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How do I know what ball is right for me?
--Michael B. from Saint Louis, MO

Hi Michael.

Most people just eye ball it. So for instance if you are getting both the distance you desire off of the tee and are getting the control you need around the greens, then you are probably playing the right one.

All of the balls have info on the boxes so if you take a second when you are shopping to read each one, you'll be able to pick out the one that fits your game. The manufacturers all now have great information on their websites so if you take the time to go to Titleist, Bridgestone, Taylor Made, etc. you can see charts and such that will tell you how to fit a ball to your game.

The very best option if you have it is to go to a golf store in your area and have them put you on the launch monitor to get an accurate ball fitting. They will be able to give you your ball speed and spin rates which will give you the most accurate fitting possible.

Hope that helps!

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