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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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  • 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 are the four majors in golf?

    Q: What are the four majors in golf?

    A: The four majors in men's golf in the order in which they are played each year are the Master's, the U.S. Open, the British Open (or the Open Championship) and the PGA Championship. Winning all four of these tournaments in a single year constitutes winning the Grand Slam of Golf.
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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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  • How do you clean a golf club grip?

    Q: How do you clean a golf club grip?

    A: A clean golf club grip ensures the proper feel in a golfer's hands and keeps a club looking good. Multiple cleaning techniques exist, but some are simpler and less time-consuming, according to About.com.
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  • What golf balls travel the farthest?

    Q: What golf balls travel the farthest?

    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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  • 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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  • How much money does Tiger Woods have?

    Q: How much money does Tiger Woods have?

    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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  • What is Tiger Woods' longest drive?

    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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  • Q: What companies replace the grips on golf clubs?

    A: The national chain Golfsmith offers a regrip service. As of December 2015, the service costs $2.99 per club, not including the price of the replacement grip. Some local golf shops also offer regripping services and can be found by using the National Yellow Pages to find golf club repair.
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  • Q: What is the compression rating for Titleist Pro V1 golf balls?

    A: The compression measurement for the 2015 model of Titleist's Pro V1 golf ball ranges from approximately 88 to 90, which gives the ball a compression rating of High. Compression is a calculation of how much a ball compresses against the club at impact and is expressed as a simple number.
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  • Q: What are some examples of golf humor?

    A: Some examples of golf humor include a joke about missing a wife's funeral for a game of golf and a joke about a man playing golf while on vacation in Ireland. Another example of golf humor focuses on the achievement of hitting the ball so far that it's necessary to get in the cart in order to travel to it.
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  • Q: What are the 10 best golf irons?

    A: The top average-level clubs for 2015 are the Callaway Apex, Callaway XR, Cleveland CG Black CB, Cobra Fly-Z and Mizuno JPX-850, as listed by Golf Digest. These gold-rated category of game-improvement irons is rounded out by Mizuno JPX-850 Forged, Mizuno MP-H5, Nike Vapor Speed, Ping G30, TaylorMade RSi1 and Titleist AP1.
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  • Q: Who invented golf?

    A: The modern day game of golf was developed in Edinburgh, Scotland, in the mid-1700s. The first recorded rules were set by the Gentleman Golfers of Edinburgh in 1744. An earlier version of the game, played with rocks and sticks, can be traced back to the 1400s. .
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  • Do golf carts have serial numbers?

    Q: Do golf carts have serial numbers?

    A: Every golf cart is issued a serial number. These serial numbers make it possible to find replacement parts and match accessories to a specific model golf cart for a perfect fit.
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  • Who are some of the top earners in the LPGA?

    Q: Who are some of the top earners in the LPGA?

    A: Some of the top earners of the 2014 LPGA Tour included Stacy Lewis, Inbee Park and Lydia Ko. At the completion of the first 11 tour events, each of the trio also remained among the top five money leaders for the 2015 season.
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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: How does Stableford scoring work?

    A: Stableford scoring is an alternative system for scoring games of golf that awards points on a sliding scale based upon the number of strokes players use to complete each hole in a round. The winner of a round in Stableford games is the golfer with the highest score.
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  • Q: What are some of the most popular golf courses in America?

    A: As of 2015, some of the most popular golf courses in America include Augusta National Golf Club, Pine Valley Golf Club, Pebble Beach Golf Links and Shinnecock Hills Golf Club. Other popular golf courses include Oakmont Country Club and Winged Foot Golf Club.
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  • Q: Which golf ball is the best for women?

    A: When Ladies' Golf Today tested several ladies' golf balls in 2011, the Callaway Solaire and Srixon Soft Feel Lady both received unanimous praise for feel and performance. Wilson Staff DX2 Soft Women's, Precept Lady iQ Plus and Pinnacle Ribbon were also popular.
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  • What is the best golf ball for seniors?

    Q: What is the best golf ball for seniors?

    A: The best golf ball for senior golfers varies based on the skill level of the senior and what he desires in a golf ball. A premium golf ball, such as the Pro V1, is a high-quality ball, but it requires a high swing speed.
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  • Q: What are some facts about the 2015 US Open golf tournament?

    A: Facts about the 2015 U.S. Open golf tournament include that it is a par 70 course, there are 156 players in the tournament and Martian Kaymer is the defending champion from 2014. The 2015 U.S. Open golf tournament was held at Chambers Bay golf course. The course is located along the Puget Sound in Oregon on what used to be a mining site.
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