Srixon Zstar X vs. XV

Jbird33Jbird33 Members Posts: 460
anyone compared?
I like the Zstar X (a lot) and can still find them. Wondering if I should buy up what I can find or if the XV is as good or better. Does anybody have experience with both yet?



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  • burns9304burns9304 Members Posts: 352 ✭✭✭✭
    I like the XV much better than the X. I find the feel on short shorts is what really makes the XV stand out over the X, which I found very harsh.
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  • +Church+Church Members Posts: 1,032 ✭✭
    I agree with burns, I've played both(even though I prefer the regular z-star) but the XV has better feel than the x in my opinion. I like "clicky" but not too much. That's why I play just the regular.
  • DrogsterDrogster Born Again Golfer Members Posts: 29
    I played 18 holes today with the Z-Star XV once again. The distance, durability, and straight ball flight are great. The wind changed direction about 3 to 4 times during the round. On one hole it was really getting up and I allowed for the wind and the ball went dead straight. Nice of the putter also. Great out of the bunkers, 3 times it landed on the greens and stopped dead. Approach shots were predictable. Loving this ball.



    I choose the VX for the extra distance and give up a bit of the spin around the greens. In saying that it has plenty of spin for me. Lands, hops and stops within 1-2 feet.



    My pitching was good, but my chipping let me down on to many occasions and ruined my card, but thats down to me...not the ball.
  • SwingBluesSwingBlues We are the Old Dark Navy Blues Members Posts: 3,474 ✭✭✭✭✭✭✭
    XV is drop and stop, does not spin like a prov1. Also, I would point you guys to the Trispeed Tour - this ball is far cheaper and performs on par & durability like the XV but it will release a little more on the chip. Got this tip from a Srixon rep months ago and I luv this ball over the XV.
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  • DFinchDFinch Members Posts: 1,453 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    The XV definitely feels better than the X and doesn't give anything up.
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  • pdaeropdaero Lefty Boomers Posts: 6,035 ✭✭✭✭✭✭✭
    Has anyone compared an XV to a ProV1X? I found one the last time I played, played it on a par 5 today, and KILLED it! Made my first eagle with it. Nice low launch and spin with good feel.
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  • tampaytampay Members Posts: 381
    Tested these last summer.



    XV spins less off the driver and around the greens, feels softer then the X.

    So the X spins more off the tee and into the greens and has a clicky feel.



    Hitting sandwedges the XV was spinning back to it's ball mark and the X was spinning back about 4 feet past it, the X was spinning more. Consistently, 10+ balls.



    Bottom line you'll get a softer feel and less spin with the XV over the X.
  • Jbird33Jbird33 Members Posts: 460
    Thanks for the replys, this is some good info.

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