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Putting slang

No Comments 21 Dec 9:21 am Author: Richard Category:Best Outdoor, Golf Greens

Remember these terms when working on your short game at any of your favorite nearby practice putting greens: ace Hole in one. address Position of body and feet prior to putt. adventure golf Non-standard minigolf course, wide open fairways air shot To swing & miss the ball, counted as a stroke all square Match play: both golfers have same score. back door Ball drops into hole after rolling around rim on the far side back nine Holes 10 to 18. bahnengolf German for miniature golf ball of fame Ball manufactured in honor of a great performance ball of shame Ball manufactured …

Bi-Moto Style

No Comments 8 Sep 8:50 am Author: Richard Category:Best Outdoor, Golf Greens

Being unconventional myself I found this unconventional approach to perfecting your putting technique interesting.  It’s actually alot of fun as it thinks outside the box – which I always appreciate: Take a look.    http://www.motodom.com/BiMoto_tips.html This method is especially great for beginners because  … “it is designed especially as a life-saver for all new players to use with confidence”. While you’re considering this approach also take a look at some outstanding backyard putting green kits. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

Some basic terminology

No Comments 30 Aug 7:57 am Author: Richard Category:Best Outdoor, Golf Greens

We should have published these along time ago.  Better late than never.  Just for fun, you too are now in the inner circle. Use these terms while working out your short game at your nearest practice putting greens: ace Hole in one. address Position of body and feet prior to putt. adventure golf Non-standard minigolf course, wide open fairways air shot To swing & miss the ball, counted as a stroke all square Match play: both golfers have same score. back door Ball drops into hole after rolling around rim on the far side back nine Holes 10 to 18. …

Golf Putting Grip Fundamental

No Comments 25 Aug 9:00 am Author: Richard Category:Best Outdoor, Golf Greens

A quick and basic Golf Putting Grip Lesson: This short-handed lesson demonstrated one basic way to position your hands on your putter.  Generally for most golfers it is the most comfortable & effective way. If you watch good golfers closely then you will see many different ways to hold your putter. This really is a personal preference. A good putting grip is important because your hands are the only things touching the club. Take the time you need to learn a proper grip.  Your scores will lower as a result. Generally it is recommended to start with the most commonly used grip. …

Good or Great

No Comments 10 Jul 10:44 am Author: Richard Category:Best Outdoor, Golf Greens, Outdoor Sports and Camping

Per a recent comment by Hank Haney, the not so secret difference between being “good” and “great” at the game of golf lies within the short game — i.e. putting. One of the primary skills that is a focus at the Hank Haney International Junior Golf Academy is to improve students’ putting by increasing awareness in the use of the larger shoulder and upper back muscles in order to reduce an all to often over focus on the smaller muscles of  hands and arms used in the putting stroke. Here’s a tip: Using a small elastic exercise band – place the …

Yea, Madeline !

No Comments 29 Jun 8:51 am Author: Richard Category:Best Outdoor, Outdoor Sports and Camping, Playsets

I recently read a quote from acclaimed clinical psychologist, Madeline Levine, in the NY Times. Her quote had to do with how to raise children who are helpful and self-aware of their impact upon others and constructive (even inventive) in their role as a member of their family. For us, as a couple with 6 six adopted children, it was both enlightening and heartening to hear. Basically, her statement had to do with parents (particularly those in the USA) believing in an overly inflated influence on their kids. That hit home. Basically then, that less can be more.  For example …

Circle Drill

No Comments 23 Jun 8:28 am Author: Richard Category:Best Outdoor, Golf Greens, Outdoor Sports and Camping

Here is a circle putting drill with a recommended numbers of putts.  If you have access to indoor outdoor putting greens it would be ideal for practice whenever you have available time. You can modify the number of putts as you like. It is generally suggested to start by trying to make a few putts in a row, just to get your baseline. Then, as you improve at the circle putting drill, gain confidence, then you will naturally want to increase the number of consecutive putts you make. Phil Mickelson’s Circle Putting Drill 1. Find a flat area on the …

Indoor Golf Practice

No Comments 18 Jun 8:44 am Author: Richard Category:Best Outdoor, Golf Greens

For golfing enthusiasts — and especially those of you that live in the midwest or east — seasonal weather conditions do not allow as much outdoor golf putting practice as could be desired.  So, during cool or down right cold seasons or when there isn’t time to practice outdoors having access to indoor putting greens is an excellent alternative. Indoor golf putting, and swing drills do not necessarily require any specific equipment or golf gadgets however an indoor outdoor putting green will definitely enhance your ability to practice more frequently. Just bear in mind three simple points when putting. 1. …

4 basic decision points.

No Comments 15 Jun 10:35 am Author: Richard Category:Best Outdoor, Golf Greens

Having your own home putting green in your back yard is a luxury. Avid golfers, with plenty of money to share and spare, can practice putting in the comfort and tranquility of their own home. Having the money to install home practice putting green is just the first step. Golfers must also decide where the putting green will be located, who will build it, and who will handle the responsibility for maintenance.  Speaking of maintenance, there’s the fundamental decision about whether  your backyard putting green should have natural grass or artificial turf.  That decision has a long term impact on …

Lower your golf score!

No Comments 28 May 9:47 am Author: Richard Category:Best Outdoor, Golf Greens

With half of a golf game occurring around the green, honing in on your short game on a practice green is a sure-fire way to lower your score. The best, highest quality putting green system available today features a strong, flexible Berrasof™ under-panel core system, a double tip-sheared nylon synthetic bent grass. These practice putting greens give the golf industry’s truest roll, and has been called ‘the best putting green surface in the world’  – by Dave Pelz – The Pelz GreenMaker System features the highest quality golf greens available on the market today. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet