20 Oct '11, 11am

Millions of Golf Balls Ended Up Here

Millions of Golf Balls Ended Up Here

Photo: Flickr/Legoliner✈Pilot There’s nothing quite like a game of golf. Spend the afternoon soaking up the outdoors, getting some exercise and hoping for that one good hit. But as all golf-lovers know, the sport can get expensive. Enter Golf Ball Planet , an online retailer that collects recycled golf balls, refurbishes them and sells them for huge discounts. The company has rescued millions of golf balls from the landfill since it was established 20 years ago. So, does Golf Ball Planet have an army of staff scouring your local golf course for forgotten balls? Well, not exactly. It accepts golf balls that players and outdoor enthusiasts recover from courses and surrounding areas and cleans them up to be sold on the cheap. SEE: 5 Odd Recyclable Plastics Those of you that may be wary about using recycled balls can rest easy. The company tests used balls to make sure they ar...

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