What golf ball should I use?

How do I know which golf ball to use?

How do I want my golf ball to feel, firmer or softer? 15+ Handicap: Look for a ball that tends to fly straight and offers forgiveness on mishits. Distance is likely the top priority; spin help is often needed to augment a lack of technique to generate enough stopping power.

What golf ball should I use for my swing speed?

Anything between 55 and 70 will be the best golf ball for your swing speed. 85-95 mph swing speed is fast enough to put a decent move on the ball so medium compression golf balls are some of the best golf balls for 85 mph swing speeds.

What is a good golf ball for the average player?

Comparison Chart

Golf Balls for Average Golfer Color options Compression
Titleist Pro V1 – Best Overall (Editor’s Choice) White High(over 100)
Bridgestone e6 – Best Cheap White, Yellow Low (44)
Callaway Supersoft – Best Value for the Money 6 Low (38)
Srixon Men’s Soft Feel – Best for a 20 Handicapper White Mid (72)
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Does it matter what golf balls you use?

The quality of golf ball you use definitely matters and impacts on your game. Higher quality, more expensive golf balls generally have a urethane cover, leading to greater ‘feel’ and spin control. Premium balls will usually perform longer and hold greens more consistently, helping you shoot lower scores.

Which Pro V1 should I play?

If you’re looking for a softer feel, especially in the short game department – select the Pro V1. If you normally hit a high ball off the tee and don’t mind launching a little lower, the Pro V1 is again the answer. However, the low-ball hitter will definitely benefit from the Pro V1x.

Do softer golf balls go further?

Do Softer Golf Balls Go Further? As a general rule, soft low compression golf balls will travel further when you hit your driver and irons. With your wedges, soft and firm golf balls should travel the same distance.

Should I use TaylorMade TP5 or TP5x?

TP5 is our softest Tour ball with the most spin and highest performance around the greens. TP5x is our lowest spinning, fastest and longest Tour product. To put it simply, if you prioritize wedge spin over distance then TP5 is the ball for you. If you prioritize distance over wedge spin, then TP5x is your choice.

What swing speed is needed for Pro V1?

The #1 ball in golf, the Pro V1 is a three-piece golf ball meant for swing speeds of 98-105 mph.

How far should I hit with a 7 iron?

Golf Club Distance Chart

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Club Men Women
6-iron 130-150-160 70-100-130
7-iron 120-140-150 65-90-120
8-iron 110-130-140 60-80-110
9-iron 95-115-130 55-70-95

What is the most forgiving golf ball?

Most Forgiving Golf Ball, Ranked

  • #1 – TaylorMade Soft Response.
  • #2 – Bridgestone e6 Golf Balls.
  • #3 – Callaway Super Soft Golf Balls.
  • #4 – Srixon Soft Feel Golf Balls.
  • #5 – Titleist Tour Soft Golf Balls.
  • FOR WOMEN – Bridgestone 2019 e6 Lady Golf Balls.
  • THE OLD #1 – TaylorMade Project (a) Golf Balls.
  • Bridgestone e7 Golf Balls.

Do golf balls matter for average golfers?

Too many golfers just play whatever ball they find. This leads to inconsistency as, no matter your skill-level, different balls will act differently. Consistency is absolutely the most important thing in golf no matter how good you are.

Are expensive golf balls worth it?

The average golfer won’t get enough benefit to justify paying the higher price and would be better off using that money to work on their swing. The only benefit to an expensive golf ball would be the increased spin around the green and the nice soft feel at impact.

Do golf balls matter for beginner?

If a beginner is still learning how to make the correct contact with the ball, as well as how to chip and leave it relatively close to the hole, the ball won’t make a massive difference. 2-piece golf balls are ideal golf balls for a high-handicapper. Two-piece golf balls have harder shells and a sturdy core.

Do distance golf balls go further?

Titleist Velocity 2022 Golf Ball

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The result? Well our testing revealed with the driver the ball did fly higher and carried 5 yards further when compared to the previous generation.

Do golf balls really make a difference?

Do the less-expensive balls travel a little farther and straighter off the tee? They can, but when we tested both types of balls at average-golfer swing speeds, the difference was almost negligible: six yards, usually less.