Spinning Out of Control: Why Low Spin Balls are the Bomb for Average Golfers
Golf balls spin more these days than a breakdancing electron orbiting the nucleus. Yet most amateur hackers cling to ultra high spin balls, afraid that anything less will spell disaster for their game. In reality, low spin balls can transform moderate swing speeds from weekend duffer to scratch golfer. Maybe.
See, excessive spin bleeds energy from your swing that could otherwise be used to absolutely obliterate drives into the stratosphere. Less rotational velocity means more ball speed and distance. It’s simple physics which we all know is never actually that simple.
But average golfers still play high spin balls, clinging to their spin rates like a toddler clings to a security blanket. “But I NEED the spin for control,” they wail, as another topped drive dribbles 50 yards. What they really need is a golf ball intervention.
Let’s lay down some truth bombs. For moderate swing speeds, low spin balls fly straighter. Their drives won’t careen into the woods like a drunk driver swerving all over the road. Excessive spin exaggerates hooks and slices. Low spin keeps things between the lines.
Mis-hit iron shots also won’t balloon out of control or plummet to earth like a doomed passenger jet. They'll fly higher and land softer on greens. Those laser precise wedge shots you see on TV? Forget it with too much spin. Low spin keeps trajectory reigned in on partial shots too.
And don’t get me started on the benefits for putting. Low spin equals smooth steady rolls instead of jarring hopping and skidding across greens. Improved touch and responsiveness makes lag putting a breeze. Watch those 30 footers start dropping with spooky consistency!
Now the pros optimized for 115+ mph swings thrive on super low spin balls. But matching less spin to more moderate speeds brings better results based on science and stuff. Something about physics, trajectories, kinetic energy, and drag coefficients probably.
The biggest benefit of all may be psychological though. Having equipment matched to your abilities removes one more excuse for poor play. No more blaming the ball! Accepting your swing speed limitations is the first step to Golfers Anonymous recovery.
So embrace your inner moderate golfer. Try low spin balls like the Score Crusher from Bigg Golf and watch drives finally fly straight and long. Then focus on transitioning all your newfound confidence into crushing your alarmed playing partners even harder. After all, scoring is about so much more than just the ball!