I have collected a range of putting tips on this page, you can also find more putting tip here, if you are looking for golf tips on driving, iron play or the short game you will find links to these pages here.
So off we go I hope you find something here that helps your game, at least it will be less expensive than golf lessons
First up as a video which I am sure you will enjoy
If you find that you are having difficulty getting up tothe hole on medium and long range putts, check that youdon't have the ball positioned too far back in your stance.
If the ball is too far back, the hands may get ahead ataddress and this can lead to a downward strike on the ballproducing backspin and causing the ball to stop quickerthan you might anticipate.If the ball is positioned further forward in the stance,with the hands above or even slightly behind the ball, itis more likely that the putter will strike the ball on theupswing, imparting overspin and making it run further.
Here is a great system to improve your golf
Place two clubs parallel to the line towards the cup on either
side of the ball. Check to see you are swinging your putter
through a straight line.
Place a two by four parallel to the line towards the cub outside
of the ball. Check to see you are swinging your putter through in
a straight line.
Mark the sweet spot with a piece of tape (a half inch by a half
inch should do it). See if you can it the sweet spot with each putt.
Place 6 golf balls in a circle around the hole about 4 feet away. Putt
each one in turn. Can you make all six? Remember to read the
green before each.
In order to aim for the center of the hole, Place four tees in front
of the hole with enough room for a golf ball to squeak through.
Try from two and four feet out.
For long putts, use the distance on the practice green. Start with
your short putt routine and then hit three from 20 feet. Then
three more. Then three more. Are they getting closer?
Remember 90 percent of long putting is judgement of distance.
Contacting the Ball with the Putter
An important thing to remember when putting is the action
of the ball itself. A ball that is struck in the center
runs much truer than one struck below or above the center.
The latter reacts to any irregularity of the green, but the
ball hit amidships rolls over most green imperfections
without losing its line. With this in mind I advise my
pupils to modify in their own minds the old rule to keep
the putter as low to the ground as possible. If you put a
ball down on your living room carpet or on a green and
place one of today's narrow-bladed putters behind it, you
will notice that the center of the ball is in line with the
top of the blade.
Consequently, when you putt, you should make a small
adjustment in your stroke and concentrate on bringing the
center of the blade through the center of the ball. When
you make this kind of contact you'll hear that nice crisp
sound all good putters produce.
On uphill putts I think you will find you'll get a
helpfully strong over-spin on the ball if you shut the face
of putter slightly. Conversely, on downhill putts where
delicacy is needed, the face of the putter is "turned
uphill," or laid back just a shade.
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