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David Leadbetter's Keys to Putting

Golf Digest instructor David Leadbetter gives his fool-proof way to focus on clutch putts.

Released on 10/24/2018

Transcript

00:00
Now many golfers miss these short putts
00:02
simply because they move on it.
00:03
Specifically their head, and more importantly, their eyes.
00:07
If you keep your eyes nice and still,
00:09
your head will stay still.
00:11
You'll make solid contact
00:12
and you're more likely to haul these pesky little putts.
00:15
So what I want you to do is get a Sharpie out,
00:18
draw a big black dot on the ball, just like so.
00:22
You can see that, alright.
00:24
Now, I'm gonna put it down and I'm gonna focus on this dot,
00:27
because the dot is the important thing.
00:29
If I can focus on the dot it means that my eyes
00:32
will be stationary.
00:33
Alright, so I'm gonna put it down here, like so.
00:37
There we go.
00:38
Alright, I've gotta little short putt here,
00:40
it's gonna break just a fraction from left to right.
00:43
And I'm really gonna focus on this dot.
00:45
I'm gonna focus all my attention right on that black dot.
00:49
(golf club striking)
00:51
(ball dropping)
00:53
Work on that.
00:54
Focus on the dot.
00:55
Your short putting problems will be over.
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