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Question on Irons:

How much of a difference in ball traveling distance is there between very cold weather and very hot weather?

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That's a great question. I know that cold weather is more dense and does in fact create more drag on the ball causing you to lose distance. I read once that golf balls were manufactured with 70 degrees in mind. But then again Golf.com says 80 degrees is the optimum temperature. I have also read information that says you lose a yard for every so many degrees drop and such. I don't know if there's been any scientific data gathered so just know that you will hit the ball shorter and might need to hit at least one more club.

Thanks for the question and let me know if you have any others.

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