How many times have you studied the assortment of golf balls in a pro shop or sports store and scratched your head, not knowing what to buy? All those low-compression, Titanium core, soft, long, hard XLs, VIs, Ultras, Tours, Premiers … it's enough to drive anyone straight to the 19th hole!
The fact is, different golf balls suit different golfers. Most golf ball manufacturers don't tell you this. They'd like every hacker to choose their ball, even if it's designed for a power swinger like Tiger Woods and not you!
That's where Golf Balls 101 can help. We are the only site on the Internet designed to help you decide which golf balls best meet your needs.
This site explains the latest features and golf ball technology designed to improve golf ball performance, and helps you find the best quality for the best price.
Each page in our Golf Ball Ratings section identifies basic features of a ball, its price and a ratings chart that lets you compare it to other balls.
For a quick reference, check out our handy lists of Best of the Best, Great Bargain Balls and Hackers' Helpers.
So, duffers, take heart. The confusion is over. Have fun browsing Golf Balls 101!