P1_7 Modelling Imperfections in: The Average Golfer

Adam Fox, Daniel Evans, Thomas Morland-Nuttall, John Bowes-Reynolds


Fox et al. (2021) [1] produced a simulation of the average golfer on an idealised golf course to determine if the sum of 'average' shots was an 'average' score. This paper builds on this simulation and models hazards such as bunkers, water hazards and out of bounds areas. An increase of roughly 11 shots per round was found on average compared to the previous study.

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