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  • Golf Balls

    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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  • Golf Balls: The Physics Of Golf

    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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  • The Golf Ball During The Renaissance

    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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  • Case Study: The Great Golf Ball Dilemma

    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

    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 Ball: A Short Story

    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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  • Golf Balls Lab Report

    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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  • Summary: How Technology Has Changed Golf

    Changed Golf Introduction The technological advances in golf, including clubs, balls, and course management, have completely changed the way that a golfer goes about their game; however, this is not a downfall to the sport as technology cannot replace skill. Golfing is an all around extremely mental sport but with the new technological of advances of today, it’s taking a little bit of stress of the golfer himself. Even pro golfers will admit, new golf equipment is much more than just a trend…

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  • Most Affordable Golf Equipment

    Golf is a sport that requires great focus and good skills in order to succeed on the field. For you to have decent skills in this sport you need two things. One, you need to practice rigorously. Second, you must have the best possible golf equipment available to you. Having the best golf clubs and equipment does not really mean it will make you into the best golf player, but having the best equipment will certainly help your game. Sub standard or outdated equipment can affect your skills and…

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  • Argumentative Essay: Bow Vs. Rifle

    Keaton Allen Mr. Bergmann Senior English P-3 2 September, 2015 Bow vs. Rifle If you want a challenging and exciting hunt, bow hunting is the way to go! Although hunting by rifle is widely used, studies show that the popularity of bow hunting has grown drastically over recent years. Hunting by bow is safer, has a longer hunting season, and it develops new motor skills. The best way to hunt by far, is by bow. Hunting by bow is safer than hunting by rifle in many aspects. The arrow does not…

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