The Quintic Putting Laboratory – Dr Paul Hurrion
Quintic Ball Roll v3.4 – www.quinticballroll.com
Quintic Ball Roll is the brainchild of Dr Paul Hurrion who is an internationally recognised Sports Biomechanist. Dr Hurrion is perhaps best known as Padraig Harrington’s trusted putting advisor and biomechanics analyst over the past six years. He works with many other Tour golfers including Rory McIlroy, David Howell, Oliver Wilson, Paul McGinley, Robert-Jan Derksen, Oliver Fisher, Lee Westwood…
Dr Hurrion uses the Quintic Ball Roll Software regularly in all his analysis work. Quintic Ball Roll v3.4 software is capable of analysing up to 360 frames per second, automatically recognising markers on the golf ball & club head, and instantly producing fully digitised analysis of each putt… The software tracks the ball for the first 40cm of the putt length. It then instantly and clearly shows the club head data (speed, shaft angle, attack angle, rotation and face angle) along with ball speed, sidespin (cut or hook), angular rotation (degrees & RPM), vertical bounce, launch angle and point at which true roll occurs…
Crucially – and this is the most significant advance on Quintic’s already pioneering analysis tools – all of the above are reflected graphically and numerically in a summary sheet in a way that was formerly only available for full swing analysis software for irons and woods. The average, range and standard deviation of the putts is automatically updated after each putt and can be saved into a session folder. It is then possible to compare session results, for example, with different types of putter, before and after changes to the loft / lie / length of a putter and before or after a putting lesson.
“The software measures the performances of the putter at impact and the golf ball launch dynamics,