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I imagine they would help more than hurt compared to the balls you are using. I haven't been playing very long and I have a bunch of old cheap recycled balls from wal mart and some refurbished prov1x's, i can tell the difference, with the prov1x's the ball usually sticks on the green if it lands there instead of rolling off, and they also tend to fly a little straighter and generally feel better. Give it a try why not?
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They won't make a whole lot of difference. Sure, they might spin a little bit more, but at your level, it doesn't matter.
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Being a high capper they'd probably hurt you off the tee but try them sometime around the greens -including putting and you will soon discover what all the buzz is about them.....I love them but I also sometimes play with guys who change balls so I can hit a two piece distance ball off the tee and change out to my V1X when the short game comes to pass....LOL

When I do play them tee to green I feel that I lose about 10 yards off the tee....no biggie for a short hitter who needs a good approach shot to get to me shortgame, anyways....overall my best scores (81 -four times ) were when playing the Pro V1 X.   They putt so pure!

In contrast I can not play the V1 worth a damn...waaaay too much spin for this  ol' duffer!

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I've only played for about 6 months and have yet to break 100. My personal best is a 109 at Eaglewood Resort in Itasca IL off the back tees.

Anyways, I bought a bag of 50 refurbished pro-v1-x at the store a month ago and have been using them since. Little did I know they wouldn't really affect my game since I'm still barely learning the swing. However, I really like them during my short game but find that they definitely pick up my spin much more when I tee off. I usually slice the ball, and if not I put a nice fade on it (unintentionally of course). I'm still working on my driving swing, therefore the pro-v1-x's have been costing me more strokes off the tee.

I plan on meeting with a golf coach when money allows to work on the slice, but definitely have grown to like the prov1's.

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Go ahead and use them.  I shoot about the same as you and I have a pretty inconsistent swing so I can't really tell the difference between golf balls.  If it went farther it might just be because I hit it better . .if it slices it's probably just because I sliced it, etc, etc.  It wouldn't be worth it for me to buy Pro V1's but I'll use them if I find them.

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