TP5 or ProV1?

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It seems like our customers are buying more TaylorMade TP5 dozens than Titleist ProV1s. Is anybody else noticing the shift as well? Which ball do you prefer?

















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  • gripandripgripandrip  1151WRX Points: 189Members Posts: 1,151 Platinum Tees
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    That's a tough call. They are both great balls. Overall I believe I'm edging towards the TP5.
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  • ebombebomb  11WRX Points: 60Members Posts: 11 Bunkers
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    Tp5
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  • pcew73pcew73  213WRX Points: 0Handicap: 5Members Posts: 213
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    Tp5x for me from the ProVx
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    TP5x..... I choose this ball over all the othe premium balls for one simple reason. I lose fewer of them. Distance, spin, feel off the putter - all are important to me... but I can't explain why I lose fewer of these and therefore shoot better scores. Before the scratch crowd judges, I am a 9 HC.
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  • nsxguynsxguy Just anudder user Florida 6628WRX Points: 1,078Handicap: 8.6Members Posts: 6,628 Titanium Tees
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    Been playing the Chrome Soft for 10 months now and, after seeing a cut in half lopsided Chrome Soft, recently began testing other balls. Got a sleeve of ProV1x, TP5x, Chrome Soft X. None of them seemed any better than the regular Chrome Soft.



    About a month ago while in a PGATSS the TM rep was there late in the day and gave me a couple of sleeves of the TP5 so I began playing them.



    Excellent ball. Flies very well, stops with a foot on the green off a well struck iron and chips and putts very consistently.



    Not quite ready to commit but it's probably down to the TP5 and the Chrome Soft.
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  • BeerPerHoleBeerPerHole  1493WRX Points: 384Members Posts: 1,493 Platinum Tees
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    The 5x is excellent. I have gamed the ProV1 a couple times and didn't dig it much. The ProV1x might be a different story, I don't like paying in that upper range for a dozen, with my game.
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  • jwb10jwb10 Major Winner Mars 1108WRX Points: 165Handicap: 1Members Posts: 1,108 Platinum Tees
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    yes
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  • WidespreadPanicWidespreadPanic Wizard in the Corner  4910WRX Points: 218Handicap: 0.4Members Posts: 4,910 Titanium Tees
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    I know TMAG categorizes the 5 and 5x to both have "highest" wedge spin, but does the 5 have more greenside spin?
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  • Ed SettleEd Settle #InsideTMAG  6062WRX Points: 180Handicap: 8.7ClubWRX Posts: 6,062 ClubWRX
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    I have played both the TP5/TP5X and I feel the most comfortable with the TP5. Seemed most like an improved version of the TPX from last year.
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    I know TMAG categorizes the 5 and 5x to both have "highest" wedge spin, but does the 5 have more greenside spin?




    I don't have empirical data to support my findings, but my observation was that the TP5 spun a little more than the TP5x around the greens when I did extensive testing early in the spring. The difference wasn't much, but the little touch shots were easier to control. Ultimately, one of the reasons I chose the TP5 was that I preferred the softer feel on those kind of shots and off the putter.
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  • iputts_28iputts_28  70WRX Points: 68Handicap: +Members Posts: 70 Bunkers
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    I was a long time Prov1x user but switched over to the TP5 and haven't looked back...
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  • JustinE36M3JustinE36M3  1WRX Points: 0Handicap: 9Members Posts: 1
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    Rick Shiels did a test between the 2017 ProV1x and TP5. From 100yd 56* out, the TP5 registered at 11,500rpms, and the ProV1x was at 10,000 rpms. I played a dozen TP5s and loved them. I found a 2017 Prov1 and played great with it, so I just bought a dozen of them to see how I really like them
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  • StanksStanks Everything I post is confrontational  1712WRX Points: 239Handicap: ?Members Posts: 1,712 Platinum Tees
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    TP5 Hands Down with no question. My only gripe about the TP5 is that the cover just seems to get scuffed too easily. I'm not hitting cart paths or rocks or anything of the sort. I am assuming my wedges are just scuffing the ball up but, after a round of 9 holes on a par 3 course, the ball should still be good and have plenty of life.

    In terms of ProV1s, I think it's well documented that I'll never buy them, ever. However, I am not opposed to gaming one if I find it or am given a sleeve from and event. I don't care for the feel and didn't think that they beat TP5 in any category minus the dexterity of the cover.
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  • Hat TrickHat Trick  572WRX Points: 77Members Posts: 572 Golden Tee
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    I played the V1X until the 2017 version came out. Now I play the the TP5 exclusively. It is a great ball.
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  • Justin2017Justin2017  15WRX Points: 0Handicap: 6Members Posts: 15
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    I tried the TP5X. It was a great ball performance wise, but the durability just wasn't there. As others have said, they tend to scuff easily. The OCD in me just can't be havin' that.
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  • ZA206ZA206  707WRX Points: 129Handicap: 4.2Members Posts: 707 Golden Tee
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    Played Pro V1x for the last 10 years or so..... switched this past spring/summer to TP5X. I'm not going back... I have 3 new boxes of 2015 Pro V1x's in my garage collecting dust. I need to get rid of them.



