Creating the Perfect Golf Ball with Chemistry

white-golf-ballThe composition of golf balls has evolved through the years. Two-layered balls, which are inexpensive and popular,  have come a long way.  Polymers combined with natural compounds from rubber have been used to create golf balls that have good distance, high abrasion resistance, and optimal firmness.  Scientists are beginning to research ways to prolong the life of balls after they are exposed to moisture.

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Articles by Jessica Egan.