How Hard Can You Hit A Golf Ball Before It Explodes?

Destin Sandlin of the YouTube Channel SmarterEveryDay isn’t the best golfer in the world, but he is an uber-smart guy with a curious mind and a penchant for making awesome videos.

In an era when golf balls are being hit at unconscionable speeds, Sandlin, along with his friend and fellow scientist Mark Rober — they of rocket-powered golf club fame around here — decided to see just how hard you can hit a golf ball without it exploding out of its cover.

Former NASA Engineer Creates Rocket-Powered Golf Club

Using a pressurized vacuum cannon, Sandlin and Rober fired golf balls at upwards of 500 miles per hour at an anvil and created some pretty awesome results.

Check it out.


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