Some very good putting advice

Kevin O’Neill has thought long and hard about putting. He calls himself the Putting Professor and for good reason. He has developed a unique putter (which I recommend) and has devoted much of his adult life to helping golfers play better – and in particular the putting game. We are like minded souls. We have…

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Power of Simplicity

I’ve been a fan of simplifying golf for years now. My thoughts on playing and coaching golf changed forever back in 2010 after visiting a marketing seminar. I learned about the power of the 80/20 Rule and Less is More. These ideas helped explain my thoughts on golf learning and performance and highlighted why I…

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Tour player learns to putt more freely

Earlier this week I had the privilege of an all-day coaching session with Matthew Guyatt. Matt plays here in Australia and on the Japanese tour. I hadn’t met Matt before but through a mutual friend I had heard quite a bit about him. I learned that Matt is an excellent ball striker, has a wealth of…

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[Putting] Practice without practice

The Putting Professor is on fire! He sent me an article last week and then another yesterday. I think the weather has been poor in Melbourne so he has been stuck inside with nothing to do. So we can all learn from a guy who thinks deeply about how to take fewer putts. The latest…

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Putting Professor has his say

Kevin O’Neill has thought long and hard about putting. He calls himself the Putting Professor and for good reason. He has developed a unique putter (which I use and recommend) and has devoted much of his adult life to helping golfers play better – and in particular the putting game. We are like minded souls.…

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More thoughts on Adam Scott and putting

Some people might think that Adam Scott would putt better if he was able to hit the ball closer to the hole. There’s no doubt that if Adam was able to nail one of those 7 approaches in the playoff, he would have won. One of the commentators (I think it was Ian Baker-Finch) said…

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What’s wrong with Adam Scott’s Putting?

I was frustrated watching Adam Scott putt over the last few weeks. It was like he was putting with one arm tied behind his back. Just didn’t look comfortable or ready. He should have won the Australian Masters. He wasn’t at his best and certainly did well to recover from a poorish first round. And…

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Putting long and short?

So you’re struggling to get a handle on the speed of the greens. You’re hitting putts both long and short of the hole and you have no feel. It’s frustrating, isn’t it? You have a couple of options in this instance. Here’s the first… … you can try and mentally figure out the line and…

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