Infographic of the Day: The Physics of Golf

September 20th, 2014
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Whether you’re an aspiring pro, or a beginning amateur, golfing can be an amazing way to relax and get exercise.

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For many, however, the game can be confusing, or downright frustrating, without lots of practice and insight.  

The Physics of Golf, gives you a whole new look on the game of golf. While many people don’t give more than a few thoughts to a dimpled golf ball, the curious little indentations are there for a reason – a dimpled ball will travel twice as fast as a smooth ball.

And to make that dimpled ball fly, you need a fast swing. This infographic gives you a swing speed/carry distance graph, as well as pro golfer statistics, velocity, force, and how temperature can even have an effect on the ball.

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Science on the Course: The Physics of Golf




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