Originally Posted by cnl390
I had my own post concerning my search for ball for me, but this one is much better.
However being a beginner, this post has somewhat baffled and confused. My understanding is low spin off the driver makes for better distance and straighter shots, and higher spin off the wedge gives the ball more sticking power on the green.
So why are the B330's so popular when they have the highest spin rate of the driver. From looking at the chart I would think the best overall balls would be both the Callaway Hex Chromes, Zxrion Z star XV, Titleist Pro V1X & Wilson F6 Tour X.
I have a 95-100 SS & hit a Cobra AMP Cell 11.5* driver and would probably pick the Callaway Hex Chrome+.
Am I understanding all this correctly?
Thanks, this is a great thread.
I'm a relative beginner, and have tried many balls. My ranking, if price is no option fits quite nicely with the chart, and your reading of it.
1) Pro V1x
2) Hex Chrome
3) Z-Star XV
I have not tried the Chrome+, but my swing speed is in the 90s, to MAYBE 100, so I think the regular chrome is probably better. Would definitely try the (+) if I got the chance.
I also have not tried the Wilson's, but will when I see some.
The 3 balls I mentioned above all fly far enough (cant tell a distance difference) and all spin enough on greens, with the V1x beating the other 2 out just a bit.
I think I'm gonna stick to refurbished V1x's and look for deals on the others as I can get them.
Also, the XV feels a bit harder off the driver specifically, to me. Also, the yellow ones feel just a tad harder, maybe? If I really connect, the ball feels really heavy at impact. But in a good way. Like it will fly 10 miles! Some may not like that, however.