What Nicklaus think of long putts

This is what Jack Nicklaus think of Long putts. As you know he was one of the best golfers on the planet and therefore his putting advice and putting tips are probably somewhat valuable. So here’s what he’s gotta say about long putts. Three putt greens often occur because of an all out effort to…

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Avoid head motion in putting

It is important to avoid head motion when you’re putting. Or so says Jack Nicklaus, one of the greatest golfers ever walked the fairways. Here’s what Jack reckons about head motion in putting. (Another great piece of putting advice, so listen up) A steady head position is just as vital in putting as in any…

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Putting Alignment for Accurate putting

This may seem like a very basic matter/idea, but a lot of us are not aware of our own alignment when putting. After observing hundreds of golfers putting in their individual ways, the number one fault I have noticed is that most of these golfers do not align properly to the line they want to…

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Right Elbow in Putting

Jack Nicklaus believed firmly in the position of his right elbow when he’s putting. Here’s what he says… The right elbow plays a key role in putting, serving as a fulcrum or guide to help stabilize the stroke. I find that holding my right elbow close to my right side throughout the stroke keeps the…

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Putter Grip – reverse overlap

The most common putting grip is the traditional reverse-overlap. This puts the entire right hand on the putter with both thumbs running down the center of the shaft, and with the forefinger of the left hand placed over the fingers of the right hand. This is like the traditional Vardon Grip or overlap grip, but…

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What Caused My Putting Yips?

There is no one single cause of the yips. Rather, the Yips are caused by these particular triggers. First of all, you don’t pick up the correct ideas of putting when you started golf. Haven’t we all heard tips like… keep your head still or keep your left wrist firm? What ever happened to getting…

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Don’t listen to your local golf pro about putting.

Here is why you should never listen to your local pro again. If you thought that you local golf pro knows their stuff, think again. By the way, I am not saying this about every teaching professional out there. Frankly. I’ve seen many who are absolutely wonderful and very caring people too. Unfortunately, there are…

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Do I have the Putting Yips?

How would you know if you got the yips? Golfers who suffer from the yips generally speaking, have this uncontrollable ability to miss short putts. Most of us miss short putts here and there, but what classifies us as to have the yips? Here are my rules as to know if you have it or…

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Firm Putting by Jack Nicklaus

Here’s what Good Ol’ Jack believed about putting. To produce solid controlled putts, you must constantly introduce the right amount of spin. Ideally the blade should travel low to the ground back and thru to place impact on the center of the ball. When the blade lifts on the backswing, it may strike the ball…

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The putting grip advice

This is a tip for your putting grip. It came originally from Jack the Golden Bear. It’s about how he gripped the putter and his philosophy behind his own putting grip. The putt, like any other shot, requires that you start with a proper grip. Both hands must be placed so as to keep the…

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