All bowls manufacturer's in the UK and Australia make good bowls. There is no real magic bowl for the beginner but there are some tips you should keep in mind when trying to choose a bowl.
Taylor Bowls have a great range of bowls models on offer for a beginner. If you are playing on fast greens you may consider the Blaze as this
bowl is made with a slender diameter that will give a more comfortable fit. It comes as standard with the Premier grip but can be made with the new deeper extreme grip at an extra cost The extreme grip is great for those new to bowls who use the claw grip as it helps with a better grip and improved aim. It is in-between the Vector VS and the Ace with a nice smooth sweep to the jack, it is good for outdoor and indoor surfaces.
Another good bowl for new players is the Taylor Ace. This is the most popular bowl in the Taylor range and by far the best seller in the UK. It is a mid bias bowl and a great all rounder that can be used for all playing surfaces including indoors. There are other bowls in the Taylor range but the Blaze and the Ace are more suitable for beginners.
The Professional model is a good bowl for the newbie to lawn bowls. This bowl is very versatile and can be used outdoors and indoors.,it is a good mid bias bowl, a good all rounder with a nice gradual finish. It comes with good grips and plenty of colours and has been a very popular bowl used by many of the Top players in the world rankings.
The Drakes pride Pro 50 is the same as the Professional but comes with the deeper channel grip that will give more control with your aim. Drakes pride were the first company to offer this deeper grip with the introduction of computer control machines to manufacture the bowls to a very high standard.
The Henselite Tiger Evo bowls is a new bowl that has been developed with the help of Top Players and design team at Henselite headquarters.
This new addition to the Henselite range of bowls is in-between the Tiger and Pro model and gives a great line to the jack. With a good range of colours this is fast becoming a popular bowl with bowlers of all grades. The Evo can be used on any surface so avoiding any further costs for different sets of bowls for different playing surfaces. The Tiger Evo come in a range of colours and sizes from 0 to 5 .This is a great bowl for beginners and can now be bought with the new Mega Grip.