November

  • Stop Missing Short Putts

    Written by Dan Frost on Monday, 10 November 2008

    There's nothing more frustrating than playing a hole well only to miss a simple two-footer on the green. These testing little putts are often missed due to anxiety. The golfer looks up too soon after striking the putt to see if it drops in the hole. The secret to holing out from close range is to keep your eyes down fixed on...

  • Putting Distance Control Drill

    Written by Dan Frost on Monday, 10 November 2008

    Most three putts are the result of poor distance control. Leaving your first putt short or long leaves too much work to hole out in two. To improve your long range putting you must work on your distance control. TG Top 12 Teaching Professional Dan Frost has a simple drill you can take to the practice green to help you learn...

  • Putting Body Alignment Drill

    Written by Dan Frost on Monday, 10 November 2008

    Many poor putters struggle on the greens because they have too much lower body movement in their stroke. The ideal movement comes from the upper body, keeping the lower body still. This allows a simple back and through pendulum putting stroke. TG Top 12 Teaching Professional Dan Frost demonstrates a great drill you can use to minimise your body movement and start holing...

  • Putting Grip

    Written by Dan Frost on Monday, 10 November 2008

    If you want to hole more putts then it is really important to grip the putter correctly. Do so and you'll keep the hands nice and neutral on the club. Where most amateurs go wrong is they grip the putter in a similar fashion to an iron or wood. This encourages the hands to rotate, a big no-no in the putting...