Our team has hand-tested a lot of the best golf balls.
From Callaway to Titleist to Taylormade and more, this is the ultimate list of every golf ball we’ve ever reviewed.
Below you’ll find a quick list of the pros and cons of each ball, as well as our overall rating of it.
Then you can click into each review if you want to read the full breakdown about any particular ball.
- Long distance off the tee shots and on iron approaches
- Low spin and higher ball flight from the tee
- Approach shots have enough spin to stop the ball on the green
- The softer outer cover is responsive off the tee and around the greens
- Greenside spin is still a little low
- Matte red color can be harsh to look at
- High ball flight from the tee is difficult for faster-swinging golfers
- Performance of a more premium ball at a more affordable price
- Solid distance off the tee
- Good overall feel
- Strong spin around the greens
- Iron distance can sometimes be not as good as expected
- Thinner cast urethane cover will cut (esp. for very fast swing speeds)
- Great distance from the tee and irons
- Fair price
- Great feel and sound compared to similar priced two piece golf balls
- Very durable
- Would look better if it was a matte white
- High ball flight can be an issue for higher swing speeds golfers
- Average greenside control
How We Conduct Our Golf Ball Reviews
Our team wrote about each golf ball after thoroughly testing it at the driving range and/or playing a few rounds of golf with the ball.
Before delving into personal experiences, we provide detailed technical specifications of the product. This includes the ball’s construction, materials used, and the technology behind it. This offers you an understanding of the product’s design and intended performance.
Here’s what else you can expect in each review:
- Hands-On Testing and Observations:
- Performance Attributes: We cover multiple performance-based attributes, including compression, spin, ball speed, and distance. This allows you to understand how the ball performs in different scenarios, from drives to short game.
- Aesthetics and Design: Beyond just performance, we look at the visual and design elements of the golf ball, like color choices and alignment aids, that might affect the user experience.
- Auditory Experience: An often-overlooked aspect, each review delves into the sound the ball makes on impact, contributing to the overall feel and experience of the product.
- Comparative Analysis: We compare the golf ball in review to other balls (potentially from the same brand). This helps the reader understand where the product stands in relation to other similar products in the market.
- Personal Feedback: Crucially, the review includes feedback sections detailing what our team of experts liked and disliked about the product. This gives a more personalized touch and provides insights that might not be apparent from purely objective analyses.
- Target Audience Clarification: By the end of the review, we reveal who we think is the intended or best-suited audience for the product (whether it be for beginners, average golfers, or low handicappers). We make clear recommendations based on swing speeds and playing styles.
- Overall Rating: Each review culminates with an overall score, providing a quick, at-a-glance measure of the product’s quality and performance.
Our Methodology and Testing:
- The review is heavily rooted in hands-on testing. Our experts don’t just rely on manufacturer specifications, but instead takes the golf ball to the course for real-world testing.
- This methodology ensures that the product is tested in various scenarios, from different types of shots to varying conditions.
- Personal experiences, both positive and negative, play a crucial role in shaping the review’s conclusions.