What’s in a golf ball?

What would golf be without golf balls? Obviously golf balls are one of the most important aspects of playing the game, and for some of us, the most expensive. But when we launch one into someone’s backyard or a creek, what exactly are we losing? There are primarily two types of golf balls that manufacturers produce and they are defined by their covers, Surlyn or Ionomer, and Urethane. Surlyn/Ionomer Golf Balls Surlyn is a specific type of Ionomer polymer and was created by the company DuPoint. They have very similar characteristics, so for ease I will refer to them generally… [Continue Reading “What’s in a golf ball?”]