It is no secret that the weather outdoors can directly affect your golf game. Having the
proper driving range equipment is the best way to ensure that you are at your best while
golfing. However, there are many weather factors that you are unable to avoid. If you are used
to golfing all year long you have likely noticed these subtle changes in your golf game as it
pertains to the weather. You may have also noticed these changes if you have golfed while
traveling to different locations with various weather patterns that may be unlike where you
live. It is best to learn how the weather can impact your golf game so that you can plan for it
and accommodate your strategy accordingly. All in all it is important to remember that these
changes only account for a mild change in your game, so try not to let it get into your head.
1. Temperature: Warm air rises making it less dense than cooler air. Thinner air reduces
the drag and therefore increase the driving distance. Less dense air will cause less of a
lift. A lower trajectory reduces slices and hooks.
2. Barometric pressure: Lower barometer readings mean lighter air is present. If you have
never checked the barometric pressure before a golf game now may be the time to start
and notice how it affects the air.
3. Humidity: Drier air is denser meaning more drag, this reduces the distance that it
If you have any questions about weather and your golf game, we suggest making notes on
how you performed in relationship to the weather that day. We also recommend using the
proper driving range equipment to ensure that you perform at the greatest level possible for
your skill level.