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10 hours ago, Shankster said:

Do any of the other testers find them to be super soft?  Like Tour Soft, Soft?

I game the Bridgestone X and have played the AVX… i don’t think they feel super soft… but I’ll pay attention.

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20 hours ago, Shankster said:

Do any of the other testers find them to be super soft?  Like Tour Soft, Soft?

hit the test balls along side the Tour Soft and they feel the same (especially off the wedge) but I wasn't getting the same amount of spin with the Tour Soft as I was the test balls on the 50 yard pitch shots.

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On 8/2/2021 at 7:15 AM, Shankster said:

Do any of the other testers find them to be super soft?  Like Tour Soft, Soft?

Unfortunately, the balls I play are all firm. I just did a couple months of ball testing with Bridgestone BX, Srixon Z Star XV, TP5x, ProV1x, Snell MTBX. So both of these Titleist balls feel very soft to me. But I havent hit a Tour Soft ball in a long time. 

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Howdy

Questions related to how long I play a golf ball. It has become sort of a thing in my group to see how long I can play a ball.

I play on a desert course with only 2 holes with water. One of those holes the water is off the tee so maybe once a year a ball goes in. Have been playing the course since 2001, so we pretty much know where balls go if we hit in the desert. The ball is mostly finding grass and not being cut by golf cart paths or whatever. I am retired and play with my wife, so my golf budget is already pretty dang expensive, without spending money on golf balls. We play 3-6 times a week. We find a ton of balls so I haven't spent money on golf balls in a long time. I just finished playing a found golf ball getting 16 rounds out of it. Clearly I liked this ball and it was pretty exceptional. It didn't want to get lost and made a couple of birdies per round right up to it's watery grave. You couldn't read the Titleist logo on one side. But for play, this is purely cosmetic. For most of the golfers on the forum, this would be very verboten. I get that forum members would take a new ball out of service after a round or maybe two at the most. However, the value for me of the current golf ball is they will last a long time with little degradation in play ability. We don't see a downside in terms of scoring playing used balls. We play the correct tee for us which is about 6200 yards and our drives are 200-240 yards in the group. We don't play for money. We shoot in the 70's to mid 80's. If you shoot those numbers most of the time, that is roughly 36 hits per round with chips and putting being the rest of the scoring. So expecting a ball to last through 360 full hits for 10 rounds doesn't seem like that big of a requirement. Clearly, when a ball stops being in the window you want and the distance dispersion gets out of hand, the ball goes away. But for slow to medium swing speeds, how many forum members believe that is after one round?

I get that you can't minimize around the green hits for spin etc, but we are playing greens that stimp at no more than 10 and relatively speaking, not a lot of slope. 

If I was playing a tournament or was as serious about golf as I was when I was trying to qualify as a club pro- I wouldn't expect a ball to last more than 9 holes. I also wouldn't be buying my clubs on Callaway preowned and not waiting 5 or 6 years plus to replace what I am using. 

I think this would be a great test for mygolfspy. At how many hits does a modern golf ball really start to be affected for people driving the ball say 220 yards, vs players driving it 270 plus. I'm not talking refurbs which we already know are not great. They already noted in this test that for slow to medium swing speeds, dispersion from length and side to side wasn't that great for the modern ball. For stroke gained metrics at our level, at what point does a brand new ball lose enough distance or dispersion that it would materially affect golfers with slow to medium swing speeds. Mygolfspy just did a couple of weeks of testing, maybe next year take 5 Pro V1 and whack them 300 times and see what the percentage degradation looks like. Make half the hits with a driver and half with a 7 iron. 

Just saying for casual golfers a new golf ball isn't required for every round. Like all things in life, the novelty of using a ball for many rounds will wear off soon enough, but for now it's kind of fun.

