Distance Control Putting Drill: Banish 3 Putts


The distance control putting drill is from the Golf Practice Planner.

Distance Control Putting Drill

Putting Practice Drills

5 out of 10

15 minutes

Putter. Balls. Golf Practice Planner.

The distance control putting drill will improve controlling your distance on long putts to reduce the number of the score wrecking three-putts.


Step 1: Watch
Watch the video.


Step 2: Two Balls
Place ten golf balls 20+ feet away from the hole.

Step 3: Flag
Put the flagstick two feet behind the hole.

Step 4: Keep Score
Try to hole the ten putts. Make sure you don’t miss short or hit the flag. Try to improve upon your best score.

0 Points = Putt that finishes short
1 Point = Putt goes past the hole but doesn’t hit the flag
2 Points = putt goes in

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George Watts

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