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Jun 01, 2006
| ISBN 9781101218211
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Jun 01, 2006 | ISBN 9781101218211
PGA stars such as Jay Haas, Craig Stadler, Peter Jacobsen, and Darren Clarke have all sought advice from fellow pro Stan Utley about their putting, and have gone on to such immediate success on the green that Utley has become the most in-demand teacher in the game. Now, in The Art of Putting he outlines his unique approach to putting for golfers of all skill levels. In a welcome change from mechanistic and overly-complex putting “systems,” Utley breaks down the putting stroke to a simple, natural motion, revealing a straightforward method for learning this sure, repeatable stroke.
As he guides you through the fundamentals of the proper grip, posture, alignment, and swing, Utley will overhaul and improve your stroke by putting feel back into your game. This definitive book also provides:• A complete primer on club design, with tips for finding the putter most in tune with the nuances of your swing• A guide to the sensory aspects of a good putt, from grip pressure to impact response to the way a putt should sound• Simple steps for reading greens accurately, every time• Drills to commit your putting stroke to muscle memory and overcome the tics that can knock your putts off line• Cures for the mental hurdles you’ll face on the short grass
STAN UTLEY has been a professional golfer on the PGA Tour since 1989, and has earned over $1 million in… More about Stan Utley
MATTHEW RUDY has been a golf reporter at Sports Illustrated since 1995. Rudy has covered major events such as the… More about Matthew Rudy
“Stan Utley is kind of an aw-shucks pro who doesn’t seem to offer much until you put a club in his hands, and then he suddenly becomes Stephen Hawking.”—GOLF DIGEST “The hottest instructor in golf.”—SPORTS ILLUSTRATED
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