How much of a difference does modern technology make in terms of how far you can hit a golf ball? Well, the below video isn't the most scientific experiment, but it is revealing. Check out the numerical difference between a golfer using a wooden driver and balata golf ball compared to a modern driver and Pro V1.
A Trackman comparison between a persimmon wood/balata ball and a modern driver/Pro Vpic.twitter.com/rOFU0rx3ZJ— Jonathan Yarwood (@JonathanYarwood) May 7, 2018
And if you really want to have some fun (?), go down the rabbit hole that is the Twitter replies.