When you miss by just a little, you shouldn’t necessarily blame your read. In some cases, a slight adjustment to speed would show you that your read was actually perfect.
When the ball hits the edge of the cup and goes skirting off in another direction, it’s harder to get the feedback about your read and your speed. But it’s not impossible. If you pay close attention, there is still a fair amount to be learned.
Dave Pelz, whose “Short Game Bible” sold over a million copies, and was on the N.Y. Times best sellers list, has a new project in the works — a book that incorporates videos to teach people how to read greens. He’s using a KickStarter project to get it going, starting May 8, 2017.
With Putting Games, you can improve your skills and have fun while you’re doing it. You can compete with yourself, or spend time on the putting green having fun with your friends. Either way, you get better, and you win!
A good drill has the characteristics of a game — there’s a challenge, you keep score, and you can tell when you’re improving. And there is a definite stopping point, so it isn’t endless. These drills have those characteristics. These drills help you score, and they’re fun!