We bust the biggest golf ball myth - video

Do the golf balls played on the PGA Tour by the best players on the planet really work for us amateurs? The manufacturers say they do. But doesn’t that seem a little odd?

We don’t play the same shaft flex or weight as them because we don’t swing as fast or hard. We don’t play muscle backs like them because we can’t nut it from the middle every time.

So why would we expect to play the same ball?

A huge factor no one is talking about is compression. How hard the ball is, how much energy has to be exerted in order to squash it to the optimum level.

So we did a little test to see what numbers got shot out. And, well, they spoke volumes…

 

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