Top 10 Putting Videos
Most golfers would be aware that when you’re taking your putting stroke, you shouldn’t use your wrist in your putting stroke. And that’s easier said than done. A lot of people know they shouldn’t use their wrist, but when they hit the ball they still flick it in. It’s a very instinctive movement just to go at it with the fingers go at it with the right hand particularly and flick it away.
The arc putting stroke is actually something that comes quite naturally. And lots of golf instructors myself included sometimes, try and work hard with golfers to try and stop making the putting stroke arc. We often talk about a straight back, straight through method, almost like the idea of throwing a dart or putting with a snooker or a pool cue, we want to be straight back and straight through.
One of the most difficult shots you might get when you’re on the putting green is the situation where the ball has rolled up to the edge of the fringe of the grass, at the back edge of the green and you’ve got a big fringe just behind the golf ball. It’s very difficult then to get a good clean contact.
If you need a little bit of help and assistance in improving your putting, particularly from the long range, here is five superb tips that I am sure will improve your putting game.
Selecting the right putter for your game is a very important process, actually a very personal process. It’s difficult for someone to advise you on the right type of putter straight off the bat because you might pick a putter up and feel really comfortable with it whereas the next guy picks it up and it doesn’t really suit him.
If you've developed a really good consistent putting stroke, the next stage of being a good putter is being able to read greens. Particularly being able to read long putts on greens, because it's those long putts that you've got to get close to be able to make the two putts.
If you feel like you’re struggling with your putting because your hands fighting each other, why don’t you try the claw grip for a while and see how that works.
A major cause of leaving balls short of the hole is the fact that when you are taking your putt, you just have a tendency to look up a little bit too early.
A major fact that causes some pulled putt is a deceleration in your stroke. Decelerating as you're coming into the golf ball is a massive factor. The toe would overtake the heel and the ball would go left off a closed face.
There are loads of different putting styles and how to hold the putter, it comes down to personal preference and whether you've had much success with your old style of putting grip.