The new Titleist Pro V1 and Pro V1x golf balls – somewhat remarkably given their near two decades of consistent dominance across all levels of the game – enter a fundamentally different space technologically this year than ever before.
Brooks Koepka won his second Major of the season and third of his career by combining the kind of solid ball striking with good in-close putting to win by two over Tiger Woods at Bellerive Country Club.
Georgia Hall, a 22-year-old from England, made her first win on the LPGA Tour a memorable one as she captured the Ricoh Women’s British Open for not only her first LPGA win, but a Major held in her homeland at Royal Lytham & St Annes.
Molinari hit two-thirds of his greens in regulation and for the week cashed in when he needed to with his custom Bettinardi DASS BBZero with a skull and crossbones stamp in the rear cavity in an Italian flag-themed paintfill.
After finishing the 2016-’17 season ranked 20th in driving distance at 305.8 yards – nearly five yards shorter than the previous year – Watson changed his ball and driver, switching to a Titleist Pro V1x ball and Ping’s G400 LST driver.