I started bowling when I was 5, both my parents bowled so I was always hanging out in the bowling centers and decided I wanted to start bowling leagues too. The reason I love Hammer? If you've ever thrown a Hammer you already know the answer, they roll great!!! And the hitting power is off the charts!!! I own and operate a pro shop in Colorado Springs and Hammer is the #1 selling brand in my shop. I have several customers that throw nothing but Hammer, they are true Hammer Heads and everyone of them agree, NOTHING HITS LIKE A HAMMER!!!!