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The Treacherous Art of Putting (part 1)

By Wayne | Articles: The Golf Swing, Short Game and Putting

Who among us has never missed a 2 foot putt? I’ve certainly misfired on more than a few in my career, as has every player I’ve ever known. That distance, 2 feet, is microscopic when compared to the distance traveled to get to that point, and yet it is one of the strange attributes of the game of golf that the traversing of that final 2 feet is valued exactly the same as the 280 yard drive that opened the journey to the cup.

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How to Make a Putt

By Wayne | Articles: The Golf Swing, Short Game and Putting

The idea behind this clinic is to give you a complete picture of the best way to walk onto a putting green and make the putt you are facing. What exactly should be going on in your mind, and what preparations should you have already made to ensure that you will make your best effort to knock in that putt and save yourself one, two, or three strokes off of your eventual 18 hole score.

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5 DAYS ON THE TOUR: An Insider’s Look at The Kemper Open (part 1)

By Wayne | Articles: Playing Tournament Golf

I am a golf instructor. Four years ago, on the 18th hole at Bear Lakes Golf Club in Palm Beach, Florida, on the 72nd hole of the second stage of the PGA Tour Qualifying School, I finally gave up my dream of making a living playing on the PGA Tour. All I needed was a par 4, and I was in the final qualifier. I drove the ball straight down the middle on the water-guarded final hole…

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