Golfers warned they could go deaf from sonic boom from modern clubs

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THE SOUND AND THE FURY?
 
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Jan. 5, 2009: Being caught in a thunderstorm or hit by a ball ought to be the only real dangers in a round of golf. But players of this most relaxing of games are being warned they are at serious risk of shattering their eardrums when they tee off. Modern titanium clubs create a 'sonic boom' when they connect with the ball, say scientists.
 
Full story courtesy the Daily Mail
 
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