The way you hold your putter and set your body is vital for a solid putting foundation. If you’re not gripping the club correctly, you’re setting yourself up for a long day on the greens. Michael Breed and Krista Dunton discuss some of the setup essentials that the professionals have perfected to make their jobs look so easy. A proper setup should include 1) a good, consistent grip with the angles of the putter shaft and your forearms on the same plane; 2) the grip and shaft of the putter leaning slightly forward towards the hole; 3) your eye line focused over the top or back of the ball; and 4) a constant connection between your upper arms and your body.
In this video, PGA Professionals Bill Forest and Kevin Weeks cover alternative club options for when you find yourself just off the green. You’ll learn the advantages to using a putter or hybrid when you find yourself just short of the green. Bill and Kevin demonstrate the correct grip, stance and stroke techniques that will give you the confidence to use these alternative clubs when faced with this situation.Watch Now >>
In The Texas Wedge PGA professional Michael Breed demonstrates the proper conditions and techniques needed to successfully utilize your putter from the fringe. In this lesson you will learn to identify the grass conditions that allow for the successful use of a putter when just off the green. Michael also demonstrates how to set up, practice and execute the perfect Texas wedge putt.Watch Now >>
Learn how to improve your putting distance control. PGA Professional Mike Davis teaches you how to be a better putter by developing your feel for distance control. He explains how to gather data on the putting green to feed your subconscious mind. You will also learn several helpful putting drills and how to create a routine on the putting green. By practicing your routine and developing your feel, you’ll stop focusing on your mechanics and have better distance control.Watch Now >>
Challenging yourself through a series of practice games and drills is a great way to improve your bunker play. PGA Instructor Joe Plecker, Jr. and Brandel Chamblee show you three of these, the Penny Drill, Trajectory Drill, and Ladder Drill. Practicing these drills will lead to more consistent ball striking and distance control out of the sand. If you can master these drills, you will be a better bunker player and dramatically increase your odds of getting up and down.Watch Now >>