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Old 09-20-2021, 04:36 AM
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any recommendations for someone who gives good putting lessons.
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Old 09-20-2021, 05:55 AM
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Old 09-20-2021, 08:34 AM
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define a "good lesson"...putting is an art because it takes a good eye to spot small breaks in a putt. you can get all the basics from a YouTube video...from there it takes hours/weeks/years to become a good putter and practicing is the biggest key to attaining that skill. just putting hundreds of balls won't return excellent results, but knowing why/how to stroke a putt for desired distance and aiming are a must. luck.

getting lessons from a professional is much easier than trying to decipher a video as you can get feedback immediately from your instructor to make corrections or clarify a point. in the end it still requires hours of practice without the professional teacher and if you might be expecting a "magic" solution just watch pro golfers practice...all the time. Your aim likely isn't to get as good as a pro golfer, but strangely enough that is the one area of the game(chipping too)that amateurs can as do well as the pros.
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Green reading is the most important part of putting in MHO.
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I ordered Dave Peltz Putting Bible from Thrifty Books it cost around $8.00. It was a good read, I then ordered his short game bible it was also good.
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You tube is the best and it is FREE
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I don't think a pro golfer can really teach you how to putt. I have known a few excellent tee-to-green golfers who were lousy putters. You can usually tell a bad putter by how often they try to improve by buying an expensive new putter. I think that putting is different from other shots because you cannot be accurate if you put side spin on the ball. You must develop a stroke that brings the putter straight back and straight forward along the line to the hole. Also, most putts that don't make it to the hole do not go in, and most missed putts miss on the low side of the hole. My two cents.
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Originally Posted by rjn5656 View Post
any recommendations for someone who gives good putting lessons.
Tom Talbott at the Sarasota Golf Academy (352-259-2077).
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Green reading is the most important part of putting in MHO.
If you don’t see the line use your feet. You can feel the slope that way.
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