Effect of tail wind on drives

Ever wonder how tail wind can affect your distance? ¬†Assuming that you are driving the ball with a ball speed of 138 mph (a typical golfer with 94 mph swing speed), launching the ball at 16 degree, 2500 rpm back spin. ¬†Environment wise, playing at most Singapore course which is sea level, temperature of 31 deg and typical relative humidity of 70%. ¬†Here’s how tail wind can affect your distance.

Tail Wind (mph) 2 4 6 8 10
Carry (m) 217.2 221.1 224.4 227.1 229.3
Total (m) 238.3 246.3 255.1 262.4 269.4

Next time take this into consideration to lay up for your second shot…

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