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Callaway introduces the Tour i and Tour ix golf balls

Christmas arrived on December 24 this year with a delivery from Callaway. It seems like their elves have been working overtime to develop a new four piece tour ball to be launched this coming Spring and two sleeves of the brand new Tour i and Tour ix have arrived for testing.

The note that Callaway sent with the balls says:

“The new Tour i and Tour ix golf balls are the most technologically advanced and longest tour balls you’ll ever play. A truly revolutionary ball, its breakthrough in distance and feel comes from its innovative 4-piece inertia technology. A proprietary high-density polyutadyne-infused outer core shifts weight away from the centre of the ball, reducing driver spin for maximum distance and straighter shots. The soft core formulation provides tour-level feel and the urethane cover generates excellent short-game spin. The refined HEX Aerodynamic pattern further increases distance through reduced drag and better stability.”

We’re going to try and take these puppies out for a test drive in the next couple of weeks. Come on back for our preliminary report.

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Robert Thompson

A bestselling author and award-winning columnist, Robert Thompson has been writing about business and sports, and particularly golf, for almost two decades. His reporting and commentary on golf has appeared in Golf Magazine, the Globe and Mail, T&L Golf and many other media outlets. Currently Robert is a columnist with Global Golf Post, golf analyst for Global News and Shaw Communications, and Senior Writer to ScoreGolf. The Going for the Green blog was launched in 2004.

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