Honma launch premium and anti-slice golf balls


Honma reveal four-piece urethane X4 golf ball, alongside three piece TW-X and TW-S, and slice-busting A1 golf balls targeting premium and higher-handicap golfers. 

Honma have expanded their range of multi-layer golf balls to offer golfers the most exciting selection the brand have ever launched outside of Japan.

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The latest range includes a new premium four-piece urethane ball, the Honma X4 (£44.95 per dozen), featuring the softest core ever made by the brand. It joins an improved three-piece TW-X (£26 per dozen), a new TW-S ball (£26 per dozen), plus a two-piece A1 golf ball (£15.95 per dozen).

The premium Honma X4 golf ball.

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“The new range of Honma golf balls offers something for every golfer - from those with lower swing speeds wanting more distance and consistency off the tee, to others with high swing speeds who prefer greater feel and spin closer to the greens,” said Tony Scott, Head of Marketing at Honma Golf Europe.

“There is also a wide variation in competitive price points to suit the pocket of golfers as well as their game,” he added.

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The Honma X4 golf ball has been developed to combat the issue of distance loss off the tee, without sacrificing short game spin.

An Ultra-Soft Core delivers high compression off the club face, while a High-Performance Polymer (HPP) inner mantle and High Flex layer provide increased repulsion with the driver for longer distance. The soft urethane covers aids performance with a softer feel around the greens, while the 326-dimple design also produces consistency into the wind.

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Honma's TWS golf ball.

The new Honma TW-S golf ball is aimed at golfers with swing speeds of around 85 mph who prefer a softer feel. It offers higher spin and a lower launch than the popular TW-X ball, making it suitable for playing in windy conditions. Honma say its S-fast core results in faster ball speeds off the club face.

Honma's TW-X golf ball.

The new version of the TW-X is designed for golfers with swing speeds over 90 mph who want a firmer feel and longer distance.

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The two-piece Honma A1 golf ball.

The two-piece Honma A1 ball is aimed at golfers who fight a slice and want to hit it straighter.

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Around 20% softer than the D1 ball, the A1's lighter core and cover helps to reduce side spin and achieve more consistent shots.

Find out more about Honma equipment at www.honmagolf.com

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