Who Makes Nitro Golf Balls? Brands Explained

Playing golf using premium branded equipment and accessories can become rather expensive. Fortunately, several brands are committed to making it an all-inclusive sport offering affordable golfing. 

Golf balls are a major contributing factor in escalating the cost of golf, especially when you are a beginner and are losing balls on a regular basis.

Nitro golf is based in Stuart, Florida, USA, owned by Reliable Knitting Works. Initially known as Nitro Leisure Products before changing their name to Nitro Golf. 

They have been in the golfing industry for 25+ years following a philosophy of putting their customers first and listening to the feedback they receive from customers, whether it be price and performance-related. Nitro’s main mission is to provide the highest performance golf equipment at an affordable price

Everything does not revolve around the best golf players; Nitro is about affordable golf balls for today’s golfer.

Cheap does not mean a lack of quality. As one of the fastest-growing golf companies, Nitro Golf builds quality products without compromising performance that produces results for their clients.

Read also our Nitro Golf Balls Review.

Nitro Brands

Nitro offers golf balls under the Nitro brand such as Nitro Tour Distance, Nitro Maximum Distance, Nitro Crossfire, Nitro Whiteout, Nitro Eclipse, and their latest offering, Nitro Pulsar.

Nitro Tour Distance

Nitro Golf Tour Distance golf balls are a 2-piece construction with a titanium core to maximize energy transfer higher ball trajectory that travels farther. The low spin rate produced off the is ideal for golfers with fast swing speed while it does not sacrifice feel and stopping power on the green.

Nitro Maximum Distance

Another 2-piece construction in the Nitro range with a core that creates maximum energy transfer from the club head to the ball. Medium compression with a rate of 85 provides a soft feel while the symmetrical dimple design increases lift, and decreases drag for higher shots that travel farther.

For durability, it is covered in Dupont Lithium Surlyn® that reduces the number of cuts and scuffing.

It is competition-ready and conforms to USGA rules.

Nitro Crossfire

Nitro Crossfire comes with its High Energy Titanium core and innovative dimple pattern providing optimal performance off the tee and softness around the green.

The cover is constructed from 50-percent rubber/50-percent Surlyn.

Nitro Whiteout

As the name indicates the Whiteout Nitro’s proprietary white-hot core technology enables maximum distance off woods from the tee. A semi-translucent cover available in a range of vibrant colors enhances and visibility on the course and in the industry.

Is a medium compression golf ball with a rating of 70 for a softer feel covered in an aerodynamic and symmetrical dimple design on the Dupont Lithium Surlyn® cover.

Nitro Eclipse

Nitro’s Eclipse golf ball uses Nitro’s Tu Tone technology to create vibrant color combinations for easier alignment off the tee or on the green.

The 70 compression core is made from special blended polybutadiene Semi-translucent cover allows for greater visibility and soft feel and longer distance off the tee.

Dupont Lithium Surlyn® cover adds to the durability of the Eclipse.

Nitro Pulsar

Pulsar is a new offering by Nitro and one of the few 3-piece golf balls in their range. A 90 compression high energy speedcore, titanium fused hybrid ionomer cover with 352 dimples provides good distance in windy conditions without sacrificing the soft feel.

To keep prices down Nitro Golf offers you recycled golf balls produced at the modernized golf ball recycling facility in Stuart, Florida. This facility produces some of the cleanest and brightest recycled golf balls available.

Used golf balls are sorted manually and cleaned before being packaged by brand, model, and condition. No paint or cover coating is removed from the golf ball during the cleaning process and no changes are made to the OEM standards of every brand.

When you receive a golf ball from Nitro it will closely meet the original brand specifications. Most golf balls sold by nitro would not have experienced more than 9 holes of golf. So, these lesser experienced golf balls are sold to you at approximately 50% of the original golf balls.

The quality of Nitro Golf balls is good enough to retail through some of the best retailers including Walmart, Target, Rock Bottom Golf, Meijer, Amazon, and GolfBallsDirect.com

Final Thoughts

To budget-conscious beginner and high handicap golfers, Nitro offers a great product at an affordable price. Not only do they offer their range of golf balls but also an opportunity to buy the original brand that has been recycled at a discounted price.

Your thoughts on the use of recycled golf balls and how Nitro golf balls meet your expectations will be appreciated in the comments section below.

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Nick is the founder of GolfSpan and an avid golfer. He's not quite a pro but has over 15 years of experience playing and coaching golfers worldwide. His mission is to bring the golfing community a better experience when it comes to choosing the right golf gear and finding the right setup for your game.

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