By ED TRAVIS
Staff member Tiger Woods helped Bridgestone develop the new Tour B Series for 2024: Tour B X, Tour B XS 105+ mph and Tour B RX, Tour B RXS under 105 mph.
Fast Facts Bridgestone Tour B Series Golf Balls
Urethane cover with impact modifiers
White or yellow
At retail Feb. 16
$49.99 per dozen
AS was the case in the 2022 series of Tour B balls they four are divided between usage by high-speed swing speed players and more modest swingers. The cover of urethane again employs some sophisticated “impact modifiers”—remember Bridgestone is a rubber tire company—and the second version used in the new models is called Reactive IQ.
The ball mid-layer or mantle was also made denser for better energy transfer to the ball.
Woods role in the Tour B series centered on the Tour B X which he switched to from the XS after several fittings with Bridgestone engineers. the XS model due to ongoing sessions with Bridgestone ball fitters. He played a version of the XS model for close to 20 years even prior to signing with Bridgestone since the Nike brand ball he used was made by Bridgestone.