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Is it just me, or do half of the posts in this thread seem to belong to someone who works for the company?

Seems that way to me. too.   There were number of Polara endorsing posters with post count of 1.

I just found several Polara balls in my home course recently.   The brand name was new to me so I did a search and found this post.  The irony of someone losing this ball is a bit funny (I am chuckling as I am posting this).  Anyway, if it helps people to come out and play golf, I don't see anything wrong with it.   As for me, I will hit some practice shots with it to satisfy my curiosity.

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Yes they do work but are most definitely non-conforming and illegal regarding USGA/ R and A rules.

That said I have tried them for fun and they are a hoot.....I sometimes see hackers who have neither the talent nor desire to improve their game play them and it's a kick for them to finally experience hitting a ball straight ...perhaps straight into the woods...but straight.   LOL

They are especially popular with hacks who play par 3 courses for obvious reasons....and so long as everyone understands that its just for kicks...there's no harm I suppose...

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I just found several Polara balls in my home course recently.   The brand name was new to me so I did a search and found this post.  The irony of someone losing this ball is a bit funny (I am chuckling as I am posting this).  Anyway, if it helps people to come out and play golf, I don't see anything wrong with it.   As for me, I will hit some practice shots with it to satisfy my curiosity.

I tried one today.  The ball went straight.   As it soared, the ball seems to wobble a bit to correct itself.  It was visually cool.   Well, that's the extent of my experiment.  It's not for me as I am preparing myself to join a club, and start participating in tournaments.

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  • 4 weeks later...

They helped me, but don't try to go back to a normal ball.  I developed a bad slice, and I didn't realize it, took me a while be able to hit the ball straight again..

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They helped me, but don't try to go back to a normal ball.  I developed a bad slice, and I didn't realize it, took me a while be able to hit the ball straight again..

That sounds like the opposite of "help".

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Tried it out of curiosity...Generally shoot 90-92.  I am 64 years old  This is what I found:

1.  The ball did not feel good off the driver

2.  I lost a good bit of distance with the ball--maybe I do not hook or slice enough for it to help, but I probably lost 20 yds off the tee with it and about 10 off the irons.

3.  Trajectory was much lower than normal when I hit a Wilson Elite 50-the ball I normally play---I can afford other more expensive golf balls but I just like the Wilson Elite 50

4.  Played unofficial round with my brother, so I aligned the arrow after each shot.  Found no advantage to using this ball with irons.

5.  Did not like the way it felt off the putter

Played 2 balls through 9 holes and gave them (2 used and 10 new) to my brother.

He has a bit of a hook--the ball did not solve his hood, but it did reduce it...

Again, just tried it once for 9 holes out of curiosity.  May give my brother some for Christmas, as it did seem to help him a bit.

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I've hit a few at the driving range as they come up every so often in the bucket (range uses a variety of real balls). I've sliced the everloving snot out of these balls just like any other. I don't see any of the purported benefits.

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