Listen for the Putt to Drop

Don’t look for the ball to fall into the cup, listen for it!

When putting, listen for the putt to drop. This will help you keep steady and prevent you from looking up too quickly, which often results in a push. Listen for the putt to drop instead of looking for it, and you’ll probably hear the sound more frequently!

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  1. This is exactly what Bobby Locke, a putter of great renown, advocated. As well as helping you to keep your head down and make a more solid stroke, he said that this technique also saves you from the most confidence-eroding sight a golfer can see — seeing a putt miss the hole. Putting is about attitude and maintaining a positive stroke. Why undermine your self-belief by watching yourself fail?

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