Jump to content

Welcome. You are currently viewing the forum as a guest which does not give you access to all the great features at GolfWRX such as viewing all the images, interacting with members, access to all forums and eligiblility to win free giveaways. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free. Create a FREE GolfWRX account here.

- - - - -

Putting Struggles


38 replies to this topic

#31 Swisstrader98

Swisstrader98

    Major Winner

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,389 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 170802
  • Joined: 03/23/2012
GolfWRX Likes : 828

Posted 08 June 2018 - 07:00 PM

View PostHotdocta, on 03 June 2018 - 10:38 PM, said:

This is going to sound crazy, but I got a breakthrough golf stability shaft and it has revolutionized my putting.  I have it in an evnroll er1.2

Can you tell me more about the shaft? Thanks


Remove This Advertisement Viewing As Guest

    GolfWRX Forums

    Advertisement


1

#32 jonnyb03

jonnyb03

    Member

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 248 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 26657
  • Joined: 03/13/2007
  • Location:Dayton, Ohio
GolfWRX Likes : 16

Posted 08 June 2018 - 07:04 PM

View PostStuart G., on 08 June 2018 - 09:07 AM, said:

View Postjonnyb03, on 05 June 2018 - 10:20 AM, said:

I have tried 340, 350 and my stroke feels really unstable with those. At least with the heavy putter I don’t have to take as long of a back stroke. With the light ones I can see the outer head change paths several times.

What are you using for a grip (mostly interested in the grip weight)?   How the grip/butt weight is balanced with the head weight can potentially have a big impact on path control.

might want to read this post:
http://www.golfwrx.c...g/#entry7871923
I'll go check it out
Taylormade M1
Titleist 913F 13*
Mizuno MP-54
Vokey 52 and 56
Piretti Potenza II

2

#33 A.Princey

A.Princey

    Major Hacker

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 931 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 396630
  • Joined: 09/20/2015
  • Location:Twilight Zone
  • Handicap:5
GolfWRX Likes : 487

Posted 08 June 2018 - 09:00 PM

Distance control has been a issue I've dealt with in the past 2-3 years because I feared 3 putting. As a result, I was lagging EVERTYTHING and very rarely making much outside of 10' because everything was dying at or just before the hole. Now, I play a little less break and hit putts much firmer, with an aggressiveness to make them(barring an extremely long one that's not likely).

My mantra to begin a round is "get the ball past the hole" and I play this aggressive style until I blow one by 5+ feet. At least this way I have the opportunity to make more on the first putt and can back off, conservatively, if I indeed find myself with the first 3-putt of the day. For the record, the amount of 1 putts this ideology has scored me outweighs the number of three putts it's caused.
Ping G LST 9*, X100 43"
M1-3HL 17*, Matrix X-Con 7-S 41"
Bridgestone J15DPF 3i(bent 3* strong) DG X100
Mizuno JPX-EZ Forged, 4-G, PX LZ 6.0
Cleveland 588 56*, 64*
Byron Morgan DH89 32.5"(or any of 10 other putters...)

3

#34 118811

118811

    Rookie

  • Members
  • PipPip
  • 54 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 98398
  • Joined: 11/11/2009
  • Location:Honolulu
  • Handicap:7.8
  • Ebay ID:118811fh
GolfWRX Likes : 4

Posted 08 June 2018 - 11:12 PM

Aiming issues.

I always use a line on my ball...then only look at hole to gauge distance.  I mark and realign the ball on  putts of 18", especially if $ is involved.
Since using this method over the last 10 yrs putting is now the strength of my game.

