Long Putting Pressure Drill

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Long Putting Pressure Drill
Category: Practice
Sub-Category: Putting, Swing Drills

Video Transcript

Video Golf Tip | Long Putting Pressure Drill

Most golfers struggle with their long putts and you usually hear from golfers when they three putt the most is when they have long putts. I want to share with you a long putting drill that will help you improve your long putting. I have picked two holes out, I have one down there and one here, and the first thing you want to do is pace it off, and I have a 40 five foot putt. The way the exercise works is, I will start out and hit three putts down to this hole, then I am going to come back and hit three putts to this hole, then I am going to go back down to the far hole and then back up to this hole. That is a total of twelve putts and I want to pick a target score out. The objective is that I have to get a certain number, we can call it nine out of twelve, within a club length of the hole to be successful at this exercise. So I am going to set up, I will demonstrate for you and I am going to come down to this hole which is a 40 five foot putt, I am going to hit one and watch it, that is a little long and a little left, so next one I am going to try to improve on my starting direction which is better. Next one I am going to try to have the same line just hit it a little further, which I did. Then what you are going to do is as you come down here you are going to measure your putts with your putter. I have a rule that is either good or not good. This first one I know is good, second one is a little long and my first putt was long. Now I have one point. I am then going to hit three more putts up to the hole where I started and continue this exercise until I get nine out of twelve putts. It is a great way to practice long putts because here I have a downhill putt, coming back up it is uphill. If you can take the time to do this every time you practice you are going to have less three putts on your long putting.

About the Instructor
Mike McGetrick
Mike McGetrick
McGetrick Golf Academy
4900 Himalaya Road, Building Q
Denver, CO 80249
Tel: 303-799-0870

Mike McGetrick heads the Mike McGetrick Golf Academy which is located in beautiful Denver, Colorado and features one of the most modern golf instruction facilities in the world. He is listed as one of Golf Magazine's Top 100 Teachers and Golf Digest's #7


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