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  • WardonationWardonation  1549WRX Points: 175Handicap: +2.8Members Posts: 1,549 Platinum Tees
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    ZA206 wrote:


    Played Pro V1x for the last 10 years or so..... switched this past spring/summer to TP5X. I'm not going back... I have 3 new boxes of 2015 Pro V1x's in my garage collecting dust. I need to get rid of them.



    -ZA
    How is the spin in relation to the 1X on full shots and around the green? Thank you
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  • dachtordachtor  908WRX Points: 109Members Posts: 908 Golden Tee
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    The TP5x is the first ball I've put into play in a really long time where I noticed an immediate improvement. Perhaps since the first Pro V1. That said, the TP5x is the best wind ball I've ever played. If playing into a "1 club" wind, I would say the TP5x is only 1/2 club. I kept airmailing greens with these when I first put them into play. I even had my lofts checked on my irons because they were going so far. However, a fitting showed I was still getting optimal spin. In super firm conditions, I might switch to a TP5 because I do feel that it spins a bit more on approach shots and around the greens.



    As a side note, I've told 3-4 other people at my club to try the TP5 or TP5x and all have made the switch.
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  • J13J13 Dad golf Maryland 16079WRX Points: 1,091Handicap: +1.6Members Posts: 16,079 Titanium Tees
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    Tp5 all day
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  • tbowles411tbowles411  25558WRX Points: 698Handicap: GolfClubWRX Posts: 25,558 Titanium Tees
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    J13 wrote:


    Tp5 all day


    Agreed. I've tried both. I have to give the nod to the TP5. Even though I use a DT TruSoft, I have a BUNCH of TP5s. They are a remarkably consistent ball.
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  • MBBGMBBG South of Chicagoland 1653WRX Points: 197Members Posts: 1,653 Platinum Tees
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    Tried the new 17 Pro v 1 and have played the TP5 quite a bit this year. They’re both great balls but I like the TP5 better overall. B
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  • RSinSGRSinSG St George, UT (Formerly Palm Springs, CA) 3341WRX Points: 415Handicap: 7.2ClubWRX Posts: 3,341 ClubWRX
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    I want to try the TP5. I'm thinking of getting some AAAAA used ones from golfballsdirect.com, but I only see Penta TP5. Are those the same ball?
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  • elwhippyelwhippy  3372WRX Points: 333Members Posts: 3,372 Titanium Tees
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    I prefer this year's TP5 over both Titleist models. In my area Srixon and Callaway have definitely hurt V1/TP sales on price alone. Chrome Soft £30...TP £40 and V1s £43....
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    I really think TP5 is the best ball I've played.



    I do not really like TP5x - while it is longer, I feel like it's just not good for distance control with too many iron shots carrying too far.
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  • Adbeach321Adbeach321  159WRX Points: 46Members Posts: 159 Fairways
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    Tp5x, thing is crazy with driver.
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    RSinSG wrote:


    I want to try the TP5. I'm thinking of getting some AAAAA used ones from golfballsdirect.com, but I only see Penta TP5. Are those the same ball?


    No, they're not the same ball. They are much better than the Penta.
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    It seems like our customers are buying more TaylorMade TP5 dozens than Titleist ProV1s. Is anybody else noticing the shift as well? Which ball do you prefer?

















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    Asked our pro shop about this and they've turned over 3 orders of the TM TP5 / TP5X and haven't turned over the Titleist balls yet in the same time period.
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    There's definitely something more important that I should be doing.

  • John9213John9213  73WRX Points: 1Members Posts: 73 Bunkers
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    Played as a single the other day and played two balls. Tested the 2017 pro v1x and TP5x side by side. I preferred the TP5x in almost all tests I put them through that day. Now I’m a Chrome Soft X user and I don’t believe I’ll switch from it, but my next test will be the CSX versus the TP5 and we’ll see how that goes and I’ll make my decision if I’ll be switching.
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    Adbeach321 wrote:


    Tp5x, thing is crazy with driver.




    But only for high swing speeds? My SS is 90mph...
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  • StanksStanks Everything I post is confrontational  1712WRX Points: 239Handicap: ?Members Posts: 1,712 Platinum Tees
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    Buddy shot a 78 with the TP5x yesterday. On a good day, he is scratch and this is average. I checked out the ball after 18 and he use the same one the whole time. Looked a bit beat up but, great nonetheless.
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