Golf ball launcher/ spud rifle long range

A golf ball will traver about 3X farther than a smoth round object .  This brings a spud/rifle to a whole new level.. Golf balls now come with 350 to 450 dimples to disrupt the lamar flow and decrease drag.  The ?? test guys did this to a car and got 10% better gas-milage on their first try.
 I've thought about this for a longtime now .., I need some help tho,.or I wont ever get to It.
 There is a recient article here on a hi power or long range spud rifle that looked good for a launcher, but it mite now be strong enuf for a 45 grain ball?
Some ball did come with just a band of dimples so the ball would stabllise in flight and not climb or divert from the spin all golf clubs have built into their faces 7degrees?  I believe they were outlawed since they would be more accurate on drives.  It mite be good for this launcher tho?
  Thanx 

Goodhart7 years ago
It is difficult to determine exactly what you are asking, could you clarify it a bit?
jonpersonals (author)  Goodhart7 years ago
I just replied and it was erased.. I now have a fire extingusher for a air chanber and I am thinking a ball valve which is spring loaded will be perfect. Please give me ;your e\ideas
When you spoke of golf club face slant (or loft), it confused me a bit:

Club       Loft /Angle 
Driver 8 - 13 Degrees
2 Wood 12 - 15 Degrees
3 Wood 12 - 17 Degrees
4 Wood 15 - 19 Degrees
5 Wood 20 - 23 Degrees
6 Wood 22 - 25 Degrees
7 Wood 25 - 28 Degrees
1 Iron 15 - 18 Degrees
2 Iron 18 - 20 Degrees
3 Iron 21 - 24 Degrees
4 Iron 25 - 28 Degrees
5 Iron 28 - 32 Degrees
6 Iron 32 - 36 Degrees
7 Iron 36 - 40 Degrees
8 Iron 40 - 44 Degrees
9 Iron 45 - 48 Degrees
Pitching Wedge 47 - 53 Degrees
Gap Wedge 50 - 54 Degrees
Sand Wedge 54 - 58 Degrees
Lob Wedge 58 - 62 Degrees

A LOT of things could be used to launch a golf ball - including a compressed air tank (essentially what you suggest with the fire extinguisher), compressed air from a stomp pump (used to launch small "rockets"),  water pressure,  elastic (think heavy duty sling shot),  a "sling" (what a trebuchet was before it was mechanized),  etc.