How Tiger Woods Helped Make Bridgestone’s New Tour B Golf Ball A Reality
- Category: Inside Golf
- Published: 2020-01-29
By JONATHAN WALL, Golf.com
Before Tiger Woods ever put Bridgestone’s 2018 Tour B XS golf ball in play, he was given the opportunity to test a prototype that was not yet ready for public consumption. Woods’ ability to discern minute changes in sound and construction from one ball to the next is what separates him from his peers.
It’s because of Woods’ extreme attention to detail that Bridgestone’s golf ball R&D team knew they were onto something when Woods continually started picking out the same prototype during the infancy stages testing, based on how it performed off the putter face, around the green, and from the tee.