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Now that I am vaccinated I am ready for lessons. Which ball would be best for me, or is this a personal thing?

I have gathered 1,500 or so balls during COVID so I have plenty of whatever brand is the'best'.
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Now that I am vaccinated I am ready for lessons. Which ball would be best for me, or is this a personal thing?

I have gathered 1,500 or so balls during COVID so I have plenty of whatever brand is the'best'.
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In my experience, the brand of the golf ball is the last thing to focus on. Getting a consistent swing, understanding which club to use under different circumstances, and (especially) putting are some things to focus on first.
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Now that I am vaccinated I am ready for lessons. Which ball would be best for me, or is this a personal thing?

I have gathered 1,500 or so balls during COVID so I have plenty of whatever brand is the'best'.
If you have 1,500 balls I would start out using the ones that float.
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Now that I am vaccinated I am ready for lessons. Which ball would be best for me, or is this a personal thing?

I have gathered 1,500 or so balls during COVID so I have plenty of whatever brand is the'best'.
You have a lot of balls asking that question!
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In my experience, the brand of the golf ball is the last thing to focus on. Getting a consistent swing, understanding which club to use under different circumstances, and (especially) putting are some things to focus on first.
100% agree. While you’re learning, close your eyes and pick a ball. You’ll be fine.
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I have gathered 1,500 or so balls during COVID so I have plenty of whatever brand is the'best'.
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Orange ones are easiest to find
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I think the best golf ball is the Titlelist, either ProV1 or ProV1X. Pro golfers who play another ball only do so because they are paid endorsements. They will use any ball if you pay them enough money. The main difference in golf balls is the compression rating. A high compression ball will go farther, but only if you have a very high club head speed. For beginners, one advantage in golf balls is those that have a tougher outer layer that resists cuts and scuffs and lasts longer. But, it doesn't improve your game. Golf ball construction, compression, and other features are regulated by the rules of golf. If you want the best ball, buy a Titleist. My opinion.
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Now that I am vaccinated I am ready for lessons. Which ball would be best for me, or is this a personal thing?

I have gathered 1,500 or so balls during COVID so I have plenty of whatever brand is the'best'.
So you have gathered used golf balls. My best advice is to buy the device that checks to make sure they are round. That is very important in ball flight.Toss the bad ones
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Now that I am vaccinated I am ready for lessons. Which ball would be best for me, or is this a personal thing?

I have gathered 1,500 or so balls during COVID so I have plenty of whatever brand is the'best'.
See if you can find 13 or 14 golf clubs and then you'll be ready to go.
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See if you can find 13 or 14 golf clubs and then you'll be ready to go.
To improve your score get yourself a good foot wedge.
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If you are just starting to play, the choice of balls makes very little difference 90% of the ones you found will be an excellent starting point. Just remember if you hit them into the sawgrass or ponds leave them for others. Too many creatures in there. Once you go through your collection, there are many great recycled balls you can purchase on sites like eBay. Enjoy the game. Have fun. Rake the traps, repair your ball marks on the greens and sand your divots.
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I'm just a casual putter user so far and I find there is a big difference in how different balls react while putting. I would suggest sticking to the same type of ball for a while, especially for putting consistency.
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