Best Golf Balls For Your Game!
ball manufacturers are continually seeking to produce the best golf
balls that will match individual golfers styles and levels of play, and
currently there are 5 types of golf balls available that meet the
demands of beginners through to PGA Tour players!
Every golfer has their own unique styles, abilities and skill levels,
and will have their own expectations of what they want to achieve out
on the course, whether it's to purely gain distance, become a more
consistent player or have more control around the greens.
Tour Pro's for example already have plenty of distance and control over
their golf swings, so will benefit from golf balls that offer
them more feel for shot shaping control and finesse around
the greens. These type of golf balls are harder to control,
and can exagerate flaws
in your game, such as slicing or hooking, so may not necessarily be the
best type of golf balls to use for someone who has just started the
A more forgiving ball, that offers more distance and less side-spin
might well be the answer! Check below to find out which category of
golfer you fall into and what the best type of golf balls are for your
Golf Balls For Beginners
This is the category that the overwhelming majority of
golfers fall into, and includes beginners and golfers who generally
shot scores in the high 90's and above. This type of golfer tends to
have very little consistency in their game, miss-hits a lot of shots
and suffers from slicing or hooking, along with a number of other
The best golf balls for this category are 2-piece
balls are generally more affordable, they are harder and offer a lower
spin rate than 3/4-piece balls, which makes them the longest hitting
and most durable available. Due to the lower spin rate they also
fly straighter, so help to reduce any slicing or hooking issues.
Golf Balls For Intermediate Players
in this category generally have a reasonable understanding of their
golf swing and overall performance, but are looking for a
little more consistency out of their game. Scoring tends to range from
mid to high 80's to mid 90's, filled with plenty of bogeys, a
sprinkling of pars and the occasional birdie and blowout holes.
If you have some control over your side-spin and basic shot pattern,
i.e. straight, draw or fade, you would benefit from using a 3-piece
. This will offer you a nice combination of
over approach shots and softer feel around the greens. If you are faily
erratic you are better off sticking with a 2-piece golf ball
Golf Balls For Accomplished Players
in this category are highly skilled players and have an excellent
command over their short game and golf swing technique, and will
include professional golfers and single figure handicappers. They will
regularly score in the 70's or low 80's, with plenty of pars and birdie
opportunities to offset the occasional bad holes they have.
The best golf balls for this category are 4/5-piece
offer the perfect combination of distance off the tee,
exceptional control over shot shaping and approach shots, and the
softest feel on and around the greens. These golf balls are the most
expensive, but worth every penny for those that can use them properly!