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According to the United States Golf Association, the official weight of a golf ball should not exceed 1.620 ounces, or 45.93 grams. The ball's diameter should not be less than 1.680 inches, or 42.67 millimeters.

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    Q: What is Tiger Woods' longest drive?

    A: The longest drive ever recorded by Tiger Woods during official competition was 425 yards. The shot occurred during the 2008 Mercedes Championship at Kapalua Resort in Hawaii.
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  • What is the size of a golf ball?

    Q: What is the size of a golf ball?

    A: Official golf balls measure 1.68 inches in diameter and weigh 1.62 ounces. Golf balls must also be spherically symmetrical and meet construction and performance specifications.
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  • What golf balls travel the farthest?

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    A: While every golf ball manufacturer claims to have the best ball for distance, none are guaranteed to travel farther than others. With different compressions, it is possible that some may travel greater distances at certain temperatures and humidity levels, though swing technique is most important for maximum distance.
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  • How do you clean a golf club grip?

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    A: As of 2014, golf great Tiger Woods has an estimated net worth of $500 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. He is the second wealthiest African American, behind Oprah Winfrey, and is one of the highest-paid athletes in the world.
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  • How much does a golf ball weigh?

    Q: How much does a golf ball weigh?

    A: According to the United States Golf Association, the official weight of a golf ball should not exceed 1.620 ounces, or 45.93 grams. The ball's diameter should not be less than 1.680 inches, or 42.67 millimeters.
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  • What is a proper golf stance?

    Q: What is a proper golf stance?

    A: A proper golf stance is the setup a golfer takes over the golf ball before the swing to ensure proper alignment and positioning. The alignment of the golfer's body should be parallel to the target line with his weight balanced on the balls of his feet.
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  • Q: What are some things to do at the WillowCreek Golf Club?

    A: At the Willowcreek Golf Club, things to do include golfing, practicing at the full driving range and practice par three holes, shopping in the pro shop, dining at Gabe’s Grille, and participating in a league. The golf club also hosts events and tournaments. Children age 12 and under can golf on “The Chipper” course for kids.
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  • Q: What are golf club loft tables?

    A: A golf club loft table is a chart that correlates a specific golf club with its measurement of "loft," the angle of the face of the club relative to the vertical plane supporting the golf ball. Loft dictates the arc, height and trajectory the ball travels once hit.
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  • Q: What are the basic rules of golf?

    A: The goal of golf is to hit the ball into each hole with as few strokes as possible; the basic rules of golf state that players must count each time they strike the ball and can't alter the course of play. Players generally must strike the ball where it lands.
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  • Q: Which super game improvement iron golf clubs are considered the best?

    A: For either avid or casual golfers, the best 2014 super game improvement irons are Adams' Idea, Cobra Baffler XL, Mizuno JPX-EZ and Ping Karsten, according to the golf magazine Golf Digest. Adams' Idea, which came first in the publication's reviews, is a set of eight graphite clubs that includes a 28-degree six-iron and 44-degree pitching wedge.
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  • Q: What is a golf club swing speed chart?

    A: A golf club swing speed chart measures a golfer's average swing speed as well as his highest and lowest swing speeds over the course of one or more games. Individuals can use these charts to compare player performances or to measure their own golf performances.
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  • Q: Where is Merion Golf Club?

    A: Merion Golf Course is located just outside of Ardmore, Pa. The exact address is 450 Ardmore Avenue in Ardmore just off of Route 30 in Haverford Township in Delaware County, and it is easily accessible from locations like New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and other locations in Pennsylvania.
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  • Q: Can walker caddy patterns be purchased in a store?

    A: The Hancock Fabrics store sells the Kwik Sew wheelchair and walker carryall and carrier bag pattern. Additionally, Amazon.com offers the Simplicity Pattern 2300 adult walker accessories that includes patterns for five styles of walker caddies, as of 2016.
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  • Q: How many dimples are on a golf ball?

    A: The amount of dimples varies from 252 to 500 per golf ball, with the optimum number being defined at 350 to 450 per ball. The dimples on a golf ball reduce the amount of drag and accentuate the lift, adding around 115 percent distance per shot.
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  • Q: What are some common golf terms?

    A: Backswing, birdie, bogey, fade and slice are some common golf terms. Golf has a long list of common terms that are unique to the sport and describe the scoring, course layout, a particular type of shot and many other nuances.
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  • Q: What is the average distance for each golf club?

    A: A wide variety exists between the average distances that can be expected from each golf club, as well as between individual golfers. According to About.com, owing to superior upper body strength, men tend to drive further than women with the same club, and each individual can vary in driving distance over time with conditioning and experience. A set of clubs, however, delivers drive of anywhere between 40 and 200 yards.
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  • Q: What are some golf courses near Mesquite, Nevada?

    A: Some golf courses near Mesquite, Nevada, include the CasaBlanca Golf Club and Conestoga Golf Course. Both are located inside the Mesquite city limits.
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  • Q: When was golf invented?

    A: The exact origin of golf is not clear, but it is thought to have first been played in the 14th or 15th century A.D. in Scotland. It may have evolved from the Dutch "kolf," a somewhat similar game played on frozen canals.
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  • What does a golf club membership typically include?

    Q: What does a golf club membership typically include?

    A: A typical individual membership for a private golf club includes unlimited access to the golf course, dining room and practice facilities while charging a monthly food and beverage minimum. A typical semi-private golf club offers individual members unlimited access to the golf course coinciding with a preferred schedule.
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