2020 Gear Guide: Golf Balls

If you’re not playing the golf ball that best compliments your swing, then nothing else matters. Here are a few to choose from.

By Ted Johnson

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TITLEIST PROV1 | $52

Why you’ll love it: Penetrating flight, great feel and spin
Why you should buy it: Better ball for the windy plains of Colorado and doesn’t scuff as much
Insider’s insight: V1x flies higher but needs higher swing speed

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Titleist Pro V1 golf ball

TaylorMade TP5 Pix Golf Ball

TAYLORMADE TP5 PIX | $45

Why you’ll love it: New alignment marks and inner cover
Why you should buy it: The firmer underlying cover helps increase spin on wedge shots
Insider’s insight: High performance for high swing speeds

taylormadegolf.com

BRIDGESTONE e12 | $30

Why you’ll love it: Outstanding performance for the value
Why you should buy it: Surlyn cover and acceleration mantle next to core for high-speed exit off tee
Insider’s insight: Soft core brings soft feel on shorter shots

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Bridgestone e12 Soft

Vice Pro Plus golf ball

VICE PRO PLUS | $35

Why you’ll love it: 4-piece construction and urethane cover
Why you should buy it: Similar spin, distance and feel to Pro V1
Insider’s insight: Price starts at $35 per but drops with more ordered

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CALLAWAY ERC SOFT | $40

Why you’ll love it: Hybrid cover for overall bang and spin
Why you should buy it: You’ll notice the high spin on approach shots to green
Insider’s insight: You’ll get more aggressive with short irons

callawaygolf.com

Callaway ERC Soft golf ball

Mizuno RB566

MIZUNO RB566 | $23

Why you’ll love it: Iconic company brings out “global” ball
Why you should buy it: Three-piece construction whose C-dimple design creates fast air flow
Insider’s insight: Boring trajectory that won’t descend quickly

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SNELL MTB X | $32

Why you’ll love it: Online purchase brings great prices
Why you should buy it: Firmer cover, firmer core than Black model = distance but still great feel
Insider’s insight: Good spin but value comes in order of 2+ boxes

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Snell MTB X golf ball

 

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This section appeared in the 2020 April issue of Colorado AvidGolfer.

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