Thiry-four-year-old Kevin Na captured just his second career PGA Tour victory and first since 2011 at A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier on Sunday highlighted by a final round 64 and 19-under-par total. Na bested second place finisher Kelly Kraft by five strokes and in the process took home 500 all-important FedEx points.
The big differences between the AVX and the Pro V1 and Pro V1x is the spin rate trajectory and feel it provides. The AVX is the lowest-spinning and lowest-flying of the three models and it also offers the softest compression.
A forged carbon steel clubhead further enhances feel at impact while an internal face perimeter cut-out design increases the effective hitting area on the face by about 15%. This provides more forgiveness on off center hits and better ballspeed retention overall.
Thomas has long used Titleist equipment but he has made some changes since his last PGA Tour win. At the Honda Classic in February he used a Titleist 917 D2 driver and a Titleist 917 F2 fairway wood.
As is the case with all Srixon models the Soft Feel features an Energetic Gradient Growth Core that produces low spin and high launch for outstanding distance. The Ionomer cover on the new Soft Feel is softer and thinner than in the previous model allowing for improved spin rates on short shots around the green as well as an overall more pleasing short-game feel.