Premium Ball for Every Player: Bridgestone’s Round B Series

Tiger Woods has relied on golf balls made by Bridgestone for two decades.

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One-size-fits-all has never been a part of Bridgestone’s approach to creating any of their golf balls.

Get the latest version of round caliber B . round series, for example. While most major manufacturers of golf balls have one, possibly two, and sometimes three distinct golf balls, Bridgestone offers a quad: BX جولة tourAnd the XSAnd the RXand the RXS which includes a special edition Exactly imitates tiger ball uses. (They are all #1 and have a tiger side seal.)

Why have four different models? it is easy. Bridgestone has a massive amount of consumer data that warrants the need for four separate golf balls, which according to the company, is the exact number of balls needed to cover the full range of types of players who want a premium ball. In case you were wondering, the company has been in business for over 15 years and has collected data from over 3 million fluctuations.

And while it’s the differences that make each of the four balls special, let’s take a look at the similarities that bind them together as a family.

At first a trip The B Series golf balls come with Bridgestone’s newly reformulated REACTIV IQ urethane cover material that is designed to increase velocity at the driver’s tee and increase grip when hitting a short iron and wedge shot. Bridgestone does this by using what it calls “impact modifiers” on the urethane cap. The first rate is to increase the speed of the ball with the driver, and the second rate is to increase the time the ball spends on the face when hitting a shorter iron/wedge.

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Each model also comes with a killer 330mm smooth cover with Dual Dimple technology to improve wind control and reduce drag. Finally, inside all B Series balls there is a center step for greater speed and reduced driver rotation.

Here’s where things are interesting. To cover the full range of player types desiring a special ball, each ball in Round B line fulfills a specific player’s demand. The first is Three Pieces Round BXDesigned for players with swing speeds over 105 mph who want the maximum distance from their tee as their primary incentive. This means that the ball spins less from the tee and has a flatter launch. But because this is still a round-caliber ball, it still meets the control requirements that picky golfers have around the greens as well.

The next ball is three pieces B XS جولة TourIt is also a suitable ball for golfers with swing speeds of over 105 mph. The difference here is that this ball is for players who put a greater premium on controlling rotation and distance around the greens. It’s still tall and still designed to go flatter with the driver, but it’s specifically designed to spin more and stay longer on the face for more bite and a softer feel with the shorter batons. As mentioned earlier, this is the ball that comes in a special edition Tiger Woods, and it’s not just a ball that looks like the one he plays. GOAT actually teamed up to make the RXS what it is from the inside out.

The Tour B XS is the favorite Tiger Woods ball.

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Third in line is Three-piece Tour B RXAnd this is where the Bridgestone really taps into this whole spectrum of player types because this is a long-distance caliber golf ball for golfers at medium swing speeds. The B RX is specifically engineered to help golfers swing 105 mph over extra yards from the tee while still hanging on to the kind of smoother feel and short shot performance one would expect from a premium golf ball.

Now you can probably tell where we’re going with the last ball, three pieces B RXS Tour. It’s also a golf ball designed for players with swing speeds of less than 105 mph, only rather than formulated for extra distance, it’s a high spinning ball for more control.

We’ve tried all four golf balls ourselves, and while skeptics believe that all four golf balls will play somewhat the same way, we’ve found that each ball represents real differences in terms of feel and performance. In fact, these latest iterations (the 2022 models) are more distinct from one to the other than previous generations of the same balls. For our quick performances, the Tour BX delivered massive hits from a tee and made the Tour B XS a breeze to hit short high-spin shots.

Designed with swing speeds under 105 mph, the Tour B RXS offers more spin throughout the bag.

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For our average swing speeds, the RX and RXS performed equally well, and we found surprising distance on both balls (although the RXS spins more on short shots). of the driver, compared to previous iterations.

Does the Series B round streak mean that every player must use a round caliber ball? not necessarily. But if you want to give a special urethane-covered ball a treat, then one of these four balls is sure to suit your game.

The importance of installing the ball

We regularly stress the importance of golf ball mounting. Choosing the ball based on your swing parameters is important and contacting the right ball can make a huge difference in how well the ball performs off the front of the club.

The Bridgestone Golf OTTO golf ball mounting cart was recently introduced.


Combined with our strong defense of the ball installation, we have to deliver it to Bridgestone. The company has been promoting the importance of golf ball fittings for over 15 years now, helping golfers around the world find the right golf ball.

The company’s online fitting tool (which uses data from more than 320,000 launch screen fixtures) is simple and intuitive, and we especially like the two-pronged approach: you can either request an optimal ball recommendation based on your shooting tendencies, and log averages and spin-offs. the distance with each club; Or you can base your equipment on specific firing conditions and input things like exact swing speed, launch angle, and spin rates. There’s also Bridgestone’s VFIT, which gives golfers the option to upload a video of their swing (in slow motion) which is then analyzed for a custom ball recommendation.

And that’s just the stuff on the Internet. The Bridgestone live show experience is top notch as well, with many live ball events at various locations in the country. There’s even a standalone bot called OTTO that has a built-in playback screen that will watch you hit balls and make audible recommendations based on your shot data.

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