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Titleist Introduces New TruFeel Golf Ball – The Softest-Feeling Titleist
New Core and Aerodynamic Technologies Deliver More Long Game Distance, Enhance Best-in-Class Low Compression Performance
FAIRHAVEN, Mass. (Sept. 27, 2019) – The new Titleist TruFeel golf ball is engineered to deliver longer distance and excellent control for golfers who rely on the consistent performance and quality of the softest-feeling Titleist.
Now available in golf shops worldwide, Titleist TruFeel has been reimagined with a new TruTouch core and new TruFit aerodynamics for more distance with the driver and in the long game. A proprietary TruFlex cover provides ultra-soft feel and excellent control on shots into and around the green.
For golfers who prefer a very soft compression feel, Titleist TruFeel improves upon the prior generation DT TruSoft as the best performing golf ball in its class, offering a superior combination of soft feel, longer distance and short game control.
“We know from our extensive player testing that golfers who gravitate toward the softest-feeling golf balls are also clearly focused on performance,” said Michael Mahoney, Vice President, Titleist Golf Ball Marketing. “In this category, we continue to see competitive products that sacrifice distance or short-game spin in order to gain a softer feel. TruFeel strikes the perfect balance of extremely soft feel and all-around performance. Our engineers have advanced TruFeel’s low compression technology to add speed and distance in the long game while preserving the feel that golfers tell us they love – and the playability on every shot that makes this ball a Titleist.”
TruFeel is available in White and Optic Yellow, with a new Matte Red color option to be added in January 2020. The new TruFeel sidestamp has been designed to double as an alignment aid.
TruFeel PERFORMANCE & TECHNOLOGY
Titleist TruFeel delivers best-in-class performance through the most advanced low compression design and manufacturing technologies:
• New TruTouch Core: The fast, low compression TruTouch core generates low spin for long distance.
• TruFlex Cover: The TruFlex cover is a proprietary Titleist formulation designed for very soft feel around the green and excellent greenside control.
• New TruFit Aerodynamics: The new TruFit aerodynamics are designed with a symmetrically optimized pattern to enhance long game distance.
Every TruFeel golf ball is made at Titleist Ball Plant 2 in North Dartmouth, Mass., to ensure the most consistent performance, quality and feel – from ball to ball and dozen to dozen.
NEW SIDESSTAMP ALIGNMENT
The TruFeel sidestamp features a new alignment aid, providing golfers the option for easy alignment without having to mark a line on the ball. The design was inspired by the most popular alignment aid available through the My Titleist customizer on Titleist.com since alignment options debuted in February 2018.
COLOR OPTIONS AND AVAILABILITY
TruFeel is now available in golf shops worldwide in both White and Optic Yellow, with a new Matte Red color option coming in January 2020. MAP $22.99.
For more detailed info, here's the link to the Blog Preview of them. TruFeel
Almost a total remodel of the bag.
Epic Flash SZ 10.5 set at -1 N Graphite Design Tour AD TSG Blue X (45")
M3 15 set at -2 Paderson Fairway KG 860-F30 S
Epic Flash SZ 18 set at S N Tensei AV Blue 70 X
Z585 4 & 5 KBS C Taper S
Z785 6-AW KBS C Taper S
Glide Forged 56 KBS Hi Rev 2.0
Glide Forged 60 KBS Hi Rev 2.0
SS 28 CS 33"
Driver: Thank you MGS, flat out the best driver I have ever had in the bag.
3W: A random purchase after being unable to hit the original epic 3w. Put same shaft that I was fit for in the epic and it has been a match made in heaven. Absolute money from the tee and I know exactly what it will do from the fairway. Combined with the driver there are not many par 5's that I can't reach.
5W: Solid club but this spot has always been a trouble spot in my bag and that hasn't changed in 20 years.
Irons: Love the combo and they feel absolutely amazing. All of them are 1* strong, standard lie and +1/2" Biggest thing I was looking for in making the change was more control. They definitely fly different than P790's but hopefully after an adjustment period they will meet or exceed my expectations.
Wedges: A different look from what I am used to but feel is amazing. The shaft on full swings is so easy for me to deliver correctly.
Putter: Not a fast revolving door but one that moves some. Have gotten used to the look of the center shaft but still struggling with alignment some.
Ball: Titleist PROV1X #23 imprinted with THEZIPR in blue. Have played this ball since its birth and while I have tried many other options nothing has been able to kick it out.
Rangefinder: Bushnell PRO X2
Glove: Footjoy Weathersof. Love the Ping tour glove but at the rate I go through gloves I just can't justify the price difference.
Shoes: Ecco Biom G 3 BOA and Biom Hybrid 3 BOA. Most comfortable shoes I have ever worn.
Testers Wanted (10)
Fresh off it's stellar performance in the MyGolfSpy 2019 Golf Ball Buyers Guide (Read it Here) the newly released Snell MTB-X is taking the golf ball world by storm. Within two days of the study the ball was sold out on Snell's website. So what's all the fuss about, can a $32 (Less if you buy in quantity) ball really perform as well as some of the "Big Boy" balls? Well that's what we want you to determine for yourself.
Ten members will be selected to receive, test and keep a dozen Snell MTB-X balls (your choice of White or Yellow) then report back on the forum your experience and thoughts of the ball
The new 2019 Snell MTB-X is a 3-piece tour ball designed for lower driver spin, higher ball speeds, reducing “ballooning” with irons and providing excellent feel around the greens.
How To Apply
Open to U.S. and Canada Residents
Important Steps Please Follow All Them Exactly
*DO NOT quote this post in your application post!
