High science or a load of balls?

High science or a load of balls?

For most of my golfing life, I have been blissfully unaware of how to exploit the science and technology imbedded in my equipment and remember clearly when golf balls were individually wrapped and bought in ones and twos – never in dozens – and scratch golfers (like...
Bifurcation is complicated but no big deal

Bifurcation is complicated but no big deal

Almost as soon as Laurie Auchterlonie became the first golfer to win a major championship (U.S. Open) with four rounds in the 70s when using the brand-new to the market tightly-wound, Haskell rubber golf ball that was much longer than the gutta percha, the rules...