A golf ball that won't hook or slice? Here's a hint: the idea is behind the 8-ball
“Dimples are cute on women and kids, but not on golf balls.” – Che Guavara
Every once in a while, somebody in golf comes up with an idea so brilliant, so revolutionary, it changes the face of the game forever, and makes you wonder why nobody had thought of it before.
All this time, the technocrats – in a futile and impossible effort to make bad golfers into good golfers – have been concentrating on the clubs.
They also concentrated on the golf ball itself, but it turns out they were going about it in all the wrong ways. They poked and prodded their instruments and gauges INSIDE the ball, when all along they should have looked outside.
Hackers and slicers, I give you the dimple-less golf ball.
Turns out, all they needed was a razor, or whatever it is you use to shave a golf ball.
It’s called the Caesar Golf Ball and it’s embarrassing to look at. You want to turn your head from this naked spectacle.
It looks like son of cue ball. It seems to weight much less than a regular Titleist or Nike, but the makers swear it meets all USGA specs.
“There is a Neanderthal mentality in the industry about clubbing the ball as far as possible,” said the CEO of the company, Vin lee. “Accuracy takes a back seat. With the Caesar, the dimples are gone. So are hooks and slices. In the game of golf, precision counts.”
Which means, they don’t go as far.
“The real game of golf is about placing each shot where you want it, not just trying to rocket it over the highway,” Lee said. “Who cares how far you hit the ball if you can’t find it?”
Actually, it’s a retro idea. Golf balls were once smooth as a baby’s butt. Eventually, it was discovered that dimples help convert spin into lift.
Also, since the balls cost so much more to manufacture, they cost $60 for a half dozen.
Uh-oh, back to the Neanderthal drawing board.
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Had no dimples on the poles, automatically created a straight shot.
Don't believe me, take a crap ball and on the poles scrape the hell out of it, removing the dimples. The crap ball without dimples will eliminate the hook or slice.
$60 a half dozen? Bet they had fun marketing that crap at The Show to people who actually were knowlegable of the game and areo-dymanics.
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