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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I think they must be running at 11 or 12 on the stimpmeter.
For members, Medinah's grounds crews keep the green speeds rolling at around 12 or 13 inches on the Stimpmeter.
There are speculations that the winning score would be less than Jutanugarn's card last year with the subtle terrors lurking on the contours and greens that could be as tough, sleek and fast as 12 read in stimpmeter. The Masters' putting surfaces in Augusta reportedly were like putting on marble tops at 13 stimpmeter the Sunday Tiger Woods mastered them all for the fifth time.
In line with the pristine golf course conditions at Education City Golf Club and Augusta National, the agronomy team ensured the greens had some Augusta- like speed to them taking the Education City Golf Club greens up to 13 on the Stimpmeter. Andrew Ikstrums took the first place honours in the gross division with a score of +1 (73).
The greens were scalped religiously, Stimpmeter readings scrutinized with consternation.
For professional tournaments, a device known as the 'Stimpmeter' is used by the rules committee to inform the players just how fast the greens are for that week.
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.
Green speeds are measured using a (http://www.usga.org/content/dam/usga/pdf/imported/StimpmeterBookletFINAL.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.
stimpmeter. Chris commented:"The course has been in great condition all year and work done in the early part of the season is paying dividends for hosting such prestigious events."
Durham, NC, September 20, 2013 --(PR.com)-- The course was in perfect condition with fairways playing fast and firm, and green speeds at 13.2 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.S.