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    Golf Ball Compression Ratings

    I have been doing some research over the last couple days about golf ball compression. I have ~95 MPH swing Speed, and therefore I have determined that a good ball for me would have a compression rating around 90-95. Could anyone post up a link that maybe has a table/chart/list of balls compression ratings? Or recommend a ball that you know is in the 90 range? Thanks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by BulldogsGolf View Post
    I have been doing some research over the last couple days about golf ball compression. I have ~95 MPH swing Speed, and therefore I have determined that a good ball for me would have a compression rating around 90-95. Could anyone post up a link that maybe has a table/chart/list of balls compression ratings? Or recommend a ball that you know is in the 90 range? Thanks!

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    I too would like to see a chart listing compression ratings for today's golf balls. It used to be 80 for women/seniors, 90 for the average player and 100 for strong players and professionals.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Titleistforlife View Post
    golfballtest.org lists them all!
    Thanks for the tip but the balls they show on their testing (that I found) are 3,4 and 5 years old. They do not seem to have current compression on todays ball.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gus R View Post
    Thanks for the tip but the balls they show on their testing (that I found) are 3,4 and 5 years old. They do not seem to have current compression on todays ball.
    its showing allot newer than that, 09, 2010 balls as well
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    Quote Originally Posted by BulldogsGolf View Post
    I have been doing some research over the last couple days about golf ball compression. I have ~95 MPH swing Speed, and therefore I have determined that a good ball for me would have a compression rating around 90-95. Could anyone post up a link that maybe has a table/chart/list of balls compression ratings? Or recommend a ball that you know is in the 90 range? Thanks!

    I currently play: Nike One Tour, Callaway tour i, and Bridgestone e6 balls.
    I can tell you that when I did my Bridgestone ball fitting they told me that my swing speed wasn't high enough to compress the Nike One Tour D. My swing speed was 102. I think the e6 has a compression of 55 from what the Bridgestone rep told me. I like the e6, but the RX was what I was fitted for, and the numbers showed why. They guy at northway 8 told me they are going to have the bstone people back around fathers day, so keep your eye out for that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ddec0418 View Post
    I can tell you that when I did my Bridgestone ball fitting they told me that my swing speed wasn't high enough to compress the Nike One Tour D. My swing speed was 102. I think the e6 has a compression of 55 from what the Bridgestone rep told me. I like the e6, but the RX was what I was fitted for, and the numbers showed why. They guy at northway 8 told me they are going to have the bstone people back around fathers day, so keep your eye out for that.
    Odd, as I just did a ball fitting at GG and the Nike One Tour D was the 4th recommended ball, my swing speed is 105pmh.

    To add I just did the Bridgestone fitting last weekend at our club and they recommended the 330-S over the Nike for what its worth.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BulldogsGolf View Post
    I have been doing some research over the last couple days about golf ball compression. I have ~95 MPH swing Speed, and therefore I have determined that a good ball for me would have a compression rating around 90-95. Could anyone post up a link that maybe has a table/chart/list of balls compression ratings? Or recommend a ball that you know is in the 90 range? Thanks!

    I currently play: Nike One Tour, Callaway tour i, and Bridgestone e6 balls.
    I would recommend the Bridgestone B330-RXS, or maybe the Srixon Z-Star if you're a low handicap

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