Being a former PGA Tour player I always found it fascinating the lengths several pros would go to in their quest for perfect putting. The great players are not afraid to try anything that will assist them in getting the ball in the hole sooner.
Putting up a tier requires a solid strike and judging the distance well so we can get the ball down in two putts rather than waste shots. Here is a good rule of thumb to help you get the speed right on these long uphill putts.
When your arms and hands get tight during the putting stroke finding a solid hit on the ball becomes rather difficult- even the yips may creep in. Tension hurts the putting stroke. There is a way to solve it however- watch to learn.
Reading the break on a putt takes a certain talent. Knowing how hard or soft you want to hit the putt plays a vital role on the start line of every putt. Find out more about the read & the speed in this video below.