Use the results of Today’s Golfer 21 golf ball test to assist you with any work you are putting into finding which golf balls are the best for distance for your own game.
Sort on the columns at the varying driver clubhead/swing speeds they tested to see the longest and shortest golf ball discovered in their tests changing so you may be able to find a nice added distance bonus by simply trying out a different ball to the one you are playing now!
Average driving club head speeds for guidance are as follows:
- PGA Tour Average = 114mph
- LPGA Tour Average = 94mph
- Average male golfer = 90-93mph
- Average woman/junior/senior golfers = 60-80mph
[Table note – Bridgestone asked that their balls only be tested at the speeds they were designed for – 105mph+ for the Tour B XS and less than 105 mph the Tour B RX]
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