Keep A Steady Head
Make more putts with better distance and direction
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Out on the LPGA Tour, if you're averaging somewhere in the 28-29 putts per round, you're considered among the best putters out here. Short putts, long putts, whatever length you may encounter, if you manage to keep your putts to under 30 in a given round, you'll shoot a good score.
Keeping the head steady starts with also keeping the lower body steady through the stroke.
This tip, albeit a simple one, will help you make more putts with better distance and direction.
As you can see in the color photos, I like to set up over the golf ball with my eyes just barely inside the target line. According to my putting coach, that's a good spot to be, and you never want to error with the eyes outside the target line.
I'm able to set up in this position pretty easily because my putter shaft is a comfortable length and lie. However, a longer putter may help you set up with your eyes directly over the golf ball (or just to the inside), like how I'm doing. A shorter putter usually helps with the opposite problem and will help move your eyes, if they happen to be too far away, more over the golf ball. Point being, get your putter fit for length and lie, and pay attention to your head position as it relates to the golf ball. A good/bad position can greatly affect your putting results.
Paige MacKenzie, LPGA, currently plays on the LPGA tour and is a familiar face on Golf Channel's Morning Drive. For more info, visit paigemackenziegolf.com.