Srixon Sports Europe have announced details of their new Z-STAR range of golf balls, which werel officially be unveiled at the 2011 PGA Merchandise Show in Florida on January 27th.
The new Z-STAR golf ball’s proprietary urethane cover is super soft for added spin control, without sacrificing distance. The 324 aerodynamic dimple design, combined with the large Energetic Gradient Growth Core, produces a penetrating ball flight that is unyielding to the wind.
It is a high performance multi layered ball with extremely soft feel, but it is also longer than its predecessor. It is the softer of the two premium products and provides slightly more spin and feel around the green and especially from the rough.
The Z-STAR performs best with Driver swing speeds between 80 and 105 mph.
This is the ball used by Ryo Ishikawa to shoot the World Record score of 58 whilst winning the Crowns Tournament in Japan in May 2010.
The new Z-STAR XV golf ball’s proprietary urethane cover is currently amongst the thinnest and the softest in the premium market producing an excellent combination of distance and spin. The new four piece ball has a dual Energetic Gradient Growth Core, providing the best distance in a premium offering, with a high flight whilst also maintaining low spin to optimize driver performance.
Between the two Z- STAR balls, the Z-STAR XV is a more distance oriented tour performance ball which returns less spin off the Driver, creating longer more penetrating ball flight. The ball feels slightly firmer, but does not sacrifice feel and control around the greens.
Overall this ball maximises it’s performance when played by golfers who have a driver swing speed greater than 95mph.
With the introduction of Pure White and Tour Yellow in both Z-STAR and Z-STAR XV, Srixon has taken visual performance in golf balls to the next level. With both colour offerings, Srixon makes it easier to follow the ball in flight from any distance and in all types of playing conditions.
3 piece construction, ionomer mid layer, mid compression Energetic Gradient Growth Core, ultra thin and soft urethane elastomer cover, 324 dimples and 90 compression
4 piece construction, ionomer mid layer, dual high compression Energetic Gradient Growth Core, ultra thin (0.012”) and soft urethane elastomer cover, 324 dimples and 100 compression.
The new Z-STAR and Z-STAR XV will be available through all leading Golf Professionals and Key Golf Retailers from late February 2011 with an RRP of £45 per dozen.
Srixon Z-STAR users won 47 events internationally in 2010. For 2011 users will include new signing Graeme McDowell, Robert Allenby, Miguel Angel Jimenez, Ryo Ishikawa, Vijay Singh, Boo Weekley, Soren Kjeldsen, Fernando Gonzalez Castano, Shane Lowry & Laura Davies
Srixon is the Number One two piece ball brand in the UK Market according to the monthly Retail Audit undertaken by Sports Marketing Surveys & the AD333 is the Number one 2 piece ball in the UK Market.
Srixon Sports Europe has been distributing premium golf balls and sports equipment since 2001 and is a subsidiary of SRI Sports Ltd. www.srixon.co.uk