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Basic Putting By Myrtle Beach Golf School / Peter Anderson

Your stance should normally be the narrowest of any shot that you play. (I'd recommend the outside of your feet be no wider than your hips.) Your stance should also be taken near enough the ball so that you can produce a stroke which is straight back…

Corey Pavin's Putting - A Great Grip By Joe Sullivan

Was there a better moment in golf than Corey Pavin's second shot on the 18th hole of the 1995 U.S. Open? That screaming 4-wood that carved its way through the wind and cascaded down upon the green about 5-feet from the cup. Was that not awesome? Was …

Distance Control on your Putts By Larry O. Krupp

There is no substitute for experience, but you can improve your estimate for how much effort you need to go a certain distance by doing the following. First, develop a preshot routine that includes 2 or 3 practice swings that closely approximate the …

Four Set-Up Fundamentals Common to all Great Putters By Bob Wyatt

When putting, remember to check these four set-up fundamentals:

How Important is Putting to a Better Game? By Myrtle Beach Golf School / Peter Anderson

The average player is said to take 2/3rds of his total shots from less than 100 feet from the hole. With this in mind it's clear that you can't score well without putting at least adequately.

Learn To Read To Improve Your Golf Game By Larry O. Krupp

Now, after hitting the shot, you must read it correctly. You must be in a balanced finish to read it properly, so you can check your alignment in case the shot is off line. As you stand in a perfectly balanced finish and watch your ball, ask yourself…

Look Up At It for the Best Read By Larry O. Krupp

Does your putt start in the correct direction? Directional control starts with being able to read the putt correctly. Take the time to walk around your putt and check the line from at least 2 viewpoints, behind the ball and behind the hole. The best …

Look Uphill for the Best Read on the Green By Larry O. Krupp

Does your putt start in the correct direction? Directional control starts with being able to read the putt correctly. Take the time to walk around your putt and check the line from at least 2 viewpoints, behind the ball and behind the hole. The best …

Putt Well for a Better Score By Roland Stafford

In terms of scoring, putting is the most important part of the game. To be a good putter takes a good technique, concentration and lots of practice. Many players lack confidence in putting. In some cases they actually fear this part of the game takin…

Putting By The Original Golf School

Putting is a little like shooting pool.
It requires touch and finesse.

Putting - Cross-Handed By Joe Sullivan

November, 1998 - As I am sitting here watching the Skins Game, I am noticing that Freddie Couples has gone back to his cross-handed style of putting. This is something he has used on and off for the last few years. This raises a couple of pertinent q…

Putting - Speed vs. Line By Joe Sullivan

There is much debate in the world of golf about what is more important in putting. Is it line, or is it speed? There have been many credible sources that have argued both sides very well. One of the best putters of all time, Bob Charles, feels that t…

Putting Under Pressure By Bob Wyatt

By now, I'm sure you understand the importance of good putting, if lowering your score is your goal.

Reading the Greens By Tom Ward

Question:
What is the best way to learn to read the topography of greens when putting, as to whether the ball will break right, left or continue straight?

Some Ideas on the Putting Stroke By Myrtle Beach Golf School / Peter Anderson

Many golfers are not good at judging what effect variations in grass, terrain, and moisture, will have on a putted ball, but the single biggest reason for the difficulties, experienced by most people in putting, is a fear of missing a shot which they…

Tempo: Improving the Swing, and the Putt By Roland Stafford

THE SWING: Tempo for our purpose is the length of time it takes to make a swing from start to finish.

Thoughts on Putting by the Best Putters Ever By Myrtle Beach Golf School / Peter Anderson

I would like to quote (or paraphrase) what some of the best putters of all time had to say about putting, in hopes that one of the phrases might help you develop a better concept to utilize in your own game.

Try a Wide Variety of Putting Strokes By Tom Ward

The putting stroke that is best depends upon the individual. So try them all and decide which is best for you.

You Should Putt Like You Swing By Myrtle Beach Golf School / Peter Anderson

... or a little more eloquently stated, "A putting stroke is a true swing, and should be made up of the same components as your full swing;" is recommended advise in much of the instructional writing through the years. Percy Boomer, in his classic bo…