The legendary Titleist Pro V1 golf ball franchise has been updated for 2015

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One of golf’s most iconic franchises has been updated with the introduction of 2015 Titleist Pro V1 and Pro V1x golf balls.

These new models are borne from unparalleled knowledge, research and development and technological advancements.

The Pro V1 golf ball first made an appearance at the 2000 Invensys Classic in Las Vegas.

Some 47 players put it in play that week – a huge paradigm shift – and it became the best-selling ball in golf in March 2001, just three months after its launch into the consumer marketplace.

Related: 2015 Titleist Pro V1 review

The Titleist Pro V1x followed in 2003, and, since then, both Pro V1 models have been the most-played on tour and the best-selling golf balls around the world.

After an extensive period of R&D, testing and player validation, the 2015 Titleist Pro V1 and Pro V1x golf balls have been unveiled.

There are some 90 process and product quality checks for the Pro V1 and around 120 for the dual-core Pro V1x, ensuring each ball performs to maximum standards before being distributed.

You can see some images of the 2015 Pro V1 and Pro V1x below…

2015 Titleist Pro V1

2015 Titleist Pro V1The 2015 Pro V1 comes with a new, patented urethane elastomer cover forumlation. This helps maintain distance while providing more short-game control, improved feel and better durabilty.

2015 Titleist Pro V1 golf ballThe Pro V1 has a softer feel, slightly more long game spin and a penetrating trajectory for a shallower angle of descent and more roll.

2015 Titleist Pro V1 golf ball

The Titleist Golf Ball R&D team is comprised of chemists, physicists, mathematicians, computer scientists, engineers and technicians, as well as PGA Professionals and turf management specialists.

2015 Titleist Pro V1 golf ballThe 2015 Pro V1 is a three-piece, multiple component golf ball with a very soft compression ZG process core, ionomeric casing layer, softer thermoset urethane elastomer cover and a spherically-tiled 352 tetrahedral dimple design.

2015 Titleist Pro V1x

2015 Titleist Pro V1x golf ballThe 2015 Pro V1x golf ball also boasts a new, patented urethane elastomer cover forumlation.

2015 Titleist Pro V1x golf ballThe Pro V1x has a slightly firmer feel and lower-long game spin, as compared with the Pro V1. It also has a higher launch and steeper angle of descent.

2015 Titleist Pro V1xThe Titleist golf ball R&D team has more than 20,000 years of combined experience.

2015 Titleist Pro V1x golf ballMore than 100 professionals around the world have put 2015 Pro V1 and Pro V1x golf balls into play since they first surfaced on the PGA Tour in October 2014.

The 2015 Pro V1 golf balls will be available to purchase from January 31, 2015 and come with an RRP of £51.