Monthly Archives: December 2010

The Psychology of a 3-foot putt

I’m not a psychologist and I don’t play one on TV. But I am a keen observer of the game of golf, golfers, and, in particular, the art of putting. One thing I have observed, in myself and in many … Continue reading

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Prilosec OTC Sponsoring a Dream

Prilosec OTC, the heartburn medicine, is sponsoring the U.S. Putting Tour. How perfect is that? Who needs heartburn medication more than golfers, and especially golfers who are competing in a putting tournament? Prilosec OTC is running an Official Sponsor program … Continue reading

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Foul Shots and Five-foot putts

I’d guess that the percentage of five foot putts made by the average golfer is pretty close to the percentage of foul shots made by the average pick-up game basketball player. I’d also guess that the percentage of five foot … Continue reading

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Drive for show, putt for dough?

Whatever happened to “Drive for show, putt for dough?” The 2010 season-ending PGA TOUR putting statistics are out and, guess what, the best putters on tour are not the big money winners. The five best statistical putters in 2010, according … Continue reading

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Hope Springs Eternal in Golf

The best thing about the end of the golf year is that the start of a new golf year is just around the corner and, with it, new hope! For a negative bunch, we golfers are optimists when it comes … Continue reading

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