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Titleist Pro V1/X/—

Hot List Gold 2023

The 2023 versions of golf’s top balls (—Pro V1x is unchanged) go inside to find improvement. Specifically, the cores of the Pro V1 and Pro V1x have been reengineered to squeeze a little more energy from impact for maximum distance.

This extra energy comes from a greater difference in the firmness of the outer part of the core compared to the soft center. This change makes the Pro V1 core react more like the dual-core Pro V1x, which now features a larger inner core to reduce driver spin. The spin reduction on longer shots will help tighten dispersion. $55


PRO V1: The softest of the three has a flatter trajectory and less spin that enhances distance for high-spin players.

Feel Rating (Soft to Firm)


PRO V1X: This ball flies higher to help players whose natural ball flight tends to be lower. Expect more long-game spin to help with carry distance.


—PRO V1X: It’s the firmest feeling of the three with significantly lower spin on full-swing shots. Ball flight will be high but slightly lower than Pro V1x.


Performance: 5/5

Innovation: 5/5

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