Beat The Golf Anchoring Ban

You Can Keep That Perfect Pendulum — And Not Just With The Putter

On January 1, 2016 the USGA implemented Rule 14-1b, which prohibits anchoring a club while making a stroke. Anchoring a club to a player’s sternum or belly allows a player to easily swing the golf club in a pendulum-like motion. This golf anchoring ban affected many golfers at all levels. Benefits of making a pendulum-like Read more…

Use Your Noodle 2

Keep your lower body still to drill those putts right into the hole
Use Your Noodle 2

In 2015, in the pages of Golf Tips, I introduced my “Use Your Noodle” plan to help golfers improve their game, and it caught on so well with readers that we’re keeping the noodle — in other words, those long, cylindrical foam swimming aids you can pick up at any sporting goods store or major Read more…

Get In Line To Sink More Putts

Use this fail-safe system to save crucial strokes on the green
Get In Line To Sink More Putts

Where you are aiming and where you think you are aiming are often different. I encourage the use of alignment rods to get truly on line. Find a straight putt on the practice green and place an alignment stick parallel to the right of the target line (Photo 1). When you set up make sure Read more…

Get Fitted!

The importance of fitting the various putter specs to help improve your game around the greens

When it comes to scoring in golf, there’s nothing that replaces making putts to truly lower your score. Sure, you should practice, but are you using the correct putter to make it easier to roll that ball into the hole? Golf Tips asked one of the leading putter designers, Vikash Sanyal, for some help in Read more…

Use Your Senses

Putt better with a cleaner mind

If you think the secret to lower scores is to hit hundreds of golf balls out on the practice tee, I have news for you: It isn’t.

Tee Party

Putt it the right distance!

If you’re struggling with your distance control and three-putting, sometimes the best practice is to rehearse a simple drill that takes the focus off the hole and onto a different end goal.

Keep It Simple

How to drop more putts without trying so hard

If you want to become a better putter, you have to know how to use your eyes to your advantage.

Five A Side

Become a more precise putter with this drill

To become a better putter, you have to get used to focusing on smaller targets.

Blind Reading

Close your eyes to make more putts

Years ago, I played in the Heather Farr Charity for the Blind tournament in Sun City, Ariz. I played with an English gentleman who had been blind since birth.

The Toe Putt

Turn your putter around for more success on the greens

One of the most overlooked aspects of putting is making sure you have solid contact.

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