Titleist AVX: seems that i don't get the yardage I expected
Before switching to the AVX, i was gaming the Srixon ZSTAR XV. I'm a high launch and high spin player and i'm always trying to find a ball that reduced my iron spin while maintainning the spin with wedges and chips.
Heard about the AVX last year, i was like: it seems to be the perfect fit for me.
To give you my specs:
98-102mph with a 6i (apex pro 14) mesured by track man / ball speed 134-137 mph ( yellow range ball) 140-144 mph (avx ball) mesured with a ES14 ( tends to underestimate ball speed by 1-2 mph)
SS ( no idea) / Ball speed : 170-173 mph mesured with a ES14 ( tends to underestimate ball speed by 1-2 mph).
at the beginning of 2018 i found on the course that the AVX gave me 5 meters more carry compared to my XV.
but now after comparing the carry, tour pros get for their ball speed, I feel like i'm very short for the amont of ball speed i'm generating.
I carry a 7i 165/170 meters with a ball speed in the 135-138, a full 7i is 140 ball speed on ES14 on a good contact and thats with the AVX ball whereas tour pro with same ball speed, same club and use higher spinning ball and carry like 180/185 meters.
I good example was on a par 3 that was 145 meters/ 160y, <5 mph of helping wind, for the test, i hit a full 9i, should normally be a soft 9i. I generated a 125 mph ( on ES14) with that 9i and it only pitched pin high... I've seen on Pro tracer, pros hitting their 9i at 118-120 mph and carrying 150m/165y.
The problem is that i have a shallow angle of attack and not delofting = high launch and lhigh spin.
Maybe it's me but I found myself short compared to the ball speed i get, i was wondering if you guys can confirm it or not
with the AVX ball on course and ES14 ball speed number
9i: 120-125 mph bs / 140-145m carry
8i: 128-132 mph bs /155-160m carry
7i: 135-140pm bs / 165/170m carry
6i : 140-43 mph bs / 175-180 carry
5i: 145-150 mph bs / 190-195m carry
4i: 149-152 pmh bs / No Idea
3i: 149-153 mph bs/ no idea
hybrid 17°: 155-161 mph bs/ No idea
Driver: 170-173 bs / No idea
So i guess that if i play a prov1 or pro v1x, i would losse easily 5-8 yards of carry for the same ball speed, which would be insanely short
It amazed me to see Rory playing the highest spinning ball of his sponsor and carry a 7i with 139 mph bs above 200y with i'm struggling passing 190y...
I've seen reviews where the AVX gave like -1000 rpm with the iron but it was slower ball speed than mine like 115-122mph with a 7i, i don't have any review that gives spin number for higher swing speed.
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