Titleist is a respected and popular golf brand, with such players as Adam Scott, Steve Stricker, Bill Haas, Geoff Ogilvy, and Jordan Spieth under contract. Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, Matteo Manassero and Nick Watney were also contracted to use Titleist before moving to Nike.
Ping makes quality golf clubs and in my opinion compares better than most other brands. While the design originates in Phoenix USA, the assembly and components are outsourced from China. So in comparison to Ping products from 20 years ago, there is a lot to be desired.
I've played all of the premium balls on the market, and the TP 5 is clearly the best ball for my game. It is exceptionally long and straight. 10 to 20 yards longer. It has great feel and spin as well. I strongly recommend trying this ball. The TP 5 is my new go to ball.
2017 Titleist Pro V1 & Pro V1x Ball Review. Key Technology The ZG Process Core, first introduced in 2011, may not have changed in the Pro V1x, the new Pro V1 features a Next Generation 2.0 ZG Process Core that benefits from a new formula which generates lower spin and faster ball speeds.
Compared to other premium tour balls from Titleist and TaylorMade, the Chrome Soft X felt softer than them all. Combined with being around a third cheaper, it also offers good value for money and is a credible alternative if you prefer something that feels softer than your traditional X ball.
The Srixon Z-Star 2017 is a reasonably high spinning ball and therefore some mid to slow speed swingers may benefit from this more. Srixon Z-Star XV 2017 Golf Ball Review The 4-piece Srixon Z-Star 2017 XV is the same 105 compression as before, but within the E.G.G. (Energetic Gradient Growth) core the softer inner core is now larger.
The Tour ($15.95) promises stable ball flight, while the Drive ($10.95) is the lowest-priced option. Launching this week is the Pro Plus, Vice Golf’s first four-piece ball. vicegolf.com from $20. For more news that golfers everywhere are talking about, follow @golf_com on Twitter, like us on Facebook, and subscribe to our YouTube video channel.