Best Yellow Golf Balls 2024

With color now much more in vogue on the golf ball front, we pick out the best yellow golf balls across the performance spectrum

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Yellow golf balls are a great option for any player who may often find themselves in the rough or find it hard to see their ball out on the course. Obviously yellow golf balls will divide opinion, but they are superb performers, with some of the best golf balls on the market introducing yellow options, including the all-conquering Titleist Pro V1.

Just a decade or so ago, the yellow golf ball would have been regarded as inappropriate by some of the golfing community; a lesser alternative that somehow conveyed the wrong message about you as a golfer. However, even those on the professional circuit have started using them, with the game's top pro's opting to play yellow balls in tournament play.

There’s a whole palette of different yellows on the market that would do Dulux proud. From matte and high-gloss finishes to vibrant, pearlescent and soft shades – though Dulux would no doubt come up with fancier names for them! The color of your golf ball is, of course, a personal preference, but on a practical level, there’s no doubt that yellow balls are easier to spot when there’s a dusting of frost on the ground.

Conversely, they might be a little harder to find in strong sunlight during autumn when the semi-rough is adorned with millions of golden leaves, but then, what ball is easy to spot in those conditions? In this guide, we'll be rounding up some of the best yellow balls on the market taking in a variety of different price points and target audiences. But why not also take a look at some of our other golf ball guides, on the best value golf balls, best golf balls for high handicappers and the best goofballs with unique markings. 

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Best Yellow Golf Balls

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Titleist Pro V1 2023 Golf Ball

A sleeve of Titleist Pro V1 golf balls in yellow

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One of the best golf balls in the game

Specifications

Construction: Three-piece
Colors: 2 (White; Yellow)

Reasons to buy

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Excellent tee-to-green performance
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Improved distance, particularly with the mid irons
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Strong ball flight
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Lovely soft feel

Reasons to avoid

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Low spin players may get better performance from the Pro V1x

The Titleist Pro V1 is the most used golf ball on the professional circuit and arguably the biggest equipment franchise the game has ever seen. Now in its 23rd year, it still features in the white and yellow colors, with Titleist’s engineers upgrading the Pro V1 with a high-gradient core. Firmer at the periphery, the new core gets progressively softer towards the center which promotes fast ball speeds and low long game spin. 

In testing, the main stand-out was the mid-iron performance, which delivered a reduction in spin and a little more distance. It’s also a similar story off the tee, as the Pro V1 offered excellent ball speed and distance from a familiarly strong ball flight. The Pro V1 is the slightly lower spinning model of the two (Pro V1x) and, what really impressed us with the standard model was how consistent it was on both the course and on a launch monitor. For us, it’s still the king when it comes to the golf ball market.

Callaway Chrome Soft 2022 Golf Ball

Callaway Chrome Soft yellow golf balls inside their box

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A soft feel golf ball that delivers low spin

Specifications

Construction: Four-piece
Colors: 2 (White; Yellow)

Reasons to buy

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Solid, all-round performance
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Soft feel around the green
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Low spin off the tee

Reasons to avoid

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Drop-off in short game spin versus the X version

The 2022 version of the Chrome Soft is also available in yellow, as well as a Triple Track design. As you would expect the yellow version produces the same performance as the white model, which is very solid indeed. With the driver, we felt it produced a high launch and relatively low spin combination which gave our tester good distance. We also enjoyed the softer feel of the standard Chrome Soft over the X and LS versions which are a touch firmer. 

In conclusion, the Callaway Chrome Soft for 2022 is a good all-around golf ball and one of the best in the entire Callaway range. The stand-out performance elements in our testing were the soft feel in the short game and the low spin but high launch flight off the tee. We should also acknowledge that you can get the X and LS versions of the Chrome Soft in yellow now, too.

TaylorMade 2021 TP5x golf ball

TaylorMade 2021 TP5x golf ball with its packaging

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A tour quality golf ball

Specifications

Construction: Five-piece
Colors: 2 (White; Yellow)

Reasons to buy

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Firmer feel
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Good stability in the wind
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Premium urethane cover

Reasons to avoid

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Only faster swing speeds will get the most out of the TP5x model

One more premium, Tour-level ball we wanted to include here is the TP5x from TaylorMade. A five-piece model that you'll find in the bags of many top professionals on the DP World Tour and the PGA Tour, including the likes of Tommy Fleetwood it got five stars from us in our review

The TP5x is firmer than the TP5 model and is faster, longer and higher-launching in the right hands – namely those of faster swingers. But its new, slightly softer urethane cover provides better wedge-groove grip too for added greenside spin with a lower launch. The ball performed really well in all conditions on test and this hi-visibility yellow version is one of the most vibrantly colored around.

Srixon AD333 Ball

Srixon AD333 Golf balls in yellow

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Great value golf balls that are perfect for all types of players

Specifications

Construction: Two-piece
Colors: 2 (White, Yellow)

Reasons to buy

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Provides excellent distance off the tee and on iron shots
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A decent-value
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Good all-round option