are 3 basic types of golf balls on the market today.
Let's look at their constructions and what type
of golfer should use them to lower his or her total
2 Piece Golf Balls:
This type of ball makes up the majority of the market from all the leading manufacturers.
It features a large, solid rubber core (shown
in blue) surrounded by a plastic or urethane
ball engineers can alter the performance of the
ball by changing the size of core, the compression
of the core, and the softness of the cover.
balls are typically your game improvement or distance balls. The large core provides a lot of velocity when struck by the club face.
balls are typically lower spinning, which means your undesirable slice or hook spin will not be as pronounced and
the ball will fly straighter. Lower compression
models of 2 piece balls perform well for men,
women, and children with slower swing speeds
3 Piece Hybrid Golf Balls:
Hybrid golf balls have a solid core surrounded by a "mantle" layer (show in
green). This 2 piece assembly is then surrounded
by a soft plastic or urethane rubber cover. These
balls combine the forgiveness of a 2 piece model,
3 piece construction.
can adjust the core and thin layer to end up
with a playable,
performance ball for a variety of golfers.
They are quite a revolution.
3 or 4 Piece performance Golf Balls:
Professional and low handicap golfers with high swing speeds need a ball with
low initial spin (for distance) and high iron
spin (for precision). A 3 or 4 piece ball meets
these requirements with a unique "dual core"
In a 4 piece construction, the
2 piece core (shown in green and light grey)
is surrounded by a thin mantle
layer, and then a urethane, dimpled cover.
The urethane cover in conjunction with the
give these balls the "drop and stop" action you see on the weekend broadcasts.
Now yet's look at your game and determine the right type of ball for you!
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