2018 Srixon Soft Feel and UltiSoft Balls Launched

These design upgrades are ideal for the slower-swinging golfer

2018 Srixon Soft Feel and UltiSoft Balls Launched

New cover and core design developments are said to enhance performance for the slower-swinging golfer

2018 Srixon Soft Feel and UltiSoft Balls Launched

Srixon has revealed two new performance ball upgrades for the second half of 2018.

Sitting alongside the tour performance Z-Star and Z-Star XV and the AD333 and AD333 Tour are the 2018 Soft Feel and UltiSoft, both designed to provide golfers with a soft feel on all shots.

The new Srixon Soft Feel is now in its 6th generation, with the latest iteration designed specifically for golfers wanting to maximise distance and control with exceptional feel.

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It features a softer cover for more greenside spin and improved short-game feel, an EGG core for a high launch, low spin trajectory off the tee and an upgraded 338 dimple pattern that reduces aerodynamic drag for added distance and stability in the wind.

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“The all-new Soft Feel was designed to help players maximise their distance off the tee, while providing even better feel and control,” said Jeff Brunski, Vice President of Research and Development.

“The latest generation Soft Feel accomplishes this goal, offering a lower compression ball for incredible distance, but a softer cover to provide that greenside performance all players crave.”

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The Soft Feel is available in White, Tour Yellow as well as a Soft Feel Lady model in Soft White and Passion Pink. It goes on sale on the 1st August 2018 with an RRP of £24 per dozen.

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The UltiSoft golf ball is now in its second generation and is even softer than the previous model. It is ideal for golfers with mid-to-low swing speeds, seeking a soft feel around the greens as well as a higher launch and maximum distance off the tee.

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Softer than before, the variable-compression Energetic Gradient Growth Core gives you a high-launch, low spin trajectory off the tee for added distance and an ultra-soft feel.

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The soft, thin cover provides more control around the greens and a softer feel on all shots while the new 338 Speed Dimple Pattern has been created to cut through the wind for maximum distance and accuracy.

The new Srixon UltiSoft golf ball officially launches in the UK & Ireland on the 1st August 2018, with an RRP of £24 per dozen.

Joel Tadman
Joel Tadman

Joel has worked in the golf industry for over 12 years covering both instruction and more recently equipment. He now oversees all product content here at Golf Monthly, managing a team of talented and passionate writers and presenters in delivering the most thorough and accurate reviews, buying advice, comparisons and deals to help the reader find exactly what they are looking for. So whether it's the latest driver, irons, putter or laser rangefinder, Joel has his finger on the pulse keeping up to date with the latest releases in golf.


During these enjoyable years he has had some money-can't-buy experiences, like interviewing Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy one-on-one and covering the 2010 Ryder Cup at Celtic Manor. 


One of his career highlights came when covering the 2012 Masters he got to play the sacred Augusta National course on the Monday after the tournament concluded, shooting a respectable 87 with just one par and four birdies. To date, his best ever round of golf is a 5-under 67 back in 2011. He currently plays his golf at Burghley Park Golf Club in Stamford, Lincs, with a handicap index of 4.7.


Joel's current What's In The Bag? 

Driver: TaylorMade SIM2, 9° 

Fairway wood: Titleist TSi3, 15° 

Hybrid: Titleist TSi2, 18° 

Irons: TaylorMade P770, 4-PW 

Wedges: Titleist Vokey SM8, 50°, 54° and 58° 

Putter: Evnroll ER2V 

Ball: 2021 Titleist Pro V1x