Green Speed

Nikolai, Thomas A.
August 2005
GreenMaster;Aug2005, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p34
The article discusses the method of measuring success in golf by determining the ideal green speed. Superintendent Mike Morris of Crystal Downs Country Club in Frankfort, Michigan cites the factors to find out the ideal green speed. The United States Golf Association has launched the Dynamic Contour Speed Chart Study that adopted the Morris Method to update speed charts via Internet. It cites that golfers are inclined to make random guesses because of lack of communication with their superintendents regarding green speeds.


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