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Jimmy Walker: The Putting Stroke of the Future?

I turned on Golf Central to see if I could get some recap shots of Jimmy Walker’s swing, and as I watched the replay on DVR I listened to Aaron Oberholser describe Walker’s putting as being about as good as it gets, putting him up there with Tiger Woods as far as set-up and stroke. […]

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Playing for Money: The Putting Stroke of Brad Faxon

About 4 years ago I had the pleasure of spending the day working with Brad Faxon on his golf swing at the Old Oaks Golf Club in Long Island, NY. Before we spent time on the range we went out to play the course which was to be the site of Brad’s attempt to qualify […]

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Jimmy Walker Misreading a Putt but Making it Anyway

I thought this was a great example of how sometimes a player can do just about everything wrong and still get away with it. Jimmy Walker grossly under-reads this 5 foot, left to right breaking putt, lines the line up on the ball to his read, then proceeds to take his putter outside and loop […]

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Michelle Wie’s New Putting Stance

This is one of the most innovative, or desperate, technique changes you will ever see. Wie is actually bent over as close to 90 degrees as you can get over a putt. It is as bizarre a thing as I’ve come across in my 46 years in golf, but hey, whatever works, I guess. It […]

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Steve Stricker: Soling the Putter Lightly

This is a short video in which Steve Stricker, one of the best putters of his generation, demonstrates how lightly he soles the putter on the ground before he starts his backstroke. You can easily see Stricker lifting and bouncing the putter as he sets up, trying to get the weight of the putter in […]

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