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Bridgestone Tour B RXS Golf Balls Review

Bridgestone B RXS

Bridgestone Tour B RXS balls are the newest addition to the B series of golf balls and provide the most complete, all-round performance for particular players.

The B RXS ball provides more spin and distance than the Tour B RX, Tour B X and Tour B XS models, which were designed for players with a clubhead speeds of 105 mph or more.

The B RXS has been created for players with a swing speed of 105 mph or less, but significantly adds improved distance and greater spin levels for your short game thanks to the Reactiv cover technology.

What Bridgestone says about the Tour B RXS Balls:

“We have reinvented the TOUR B RXS to feature our new REACTIV cover technology. Until now you had to choose more distance or more spin. With REACTIV you can now get more distance and more spin out of the same golf ball.

“Designed to fit golfers with swing speeds under 105mph, the new TOUR B RXS has a softer feel and maximum greenside spin, allowing you to stop approach and pitch shots on a dime.

“Added distance and forgiveness comes from the Gradational Compression core. Higher initial ball speed and lower side spin from the Gradational Compression core help give you an advantage on the course.

“Extra distance and enhanced aerodynamics are a result of the Dual Dimple technology. The added distance comes from a more efficient ball trajectory thanks to less drag when the ball is in flight.

“Consistent flight and performance are a result of the proprietary Seamless Cover Technology. The perfect performance and aerodynamic balance come from a manufacturing process that creates a perfectly balanced dimple pattern.”

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Bridgestone Tour B RXS Balls Design

Bridgestone B RXS

The new Reactiv Urethane cover is the key design feature, acting as a shock absorber on the Tour B RXS ball to ensure it reacts differently depending on the strength of impact.

Bridgestone’s clever design means a faster connection will create a longer shot, while a slower connection will cause more spin and control around the green.

The Gradational Compression core technology creates less spin and more forgiveness on a faster swing, which helps add extra yardage from longer irons and drivers.

The Dual Dimple technology and the Seamless Cover leads to improved consistency when the ball is in flight and less drag to ensure the Tour B RXS stays airborne for longer and that distance is maximised.

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Bridgestone Tour B RXS Balls Verdict

Bridgestone B RXS

The biggest appeal of the Bridgestone Tour B RXS range is the improved distance provided thanks to the perfected design and impressive dimple technology.

The forgiving nature of the Tour B RXS balls also suits beginners, while the gradational compression and Reactiv Urethane makes it a perfect all-rounder.

Although the added distance is a key design feature, the compression and Reavtiv technology means that short term gains have been well and truly catered for.

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How much do the Bridgestone Tour B RXS balls cost?

Retail prices for the Tour B RXS range from £35/$46 to £40/$53 for a pack of 12 balls.

Bridgestone B RXS vs B XS balls – which is best?

The B XS is for fast swing speeds over 105mph. The B RXS are slightly cheaper and have been designed for golfers with slower swing speeds.

Is ball personalisation available?

Yes, a range of personalisation options are available when purchasing the Bridgestone Tour B RXS balls including branded names, nicknames and numbers. The product is also available in yellow or white.