 

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I received 2 white sleeves from Titleist, #2 & #3. I tested the balls side by side on a perfect day. First, putting on the practice and actual greens, I couldn't tell any difference. Driver distance showed the balls to be virtually identical, with #2 having a higher trajectory and softer feel. #3 definitely had a harder, higher compression feel. Dispersion identical. Fairway irons the advantage goes to #2. Dispersion was tighter and my slight draw & direction was right on. Distance control was also better with #2. On a 115 yd approach #3 was slightly shorter and right, while #2 hit an inch from the pin and went in! On two par 3's, the #2 was within 15" of the pin, while the #3 was several yards right. Chipping, I couldn't tell any difference, with spin and rollout very close.  When I reported back to Titleist apparently there were three balls being tested, #2, #3, & #4. I know they won't tell me, but I'd love to know the name of #2, as I'd put that ball in play immediately if and when it becomes available.

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12 minutes ago, HDTVMAN said:

I received 2 white sleeves from Titleist, #2 & #3. I tested the balls side by side on a perfect day. First, putting on the practice and actual greens, I couldn't tell any difference. Driver distance showed the balls to be virtually identical, with #2 having a higher trajectory and softer feel. #3 definitely had a harder, higher compression feel. Dispersion identical. Fairway irons the advantage goes to #2. Dispersion was tighter and my slight draw & direction was right on. Distance control was also better with #2. On a 115 yd approach #3 was slightly shorter and right, while #2 hit an inch from the pin and went in! On two par 3's, the #2 was within 15" of the pin, while the #3 was several yards right. Chipping, I couldn't tell any difference, with spin and rollout very close.  When I reported back to Titleist apparently there were three balls being tested, #2, #3, & #4. I know they won't tell me, but I'd love to know the name of #2, as I'd put that ball in play immediately if and when it becomes available.

In what manner of communications did you report back to Titlist? Did you receive contact information with the balls or separately?

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2 hours ago, Larryw said:

In what manner of communications did you report back to Titlist? Did you receive contact information with the balls or separately?

Oooh the plot thickens!

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3 hours ago, HDTVMAN said:

I received 2 white sleeves from Titleist, #2 & #3. I tested the balls side by side on a perfect day. First, putting on the practice and actual greens, I couldn't tell any difference. Driver distance showed the balls to be virtually identical, with #2 having a higher trajectory and softer feel. #3 definitely had a harder, higher compression feel. Dispersion identical. Fairway irons the advantage goes to #2. Dispersion was tighter and my slight draw & direction was right on. Distance control was also better with #2. On a 115 yd approach #3 was slightly shorter and right, while #2 hit an inch from the pin and went in! On two par 3's, the #2 was within 15" of the pin, while the #3 was several yards right. Chipping, I couldn't tell any difference, with spin and rollout very close.  When I reported back to Titleist apparently there were three balls being tested, #2, #3, & #4. I know they won't tell me, but I'd love to know the name of #2, as I'd put that ball in play immediately if and when it becomes available.

I feel the same of my #3 ball. I however have not heard from Titelist... You must be special. 

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Dang, they seemed to have installed water magnets in the #3 balls I received, as a second one again met a watery demise when it came up short on number 12 this morning.  Played the rest of the round with one of my two remaining #4 balls, to fairly good success.

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Just got the Titleist blind survey. It is very basic. Here's the relevant questions. You can take more away from the thread. 

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Ran some tests tonight on the simulator.  I used current ProV1, ProV1x and the Titleist Test Ball #3 and Titleist Test Ball #4 with my 7-iron.  I kept fairly tight parameters, only keeping shots that were 85+mph club head speed and within 5 yards of my target.

Overall, not too much difference between the current and the new balls. 

-- Peejer

My results are below:

SHOT BALL LAUNCH BACK SIDE SIDE OFFLINE CARRY ROLL TOTAL FLIGHT DSCNT HEIGHT CLUB PTI
# MPH DEG RPM RPM DEG YD YD YD YD SEC DEG YD MPH SCORE
ProV1                            
AVG 117 18.7 6237 83 -1.7 -5 171 11 182 6.2 44 30 86 1.36
                             
ProV1x                            
AVG 116 19 6603 13 -0.8 -1 170 11 181 6.2 46 31 87 1.34
                             
Titleist#3                             
AVG 115 19.2 6227 -23 -0.8 -3.5 169 12 181 6.2 45 30 85 1.36
                             
Titleist#4                             
AVG 118 19.3 6581 326 -1.6 0 171 10 181 6.3 46

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88 1.34
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OK Survey completed.