Your First Name City of Residence
Current Primary Ball
Tell us of any previous experience with Snell Golf Balls...It's OK if you don"t have any.
Note: Participating and completing this testing, will not eliminate you from other testings to come in 2019
Testers will be selected sometime next week.
Your attention please.... after much deliberation and analysis we have come up with our list of 10 lucky spies who will be giving these balls a thorough test.
join me in congratulating these 10(!) spies who will be testing the MTB-X ball:
See the link below for more fun info!
This is seriously fun thing by Volvik. The following is a press release.
ORLANDO, Florida (May 1, 2019) – Volvik (volvik.com), known the world over for its high performance golf balls featuring more than 23 vibrant color options, reports record-setting sales of the Marvel x Volvik collaboration of Captain America, Ironman and Spider Man Vivid 4-Ball Sets. Since the release of the widely anticipated Disney film Avengers: Endgame in U.S. theatres April 26, demand for the golf ball sets has been extraordinary. The film, setting box-office records, already is the highest-grossing film of the year and the 10th highest-grossing film of all time. Since the movie’s release Volvik has witnessed unprecedented demand from golfers, retailers and pro shops across the country for the Marvel special edition sets.
“Since the premier of Avengers: Endgame, demand for the Captain America, Ironman and Spider Man Vivid 4-Ball Sets has exceeded our most aggressive forecasts,” said Don Shin, president of Volvik USA. “The response to the introduction of our Marvel Collaboration has been extremely robust.
“We feel fortunate to have such a strong relationship with the Marvel team and look forward to continued success.”
The Volvik Vivid high-performance three-piece oversized matte-finish golf ball is the product platform for the Marvel Collaboration of Captain America, Ironman and Spider Man. Each set comes in a custom-designed package with four Marvel decorated Vivid balls featuring Captain America, Ironman and Spider Man logos, as well as a magnetic hat clip and custom-tooled ball marker. Each four-ball set retails at $24.99. The sets can be purchased directly on Volvik.com or by calling 407-649-0013. Pro shops and retailers may order the sets from their local Volvik representatives.
The limited-edition sets are the first step in a series of Volvik product introductions that will continue throughout 2019 and beyond.
Marvel Worldwide Inc. is a publisher of American comic books and related media. In 2009, The Walt Disney Company acquired Marvel Entertainment, Marvel Worldwide’s parent company.
Golfers everywhere are discovering Volvik, the founder of the matte-finish golf ball and maker of the #1 matte-finish VIVID ball. With a tagline of “Change the Game,” Volvik is making golf fun again. Young golfers are increasing their engagement with the game because they love the Volvik colors, while experienced players are realizing that Volvik, “not just a pretty face,” manufactures golf balls that provide players with power, distance, precision and control.
With over 40 years of golf ball production, Volvik has led the way with unparalleled innovation, rapidly becoming one of the most significant and trusted golf ball manufacturers in the world.
Volvik is dedicated to the production of specialized 3- and 4-piece multi-layer high performance golf balls for players of every skill set, featuring 58 worldwide patents. Volvik’s patented SF matte coating has led to the development of Vivid, the world’s first matte finish golf ball.
Volvik recently expanded its best-selling Vivid matte finish golf ball product line with two new golf balls. Vivid Soft and Vivid Lite have been added to Vivid and Vivid XT, making the Vivid product line the largest selection of matte finish golf balls, with the ability to fit every type of player.
Volvik's product line portfolio has been in use on the world's professional tours since 2012. Players using Volvik golf balls have earned millions of dollars in prize money on the PGA TOUR, LPGA Tour, Champions Tour, Web.com Tour, Ladies European Tour, LAGT and Symetra Tour, with multiple victories. The Volvik Vivid XT is the official golf ball of the World Long Drive Association tour, and Volvik is the title sponsor of the Volvik World Long Drive Championship. The Vivid XT provides high visibility from Volvik’s patented SF matte coating, and explosive distance and power from its patented dual core technology.
For more information, see volvik.com.
With JB Holmes highlighting it, Srixon had a big day on Sunday with 3 worldwide wins. Here's the Srixon Equipment for each of them. Note they all had the new Srixon Z-Star ball in play.
J.B. Holmes – PGA TOUR – Genesis Open – Pacific Palisades, CA (5th PGATOUR win)
What’s in J.B.’s Bag:
· Srixon Z U85 Utility Iron (20º)
o Alternates this utility with an 18º depending on the course setup.
· Srixon Z 785 Irons (4-PW)
· Cleveland RTX 4 (50º MID, 54º MID, 60º LOW)
· Srixon Z-STAR XV
o On a day that got more and more difficult as the wind wreaked havoc on players ability to control their distances, J.B. leaned on the stability and consistency of his Z-STAR XV and hit the shots he needed to coming down the stretch.
Ryan Fox – European Tour – ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth – Perth, Australia. (1st European Tour win)
What’s in Ryan’s Bag:
· Srixon Z 785 Driver (10.5º)
o Known as one of the longest player on the European Tour, this was just Ryan’s second week of competition with the new Z 785 driver.
· Srixon Z U85 Utility Iron (20º)
· Srixon Z 785 Irons (4-PW)
· Cleveland RTX 4 (50º MID, 54º MID, 60º MID)
· Srixon Z-STAR XV
Miguel Angel-Jimenez – Champions Tour – Chubb Classic – Naples, Florida (7th Champions Tour win)
What’s in Miguel’s Bag:
· Srixon Z-STAR
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