Focus On Where The Ball Was

PGA Professional Brian Crowell says the key to a conisistent putting stroke is to look at where the ball was, not where it's going.

Released on 4/11/2012

Credits

Starring: Brian Crowell

Transcript

00:01
(birds chirping)
00:07
Oh!
00:09
Is there anything more frustrating
00:11
than missing a short putt?
00:13
Well, let me tell you, the number one cause
00:15
of misses from this range: too much head movement.
00:20
Golfers are always in a rush to see where that ball goes,
00:24
and the more your head moves
00:25
the more likely you are to make inconsistent contact.
00:29
The trick here is to be sure and keep your focus
00:31
under where the ball was,
00:33
and I've got a great little tip to help you out.
00:35
I'm gonna take the same putt,
00:37
only this time I've placed a ball marker underneath my ball.
00:42
(birds chirping)
00:46
(golf ball clanging)
00:51
You practice this drill,
00:53
those two and three footers
00:54
are gonna start seeming real easy, trust me.
00:58
Keep your focus under where the ball was,
01:00
you'll hole more putts.
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