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Why Use the Pendulum Putting Method

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Common Traits of Successful Putters

Things that Are the Most Common Traits of Successful Putters

If we are willing to pay the cost for new equipment, technology will definitely get us past many hurdles with our long game.  I do know from my own experience that swapping long irons with rescue clubs and upgrading my golf driver and fairway woods (I know, not actually woods), I was able to decrease my handicap without a similar upgrading in my golf swing.  But when when one thinks of the short game and especially putting, technology isn’t going to bail us out as easily.  But there are common traits of successful putters that we can all try to emulate.

When it comes to putting, the ability the individual putting will be of overriding importance.  But it may be ironic that despite the fact that we may make use of our putter on roughly 40% of our golf shots, the average golfer devotes much more of their time on the driving range than on the practice green.  So to developed into a better putter it ought to become obvious we all must put in the time on the practice green building those putting abilities.

Four things All Great Putters Can Do

1.    Trust the method, and do not become too focused on the outcomes.  Understand that with golf as in all sports there are good breaks as well as bad breaks.  In baseball great pitchers only visualize executing the pitch, and if the pitch is executed the way he wants and it is still hit for a home run, he isn’t on the whole troubled about it.  Sometimes you can make a terrific putt and it will lip out; try to be pleased that you carried out your putt the way you wanted.  Because if you begin worrying about the outcomes prior to how to execute the putt correctly, you will forget about the execution, which theoretically you have spent several hours to master.

2.    Use as little movement as possible.  The less moving components during the putt, the less that can go wrong.  All excellent putters have taught themselves to be as still as possible, and that goes double for your head.  If your head moves, the eyesight is thrown off, and your eyesight is more vital than your putter.

3.   Trust yourself to the point of being cocky.  Confidence is important in every sport, and nothing establishes confidence than knocking in that first putt.  I know, this can be easier in theory.  But successful practice encourages confidence, so it is very important to bring laser focus and all your attention to building that self-belief you will use when on the golf course.  Also, you have to have a short memory, because there will be problems and you have to pretend they didn’t take place.

4.    Have a “secret weapon” that’s your signature for success.  Entering into a competition with that little something that enables you to sense you have an edge can often help.  This may be something very personal that you create, but it can be a mantra to kick-start the mind to focus on your objective.  It really is just a psychological trick to get the mind where it should be.

I have listed four typical approaches that great putters use to become the greatest.  Fortunately everyone can utilize these methods.  Learn more on our website http://golfshortgames.com/.

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