What is Top Weight?
Top Weight – The amount of imbalance placed in the bowling ball to offset the removal of weight from the gripping holes. Average top weight ranges from 2-4 oz.
Example #1: Balls with 2 oz or less top weight will get the ball into a slightly earlier roll.
Example #2 Balls with 2 oz or more top weight will give the ball slightly more length than the ball in example 1.