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Yellow Practice Golf Balls

Remember: We always have a fresh batch of used
Yellow practice golf balls for your driving range.

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Are Used Golf Balls As Good As New?

Are Used Golf Balls As Good As New?

Here is a very interesting article we found by Matt Saternus at PluggedInGolf.com posted to his site on  Are Used Golf Balls As Good As New?


Golf Is Expensive

Golf is expensive.  Damned expensive.  Not only do you spend a small fortune buying clubs, you pay $20, $50, $100, or more on green fees every time you play.  But the worst part is golf balls.  Hit it into the drink and not only does your score explode, but you’re a few dollars poorer.

Thankfully, it’s easy to save money on golf balls.  Sites (like Golfball Monster) find all the balls that we hit into the ponds and forests and sell them at a huge discount.  The question is, do they actually perform like new ones?  We put that to the test in this edition of Golf Myths Unplugged.

The Myths

Myth #1 – Used golf balls feel as good as new
Myth #2 -Used golf balls perform like new with a wedge
Myth #3 – Used golf balls perform like new with an iron
Myth #4 – Used golf balls perform like new with a driver

How We Tested

In this test, we evaluated four different kinds of used golf balls.  We tested the AAAAA (the best), AAAA (mid grade), AAA (low grade), and Refinished.  We tested each of these qualities of Titleist ProV1 against brand new ProV1 balls.

To evaluate feel, our testers hit putts with their eyes closed, not knowing whether they were hitting a new or used ball.  They were asked to report any feel differences they noticed.

For the performance testing, we hit 50 quality shots with each grade of ball.  We rotated through a dozen balls of each grade, and only used data from swings that fell within our parameters for strike quality, club speed, club path, and face angle.

All testing was done with the help of Club Champion.

The Results

Myth #1 – CONFIRMED: Used golf balls feel as good as new

In our field testing, no one was able to distinguish between the new, used, or refinished golf balls.

Our testers were allowed to hit as many putts as they wanted.  Most of them stated that every ball they hit felt the same.  There were a couple of testers who said that some balls felt different, but there was no correlation with the grade of golf ball.  Anecdotally, the testers’ perceptions of the ball simply changed when they mishit a putt.

Myth #2 – CONFIRMED: Used golf balls perform like new with a wedge

On a 30 yard pitch shot, we found no consistent difference between new and used golf balls.  Not only was the launch monitor data nearly identical when averaged across fifty shots, there was no discernible difference in the consistency of the performance.

Myth #3 – CONFIRMED: Used golf balls perform like new with an iron

Our iron testing was done with a full swing with a 7I.  Just as with the wedge, we found no difference between new, used, and refinished golf balls.

There is one caveat that I would offer.  When you get into the lowest grade of used ball, some of the balls are scuffed.  It is possible that outdoors, especially with wind, the scuffs could affect performance.

Myth #4 – CONFIRMED: Used golf balls perform like new with a driver

Even after seeing the used golf balls match the new ones with the wedge and iron, there was skepticism about whether they could perform equally with the driver.  Specifically, we were curious to see whether the ball speed and smash factor of the used balls would match the new ones.

Our skepticism was misplaced: the used and refinished golf balls equaled the performance of the new balls with regard to ball speed, smash factor, and spin off the driver.  I would offer the same caveat as I did with the iron, but if you’re using a first or second tier used ball, this shouldn’t be a concern.

Conclusion

Golf isn’t going to become a cheap game anytime soon, but thanks to high quality direct-to-consumer golf balls (learn more HERE) and the ability to buy used golf balls, you can make it a little less expensive.  If you’re flexible about the brand of ball you play, you can save 50% or more on tour quality golf balls.

The Data

This study was compiled and posted by

Matt Saternus at PluggedInGolf.com on

Matt Saternus is Co-Founder, Editor In Chief at PluggedInGolf.com

Matt is a golf instructor, club fitter, and writer living in the northwest suburbs of Chicago. Matt’s work has been published in Mulligan Magazine, Chicagoland Golf, South Florida Golf, and other golf media outlets. He’s also been a featured speaker in the Online Golf Summit and is a member of Ultimate Golf Advantage’s Faculty of Experts.
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Pro V and Pro V1x

Golfball Monster carries a full line of Titleist ProV1 and ProV1x golf balls.  Many consider the Titleist ProV line the best golf ball in the game.

