Ask The Golf Ball Pro
How many balls does the average golfer lose over 18 holes?
The number of golf balls lost during a round of golf can vary greatly based on the golfer's skill level, the difficulty of the course, and other f...
Whats the average handicap of amateur or weekend golfers across North America?
The average handicap of amateur or weekend golfers across North America can vary, as it depends on the specific region, golfing population, and the level of participation in the sport. However...
What is the easiest color golf ball to see as you get older?
As people age, changes in vision can make it more difficult to see certain colors and contrasts. When it comes to golf balls, brighter colors tend to be easier to see against the backdrop of the green grass and blue sky.
How do I know when to replace a golf ball?
Even minor nicks or scuffs can potentially alter a ball's flight characteristics, and a deep cut could affect the core and significantly change the ball's behavior. When in doubt, it might be best to replace the ball to ensure consistent performance.
Why are there so many colors of golf balls?
The primary reason for the variety in golf ball colors is visibility and personal preference. See why?
Can golf balls get waterlogged?
It used to be commonly believed that golf balls could get waterlogged or soaked if they sat in water hazards (like ponds or creeks) for too long. The thought was that the water could seep into the ball, changing its weight and performance characteristics. This is not so!
Whats the difference between a Titleist Pro V1 , Taylor Made TP5, Callaway Chrome Soft, and Bridgestone Tour BRX ?
The Titleist Pro V1, TaylorMade TP5, Callaway Chrome Soft, and Bridgestone Tour B RX are all premium golf balls designed to offer a combination of distance, control, and feel for better golfers.
I'm a senior with a low swing speed of under 80. What golf ball should I use?
If you're a senior golfer with a lower swing speed, you'll generally benefit from golf balls designed to optimize distance and provide a soft feel. You might consider golf balls with lower compression and a soft cover, as they can help maximize the distance you get from your swing.
I’m young and hit a ball over 100 mph. What golf balls should I use?
If you have a high swing speed (over 100 mph), you'll generally benefit from a golf ball that has a higher compression rating, designed for distance and control.
What is the difference between a 2 piece and a 3 piece and a 4 piece golf balls?
The number of "pieces" in a golf ball refers to the number of distinct layers that make up the construction of the ball. These layers can have different materials and properties, and they work together to influence the ball's performance characteristics, including distance, spin, and feel.
I usually break 80. What's the best 10 golf balls for me?
If you are consistently breaking 80, then you're considered a low-handicap golfer. Low-handicappers often look for golf balls that offer a good balance of distance, spin, and control to help fine-tune their game.
I usually break 90. Whats the best 10 golf balls for me?
Breaking 90 consistently means you've moved beyond beginner status and might benefit from a golf ball that provides a balance of distance, feel, and control.