stimpmeter


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stimpmeter

(ˈstɪmpˌmiːtə)
n
a machine used in golf to measure the speed of a putting green
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The Stimpmeter was designed by American Edward Stimpson in 1935 and is an angled track that releases a ball at a known velocity, so that the distance it rolls on a flat green surface can be measured in feet.
How Scott copes with greens running above 14 on the stimpmeter remains to be seen, although the 35-year-old did win backto- back tournaments earlier this season, having been forced to revert to a regular putter following the ban on anchored strokes which came into effect on January 1.
How Scott copes with greens running above 14 on the stimpmeter remains to be seen, although the 35-year-old did win back-toback tournaments earlier this season having been forced to revert to a regular putter following the ban on anchored strokes which came into effect on January 1.
pdf) stimpmeter , a simple instrument that measures how far a ball rolls when release from a 20-degree angle - the higher the number, the "faster" the green.
2 on the Stimpmeter as Old Chatham Golf Club, a prestigious Triangle-based golf club and home to some of the area's foremost business leaders, hosted the U.
He said officials at Pinehurst have determined that it takes 30 minutes longer to play for each foot of speed on the Stimpmeter -- the difference between greens at 12 and 13, for example.
5 on the stimpmeter - the universal measuring device for green speed - proving the course could accommodate any world-class tournament.
To help ensure the consistency of measurements, the speeds of the greens were measured using a Stimpmeter (Pelz, 2000).
6 to ten on the stimpmeter which is the simple but accurate method used for measuring the speed of the greens which entails rolling a ball down a small ramp and measuring how far it travels.
It's not that Champion Bermuda is any faster than bent--11 on the Stimpmeter is still 11 whether it's bent or Bermuda.