Golf balls will always be used more than once, but the number of times depends if it is a practice or a game ball. Lots of people think that old golf balls are just gotten rid of after use, but in reality they can be retrieved and then used again. But, do you know what happens to them?

Where do old golf balls go after they have been used?

When golf is played, there always ends up being a lost ball. They can fall into lakes, or get lost forests. In this case, the golf clubs look for them and collect them to give them a second life, in this way protecting the environment. Do you know that a golf ball can take more the a thousand years to decompose? When a ball is retrieved 2 different processes can happen.

The recycling: Theses balls are washed with special products,then sorted by brand and model, then later by category (if they are like new or a bit scratched, AAA/A or B) the process for this stage are

  1. Recovery

  2. Treatment

  3. Sorting

 

Reconditioning : the used balls have been recovered, cleaned and reconditioned . The stages of reconditioning are

  1. Recovery

  2. Treatment

  3. Sorting 

  4. Reconditioning