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Testers ANNOUNCED: Srixon Z Star and Z Star XV Golf Balls

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James / California

8 handicap / 103 driver chs

Pro V1x

I have played the Z star once because I found one, so not enough experience for a real opinion

Taylormade SIM Driver

Titleist 915 3 wood

Taylormade M1 Hybrid

Mizuno JPX921 Tour 4-PW

Mizuno T20 50/55/60

Toulon Las Vegas

Taylormade TP5x



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Cody- Texas

12- 102mph

Titleist ProV1 (switched to this recently from the Chrome Soft X)

Never played the Z or XV but always have been tempted to pick some up and try them out (especially for the quality/price). I have played the Soft Feel (absolutely hated it) and the standard Q-Star (surprisingly decent). 


In the Bag:

Driver: :callaway-small: Callaway Rogue 9° (Project X Hazardous Yellow 76g 6.0 Stiff Flex)

3 Wood: :callaway-small: Callaway Diablo Edge Tour 15° (Stiff Flex)

Hybrid: :titelist-small: Titleist 816 H2 19° (Fujikura Motore Tour Spec Stiff Flex)

Irons: :ping-small: Ping i E1 4i-UW (Ping CFS Stiff Flex)

Wedges: :mizuno-small: Mizuno T7 54°/9°; :cleveland-small: Cleveland RTX 3 58°/8°

Putter: :odyssey-small: Odyssey O-Works Versa #7 (33", Super Stroke Pistol GT)

Ball: :srixon-small: Srixon Z-Star

Other: image.png.1a836b4c89a21e13ee937550f4016dae.png Shot Scope V2 

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Mike / Ohio

2.5 / 110 driver, 92 6 iron

Nike RZN Tour Platinum

Have you previously played the Z Star or XV -- No I have not tried either of these yet but looking forward to giving them a try

Driver- Cobra LTD (Matrix Ozik Black-tie 65M4 stiff tipped 1/2")

3wood - Cobra Fly-Z+ (Fujikura Vista Pro 70 series- stiff tipped 1/2")

Hybrid - Cobra Bio Cell (Stock ProjectX- stiff)

Irons - Cobra Pro CB's (Project X 5.5 Hardstepped)

Wedges - Vokey (50/54/58)

Putter - Oddysey O-Works 1w Red

Ball - Nike RZN Tour Platinum(Til my stash is gone)

Handicap - 4.2

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Tony, Iowa


Vice Pro

Older versions

Driver :taylormade-small:  M2 9.5 deg. Tensei CK Series Blue 50 Stiff

3 Wood :callaway-small: Steel Head Tensei CK Series Blue Reg.

Hybrids :taylormade-small: M2 3-4H - Reg.

Irons :taylormade-small: M2 5-PW Reg. Steel

Wedges :titelist-small: 52* 56* Vokey SM4 Black

Putter :odyssey-small: Versa White Hot RX #7  35 inch SuperStroke Slim 3.0

Ball  VICE Tour

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I would love to test out this ball.  I not only have the motivation to do on course research I have Trackman to help me with any statistical information as well.  

First Name/State - Roberto / Massachusetts

Handicap/Swing Speed - 22 / 100+mph for driver, 85-93mph for irons

Current Ball Played - Shopping to truly dial in, however, I used Bridgestone B-XS for the majority of last season and loved them!

Have you previously played the Z Star or XV - Z star yes (Great ball!), XV not yet

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First Name/State: Steve / Oklahoma

Handicap/Swing Speed: 26 / 85

Current Ball Played: Avant

Have you previously played the Z Star or XV: No

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First Name/State: Joe...Indiana

Handicap/Swing Speed: 19 / 95

Current Ball Played: TM Project a

Have you previously played the Z-Star or XV: No

:callaway-small: Epic Flash

:cobra-small: King F8 3W & F9 Baffler

:ping-small: G425 4i-PW

:cleveland-small: CBX2 50/54/58

:titleist-small: Pro V1X or :taylormade-small: Tour Response (thanks to MGS testing)

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Name: Nick. State: Washington

Handicap: 16. Swing speed: 93

 Current ball: Kirkland Signature 

I have played the Z Star for a few rounds before, and liked them. After reading the golf ball testing article, I’d be really interested in switching to these balls. 

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Dominic, Washington, DC

2.4 HC, 99 mph swing speed

TaylorMade TP5x (last year's model)

I just bought a couple of Srizon Z Star sleeves to test after your results.  Only played one round with them so far.  I would be happy to share any/all thoughts in the test.  Great work as always!

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I’ve been playing these for years. Very interested into seeing what other spies think

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Titleist 917D2 10.5

Ben Hogan GS53 3 Wood

Cobra Fly-Z Hybrid 18.5

Titleist 816 H1 23


Cleveland RTX 3.0 50/10 V-MG

Cleveland RTX 3.0 54/14  V-FG

Cleveland RTX 3.0 58/12 V -FG


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Eric - Michigan 

+.5 / 102mph

Bridgestone tour B X

i have never played a Srixon ball

Ping G425 LST 10.5* - Rogue White 130

Ping G425 LST 14.5 - Rogue White 130

TaylorMade SIM 19* Tensei Pro White

Srixon ZX5 4&5 iron Modus 120

Srixon ZX7 6-AW Modus 120

Vokey SM8 54* 60* Modus 125 wedge

EvnRoll ER5B

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Don, California

7.4- 115 MPH driver

Talyormade TP5X/Z star yellow

I have played the q-star and Z starXV as my main two balls for all of last year.  I get great performance out of both and love how straight they are compared to other models I try.  I use arccos and get pretty accurate data on my game and real yardages for each club.

CA Golfer

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