With the 2023 Ryder Cup taking place in Rome this weekend, it feels like the perfect time to look at what balls the pros are using.
This year’s squads are as follows:
- Wyndham Clark
- Jordan Spieth
- Patrick Cantlay
- Justin Thomas
- Brian Harman
- Scottie Scheffler
- Max Homa
- Rickie Fowler
- Collin Morikawa
- Xander Schauffele
- Sam Burns
- Brooks Koepka
- Ludvig Aberg
- Tyrrell Hatton
- Matt Fitzpatrick
- Viktor Hovland
- Justin Rose
- Rory McIlroy
- Robert MacIntyre
- Tommy Fleetwood
- Jon Rahm
- Nicolai Højgaard
- Sepp Straka
- Shane Lowry
Zach Johnson will lead the Americans and the Europe squad will be captained by Luke Donald. Let’s take a look at what balls we can expect to see this year.
2023 Ryder Cup: What Golf Balls Are the Pros Using?
Titleist Pro V1
Probably the most popular ball in golf, the Titleist Pro V1 is an all-round outstanding ball. For decades it’s boasted the title of most-played ball on the PGA Tour and, with exceptional speed and distance, with reduced long-game spin and a soft feel, we can understand why.
Which pros are playing the Titleist Pro V1?
- United States: Brian Harm, Scottie Scheffler, Max Homa
- Europe: Viktor Hovland, Justin Rose
Titleist Pro V1x
A pro ball that delivers outstanding distance, higher flight and increased spin, the Titleist Pro V1x is a popular choice for 2023.
Compared to the Pro V1, the overall construction of the Pro V1x is much firmer and offers more spin.
Which Pros are using the Titleist Pro V1x?
- United States: Wyndham Clark, Jordan Spieth, Patrick Cantlay, Justin Thomas
- Europe: Ludvig Aberg, Tyrrell Hatton, Matt Fitzpatrick
A feat of engineering, the TaylorMade TP5x combines the most recent technologies for an outstanding game with every club, from tee to green. Its most distinctive features include a unique 5-layer construction, Tri-Fast Core and a new speed-layer system.
Which pros are using the TaylorMade TP5x?
- United States: Rickie Fowler, Collin Morikawa
- Europe: Rory McIlroy, Robert MacIntyre, Tommy Fleetwood
Callaway Chrome Soft X
The highest-spinning model of the Chrome Soft range, the Chrome Soft X has a compression rating of 100! This ball is designed with tour players in mind and is strong in all areas, particularly distance off the tee and control around the greens.
Which pros are using the Callaway Chrome Soft X?
- United States: Xander Schauffele, Sam Burns
- Europe: Nicolai Højgaard, Jon Rahm
Srixon Z-Star Diamond
A newly formulated core, featuring a softer centre and firmer edge, makes the Z-Star Diamond another popular choice. High-speed players can expect optimised iron spin and distance from this ball.
Additionally, the Spin Skin+ durable coating digs deep into wedge and iron grooves for maximised spin and better control and stopping power.
Which Pros are using the Srixon Z-Star Diamond?
- United States: Brooks Koepka
- Europe: Sepp Straka
Srixon Z-Star XV
Designed for pro golfers, the Srixon Z-Star XV features a 3-piece construction to give skilled players the complete tour performance from tee to green. Expect maximum ball speed and unmatched driver iron distance with this ball.
Which pros are using the Z-Star XV?
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