November 05, 2014 at 03:00 AM
By David M. -Team Titleist ANZ Manager
David M. -Team Titleist ANZ ManagerCentral Park, VIC
New White Box samplers have been received by 200 Team Titleist Australia - New Zealand Members...
Phil RNicholls, 0
dean bdevonport, TAS
ive tested these they are the best ball titleist has produced in the last few years they are the best spin is great distance is good keep up the good work titleist
Andrew MSeaholme, VIC
WOW what a ball, much better than the ball I've been using
Mal LNorth shore Auckland
Thanks David, prototypes were awesome! Was great to be apart of the testing process
Matthew FMelbourne, VIC
Great new ball - fantastic feel. When will they go on sale?
Also, when do we get the samples for the new woods?
Scott HHillarys, Western Australia
Thanks David for the opportunity.
I have used these balls recently and have finished the survey.
Have to say, going in the right direction for me in regards to feel and wear compared to the Pro V1 X.
Scott - Perth WA
Tolan HAuckland, 0
Gary ONarre Warren, VIC
Emerson PBrooklyn, VIC
played a couple of rounds with the test balls and they were awesome tee to green! Definitely better ball than what i'm playing at the moment, although it was a little soft of the tee for my me
Firstly, many thanks for including me in the survey and sending the prototype balls to me. I have also responded to the on-line survey emailed out recently.
My initial observations/analysis of the prototype balls was that they looked and felt a great deal softer than the current ProV1 golf balls that I use.
Upon hitting the balls, I found there to be no significant improvements in distance or ball flight when compared with the current ProV1 golf balls, particularly when using Driver/3-Wood/Hybrid of the tee.
I did notice a very satisfying feeling when connecting with the ball however, particularly with mid-long iron play.
I did notice a moderate-significant improvement in ball control around the greens, probably due to an increase in spin. I felt more comfortable in short game play, particularly with regards to short-iron/chipping/pitching. I was able to stop the ball a great deal quicker and felt comfortable in knowing where my ball would come to rest on the green.
All in all, no significant increase in distance, but a feeling of greater ball control in short-game play for me.
Again, many thanks for including me in this survey.
BurkeyArmstrong Creeek, VIC
Trevor WBroken Hill, NSW
Joel LSpreyton, TAS
How do I get these?
Scott SCarnegie, VIC
Thanks to Titleist for allowing me the opportunity to test their new samplers. I completed the testing last week and was thoroughly impressed with the results.
Unfortunately, Outlook has swallowed the email with the survey link. Could you please post a link here?
Mark GOcean Grove, VIC
Will there be any more testing of the 2015 Pro V1/V1x? I'm really keen to test out this ball!
George KAlexandria, NSW
Hey good for you David..
So here's the thing.. seems like the same people are always getting to try the new stuff..
BTW, how exactly do you go about choosing these testers? Do you simply draw them out of a hat or is there a formula to it?
Even tho I've been a member for a long time... I only found out about the new balls when they were released ... never mind about getting to test the product, I didn't even know they were on the way!
Also, it may be a nice marketing touch if members could have the opportunity to pre order some balls before they hit the stores (kinda make them feel special) .
Just so you know how the members feel about all this and I hope this is taken into consideration.
I agree with you George. I have also been a member for ages but never been given the opportunity to test any balls or anything else. How are testers selected? I have been using Titleist Pro V1 and V1x balls for years and they are definitely the best balls on the market!
Thanks for the question about our recent member selection process for the testing of the new Pro V1 and Pro V1x golf balls. It's a question we have fielded quite a bit since we completed the testing and it's a great opportunity to let everyone know of our internal processes.
By way of a bit of background, this was the first time that we had conducted a ball testing with Australian and New Zealand Team Titleist members. The 200 Team Titleist Members were randomly selected after a they had completed a Sweepstakes entry form on the website and had updated their profile information on their page.
Unfortunately due to the number of entries received in the Test sweepstakes we could not include everyone who entered in the recent testing process.
For future Test Panel opportunities, the way to be included on our testing panels is to participate on Team Titleist as you have done right here, by posting on our blogs and discussion pages. Also it is imperative to keep an up to date profile (ie. address, phone etc) which assists us in being able to contact you via email and regular post. Be sure to enter the Sweepstakes when they are offered as well!
In regards to pre ordering, we do already offer opportunities for Team Titleist Australia and New Zealand members to pre order clubs prior to launch. We started this process with the launch of 714 irons and continued it last November with the release of 915 family of metals. Unfortunately it's a little bit harder to organise the pre order of golf balls as they are released on a global time frame and stock is not available until very close to launch.
Stay tuned, we are about to send out an exclusive offer to Team Titleist Australia New Zealand Members in advance of the New Pro V1 and Pro V1x golf balls launching in stores in a few weeks time. Have another crack, you won't be disappointed.
Thanks again for the post.
Andrew DMawson Lakes, SA
What a great surprise to receive sampler boxes of 2015 Pro V1's and Pro V1x's! A big thank you to Titleist.
Tested them in a recent round and found them both to be on the money. Control, feel and spin for short shots and putting was all I could want from a ball. Distance and workability for long shots was right up there too.
Durability great also. Used each ball for nine holes after which each was still looking brand new.
Even though I'm only a 90 mph driver swing speed, my spin rate is on the high side. A tough choice between the two but I think the Pro V1 has always suited me slightly better.
Keep up the good work at Titleist. No doubt the #1 ball in golf.
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