I was playing golf with my father in law the other day and he was really dialed in to the pace of his putts, but he kept on missing them left and right. He finally confessed that he’s never really had a good way of reading greens or the finer details in his putts. This prompted me to share the strategy that I use with my daughter who’s eight years old.
Are you're having a hard time efficiently getting down in three from 120 yards or less? Join us as Golf Digest #29th ranked teacher in America talks about using the right club around the greens and how to train your distance control on those finesse wedges.
EPISODE FEATURED GUEST: JAMES SIECKMANN
James has coached over 50 PGA & LPGA Tour players. He's a Golf Digest top 50 instructor, Golf Magazine top 100 instructor, and 6 time PGA Teacher of the Year in his section. He operates the Shadow Ridge Golf Academy in Omaha, Nebraska.
Do you have a hard time making the important putts or do you tend to psyche yourself out before you even address the ball? Try some of these practice drills and exercises to help you make your flat stick one of the strongest parts of your game.
For this week's episode I'm sharing with you the best strategies I've learned to help increase your confidence and ability to perform under pressure. This really comes from the fact that I've seen these few drills/exercises make HUGE strides for my students. It's something that I do myself all the time so I can sometimes forget how big of an impact this has on my game, but seeing the success my students have had by adapting these tips has definitely reinforced it's importance.Continue Reading
What an amazing PGA Championship for Jason day! He was incredibly consistent and his routines aided him greatly. I love how you could see him close his eyes and visualize the shot and then slowly approach the golf ball every time.
Today I want to talk about a routine that is greatly overlooked, but has a huge impact on our scores: the putting routine.
Your putting routine is what allows you to successfully complete pressure putts. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, how do you expect to have a consistent outcome if you don’t have a consistent routine?Continue Reading
Are you struggling with the flat stick? Jared Shears gives us an absolute putting tutorial from how to read greens all the way to which eye is dominant. Take a listen and get your short game in order with Jared Shears.
As I’ve said before several interviews and messages I really enjoy statistics and scientific analysis. I was poking around the Internet looking for some stats to break down (exciting, I know) when I stumbled upon a study that was done by the US National Library of Medicine National Institute of Health about the “yips”.
In this study they surveyed 1,000 golfers with handicaps lower than 12 and came up with some interesting yet not altogether surprising information.Continue Reading
I’ve always been a big fan of Dave Stockton when it comes to putting expertise. I was digging through some old articles and I found some great putting tips that I still use today to bust myself out of my putting slumps.
Leading with your left hand. [Read more…]