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Science of Golf Clubs

January 20, 2009

Author: Colleen Elliott, Seth Carter, Mitch Pettigrew, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Material Advantage Chapter

Publication history: Accepted from the Fall 2008 Materials Radio podcast contest (sponsored by the ASM K-12 Education Subcommittee)

Golf is not just a past-time, it is a subject of science and technology. Golfing has come a long way from the early days of hitting stones into rabbit holes. Researchers today are still trying to find new materials and machining processes to enable hitting a golf ball a few extra yards.

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