If you’re interested in your choice of golf ball (and you should be) you’ll have heard a lot about new releases of golf balls having lower compression to create a softer feel. Let’s start with the explanation of compression. Compression measures how much the golf ball is deformed under a standard load. To create a lower compression golf ball the manufacturer needs to focus on the core, usually making it as large as possible. Materials advances have allowed the better manufa
You will see the women from the LPGA Tour hitting it a mile, even those who have a small frame. If you watch closely you’ll notice how their downswing follows a specific sequence. In the search for even more distance “The very best golfers, ladies and men, know that there is a whip effect that can be created by stopping the lower half, so that the hands, arms and upper body accelerate through impact.” Whatever your size, whoever you are Incorporating good technique into your
A lot is made each year of groove technology in Wedges. Sharper, more precise grooves offering even more spin and control.
That does rather divert us from the real issue with grooves. They wear. Already after 18 months of average use, the ball is rolling out nearly twice as much as the new Wedge, because of the significant loss of spin. After 36 months the ball is going to roll a considerable distance making it difficult to get short-pitch shots close to flags on the fro
Are you one of the large majority of golfers who’re unsure about exactly how far they hit each of their clubs?
It’s the most basic information you should have about your game. We want to help. Here’s a table you can easily recreate yourself: When completing this table, resist the inclination to list your exceptional distances, and list your regular distance. It’s not just poor ball contact that causes golfers to come up short. Playing the wrong club is a large factor with
For those who want to play a no compromise golf ball; a ball that offers maximum energy transfer, with low spin where its needed on longer shots and the highest spin around the green, the TaylorMade TP5 & TP5x golf balls may look like a traditional premium golf ball, but there’s much more to them. A core made of three parts You’re all looking for longer tee shots and great control on approach and short shots. Some want a softer feel, while others prefer a slightly firmer fe