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PostSubject: Distance vs loft   Fri Sep 30, 2011 2:53 pm

To those who is good at mathematics... help me out here.

I was wondering, what is the increase in distance with every degree increase in the loft of your clubs assuming swing speed is the same for every club.
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PostSubject: Re: Distance vs loft   Fri Sep 30, 2011 2:57 pm

sweet spot or no sweet spot?
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PostSubject: Re: Distance vs loft   Fri Sep 30, 2011 3:01 pm

i think there is and equation in physics for the launch of projectile at fixed speed.

something like some sine launch angle and what.. but there is no backspin in the formula..
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PostSubject: Re: Distance vs loft   Fri Sep 30, 2011 3:02 pm

Assuming tio sweet spot first.... 'cos i have encounter several events that when i top the ball, it will still go the same distance...
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PostSubject: Re: Distance vs loft   Fri Sep 30, 2011 3:07 pm

Mine is about 10m.

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PostSubject: Re: Distance vs loft   Fri Sep 30, 2011 3:08 pm

mizzy wrote:
i think there is and equation in physics for the launch of projectile at fixed speed.

something like some sine launch angle and what.. but there is no backspin in the formula..

I think there will be a day when someone is going to invent to take into account of every factor possible in order to tell you what club to use...

It will take into account of your swing speed (sweet spot), wind speed and direction, back spin etc.... that's the time where range finder will go obsolete.
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PostSubject: Re: Distance vs loft   Fri Sep 30, 2011 3:09 pm

even in theory, there would be some assumptions that must be kept constant, else this question has no value.

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PostSubject: Re: Distance vs loft   Fri Sep 30, 2011 3:09 pm

eiji wrote:
even in theory, there would be some assumptions that must be kept constant, else this question has no value.

I agree.. if you suck, you suck. That's the constant part.

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PostSubject: Re: Distance vs loft   Fri Sep 30, 2011 3:11 pm

i assume the gravitational constant is constant. lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Distance vs loft   Fri Sep 30, 2011 3:11 pm

Technospaz wrote:
Mine is about 10m.

You're referring to distant increase in each club right?
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PostSubject: Re: Distance vs loft   Fri Sep 30, 2011 3:12 pm

CoRN wrote:
Technospaz wrote:
Mine is about 10m.

You're referring to distant increase in each club right?

No you are wrong Corn. His is 10m from Pin... What a Face
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PostSubject: Re: Distance vs loft   Fri Sep 30, 2011 3:15 pm

eiji wrote:
even in theory, there would be some assumptions that must be kept constant, else this question has no value.

Agree...

I tried to compute myself and found out that every degree increase will reduce my distance by 2.94 meter. So, I think what TS conclusion of 10m each club is quite accurate considering every club has a loft difference of 3-4 degree.
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PostSubject: Re: Distance vs loft   Fri Sep 30, 2011 3:16 pm

blee2007 wrote:
CoRN wrote:
Technospaz wrote:
Mine is about 10m.

You're referring to distant increase in each club right?

No you are wrong Corn. His is 10m from Pin... What a Face

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PostSubject: Re: Distance vs loft   Fri Sep 30, 2011 3:17 pm

CoRN wrote:
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Mine is about 10m.

You're referring to distant increase in each club right?

Yup.

And, Blee... 10m from the pin sucks.

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PostSubject: Re: Distance vs loft   Fri Sep 30, 2011 3:20 pm

TS, I will take 10m from pin anytime... Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Distance vs loft   Fri Sep 30, 2011 3:21 pm

CoRN wrote:
eiji wrote:
even in theory, there would be some assumptions that must be kept constant, else this question has no value.

Agree...

I tried to compute myself and found out that every degree increase will reduce my distance by 2.94 meter. So, I think what TS conclusion of 10m each club is quite accurate considering every club has a loft difference of 3-4 degree.

which is what every club fitter tries to fit the yardage gap for most golfers.
too big a gap and you have a hole in the club choice.
too small a gap and there is no difference to club choice.
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PostSubject: Re: Distance vs loft   Fri Sep 30, 2011 3:23 pm

CoRN wrote:
To those who is good at mathematics... help me out here.

