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How big is 4.09 tablespoons?

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It's about as big as a Golf Ball (packed)
In other words, 4.09 tablespoons is 0.951368635 times the size of a Golf Ball (packed), and the size of a Golf Ball (packed) is 1.0511173 times that amount.
(64% packing density) (per R&A-USGA Rules of Golf)
Dictated by the Rules of Golf (as approved by the United States Golf Association and the Rules Committee of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of Saint Andrews), a golf ball must have a volume of at least 2.75137940 tablespoons. Golf balls are not required to have the familiar dimpled pattern, but the design has been popular since its invention in 1905 because it reduces drag while increasing lift.
It's about nine-tenths as big as an Egg (Chicken)
In other words, 4.09 tablespoons is 0.89 times the size of an Egg (Chicken), and the size of an Egg (Chicken) is 1.1 times that amount.
(hen; USDA large size; uncooked)
A typical egg — of large size as defined by the United State Department of Agriculture — has a volume of 4.60 tablespoons. Each year, American farms produce 69,000,000,000 eggs.
It's about one-and-a-half times as big as a Golf Ball
In other words, 4.09 tablespoons is 1.4865135 times the size of a Golf Ball, and the size of a Golf Ball is 0.67271505 times that amount.
(per R&A-USGA Rules of Golf)
According to the Rules of Golf (as approved by the United States Golf Association and the Rules Committee of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of Saint Andrews), a golf ball must have a volume of at least 2.75137940 tablespoons. Golf balls are not required to have the familiar dimpled pattern, but the design has been popular since its invention in 1905 because it reduces drag while increasing lift.
It's about half as big as a Puck (Hockey)
In other words, 4.09 tablespoons is 0.5221111066 times the size of a Puck (Hockey), and the size of a Puck (Hockey) is 1.915301144 times that amount.
(Ice hockey)
standard ice hockey puck measures about 7.833581680 tablespoons. Hockey pucks can be shot or passed at speeds of up to 160 kph (99 mph) during games.
It's about two times as big as a Marshmallow
In other words, 4.09 tablespoons is 2 times the size of a Marshmallow, and the size of a Marshmallow is 0.5 times that amount.
A regular marshmallow measures about 2 tablespoons. In the 1984 movie Ghostbusters, a monster known as the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man was a fictional mascot of a marshmallow company, brought to life by supernatural forces and made gigantic — measuring 34.3 m tall in this form.
It's about two-fifths as big as a Tennis Ball
In other words, 4.09 tablespoons is 0.384 times the size of a Tennis Ball, and the size of a Tennis Ball is 2.604 times that amount.
(ITF Standard; for Type 2 ball)
Per International Tennis Federation standard, regulation tennis balls must measure 6.54 cm to 6.86 cm in diameter, for a total volume of 10.650 tablespoons. Competition balls are also tested for bounce height, with the standards requiring that a ball dropped from 254 cm must bounce back to a height of 135 cm to 147 cm.
It's about three-tenths as big as a Baseball
In other words, 4.09 tablespoons is 0.2874771154 times the size of a Baseball, and the size of a Baseball is 3.478537756 times that amount.
(MLB rules)
Per Major League Baseball rules, a baseball must measure between about 13.642831590 tablespoons and 14.811607260 tablespoons. A major league pitcher can throw a baseball at up to 150 kph (91 mph) in a fastball pitch.