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Proposed golf ball changes

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Does anyone know if any of the currently available golf balls would be non-compliant under the proposed new rules?
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Well, two things to consider:

1)are you a pro that can hit +300 yd? then you need to care or
2)I'm guessing you're not so you're probably not very consistent in distance (like all of us 馃槈 ) so if that 320 is reduced to 300, then that is a reduction of 1.5%

As an amateur that means your 250 yd AVG distance will now be 4 yd less. And that's an average and how many of us hit that consistently?

Don't even worry about it is what I'm sayin' 馃槈
I didn't word the question clearly. Would any of the currently available balls be non-compliant for the pros?
It's difficult to say for certain which golf balls, if any, would be non-compliant under the proposed new rules without more specific information about the proposed changes.
However, it's worth noting that the USGA and R&A, the governing bodies for golf, generally do not make changes to the rules that would make existing equipment non-conforming. Instead, they typically introduce changes that affect how the equipment can be used or introduce new standards for future equipment.
That being said, it's possible that the proposed changes could affect the way that golf balls are designed or used. If you have concerns about the compliance of a particular golf ball, it's a good idea to consult the official Rules of Golf or seek the advice of a qualified golf instructor or official. Additionally, as the proposed new rules are still being developed, it may be helpful to keep an eye on official announcements from the USGA and R&A for more information.
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I suggest checking with the official website of the governing body for golf, the United States Golf Association (USGA), and the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews (R&A), for the latest updates on golf ball regulations. You may also consult a professional golf equipment specialist or your local golf club for more information.
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