Follow through in putting

This is what Jack Nicklaus said about follow through. And if he said it, then it must be true, right? The follow through, necessary for tee and fairway shots is no less important on the green. It is especially important on short putts, the follow through coming more naturally on long putts. It can also…

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3 things NOT to do when you have the Yips

In order to cure the yips, you have to re-associate putting with different emotions and feelings. It’s the same concept as curing a phobia. It’s all about feeling a strong emotion, attach that to the idea of putting over and over again until this now becomes your dominate feeling towards putting. Here are the 3…

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Putting Grips – Parallel Fingers

This parallel fingers grip is a very popular grip especially amongst the older population on golfers. This is very similar to the Reverse Overlap Grip, however both the index fingers are running down the grip. The idea of this grip is so that the two index fingers would keep the putter and your left wrist…

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How to stop Deceleration in Putting

One of the biggest common traits between golfers who miss a lot of shorter putts is that they decelerate in their forward stroke. This fact may sometimes be very difficult to pick up by the golfer who is actually missing the putts, but easy to spot by someone watching. The reason why deceleration is such…

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Use Putting Drills when Practicing Putting

What is most golfer’s idea of putting practice? Here’s what I reckon, throw a few golf balls down and chase them around the entire green. It’s also amazing to see how golfers would spend hours and hours on the range working on their swing, yet they simple go to the practice putting green for 5…

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Jack Nicklaus Putting Tip

Since a dying ball is affected most by surface irregularities, a special survey of the area ear the hole should be an important part of pre-putt planning. This is especially critical in periods of slow growth when grass cannot recover easily from the effects of foot traffic which accumulate near the cup. This is especially…

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Tiger Woods Putting Grip

Tiger woods has a very text book style putting grip. He uses the text book reverse overlap grip. The back of his left hand always faces the target. This encourages a “weak” position o the left hand, which helps to discourage the hand from rotating excessively during the stroke. This helps to prevent putts missed…

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How to Choose a Putter in a golf store

Most people don’t have a clue as to how to choose a putter when they enter a golf shop. They usually have an idea of the type of putters, but don’t understand the process of fitting themselves with a putter. When you walk into a golf shop, there are usually heaps and heaps of different…

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How far forward should the ball be in your putting stance?

how far forward should the ball be in relation to your stance? There is no one solution to this question. It all depends on what feels comfortable to you. The general rule is to have it some where between the insider of your left foot and the middle of your stance. On the professional golf…

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Ball Position for Putting

There are 2 facets as to where you should have the ball positioned when putting. Here is a tip that will help you find the ideal position to have your golf ball when you’re putting. These factors are how far the ball is away from your body, and how far forward should you have the…

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