Ball Line Putting Drill: Top Secret Of The Pros
The ball line putting drill is from the Golf Practice Planner.
Ball Line Putting Drill
Putting Practice Drills
4 out of 10
The ball line on the ball and coin will line your ball up perfectly to your line every time. That is why most pro golfers draw a line on their balls.
The lines give you immediate feedback on each putt you hit. If the line on the ball wobbles, you know that you’ve swung the putter off the plane, or you closed or opened your clubface at impact.
Step 1: Watch
Watch the video.
Step 2: Line
Draw a line on your ball using a ball marker.
Step 3: Coin
Use a coin as your ball marker and draw a line on it. Or get the GrooveFix A Line Ball Marker.
Step 4: Aim Line
Place the ball on the ground so the line is at your aim line.
Step 5: Ten putts
Use one ball and stroke 10 putts using your routine which now includes aiming your ball along your aim line.
If you see the line wobbling, you know that your stroke needs tweaking. If the line on the ball wobbles, you know that you’ve swung the putter off the plane, or you closed or opened your clubface at impact.
If you hit a good stroke (the line doesn’t wobble), decide if it was a misread or you hit the ball too hard or softly.
Step 6: Keep Score
Keep score for 10 putts. Track how many balls had a perfect roll (no wobbling of the line). Track how many putts missed due to incorrect speed (hit too hard or soft).
0 Points = ball had a wobble roll
1 Point = balls had a perfect roll