Golf Balls and Dimples

Why do golf balls have dimples?

I heard that it was supposed to make them more aerodynamic, but wouldn't a smooth object go faster than a dimpled one? 

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Hi, this website explains the aerodynamics of the dimples in the golf ball that makes it faster than its smooth counterpart. I hope it helps. Regards.

http://www.coolquiz.com/trivia/explain/docs/golf_balls.asp 

 

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Golf balls have dimples because these dimples maximize the distance golf ball travel. It is known that a dimple balls travel up to four times further than a smooth surfaced ball.

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