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Stimp Stats

Micah Woods
December 02, 2019

Stimp Stats

I had a discussion with greenkeepers in Denmark about the stimpmeter as a tool to measure green speed, and as a tool to assess the uniformity of green speed within and between greens.

Micah Woods

December 02, 2019

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  1. 4 points 1. Green speed described, compared to what we

    actually report 2. Measurements I’ve made of green speed 3. Measurements under tournament conditions 4. Case study: 2016 Ryder Cup at Hazeltine
  2. First sentence: “One of the most significant aspects of a

    golf course is the uniformity of its putting greens.”
  3. Second sentence: “Variations in speed, whether from one green to

    the next or on different parts of the same green, can do more to negate a player’s skill than can ragged fairways or unkempt bunkers.”