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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A:Based on his scoring average, Tiger Woods' handicap is around +1.9. Since the PGA does not calculate specific player handicaps, this is an estimate using his average score and top range slope and course ratings. This means his handicap could be slightly higher or even lower.
A:GolfNow Tampa can be contacted by calling 800-752-9020 between 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. EST seven days a week, as of 2015. It can also be contacted by completing the contact form on its website and clicking Submit.
A:The Clicgear Model 3.5+ golf cart and the CaddyTek EZ-Fold 3 Wheel golf cart are two top-rated golf pull or push carts on Amazon.com. The Clicgear 3.5+ golf cart is highly rated by customers on the Dick’s Sporting Goods website. Both models of golf carts received ratings of over four-out-of-five stars.
A:A uniflex steel shaft is the most commonly sold and used golf club shaft, due to its ability to give average golfers with slow golf swings better results. Uniflex steel shafts also allow beginners and average golfers room to improve by increasing in stiffness as their golf swing speed increases.
A:The Champions Tour Money list identifies the top 100 money earners among the golfers on the Champions Tour. The list also tracks the number of events that the golfers have competed and the number of victories that they have achieved.
A:A full set of golf clubs can include a combination of drivers, woods, irons, specialty irons (also called wedges) and a putter. While it is up to golfers to determine what type of combination of clubs they want, they cannot have more than 14 clubs in a bag.
A:The best Titleist golf ball for senior golfers depends on the individual golfer's swing speed and handicap. Most senior golfers have a slower swing speed and can benefit from the features of either the Titleist Velocity or Titleist NXT Tour S golf ball.
A:For the 2015 season, the top earners on the PGA Tour included Jordan Spieth, Jason Day, Bubba Watson and Rickie Fowler. The top money makers of all time include Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Vijay Singh, Jim Furyk and Ernie Els.
A:TaylorMade irons get great reviews from both professional guides and personal users. Golf Digest added the TaylorMade RSi 1 to their annual equipment guide hot list in 2015. The publication rated the product four stars for innovation and five stars in the categories of performance, demand and feel.
A:There are several jobs besides professional golfer that are invaluable to the operation of a golf course, including golf shop staff, starter, ranger, and cart-and-course maintenance employee. Behind-the-scenes employment opportunities on golf courses include equipment mechanic, locker-room attendant, concessions worker and marketing/promotions professional.
A:In the game of golf, irons with the highest moment of inertia are the most forgiving. A higher moment of inertia prevents the club from twisting when the golfer hits the ball off-center. Manufacturers increase the moment of inertia and forgiveness of the club by creating a greater curvature in the face of the club.
A:To clean golf clubs, soak the heads in soapy water, clean the grooves with a toothbrush, rinse the clubs with a hose, and dry them with a towel. This 30-minute process requires a bucket, water, liquid soap, an old toothbrush, a hose and a towel.