Srixon XV are awesome

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  • wybrhwybrh Members  316WRX Points: 92Posts: 316 Greens
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    I loaded up on the z-star during the performance pack sale and the Masters sale. Then I tried the XV. Holy crap it's a great ball. So much better in the wind and spins lower, which I like. I guess I'll keep the z's for winter golf and load up on the XV if they have another sale.
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  • Chewey85Chewey85 Members  209WRX Points: 36Posts: 209 Fairways
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    Anyone have extra XV from the sale and wanna get rid of them please shoot me a message
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  • Golfer from MOGolfer from MO Members  1054WRX Points: 89Handicap: 2.1Posts: 1,054 Platinum Tees
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    Zstar xv= truf
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  • GooseHookGooseHook Keep it Fraiche Members  12009WRX Points: 507Posts: 12,009 Titanium Tees
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    XV is indeed amazing. It's been a few generations of this ball since I tried it last, but out for 6 holes or so it was pretty much everything you'd want in a ball. I play 90+% of my golf on a tight, windy course with small greens. The ball needs to do a lot of things well to get around. <br />
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    Only thing I can't quite reconcile right now is 1) I have a stockpile of TP5x and 2) I heavily prefer the sound and feel of the TM ball off the putter. Other than that, the two balls are so far ahead of their competition for me.
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    The most durable Tour level ball by a long shot. At the end of the round, even with double digit wedge shots, it looks near new.
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  • MBBGMBBG South of ChicagolandMembers  1736WRX Points: 246Posts: 1,736 Platinum Tees
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    I’m half afraid to even post this here for fear of being mobbed, but I have been working through a dozen of the latest XVs I received in a trade. I’ve played the XV on and off since 2012 and always liked it but have been playing softer balls lately, so have been using the XVs on really hot days (of which we’ve had plenty this summer). <br />
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    But on several occasions with short irons or wedges, I’ve had well struck shots just completely nose dive. And my playing partners have seen it too. It’s complete bizarre. <br />
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    Years ago I played the Polara ball for a few rounds just for fun. On my approach shots if I didn’t line it up like it said to off the tee I would see it sometimes just dive out of the sky. <br />
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    With the XV it kinda looks like a knuckleball but climbs and rises like a normal shot then just abruptly dive bombs towards the ground. I’ve seen it happen 3-4 times now and two different partners have noticed it. These aren’t shots missed off the grooves from the rough.
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  • drvrwdgedrvrwdge Members  2656WRX Points: 276Handicap: +.7Posts: 2,656 Titanium Tees
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    Revisited the XV this weekend in my club championship. I do like this ball although I’m not sure if I like it more than the Tour B XS. I think the Bridgestone is actually a little longer and def feels softer off of the face. I will say though for being a firmer ball I was really surprised/impressed on the XV’s checking ability on little 5-10 yard pitches. Hit a few that came off hotter than expected but say super quick.
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  • Sean289Sean289 Members  931WRX Points: 60Handicap: 8Posts: 931 Golden Tee
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    I have switched to this ball recently and I particularly love the firmer feel it gives off the putter.
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    [font=helvetica, arial, sans-serif]Driver: PING G400 Max[/font]
    [font=helvetica, arial, sans-serif]3 Wood: PING G30[/font]
    [font=helvetica, arial, sans-serif]5 Wood: PING G30[/font]
    [font=helvetica, arial, sans-serif]3 Hybrid: Taylormade M3[/font]
    [font=helvetica, arial, sans-serif]4-9: PING G Series[/font]
    [font=helvetica, arial, sans-serif]PW: Titleist Vokey SM5 48[/font][font=helvetica, arial, sans-serif]º[/font]
    [font=helvetica, arial, sans-serif]SW: Titleist Vokey SM5 52[/font][font=helvetica, arial, sans-serif]º[/font]
    [font=helvetica, arial, sans-serif]LW: Titleist Vokey SM5 60[/font][font=helvetica, arial, sans-serif]º[/font]
    [font=helvetica, arial, sans-serif]Putter: PING Anser Tr 1966[/font]
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  • KrizarKrizar Members  78WRX Points: 30Posts: 78 Fairways
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    The XV has been my go to as my RZN tour blacks dwindle out. A great performer with predictable spin around the green.
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  • chippa13chippa13 Members  2536WRX Points: 348Posts: 2,536 Titanium Tees
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    As much as I've enjoyed the XV, I played a ProV1X yesterday and boy is that thing fantastic.
