Tip of the day: How to make solid contact on putts

By T.J. Auclair
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Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, October 30, 2013 | 11:29 a.m.

Your putter requires a shorter swing/stroke than any club in your bag. Because of that, one might think it's a breeze to make solid contact. However, that just isn't the case.

And is there anything more maddening on the course than leaving putt after putt short of the hole?

In today's golf tip, 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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T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.