In any given round, you probably use your putter more than any other club in your bag. Of course, if you don’t get off the tee, or miss-hit your wedges, you tend to not score well. But a one putt: now that’s worth it’s weight in gold and makes up for the other errant shots.
by perfect connection golf swing Most of us complain mightily when the greens are too slow, and we just can’t seem to hit the ball hard enough to get it to the hole. But for some reason, slow greens don’t generate as much fear in us, as do fast greens. You know what I mean
by Mike Dero There are many aspects to the game of golf that are really difficult in which to become proficient. But for most of us good enough is, well, good enough. If your shots can be in the general direction of the flag, that’s pretty good. Until, of course, it comes to putting. To
by Mike Dero No one is afraid of an uphill putt. But everyone I know dreads a downhill five or seven footer; the steeper the slope the greater the dread. And rightly so, because that downhill seven footer can easily become a 10 footer coming back . That happens because most of us don’t really
by John Dodegge Researchers at the Mayo Clinic found that 33 percent to 48 percent of all serious golfers have experienced the yips, and that golfers who have played for more than 25 years, appear to be most prone to the condition. Keep these statistics in mind. The yips occur mostly on short putts. Why?
I have always been a terrible putter, and it has truly been the bane of my golf game. I drive the ball fairly well, no problem in the sand and my chipping is really good, compensating somewhat for my poor putting. I was so desperate in fact that I even tried putting left handed, thinking
by Mike Dero So you travel 510 yards, and you are on the green in three. Not bad, and you only have 10 feet left for your par. And Whamo, you three putt the green. How ironic is that? You average 170 yards per stroke to get to the green, and then you average 3.3
by David Mackenzie Did you ever stop to think that when you play golf you may have too much time to stop and think? And maybe that’s why what happens on the driving range, stays on the driving rage. On the range we are loose: drop a ball, hit it, drop another, not much thinking
by Dave Pelz Pop quiz! How close to the hole do you think the pros land their approach shots to the green? Well if you guessed 10 to 15 feet, which seems like what we see on TV, you would be way off. Through June 7 2015, Jim Furyk is ranked number 1 with an