Golf Ball at Impact
The Moment of Truth
How long does the ball stay on the clubface?
When the clubface collides with the ball it's total contact time is approximately just under 1/2 Millisecond = 400 Microseconds = 0.0004 Seconds = 400/1,000,000 = 4/10.000 Second and the peak force applied to the ball can be as high as 4000 pounds.
Follow this Link for a full description of what happens to the ball through The Impact Interval
Video Golf Ball at Impact - Slow Motion