Butch Harmon: How To Hit A Downhill Putt

You'll make more downhill putts with a grip change.

Released on 4/20/2016

Transcript

00:04
Let's talk about a downhill four or five footer.
00:08
Downhill, fast green, I know you're nervous with this.
00:11
Let me show you something that will really help you.
00:13
A lot of people think you should try
00:15
and hit the ball on the toe of the putter for this.
00:17
I don't like that because when you do that
00:19
the putter weight tends to open.
00:21
Let me give you a little trick on these downhill puts.
00:23
I want you to hold your grip so light
00:25
that the club is almost falling out of your hands
00:28
and then we're going to make a slow motion stroke.
00:32
You really commit to the line.
00:33
This put doesn't have a lot of break in it.
00:36
Take your grip, really light grip.
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Give it one look.
00:41
Slow motion put.
00:43
If you use a light grip and a slow motion stroke
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you're going to make more downhill puts.
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