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Tap into your imagination to improve your putt

 

The ability to imagine the path your ball will take is a powerful trick. By envisioning the effect the terrain has on your ball, you can better anticipate the best path to the pin. If predicting your path on the green is challenging, here are some tips that will help tap into the power of your imagination. To do this practice, you’ll want to be within a few feet of the hole.

 

Focus on Distance

 

Step 1: Look at the hoIe and imagine the place your ball will be right before it lands in the hole.

Step 2: Place a ball 6 inches away from where you imagine the first landing. Next, place another ball a foot away from where you imagine the first landing. Repeat in consecutive intervals at 1½ feet and then at 2 feet. Continue doing this until you land at the place from where you are practicing.

 

Focus on Speed

 

Step 3: Envision the speed the ball will need to travel your imagined path and sink the putt. You also need to analyze how speed can work against you.

Step 4: Square yourself to the imagined line.

Step 5: Practice putting and using the right speed by aiming for a coin or tee at the fall line. Putt in such a way that your ball arrives at your identified spot on the high side.

 

 

Tip courtesy of GolfTips Magazine 

 

 

 

 


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