The Art Of Feel Putting

Get Less Technical And Have More Fun
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As golf science advances and evolves we’ve become more dependent and focused upon what technically should happen throughout any shot in golf. It seems we consume ourselves with the ideal that if our effort to swing any club within a technologically “perfect” condition(s), we worry about how off target any shot will be. Putting is Read more…

How To Putt Like A Pro

Simple Drills With Simple Tools From Our Golf Bags

Touring pros work endlessly on distance control when putting. To putt like a pro, the two most important aspects of distance control are: Hitting your putt consistently in the center of the club. Maintaining the sense of even tempo back and through and matching the distance you take the putter back with the distance you Read more…

Putting Speed Control Made Simple

To Putt Well, It’s Important; To Master The Art Form, It’s Vital

At TP Golf Schools in Naples, Florida, every day I go to the lesson tee I will try — in an admittedly pre-meditated manner — to encourage my students to spend time with me on the putting green to work on speed control. Some will take the bait. Sadly, most will not. It is amazing Read more…

The ABCs of Great Putting

Three Keys To Success On The Green

If you look around the putting green at your local course on a Saturday morning you’ll see an unlimited number of different styles, preferences and philosophies when it comes to putting. Even on the PGA Tour you see a plethora of different grips, stances, and putter shapes. It makes you wonder if there is a Read more…

Pace Off Those Lag Putts

This Drill Works On Greens Of Any Speed

Today’s super-manicured and scientifically calibrated putting surfaces make the game of golf more challenging than ever. Fast greens like those we offer on the three nines at Champions Retreat — one designed by Gary Player, one by Jack Nicklaus and one by the late Arnold Palmer — can cause your approach shots or chips to Read more…

Putting Secrets From A True Master

Practice With Purpose To Build A Sound Game

I’m going to let you in on one of my favorite putting secrets. In 1981, when my Florida Southern team arrived at Hop Meadow in Simsbury, Connecticut just outside Hartford, we encountered a long, tight course with deep rough and fast, undulated putting surfaces. At our team dinner after our first practice round one of Read more…

EGOS Putting: Green Reading Revolution

Even after crouching, staring and “foot-feeling,” the best players in the world still misread greens. There’s proof every week on Tour. Pros do not always see the correct break, and like the rest of us live in a World of Optical Illusions (WOI). Misreads are caused by optical illusions, period. Even grain can be an Read more…

Putting With Imagination

How To See The Line And Commit To It

Great putting starts with a great imagination. Reading putts is an exercise of that imagination. The player must imagine the effect of the terrain upon the travel of the ball. You’ll See It When You Believe It is the title of one of Dr. Wayne Dyer’s many books. I suggest to students that they have to practice Read more…

The Yardstick Putting Drill

Stay On The Straight And Narrow With This Tip

Ask any good putter what separates him or her from the crowd, and they’ll most likely say, “My ability to bury the short ones, inside three feet, almost all the time.” Sure, crazy lipouts or spike marks happen, but if you really want to shave strokes off your card and be a master of the Read more…

Feel The Need For Putting Speed Control

‘Toss’ This Golf Tip Into Your Bag Of Drills

Do you ever wonder why you see Jordan Spieth looking up at the hole while he putts rather than looking down at the ball? This technique will help with putting speed control. The premise of this drill comes from our basic hand eye coordination of tossing or rolling a ball (Photo 1). Your eyes will figure Read more…

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