Gallery: A Visit to The Oven, Nike Golf Ball HQ

The Oven at Nike headquarters outside Portland is the epicenter for golf ball research and development.

John Scott Lewinskiby John Scott Lewinski

Nike bakes up key tools for golfers at The Oven – the epicenter for golf ball research and development at the company's headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon.

During a recent media event, golf writers had a chance to tour The Oven to see how Nike golf balls are forged.