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Putting Exercise: 18in Semi Circle Drill

Inside of 25 feet we want to be aggressive and focus on getting the ball to the hole. It has been talked about often that 18 inches past the cup is the optimal speed for a golf ball to go into the cup. Unlike the longer distance putts where two...

Putting Exercise: 3ft Circle Drill

The primary goal when putting outside of 25 feet should be the all-important 3-foot circle around the hole. The reason 3 feet is so important is based purely on probabilities and statistics. PGA Tour professionals make 95% of 3-foot putts. Now, we...

Putting Exercise: 3-6-9 Ft Drill

This is one of my favorite putting drills. It’s so important to hone this skill because your game inside of 10 feet is what really separates the pros from the amateurs. For this, you will need three golf balls and three tees. Rotating between left...

Putting Exercise: 3-4-5-6 Ft Drill

You’ll need two golf balls and eight tees for this drill. On either side of the hole, place a tee at 3 feet from the cup. Add an additional tee at each foot further away until you have tees at 3, 4, 5, and 6 feet from the hole. You are competing...

Length of Your Putting Stroke

Nothing is more important in your game than a consistent putting stroke. You can be the best player from tee to green but without a good stroke on the greens, you still won’t be able to put up the score you want. It is important that you pay...

5 Tips to Read a Green Like a Pro

See the line OR putt to a point. We all see the line differently when surveying a putt. Personally, I see the curve: the line the ball will travel on as it starts out and moving with the lie of the land as it makes its way to the cup. Others will...

A Winning Putting Stroke (At Every Length)

The putting stroke has always been considered a pendulum motion. All other shots in golf involve a significant acceleration and hit onto the ball, but a proper putting stroke is like the large swinging hand in a Grandfather clock swaying back and...