be for me (and thats ok)
    I am of the same opinion. When I have to mark a ball for tournament play, it is just a 1 dimple dot with a silver sharpie by the ball number.
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    Meh. The three lines isn't for me. Brings back memories of some of the older Bridgestone balls (IIRC) that had some two line arrow thing going on. I actually found it harder to line up. I'm a single line guy. And honestly, last year, I stopped lining up with the alignment aids on the ball. I was getting far too technical with it.


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    Quote Originally Posted by JB View Post
    Yes it will be.
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    I really like the alignment lines on this ball and I am really looking forward to giving them a try.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PhillyV View Post
    This is my new gamer ball

    Iím definitely going to be dumping the 3 dz pro v1s I have to play this new ball. Off the new-ish face insert, the total feel of the combo is perfect.


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    I don't mark a line on the ball, so to me this is not appealing at all. I understand the purpose and it makes sense for some, but just looking at the initial pics, it is just a turnoff.
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    I got a chance to play a round on the GCQuad with a pre-production version of this ball and itís really good! The feel was great and the performance around the greens just as good as the ProV1s that are normally in the hitting bays. Iím confident that this ball will be my new gamer in 2019!


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    Quote Originally Posted by PhillyV View Post
    Cheapens in? Interesting. I put a line on every ball I use and one thing I hate is when the marker comes off on my clubs because of impact. This is something I really like and itís great if you use a line for putting as well. But then again, not surprised
    Itís a fantastic putting aid! I enjoy having something like this on a golf ball.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Phil75070 View Post
    I understand they will be $39.99, so a little less expensive than the CS and CS-X.
    Only $5 less per dozen than CS/CSX? Seems a bit high to me, but I'm sure Callaway knows marketing and their customer base more than I do!
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    Interesting alignment
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    As someone who has gotten up there in years and has become somewhat "distance challenged", I enjoy the fact that I can now play a "distance" ball with soft feel. I mainly use alignment aids on the tee, not so much on the greens so the fact that the alignment lines are only around 1/2 the ball gives me all the options. As far as spin, I think I am, fortunately, good enough to compensate for differences in spin between this ball and the CS on both full shots and those chips and pitches around the green. I have a significant number of Callaway reward points and can't wait until they show up in the Rewards store so I can stock up on them! I can't ignore the tremendous increase in distance I get with this ball and the Epic Flash driver alone due to a little thing like alignment lines.
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