One very important thing to keep in mind when selecting a golf ball or any piece of golf equipment for that matter is that what works for Justin Thomas or Adam Scott likely has no bearing on what might work best for you. Pick the ball that helps you shoot your best scores – that’s what the pros do.
Today’s RTX 4 model ($140 each) carries on the tradition exceptionally well with fourth generation Rotex face technology which features the most aggressive face milling and sharpest grooves of any Cleveland wedge to date.
And for those who like to root for the Euros there’s also a Chrome Soft European Truvis model complete with a European-themed white blue and yellow design. All three models will retail for $44.99/dozen.
Since then Thomas upgraded to the new Titleist TS3 driver and a TS3 fairway wood. Those two clubs have not be unveiled to the public officially yet. You can expect the company to announce them later in the year.
The GAPR MID is slightly wider and more forgiving than the LO and will appeal to the widest range of players while the HI features the largest clubhead of the three models and a profile that most resembles a traditional Rescue club. A low and deep CG location in the GAPR HI promotes the highest trajectory and the most forgiveness.
The new GAPR clubs are of interest to a lot of folks and for good reason as they do what they’re designed to do very well. The simple answer to your question is yes the GAPR line is designed for any player who needs to bridge the gap between their longest iron and shortest fairway wood which in reality is pretty much everyone.
The newest iteration of the Srixon Soft Feel ($19.99/dozen) golf ball is a two-piece model aimed at players looking for straight distance with a very soft feel at impact.
“Joseph had lots of speed but was playing stock lightweight stiff-flex shafts in his irons and stock stiff shafts in his hybrid and woods. His miss with his irons was a push to the right no doubt exacerbated by his iron shafts being too soft and not stable enough for his speed and the way he loaded the club.
An extremely thin Urethane cover and low compression core round out the features by providing exceptionally soft feel and feedback at impact. Brooks Koepka shot a pair of 66s over the weekend at Bellerive CC in St. Louis to capture the PGA Championship his third-career major.
Thomas bested second place finisher Kyle Stanley by four strokes and third place finishers Dustin Johnson and Thorbjorn Oleson by five. For his trouble the young bomber took home 550 FedEx points and a winner’s check for $1700000.
In case you’re wondering the Pro V1 offers a slightly higher launch angle off the tee with medium compression while the Pro V1x produces the highest launch with the firmest compression of the group.
Each of the Ryder Cup inspired Truvis golf balls feature all of the design characteristics and performance benefits of the standard Chrome Soft and Chrome Soft X models including a new larger Graphene-infused Dual Soft Fast core that optimizes energy transfer at impact for high launch low spin distance off the tee and enhanced control around the greens.