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jwb10jwb10 Major WinnerMars 1024Members Posts: 1,024
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Reps are talking up new ball with better, softer cover. Anybody got some ? How are they different, when are they do out, and any other info. would be appreciated ? Pictures, too ?
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  • CClarkCClark  25Members Posts: 25
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    I love the TP/TPx ball but would love it even better if they had a yellow option....any chance they offer this with the updated ball?
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  • jwb10jwb10 Major Winner Mars 1024Members Posts: 1,024
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    I like yellow, too. I would imagine with ProV coming now with yellow, TP5 will, too
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  • cristphotocristphoto  3540Members Posts: 3,540
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    I truly hope Taylor Made doesn't mess too much with the TP5X as its a great ball. If they do mess it up I'll load up on the current model. That's one good thing TM does that Titleist doesn't is put their prior models on sale.
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  • cvhookem63cvhookem63 Fujikura Ventus Experience ETX 4780ClubWRX Posts: 4,780
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    I haven't heard/seen anything on a new version, but I know that as soon as the previous TP5x version is marked down I will be stocking up on them.
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  • storm319storm319 US 3980Members Posts: 3,980
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    Stanks wrote:


    Taylormade is keeping this hush hush hush. I am almost thinking it might be another full season until they go to the successors.



    Realistically, all I think they needed to correct was the alignment and the cover durability. It is an amazing product and just needs these two things for refinement.



    Curious that titleist is being very up front and loud about the prov1 2019 and TM hasn’t responded.




    Doubtful considering the TP5/X are coming up on two years and the fact that TM has never had a flagship urethane model go beyond a two year cycle.



    It will be interesting to see if the TP5/X sold well enough to keep the name going for the next product cycle.
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  • grm24grm24 Western PA 3873Members Posts: 3,873
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    cristphoto wrote:


    I truly hope Taylor Made doesn't mess too much with the TP5X as its a great ball. If they do mess it up I'll load up on the current model. That's one good thing TM does that Titleist doesn't is put their prior models on sale.
    Titleist does mark down the prior model Pro-V1 line when they release a new version. They sell the prior version for $39.99
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  • cristphotocristphoto  3540Members Posts: 3,540
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    grm24 wrote:

    cristphoto wrote:


    I truly hope Taylor Made doesn't mess too much with the TP5X as its a great ball. If they do mess it up I'll load up on the current model. That's one good thing TM does that Titleist doesn't is put their prior models on sale.
    Titleist does mark down the prior model Pro-V1 line when they release a new version. They sell the prior version for $39.99




    That’s true but still not much of a sale for a previous model. When Taylor Made came out with the current TP5 series you could but the prior Tour Preferred series direct from Taylor Made for $22 a dozen which included free shipping.
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  • elwhippyelwhippy  3322Members Posts: 3,322
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    Note to TM. I like the firmer feel of the TP5 models. I don't want a softer version.
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  • ZA206ZA206  664Members Posts: 664
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    Then only change I'd request is a proper alignment arrow on the seam, not the mis-aligned, unusable garbage that's on there now.



    -ZA
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    ZA206 wrote:


    Then only change I'd request is a proper alignment arrow on the seam, not the mis-aligned, unusable garbage that's on there now.



    -ZA




    I agree. When the ball was called Tour Preferred that provided a decent aid. The TP5X is too short.
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  • RobYakesRobYakes "You can talk to a fade but a hook won't listen" Washington, D.C. 390Members, ClubWRX Posts: 390
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    Stanks wrote:


    Ah ha! You jest!



    Everyone has one of those bad larries lying around but check this out, some of us don't wanna use one!



    Rick shiels boasts about the ball since day one and puts it in the bag day one and still hates the alignment.



    I think they could cleverly fix it.




    Fixed it...



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  • jwb10jwb10 Major Winner Mars 1024Members Posts: 1,024
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    RobYakes wrote:

    Stanks wrote:


    Ah ha! You jest!



    Everyone has one of those bad larries lying around but check this out, some of us don't wanna use one!



    Rick shiels boasts about the ball since day one and puts it in the bag day one and still hates the alignment.



    I think they could cleverly fix it.




    Fixed it...





    Tell us more, Obi-wan
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  • jwb10jwb10 Major Winner Mars 1024Members Posts: 1,024
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    Somebodys got the scoop,what are they going to do. Will I be able to drive it 350 ,straight and draw it back 20 yards ?? image/scenic.gif' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':scenic:' /> image/download.gif' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':download:' />
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  • grm24grm24 Western PA 3873Members Posts: 3,873
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    cristphoto wrote:

    grm24 wrote:

    cristphoto wrote:


    I truly hope Taylor Made doesn't mess too much with the TP5X as its a great ball. If they do mess it up I'll load up on the current model. That's one good thing TM does that Titleist doesn't is put their prior models on sale.
    Titleist does mark down the prior model Pro-V1 line when they release a new version. They sell the prior version for $39.99




    That's true but still not much of a sale for a previous model. When Taylor Made came out with the current TP5 series you could but the prior Tour Preferred series direct from Taylor Made for $22 a dozen which included free shipping.




    It's still a sale though. Same was when they do their buy 3 get 1 free. On the other hand TM seems to really over produce every tour level ball that they have made. Witness how long it took TM to clear their Lethal stock a long time after is was discontinued by selling 50 and 100 packs of the Lethal balls. Same with the fire sale of the Tour Preferred line before/after the TP5 line was released.



