The newer style requires a bit of break in time. I know exactly what you are talking about. When the SS Wizard came out, they were definitely "super soft". The one's that they make now are a little bit stiffer, but trust me, after about a week or two of harcore putting it will break in. One thing I did find that helped break them in quicker was flexing them a little and then rubbing them in the dirt. Then go wash them off. I have now switched up to the Soft Wizard because I like the combon of grip and firmness. The SS is great in late fall and winter time.
Oh yeah...the glow wizard is the bomb too.
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