The first 6 inches of a putt are critical. Mastering those first few inches are the first step to mastering the putting game.
Adjust Your Putts as Green Speed Changes!
In the course of a 4- or 5-hour round, green speed changes. A lot. That’s why you need CONTINUOUS FEEDBACK on green speed.
How to Adjust Your Putts
You’ve learned how to read greens and evaluate your putts. Now you need to know a few simple rules you can use to adjust your putts.
You WANT Fast Greens
Fast greens are hard. Hard greens are smooth. Smooth greens are consistent. And what you need more than anything else are consistent greens!
Four Rules for Reading Greens and Anticipating Break
Evaluating putts is the key to becoming great at reading greens and anticipating break. Four simple rules will make you superb at both!
Curved Ridge: Cups, Saucers, Bowls, and Knobs
What happens to a golf ball when you putt across a curved ridge? This article removes the mystery to give you a clear picture of what happens.
Golf Announcers: Please Read
Dear Golf Announcers: When you’re evaluating a putt on TV, please get it right!
Putting straight is the first requirement for good putting. It’s easy to verify that you can do that. Once you know you can do it — reliably and repeatedly — good putting boils down to just two things: read and speed.
Add the “Hover” for a Pure Putting Stroke
Hover your putter to eliminate the tendency to occasionally scuff the ground — probably the leading cause of 3-putts from any distance.
Missing by an Inch? Great!
Sometimes, you have one of those rounds where every putt seems to miss by an inch. Actually, that is a great sign!