Green Reading 101 Quiz

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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.


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  • 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

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      1%

    • B. 

      2%

    • C. 

      3%

    • D. 

      4%

    • E. 

      5%

    • F. 

      6%

  • 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

  • 4. 
    The stimp is faster on downhill putts:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The first part of a long putt can be ignored because the ball is moving so fast.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    It is a good rule of thumb that putts always break towards water.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Grain grows towards the setting sun.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Plumb-bobbing tells you how much the putt breaks.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      3 seconds

    • B. 

      4 seconds

    • C. 

      5 seconds

    • D. 

      6 seconds

    • E. 

      7 seconds

  • 10. 
    Putts never break uphill.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 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%

  • 12. 
    A long putt will always break more than a short putt.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    You can take all the break out of a short putt by hitting it harder.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      1 inch

    • B. 

      2 inches

    • C. 

      3 inches

    • D. 

      4 inches