A Great Putting Drill to help your arms stay connected!
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This is a great putting drill to help the golfer understand the importance of getting the hands, arms and shoulders all connected and working as one! I will incorporate this drill into my putting instruction because of its simplicity in setting it up correctly. Thanks to Martin Hall of the Golf Channel for sharing!
There is a reason you have an easier time making a good stroke on a 25-foot putt than you do on a three-, five- or even 10-footer: you don’t expect to make every one of those long ones. When you get over a shorter putt, the expectation is higher, therefore, the letdown is greater and your nerves kick up.
Martin Hall explains that the face of the putter at impact dictates about 90% of a putt’s direction and with shorter putts, that means there is less room for error. He demonstrates how simply duct taping two alignment rods (or the cheaper alternative — reflective rods) can train your body to keep the putter head square through impact, thus allowing you to make more putts.