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    Golf Balls

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    doing my science fair project on “What golf ball travels the furthest”. I decided to do my project on this because there are so many brands of golf balls out there and i was curious to see if all the balls were the same or different. I will be testing some of the top brand golf balls to see which golf ball bounces and travels the furthest. Golf is a game of the Scottish origin, and is one of the most popular sports in the world. Golf has been played by over 24 million people. Golf has become so popular that it has caught the eye of many people and has received world wide television coverage. When the Roman Emperors played a game called “paganica”, which was a bent stick that hit a soft, feathered-stuffed ball called a “feathery”. The “feathery” was a leather sack stuffed with boiled goose feathers. The feathery golf ball was expensive to make and was easily damaged. The soft feather-stuffed ball was about 7 inches in diameter. However by the…

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    The physic of golf is more complex than most people think; from the golf balls they use to the clubs, and even the way they swing the club. The golf swing is one big arc, and when a person swings his arms they accelerate around body. Creating speed this speed is then transferred from the face of the golf club to the ball, which is then launched with its own velocity. This is just the basic of hitting a golf ball many university’s have put a lot of research in to how a golf can maximize hitting…

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    players do not wear protective gear because the chances of getting hit with the ball are low. Mr. Embry’s did not assume a higher risk when he decided to retrieve the ball. Ms. Weiss, the instructor, told Mr. Mitchell that he should alert his playing partners that he had a shanking problem so they should remain behind him while he was hitting the ball. Also, Mitchell did not inform the group that he intended to hit a second ball from a tee box. These rules are there to prevent players from…

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    The Renaissance was a time period where many things were invented. Some things that were invented are the first mechanical clock, the trigger for a gun, oil painting, bell chimes, golf ball, wood engravings, bottled alcohol, and many more. The main invention I am going to talk about is the golf ball. Back in the 1300’s the golf ball was first created. The golf ball is very different now than when it was first invented during the Renaissance. When it was first produced it was obviously made out…

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    Kind of Ball will Bounce the Highest Aim - what are you going to investigate? To investigate which of the four balls; golf ball, ping-pong ball, tennis ball and rubber ball will bounce the highest after being dropped from either a 100 cm or 50 cm height. Hypothesis - what do you think will happen? A generalisation that links the independent and dependent variables (you may use and IF THEN statement. Compared to 50 cm, when any of the balls is dropped from 100 cm it will bounce…

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    The Great Golf Ball Dilemma- Will *All calculations are rounded* This maths investigation explored the best way to package six golf balls and to recommend to the manager of a sports manufacturing company Supreme Sports. The task was to test two designs, a cylindrical box and a rectangular box, under the criteria of wasting minimal space and also the least cost the company. This testing would occur by using the knowledge of surface area and volume using formulas to find out the mathematical…

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    Golf Ball Experiment

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    floats, the golf ball in a salt solution. Flinking occurs when the object is neither sinking or floating, it appears as if it is suspended in the middle of the solution. To flink an object, the object’s density has to have the same as the density of the solution that it is placed into. To achieve the same density of both the salt solution and golf ball, manipulation of the density of the salt solution had to be done. “When salt is added and dissolved in water, it breaks down into ions that are…

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    Golf Balls Lab Report

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    mechanics for quite some time as to why golf balls are designed with dimples. In the 1800’s it was discovered that a ball with scuffs in it flew through the air more consistently than a smooth golf ball.6 Manufacturers started incorporating patterns to golf balls to try and find which gave a more stable and reliable flight pattern. In the 1900’s it was determined that the strategic placement of indentations maximizes lift while minimizing drag, thus leading to the modern day design of a golf…

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    Golf Ball: A Short Story

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    doorbell rang. “DJ it is one of your friends. Can you answer it please?” said my mom. I opened the door and there stood Rowdi and Sam, my neighborhood friends. “You want to come hit golf balls at my house?” asked Sam. “Sure” I replied with enthusiasm. “Just let me get my shoes on” I explained to Sam. As we walked down the street towards Sam’s house, the day felt pretty normal. “I can’t find the clubs or the balls. I will have to go ask my dad.” Sam said sadly. As Rowdi and I waited, and…

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    How To Play Golf

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    Over the past 5 weeks I have taught myself to play and practice golf to a decent capability. I have done this by researching the skills and techniques on how to drive a rubber golf ball 60 to 100m, which I have achieved. I have applied knowledge from biomechanics, anatomy and sport psychology. A big part of helping me to achieve this unit was the the goal setting and visualisation aspect of sport physiology. This helped me from the start to see what I wanted to achieve as I strived to reach my…

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