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Playing used balls - GolfBallNut

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I am new to golf and am trying to save money on my gear. I picked up some used clubs at a local pro shop and noticed they sell used golf balls as well from - I was curious if anyone plays used golf balls? How well do they perform compared to new?

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Last year I almost exclusively used used-balls with the justification being that surely a used premium ball like the Bridgestone RX is better than a Bridgestone e6 at the same price. It's a bit of a mixed bag because about half of the balls are really scuffed and good balls to use when water is in play and the other half are great-looking balls that feel fine. This year I don't care. I use whatever junk ball I happen to have and it plays about as well as any other ball. I do still swap to a premium ball for putting and use it exclusively Z-star in tournaments.
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