After cutting the balls I have not changed my views.

Both balls are very good. I prefer #3 which had better launch attributes for me. I still feel that #4 stops a little better on the green but launches higher and is much more affected by wind than #3.

My takes on the ball pictures:

#3 closely resembles a Tour Speed but with a thinner cover.

#4 closely resembles a Prov1.

I included my Maxfli Tour for comparison. Looks much like a Prov1 to me.

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13 hours ago, Peejer said:

Ran some tests tonight on the simulator.  I used current ProV1, ProV1x and the Titleist Test Ball #3 and Titleist Test Ball #4 with my 7-iron.  I kept fairly tight parameters, only keeping shots that were 85+mph club head speed and within 5 yards of my target.

Overall, not too much difference between the current and the new balls. 

-- Peejer

My results are below:

SHOT BALL LAUNCH BACK SIDE SIDE OFFLINE CARRY ROLL TOTAL FLIGHT DSCNT HEIGHT CLUB PTI
# MPH DEG RPM RPM DEG YD YD YD YD SEC DEG YD MPH SCORE
ProV1                            
AVG 117 18.7 6237 83 -1.7 -5 171 11 182 6.2 44 30 86 1.36
                             
ProV1x                            
AVG 116 19 6603 13 -0.8 -1 170 11 181 6.2 46 31 87 1.34
                             
Titleist#3                             
AVG 115 19.2 6227 -23 -0.8 -3.5 169 12 181 6.2 45 30 85 1.36
                             
Titleist#4                             
AVG 118 19.3 6581 326 -1.6 0 171 10 181 6.3 46

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88 1.34

Pretty significant differences in spin 

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Ok, so apparently I didn't set up the launch monitor correctly to record the data on my session in the hitting bay today... oh well. It wasn't that remarkable! My spin numbers were a touch higher with the 3 ball with irons and hybrids... not a ton of difference, though... Honestly, variance would be enough to explain the difference. I also can't hit driver in my hitting bay as it's too small for me to swing driver (I'm tall and have a long finish)

I took the two balls out to my least favorite 433 par 4 and banged some drivers (I only had 2 of each for reasons)... on the first hole the #3 went slight farther, the 2 4s were well struck and right next to each other and the last #3 found it's way barely OB... My misses have CONSISTENTLY been bigger with the 3 ball, but I don't have enough reps in to really conclude it's the ball and not just me being a 6 handicap. The three drivers were all inside the 150 marker, so 280+ which I'm perfectly happy with. 

Hit some pitching wedges at a green (I should have moved closer... I was pushing it!) hit on with one of each... the 4 spun slightly more, but I was happy with the results of both balls...

On the next hole, I crushed 3 drives into the fairway and had a hot pull left that was in bounds and closest to the pin (but in the rough)... I knocked some 50 yard wedges at the pin, and the #4 stopped closest, but the spin generated seemed about equal. 

Overall, I think I like the 4 better... It might just be luck based, but I've seemed to hit better shots with it and gotten away with misses more... I'm going to play the 4 tomorrow during my round and then the 3 the next time I play and see if I notice any difference over 18 holes.

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I played the #3 on the front nine and the #4 on the back nine today. Observations:

#3 was softer off the tee, iron & putter

#4 had a higher flight

both flew about the same.

#4 came out of the bunker on the last hole and stopped just a few feet from the hole.  I was in a bunker that was below the green so I was surprised by the stop.

I think I like the #4 best.

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I ran some more tests tonight on the simulator.  I used current ProV1, ProV1x and the Titleist Test Ball #3 and Titleist Test Ball #4 with my Pitching Wedge.  I kept fairly tight parameters, only keeping shots that were within 5 yards of my target.

Significantly lower spin and longer roll-out on Test Ball #3.

