How Tiger Woods tests golf balls—and the big mistake amateurs make finding the right ball

How Tiger Woods tests golf balls—and the big mistake amateurs make finding the right ball

As he makes his 2024 season debut at this week’s Genesis Invitational (his first official PGA Tour start since ankle surgery last April), all things Tiger Woods will be the primary topic of discussion. That includes his equipment, which will include his first go in competition with Bridgestone’s latest version of its Tour B X golf ball. Golf Digest Equipment Editor E. Michael Johnson had the opportunity to ask Woods about his ball-testing process, how he mimics tournament conditions when …