Titleist Pro V1 2023 Golf Ball
The fact that only minor tweaks have been implemented, is a testament to this balls position as the benchmark that all other premium balls are judged by. The 2023 continues the legacy, and is predictably a very strong performer.
- Excellent tee-to-green performance
- Improved distance, particularly with mid irons
- Strong ball flight and soft feel
- Low spin players prefer Pro V1x
Srixon Z-Star Golf Ball 2023
Srixon are offering a very high quality ball here in the premium sector. With tour-validation, high spin and a pleasing soft-feel, the 2023 Z Star is worthy adversary to other premium golf balls.
- Mid-soft feel with premium performance
- Yellow color option
- Cover could be more durable
Titleist Pro V1 vs Srixon Z-Star Golf Balls: Our Head-To-Head Verdict
As you can read from the Titleist Pro V1 ball review and Srixon Z Star ball review, these two are among the best golf balls on the market. The Z star is the softer, higher-spinning version of the Srixon Z Star range, whereas the Pro V1 is the slightly lower-spinning yet softer ball of the Titleist Pro V1 family. See how they fare head-to-head as we compare the Titleist Pro V1 vs. Srixon Z Star golf balls. Additionally see our guides on the best Titleist golf balls, and best Srixon golf balls as well.
Both of these balls are available in both white and yellow, with the Pro V1 housing 388 dimples versus the 338 of the Z Star. They each come with all-black text and a potentially useful straight-side logo for those who utilize this for alignment.
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In the short game, both balls produced a very pleasing strike, however we felt that the Pro V1 gave a marginally softer feel when chipping and pitching. The difference was negligible when rolling putts on the green, both feeling soft and producing a satisfyingly dull, muted sound.
On longer shots, once again, the Titleist Pro V1 was the slightly softer feeling ball of the two particularly with the driver. Both are a similar compression ball, with Srixon reporting the Z Star as a 90 compression and independent tests suggesting the Pro V1…