March

  • The Pure Roll Putt

    Written by Hugh Marr on Monday, 30 March 2009

    Club golfers are obsessed with striking putts with topspin. However, the true path to a pure roll lies more in removing backswing than applying topspin. And note it well: generating pure roll comes from your set-up and shaft angle – NOT through manipulating the stroke. Club: Putter Rhythm: Smooth Key concept: Return shaft to address at impact Set-up Promote an ascending blow, with...

  • How To Fix Your Putting

    Written by Cristie Kerr on Friday, 20 March 2009

    Putting is my favourite part of the game. But I struggled some in 2007 despite the good things that happened to me – getting married and winning my first Major, the U.S. Women’s Open. Like our amateur counterparts, we pros have trouble sticking to a practise routine. I became less focused and got away from doing the drills that made...

  • Make Those Clutch Putts

    Written by Ian Poulter on Thursday, 05 March 2009

    I made two putts last year which were both absolutely huge; the biggest I’ve ever made in my career. The first came in July at the Open at Royal Birkdale. It was an 18-footer and, at the time, I thought if I could make it I might win the Open. I looked at the line and thought it was just outside...