bridgestone tour b x review

That’s a conundrum all right and Bridgestone believes it has cracked the code to separate the two to enhance both. With the Bridgestone Tour B RX golf balls, Bridgestone attempts to improve an already wildly popular design: the Tour B330 RX. What is the difference between the Tour B RX and the Tour B RXS and does the RXS come in yellow? If you’re Bridgestone, you see a ball you know isn’t as good as yours zoom past you and take your market share. I typically hit a high trajectory. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. :), my speed is around 95 96 mph but, unfortunatly I hit with a big amount of spin (3800 4000 rpm, I wrote to trackman support for an help!!) I think this is a big step forward because there’s no longer a trade off to be made between the long game and short game. I ended the round with an 80 that day. which of these balls would you recommend to get the most distance and lower my spin? The weights can be placed either in the heel or the front of the club to promote a more draw biased flight in the heel, or a lower spinning and more fade bias flight in the front. They’re a tire company! that thing was pretty solid! Short Game. Usually I am around 85..gained about 25 yards but the biggest thing I notice was on the open face block right balls they stayed on the course and the distance stayed close to the good hits distance …love the ball say good bye to the cut spinner…. Before I played with the X I tried it on the practice green Putting and Chipping. This is a welcome departure from the somewhat confusing J15 lineup. If x and XS are the same? Based on my numbers and description of my game, do you have any suggestion? A mile and a half ball speed is probably doable and still conforming. He loves telling stories, writing about golf and golf travel, and enjoys classic golf equipment. But the fact that all four balls have the exact same performance increase tested under all skill levels speaks about how unique the REACTIV material is.”So I just read this and confused. Off the Tee. Nor can I hit those “routine” 280-320 drives by amateurs that I read about so often! One of the four TOUR B Series balls—the TOUR B X, XS, RX and RXS—will deliver the benefits you need. Mike L. 5.0 out of 5 stars Love the Tour B Series. For the AVX, 144 carry, 162 total and 4,750 RPM. Golf balls built for distance generally sacrifice some spin and balls built for spin generally sacrifice some distance. I can see the argument both ways: lower spin could mean less side spin hence less curvature. Jakie 4 months ago I can’t wait until you start testing the direct to consumer balls. Matt: Good point, which got me thinking. How unique is the material? I bought a dozen. “But there were issues where maybe the RX was long but didn’t stop or the RXS would stop but it wasn’t long enough. John is an aging, yet avid golfer, writer, 9-point-something handicapper living back home in New England after a 22-year exile in Minnesota. Those are all important but don’t represent any type of giant leap forward. “On the flip side, with an iron or wedge that’s moving more slowly, the compression time is actually longer. thanks. With these qualifications, here it is. Butt, world that ball create more/too much driver side spin? lol I find myself asking the same question with all the “x” and plus balls. They also appear to have the resources to be able to do so. I am torn between the X and XS ( The Bridgestone Ball fitting literally has me playing either one depending on a small change in sidespin numbers I input). That’s been a universal truth since we started the new millennium. Stock up. What remains are the four models within the Tour B family, though the names are a little different: Tour B X (formerly B330), Tour B XS (B330-S), Tour B RX (B330-RX), and Tour B RXS (B330-RXS). So, I used my trusty 5-wood. MID-IRON VERDICT – Inconclusive particularly since most courses I play don’t have forced carries in this distance range. Tour B XS would be my recommendation. As I put the X in play I found it to be as long as the RX with more control and feel. Going from RX to RXS is going to give you more spin across the board. On the other hand, less spin also means less back spin which could mean less carry. It belongs on your short list. When will you test the new 2020 Bridgestone tour b rx. And, in case you’re wondering, Bridgestone insists the ball you, me and Wally from down the street can buy at Dick’s, The Golfer’s Warehouse or the PGA TOUR SuperStore is the exact same ball Tiger, Freddie, Rocco, Kooch and Bryson play. Coming into this review, around the greens is where I thought the Bridgestone Tour B RX would be the most challenging. I’m very erratic on swing speed depending on whether it’s warm or cold . All three models have an 8 gram weight and a 2 gram weight. Bridgestone Tour B X Golf Ball. Not all that long ago, Bridgestone was sitting in the #2 position in golf ball market share. For me, any of these three will work just fine, and it comes down to how each feels around the green. If this material is so great, couldn’t you just have made one or two truly great balls for the masses and gotten it down to $30-$35/box? Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. Bridgestone Tour B RX Review. I’ve found both models suit my game as I’m borderline. Played all four balls last week – I’m not a really high spin wedge player, but the difference in balls is noticeable. Think about that for a minute. At the risk of sounding like a shill, I do think that the new Bridgestone Tour B golf balls are their best yet. it is hard to tell difference sometimes when your a good player. If I am driving a Honda Civic and you are driving a Ferrari and we each get a boost of 20 horse power, my Honda does not become equal to your Ferrari. I don’t believe any of the tour balls are at the limit. Switch to the TOUR B X to feel what it's like to gain control, accuracy, and a decisive advantage over the competition. What do they do and what have they always been based around? I just like having a different ball. Distance is compression and aerodynamics, spin is all about interacting layers, and the soccer-ball look is paint. I’ve tried the tour bxs and the rxs. All the claims from year to year sound the same and its almost like crying wolf. I don’t believe the difference in green side spin between the RX and RXS would be noticeable. It’s also a truth the new 2020 Bridgestone Tour B golf balls with REACTIV Urethane may be sending the way of the wound balata. And if you follow social media at all, you know Brendan Steele gamed the XS at the Sony in Hawaii – and damn near won. I average around 260 off the tee (carry and roll combined). With a new cover that changes based on how hard you hit it, the new Bridgestone Tour B balls are very impressive, but between the X, XS, RX, and RXS which is best for your game? I don’t think any of the Tour B balls are going to be any better for driver spin than the e6. ::). These irons are not very well known in the states, and Im not even sure if they were ever released to NA. Thank you for the generous contribution! This was a great read. They are both three-piece balls, but the Tour B X (Matt Kuchar and Bryson DeChambeau’s choice) has a firmer feel while the Tour B XS has a softer feel at impact and generates slightly more greenside spin. The message has also shifted slightly. And that, my friends, is what Bridgestone is up against. Great write up! My driver swing speed is about 90, give or take a few, and I shoot high 80s to low 90s on fairly hard courses. The XS is Tiger’s ball and in testing vs. the 2018 XS he picked up — wait for it – 1.6 MPH in driver ball speed and 317 more RPMs on the short pitch. It reacts like – keyword being like – a softer ball when hit with a wedge at a slower swing speed, and like a harder ball when hit with a driver at a higher swing speed. The correlation is almost too obvious it made me think, “Why didn’t I think of that?” Mygolfspy has put a lot of attention towards how important it is to buy a ball that has input in their ball. As of right now, Bridgestone, TaylorMade and Srixon are duking it out for the 3-4-5 market-share positions. Tour B X. 0 Comment Report abuse L' Boogie. So, the question for me comes down to the distance and accuracy. 5.0 out of 5 stars Wow. 2009 – the B330 RX, the first low-compression tour-level ball, one that, says Bridgestone, now has a parade of imitator/followers. I score the same whether it is a friendly weekend game or a club event. Oddly, the RX, targetted for my 93-95 swing speed, did not provide the same carry and ball flight. Can vouch for the extra distance and really loved the ball in windy conditions. First, a few caveats. I am 67 years old and have a swing speed of 90-92. For the E6 soft, 187 carry, 205 total and 4100 RPM. Bridgestone Golf Tour B X The Tour B series is engineered for more distance off the tee, more accuracy to find the fairway, more feel around the green and more swagger on the course. I have in the past been more of a higher spin driver player, but am in the process of changing my driver to a more upward angle with less spin. