2017

  • How can I stop missing short putts?

    Monday, 11 December 2017

    Find out how to stop missing short putts with two simple drills We've all experienced the phenomenon of missing a short putt, rolling it back and tapping it in the second time. We can also knock them in one-handed when we're having a knockabout. That suggests the problem with short putts is more mental than technical. So here are two ways you...

  • Putting: Downhill Putts

    Thursday, 23 November 2017

    PUTTING  Enter the dead zone Learn the easy way to deal with slick downhill putts  Fault: Running fast putts past Fix: Use toe contact to kill the strike We coaches are usually big on helping you find the sweetspot of your putter. A centred strike stops the face twisting at impact and helps you deliver consistent distance control. But there’s one occasion...

  • Jordan Spieth's putting technique

    Wednesday, 18 October 2017

    Hole the putts that matter: The 2017 Open champion is well-known for his expertise on the greens - and here's how he does it When Jordan Spieth's caddie Michael Greller was asked what made his boss such a good putter, he replied it might have something to do with the fact he spends up to 10 hours a day on the...

  • Get rid of your anxiety over short putts

    Thursday, 21 September 2017

    Stop, lock and listen: Learn two ways to thwart anxiety on your second putt On short putts, anxiety often causes us to follow the roll of the ball with our eyes. In itself that's OK, but the problem here is that eye movement can lead to head movement, which tends to mean shoulder movement. Before you know it, you've yanked the...

  • Why accelerating works better than a pendulum

    Thursday, 07 September 2017

    Get off the clock: In this tip, learn why accelerating works better than a pendulum "Swing the putter like a pendulum" is one of those ageless pieces of advice we'd do better to ignore. While the concept of the pure swing of the pendulum is a seductive one, it rarely translates into improved putting performance. For one thing, unless you're a machine, it...

  • Putting tips from the Pro's

    Tuesday, 27 June 2017

    "Walk the line of your putt and get a feel for the green" Do you struggle with putting? Some of the best players on the planet – DJ, Spieth and Day – can all roll their golf ball pretty well... This is their best advice for you. These tips comes from our sister magazine, Golf World. For subscriptions - click here Dustin Johnson  “Like with...

  • The pendulum drill

    Friday, 24 February 2017

    Struggle on the greens? In this video Today's Golfer PGA Coach Adrian Fryer teaches you how to get a consistent putting stroke with the pendulum drill. Watch the video and become a better putter!...