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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 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 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 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 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 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Q: What is Tiger Woods' golf handicap?

    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.
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  • Q: Does the LPGA show the latest scores of its games?

    A: The official LPGA website features live scoring of all tour events in-progress, with a time stamp of the most recent update. Selecting the Tournaments link from the home page displays the current tournament and leader board, official tournament site and course map links.
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  • Q: What is required for registering and activating a new SkyCaddie?

    A: To register a new SkyCaddie device, users will need a USB cable, the product itself and the product's electronic serial number (ESN) or access code. Registration can be completed on the SkyGolf website.
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  • What is the prize money breakdown for the 2015 U.S. Open Golf Tournament?

    Q: What is the prize money breakdown for the 2015 U.S. Open Golf Tournament?

    A: Jordan Spieth won the 2015 U.S. Open Golf Tournament earning $1.8 million, while Louis Oosthuizen and Dustin Johnson tied for second and earned approximately $877,000. Adam Scott, Cameron Smith and Branden Grace tied for fourth earning just over $407,000, while last place finisher Chris Kirk won just over $21,000.
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  • What's an average golf score for an amateur?

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    A: The National Golf Association reports that 45 percent of golfers make over 100 strokes per round. Each stroke is a point; therefore, a large percentage of golfers have an average score of 100. A beginning golfer should aim for a score of 90 in his first year of playing golf.
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  • Q: What information is on a Club Car golf cart wiring diagram?

    A: The wiring diagrams for Club Car golf carts show a lot of different information, such as the complete wiring assembly and battery wires. These diagrams also show the different parts that make up the battery and charger parts on vintage Club Car golf carts.
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  • Q: How do you clean golf clubs?

    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.
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  • Q: What is the longest hole on the PGA tour?

    A: As of 2015, the longest hole in PGA Tour history was the 670-yard 16th hole on the Lake Course of the Olympic Club in San Francisco. This record distance was established during the 2012 U.S. Open; the par-70 course measured a total of 7,170 yards.
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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: Are the reviews of TaylorMade irons generally positive?

    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.
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  • Q: Do Edwin Watts golf clubs get positive reviews?

    A: As of 2016, reviews for Edwin Watts golf clubs are generally positive. Reviewers on the Edwin Watts official site recommend many of the models because of their durability, adjustability and high quality.
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  • Q: Where can someona watch golf live?

    A: To watch golf live, one of the best online sources is the PGAtour.com website. Another reliable source is GolfLiveChannel.com. The live streams are available on these websites when a live match is in progress.
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  • Q: How many clubs are in a golf bag?

    A: The U.S. Golf Association rulebook stipulates that golfers may have no more than 14 golf clubs in a bag for a round of sanctioned golf. Golf club sets typically have 12 common clubs.
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