Maybe Titleist got the labels backwards on the new Pro V1 and Pro V1x?

Written by: Tony Korologos | Friday, May 1st, 2009
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A couple of posts ago I did my 2009 Titelist Pro V1x review.  I mentioned that I got a surprising amount of spin for the ball more touted for distance.

Yesterday I played my first full round with the new Pro V1 (not the x).  I call this one Pro V1 regular flavor.

I was quite blown away by the distance I had with this rendition of the V1.  I found myself on the par-4 1st hole closer to the green than I’d ever been off the tee.  I was 66 yards to a back pin and the hole is 393.  If a back pin is +10 yards that makes it about a 340 yard drive.

So my first impression of the new Pro V1 regular flavor, is that it is plenty long.  Possibly even longer for me than the X.  Is that right?  I get more spin from the X and more distance from the regular flavor?  WTF?  Did Titleist accidentally label the two models backwards?  Perhaps the regular flavor is a bit softer than the X, and allows me to compress it more.


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