Science of Golf: Potential and Kinetic Power



Every swing could also be distinctive, however all of them require potential and kinetic power to get the ball transferring. USGA gear researchers inform how power, and its switch, makes every golf shot attainable. Go to www.NBCLearn.com for extra.

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  1. A 1 pound weight situated 8 feet above the ground will have twice the potential energy of the same weight situated 4 feet above the ground. . That's why the vast majority of long drive competitors are 2 planers. They position the hands and club way above the head at the top of the backswing. That gives them a free energy boost thanks to gravity. Gravity will increase the speed of a free falling object 32 feet per second EVERY second ! So now you know why Nicklaus said he likes to feel he is "reaching for the sky" on his backswing.

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