The Nr.1 green-reading app

Distance passed past the hole

(dP) Distance Past the Hole is a crucial factor for golfers to consider when making a putt. It refers to the distance from the hole to the spot where the ball would come to rest if it didn't fall into the hole. An optimal speed of 1 mph (ca. 3 rps) at the hole is ideal for putting, as it improves the chances of success by optimizing hole size and ball roll consistency. A slower speed would make the ball to be self-controlled, while a putt with too much speed can result in a longer return putt an a smaller effective hole size. Golfers must consider green speed and slope, as well as the distance to the hole, to determine the best aim point and minimize the distance past the hole (dP). By paying attention to distance past the hole, golfers can improve their chances of making a successful putt.