Spikes that PGA Tour pros use?

Spikes that PGA Tour pros use?

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    I noticed at Tournament this week some pros using what appears to be spikes in their FJ shoes... Is this correct? Also does anyone know what percentage use non spikes? 

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    Funny, I had just read this article in GD.

    www.golfdigest.com/.../gawr-johnson-equipment-0409

    TT

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    I think it is about 25% from an article a while back.  Some events will not allow metal spikes any longer.  A few Master's ago, I think VJ went at it with Phil over his spikes.  Must have been rigth after he sprayed himself with deer antler spray and was having a "rage" moment.

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    BostonBuzza
    I think it is about 25% from an article a while back.  Some events will not allow metal spikes any longer.  A few Master's ago, I think VJ went at it with Phil over his spikes.  Must have been rigth after he sprayed himself with deer antler spray and was having a "rage" moment.

    I think It may actually be higher then that, 30 - 40%, many wear a hybrid softspike and metal combo, I believe it is made by Champs.

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    Devin, is the hybrid spike the ones with the metal in the middle and soft spikes surrounding the centered middle spike?

    I can't remember when I last had a pair of metal spikes on, but I can tell you it was back during my caddying days, and I certainly remember holding on to the back of a golf cart in the cart barn and creating sparks all over the place.  It was like bumber riding.  Boy the things you do as a youngster.

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    I can't believe that it is as high as 30-40% I figured it would be lower with the improvement of technology in softer spikes.

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    i always liked metal spikes and resisted switching until the end.  i think i heard Furyk wears them on one foot?

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    I don't know that at any time where I've golfed that metal spikes were real common (I'm a young'n!).  It's interesting that the pros will do things like metal on one foot and plastic on the other.  Anything to get that edge you need right?

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    BostonBuzza
    Devin, is the hybrid spike the ones with the metal in the middle and soft spikes surrounding the centered middle spike?

    I can't remember when I last had a pair of metal spikes on, but I can tell you it was back during my caddying days, and I certainly remember holding on to the back of a golf cart in the cart barn and creating sparks all over the place.  It was like bumber riding.  Boy the things you do as a youngster.

    yes they are

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    Metal spikes are a vivid memory for me.  That meant you were at the golf course and that sound is unmistakable.  Plus the marks on the floors at courses from those days.

    TT

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    loved metal spikes, wish most courses allowed them...

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    Remember the big deal created by VJ over the length of Phil's metal spikes.  

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    wow, it feels like forever since metal spikes. I don't mind plastic spikes at all.