Tag Archives: putting technique

How To Really Roll that Putt

I was feeding my two primary addictions a few days ago by looking at golf books. I stumbled upon The Golf Club, a book by Jeffery B. Ellis. According to the cover notes, Ellis is a champion amateur golfer, runs … Continue reading

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Anchors Away?

I think I’ve noticed a subtle shift in the way the long putter debate is being framed. When the recent run of long putter wins began, including Adam Scott winning with the sweeper and Keegan Bradley winning with the belly … Continue reading

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The Sand Crab Goes Long

It was a scorcher, and after a quick round in the slightly cool of the morning I wandered into the grill for an early lunch. I figured I was safe from the Sand Crab before noon, but I heard his … Continue reading

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I Think, Therefore I Can’t Putt

Watching the WGC Bridgestone Invitational, you get the impression that the secrets to good putting are (1) don’t think, and (2) use a long putter. It’s pretty hard to not notice that Adam Scott uses a sweeper and Keegan Bradley, … Continue reading

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Report To The Sand Crab

I usually duck and cover if I see the Sand Crab coming, but today was different. After our last talk I had to check in with him, and I knew I’d find him near the TV in the grill, watching … Continue reading

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Putt Like Lyle Lovett

During the St. Jude Classic today, Ian Baker-Finch said he used to hit delicate putts off center so he could stroke firmly yet hit the ball softly. For someone like me, who struggles to consistently hit the ball in the … Continue reading

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