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Putting Green The Final Step

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    Shots Around The Putting Green

    You take almost half your shots around the putting green during your round of golf. Concentrate on that last fifty percent and dramatically improve your score.

    Putting GreenApproach your putt the same as you do every shot, finish the pre-shot routine as well as implement. I have written about the first two of three steps previously:

    The mental aspect and reading the green.

    Currently, we address the 3rd and also final step, execution.

    After you have your mind right and have read your putt, here is the template of how to execute.

    Take a temporary stance near the ball.

    Take 2 or 3 practice swings while looking at the hole, not your ball. These swings should be similar to what you envision your putting stroke to be BUT look at the hole, not the ball.

    Next, take your real stance.

    Your body, feet and also shoulders should be aligned with the line you want the ball to at first travel from your stroke.

    This position must have your feet shoulders width, eyes straight above the ball, and weight completely balanced on your feet. It should feel completely natural.

    Your grip on the putter HAS to be light.

    (You need to see the statistics on this!)

    feet shoulders widthYour putt requires such precision that any tip of stress or showed muscles will inhibit a smooth move of your putter down your intended line.

    Once you remain in your stance, do a quick check of your alignment by looking at the hole, your intended line, and your putter head.

    Next off, do the critical step:

    Take numerous seconds and look hard at the hole while visualizing the path of your ball rolling into the hole. Considering that you have currently obtained your mind right as well as properly review your putt.

    This will certainly simply place you following the previous steps.

    When complete, you are completely ready to putt the ball in the hole.

    From your previous practice swings, you know how you will swing the putter and no longer have to even think about that.

    Your line has been established and all you have to do is swing your putter down your line to propel your ball the correct distance.

    The objective is to have adequate speed on your ball to bring it around 18 inches past the hole.

    If it doesn’t get to the hole it will not go in.

    alignmentYou can quickly make the come back putt if it goes 2 feet too far. Now, let us execute. Without breaking your left or right wrist, attract the putter back along the target line.

    How far you draw your putter back will determine how far your putt will travel.

    I prefer to have my backswing at the same speed as my stroke with a continuous fluid swing.

    On your forward stroke, the putter MUST follow your target line just like your backstroke. Continue this stroke though impact and down the target line.

    Want to improve your accuracy 50 to 100%?

    After you strike the ball remain to stare at the area your ball was at impact for several seconds.

    For example:

    You ought to listen to the ball fall in the hole before you see it fall in the hole if you have an eight-foot putt. As a little side note, lots of professionals as well as amateurs utilize a line made use of the ball to assist alignment.

    Putting Green The Final StepI do not use this technique, but it is valid if you need help in aligning your putt.

    Others, use “spot placing”, comparable to bowling because they choose an area a few feet ahead and aim at that spot vs. the hole.

    I have tried this over the years and have as much success using it as without.

    Your final action in your entire putting stroke is to stay clear of stomping the line of your opponents as you pick your ball out of the bottom of the jar.

    Enjoy each of these trips!

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