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Which putting grip improves the average golfer’s alignments?
I’ve found that the most damaging flaw within a golfer’s putting is the breakdown of the lead wrist through impact. This flaw causes many more problems than anything else for the average golfer’s putting such as adding...
- Posted 7 days ago
Teaching feel in putting
One of the most enigmatic portions of putting has been the relationship between line and speed. Golfers know that their lines are determined by the speed in which they hit a putt, but how do they know...
- Posted 14 days ago
Review: The Pill
Pros: The Pill is idiot-proof; you set it on its edge to practice your putting or on its side for chipping and bunker shots. If your stroke is off, The Pill won’t lie. It’s affordable, portable and easy...
- Posted 31 days ago
The Ultimate Putting Program (Part 5): The Pre-Shot Routine
The essence of putting is the ability to roll your ball on your intended line as far as the hole, which we have discussed in previous articles. There is one last variable to putting that I believe...
- Posted 64 days ago
Four New Year’s Resolutions for golfers in 2014
Some people don’t believe in New Year’s resolutions, but golfers are hopeful types and we love setting new goals every winter. So, in that spirit I bring you some suggested golf resolutions for 2014. You may not...
- Posted 68 days ago
The Ultimate Putting Program (Part 4): Green Reading
If you know one thing about green reading, it should be this: The golf ball abides by the laws of gravity and when in motion it will roll towards the low point of any slope. A lot...
- Posted 71 days ago
The Ultimate Putting Program (Part 3): Pick a putter that matches your path
We have discussed how the design of a putter affects a golfer’s ability to control aim and speed. Now it is time to look at how it affects the path of the stroke. I believe the optimal...
- Posted 77 days ago
Are shorter golfers better putters?
It is generally accepted that taller golfers have an advantage when it comes to driving distance on the PGA Tour. All else being equal, the thought is that taller golfers will have the edge in comparison to...
- Posted 82 days ago
Does flexibility lead to a better short game?
I have seen many beginning, average and professional golfers use a technique that can cause mishits when they are chipping or putting. The professionals usually spend a lot of time training their short game because they know...
- Posted 83 days ago
Wrist action: The No. 1 killer of good putting
The lack of control of the lead and rear wrist actions during the putting stroke causes more problems for golfers on the putting green than anything else. In my putting academy, I use several high-tech systems in...
- Posted 84 days ago
The Ultimate Putting Program (Part 2): Putter weight affects speed
Putting well has a lot to do with having the ability to control speed, so the first thing that I want to identify is the optimal speed for golfers to maximize the 4.25-inch width of the hole....
- Posted 85 days ago
The causes of head movement during the putting stroke, and how to fix it
As we all know, putting requires a solid stroke, a stable body and very controlled motor motions in order to be consistent from day to day. It is with this thought in mind that most players focus...
- Posted 91 days ago
The Ultimate Putting Program (Part 1): The design of your putter influences aim
Imagine holing a putt in a golf outing, and hearing one of your teammates say, “That’s exactly where you were aiming.” I bet you’ve never heard that before, especially after making a putt. Through my experience fitting...
- Posted 92 days ago
Stetina: The Ultimate Putting Program
Putting is probably the easiest part of the game, and yet so many people struggle immensely with it. You don’t have to be strong, or in any way physically gifted to be a good putter. You simply...
- Posted 99 days ago
The ‘arc’ vs. ‘square-to-square’ putting method: Either or neither?
There’s hundreds of different golfers try to putt, but putting really just boils down to two schools of thought. There are those who try to move the putter head “straight back and straight through” along the target...
- Posted 133 days ago
Putting: The Recoil, “the IF” and the finish
“How did I make a 12 on a par five hole?” Arnold Palmer said. “It’s simple. I missed a four-foot putt for an 11.” There is an epidemic in the amateur golf world in regard to putting...
- Posted 140 days ago
The importance of the elbows in putting
As we all know, putting requires a solid stroke that is derived from very coordinated motions of the shoulders, arms and hands, not to mention the complex set of psychomotor motions that must be mastered between the...
- Posted 140 days ago
Master these 3 set-up keys for fewer 3 putts
It seems that everyone wonders why they do not make more putts. But if you consider the multitude of variables that affect putting, it is a wonder that golfers make any at all. Identifying the most important...
- Posted 147 days ago
The most important putts to make
Back in May, I felt that Tiger Woods was Statistically Primed For the U.S. Open. Tiger had just come off his fourth victory for the year, and was using a very conservative tee shot strategy — hitting...
- Posted 207 days ago