How a golf ball performs affect the overall result of your game on the course. This is the reason why you should make sure to choose the right brand and model of golf balls. Golf ball manufacturers are truly aware of the importance of the balls in every game and it is for this reason why they make sure that the balls they create would be able to help golfers perform better on the greens. But not all of them perform the same and what might be good for another golfer might not work well for you.
There are so many different models and brands that were released in the market this year. When choosing which of these balls you should buy, it is important that you first examine your own game and determine what your strengths and weaknesses are. Are you able to hit the ball a long ways, yet you end up struggling when doing wedge shots? Or perhaps, you are unable to get the ball closer to the greens when using high irons. After you have determine the type of golfer you are, then you should be ready to choose the perfect golf ball for you. Here is a list of the top 10 golf balls for 2014.
Bridgestone Precept 2014 Tour B330-S
A lot of golfers are very much familiar with Callaway, a company that produces several types of golfing equipment, such as golf bags, golf clubs, golf shoes and other accessories including golf balls. The Speed Regime Series that Callaway produces comes with 3 unique dimple patterned aerodynamics, a feature that helps to maximize the tee balls.
The Speed Regime SR1 belongs to this series and it features an optimized aerodynamics that work for up to 90 mph and under swing speed. It also has a tour level control as well as a superior spin separation feature. When it comes to performance, the SR1 will certainly not fail you.
Nike RZN Platinum 1-Dozen Golf Balls
The RZN series from Nike is among the most popular products in the market. Their newly released RZN Platinum features a core that is made from a new resin polymer material and comes with a softer cover.
This latest model from Nike is much softer than other balls under the RZN series, allowing you to be able to produce more spin. The RZN’s are also designed to help golfers to be able to control the spin and the balls are equipped with a Speedlock technology, a feature that results to a more energy efficient transfer as well as an initial speed off towards the face of the golf club.
Srixon Z-Star XV
The Z-Star balls from Srixon are also worth checking out for this year. If you are looking for a highly reliable and fully functional ball, then this would be a great choice. The ball’s softer compression version is a 3 piece design that features a special coating right on the cover. The coating is designed to help increase friction during shorter shots.
The Z-Star comes with urethane covers that are considered as the thinnest as well as the softest in the market. With this, the balls are excellent when it comes to both the distance and spin. The core of the ball is also capable of providing the best distance while maintaining a low down spin which optimizes the driver performance.
Just like with the previous Z-star collection golf balls, the 2014 Srixon Z-Star XV comes with a SpinSkin coating that provides a fully enhanced friction in between the club and the ball which results to an added greenside spin and control without having to sacrifice distance.
TaylorMade MyTour Preferred #12
TaylorMade is another popular brand in the golf accessories industry. Based in California, the company is known for producing the best golf bags, golf clubs, golf shoes, golf balls and other accessories. Their balls feature multiple mantle layers which help to enhance the overall performance. Recently, they released a new model of the MyTour Preferred golf balls that come with a much softer cover as compared to the previous models. The MyTour Preferred #12 has received quite a lot of praises from the finest players in the world because of its great looks, excellent feel and exceptional performance.
Titleist Pro V1x Golf Balls
Titleist is a US based company that designs and manufactures golfing equipment and apparel products. They have produced quite a lot of great products and among the most popular is the Titleist Pro line.
The line has gained high ratings online for its excellent performance. For this year, Titleist has adopted a new core formulation process for its latest edition of dual core designed golf ball, the Titleist Pro V1x. This results to a tighter manufacturing tolerance as compared to the previous versions. Unlike the Pro V1, the Titleist Pro V1x flies even higher and iron shots often land at a much steeper angle.
Wilson Staff FG Tour Golf Balls
Wilson Staff is among the leading ball manufacturers of today. They are known for their use of the soft compression technology in producing the best golf balls. In January 2014, the company announced their plan to release the Wilson Staff FG Tour, which is said to be the softest of all urethane balls. These balls are ideal for professional players. This particular model features a four piece construction and each layer was designed for maximum performance. The core is rubber rich and is very soft, thus, providing a low driver spin. The mantle layers promote a maximized velocity while the cover that’s made of cast urethane generates excellent spin and control on the greens.
Volvik White Color S3 Golf Balls
Volvik, a company known for producing the world’s best color golf ball on Tour, has announced early this year about their plans to launch the latest golf balls to add to their collection. The Volvik White Color S3 is an excellent performing model and is said to be the first of its kind in the United States.
Also called as the White Color golf ball, the S3 is a hybrid of the white and the color golf ball. The white base has a pearlescent color which provides a much better visibility in the greens. This is the first ever model from Volvik where they make use of the urethane cover. According to some reviews, the S3 is the company’s best spinning ball when it comes to wedge shots.
Bridgestone E5 Golf Balls
Another product from Bridgestone that is worth checking out is the Bridgestone E5. It is a 2 piece ball that is designed to be launched at a much higher pace. The ball features a urethane cover which adds up to its excellent tour level spins especially on short shots. It has excellent stopping power ability and its 2 piece construction has lead to a much higher flight as well as a much longer carry distance. It features a new and larger Dual Dimple that provides a reduced drag for much higher speeds as well as increased lift for even longer flights.
Callaway X2 Hot Golf Balls
The X2 Hot is another model that Callaway has released in the market this 2014. It is said to be the softest ball that the company has released in the market. It features a three piece construction and comes with a dimpled pattern design that helps to maximize the speed when doing swings that are slower than 90 miles per hour. According to some reviews online, the X2 Hot offer more ball speed with fewer hooks and slices.
Remember that your golf balls need not be expensive. Regardless of the brand and the price, what is important is that the ball would be able to perform well in the golf course. The golf balls mentioned on this list are not that expensive and are definitely easy on the pocket. Before you decide to purchase any of these new golf balls, do your research well and find out the pros and cons that come with each brand and model.