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  • Bar_StrollBar_Stroll Members  218WRX Points: 26Handicap: 8.8Posts: 218 Fairways
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    I have always been a super high spin player. I've changed my swing a lot and have gotten the ball down much lower and also recently switched to Rogue Pro which are similar to most irons in that area, lower lofts, high ball speed, lower spin. <br />
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    Being I've always been a high spin and ballooning shot player in the past I picked up 4 dozen mint Z Star XV's. While over all they are great balls I have finally, through swing change and equipment, hit the lower level of spin with this ball. I was hitting 7 and 8 irons that were knuckling through the air and dropping off the flight peak. I have never even gotten close to getting my spin this low. It was strange to watch and happened multiple times a round the first few rounds. <br />
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    If you are a high spin player and tend to balloon the ball you definitely need to try these. <br />
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    I have a bunch of different year (most are the 2017 model though) mint XV's now if anyone wants to trade.
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    Taylormade M4 9.5* - Aldila Rogue Elite Green 995 65X
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  • Treyball344Treyball344 Members  188WRX Points: 56Handicap: 2Posts: 188 Fairways
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    Just bought 120 of these for $85 so hopefully they'll be decent cuz ill be using them a while
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    TITLEIST TS3 - Mitsubishi Tensei Blue 75x
    TAYLORMADE P790 UDI - Nippon GOST TX Hybrid
    SRIXON U85 4 iron - KBS $-Taper 130
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    Where did you buy 120 for $85?
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  • Treyball344Treyball344 Members  188WRX Points: 56Handicap: 2Posts: 188 Fairways
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    GoStars wrote:
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    Where did you buy 120 for $85?<br />
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    used mint condition on ebay - came today. Look really clean
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    COBRA Speedzone Extreme - Accra TZ6 75 M5 (tipped 1')
    TITLEIST TS3 - Mitsubishi Tensei Blue 75x
    TAYLORMADE P790 UDI - Nippon GOST TX Hybrid
    SRIXON U85 4 iron - KBS $-Taper 130
    MIZUNO MP20 MB - 5-PW - DGTI X100
    CLEVELAND RTX4 - 50, 55, 60 - DGTI S400
    ODYSSEY TOULON Stroke Lab Las Vegas
    TITLEIST Prov1 2019
  • mcasella08mcasella08 Members  89WRX Points: 19Handicap: 10Posts: 89 Fairways
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    They are $25 on TGW.
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  • Nixhex524Nixhex524 ClubWRX  4761WRX Points: 520Handicap: 4Posts: 4,761 ClubWRX
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    Just bought a dozen for 29.99. I usually play the Z star, but I thought I'd give the XV another try. Glad I did. This ball was beastly today. Carry and green stoppage were better than I could have expected... I just remember this ball feeling SO firm and crappy off the putter but I may have totally changed my mind after today. May have to grab another dozen at this price.
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    Titleist 915h 21* 
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    Titleist Vokey SM5 50, SM7 56
    Odyssey WHP 7 34"
    Srixon Z85 stand bag
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  • elwhippyelwhippy Members  3466WRX Points: 356Posts: 3,466 Titanium Tees
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    As a Titleist rep said to me many moons ago...Srixon are the company we fear the most. We see them as equals in tech and performance.
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  • RainShadowRainShadow Tucson AZ (for now)Members  4219WRX Points: 515Handicap: 8.2Posts: 4,219 Titanium Tees
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    They feel like Top Flights to me, at least the last version from a couple years ago did...YMMV
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  • GolfinPastorGolfinPastor Members  162WRX Points: 45Handicap: 5.2Posts: 162 Fairways
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    Has anyone tried the new model of XV yet? I'm beyond ready to try it out!
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  • Chopshop23Chopshop23 Members  97WRX Points: 41Posts: 97 Fairways
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    I’m really looking forward to testing the new XV. I have a feeling Titleist is going to lose some market share this year
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  • Break81Break81 Broke80 Members  2034WRX Points: 90Handicap: 9.5Posts: 2,034 Platinum Tees
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    Chopshop23 wrote:
    I&#146;m really looking forward to testing the new XV. I have a feeling Titleist is going to lose some market share this year
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    Well Titleist will do ok now the V1 and V1X come in yellow. That being said them offering Yellow was a reaction to years of losing market share to Srixon and Cally
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    Srixon XV - Yellow
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  • BigHook25BigHook25 Members  2338WRX Points: 132Posts: 2,338 Platinum Tees
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    RainShadow wrote:
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    They feel like Top Flights to me, at least the last version from a couple years ago did...YMMV<br />
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    They did to me also, but it was the 2016 version I think. I've tried the last few versions and they are much better. A great ball, I could easily play the XV all the time, but I like switching between them and the TP5 and TP5x.
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  • LaymanMLaymanM Cincinnati, OHMembers  2211WRX Points: 304Handicap: 7Posts: 2,211 Platinum Tees
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    I just bought 4 dozen at a golf show last night. 2 dozen yellow and 2 dozen white. $20 a dozen!
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  • Golfer from MOGolfer from MO Members  1054WRX Points: 89Handicap: 2.1Posts: 1,054 Platinum Tees
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    No duh. With tp5 new and Snell mtb 3best balls on market
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