    TM always seems to have a warehouse or three full of old stock that they have to liquidate at bargain prices. Titleist seems not to have that issue. Titleist has no reason to mark the Pro V1 line down to $22-24/dozen when they continually sell enough product at full price or slightly below when the next gen ball is released.
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  • jll62jll62 Minneapolis 2268ClubWRX Posts: 2,268
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    Stanks wrote:


    Taylormade is keeping this hush hush hush. I am almost thinking it might be another full season until they go to the successors.



    Realistically, all I think they needed to correct was the alignment and the cover durability. It is an amazing product and just needs these two things for refinement.



    Curious that titleist is being very up front and loud about the prov1 2019 and TM hasn't responded.




    I can say definitively that they aren't going another season. The current line is two years old and is being replaced.



    As for details, there have been a few hints in various places in the past couple of months, but nothing concrete or worth posting. I saw one pic of launch monitor numbers from the test of a prototype that claimed ball speeds ~5 mph higher than the person had ever achieved before. Seems hard to believe, but I also found the wind performance and mid/long iron distance claims of the TP5x hard to believe and those proved out for me. I guess we'll see.



    Personally, I'd love a new ball that's between the current TP5 and TP5x. Would love the full shot performance of the TP5x with a slightly softer cover for better green side feel.
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  • SheriffBoothSheriffBooth  4482Marshals, BST Volunteer Mods Posts: 4,482
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    jll62 wrote:

    Stanks wrote:


    Taylormade is keeping this hush hush hush. I am almost thinking it might be another full season until they go to the successors.



    Realistically, all I think they needed to correct was the alignment and the cover durability. It is an amazing product and just needs these two things for refinement.



    Curious that titleist is being very up front and loud about the prov1 2019 and TM hasn't responded.




    I can say definitively that they aren't going another season. The current line is two years old and is being replaced.



    As for details, there have been a few hints in various places in the past couple of months, but nothing concrete or worth posting. I saw one pic of launch monitor numbers from the test of a prototype that claimed ball speeds ~5 mph higher than the person had ever achieved before. Seems hard to believe, but I also found the wind performance and mid/long iron distance claims of the TP5x hard to believe and those proved out for me. I guess we'll see.



    Personally, I'd love a new ball that's between the current TP5 and TP5x. Would love the full shot performance of the TP5x with a slightly softer cover for better green side feel.




    Agree with this 100%. I want a TP5X that putts like a TP5.
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    jll62 wrote:

    Stanks wrote:


    Taylormade is keeping this hush hush hush. I am almost thinking it might be another full season until they go to the successors.



    Realistically, all I think they needed to correct was the alignment and the cover durability. It is an amazing product and just needs these two things for refinement.



    Curious that titleist is being very up front and loud about the prov1 2019 and TM hasn't responded.




    I can say definitively that they aren't going another season. The current line is two years old and is being replaced.



    As for details, there have been a few hints in various places in the past couple of months, but nothing concrete or worth posting. I saw one pic of launch monitor numbers from the test of a prototype that claimed ball speeds ~5 mph higher than the person had ever achieved before. Seems hard to believe, but I also found the wind performance and mid/long iron distance claims of the TP5x hard to believe and those proved out for me. I guess we'll see.



    Personally, I'd love a new ball that's between the current TP5 and TP5x. Would love the full shot performance of the TP5x with a slightly softer cover for better green side feel.




    Agree with this 100%. I want a TP5X that putts like a TP5.




    Count me in!
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  • BiggErnBiggErn  2703Members Posts: 2,703
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    I would say make a yellow but I’d probably still just buy a Project a
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  • noodle3872noodle3872 Chilliwack B.C. Canada 2915Members Posts: 2,915
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    BiggErn wrote:


    I would say make a yellow but I’d probably still just buy a Project a




    Yellow is doable. The 2017 TP5/TP5x balls were available in Japan in yellow.
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  • DonW468DonW468  17Members Posts: 17
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    noodle3872 wrote:

    BiggErn wrote:


    I would say make a yellow but I'd probably still just buy a Project a




    Yellow is doable. The 2017 TP5/TP5x balls were available in Japan in yellow.




    Nice! I had mine last month and I'm still using them. It would be nice if these balls glow in the dark.
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    I would love to see a ball that fits in-between the 5 and X. The distance of the X and soft feeling spin around the greens of 5! image/drinks.gif' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':drinks:' />
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    cvhookem63 wrote:


    I haven't heard/seen anything on a new version, but I know that as soon as the previous TP5x version is marked down I will be stocking up on them.


    Golftown in Canada has been selling 2 dozen for $100 Cdn. for quite a while. That's about $1 above Pro Cost.



    I would bet the farm they are bringing out a new ball.
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  • HighBoomingDrawsHighBoomingDraws Flagnostic All 2019 MoCo, MD 1165Members Posts: 1,165
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    I just hope the $20/dozen tp5x practice ball sale stays in stock
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    Not sure what they can improve. Already a fantastic product.
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    elwhippy wrote:


    Not sure what they can improve. Already a fantastic product.




    I agree.
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  • noodle3872noodle3872 Chilliwack B.C. Canada 2915Members Posts: 2,915
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    elwhippy wrote:


    Not sure what they can improve. Already a fantastic product.




    My wish list of improvements;



    1. hide the seam on the cover better.

    2. new label that helps alignment of putts.
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