The ball’s compression handles the high speed and impact of the club, and allows flexibility so that the ball can recoil and not break apart. What is the point of this discussion? A club face squarely hitting a ball at 65 mph might have the ball travel farther than a mph toe shot Awards, Achievements, and Accolades. These balls feature low spin rates, which help the ball travel straighter and mitigate the damage from hooks or slices. We’d love to have you!

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Most low-compression balls range from 70 to 80 compression, although you can find compressions as low as The folks who are saying it is a Christmas movie appear to be doing it tongue-and-cheek for the most part. The divot is actually after you hit the ball, not before. I tend to disagree. Mcdonald misses cut by 55 strokes The U. Tighten grip in the through swing. Hit the ball like Dustin Johnsonwork on compressing that thing and hit more greens in regulation.

Want to join this community? You compress the ball by hitting it. Say goodbye to sweeping the ball off the ground and getting minimal distance and terrible trajectory.

The compression markings range from 70 to Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. If I’m swinging the club at “x” MPH then that it.

If you are a high handicap or beginning player with a slow swing speed, the best low-compression ball for you is likely to witj a basic two-piece ball with a large, soft rubber core and a cover that resists cuts. I hope we are all debating in good fun. Compression rates determine what balls are used by different levels of golfers. The golfer must hit the ball harder to get distance, but the high compression ball offers better control.


I would say it probably far predates that. Low compression balls are rated 70 and 80, intended for novice, junior and women players. There may be several other factors leading to your lack of compression but without seeing your swing it is hard to pinpoint exctly what you need to do. I like to rub my balls with bacon fat to get that “sizzle” Low compression balls run the gamut from inexpensive models designed solely to increase distance to sophisticated and expensive models go,f a combination of distance and high levels of control and feel for shots into and around the green.

The compression qith a golf ball is a measurement of its density. It’s all about compressing the ball on a downward angle in the sweet spot with control. The forward shaft lean and a good impact position is the holy grail everyone is looking for. When hitting a ball, you both compress and deform the ball, but the rate is higher for deforming than compressing.

Compress The Ball For Better Iron Shots – Country Club New Bedford

I played with a guy today that made the golf ball sizzle off his club seemingly on every shot. Many golf ball manufacturers print the compression and description on the package. It doesn’t matter if I hit down on my iron or I tee my ball up on 1 foot tee peg and hit it to the moon. Golf ball compression figures into a golfer’s game. If you fall into this category, a low-compression ball is your best choice.


What Is Golf Ball Compression?

Obviously you are not going to get any compression if the bottom of your swing is behind the ball. Compression creates density in the golf ball, which may affect distance and loft. In fact, two-piece distance balls, offered at online sellers, can cost three to four times less than premium models. I tend to hit the ball fine but I know that I’m not compressing the ball.

As Bridgestone ball expert Shunsuke Tayama tells “Golf Digest,” there is no substitute for getting clubs that best fit your game and then matching those custom fit clubs to the ball that gives you optimal performance. Loft in a Driver.

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