During my recent successes on the links, I have one real failing. It might not seem like much because of my low scores, but I cannot believe the challenges I am having on the greens. Before you roll your eyes, you must know by now that I am always trying to take advantage of every ounce of possibilities so I can shoot the lowest score. At this time, my putting is causing me some angst and I know exactly why!Continue reading
Putting is such a personal thing, that it is difficult to have one definitive lesson or process that fits all golfers. If there is one thing that players like myself have figured out is that a pre-shout routine is critical to being a consistent and effective on the green. And, as such, when I do not follow my proven process to the letter, I can tell by how I miss my putt. Can you?Continue reading
Have you ever wondered why amateur golfers rarely give any putting tips? Of course, our friends offer many suggestions on a sure fire way to lower your golf scores, but they generally are a description on how they putt and not a stroke that fits your game. Putting is challenging and it is a stroke that is unique to every golfer. Of course there is an 80% solution for putting as most strokes I have observed have these fundamental tendencies. So, today I thought I would provide those observations and hopefully they will help lower your golf scores.Continue reading
I can say that my game is starting to improve. This is no surprise given the time of year, yet there is one area where I am every please with and hope it continues. That is my putting. I have a solid feel for the greens and have only a few 3-putts this year. This is a great thing because my touch on the greens will only get better.Continue reading
Lately, I have taken to talking to my golf ball! It seems when the ball is not doing what it suppose to do….or I should say what I intended, I start yelling instructions to my golf ball. As my ball flight unfolds, it becomes very apparent that something is awry and I think that talking to my ball will help!
My sudden change of conversing with my ball stems from the lack to practice and intermittent play. I fully expected my game to decline over the past month due to my retirement and move, but for some reason this unusual trait has crept into my game. And honestly, I do not like it!