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Cheethams version of a crystal ball was an Excel spreadsheet. The spreadsheet included a matrix of distances, launch angles and speeds. Cheetham, the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committees director of sport innovation, developed it utilizing radar tracking systems from TrackMan and FlightScope. The state-of-the-art devices professional golfers used to refine their swings, it ended up, could make an effect on a sport that has actually been contested, in some kind, given that one cave man challenged another to a rock-throwing contest.

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