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The problem with balls that have been in the water is that they lose yardage. In the first week of being in the water a sufficient amount gets in that you can lose as much as 10 yards on that ball, and after a week theyre pretty much not worth playing any more. Good deal but I would caution you in using these for anything other than maybe chipping and putting, because these ballsa re not going to play true.

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"...So is a ball inferior, if it has been submerged in a body of

water? 'Yes' says an U.S. Army Research Laboratory study. Golf balls

absorb water that cannot be removed and this affects a permanent

change. Testing by Golf Digest in 1996 found a golf ball submerged in

water loses six yards after one week, 12 yards after three months and

15 yards after six months."

 

 

I was off by 4 yards on the 10 yards after a week, after six months you may as well use em as wiffle balls, your gonna lose a lot.

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''These golf balls are ideal for practice. They are likely to include balls that have seen some hooks and slices, x-outs,refurbished balls,and good condition older golf balls.''

 

This Is For The Ones Im Ordering

 

UH-OH!

 

It Should Be £10 For Shipping (it says in delivery charges)

 

I Printed Out My Order It Said £15.75 delivery

 

anyway it should be sorted by tomorrow

 

im going to ring them up!

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sorted it out

 

£15 .is cheapest they can deliver a 5kg package

 

By the way im using these balls for practice and if they are gonna be that short at least that means if i hit it say 160 on the range with 6 iron ill be hitting it 170 6 iron on the course. But I doubt most of them will have been in the water that long.

 

Believe me these will be the last things i would use for chipping + putting. :)

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