I was wondering, what is the increase in distance with every degree increase in the loft of your clubs assuming swing speed is the same for every club.

How can the swing speed be the same for every club?
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PostSubject: Re: Distance vs loft   Fri Sep 30, 2011 3:23 pm

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TS, I will take 10m from pin anytime... Very Happy

ok so sunday betting.. no 5 and 7 wood. everytime your ball reac the green, if less than 10 meter from the pin, ball will be moved to 10m from pin. ROFL
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PostSubject: Re: Distance vs loft   Fri Sep 30, 2011 3:24 pm

mizzy wrote:
CoRN wrote:
eiji wrote:
even in theory, there would be some assumptions that must be kept constant, else this question has no value.

Agree...

I tried to compute myself and found out that every degree increase will reduce my distance by 2.94 meter. So, I think what TS conclusion of 10m each club is quite accurate considering every club has a loft difference of 3-4 degree.

which is what every club fitter tries to fit the yardage gap for most golfers.
too big a gap and you have a hole in the club choice.
too small a gap and there is no difference to club choice.

The reason i posted this question is to find out if my computation is consistent to most of the ppl...

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PostSubject: Re: Distance vs loft   Fri Sep 30, 2011 3:25 pm

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CoRN wrote:
To those who is good at mathematics... help me out here.

I was wondering, what is the increase in distance with every degree increase in the loft of your clubs assuming swing speed is the same for every club.

How can the swing speed be the same for every club?

Assuming lah...
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PostSubject: Re: Distance vs loft   Fri Sep 30, 2011 3:27 pm

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TS, I will take 10m from pin anytime... Very Happy

When you putt?

When you chip?

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PostSubject: Re: Distance vs loft   Fri Sep 30, 2011 3:29 pm

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blee2007 wrote:
TS, I will take 10m from pin anytime... Very Happy

When you putt?

When you chip?

if he doesn't get it in the hole, the ball will be moved back to 10 meters.. ROFL
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PostSubject: Re: Distance vs loft   Fri Sep 30, 2011 3:41 pm

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CoRN wrote:
To those who is good at mathematics... help me out here.

I was wondering, what is the increase in distance with every degree increase in the loft of your clubs assuming swing speed is the same for every club.

How can the swing speed be the same for every club?

Assuming lah...

Swing speed the same for every club is unheard off!! I swing my driver 110+ and 6I 90+ and even if I tried to match the swing speeds it'd be impossible for me!

But ya, 10m distance gaps FOR IRONS is fairly standard, and a decent guesstimate! Woods, and wedges, for me at least, are a different ball game though!
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PostSubject: Re: Distance vs loft   Fri Sep 30, 2011 3:47 pm

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The reason i posted this question is to find out if my computation is consistent to most of the ppl...

By the way having consistent distance gaps is one thing ... but do you hit your distances consistently (sweet spot hits)? I am currently hitting my irons fairly straight but getting the distances spot on is an entirely different story .. wondering if you (a fellow fast tempo swinger) have been overcome this rather frustrating problem!!!?
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PostSubject: Re: Distance vs loft   Fri Sep 30, 2011 3:49 pm

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CoR N wrote:
To those who is good at mathematics... help me out here.

I was wondering, what is the increase in distance with every degree increase in the loft of your clubs assuming swing speed is the same for every club.

How can the swing speed be the same for every club?

Assuming lah...

Swing speed the same for every club is unheard off!! I swing my driver 110+ and 6I 90+ and even if I tried to match the swing speeds it'd be impossible for me!

But ya, 10m distance gaps FOR IRONS is fairly standard, and a decent guesstimate! Woods, and wedges, for me at least, are a different ball game though!

Aiya... Of cos! I forgot to mention for irons only. Driver is a different species man. Cannot compare.
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