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Heather Plyler

Heather Plyler

Heather Plyler is a golf enthusiast and has recently joined the E-Commerce team at Lost Golf Balls. She graduated from University of Houston-Downtown in 2013 with a Bachelor’s degree for Corporate Communications. Heather is passionate about golf whether it is playing a round on the course or communicating with others about their last Round. She has been involved in the sport for 10 years that has given her an insight into the commercial value of the products associated with the sport.

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Recap on The 2016 Pro V1 And Pro V1x

                                                                       Image Source:  https://twitter.com/selina0403 We put the top-selling,  pro-favorite balls to the test and are happy to report that both 2016 models uphold the exceptionally high-quality standard that the Titleist brand has become synonymous with over its 83-year reign. Equally impressive in terms of overall superiority, the 2016 Pro V1 and V1x golf balls vary significantly in terms of design, technology and core attributes—just as each 2016 model boasts considerable distinguishing features when compared to their respective 2013 and 2011 predecessors.

Tips on Gaining Distance And Accuracy

As golfers, we all know that the first shot of the day is very important for setting the tone of the round. A snap hook or hard slice, especially one that travels outside the dreaded white OB stakes, can put golfers in a bad place mentally where they might not be able to recover. Nothing will sink a round quicker than poor play off the tee, so here are a few tips on gaining the distance and accuracy to ensure you’re setting the table for low scores.

The Secret to Shaving Strokes Off Your Game

What is the secret to improving your game? Technique certainly helps, but perhaps more importantly, the mental side of the sport. Spending hours on the driving range and taking lessons may appear to improve your game.  However, once you hit that first bad shot, the lack of confidence starts and mental frustration can ruin the round. So here are a few tricks to consider next time you’re on the course

Indoor Golf Exercise Tips

Just because outdoor golfing may have gone south for the winter doesn’t mean you can’t maintain your skill. While playing golf in your living room might not be the best idea, there are exercises for your golf muscles that you can do at home—without breaking the bank or a vase. Stay in and stay in shape for golf by creating your own daily workout routine from our favorite golf exercises.

What Are The Odds

We’ve talked about miracles on the green before – in this blog where we talked about one-in-a-million shots made by our favourite pro golfers. But then we decided – why not look further into those odds? For example, a PGA Tour Pro’s chances for a hole in one is about 1 in 3000, while an average players odds are more to the tune of one in 12,000. Further investigation revealed some pretty amazing golf feats that definitely beat the odds – by both pros and the amateurs.

The Golfer’s Library

10 Books Every Golfer Should Have on Their Bookshelf! During the off-season, when I’m trapped indoors by literal mountains of snow and rampaging polar bears, I like to read. Of course I like to read about golf, because I’m a sucker for self-punishment and there’s no other way to torture yourself than by reading about something that you can’t do for another five months.  So here they are – twelve books (in no particular order) that every golfer should have on their bookshelf for those rainy (or snowy!) days.

Want More Control in Your Game?

If you have a fairly decent short game and are missing a lot of greens a suggestion to improve your short game would be to use a golf ball that spins more to help you get up and down. Along with greenside control, extra spin, tour-grade performance, and exceptional feel,that is what a golfer in control wants. Here are a few suggestions we have for a ball with more control around the greens, approach shots, and have exceptional feel.

Gaining Accuracy in Your Game Starts with the Right Ball

Updated 1/12/2018 Which golf balls are best for accuracy? FORE! A four letter word that all golfers want to avoid yelling. If you are a golfer struggling getting off the tee or on the greens, try to play with a ball that is best for accuracy. Here is list of our favorite golf balls that help with accuracy. Bridestone e6: The Bridgestone e6 is one of the best balls on the market. It is a three-piece golf ball that helps reduce hook and slice spin. It also has web-like dimples that can make out for a descent roll. The e6 also features a soft gradational core, anti-side spin inner layer, and softer surlyn covered for that improved feel. Callaway Chrome Soft: The Callaway Chrome Soft has the SoftFast Core with low compression and the Tour Urethane Cover for incredibly soft feel. The Chrome Soft has consistent ball flight and exceptional feel around the greens. 

When it Comes to Distance, Not All Balls are Created Equal

When most golfers walk up to the tee box they envision a perfect shot that travels long and straight, eventually coming to rest in the middle of the fairway. But sometimes, despite our best laid plans, the ball doesn’t make it past the front tee box! If you’re looking for a ball that will maximize distance, here are a few suggestions to help you gain some yards off the tee and with any club in the bag. Click Best Ball For You below to learn more.  

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