VERO X1 PERFORMANCE REVIEW
GOLF EQ TEST RESULTS
OnCore Golf’s VERO X1 Tops ProV1®, ProV1x® in Golf EQ’s Independent Testing
OnCore Golf’s VERO X1 Vaults to the Top in Golf EQ Independent Testing
Higher launch, lower spin, greater distance and more control around the greens. These are attributes long associated with the industry’s two biggest brand name golf balls, the Titleist® ProV1® and ProV1x®.
According to independent testing recently conducted by Golf EQ, the VERO X1 hasn’t just joined the party … it may have crashed it.
THE MATCHUP: RESULTS
The four-piece VERO X1 went head-to-head with both iconic balls and outperformed the dynamic duo in Golf EQ’s driver and iron testing. It also finished atop the composite rankings with a total Golf EQ score of 372.68 versus 350.83 for ProV1® and 362.26 for ProV1x®.
How about that dreaded side-spin that derails so many tee shots? The VERO X1 delivers decidedly less of it – up to 60% – resulting in significantly straighter drives.
GOLF EQ: STATEMENT
WHAT DO THEY SAY?
“Overall, the VERO X1’s 4-piece construction and 80-84 compression rating provide a well-balanced performance profile, especially for golfers with 95 mph and above driver club head speeds. The VERO X1 delivered a high launch and low spin performance profile that allowed our testers to pick up distance in irons and with their drivers compared to both the ProV1® and ProV1x® …”
SCORING: VERO X1 vs TITLEIST
GOLF EQ: TESTING
VERO X1 DESIGN REVIEW
VERO X1 is a relatively firm golf ball that provides less spin with the driver and long irons for added distance. In the short irons and wedges, the VERO X1 utilized its metal-infused mantle layer to provide more stability and control for increased accuracy. Impressively, the VERO X1 produced more distance on the course, but still retained enough spin on the greens to stop the golf ball quickly. Overall, the VERO X1’s 4-piece construction and 80-84 compression rating provide a well-balanced performance profile, especially for golfers with 95 mph and above driver club head speeds.
GOLF EQ: TESTING
VERO X1 PERFORMANCE REVIEW
Specifically, in our test, the VERO X1 delivered a high launch and low spin performance profile that allowed our testers to pick up distance in irons and with their drivers compared to both the Pro V1 and Pro V1x, thus, the majority of our results come from testers who benefit the most from that profile of golf ball. Importantly, for this test group, both the VERO X1 and the Pro V1x golf balls outperformed the Pro V1 by a significant margin during driver tests. As always, your delivery will determine which category of golf ball is best for you, but if you find yourself comfortably in the high launch/low spin category, the VERO X1 must be on your testing list. Generally, golfers with higher club head speeds will do best with golf balls, like the VERO X1 and Pro V1x, that offer reduced spin.
In driver and 6-iron testing the VERO X1 outpaced both the Pro V1 and Pro V1x golf balls. Notably, the driving and approach categories (SG: OTT and SG: APP) are often the most impactful area of a golfers performance which makes VERO X1’s standout performance in those two areas all the more noteworthy. Finally, in wedge testing, the VERO X1 finished second behind the Pro V1x. Impressively, OnCore’s ability to deliver “tour” level performance at 20% less cost is an advantage for all amateur golfers.
GOLF EQ: METHODOLOGY
FRAMEWORK FOR TESTING
Five golfers hit 24 shots with each of the three golf balls using a driver, 6-iron and a preferred wedge between 50-55 degrees for a total of 24 shots with each golf ball in each club category.
The golfers hit shots over multiple sessions to ensure they didn’t get tired and bias the data. Shot data was recorded using the Foresight Sports GC launch monitor, with over 50 different measurements collected for every swing.
Driver swing speeds captured ranged from 95 to 112 mph, optimal for playing a TOUR-caliber, high-compression ball.
“The Golf EQ test results validate our primary objective with the VERO X1: to create a product that the best golfers in the world would objectively consider best-in-class,” says Keith Blakely, OnCore CEO. “At $39.99 a dozen, the VERO X1 presents serious golfers with a tremendous value proposition in relation to performance.”
Just how important is ball selection when it comes to game improvement?
According to Golf EQ, playing the same ball on every shot is the fastest path to consistency. OnCore makes this easy for golfers of all skill levels with its award-winning suite of golf balls: AVANT 55, ELIXR, and VERO X1.
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MAKE THE SWITCH
Try the VERO X1. Finally a ball that has it all – spin, control, distance, speed, accuracy and feel. The VERO X1 is True Performance.
Independent robotic testing confirms the VERO X1 delivers the greatest distance over a wide range of club head speeds and launch angles of any ball we’ve tested.
The high moment of inertia that our perimeter-weighted design delivers will have you hitting more fairways even when your club impact isn’t perfect or when you’re playing in windy conditions.
The 4-piece design lets you take full advantage of the soft urethane cover, delivering terrific spin for great wedge control around the greens.
Our nano-engineered interface layer creates the ideal combination of soft touch with firm responsiveness to every club in your bag.
The VERO X1 outperforms the best in the industry. Tour Player and Ambassador, Erik Compton knows it and he plays it. Want to improve your game? Make the Switch to the VERO X1.
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