The Physics of Golf Infographic

Anyone who plays, or even just watches, the game of golf knows that there is a lot more to it than just hitting a little ball with a big stick. It’s a complex game in many ways but did you ever realize how much of a role physics plays in the outcome of every stroke you hit?

This infographic breaks down the basics of the science behind golf, from the valid scientific reasons that golf balls have dimples to the effects of the weather on your swing. Give it a read and then the next time you hit the links impress your golfing partners with a few tidbits of scientific golfing trivia and the physics of golf.