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Why do golfers throw up grass to test the wind? Doesn't the speed of the swing counter most breezes?

Initially the ball does come off the face of the club with a lot of speed, however, once it gets up in the air the wind definitely has an effect. Some winds are strong enough to change the club by 3 or 4 clubs! I always test the wind even on moderate days. Don't forget about the greens as the wind can affect your putts as well!

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