Wilson Zip vs Wilson Duo

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Has anybody used and compared both of these? Interested in Feel, Spin, Distance, and How Straight of the Driver.

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I have and enjoyed both. The Duo is easier to compress without question. Spin and feel is similar for me, although I like the sound of the Duo more off the putter.
 

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Has anybody used and compared both of these? Interested in Feel, Spin, Distance, and How Straight of the Driver.

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I really like the DUO. Haven't hit Zips though, sorry. But for the money, I think the DUO is a great ball. On normal, high approach shots, they stick like a champ for me. They run a bit more on the lower incoming shots, but you can adjust/learn to that. I've even been backing a few up with my new 588.
I just put three dozen in my inventory of balls at something like 17.89/doz recently. Can't beat it.
 

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I should be getting some Duo's soon from an Edwin Watts contest I won a while back. Once I get them I will give a review of them.
 

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I really want to try out the Duo, but I like the Zip's a lot, especially off the putter. If I remember correctly, it is a zero compression ball.
 

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What is a zero compression ball?
 

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What is a zero compression ball?
By utilizing a minimum level of curatives in the polybutadiene mix, Wilson engineers created a rubber-rich core that is extremely soft and highly resilient. With this breakthrough core in the center, Wilson engineers were able to create completely new core/cover combinations with outstanding results. Inside, a zero compression core is so soft that it registers "zero" on golf's Atti compression testing equipment. The Zip gets its power from a mantle layer made of a resilient DuPont HPF polymer. Outside, an ultra soft ionomer cover delivers the touch and spin expected from a high performance multilayer ball. It's the perfect option for players seeking soft feel, great distance and greenside control.
 

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Ah... thanks for that.. interesting... and guess what... now I want to try them..ha.
 

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I switched from the RX330 to the Duo and love them. Very easy to compress. When you hit driver it feels like you can crush the sh*t out of them. Much better control around the greens and feels/sounds great off the putter. I may have lost 10 yards off driver but control is much better.
 

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Just bought 2 doz Zips for $17 total... waiting on the weather to clear to play them. Been a ProV1 fan for a while now. Gonna see if the reviews stand up vis a vis.
 

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Just bought 2 doz Zips for $17 total... waiting on the weather to clear to play them. Been a ProV1 fan for a while now. Gonna see if the reviews stand up vis a vis.
I haven't used the Zip, but would have to imagine it plays much different the ProV1 because of the ionomer cover. People seem to like the Zip, enjoy it.

Dave
 

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I have some old stock Zips from 5 years ago that I just put back into play for the first time in forever, three rounds now. Still have six dozen, lol... Bought them in December 2010 for just $5/dozen at Martin's in Myrtle Beach. Cold spell then and they proved a great winter ball so I stocked up.

I generally swing 110+ mph with driver so these shouldn't work for me but just like in the past, they do.

I do lose some yardage, maybe 10 yards or so off driver but there's no ballooning. I also allow for about a half-club loss in distance with irons to good effect. Medium, penetrating flight that just so happens to not go as far as tour balls.

Scores have trended downward to a season low of 77 today. It's the feel that's captured me. Reminds me of the old Titleist Profesional I guess. I'm realizing a tangible benefit in the short game. My pitching, chipping and putting are just better with the Zip. Seem to just go at it more confidently, go figure.
 

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I'll second to what JB had to say about the Duo off the putter. There really isn't almost any sound, just a nice quite thump.
 

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