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#1 INKY

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Posted 17 December 2014 - 08:17 AM

This will be interesting to current Chrome and SuperSoft users..

 

I have looking for more greenside spin from the SS and could not find it in the X2hot...but the Chrome Soft may just be the answer....

 

 

 

http://www.golfdiges...=NTgyMDk2NjA1S0

 

Chrome Soft ($38 a dozen, available next month) brings with it the idea of a softer-feeling core that’s also resilient. “We wanted to develop a technology that regains that feel component without sacrificing the performance that tour players and golfers at all levels can appreciate,” Bartels says.
 
Chrome Soft is a three-piece construction that features an intermediate mantle layer surrounded by what Bartels calls the softest formulation of Callaway’s urethane cover ever. The core is the key development. Its roots lie in Callaway’s two-piece Supersoft ball, the company’s top-selling model since it was introduced in January.
 
“Golf ball designers have realized that you can create low-compression balls to reduce spin with the longer clubs,” Bartels says. “With SuperSoft, the soft core compresses yet still retains its energy and restores its energy as it regains its shape to generate fast ballspeed. It doesn’t lose its energy.”
 
In simple terms, think of a foam ball with racquetball-like resiliency. Bartels says that unlike most tour balls, which can have a compression in the 80s and 90s, Chrome Soft is at 65. Other companies are exploring a similar area of lower compression, multilayer urethane-covered balls, including Bridgestone with its B330-RX and RXS balls and Wilson with the FG Tour.


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Posted 17 December 2014 - 08:37 AM

I was reading this review with interest as well. It claims no loss of distance and stopping power on the greens.

 

From some of the US testers the ball didn't perform any better for higher swing speeds, but should benefit those of us with below 100mph swings.

 

I will definately be buying a pack in January when they come out I think.


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Posted 17 December 2014 - 12:32 PM

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Posted 17 December 2014 - 12:34 PM

I got a couple you can try at carbrook
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Posted 17 December 2014 - 01:55 PM

US Testers FFS.

 

I wish all these companies would take all of their "anecdotal evidence" ....... and shove it up their collective arses.

 

Put the ball on something like Iron Byron, hit it indoors, in a direct comparison to other balls ........ and give us the real data.


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Posted 17 December 2014 - 02:11 PM

I currently play the B330-RXS which is actually a hair less compression than the Chrome Soft. It is great around the greens, but I find it a hair shorter off the tee.

 

They need to knock a few balls out of the line up though, there is a confusing range to choose from.


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Posted 17 December 2014 - 06:30 PM

Try the Taylormade project a

pfffttt they drop out of the sky


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Posted 17 December 2014 - 06:31 PM

 


Chrome Soft ($38 a dozen, available next month) brings with it the idea of a softer-feeling core that’s also resilient. “We wanted to develop a technology that regains that feel component without sacrificing the performance that tour players and golfers at all levels can appreciate,” Bartels says.
 
Chrome Soft is a three-piece construction that features an intermediate mantle layer surrounded by what Bartels calls the softest formulation of Callaway’s urethane cover ever. The core is the key development. Its roots lie in Callaway’s two-piece Supersoft ball, the company’s top-selling model since it was introduced in January.
 
“Golf ball designers have realized that you can create low-compression balls to reduce spin with the longer clubs,” Bartels says. “With SuperSoft, the soft core compresses yet still retains its energy and restores its energy as it regains its shape to generate fast ballspeed. It doesn’t lose its energy.”
 
In simple terms, think of a foam ball with racquetball-like resiliency. Bartels says that unlike most tour balls, which can have a compression in the 80s and 90s, Chrome Soft is at 65. Other companies are exploring a similar area of lower compression, multilayer urethane-covered balls, including Bridgestone with its B330-RX and RXS balls and Wilson with the FG Tour.

 

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Posted 17 December 2014 - 06:31 PM

pfffttt they drop out of the sky


Don't they all?
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Posted 17 December 2014 - 06:34 PM

Don't they all?

not like these,

watch and see, drop like they have been shot

 

thread about them somewhere

 

they were handing them out for comp winnings in our pro shop untill a few whinged about the poor ball flight

 

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Posted 17 December 2014 - 06:36 PM

I haven't had that problem. But I don't have a very high swing speed.
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Posted 17 December 2014 - 06:39 PM

Try the Taylormade project a

At least by naming them project "a" they still have project b-z to be released, over the next 5 years I would imagine


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Posted 17 December 2014 - 06:43 PM

It's TaylorMade... Will be more like 5 months.
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Posted 17 December 2014 - 06:45 PM

I like all the TM releases, TP5 was a great ball, same with Lethal, now Tour Preferred is good also


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Posted 17 December 2014 - 06:55 PM

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