Short Game Tips
Putting Distance Control – The Key to Success On The Greens
PUTTING DISTANCE CONTROL – THE KEY TO SUCCESS ON THE GREENS Putting is arguably the most difficult part of golf. In order to make a putt you need to pick the correct combination of line and speed, and make a good stroke. This is exactly why the percentages of made putts are far lower than […]
Start Line Drill: Hole More Putts
One of the keys to shooting lower scores? You need to hole more putts, specifically the sloping putts that golfers tend to miss most frequently. Stop compensating with your hands! Watch my video to learn a drill that can help you better aim the putter face and control it correctly.
What’s the deal with putter face rotation?
In a conventional golf swing, the clubface opens and closes, rotating to the target line. But with the putter, this is often seen as undesirable. In this article I’ll examine how clubface rotation happens, whether it should, and if so, to what extent. Pendulum-style Many people discount that the putter can be swung like a […]
Push or Pull: What’s your power source when putting?
A big mistake that many amateurs, and even some professionals make when putting is to use their hands to deliver the putter to the ball. These types of players have made it a habit to use hand action to power the putter, which causes very mixed results on today’s faster green surfaces. Your lead hand […]
The Short Game – Your Fast Track to Better Golf
What most golfers know, but don’t really understand, is that a 300 yard drive straight down the middle is worth the exact same amount as a 6 inch putt. The difference is, if you miss the putt, you’re going to have to hit it again AFTER you put yourself in great position off the tee. […]
Are you wasting your time on the putting green?
As a teacher, I’m always investigating ways to help my players become more proficient both on the golf course and within their practice time. That’s why I am so excited to have come across one of the best books ever written on the subject of golf improvement, Mark Broadie’s Every Shot Counts, and if you are serious […]
Circle Putting Drills for Confidence and Fundamentals
Short-Range, Repetitive Drills Also Mimic Putting Under Pressure… Phil Mickelson’s circle putting drill, with 10 balls around the cup, each three feet from the hole. He tries to make 100 in a row. In recent years, circle putting drills – in which the golfer putts balls from different spots around the hole, working around the […]
Get The Ball to The Hole
We have all heard the term “you miss 100% of the putts you leave short”. If you start putting to aggressively you can begin three-putting more than you would like as well. So where is the happy medium? It’s different for every player, a great skilled putter like Nicklaus or Woods can hit putts 3 […]
Learn How To Create Topspin and Make More Putts!
One of the ways to help improve your putting is to make sure that the golf ball leaves the putter face with topspin – rather than backspin. When the ball starts with backspin, it hops and does not have true roll. To create topspin, you need to putt so that the Effective Loft of your […]