Match Your Golf Ball To Your Circumstances

kauai_mapWayne Halm sent us this great post from Kauai, HI. Enjoy!

In Hawaii we have many opportunities to play golf – and many more opportunities to lose golf balls.  Ravines, valleys, lakes, lagoons, and the Pacific Ocean – they all swallow golf balls without a burp.  We need

Out here I play golf with a lot of people.  How Many?  Well, I’ve started blogging about each round, check it out at

Most of those people have a favorite golf ball – and are adamant about it.  They know it characteristics and will argue the benefits of using it.  I am the same.

I play with Noodles.  I could say it’s because the lower compression fits my slower swing speed, or the softer ball gives more putting control – but the real reason is that I can afford to lose them.

Imagine yourself standing on the 6th tee at the Kauai Lagoons course.  You are staring across a valley at the fairway 190 yards away.  The valley is completely full of Mango trees and you notice their tops swaying in the stiff left to right Trade Winds.  As you tee-up you have enough on your mind – you don’t need to also be worrying about the cost of the ball you are about to lose.

Take some of the worry out of golf – match your golf ball to your circumstances.

A Hui Hou (until next time),
Wayne Halm