Symptom: Your putting aim is not very good. You don’t align the line on your ball to your intended putting line. You read your putts pretty well but somehow can’t seem to roll the ball where you are aiming. “It’s straight in,” you think. “Can’t possibly miss this one.” But indeed you can… Description. Draw … Continue reading "Golf Putting Tip: Improve Your Putting Aim by Aligning Your Ball’s Line"
Symptom: You don’t miss your putts on the high side of the hole. Instead you miss on the low side. Seldom is there a need to watch your ball all the way to the hole because, well, it falls below the hole halfway to the cup and so cannot possibly go in. So you look … Continue reading "Golf Putting Tip: Miss Your Putts on the High Side, Past the Hole"
Symptom: Breaking putts give you fits, because playing the right amount of break is elusive for you. You often mutter things like, “I thought it would break more” or “where did all that break come from” or “maybe I pushed it” or “get there” or “slow down” or perhaps less printable things… Overview: On the putting green, … Continue reading "Golf Putting Drill: Master Breaking Putts with the Surround the Cup Putting Drill"
Symptom: You lack confidence in your putting stroke. There’s almost no distance of putt where you can confidently say, “I can easily make this one”. For you, every putt, no matter how short, is another knee-knocking adventure. So you push some, pull some, leave some short, and so on. Maybe you compulsively purchase putter after putter, … Continue reading "Golf Putting Drill: Gain Confidence With the Balls in a Line Putting Drill"
Symptom: You are often looking up right after you hit your putt. You should listen for the ball to drop instead. Overview: Keep your head down until well after your putterhead strikes the golf ball. In the extreme case, and for short putts, do not watch the ball go in the hole. Listen for it to … Continue reading "Golf Putting Tip: Don’t Look Up, Listen for the Ball to Drop Instead"