The simplest way to guarantee you have the perfect putting setup
Recreational players tend to gloss over some of golf’s fundamentals — but remember, they’re fundamentals for a reason. Here’s a five-second fix that may cure what ails your putting setup and get you on the road to solid stance and alignment.
THE PERFECT PUTTING SETUP
The main goal when establishing a putting stance is to find something that makes you feel relaxed and coordinated. For many golfers, starting with a fairly conventional putting setup and then making alterations based on what you find most comfortable is a good strategy.
There are four tenets of a standard putting setup:
1) Eyes over the ball
2) Hands under the shoulders
3) Hips over the heels
4) Right arm lined up with the shaft
That’s it! It’s a simple formula for a solid stance, which you can then adjust based on preferences. Nail these first. Despite the need to make your setup your own, solid fundamentals never go out of style.
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