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Where to Buy Golf Balls Springfield OR

Local resource for where to buy golf balls in Springfield. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to golf shops with golf balls such as Titleist, Nikegolf, Bridgestone golf, TaylorMade, Callaway, Wilson, Top Flite, Precept, Pinnacle and more, as well as advice on used golf balls.

Sports Authority
(541) 342-2066
Valley River Center, 245 Valley River Center
Eugene, OR
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Simulator, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 10:00am - 9:00pm
Sunday: 11:00am - 6:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Scratch Golf
(541) 726-1622
341 Main St
Springfield, OR
 
US Golf Gifts
(877) 987-4653
PO Box 512
Grants Pass, OR
Services
877-987-4653

Northwest Gifts
(541) 664-3598
105 Princess Way
Central Point, OR
Services
877-443-8769

Divot House
(541) 591-8728
3916 Aarroyo Ct.
Klamath Falls, OR
 
Photo Ball Marker
(541) 510-1599
P.o. Box 10212
Eugene, OR
 
McKenzie River Golf Course Inc
(541) 896-3454
89089 Bridge St
Springfield, OR
 
The Deschutes Gift Company
(971) 998-5906
1315 Nw 185th Ave #237
Beaverton, OR
 
Ikasu Golf
(503) 705-4073
N. Albina Ave.
Portland, OR
 
Sports Authority
(503) 786-9900
Clackamas Promenade, 8658 S.E. Sunnyside Road
Clackamas, OR
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

What Are The Best Golf Balls

Golf balls have come a long way from the days of the "feathery" – a ball used beginning before the 1600s that was actually made with goose or chicken feathers. The process used to make the feathery surprisingly produced a very hard ball that was essentially hammered into roundness and covered with several coats of paint. The time and effort needed to make these golf balls made them relatively expensive.

Gutta-percha golf balls appeared in 1848 and, despite grumblings from golfing purists, supplanted the feathery as the game's favorite. Sometime after the Gutta made its appearance, golfers realized that a ball with nicks and scrapes actually performed better than one with a smooth surface. That was the prelude to the introduction of the modern golf ball, which also prompted the USGA and the Royal and Ancient to adopt specific design criteria for golf balls. They wanted to make sure everybody played a ball that wasn't juiced or altered for more superior performance.

Nowadays there are literally dozens of golf ball brands to choose from. Some promise more distance, others claim to perform soft-shoe routines when they hit the green. There really isn't too much to separate one brand from another. A few years back, tests were done to find how far various brands of balls could travel. Using "Iron Mike," a robotic golf-swinging machine, the testers fired a couple dozen brands of balls down range. There wasn't much difference in any of them. All the testers could find was that some balls do perform better when hitting the greens on approach shots.

Your choice of golf ball can be determined by how you play the game. Beginners shouldn't spend a lot of money on golf balls. Consider how many shots wind up in hazards, including the wet kind, and it doesn't make sense to spend more than is necessary for those with minimal playing ability.

Deciding which golf ball best suits your game can mimic your climb up...

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