A Drill To Improve Putting Feel And Distance

Putting is a unique skill that needs care and attention. I spent a great deal of time honing my putting stroke and as a result, I feel that I have developed a groove that works best for my game. I have tried many different techniques, grips, stances and putting motions. It was all a process and one that has led me to a point where I am very confident in my putting stroke. Unfortunately, I lose my touch now and again, but I have found a drill that helps to quickly restore my equilibrium. It is simple and repeatable, thus can quickly improve my feel and distance when things to awry.

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Putting Decides Everything In Golf

If we learned anything from The Open on the weekend, putting is everything in golf. It is the great equalizer, the determining factor for a great round, and the anvil that crushes your opponent. Yup, putting decides everything. If you are still not convinced, aske Rory McIlroy and Cameron Smith!

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The Importance of A Two Putt

If you were offered a two putt on every green before your round, would you take it? Would a two putt on every green help or hurt your score. I my case, it would hurt my score because I generally have more one putts than three putts. I will mention that most of my holes (usually around 12) result in a two putt. The days I am playing well, that number decreases to 9 or 10. However, I do believe that most players overlook the importance of a two putt in their endeavour to shoot lower golf scores.

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Dual Purpose Putting Tip

As I was perusing my video feeds, I found one that caught my interest. This putting tip, as laid out, is a good one. As I watched it, I found that this drill has other applications which I think as equal or more value. It is a simple, easy, repeatable and provides instant feedback (my must haves for any golf tip). I have used something similar in the past, but this composition offers more options.

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Three Putting Drills Combined In One Practice Session

I recently had a conversation in the parking lot of Osprey Links with a gentlemen named Kevin. Our chat started by saying good morning to each other as he was putting his clubs away and I was heading out for a round of golf. Remember golf is a contact sport and chatting with other players around the course is always interesting. During our discussion, Kevin mentioned that he was having a tough time on the greens. He was struggling to sink the ball and in some cases, just get the ball to the hole. So, I thought I would offer up three putting drills that I have used/use over the years to helped me improve my short game dramatically.

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