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    Balls tested: TaylorMade Golf Balls TP5 with Mid Trajectory and TP5x with high Trajectory

    Compression: TP5 Mid, TP5x High

    Dimples: 322

    Spin: High

    Feel: Soft

    Category: Tour/Advanced/Performance

    Price as tested (new): $45 per dozen

    Specs: Construction – Five-piece; Cover – Urethane; Core – Urethane
    TRI-FAST ; Dimples – 322

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    TP5 and TP5x feature a Tri-Fast Core and Dual-Spin Cover that combine for a 5-layer golf ball construction that is specifically engineered to perform with every club in your bag.

    Ball notes: Excellent distance, spin and control.

    5 LAYERS gives this ball outstanding performance.

    Dual-Spin Cover: Multi-Layers spin performance with soft cast urethane cover.

    Progressive Tri-Fast Core:

    Flexibility 1. Flexible 2. Medium 3. Rigid

    Speed 1. Fast 2. Faster 3. Fastest

    On the clubface: The New TP5 and TP5x Golf Balls features five-piece construction and a urethane cover, which matches most tour models and differentiates it from the typical “premium” ball. This makeup should guarantee soft feel and lots of spin.

    Bottom line: This ball does exactly what it's maker TaylorMade claims – it generates excellent, tour-like spin and control in the short game while keeping up with competitors off the tee. Any golfer with a swing speed in the 90 and above mph range would do well to try this TaylorMade New TP5 Mid Trajectory and TP5x high Trajectory Golf Balls models.

    Golf Ball Videos:

    Compression Video

    Spin Video

    Dimples Video

    Golf Ball Brands Video

    Titleist Video

    Understanding Spin Video

    Categories Explained:

    Value/Recreational/Distance – Designed for mid- to high-handicap golfers with swing speeds below 90 mph; typically feature two-piece construction and firm covers; promote greater distance over high spin rates. Examples: Pinnacle Gold, Slazenger RAW Distance

    Premium – Designed for low- to mid-handicap golfers with swing speeds of 90-99 mph; typically feature multi-layer construction and medium-soft covers; happy medium between Value/Recreational and Tour categories for distance and spin qualities. Examples: Titleist NXT Tour, Callaway HEX Diablo

    Tour/Advanced/Performance – Designed for low-handicap and professional golfers with swing speeds in excess of 100 mph; typically feature multi-layer construction and soft covers; promote greater spin rates and enhanced feel over distance. Examples: Titleist ProV1, Bridgestone Tour B330