2018

  • Putting Drill: Hide Impact For Smoother Putting

    Friday, 12 October 2018

    Putting Drill: Hide Impact For Smoother Putting When you miss a couple of putts, it's easy to get hung up on technique. Should I take it back straighter? More inside? Open the face? This type of attention is ultimately a distraction, causing you to focus more on the putter head and less on the object you are propelling; after all, in...

  • Patrick Reed: What it means to putt aggressively

    Wednesday, 12 September 2018

    Patrick Reed:"Putt aggressively to hole more than your fair share" Be aggressive on the greens I want to hole everything. Trying to make each and every putt I look at may be my biggest scoring key. The green is the best place to make up strokes, so an aggressive attitude is a must if you want to convert more than your fair...

  • Drill to improve your lag putting

    Written by Golf World on Wednesday, 16 May 2018

    Use this drill to improve your lag putting  Repeatable speed control is essential to hit long putts close to the hole, and the secret to that is the length of your stroke. Making the appropriate length backswing for the putt's distance gives a stroke good rhythm and acceleration. This easy drill improves your feel and also includes a scoring element, which...

  • George Coetzee: Four golden rules for putting

    Monday, 5 March 2018

    Use this tip from George Coetzee to help knock shots off your score! Four time European Tour winner George Coetzee, who ranked third for putts per GIR and 1st for 25 birdies or better on his way to victory at the Tshwane Open, shares four keys he goes back to on the greens every time.  Unlike many of my colleagues on Tour,...

  • Improve your long distance putting

    Wednesday, 28 February 2018

    Paul Waring: ‘Think ‘solid wrists’ to improve your long-range distance control’ "I often see amateurs move the putter head away from the ball quite quickly with the hands and wrists", says Waring. "That creates inconsistent clubhead speed, making it very difficult to control distance. Pros and good putters almost lock their arms against their torso and move the putter with the big muscles...

  • Improve your putting touch

    Thursday, 11 January 2018

    Putting Drill: Improve your putting touch with this simple drill If you can sharpen your awareness of how the power you are applying translates into how far the ball goes, you can really start to improve your putting feel. Here is a simple game that will help. Gather 10 balls – ideally the same brand and model you use in competition. Strike...