Golf Ball Reviews 2014: The Top 10

There’s a running joke among non-golfers that golf is a funny sport because golfers do nothing the whole game but hit the ball and go after it. Funny (or not) as it may, this shows the importance of these golf balls. Without them, then golfers will be left with golf clubs with nothing to hit.

Speaking of hitting, not all golf balls are alike. There are bad ones and there are good ones. Of course, there are the best ones. If you want to succeed in this game, it goes without saying that you have to get the best ones. This year, we have listed the top 10 that you can check out to see how having the best balls can help you lower your scores.

  1. Wilson Titanium Ball

Just as the name implies, this is a very powerful ball. It has a titanium core that’s part of a solid two-piece construction. It has a Surlyn cover which means that this ball will pay for itself several times over because it will last for a very long time.

Energy from the club head to the ball is transferred efficiently. This leads to longer distances. This ball will explode towards the distance upon impact.

You can get these balls in a pack of 18 for a little over than $12. That’s quite a steal especially since they’ll last you a very long time.

  1. Callaway Supersoft Golf Balls

It’s from Callaway, so it must be good, right? It’s good to know that the brand didn’t disappoint especially if you’re looking for something that has a soft feel. Callaway is proud to announce that this is the softest that they’ve ever made. It has a 38 compression which means that it’s the softest that you’ll find in the market.

Hit right, and your shots will be long and straight. Due to the low compression, the spin is reduced which means that the distance will be longer. The low spin will also result to straighter shots.

  1. Nike Mojo

Are you feeling like a beginner out there in the driving range or the golf course? It’s time to get your mojo back with the Nike Mojo. It has a powerful core that will result to long shots. Add yards to your shots and feel good about it thanks to the soft cover. It even comes with a thoughtful alignment aid.

  1. Callaway HEX Warbird

It comes with a core that the brand affectionately calls, “Warbird”. This core is softer and larger. These factors will provide you with faster speeds so you can get the max distance. The brand was able to achieve this even with a thin cover to ensure great feel.

It also features HEX Aerodynamics. The pattern of the ball has been re-designed to create a penetrating flight while it’s on its way to longer distances. You can choose from two colors – white or optical yellow. Choose the latter if you want more visibility.

  1. Wilson ZIP

The company is proud to patent its zero compression core for maximum performance. The ball has a cover that ensures maximum speed. The aerodynamics is improved with the help of shallower dimples. This design can lead to a stable flight.

These factors will help you get a higher spin, soft feel and long distances.

  1. Nitro Maximum Distance (Pink)

While this may not be a good choice for experienced male golfers, it’s the perfect choice for women golfers who are just beginning to take up the sport. The color pink is popular among women and can also improve visibility. It has a two-piece construction that will give you long distances on your drives and stopping power on your iron shots. With this ball, your shots will be high and long – which is something that women golfers are looking for.

  1. Wilson Ultra 500 Golf Ball

It features a titanium core that will help it explode upon impact. This means that your ball will rocket off the tee. This initial skyrocket boost will add yards to your shots. Its cover offers the best in playability and it has a two-piece construction that’s considered to be advanced in the industry.

These factors help ensure that the Ultra 500 will provide you with maximum distance. You can get the yellow one for improved visibility.

  1. Polara Ultimate Straight XS Self Correcting 3 Piece Golf Balls

Very few balls can brag about being “self correcting”. What does this mean, exactly? Basically, this ball will correct itself while in mid-air to minimize slices and hooks by up to 75%. Is this unfair? It might be, and this is why it’s not designed for tournament play. But if you’re just a recreational golfer looking to beat your buddies regularly, then this ball is a good choice.

It also helps you with your short game because it will give you control around the greens. Get those birdies and even eagles thanks to the control that you’ll get.

  1. Nike Golf PD Soft Power Distance Golf Balls

Are you looking for a soft feel in your golf balls? If yes, you’ll appreciate the soft compression core and incomer cover of this model of golf ball. This product is known to provide you with an improved short game which can help you knock some shots off of your scores. The ball flight is consistently straight and long which can help you achieve better scores.

Its aerodynamics is among the best thanks to its 314 dimple design. It also has a two-piece construction which is consistent among the best golf balls in the market.

  1. Wilson Staff Fifty Elite Golf Balls

Are your shots weak off of impact? Get these golf balls from Wilson. It has an explosive core that’s matched perfectly by a reactive cover. It has a long carry for improved distance but you still get quick stop control when needed.

Right now, this is the only 50 compression ball in the market. This means that it offers unrivaled feel. Best of all, it’s inexpensive!

Cletus Hudson