Taylormade TP5 vs Callaway Chrome Soft

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LosOsos83
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Has anyone used and compared both Taylormade TP5 and Callaway Chrome Soft before? Please let me know your feedback. Thanks. 

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ejimmy14
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I’ve been looking for an answer to this question as well. If it means anything, I played in a member-guest this past summer and they had trackman and were comparing the chrome soft to your current gamer ball wise. I hadn’t tried the TP5X before this and had always used PROV1X’s. The Chrome Soft had around 3 mph faster ball speed compared to the PROV1X. With that being said, later on I bought a dozen TP5X’s and I fell in love. I don’t have any numerical data to support my claims but I really enjoy the TP5 line up and personally I like it more than the Chrome Soft line up. Hope this helps a little!
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kb2313
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I've hit a few chrome soft balls and to me they spin a bit too much especially with the driver.. I dont know about most golfers in the community but I guess that a common issue is too much spin off the tee box. 

 

Last year I used the TP5x and also Srixon Z Star exclusively - I think this year with the new TP5's coming out I might switch to the normal TP5 and not the x, and depending on how that feels might continue with the Z Star only because their super skin is supposed to help with putting with the flagstick in - supposedly it helps absorbed enegry and will let gravity pull the ball down.. So for me, depends on how great the new TP5 cover is. 

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JSmith24
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In my opinion, the TP5x ball is amazing, and was the best of the bunch in 2018. I've used both, but after about 5 rounds with the Chromesoft, I just didn't want to use them anymore. The TP5x has a more responsive cover, and goes as far as anything out there. The Chromesoft for me just felt like a rock, and didn't perform much different to the TP5x, so the choice was clear.

 

The TP5x also responds the way I want out of the bunkers, where as the Chromesoft is almost always going to roll out a little more.

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