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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: 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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    A: As of 2015, the top active PGA money leaders are Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Vijay Singh, Jim Furyk and Ernie Els, according to information provided by ESPN. With at least $109,612,414 in earnings as of January 2015, Woods is the first $100 million golfer in PGA history.
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    A: Adams Tight Lies/Tight Lies Ti, Callaway Big Bertha Alpha 815, Callaway XR/XR Pro, Mizuno JPX 850 and Ping G30 are all top fairway woods, according to GolfDigest Magazine's 2015 Hot List. The TaylorMade R15/R15 TP and Titleist 915F/915Fd also received a gold rating.
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    A: Many companies manufacture golf balls for players with slower swing speeds such as Callaway, Bridgestone and Titleist. The manufacturers claim that these golf balls optimize distance and feel for players with slower swing speeds.
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  • Q: What brands of golf cart batteries does Sam's Club carry?

    A: As of September 2015, Sam's Club carries Duracell and Energizer golf cart batteries. These batteries are for various group sizes, and they are only available in certain states.
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  • Is a graphite or steel shaft best for golf?

    Q: Is a graphite or steel shaft best for golf?

    A: The choice of a graphite or steel shaft depends on the player's swing and personal preference. Because graphite is much lighter than steel, graphite shafts tend to impart an extra 2 to 4 miles per hour to a swing, translating to an extra 6 to 12 yards.
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  • Q: What is the longest golf ball?

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  • Q: Do Wedgewood golf clubs get good reviews?

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