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Illegal Golf Ball Markings? Rules & Etiquette Explained

Many golfers think marking your ball is illegal, yet that’s not true. We know it’s illegal to use alignment sticks on the course, so why is it legal to use alignment lines on your golf ball? I’ll cover the rules about what you should and shouldn’t do on your golf ball. Plus, I’ll share the etiquette of marking the spot of your ball on the green. I’ve always used a leaf or blemish on the green to create an accurate target line to reference. But for some reason, players have started misinterpreting the rule that allows players to uniquely mark

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Are Refurbished Golf Balls Any Good?

Refurbished golf balls are an excellent option for golfers who want to save money. They look great and perform well with all clubs except wedges. However, they may deteriorate faster than new balls. My students and I recently tested refurbished balls from GolfBallNut.com (Links Choice) and will share our journey and findings in this article. Read on as we explain the pros and cons of refurbished golf balls, and how they differ from recycled balls. If you want to save some money on decent balls, keep reading. Check this out: 8 Best Places to Buy Used Golf Balls Are Refurbished Balls

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What is a Breakfast Ball & When Should You Use it?

Breakfast ball refers to a specific type of mulligan that offers a reboot on your first tee shot of the day if it is less than desirable. Of course, in any form, mulligans, including breakfast balls, are not technically allowed according to golf’s official rules. Still, allowing one off the first tee is often a standard practice by even the most rules-conscious golfer during a casual or practice round. In some cases, during a friendly round, you may even get to have one breakfast ball on the front nine and back nine. I even allow one with my students when we

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How Many Dimples Are on a Golf Ball?

The number of dimples on a golf ball varies primarily by the number of pieces the ball has. Here are the most common number of dimples for each type of ball: Two-piece golf balls: 336 dimples Three-piece balls: 318 dimples Four-piece balls: Up to 400 dimples The number of dimples on a ball can vary by manufacturer and model; the numbers on the most popular balls are below. Read on if you want to learn all about dimples on a golf ball. This article will cover the number of dimples, typical patterns, and even the history of the dimpled golf

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Callaway Supersoft Golf Balls Review: Pros, Cons, & Costs

The Callaway Supersoft balls are great for beginners. They’re also good if you’re looking for distance and have a slower swing speed (below 85mph with a driver). The Supersoft balls won’t offer a lot of spin, but this helps you maintain control and avoid the dreaded slice. If you’re a lower handicap golfer and want more spin, you could try the Callaway Chrome Soft golf balls instead. You’ll never be able to reach your potential without the right ball, so be sure to read all the details below. You’ll learn the pros, cons, aerodynamics, cover materials, and price. ContentsCallaway Supersoft

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Titleist Pro V1 vs Pro V1x: Differences, Pros, Cons

The Pro V1 gets more distance, feels softer, and generates less long-game spin than the Pro V1x. It’s better for most golfers, especially mid-handicappers.  The Pro V1x gets more carry distance, feels firmer, and has more short-game spin. This is the best ball for you if you have a fast swing speed.  Be sure to read all the details below. Both Pro V1 options have premium price tags, so you don’t want to waste money on a ball that won’t help your game.  When I tested the Titleist Pro V1 vs Pro V1x with my medium swing speed, I preferred

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What Golf Ball Should I Use? Take This Quick Quiz

Beginner golfers should choose a ball with high distance, high forgiveness, low spin, and a soft cover like the Titleist TruFeel or Callaway SuperSoft. Experienced golfers should play with a higher-spinning ball with better accuracy, like Titleist Pro V1 or Bridgestone Tour B RX. Average golfers fall somewhere in the middle of these two categories with balls like TaylorMade TP5x or TaylorMade Tour Response. However, this is just a quick answer. You won’t want to buy the wrong ball for your swing speed and budget, so don’t miss out on the details I cover below about more types of golfers.

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7 Best Golf Balls For Slow Swing Speeds: Pros, Cons, Reviews

The right golf ball can help slow swingers get a bit more flight, carry, and total distance.  Without the right golf ball, you’ll never have a consistently strong game, so don’t miss the details on each of these balls.  We tested some of the most popular golf balls for slow swing speeds. The list below contains options that put distance first before spin and feel. Although that may impact spin and greenside control, it enhances your consistency to put yourself in more scoring conditions. ContentsHow We Reviewed These Products7 Best Golf Balls for Slower Swing Speeds1. Best Overall – TaylorMade Distance+ProsConsSpecsRating:

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5 Best Golf Swing Analysis Apps: iPhone, Android, & Free

If you want to improve your swing but don’t have access to a coach or a launch monitor, the most budget-friendly alternative is a swing analyzer app.  I’ve used most of the apps available, and here are the top 3 best golf swing analysis apps: Using high-quality apps is critical because a bad analysis of your swing might have you chasing your ball in the rough for years. Since all these apps work differently, you might need to try a few to determine what’s best for you.  The apps I’ve mentioned in this list are among the best. I’ve reviewed

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Titleist AVX Vs. Pro V1: Differences, Pros, Cons

The AVX is a softer ball that delivers good distance and less spin, while the Pro V1 offers balanced results and better control around the green. I’d recommend the AVX for golfers with higher handicaps looking to get a few more yards, while the Pro V1 is ideal for golfers with low handicaps who need consistency.  However, you don’t want to waste money on the wrong ball and never reach your potential, so here are more comparisons to help you choose the right golf ball. Want more Titleist golf ball options? Check out 7 of the Best Titleist Golf Balls. 

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