With the Pinnacle Exception, you get distance off tee shots and can go against headwinds and side winds. You will also still find plenty of control on iron shots, especially short up-and-down shots around the green. The control is near tour-quality and allows for better chips, flops and putts. On long tee shots, you will get minimal spin because of the softness of the ball.
The Pinnacle Exception is marketed as a distance ball, but its not the best distance ball out there. Because of the extremely soft feel, it loses a bit distance and power off the tee. Can it still be sent down the fairway? Absolutely, but you'll notice a 5- to 10-yard difference from another ball.
This ball is great for golfers who are struggling to make better short shots around the green and are having trouble sinking putts. This ball will get you down there, and it will also get you closer to the hole.