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There are few other things that may affect how far this golf will fly through the air that maybe need to account for in your club selection. Particularly on cold days, there are few things that a golfer can do to change the club selection to account for these factors. If it’s a very cold day and you’ve got a couple of big jumpers on, you wearing your gloves on and you’re struggling to get the clubs swinging through the golf ball correctly. It might be better if you just make a slightly shorter backswing to add a bit more control through the ball and then change your golf club to give you the relevant distance. So you should think about maybe an extra length golf club on a cold day, you add a club to the one that you would normally take and instead of taking seven hit a six for example.

Other things that make a difference is on a cold day the air is a little bit heavier and the golf ball will not actually fly quite so far. A cold golf ball would generally be ten yard less than a warm golf ball. In the middle of summer it might be a better to hit one club less than you are actually hitting in the middle of winter. The other thing to concentrate on is the type of golf ball you play. A softer or a lower compression golf ball will react better when it’s cold rather than when it’s sort of rock hard hundred compression golf balls that can sound a bit tiny when you play it on a cold day, maybe not too bad on a hot weather but in the cold weather it sounds a bit tiny, it vibrates the fingers a little bit more. Just make sure that when you’re playing in the cold weather you are using the conditions, using your clothing and using the type of golf ball that are all adding to the equation of which club you’re actually going to hit and it’s not the same club in the winter as it is in the summer.