â€œA good stroke is the result of a relaxed body joined to an attentive mind following a dependable pre-shot routine.â€
What do you think a hunter is thinking about when he throws a spear at an animal? Do you think he is
thinking about taking is elbow back above his ear, making a 35 degree angle between forearm and bicep, whilst rotating shoulders 90 degrees, before releasing the spear and making sure his weight is transferred onto his front foot, whilst holding perfect form?â€¦
â€¦If he thinks like this, he and his family will starve. I think not, he is totally focused on lining up the animal and throwing the spear at a precise spot on the animal; end of story, B.B.Q dinner here we come!
Once you start getting more focused on the target â€“ and less on technique, you will start holing loads of putts.
Cross-hand-grips, claw-grips and belly-putters are all fine and good tools to help you develop a pendulum stroke. But donâ€™t neglect the other (more important) factors like: visualization, routine, and confidence by being too focused on the type of putter and grip you are using.
No Sir, buying a new putter or changing putters all the time is like purchasing the â€œMiracle-Abs-Cruncherâ€ or the â€œMagic-Diet-Pillâ€ to lose weight. Do lean, strong, healthy people use these â€œquick-fixâ€ products (dreamed up by marketers) to develop their bodies?â€¦
â€¦Of course not, it is the same with putters; they are simply tools to express what the mind is thinking and feeling. The mind connects with the body, the body connects with the putter and… Read more…