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Golf Ball Hitting Steel at 150 Mph
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Golf Ball Hitting Steel at 150 Mph

No one has a swing speed of 150 mph, including Tiger Woods who is just under 130 mph.

The Pro V-1 golf ball by Titleist is actually a three part ball, but you have to have a club head speed of at least 100 mph or more to be able to compress all three stages. If you don't the ball never fully compresses and you don't get the distance out of it that the pro's do.

You will get more distance out of a ball that only has two stages of compression if your swing is not as fast as the Pro's, like the Titleist NG Tour. It is more suited to a slower swing speed and you can compress it upon impact and can hit it further than the Pro V-1 ball.

So the secret is not to buy the most expensive balls out there because you are actually decreasing the distance you can hit the ball, unless your club head speed is over 100 mph. The video shows what a golf ball goes through when hit at 150 mph.