There is a reason why the 2017 U.S. Open Golf Ball Count shows Titleist at 102 and the nearest competitor is at 17!  Our Titleist Mint balls are, essentially, the same as a new ball.  The mint grade golf balls are the highest quality used golf ball in the marketplace. They are like-new and will feel and play as would a new golf ball. Titleist ProV used golf balls from Golfball Monster

The shading is excellent. This mix may HAVE corporate LOGOS* and player pen markings, but NO cuts or NO scuffs. The percentage of logos and pen marks varies anywhere from 0% to 100% depending on our current inventory.

We offer Titleist Pro V1 and Pro V1x in Mint, Near Mint, and Refurbished grades.  All with money back guarantee.  These are the best used ProV golf balls in the industry…and shopping is free!  Visit this link to see these selections.

If you are wondering what the differences are between V and X here is a quick chart straight from Titleist!Full Inventory of Titleist ProV1 and ProV1x used golf balls from Golf ball Monster

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8 Percent off Used Yellow Range Golf BallsThis is HUGE!  There is a LOT of LOVE out there for the YELLOW RANGE BALLS “D” GRADE selection.  So we put them on SALE.  This sale is going on RIGHT NOW and ends on SUNDAY NIGHT (June 18, 2017).  SAVE MOOLA!

These Practice Yellow D grade used golf balls are cleaned and are a mix of manufactures and models…all D grade, used balls. These used golf balls are all a consistent grade of D and perfect for the driving range or practice.  Priced so you won’t worry if you loose one or two!  At this time you can only order them 600 or 1200 at a time.

Our prices are the lowest you will find AND our quality is the highest…and service is king!  Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied…but you will be.

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CBC’s Paul Kennedy: Golf

The Monster Blog from GolfballMonster is about all kinds of GOLF BALL things, places, people, art, and factsThe Golf Podcast…

The Monster Blog features Paul Kennedy of the CBCHere is  a really worth-while podcast from Ideas called “Golf” presented by Paul Kennedy of CBC Radio. If you have never listened to this podcast, click on this link and get ready for real treat.  This show will take you on a fascinating journey through this game we all love…very much worth the investment in time.

The Monster Blog from GolfballMonster is about all kinds of GOLF BALL things, places, people, art, and facts

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About Mixed Used Golf Balls

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Finding the perfect used golf ball…

There are a lot of used golf balls on our site that are called “MIX.”  What does that mean?

These used golf balls will be a MIX whatever that ball’s “theme” might be.  For instance, Our Stars and

Stripes product has a variety, or mix, of C Grade used golf balls.  So you will get anything from a Pinnacle to a Wilson in no particular ratio but they are ALL “C Grade” balls. Stars And Stripes C from Golfball Monster

Stars And Stripes C from Golfball Monster

 

 

 

 

 

Another popular MIX ball is the Callaway Mix Mint.  These are ALL Callaway with a grade of MINT (hit only a few times).  Your order might include ALL Solaire or a mix of Hex and Tour Callaway balls.

Callaway Mix MINT from Golfball Monster

The idea behind these products is that you get them at a cheaper price than their model-specific or grade-specific “cousins” and, in some cases, you have a chance to play a golf ball you may never had tried before.

Click on the links you find in this post or visit a whole page of our MIX products and discover the MIX world of the Golfball Monster!

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YouTube Golf Ball Videos from GBM

The Monster Blog from GolfballMonster is about all kinds of GOLF BALL things, places, people, art, and factsWatch some Golfball Monster vids…

The Golf Ball Blog from Golfball Monster: YouTube on Lake Ball recovery

Here is just one of our videos.   This one is about lake ball retrieval.  Lots of our balls come from water hazards at golf courses.  This video shows how we get them back into the game!
So go pop some corn and open up a root beer…we have heard that entertainment simply does not get any better than this!

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Golf Ball Sizes

The Monster Blog from GolfballMonster is about all kinds of GOLF BALL things, places, people, art, and factsWeighing In: The size and weight of a golf ball…

The Monster Blog from Golfball Monster: The size of a golf ball

Have you ever wondered “How much does a golf ball weigh and what is its diameter?

Well…wonder no more!

A golf ball’s size and weight are determined by the PGA. Their rules state that an official golf ball must weigh 1.62 ounces and must measure 1.68 inches in diameter. Here is a link to those rules: http://www.usga.org/Rule-Books/Rules-on-Clubs-and-Balls/Appendix-III-%E2%80%93-The-Ball/ and here is a list of their “conforming” balls: http://www.usga.org/ConformingGolfBall/gball_list.pdfThe Monster Blog from GolfballMonster is about all kinds of GOLF BALL things, places, people, art, and facts