2021 Srixon Z-Star and 2021 Z-Star XV Golf Balls

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I’ve been on a quest for a new spinny ball. I’d gotten to the point that I could play a ball long enough before loosing that some of the DTC balls I was gaming were showing their warts.

Ive played 5-6 rounds with ProV1x. Abd now in taking the Z Star XV for a “spin”. Ive only gothave a round with the XV. But I really like them. So looking forward to getting to know them better.
 

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I’ve been on a quest for a new spinny ball. I’d gotten to the point that I could play a ball long enough before loosing that some of the DTC balls I was gaming were showing their warts.

Ive played 5-6 rounds with ProV1x. Abd now in taking the Z Star XV for a “spin”. Ive only gothave a round with the XV. But I really like them. So looking forward to getting to know them better.
if you want spinnier try the Z star XV is great but the spin on the Z star is legit
 

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Played a sleeve of CSX a couple of weeks ago up against my XVs and the XV is firmer if i still have a CSX laying around I’ll try and do a sound video comparing (spotty with my thping and out of town so it may be a bit)
CSX or CSX LS? The XV definitely feels a bit firmer than a CSX to me. He was talking about the LS though.
 

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I just picked up 3 dozen of the XV last week to try out. I got the whites otherwise I’d have sent to a box or two.
Absolutely let me know what you think. I've been pretty impressed with the standard Z-Star so far but as always the allure of the unknown is strong :LOL:
 

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Absolutely let me know what you think. I've been pretty impressed with the standard Z-Star so far but as always the allure of the unknown is strong :LOL:
I haven’t played the Z star yet. I like the XV better than the QST I’ve played before. Not that those are bad balls just not the best fit for my anti spin swing.

as noted in the thread the XV seem softer off my irons and wedges than the 2019 ProV1x. And they are not as loud off the driver too. Which is nuts as the posted spec is higher compression in the XV.

in only a few swings I think I’m getting better peak height too.
 
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if you want spinnier try the Z star XV is great but the spin on the Z star is legit
how so? Based on how I understand these balls, the Z Starhas more green side spin. While the XV has higher ball flight. I’m most interested with the latter.
Am I reading that incorrectly?
 

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how so? Based on how I understand these balls, the Z Starhas more green side spin. While the XV has higher ball flight. I’m most interested with the latter.
Am I reading that incorrectly?
I read your post just as spinny and the z spins more greenside (which was my inference) - you didn’t read it incorrectly- gl w/ your testing
 

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Well my game was pretty garbage today but I will say the Z-Star performed well when given the opportunity. I had several pitches and chips that my playing partner commented on how nicely they checked up. Also had two balls (7 iron) that actually spun back. A little bit of slope on both greens played into it but it was cool to see my ball moving back from the pitch mark on a full swing approach. I definitely think I want to try out ZX as I still feel like I'm losing distance off the tee but it may just be the reality is I'm more 260-270 off the tee rather than 280+ 🤷‍♂️
 

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I played the Z-Star yesterday as I just love it around the greens. While it spins a little more for me off the tee than some other softer offerings, with iron and wedge play it’s just fantastic.
 

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Decided to make the Z Star my full time game ball.
I can get it for cheaper than other comparative balls and it seems to play really well in the wind. I don't know why that is but it really holds its line.
Plus I love the green side spin whilst still getting big distance.

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The xv has been my go tool for a few years. I really like it. This years ball is no exception.
 

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