Conforming Golf balls

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jim8flog

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Lillyhawk's thread made me read through the Equipment rules for golf.

I had not realised that key elements in the old rules have gone a a major new one added

There is no longer on a limit to dimples numbers.

In addition, the design of the golf ball may not include parts or components that move with respect to each other

So the original concept of the multilayer ball (Top Flite Strata) whereby the outer layer slips and the mantle stays still is not allowed. This made me question the latest version of the Prov1 which appears to have a mantle layer.
 

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Lillyhawk's thread made me read through the Equipment rules for golf.

I had not realised that key elements in the old rules have gone a a major new one added

There is no longer on a limit to dimples numbers.

In addition, the design of the golf ball may not include parts or components that move with respect to each other

So the original concept of the multilayer ball (Top Flite Strata) whereby the outer layer slips and the mantle stays still is not allowed. This made me question the latest version of the Prov1 which appears to have a mantle layer.
Have you ever tried counting the dimples? It's harder than you think.
 
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