General Ball Info
The 900 Global Infrared is a solid single-colored symmetrical that offers more total hook than any other ball in the Tour Preferred line. Its S62 Solid coverstock is easier to get through the front of the lane than the X, while offering more traction in the oil than both the Drift and Special Ops. It is finished from the factory with a NEAT T pad, which is roughly equivalent to 4000 grit. The Infrared’s medium RG (2.52″) and medium-high differential (0.047″) core design revs up strongest in the middle of the lane. We think this ball can find a home in any bag, as we found it to be extremely versatile. In fact, all three of our testers were able to use it at its box finish across all four of our standard test patterns.
Stroker, Tweener, and Cranker all agreed that our medium pattern offered them their best reactions with the most area. The Infrared didn’t overreact if we bumped it to the dry too early, and it was enough ball to get through the oil on shots that ...