I am very impressed with your suggestions along with your knowledge of the history of golf instruction. My friend, Bob, spends hours on the range as is but I think if he tries some of your tips he should be fine. He already is super long and I've helped his putting quite a bit over time so if he straightens out his drives I could be in trouble...just in case I obtained literature on some welding schools for my girls....
Thankful in Boulder.
[see letter on "Duck Hook Problems"]
I actually "rolled" several into my little putt returner thingy on the carpet and the new technique worked quite nicely. You're right, with the ball more forward, I can see the line and the hole. It just felt a lot better. Now, if I could only decide which one of my five putters works best! Too bad I don't live in Florida doc, I'd take the new technique out for a test drive today. Toronto greens are a little white this time of year.
[see letter on "Brushing the Green with the Putter"]
I wrote recently and you gave me some invaluable advice on the short game. You also helped with my driving. I still slice a bit on occasion, but most of my drives are now staying on the fairway. Your advice has accelerated my learning curve immensely. Before I wrote you, I was hoping to shoot a 45 ( 9 holes). I had shot a couple of 48's. This past weekend after applying your advice, I holed my first two birdies ever and shot rounds of 41 and 40. In less than a week you have changed my goal from bogeying the course to parring the course. Thank you for your help Dr. Putt, I am still working on the last advice you gave so no new questions this time.
[see letter on "Short Game Swing and Full Swing Basics for Beginners"]
Thank-you for the thank-yous!!
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