Of all the different areas of golf that influence our game, which golf ball is best for us is the most confusing for me. When choosing a golf ball, the options are endless. I have played around with different golf ball to use over the years, but I have never focused on anything specific or the reasons for choosing any specific ball.
This is an interesting video on what is inside a golf balls.
I have tried many makes and types of golf balls over the years and selected my ball based solely on feel. It has worked so far, however, I am not really sure if this was the best plan.
So as preparation for my 2016 golf season, I decided to make a concerted effort to choose the right ball next year! I am going to go into this process with an open mind. I have used Titleist and Srixon as of late, but I am willing to change if this process leads to that one ball that will help my game.
My first step is to learn how golf balls. This video provides an overview on how to construct a golf ball:
My next step is to determine the different materials in core, types of cores and the differences in the materials. After, I will focus on the same areas but with the cover. I am not really sure where this is going to lead, but I will let the facts guide the way.
What was your selection process for your current ball?
I am a grateful golfer! See you on the links!