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New golf club reduces drag, drives ball farther

New golf club reduces drag, drives ball farther


WITH BOMB TECH GOLF. REPORTER: SOME GOLFERS SAY YOU CAN HEAR A GOOD SWING. IT’S THE SOUND OF SUCCESS FOR TYLER SULLY SULLIVAN. HE CREATED BOMB TECH GOLF CLUBS. THIS IS THE GRENADE GOLF DRIVER. REPORTER: HIS, EXCALUBUR, AS IT WERE. HE SAYS, IN CAPABLE HANDS, THE GRENADE WILL HIT THE BALL FARTHER AND STRAITER THAN OTHER CLUBS. AND WHAT IT DOES IS REDUCES DRAG BY ABOUT 48%, SO THESE CAVITIES WHEN YOU SWING IT, THE WIND FLOW GETS BROKEN UP AND REDUCES DRAG. REPORTER: UVM TOOK ON THE DESIGN AS OPPORTUNITY FOR STUDENTS TO WORK ON A REAL-WORLD PROJECT. THEY DEVELOPED THE TWO-CAVITY DESIGN, NOW HE’S MAKING IT. THE CLUB IS ASSEMBLED IN VERMONT. CUSTOMERS CAN SPECIFY OPTIONS WHEN THEY PLACE ORDERS. AND HE SAYS THEY DON’T CUT ANY CORNERS IN MANUFACTURING. WE ACTUALLY USE ONE PIECE HERE WITH THE HOSEL AND FACE IS SECOND AND WE PLASMA-WELD IT TOGETHER. IT COST TWICE AS MUCH TO DO THAT, BUT YOU GET BETTER SOUND, FEEL, DURABILITY, AND TIGHTER TOLERANCES THAT LEADS TO MORE DISTANCE. REPORTER: THREE YEARS LATER, HE SAYS HIS DRIVERS ARE SELLING, AND HE’S DEVELOPING MORE CLUBS. NOONE KNOWS ABOUT THIS YET, SO THIS IS OUR PROTOTYPE IRONS. REPORTER: AND, HE’S ALREADY GOT A PUTTER OUT. SO WEIGHT PLACEMENTS ARE ON THE OUTSIDE HERE. REPORTER: WHICH HE SAYS HELPS YOU HIT THE BALL STRAIT, EVEN IF IT ISN’T PERFECTLY CENTERED. OFFERING IT LESS THAN MAJOR COMPANIES — I KNOW IT CAN

Comments (2)

  1. Yay Sully! This is my dream golf club #PullThePin

  2. Sully, you missed the putt with your "cant miss" putter.

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