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PostSubject: Nike Distance Challenge 20 Feb - 10 Apr 2013   Wed Feb 06, 2013 5:50 pm



What it is?
The Distance Challenge will allow golfers to unlock their potential distance with the VRS Covert. The rules are simple.
1. You will be asked hit three shots with your current driver. Your total distance and club head speed from your best shot will be recorded.

2. You will be asked to hit three shots with the VRS Covert driver. The total distance and club head speed from your best shot will be recorded and compared with the total distance and club head speed of your current driver.

After hitting both the current driver and the VRS Covert driver, the total distance of the VRS Covert will be subtracted with the total distance of their driver which will give us the “Distance Gained.”

3. At the end of the Distance Challenge (April 24), the person with the most "Distance Gained" will win a trip to play at the prestigious tournament in Bintan! The Ria Bintan Open!
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PostSubject: Re: Nike Distance Challenge 20 Feb - 10 Apr 2013   Wed Feb 06, 2013 10:57 pm

Question...

What if a golfer 3 shots with his current driver were all lousy? Maybe topped and ball travel maximum of 20 meters only.

Then he hold the Nike driver and proceeded to hit the shot of his life...Maybe 180meters.

Wouldn't his 160meters distance gained be very hard to beat?

And those people who drive 250m with own driver and 280m with Nike will lose?

Just wondering....
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PostSubject: Re: Nike Distance Challenge 20 Feb - 10 Apr 2013   Wed Feb 06, 2013 11:01 pm

True..

What if the player's own driver is way farther than the Nike's..? Doesn't this show the nike driver is not as good...? Quite embarrassing i think...

Laughing

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PostSubject: Re: Nike Distance Challenge 20 Feb - 10 Apr 2013   Wed Feb 06, 2013 11:04 pm

Someone should bring his/her rocketballz driver and have a show down...
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PostSubject: Re: Nike Distance Challenge 20 Feb - 10 Apr 2013   Thu Feb 07, 2013 7:34 am

Hammy's point is most valid, which is what I'm planning to do on the challenge day Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Nike Distance Challenge 20 Feb - 10 Apr 2013   Thu Feb 07, 2013 7:51 am

Anyone got a Triple X stiff shaft? I got a 8.5* head somewhere. ..I can build a new "gamer" driver for this cintest. On the other hand if they r gonna give the nike balls as the prize.. I"ll pass.
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PostSubject: Re: Nike Distance Challenge 20 Feb - 10 Apr 2013   Thu Feb 07, 2013 8:26 am

crayon33 wrote:
Anyone got a Triple X stiff shaft? I got a 8.5* head somewhere. ..I can build a new "gamer" driver for this cintest. On the other hand if they r gonna give the nike balls as the prize.. I"ll pass.

Good idea bro
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PostSubject: Re: Nike Distance Challenge 20 Feb - 10 Apr 2013   Thu Feb 07, 2013 9:47 am

mitatr wrote:
Hammy's point is most valid, which is what I'm planning to do on the challenge day Very Happy

Its worth a try bro~ haha can just tap the ball with our driver and whack with our life using the covert lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Nike Distance Challenge 20 Feb - 10 Apr 2013   Thu Feb 07, 2013 11:50 am

crayon33 wrote:
Anyone got a Triple X stiff shaft? I got a 8.5* head somewhere. ..I can build a new "gamer" driver for this cintest. On the other hand if they r gonna give the nike balls as the prize.. I"ll pass.

