The Golf thread II

C-south

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What are everybody's thoughts on "nice guy" Matt Kuchar paying a poor Mexican caddie only $3,000 after winning $1.296 million in a tournament in Mexico. The guy substituted for Kuchar's regular caddie, and instead of the customary 10% ($129,600), Kuchar gave him 3 grand. Kuchar had the chance to change the man's life, and chose to pocket the money. Like he needs it with over $45 million in career earnings, plus endorsements.
I think Kuchar said he didn’t pay him $3k but didn’t pay him 10% either. From things I’ve heard the guy does really well as a caddie in Mexico. Another rumor is that maybe he didn’t disclose the actual amount due to the fact the guy could be a target for criminals.
 

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I think Kuchar said he didn’t pay him $3k but didn’t pay him 10% either. From things I’ve heard the guy does really well as a caddie in Mexico. Another rumor is that maybe he didn’t disclose the actual amount due to the fact the guy could be a target for criminals.
If I had to guess, he paid the guy's expenses and cash on the side. But it doesn't really make sense that the arrangement would leak.
 

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I think Kuchar said he didn’t pay him $3k but didn’t pay him 10% either. From things I’ve heard the guy does really well as a caddie in Mexico. Another rumor is that maybe he didn’t disclose the actual amount due to the fact the guy could be a target for criminals.
(Rumor)
Heard he was maybe an illegal.......:(
 

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So what golf balls does everyone play? ( I'm partial to Nike MOJO or Titleist NXT Tour S)

Sometimes I feel like I can tell the difference between them, and then other times I feel like it doesn't really matter.
 

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So what golf balls does everyone play? ( I'm partial to Nike MOJO or Titleist NXT Tour S)

Sometimes I feel like I can tell the difference between them, and then other times I feel like it doesn't really matter.
I play a couple mid range urethane balls, Chrome Soft and Project (a). Mostly Chrome Soft. The ProV1s and TP5s spin more than I like anyway.
 

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If you don't want to spend a lot of money, the best ball on the market is the Srixion Q Star or Srixion Soft Feel. Try them and you won't be disappointed.
I don't mind spending it as long as it's worth it lol.

I have some Q Stars actually (2 or 3 dozen). I have and like the NXT Tour S (which the don't make anymore).
 

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As long as it's white, has dimples, and isn't hard as a rock, I'm good. I hit the ones with the stripes painted on them better, but it may be because I'm hitting them on the range.
The average player should probably be playing a lower compression ball anyway rather than a premium ball. Other than feel, I'm not sure it even matters much to a guy swinging it 85-90 mph and hitting it off center.

Last time I was on a monitor, I was about 106-108 and there are times when I question what the ball is really doing for me.
 
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