Putting

What you see makes all the difference in where your putt goes. So are you seeing everything correctly on the greens? PGA Professional and putting guru Kevin Weeks offers some advice.

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Jason Day: 'Walk the line' on your putts
Maybe Johnny Cash was referring to golf when he sang "I Walk The Line." Probably not, but Jason Day suggests amateurs should use more than their sense of sight when trying to read longer putts. His tip: Walk the line and get a feel for the pitch of the green.
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Four tips to help you make more putts
Why do professional golfers wind up with far fewer three putts than amateurs? Hours and hours of practice, for one thing. But it's also due to better putting fundamentals, particularly being able to consistently repeat the same motion.
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To chip or putt from the fringe?
PGA Master Professional John Hughes offers two different ways to play the ball when it lies in the first cut of rough just off the green.
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Fitness and balance tips for golf
TNT's Craig Sager wanted to dramatically improve his game so he went to the PGA Golf School in Port St. Lucie, Fla. Part of his learning was the importance of fitness and balance and how it would improve his health and his golf game.
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Putting Tips: Best Practice Green Routine
Are you warming up correctly before your round on the putting green? Are you focusing on any mechanics or techniques in particular? Our PGA Professional offers a great routine to get your hands and eyes prepared for the greens you'll face during your next round.
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Hit, hold and look: Three steps for holing short putts
Perhaps you play where putts are good "inside the leather." Or the length of putter. Or, based on Sergio Garcia's 17-foot concession in the World Match Play Championship, maybe your "gimme" putts are considerably more liberal.
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Putting tips for windy conditions
It was a key moment in the tournament: Seung-Yul Noh, facing a 14-foot par-saving putt on the 17th hole Sunday to keep his lead at three shots. And compounding matters? A gusty, swirling wind that accentuated TPC Louisiana's undulating greens.
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Improve Your Putting Consistency Drill
PGA Professional Matt Hilton offers a great drill to help improve your putting consistency. And for more help with your game, find the local PGA Pro in your area!
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A Lesson Learned: Hitting long putts
With some of the higher scores shot this week at the WGC - Cadillac Championship at Trump Doral, I know there are a number of golfers out there who say it's fun to see the top players hitting shots like we all do.
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A Lesson Learned: Reading comprehension
Torrey Pines is a tremendous venue, everyone who watched one shot of the golf this past weekend understands how beautiful, impressive and difficult it is.
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Putting tips: How to get close on long putts
PGA Professional Craig Renshaw, Director of Instruction at Paradise Valley Golf Club, explains why people have difficulty getting their long putts close to the hole and offers ways to remedy this problem.
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Better Putting Rhythm and Stroke
Blake Cathey, Lead Instructor at the Kiawah Island Golf Resort, offers a way to help you develop better putting consistency by improving your tempo and confidence.
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Putting tips: How to keep your body aligned
Carolinas PGA Section Teacher of the Year Krista Dunton demostrates how the arms, shoulders, and spine should rotate and align correctly while putting.
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Making Solid Contact on Putts
Mike Bender, Director of Instruction at the Mike Bender Golf Academy, talks about why people have trouble hitting putts solidly and offers a way to help make better contact with the ball.
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Tips and technology to help your short game
Kevin Weeks and Allen Gobeski show different ways of improving your short game from placing a golf glove between your forward elbow and body when practicing putting to help keep your face square through impact, to using technology to examine golf clubs and swing technique.
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Proper putting technique
PGA Professional and top player Chris Starkjohann offers some pointers on the proper putting technique.
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How to hit putts the right distance
Mike Bender, Director of Instruction at the Mike Bender Golf Academy, discusses a good drill to help you learn better distance control on putts.
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Lag Putting: How to get close to the hole
Ted Bishop, PGA Professional at The Legends Golf Club talks about lag putting. He gives two fundamentals to help with your putts. First, place your ball on the ground with the trademark straight up in the air and the number on the forward side of the ball.
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A Lesson Learned: It's all about putting
I think we've all seen this Tiger Woods before. Dominant. In control. Confident. Runaway winner.
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Push the Ball Forward Drill
Many players take the putter back too far and then decelerate through impact without even realizing it. Here is a drill to ensure you are accelerating through impact: Standing a few feet from the hole, set up to the ball as you would a regular putt.
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