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Higher Ballflight

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Pros: More greenside spin than the 2009 model

Cons: Durability has improved, but still is a problem

Reviewing a ball must be done with great care, not only based on 1 round ....   So I was wondering to keep playing the 2009 model of the Pro V1x (of which I could buy 8 dz. at a well reduced price) or to switch to the new model.   I bought a dz. of the new 2011 Pro V1x and went to the practice area and dropped 6 of the new balls near the chipping area and went on playing chips, pitches and putts to check feel, spin and sound.   To me the 2011 model has a bit more greenside spin than the 2009 model and I like the less "clicky" sound while putting ....... so in this area it feels as if the 2011 model comes a little closer to the 2009 Pro V1, which I really...
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I wonder why not more low capper play easier irons !

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Pros: Easy to hit, even great on off center hits....

Cons: Strong lofts mean learning distances again

I was playing Ping i15 last year and although I liked these the feel was quite hard and I swiched to Mizuno MP-57 and allthough it wasn't difficult for me to control these semi-blades it just happens that you have a day you're slightly off and it was so easy to be slightly off with these that I decided to go for an easier iron.    So I went to my local shop, which is a dealer of Cobra, Mizuno, Titleist, Ping, Cleveland, Taylor Made and Wilson Staff.   Actually I went in with an open mind to buy a new set of irons, regardless of brand, just to find an iron that would feel good enough to support my target of hc. 0.0 in 2011, but first it should be an iron I could...
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