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NEWS: USGA’s Davis Says ‘Variable-Distance Golf Ball’ Could Be in Future Plans View More
Shinnecock Hills will play 2,000 yards longer at next year's U.S. Open than it did in 1896. Photo Credit: Action Images / Brandon Malone

NEWS: USGA’s Davis Says ‘Variable-Distance Golf Ball’ Could Be in Future Plans

Imagine if golf balls were tailored specifically to golfers and courses. A scratch player could use a ball that goes shorter and could play with others of lesser ability from closer tees. Courses that are now considered short for the pros could be preserved instead of lengthened and altered. This…