Master Long Putts Like Justin Leonard at the 1999 Ryder Cup With These Tips
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With the 2023 Ryder Cup looming in Rome, why not take a look back at some of its most iconic moments — and help you play better, too?
One of those unforgettable shots was in 1999 at The Country Club in Brookline, Massachusetts, where Justin Leonard knocked in an unbelievable putt on the 17th hole versus Jose Maria Olazabal. The putt would secure a half-point for the U.S. and a memorable come-from-behind victory.
But there's also a few things you can learn from Leonard's putt to apply to your own stroke the next time you face a long attempt. In the video below, PGA Coach Ryan Adams shares three tips that will instantly make long putts a little bit easier: