Golf Tip – Long Putts

October 29, 2015 Posted by Matt

long puttsSwinging your arms for long putts.  On long putts, you should avoid trying to make a putting stroke that uses only your shoulders while keeping your arms and hands still.  While this works well for short putts, you will not have a good feel for distance on longer ones.  Swing your arms and let your hands and wrists move a little as you would on a chip or pitch shot.  This will allow you to generate more force to get the ball rolling on a longer putt, while still giving you a feel for distance.  Relax and use a light grip.  Think of making a flowing stroke to roll a ball.