It is about how I perceive the ball. The sweet spot was also designed to match the typical strike pattern of the average Japanese golfer. Don't let me do all the talking, comment below! What brand of ball I play is about the perception of what it does for my game. It might say stiff-flex, it doesn't mean it will play like a stiff-flex. They know who they are and what they want to be. Using the date Titleist Japan collected over years from hundreds of average golfers, they determined that by widening the sweet spot towards the heel lower, this increased the smash factor of the balls hit off center. The Yellow line in the chart represents the Motore 5.
That means I have to go up one or two clubs on my next shot. What if I told you that the 1 ball company in golf was preparing to launch a new ball? But I would have my doubts on playing a ball that was too far on the soft spectrum. I play the Callaway Great Big Berths. Should be interesting to try, but a niche market for sure. Tried the Volviks and was amazed at the colors but they seemed to fuzz up on the wedges.
K-Sig level scarcity is not the kind of story you would expect from Titleist. The crown itself is the thinnest titanium crown used in the industry — Titleist opting for this instead of the less durable composite that also requires glue to bond it to the head. As is the norm with Titleist driver launches, there are two models to choose from. It was interesting to read last year the comments from golfers about the costco ball. I am a 50 something professional that just loves the game, having played actively for over 40 years. Srixon, Vice, Snell, Maxfli U6 are all much better. Golf Digest may earn a portion of sales from products that are purchased through our site as part of our Affiliate Partnerships with retailers.
We will provide additional updates throughout the process at Titleist. Titleist last introduced a driver in the U. It would be a disaster if Titleist decided to continue with the 919 line, then get sued by Wishon Golf, thus having to change the drivers' name before a national product release. We like the idea of getting a smaller club to play big. All are on sale from Sept 28th.
The yellow version will be the main draw might not be the majority, but will outperform normal yellow:white purchasing ratios Titelst will eventually cave and offer a yellow ProV Snell, Vice will continue to eat away at the premium ball market share I will continue my extreme enjoyment of purchasing and playing Vice balls Thanks for the reply and the insight. Two year cycle on equipment is a sign that the company has your best interests in mind, along with your golf game. Bottom line; this is marketing not performance. The feel of the club can change, the sound changes, distances change, workability changes. Open progresses, we will update with any players who put the drivers in play.
Titleist is trying a new marketing strategy. The saved mass yields room for the weight bar that angles from slightly forward at the toe to slightly rearward at the heel. Titleist did not stop there as they know as well as anyone that a good shaft contributes to a good club so they worked to creat 3 stock shaft offers that will suit players looking for different kinds of trajectories and styles of ball flight. These shafts have a much lower quality assurance rating. No flashy paint job, it simply doesn't need it, never following a trend like white driver heads but always blazing their own trail. Titleist listened, fixed the problem, and is no longer an issue.
So, when this driver hits the stores, I'm getting mine! The tricky part for Titleist comes in defining the market position of the new offering. For a casual round I play Bridgestone, Callaway or whatever. Its unique rearward slot has a purpose, Stone said. Snell, Vice etc are all crushing Titleist and I am not sure if Titleist has any answers. This process will continue over the coming weeks and months across the worldwide professional tours. Well, those old guys are playing a lot of lower compression balls these days and brand loyalty only extends so far. There is no magic here, just good quality equipment.
In a way, he sees it as a very public research project. Most Pro's on Tour want to play with a club for weeks or even months before they're comfortable with it, to build trust with the club to earn some money. Used to play Titleist Balatas and then Professional 90s for feel and approach performance. Both feature the SureFit hosel, which adjusts loft and lie angle independently. I had not considered the pigmentation issue.