Are Expensive Golf Balls Worth It?

Are the most expensive golf balls really that much better than the less-expensive ones?


The real advantage of urethane-cover balls is the extra spin, feel and control they offer on shots near the green.

If you have a decent short game, these balls might be worth the extra money.

Do expensive golf balls make a difference?

The main difference between golf balls at the lower and higher price points has to do with the materials in the cover of the ball. You’ll go through these balls a lot quicker, and they’re more expensive to replace. Additional characteristics of golf balls are the number of layers, or pieces, that make up the ball.

Why are Pro v1 so expensive?

Pro V1’s are softer and spin more than Pro V1x’s. The reason they are so expensive is because they are 1) the highest quality golf ball and 2) Titleist has brand recognition that they have built over decades. There are many other balls in the same class as the Pro V1 that sell for the same price or maybe $1 cheaper.

How much does the average golf ball cost?

One trip to your local pro shop will reveal the incredible number of golf ball brands and models on the market today. They come in a range of prices, from as little as $10 or $15 per dozen, on up to $50 per dozen and more.

Do Pro v1 make a difference?

Pro V1 vs. Pro V1x Launch Monitor Test

You can see that the Pro V1x is launching higher and with more spin, which holds up to their claims. It’s not an enormous gap, but there is a difference. There is virtually no difference in any of the key launch characteristics here.