Using the Online Dice-Based Golf Game GOLO to Illustrate Probability

Presented by:

John Gabrosek & Paul Stephenson, Grand Valley State University

02:30pm - 03:00pm Eastern Standard Time, March 23rd, 2010


GOLO is a dice-based golf game that simulates playing a round of golf. GOLO can be used to illustrate basic probability concepts, descriptive summaries for data, discrete probability distributions, order statistics, and game theory. Participants will get a chance to play the online version of GOLO.

Participants are asked to pre-register on the GOLO website.

  • Go to GOLO website:
  • Click on Play the Online Version
  • Supply email address and create password