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The stroke has a minor influence on direction consistencyin golf putting among elite players
Gymnastik- och idrottshögskolan, GIH, Institutionen för idrotts- och hälsovetenskap, Laboratoriet för biomekanik och motorisk kontroll (BMC).
2008 (engelsk)Inngår i: Journal of Sports Sciences, ISSN 0264-0414, E-ISSN 1466-447X, Vol. 3, s. 243-250Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert) Published
Abstract [en]

In the golf instructional literature, the putting stroke is typically given higher priority than green reading and aiming. The main purpose of this study was to assess the importance of the putting stroke for direction consistency in golf putting. Kinematic stroke parameters were recorded from 71 elite golf players (mean handicap = 1.8, s = 4.2) on 1301 putts from about 4 m. Of the different factors deciding stroke direction consistency, face angle was found to be the most important (80%), followed by putter path (17%) and impact point (3%). This suggests that improvements in consistency of putter path and impact point will have very little effect on overall putting direction consistency and should not be prioritized in the training of elite players. In addition, mean stroke direction variability for an elite player (European Tour) was found to be 0.39°, which is good enough to hole about 95% of all 4-m putts. In practice, however, top professionals in tournaments only hole about 17% of 4-m putts. We conclude that the putting stroke of elite golfers has a relatively minor influence on direction consistency.

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2008. Vol. 3, s. 243-250
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URN: urn:nbn:se:gih:diva-2040DOI: 10.1080/02640410701530902OAI: oai:DiVA.org:gih-2040DiVA, id: diva2:472517
Tilgjengelig fra: 2012-01-04 Laget: 2012-01-02 Sist oppdatert: 2017-12-08bibliografisk kontrollert

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