Produced briefly in 1933, Faroids
have long ranked among the most desirable golf balls in existence.
concentric ring cover is recognizable from over 10 feet away. They were
designed to be struck a certain way in order to maximize the flight
characteristics provided by their raised concentric ridges, hopefully to
reduce hooks and slices. The pole of each ball is even marked "This End
Up" to remind the
Of course the obvious problem with the ball, even if it performed as
hoped, was the golfer was not allowed to touch their ball through the
green. Consequently he or she was guaranteed only 18 (tee) shots with
the end of the ball positioned properly at impact....
There is some crazing to the original paint, but that is typical for a Faroid—even those that were never used. In real life, however, the crazing is hardly noticeable. Remember the ball as shown is much larger than it is in real life. The Faroid offered here is in outstanding original condition. If it was used, it was only for a few shots.