$6000 worth of balls?
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PostSubject: Re: Nike Distance Challenge 20 Feb - 10 Apr 2013   Thu Feb 07, 2013 1:20 pm

What Nike is trying to do here is to measure:
The same swing speed with the same smash factor
Differences between own driver actual distance vs Nike convert driver.
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PostSubject: Re: Nike Distance Challenge 20 Feb - 10 Apr 2013   Fri Feb 08, 2013 6:53 pm

Good info.. They must be very confident with their convert to organise such event.. Must try! : )
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PostSubject: Re: Nike Distance Challenge 20 Feb - 10 Apr 2013   Sat Feb 09, 2013 12:16 am

anyone knows whats the retail price for this?
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PostSubject: Re: Nike Distance Challenge 20 Feb - 10 Apr 2013   Sat Feb 09, 2013 9:17 am

benjaminsg wrote:
anyone knows whats the retail price for this?
The tour version was published in the recent golfing newspaper, global spec $650, j spec $725, tour spec $800.
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PostSubject: Re: Nike Distance Challenge 20 Feb - 10 Apr 2013   Sat Feb 09, 2013 9:27 am

Covert driver looks chio
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PostSubject: Re: Nike Distance Challenge 20 Feb - 10 Apr 2013   Sat Feb 09, 2013 10:57 am

enwee wrote:
benjaminsg wrote:
anyone knows whats the retail price for this?
The tour version was published in the recent golfing newspaper, global spec $650, j spec $725, tour spec $800.

wahhh expensive sia~
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PostSubject: Re: Nike Distance Challenge 20 Feb - 10 Apr 2013   Sat Feb 09, 2013 11:20 am

pretty susprised that the 460cc head has got no sight lines, while the smaller tour one has one "covert" sight line at the top

still prefer the 913, the fw looks real fantastic
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PostSubject: Re: Nike Distance Challenge 20 Feb - 10 Apr 2013   Sat Feb 09, 2013 11:27 pm

That's madness. But I don't mind taking my SQ Machspeed up against the Covert.

lolololololololz
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PostSubject: Mark Crossfield's review   Fri Feb 15, 2013 5:40 pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vVorEfG8mEY&feature=youtube_gdata_player

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PostSubject: Re: Nike Distance Challenge 20 Feb - 10 Apr 2013   Sun Feb 17, 2013 5:21 pm

got to try the covert today.. just hv to say, I ain't very impressed by e distance tt nike is hyping over.. but it felt pretty straight, though not pro enough to tell if it's bcos of e cavity. haha.. impact and sound felt kind of hollow, probably bcos of e cavity..
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PostSubject: Re: Nike Distance Challenge 20 Feb - 10 Apr 2013   Sun Feb 17, 2013 10:02 pm

just to share, a comprehensive review by Rick Shiels

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PostSubject: Re: Nike Distance Challenge 20 Feb - 10 Apr 2013   Sun Feb 17, 2013 10:20 pm

swordwind wrote:
got to try the covert today.. just hv to say, I ain't very impressed by e distance tt nike is hyping over.. but it felt pretty straight, though not pro enough to tell if it's bcos of e cavity. haha.. impact and sound felt kind of hollow, probably bcos of e cavity..

Funnily, many of Nike's drivers sound hollow since the Sumo Sq
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PostSubject: Re: Nike Distance Challenge 20 Feb - 10 Apr 2013   Mon Feb 18, 2013 10:45 am

Saw one at the range yesterday, honestly the sound did not appeal to me at all.
Don't know if it was the indian or the arrow, but not impressive distance.

Might have to strike it off my list
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PostSubject: Re: Nike Distance Challenge 20 Feb - 10 Apr 2013   Mon Feb 18, 2013 12:21 pm

oh no...it sounds hollow? that's the one thing i cannot live with.

i'll prob give this gimmicky challenge a go anyway. does anyone know if we have to register? or just show up?

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PostSubject: Re: Nike Distance Challenge 20 Feb - 10 Apr 2013   Mon Feb 18, 2013 12:26 pm

Furthermore on the logo stick on cavity seem like it'll drop off again.
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PostSubject: Re: Nike Distance Challenge 20 Feb - 10 Apr 2013   Mon Feb 18, 2013 6:11 pm

Looking at the youtube video...looks like it may solve my slicing problem?
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