Tag Archives: Putting

Russell Henley: On the Transformation Process

Russell Henley only managed a 2-under 68 in the first round of the McGladrey Classic. He assumed that that would put him close to the cut line at the end of the second, so his intention for Friday morning was … Continue reading

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An academic look at choking on the 18th green

I don’t much like the term “choking” to define failure in sports although almost everybody does. It has come to be accusatory and an attempt to diminish the poor dolt who missed, whether it’s a putt, a free throw or … Continue reading

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Brandt Snedeker’s Pop Putting Tips

Brandt Snedeker is one of the best putters on the PGA Tour. He was number 4 on the 2013 Strokes Gained – Putting stat list, gaining .692 strokes on the field each round. He was behind Greg Chalmers (.854), Steve … Continue reading

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Jason Dufner: A Putting Lesson

The PGA Tour rolls on and into Dallas for the HP Byron Nelson Championship, the namesake of the late Byron Nelson. He passed away in 2006 and was a contemporary of Ben Hogan and Sam Snead, all treasured, superlative players. … Continue reading

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D.A. Points and the Magic Putter

D.A. Points, reached back in time to lead the Shell Houston Open by one shot after the first round. A 4-time winner on the Web.com Tour, Points is the guy who yucked his way to his first and only PGA … Continue reading

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Kyle Stanley: Sophomore Slump

A year ago at the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines, Kyle Stanley had merely to play his layup shot into the par-5 18th, two-putt, and he would have his first PGA Tour victory. And so he did…play his layup … Continue reading

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Putting Precision Revisited

In Monday’s post, I wrote about how the European team felt like they had the late Seve Ballesteros looking over them and that while their victory would be difficult, it was also inevitable. So that’s where they began the day. … Continue reading

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Zach Johnson: A Classic at the John Deere Classic

Sunday’s final round in the John Deere Classic at the TPC Deere Run, in the Quad Cities, played out like some sort of pat television drama. You know, the kind where the story revolves around three characters that keep bumping … Continue reading

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Vijay Singh: Finally Figured It Out

I don’t know what it was that attracted me to Vijay Singh’s name when I was looking at the list of the field Wednesday for the AT&T National at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Maryland. I take that back, I … Continue reading

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Strokes Gained – Putting

Year to date, who are the best putters on the PGA Tour? Voila! The ten best putters together with: The average number of putts they gain on the field each time they play Their winnings YTD Where that places them … Continue reading

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