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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...

Chip or Pitch?

A chip shot is considered any shot inside of about 20-25 yards. These shots won’t require a great deal of effort to create the power required to get the ball on the green. Although there is no definitive difference between a chip and pitch shot, as...

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...

Gripping the Club: Left Hand Grip

A lot of golfers tend to grip the club with the lead hand (left hand for a right-handed golfer) too much in the palm of their hand. When doing so, the club will slip and slide around in your hand. So how do you fix this? Focus on gripping the club...

Grip Pressure When Chipping Into the Wind

A quick tip can easily improve your game when you’re chipping into the wind. Take your normal setup for a chip shot: ball centered and weight slightly forward. Pay attention to the grip pressure in your lead hand (your left hand for a right-handed...