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In the world of golf, the term “green reading” refers to the tasks and measurements undertaken by golf players in order to accurately judge a shot and decide on factors like what club to use, how hard to hit the ball and what direction to aim in. This comes down to the status of the green and whatever information you can glean from it. Can you do green reading with the best? Let’s find out.

• 1.

### If you didnt know the true direction of the slope, what would the efftect(s) be? (Can choose more than one)

• A.

Speed could be wrong

• B.

Break direction could be wrong

• C.

Break amount could be wrong

A. Speed could be wrong
B. Break direction could be wrong
C. Break amount could be wrong
Explanation
If the true direction of the slope is not known, it can have multiple effects. The speed could be wrong because without knowing the correct direction, it may be difficult to accurately determine the speed at which the object is moving. Similarly, the break direction could be wrong as the lack of knowledge about the slope's direction can lead to incorrect assumptions about the direction in which the object should be slowed down or stopped. Additionally, the break amount could be wrong as the lack of information about the slope's direction may result in miscalculations or misjudgments about the amount of braking force required.

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• 2.

### What is the maximum slope a pin should be placed on?

• A.

1%

• B.

2%

• C.

3%

• D.

4%

• E.

5%

• F.

6%

D. 4%
Explanation
The maximum slope a pin should be placed on is 4%. This means that the angle of incline should not exceed 4% or 4 degrees. Placing a pin on a slope greater than 4% can lead to instability and potential accidents. It is important to ensure that pins are placed on a suitable surface to maintain safety and prevent any potential hazards.

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• 3.

### How much does the break increase when you increase the length of the putt from 5 feet to 10 feet?

• A.

Less than double the amount

• B.

Double the amount

• C.

Triple the amount

C. Triple the amount
Explanation
When you increase the length of the putt from 5 feet to 10 feet, the break increases by triple the amount. This means that the break becomes three times greater when the putt is longer.

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• 4.

### The stimp is faster on downhill putts:

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
Stimp does not change with uphill/downhill direction.

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• 5.

### The first part of a long putt can be ignored because the ball is moving so fast.

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
The first part of the putt affects the second part of the putt, no matter what the speed is.

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• 6.

### It is a good rule of thumb that putts always break towards water.

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
Putts break downhill, not necessarily towards water.

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• 7.

### Grain grows towards the setting sun.

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
Grain grows downhill 99% of the time

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• 8.

### Plumb-bobbing tells you how much the putt breaks.

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
It will tell you the direction on a sinlge breaking putt, but not the amount.

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• 9.

### How long does a 20 foot straight downhill putt take on a steep (4%) slope at stimp 10?

• A.

3 seconds

• B.

4 seconds

• C.

5 seconds

• D.

6 seconds

• E.

7 seconds

D. 6 seconds
Explanation
The time it takes for a 20 foot straight downhill putt on a steep (4%) slope at stimp 10 is 6 seconds. This can be explained by the combination of the distance, slope, and speed of the green. The steep slope increases the speed at which the ball rolls downhill, while the stimp 10 indicates a moderately fast green. Therefore, it would take 6 seconds for the ball to travel 20 feet on this specific slope and green speed.

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• 10.

### Putts never break uphill.

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
When putting uphill, the force of gravity works against the ball, causing it to slow down and eventually stop. As a result, the ball does not break or curve as much as it would on a downhill or flat surface. Therefore, putts never break uphill, making the statement true.

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• 11.

### At what grade will the ball roll away, or accelerate, at a stimp of 10?

• A.

6%

• B.

7%

• C.

8%

• D.

9%

• E.

10%

B. 7%
Explanation
At a stimp of 10, the ball will start to roll away or accelerate at a grade of 7%. This means that when the slope of the surface reaches 7%, the force of gravity will cause the ball to start rolling downhill. Grades below 7% will not be steep enough for the ball to roll, while grades above 7% will cause the ball to accelerate even faster.

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• 12.

### A long putt will always break more than a short putt.

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
The statement is false because the amount of break on a putt is determined by various factors such as the slope of the green, the speed of the putt, and the angle at which the ball is struck. It is not solely determined by the length of the putt. Therefore, a long putt does not always break more than a short putt.

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• 13.

### You can take all the break out of a short putt by hitting it harder.

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
You can take some of the break out, not all.

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• 14.

### What is the effective width of the hole at a capture speed of 2 feet past the hole?

• A.

1 inch

• B.

2 inches

• C.

3 inches

• D.

4 inches

B. 2 inches
Explanation
At a capture speed of 2 feet past the hole, the effective width of the hole is 2 inches. This means that if an object is moving at a speed of 2 feet per second past the hole, it needs to have a width of 2 inches or less in order to be captured by the hole.

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