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Club shaft weight in putting accuracy and perception of swing parameters in golf putting.
Swedish School of Sport and Health Sciences, GIH, Department of Sport and Health Sciences, Laboratory for Biomechanics and Motor Control.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-3612-449X
2007 (English)In: Perceptual and Motor Skills, ISSN 0031-5125, Vol. 105, no 1, 29-38 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
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This study assessed how shaft weight influenced golf putting accuracy and subjective perception of swing parameters. Three putters of different shaft weight (100, 420, and 610 gm) were tested by 24 club players. Distance and deviation in direction were measured, and subjective ratings of the putters recorded. Subjects hit the ball further with lighter shafts. The mean distance hit was 100.2, 99.3, and 98.1% of the target distance for the normal, medium, and heavy putter shafts, respectively. Subjectively, the medium heavy putter was rated best on "overall feeling" and it was also rated better than the normal on"feeling of stability in the downswing." The heaviest putter was rated as too heavy by 23 of 24 subjects. There were no significant differences between the putter clubs in distance and directional putting accuracy. The major findings are that the golfers putted 2.1% longer with the 100 gm shaft than with the 610 gm shaft and that the perception of overall feeling of the putter club was not related to performance.

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2007. Vol. 105, no 1, 29-38 p.
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URN: urn:nbn:se:gih:diva-1019PubMedID: 17918546OAI: oai:DiVA.org:gih-1019DiVA: diva2:240458
Available from: 2009-09-28 Created: 2009-09-28 Last updated: 2016-11-17Bibliographically approved

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