TaylorMade TP5 Pix and TP5X Pix Golf Balls Review

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The TaylorMade golf ball he employs has just as much flare and pizazz as he does.  The TP5 Pix and TP5X Pix are both covered in what look like Halloween candy corns. The colors – orange, black, and white – are inspired by his alma mater and college golf powerhouse, Oklahoma State University. Just like Ricky and his days in Stillwater, the TaylorMade Golf Ball Department has come a long way in the last few years. I’m curious to have a closer look.  I bet you are too.

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TaylorMade TP5 Pix and TP5X Pix Golf Balls Review
TaylorMade TP5 Pix and TP5X Pix Golf Balls Review

Description

I love Rickie Fowler.  Even though he hasn’t played much remarkable golf in the last couple seasons, he’s still a fan favorite.  On any given Thursday, Friday, Saturday, or Sunday, you can find throngs of folks dressed in orange with flat-bill hats (young kids especially) following the guy around.  It doesn’t matter if he’s 16 under or 8 over. 

The TaylorMade golf ball he employs has just as much flare and pizazz as he does.  The TP5 Pix and TP5X Pix are both covered in what look like Halloween candy corns. 

The colors – orange, black, and white – are inspired by his alma mater and college golf powerhouse, Oklahoma State University. 

Just like Ricky and his days in Stillwater, the TaylorMade Golf Ball Department has come a long way in the last few years.

I’m curious to have a closer look.  I bet you are too.

Key Features

  • ClearPath Alignment feature makes lining up putts and tee shots easy.
  • Tour Flight Dimple Pattern is strategically designed to optimize both carry distance off the tee and descent angle on approach shots.
  • Soft urethane cover interacts with the grooves on short clubs to maximize spin and control where it matters most.

Who Should Buy TaylorMade TP5 Pix and TP5X Pix Golf Balls?

I’d love to say that anyone that’s a fan of edgy swagger should play these balls, because there’s plenty of it in their aesthetic design.  But there’s more to it than just Rickie Fowler, trust me. . . More on that in a minute. 

While any fan can justify buying these balls for purposes of being a fan, they’re really meant for better players who can justify playing a premium, Tour-level ball.

While you might be tempted to throw this ball in your bag because you’re a fan, chances are you won’t realize its benefits as much as you might another golf ball.

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TaylorMade TP5 Pix and TP5X Pix Golf Balls Detailed Review

Design and Technology

Both the TP5 Pix and TP5X Pix are loaded with cool design features. 

So more about that which I promised you in the previous section. . . Rickie Fowler’s design has been around for a while and chances are you’ve found one of these balls out on the course, even if you haven’t played one yourself.

New to the lineup are a Matthew Wolf-inspired ball with a black and white wolf, an Oklahoma State Pistol Pete full-figure, and a ball just with his mustache. 

If Oklahoma State isn’t your school of choice, don’t worry.  TaylorMade now makes this ball with the logos of most major Division I schools.

What About the Tech?

Now that we’re squared away in the looks department, let’s get down to the nitty gritty of cool tech. 

The story starts with the cover, but not just these balls’ looks.  They’re made of cast urethane that’s exceptionally soft and affords golfers the spin and responsiveness they demand around and on the green. 

We aren’t quite done talking about the cover yet.  The 322-dimple pattern is at the technological forefront too.  Each dimple is shallower than what you’ll find on a lot of other premium balls.  This reduces drag off the driver which means less sidespin.  The result is less curvature on full shots from tee to green. 

Both the TP5 Pix and TP5X Pix diverge from the norm when it comes to ball construction as well.  This ball features no less than five layers. 

The inner-most layer is the Tri-Fast Core that delivers minimal spin on long shots.

Coupled with a soft Dual-Spin cover, you get the best of both worlds in terms of distance and short club performance. 

It should come as no surprise that TaylorMade pushed the envelope with the design of both the TP5 Pix and TP5X Pix Golf Balls.  They do it year after year with every piece of equipment they make.

9.3Expert Score
TaylorMade TP5 Pix and TP5X Pix Golf Balls Review
TaylorMade TP5 Pix and TP5X Pix Golf Balls Review

The TaylorMade golf ball he employs has just as much flare and pizazz as he does.  The TP5 Pix and TP5X Pix are both covered in what look like Halloween candy corns. The colors – orange, black, and white – are inspired by his alma mater and college golf powerhouse, Oklahoma State University. Just like Ricky and his days in Stillwater, the TaylorMade Golf Ball Department has come a long way in the last few years. I’m curious to have a closer look.  I bet you are too.

Innovation
9
Performance
9.6
Design/Sound/Feel
9
Value
9.5
PROS
  • Design features appeal to wide array of golfers.
  • Cutting-edge technology is ahead of the curve and delivers on all fronts.
  • Two variations on the same ball let golfers choose the one that’s best for their game.
CONS
  • Price point is higher than other premium balls.
  • Graphics may not be everyone’s cup of tea.
  • Ball is not as durable as other, cheaper options.

Specs

Both balls come in the trendy designs mentioned above.  They’re also available in straight yellow and white. 

If you’re looking for maximum spin and a higher ball flight, the TP5 Pix is the way to go.  Should a more penetrating, flatter flight fit the bill, the TP5X Pix is a good choice.

Our Experience

I’ve played both the TP5 Pix and TP5X Pix balls myself.  Am I good enough to play them?  On my best days, maybe.

What I can tell you is that there are some good sticks in the Phoenix area (and everywhere else) that swear by these balls.  They’re all better players that tout these balls’ performance on every level.

Are their cover graphics cool?  No doubt.  But it’s really about performance for better players at the end of the day. 

Even though this ball might not be the best one for my game, there’s no denying the benefits it delivers.

Conclusion

No one is surprised that TaylorMade continues to dominate the golf equipment market.  They just get it.  They’re trendy, not afraid to stand out from the crowd, and have one hell of a marketing team.

With all that being said, the TP5 Pix and TP5X Pix balls are Tour-inspired and trusted by elite players for reason.  They flat out perform.

If you’re a weekend warrior that has good days and bad like most of us in the Golfer’s Authority community, I don’t blame you for buying these balls because you’re a fan.  I’ve done the same thing. 

However, if you’re a single-digit handicap and are looking for more out of the golf ball you play, give the TaylorMade TP5 Pix or TP5X Pix a try.  We think you’ll be impressed by a whole lot more than the pretty design.

 

Additional information

Specification: TaylorMade TP5 Pix and TP5X Pix Golf Balls Review

Part Number

B1600601

Model

B1600601

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