Golf Balls

Callaway introduces Chrome Soft golf ball

Golf balls are getting softer. As a whole, compression ratings are going down. Callaway introduced its Chrome Soft, a 65-compression ball with three-piece construction and a urethane cover, on Dec. 16.

Bae goes completely Callaway in victory

There is a trend on the PGA Tour of players exhibiting absolute loyalty to their golf equipment manufacturers, with 14 clubs from one company. Sang-Moon Bae is the latest example.

Which ball is played in Ryder Cup foursomes?

With foursomes partners sometimes playing different brands or styles of golf ball, a natural question to ask is how partners figure out which one to start each hole with.

My Bag: Phil Mickelson, PGA Championship

Here is a complete list of the club that Phil Mickelson used during the 2014 PGA Championship at Valhalla.

Callaway Speed Regime golf balls

Callaway's three newest golf balls, the Speed Regime family, are designed to excel in three different speed ranges.

Toy Box notes: Moore mixes; Pettersen wins; more

In gaining his third PGA Tour title, Ryan Moore used clubs from four different manufacturers and a ball from a fifth; plus bags from Suzann Pettersen and Gary Woodland.

Wyndham champ Reed takes cue from Lefty

Taking a cue from Phil Mickelson's creative set makeups, Patrick Reed won the Wyndham Championship with an unusual bag configuration: He carried neither a fairway wood nor a hybrid.

Toy Box: Mickelson’s unconventional Open triumph

Phil Mickelson appears to be the first golfer in the modern era to win a major championship without a driver in his bag. He may claim another distinction as well: winning a major with five wedges.

Notes: Bae's new-ball win, Day's custom 1-iron

Sang-Moon Bae won the HP Byron Nelson Championship with Callaway’s new Hex Chrome+ golf ball, TaylorMade customizes a one-off RocketBladez 1-iron for Jason Day; more.

Toy Box: McDowell back in the winner’s circle

Ending nearly a three-year drought on the PGA Tour, Graeme McDowell earned a victory at the RBC Heritage, blending different Cleveland long irons to better manage windy conditions at Hilton Head.

Toy Box: Scott proves clutch with Cameron prototype

Adam Scott delivered two pressure-packed putts on Sunday – one that earned him a spot in a playoff, the other a Masters title – courtesy of a new Scotty Cameron putter.

Callaway introduces Hex Chrome+ Golf Ball

Callaway Golf has announced that it plans to have the new, four-piece Hex Chrome+ golf ball in pro shops on April 19. It will be positioned as a tour-quality ball for mid- to fast-swinging golfers who want to maximize distance.

Callaway Hex Black Tour golf ball

Phil Mickelson says that the spin and control of the Callaway Hex Black Tour golf ball are superlative around the green -- and that he is driving the ball farther than ever.

Toy Box: Merrick enters winner's circle

John Merrick enters the winner's circle with Titleist and Phil Mickelson's search for a 3-wood continues in this week's Toy Box notes.

Toy Box: Lefty’s arsenal delivers wire-to-wire win

From Phil Mickelson's nearly complete Callaway bag to Titleist's new Pro V1 and Pro V1x gaining momentum, a look at equipment used last week in the world of golf.

Winner’s Circle: Jan. 28-Feb. 3, 2013

See what the winners had in their bags this week.

Callaway adds Ishikawa to its tour staff

Japanese phenom Ryo Ishikawa has signed a multi-year contract with Callaway Golf.

Toy Box notes: Gainey’s driver testing pays off

Before The McGladrey Classic, Tommy Gainey spent an off-week experimenting with Callaway Razr Fit drivers and weighting schemes.

Winner’s Circle: Oct. 15-21, 2012

See what equipment this week's winners played:

Toy Box notes: Els uses new Callaway utility

Ernie Els carried three Callaway X Utility Prototypes in his bag for the Open Championship.