Product Type: Srixon Golf
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For That Soft Touch
Srixon Soft Feel Golf Balls
Member Name: andyoz
Srixon Soft Feel Golf Balls
Advantages: Good Quality, Long
Disadvantages: To Soft
I have been writing quite a few golf reviews in recent months here on Dooyoo. I have also been writing quite a few golf ball reviews. To the untrained eye a golf ball is just a small white object designed to be smashed round a golf course. However, there is so much more to golf balls than that. To someone who never plays the game they would probably all feel the same, but when you play on a regular basis as I try and do you notice subtle differences in different balls. Thus you have certain makes and models of balls that you like and you also have ones you don't really like. So for this particular review we are going to be taking a closer look at Srixon Soft Feel golf balls.
Srixon are quite a well known make when it comes to golf balls. Often when you see the pros hitting balls they are using Titleist, Callaway or Nike, but there are a few who will still use Srixon. Srixon are a company who are constantly looking to improve the standard of their balls and move with the advancement of technology. While they are not really at the upper end of golf ball makers they still produce good quality balls on a fairly regular basis.
So what exactly do you get with these ball? Well you may be confused by the name 'soft feel' as these are just as hard as any other golf ball. If this whacks you on the back of the head it certainly won't feel soft! What soft feel basically means is that when you hit the ball it feels softer, you don't get that sharp thwack sound that some balls give you. These still give you a very good length to your drives and they also have quite a high trajectory but they feel different to some balls.
The designs of this ball state that it has 328 dimples which gives it a greater surface area thus making it more aero dynamic. I'm not really sure how that works but I will say this ball does fly a long way and it does stay straight if you hit it correctly. When I use these I do find them to be quite good balls but not quite as long as some on the market. The high trajectory is something I like as it seems to give you better control around the greens. I'm not overly keen on the sound these make as they fly of my driver, that is probably to do with the fact they are soft feel.
I have had one of these in my bag for around two years now. It seems to be quite a durable ball as it has held up pretty well. You can buy a dozen of these balls for around £12 which makes them around a pound per ball which is not to bad. Although you may be able to pick them up even cheaper if you shop around a little bit. Value wise they are pretty good, they last well and are a decent price.
Overall then the Srixon Soft Feel golf ball is a very good ball but not quite good enough to be one of my favourites. It does have a good distance and no doubt some people will really enjoy the soft feel of the balls, but that is not really something that suits my game. This ball will possibly suit players who are new to the game who struggle controlling their golf ball round a course. If you want a ball that does what you want it to more often than not then this is a good shout. So a good ball but not really one for me.
Summary: A Decent Ball If You Like Soft Feel