-- Peejer

My results are below:

 

SHOT BALL LAUNCH BACK SIDE SIDE OFFLINE CARRY ROLL TOTAL FLIGHT DSCNT HEIGHT
# MPH DEG RPM RPM DEG YD YD YD YD SEC DEG YD
ProV1                        
AVG 97 28.4 9418 485 -1.9 0 127 5.5 133 5.7 50 30
                         
ProV1x                        
AVG 98 30 8094 412 -2.3 -2 128 6.5 135 5.9 52 32
                         
Test Ball 3                        
AVG 96 31.8 6773 391 -2.2 -2 126 8 134 6 53 33
                         
Test Ball 4                        
AVG 97 30 8762 548 -2 0 127 6.3 134 5.9 51 31

 

 

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5 hours ago, Peejer said:

I ran some more tests tonight on the simulator.  I used current ProV1, ProV1x and the Titleist Test Ball #3 and Titleist Test Ball #4 with my Pitching Wedge.  I kept fairly tight parameters, only keeping shots that were within 5 yards of my target.

Significantly lower spin and longer roll-out on Test Ball #3.

-- Peejer

My results are below:

 

SHOT BALL LAUNCH BACK SIDE SIDE OFFLINE CARRY ROLL TOTAL FLIGHT DSCNT HEIGHT
# MPH DEG RPM RPM DEG YD YD YD YD SEC DEG YD
ProV1                        
AVG 97 28.4 9418 485 -1.9 0 127 5.5 133 5.7 50 30
                         
ProV1x                        
AVG 98 30 8094 412 -2.3 -2 128 6.5 135 5.9 52 32
                         
Test Ball 3                        
AVG 96 31.8 6773 391 -2.2 -2 126 8 134 6 53 33
                         
Test Ball 4                        
AVG 97 30 8762 548 -2 0 127 6.3 134 5.9 51 31

 

 

That’s interesting that #3 launches nearly 2* higher yet has that much less spin.

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2 hours ago, tommc23 said:

That’s interesting that #3 launches nearly 2* higher yet has that much less spin.

that would be fairly common in an ionomer ball, but it is surprising for urethane. I'm also looking at the spin differentials between ProV1 and ProV1x, which seem inverted from what I would have expected

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Played the #4 ball last night and hit side by side with the 3 on a few occasions. 3 seemed slightly softer, I use my hollow body G700 4 iron off the tee as it is loud especially on mis-hits. Minimal performance difference on full iron swings. These are 2 tee shots that ran out to 225 with the 4 iron. Couldn’t do that again if I tried. 
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Full swing performance into greens is mostly of the one hop and stop variety. Full 8 iro :
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Full 9 iron which backed up off an up slope:

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2x 70 yard shots with lob wedge off downhill lie. Landing spots were different slopes so unable to judge run out. 
 

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Was only able to hit driver twice. Had 1 wipey heel slice with each ball. I would say the #3 ball curved a bit less. Ball flight seemed higher with the #4 but would need more data with consistent strikes. 
 

Nothing from this test would discourage me from playing the #4. Next time will play the #3 with a few side by side shots with the 4 sprinkled in. 

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13 hours ago, Peejer said:

I ran some more tests tonight on the simulator.  I used current ProV1, ProV1x and the Titleist Test Ball #3 and Titleist Test Ball #4 with my Pitching Wedge.  I kept fairly tight parameters, only keeping shots that were within 5 yards of my target.

Significantly lower spin and longer roll-out on Test Ball #3.

-- Peejer

My results are below:

 

SHOT BALL LAUNCH BACK SIDE SIDE OFFLINE CARRY ROLL TOTAL FLIGHT DSCNT HEIGHT
# MPH DEG RPM RPM DEG YD YD YD YD SEC DEG YD
ProV1                        
AVG 97 28.4 9418 485 -1.9 0 127 5.5 133 5.7 50 30
                         
ProV1x                        
AVG 98 30 8094 412 -2.3 -2 128 6.5 135 5.9 52 32
                         
Test Ball 3                        
AVG 96 31.8 6773 391 -2.2 -2 126 8 134 6 53 33
                         
Test Ball 4                        
AVG 97 30 8762 548 -2 0 127 6.3 134 5.9 51 31

 

 

all those spin numbers seem really low....even for the Prov1....

Golf is cool

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