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Geoff Mangum on Reading Putts 5 of 7: Fall Line as Touch Barrier

Geoff Mangum of the PuttingZone.com describes how the fall line straight uphill thru the cup serves the golfer as a barrier or destination that defines the touch for the curving path of the break (3 factors for break: slope steepness and direction, green rolling speed, and ball rolling speed).


Geoff Mangum on Reading Putts 6 of 7: Intuitive Method of Finding Start Line

Geoff Mangum of the PuttingZone.com describes how the prediction of the curving break path can be done intuitively by "feel" using a baseline and the fall line, never going low, never going too far, and aiming only as high off the baseline at the fall line as required and no higher (3 factors for break:… Read more »


Geoff Mangum on Reading Putts 2 of 7: Perceiving the start line and target

Geoff Mangum of the PuttingZone.com describes how to perceive the start line angled uphill off the baseline straight between ball and hole, using the delivery speed of the usual touch to predict the start line and identify an aim spot on the high side of the fall line above the cup (3 factors for break:… Read more »


Geoff Mangum on Reading Putts 1 of 7: Perceiving the Fall Line

Geoff Mangum of the PuttingZone.com describes how to perceive the fall line straight uphill-downhill thru the hole on a flat-but-tilted green surface as one of three keys to predicting the curving path of breaking putts (3 factors for break: slope steepness and direction, green rolling speed, and ball rolling speed).