Ymmv

Aloha

4

#35 Club Guru

Club Guru

    Rookie

  • Members
  • PipPip
  • 41 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 45171
  • Joined: 01/06/2008
  • Ebay ID:aaronhecht
GolfWRX Likes : 18

Posted 08 June 2018 - 11:24 PM

1. If it’s just distance control then go to a lighter putter.  
2. I’d recommend getting fitted.  Most stock putters don’t have enough loft on them.  Going to 5 or 6 degrees of loft could be a game changer if you aren’t getting a good roll.  Use a ball with a thick line on it and hit putts seeing if the ball rolls end over end.
3. Putting tempo is a huge deal.  Pros have a 2:1 ratio of backstroke to through stroke.  Get blast golf (it will also tell you if you have consistent rotation in your stroke for a square face)
4. Learn about fall lines.  When you aim you should hit your putt to the point where the ball starts decelerating and falling.  
5. The putting books by Dave Stockton Jr and Stan Utley would be valuable resources


5

#36 lukerguy

lukerguy

    Rookie

  • Members
  • PipPip
  • 60 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 499164
  • Joined: 04/15/2018
  • Location:Calgary
  • Handicap:7
  • Ebay ID:wilefamjam
GolfWRX Likes : 13

Posted 09 June 2018 - 07:27 PM

I have a Byron Morgan Channel Island I'm going to list soon. It's like a tour GOLO in terms of quality. I prefer the blade, but some people like the Golo style!

6

#37 harolease

harolease

    Tour Winner

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 568 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 307947
  • Joined: 04/11/2014
GolfWRX Likes : 73

Posted 10 June 2018 - 01:28 AM

I tend to pull my putts and push my chips


7

#38 dmeeksDC

dmeeksDC

    Major Winner

  • ClubWRX Charter Members
  • 1,399 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 431476
  • Joined: 07/04/2016
  • Location:Washington DC
  • Handicap:8
  • Ebay ID:dmeeks2010
GolfWRX Likes : 533

Posted 11 June 2018 - 09:11 PM

When I was fitted, best distance control came from a heavier putter wirh more counterweight to give the putter balance. Fitter said it is not optimal to feel like the putter is heavy. You want the weight to be there but not necessarily feel it for best control.

I had been using 340-350g putters with standard weight grips. My fit was a 375 gram wide blade head wirh a 100 gram grip plus a 30 gram weight under my lower hand. Not only that, but only 1 degree of loft. I am not a pendulum putter. I feel like it is too rigid and mechanical. I have short backstroke and a little longer on the follow through. This weight arrangement has been excellent. My distance control near or long is so much better.
Ping G400 9 degrees, Ping Tour stiff shaft, 65 grams
Callaway XHot2 Pro 3 wood, 15 degrees, Aldila Tour Green stiff shaft
Callaway XHot2 Pro 5 wood, 17 degrees, Aldila Tour Blue stiff shaft
Titleist 816 H1 hybrid, 19 degree set to 20, Diamana Blue 60S shaft

Miura CB57 5-PW, Nippon Modus 125 stiff shafts, soft-stepped
Ping i200, 4-PW, power spec lofts, Dynamic Gold 120 stiff shafts
Mizuno S5 50-degree gap wedge, Nippon 1150 stiff shaft
Callaway Mack Daddy 2 54-degree wedge, S grind, DG wedge shaft
Callaway Mack Daddy 4 Raw, 58-degree wedge, X grind, DG S200 shaft
Edel Rogue putter (thick blade), 34 inch, 71 degree lie, 2 degrees loft, 100-gram round Pure grip
Argolf Avalon (small, semi-circle mallet) 34 inch, 71 degree lie, 2 degrees loft, 100-gram round Pure grip.

8

#39 Hotdocta

Hotdocta

    Member

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 106 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 271268
  • Joined: 08/17/2013
  • Location:Edmonton canada
  • Ebay ID:Dkny89
GolfWRX Likes : 31

Posted 12 June 2018 - 08:37 PM

View PostSwisstrader98, on 08 June 2018 - 07:00 PM, said:

View PostHotdocta, on 03 June 2018 - 10:38 PM, said:

This is going to sound crazy, but I got a breakthrough golf stability shaft and it has revolutionized my putting.  I have it in an evnroll er1.2

Can you tell me more about the shaft? Thanks

I have used it for 3 rounds and not one three putt.    It might be in my head but it has made my evnroll feel godly.    Basically it is just a super stiff graphite shaft that is suppose to deliver the putter head more consistently.

http://breakthroughgolftech.com


9



0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

GolfWRX Sponsors