What Materials Make Golf Balls?

By Gomez Samadhi

Most nonprofessional players use golf balls in which the insides are a composite of titanium compounds. Golf ball covers are made of Surlyn or urethane blends. The amount of pressure in the core and the types of covers are adjusted for golfers' skill levels.


About The Author

Gomez Samadhi has worked in publishing and printing since 1981. In that time, he has proofread lottery tickets, written insurance textbooks, edited books on vernacular art and indexed theological treatises. He also edited "Chicken Soup for the Golfer's Soul." Samadhi holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and political science from Emory University.

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