Although Golf is a fairly democratic sport, it has its own regulations, including a number of rules and requirements. And not many players, deftly and strongly hitting the ball, think about the fact that the seemingly extremely simple Golf ball is made in accordance with well-established standards that determine its characteristics and behavior in the game.
EVOLUTION OF THE GOLF BALL
The first balls, which appeared in the distant XIV century, were made of wood. And only three centuries later they were replaced by leather bags filled with a feather.
The next stage of development of this key subject of Golf was the invention in the XIX century of balls, which were made from the frozen Sapodilla juice — a tree growing in Malaysia. Continue reading