How Good Is Your Putting Stroke?

Great putting is the ultimate stroke saver. You can read this statement over and over again at The Grateful Golfer because I believe that finding your putting stroke is key to lower golf scores. Of course there are thousands of different methods of putting because each player has to find that one method that works for them. Whether it is the grip, stance, ball position, or tempo, each putting stroke is different. I have several tips on putting that help build an awesome foundation with the flat stick, but today I want to focus on holding your putting position after contact.

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A Few Putting Tips By Dave Stockton

Putting is a very personal part of any players golf game. Each golfer will develop a routine, stroke, and follow through that works for what they eye sees or body feels. Dave Stockton is a renown putter and he offers some interesting putting tips that have me thinking about my short grass game. A couple of his suggestions are new to me, but the more I think about it, the more I think they might be beneficial to my and your game.

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Open Or Closed Putting Stance

I cannot count the number of references (maybe using reference is overly kind) that offer the key to great putting. There is no aspects of the putting stroke that has not been analyzed. I created my own 5 part putting series, but that was more a ‘world according to’ than a definitive bible on how to putt. One of the the aspects of putting that is often overlooked is the position of our feet. How we stand drives so many aspects of our putting stroke and yet……

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Golf Tip: Adopting the Proper Putting Stance

Adopting the proper putting stance is very important to successfully sinking those knee-knocking 5 foot putts. The key to always stand in the same position to ensure that your putting stroke is consistent and effective. But, how do we do this? I came across a quick video that will help you adopt the proper stance that will lead to lower golf scores.

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