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Harvey Penick once said: "A man who can't putt is a match for no one, a man who can is a match for anyone."
First of all, congratulations to Bubba Watson, a well-deserving champion and classy champion here at this year's Travelers Championship! As always, it's a thrill to be a part of what we here at TPC River Highlands feel is one of the best events in golf (no bias here!).
It was another exciting week for golf, starting with our own Illinois' Mike Small winning his third PGA Professional National Championship, the ladies had an exciting four-person playoff and Justin Rose wins his second tournament (and probably should have been third) in the last six weeks.
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
To get the ball close on long putts, speed is likely more important than direction. Develop a good vision of speed control and in your practice time work on long putts so you have the feel.
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.
One of the more challenging aspects in playing a course with smaller putting surfaces is accurately reading the greens. With the putting surface being so small, it not only makes hitting approach shots to the green very important, it places a premium on effective green reading. On
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
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