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It's great to see Adam Scott, one of golf's good guys, back on top of his game. Congratulations to him and his win at this past week's Valero Texas Open.
PGA Professional Chris Starkjohann gives you a drill to help you make those all important shorter putts.
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.
How much of a putting stroke would you put down to being confident standing over the ball? I seem to be having a bad run with the putter and feel my confidence is slipping over those tricky putts that we all enjoy.
Hello, I'm a single figure player who has been trying desperately to get over the dreaded 'yips' for ~5 years now. I've been playing golf for roughly 15 years, I'm now 26yrs old and have previously played state level golf at a very young age.
Developing Touch: Golfers with a good short game have a great control of distance and can adjust easily to different speed greens. Developing distance control is pretty easy with sound technique and good practice sessions with feel drills.Feel Drills: Feel resides in your sub
On all of the Colleton River Plantation Club practice greens we have placed six foot white circles around some of the putting holes.
If you are looking for a simple approach to your short game, try 'putting with loft'. If your relationship with the lob wedge is on the rocks, consider trying a 7, 8 or 9 iron when you are in near proximity of the green. Use the same address fundamentals you would when usin
Are you three putting greens because of poor lag putts? If so, I have the perfect drill to improve you pace on long putts and get a better understanding of the speed of the greens. To begin, set up a semi-circle of tees one club length behind a hole. This forms the "buck
Many amateurs have difficulty aligning their putter face properly to their intended line. Improper face alignment guarantees they will need to manipulate the putter face to get the ball traveling on the proper line. To correct this problem, pay close attention to the telecast of to
Putting as we know is so important and to keep it simple, hold your follow thru until the ball stops rolling and check the club face, it should be facing the target.
No matter how well you strike the ball from tee to green, your score won't reflect your shot making skills unless you can make putts. When playing a new course, the greens are unfamiliar. They may be faster, firmer, flatter, hillier, slower or have more grain. To get the
Chipping it close makes a round of golf more enjoyable and takes some stress off your putter. Learn the "Lefts of Chipping" to improve your short, low shots around the green.
Instead of just beating balls on the range, try to play a round of golf on your home course at the range, the evening before the actual round. Stay at the range and hit your shot imagining the first fairway, approximate your drive and hit an iron to the green. If you miss, either c
How many times have you missed a three foot putt? Here is a drill to make three footers automatic. Start with eight balls surrounding a hole from a distance of one club length. Start with the straightest putt. Knock it in, and move around the circle. Try to make a
Don't just leave the putter face down there to fend for itself. I want you to put your right hand in charge. Picture your right hand as the equivalent of your putter face.
To keep your mind quiet while you putt and to maintain a smooth and even tempo try this 4 count tip. Once you have set up to the ball, the last thing you should do is give a focused look of visualizing the ball going in the hole. Count to yourself 1.
What club do you use the most during a round of golf? The answer is your putter. Focus on your fundamentals to improve your "P's of Putting". Master this list and you will be well on your way to a better stroke and lower scores.
If you miss the green and your ball ends up in a closely mown area don't forget about the hybrid putt. Approach the shot just as you would a putt. Use your putting grip, stance, pre-shot routine and stroke. You will find that with a little practice you will start getting
A carpenter's chalk-line and a CD disc are great putting aids to have in your golf bag. The chalk-line is useful to help you with your alignment and stroke. Find a straight six to ten foot putt on a practice green. Snap a chalk-line from the hole back to desired distance.
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