Manufacturers soon began designing, making, and selling various types of golf
balls with various dimple patterns to improve the length, trajectory, spin, and ...
The dimples, paradoxically, do increase drag slightly. ... Magnus lift is present
because a driven golf ball has backspin. ... Steve Haake, "Physics and Golf?
Jun 21, 2007 ... By 1905, golf balls were being manufactured with dimples, as they have ....
University of Adelaide physics experts believe the new soccer ball ...
are "craters" in the surface of a golf ball
are aerodynamic devices and changing the shape and depth of individual dimples
(or the overall dimple
pattern) has an effect on the flight of the ball
. Generally, the depth of the dimples
is inversely propor... More »
A smooth golf ball hit by a professional golfer would travel only about half as far
as ... The lift and drag forces on a golf ball are very sensitive to dimple depth: a
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Why does a golf ball have dimples on its surface? - jack. RGHS, Bastian, VA
24314. A: Very good question, and one that has kept golf experts and people
Jan 31, 2013 ... golf-ball-dimples-1004-02 ... The dimples in golf balls create turbulence, or mixed
airflow, which, ... Twisted Physics: 7 Mind-Blowing Findings.
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Feb 9, 2011 ... Why do dimpled golf balls fly farther & straighter? ... Physics of Life - The
Reynolds Number and Flow Around Objects - Duration: 10:57. ESFTV ...
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Aug 26, 2008 ... This is a fast, non-technical explanation of the basic aerodynamics of modern golf
balls, for those who wonder why golf balls have dimples.