Free Golf Balls
This time consuming process ensured the price was out of reach of the masses often selling for more than the price of a club. Guttie - Rev Dr Robert Adams Paterson created the first golf balls made from Gutta-percha in 1848. The ball was created from the dried sap of the tropical sapodilla tree which was heated up and formed into ball shapes. The improved performance and cheaper costs of the Guttie contributed greatly to the expansion of the game. Hand Hammered Guttie - It was also discovered that improperly smoothed balls often had a truer flight than the smoother versions and the Hand Hammered Guttie Ball with an even pattern hammered on by hand was born.
Titleist NXT tour and NXT golf balls are designed for the average to good golfer who is seeking great distance while not sacrificing forgiveness feel and control. According to Titleist the NXT Tour golf ball is designed to provide the skilled golfer with long distance drives improved control and great greenside performance out of the box. The MSRP for both the NXT Tour and the NXT is $36.00 prior to logo service costs. Minimum order for Titleist Logo NXT series balls is also 12 dozen. The Titleist DT Solo is known by many golfers as the best feel good ball on the market. Titleist has manufactured this golf ball for the past 30 years making constant improvements along the way. The Titleist Solo is the top choice for recreational golfers in the US and abroad.
By 1890 golf balls were formed in iron moulds and the Bramble design with raised spherical bumps resembling a raspberry became the most popular ball of the Guttie era. Rubber - The advent of the rubber ball changed the face of golf as we know it. Invented by Coburn Haskell in 1898 it featured a solid rubber core wrapped in rubber thread. Early Gutta-percha covers soon gave way to the Balata cover that was introduced in the early 1900s. Although they looked like Gutties the average golfer could gain an extra 20 yards off the tee. So the guttie gave way to the aerodynamically superior dimple pattern first used in 1908 and still being used today.
Like used golf balls these golf balls are not endorsed by the original manufacturer and so are not in their warranty. There are also premium used golf balls for those who enjoy driving the golf ball out of range. These are usually called range golf balls. The golf ball roots are harbored on the Eastern Coast in Scotland where golf balls were first made of hardwood like Beech and Boxroot. In 1618 the next type of golf ball the featherie ball came into existence. This golf ball was manufactured using wet cowhide sphere stuffed with goose feathers. The feathers dried as the leather shrunk to create a compact and hardened golf ball.