If you want to get the best out of a golf ball you're going to pay a premium price. Playing with the right golf ball can make a huge difference to your game, hence why you can end up paying around £50 for a dozen, but that doesn't mean there's not some fantastic golf balls out there that come at a lower price point.
They won't perform as well as the best golf balls on the market, but value golf balls have come a long way over the last few years, so if you're looking for something that performs well but won't break the bank, check out our five favourites below.
TaylorMade Tour Response
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The Tour Response ball has a hi-spring 3-layer construction and 100% Urethane cover to provide effortless distance and tour-level spin to your golf game.
The ball has an ultra-low 40 compression core which offers a high-spring to provide faster ball speed, and it offers as soft and responsive feel.
100% Urethane Cover
This cover is used by Tour professionals due to its high spin and durable properties. It provides better groove interaction for more spin and has a soft feel due to its elastic components for an improved feel.
SPEEDMANTLE™ with HFMq
This secondary layer surrounds the ball core to preserve more ball speed performance which combines with the ultra-low 40 compression core for effortless distance.
Titleist Tour Soft
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The 2020 Tour Soft golf ball has been reformulated with a larger and faster core for more performance off the tee. Plus features a thinner 4CE grafted cover to generate more greenside spin.
The Tour Soft Balls Feature:
- Reformulated Core
- Thinner 4CE Grafted Cover
- Spherically-Tiled 342 Cuboctahedron Dimples
- More Distance & Greenside Spin
The ball also improves with spherically-tiled 342 cuboctahedron dimple design delivers penetrating trajectory and consistent flight for better game performance. Designed with the largest Titleist core ever to help produce a more responsive feel and incredibly soft feel.
The popular AD333 has been further improved for even more performance, with FastLayer Core and Spin Skin with SeRM to give you exceptional distance, feel and short game control.
This ball has been developed with a FastLayer Core which has a soft inner core which gradually gets firmer towards the outer edges of the golf ball. This greatly improves ball speed and provides a higher launch angle with an enhanced feel you can feel off the tee.
Spin Skin with SeRM
Spin Skin with SeRM is a coating with flexible molecular polymer bonds to greatly enhance spin. SeRM provides a softer cover than the previous generations, a cover that digs into clubhead grooves to generating more greenside and approach control.
This aerodynamic dimple pattern combines uniformity of dimple design with higher surface coverage, creating more distance and wind resistance. The design delivers a penetrating ball flight, resulting in incredible distance and superior stability in the wind.
Wilson Staff DUO Professional
If you're a player seeking more feel these golf balls could be perfect for you, with a super low 60 compression for an incredible feel at impact. The balls offer just as much distance performance as a competitive 3-piece golf ball and 6% more iron spin, for a Tour-level performance.
The DUO Professional Ball Features:
- Low 60 Compression
- 362 Seamless Dimple Pattern
- Cast Urethane Cover
- Mid-Hardness Ionomer Mantle
For enhanced distance and long ball flight trajectory, the DUO ball features a 362-seamless dimple pattern, plus has a cast urethane cover for optimum spin control and scuff resistance. The ball also benefits from a mid-hardness ionomer mantle, for a soft feel and better control on short irons and wedge shots.
Play Callaway Golf`s new and improved super long, super straight and super soft golf ball. Developed with improved HEX aerodynamics, low compression, soft cover, to provide maximum straight distance and incredibly soft feel.
Advanced HEX Aerodynamics
HEX aerodynamics further enhance distance, this more refined golf ball surface reduces drag, and provides reduced spin, for long straight driver distance.
Soft Cover & Low Compression
The new Supersoft ball has a low compression core and soft cover to enhance feel. providing a fantastic soft feeling golf ball, with short game performance around the greens.