Dunlop 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.
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.
Play to your strengths Todays golf balls use sophisticated construction techniques that have a direct impact on different aspects of the game including driving distance approach control putting roll balance and cost. You should select your ball according to which one suits the most important aspect of your game - what you need most help with. Heres our summary: If you need distance (Ideal for mid to high handicappers) Too much spin will make the ball fly too high and too little will reduce carry. If you need distance and forgiveness go for a hard ball. The combined firmness of the cover and core allow the ball to travel longer distances and be very durable but be aware it wont stop as well on the green.
The golf balls had a multitude of outer designs for better airflow giving way to the first dimple pattern in 1908. Dimples are used in a golf ball as a formal and symmetrical way of creating the turbulence in the boundary layer of the golf balls that nicks and cuts did. Nowadays golf players use not only new golf balls but also used golf balls. Used golf balls are divided into different categories according to usage. The standard weight and size for the golf ball was established in 1930 in Britain and in 1932 in America. Both organizations had different specifications until 1990 when the standard was set.