Golf ball compression is the rate given to a golf ball based on its density. A low-compression ball flies further but gives a player much less control, whereas a more highly compressed ball does not travel as far but giv... More »

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Selecting the appropriate golf ball compression depends mainly on the swing speed of the golfer. Golfers with a slower swing speed tend to get more distance out of a lower-compression ball, and those with higher swing sp... More »

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Golfers with slower swing speeds should usually select a golf ball with a low compression rating, while those with a faster swing speed should choose a ball with a higher compression rating. The lower the compression rat... More »

Golfers with slower swing speeds should usually select a golf ball with a low compression rating, while those with a faster swing speed should choose a ball with a higher compression rating. The lower the compression rat... More »

The compression measurement for the 2015 model of Titleist's Pro V1 golf ball ranges from approximately 88 to 90, which gives the ball a compression rating of High. Compression is a calculation of how much a ball compres... More »

Golf Info Guide has an online chart that lists the compression rating of a range of popular golf balls. The amount a golf ball compresses affects its speed and flight characteristics. More »

The best golf ball for senior golfers varies based on the skill level of the senior and what he desires in a golf ball. A premium golf ball, such as the Pro V1, is a high-quality ball, but it requires a high swing speed. More »