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Quote; 14 Pings. THAT SAID, to be honest, I don’t think I am a good enough golfer to be able to notice a ton of differences among all these balls. It differs for other clubs. I’d like to demo these next month when they come out, just curious if the X spins a ton less or just a little less. Regarding the e6 off the tee vs. AVX, it may be slightly lower spinning which could make it longer and straighter. I am not sure how well I put backspin on my pitches and wedge shots. I feel like I got my clubs all figured out going into a new season for the first time since I started playing – thanks to the full-bag fitting that tweaked my shafts, head lies and lofts and got myself a new driver. With my new Super Speed training system and these new balls I should add about 35-40 yards off the tee, Isn’t the same principle than the Wilson smart core balls when they came out 20 years ago? And not for nothing, baseball Hall-of-Famer John Smoltz won the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions Celebrity Division last weekend with the RXS. “We have new ads, new packaging, new tour activity – particularly with Freddie and the RX. Very stable. No longer are the various balls fit by swing speed but rather by score – X and XS for “Low,” RX and RXS for “Low-Mid.”. Matt, great review as always. Bridgestone lost substantial market share to both Callaway and TaylorMade despite consistently producing high-performing, top-quality product. The Bridgestone Tiger Tour B XS ball was a phenomenal ball from tee to green. Unless you’re a chemist, chemical compounds look like a Wheel of Fortune clue badly in need of vowels. I like bridegstone with is my ball (e6) but without great results. All of these balls have urethane covers, and help me around the green, as I have a very good short game. Out With The Old. Don’t think so. While the performance of the Tour B golf balls is more similar in the short game, the gap is larger in the long game than I’ve experienced previously. Isn’t it confusing!? I’ve played the B-330RXS for two or three years now with great luck and have recently purchased 6 boxes of the Tour B RXS’s thinking they’d be about the same ball. Review: The Bridgestone Tour B X-CB players iron, which earned silver medal honors on the 2018 Golf Digest Hot List. Things to Consider Before Buying a Golf Ball . Two very good reads. With regard to the driver, I think someone below 100 MPH should try the RX or RXS. Handicap can be high or low for different reasons, seems a generic approach which I don’t believe is going to help. Courtesy For the second installment of ClubTest 2020, we tested and reviewed 57 new iron models to help you find the right one for your game. I honestly feel Bridgestone is that company to put all their energy in a ball. Doesn’t the USGA have a standard for initial velocity? Are you able to shape your shots at all with this ball? I’m thinking the X will work out best for me, but looking forward to testing both the X and the XS. The two big things I noticed immediately was the very thin top line of the X-Blade and the rounded sole of both the blade and CB, which is more apparent in the CB. Pretty sure your testing proved the Snell was the longest ball around so need evidence that the BX is up there with it. The packaging of the balls is questionable (though an improvement on last year’s models) and their messaging is weak. At around 105 MPH swing speed, I averaged 3 MPH more ball speed with the X balls than the RX. i have noticed the difference in the prov’s i hate the new ones.. the provx feels like its a srixon. This time around, Bridgestone has made the Tour B X insanely low spinning and markedly different than the XS. Reply to this topic; Start new topic; Prev; 1; 2; Next; Page 1 of 2 . Based on those numbers and what I am looking for, which ball would you recommend? I upgraded most of my equipment this year and my handicap has dropped to 5.6. That said, I recall when MGS did the test of all brands of golf balls, and MGS seemed to say that a softer ball never goes as far as the firmer ball, thus recommending that we go with the firmer ball for distance. TIRES, tires made of rubber and urethane being a rubber. It was a great ball (I loved it) with a lot of distance and minimal spin for great control. I have been all over the place with balls. If you’ve had a chance to read it? All Rights Reserved.. Bridgestone e12 Soft & e12 Speed Golf Ball Review - Plugged In Golf, TaylorMade Announces the SIM2 Family of Drivers, Fairway Metals, Hybrids, and Irons. Beat Golf compares Bridgestone Tour B X vs Bridgestone Tour B XS golf balls features, reviews, promotions and prices. Message document.getElementById("comment").setAttribute( "id", "a2dc5ddfc6f3c7cc30a171a28ce29c72" );document.getElementById("bc09f2d6ac").setAttribute( "id", "comment" ); Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. The REACTIV urethane pellet hardly bounces. This past weekend, the new RXS ball got some love on the Champions Tour with Fred Couples and Rocco Mediate teeing up yellow versions, with Couples losing in a playoff. Three or four other non-contract players also gamed the ball at the Sony. 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