Golf Balls

Steve P

Do the numbers on the Titlest golf balls still relate to compression rating.  Long ago the red numbers indicated a 90 compression ball and the black meant 100 compression ball.  Is this still true for the ProV1 and ProV1x balls?

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  1. Michael H

    Steve P

    Do the numbers on the Titlest golf balls still relate to compression rating.  Long ago the red numbers indicated a 90 compression ball and the black meant 100 compression ball.  Is this still true for the ProV1 and ProV1x balls?

  2. Andrew A

    No, this is not true.  The numbers are just another way, besides the side stamp, to identify the difference between a Pro V1 and Pro V1x.  The other way they differ is the dimple pattern.  

    In fact, I believe it is now the opposite.  I believe the 1x is around 100 and the V1 is between 80-90..

  3. Chris92009

    Great question, actually they no longer mean compression but just represent on the ProV1 different models of golf balls. 

  4. Don O

    Multi-layered balls are so different in construction than the 90/100 compression balls that the compression designation wouldn't convey meaningful information anymore. Other than the low-end 2 piece distance balls, there may not be any 100 compression balls even available. The differences between the -V1 and the -V1x are least attributable to compression. 3-piece/4-piece and dimple design are the major differences.

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