Can you use two different styles of golf balls in one round?
Golfers are not permitted to use two different styles of balls in one round, meaning the ball a golfer tees off with on the first hole must be the same type of ball that is used in every stroke. This prevents players from using balls geared toward distance on long holes, and high-spin balls on short holes.
How many golf balls can a pro golfer carry in his bag?
Really, they can carry as many golf balls as they’re willing to carry around themselves or their caddie is willing to lug around for them. Most PGA Tour golfers carry in the area of nine golf balls in their bag per round.
What golf balls do the top 100 PGA Tour players use?
The top 100 PGA Tour players use 9 different golf balls produced by 5 manufacturers. 69% play a Titleist Pro V1 or Pro V1x with Callaway’s Chrome Soft X the next most popular. 7% play Srixon’s Z-Star XV, 6% use TaylorMade’s TP5x with only 2% each using the TP5 & Bridgestone’s Tour B X and XS balls.
How many golf balls do Tour players use in a round?
In contrast, the average number of golf balls used by Bridgestone Golf Tour players is five or more each round. Former Open champion Nick Price, uses up to nine balls in a round if he plays a lot of wedge shots.