11 Responses to “Why Putting Is So Difficult no 2”

  1. <path_to_url> Chip Satterly

    Great putting video, JH!
    May I ask what putter you are using?
    Is that a custom grip?


    • <path_to_url> 1atomicgolf

      +Chip Satterly Hi Chip, the putter is a stock Odyssey Works no7 , its 35
      inches long, it is the one that has the counterbalance weight in the
      handle, I have the heavy weight in the handle and a heavy weight in the toe
      of the putter, other than that its a stock putter, the grip that is on it
      comes as a std grip, as std non custom type putters I think its the best on
      the market .
      cheers JH

  2. <path_to_url> Lea Pustetto

    jh i had heaps of trouble putting. till i finally had an air swing over one
    . it did me in. till o saw this guy putting face on. it has saved my game.
    i am now a great putter . i just let you know as the chipping method you
    showed us worked. well so does the putting method. its fantastic.

    • <path_to_url> 1atomicgolf

      +Lea Pustetto Lea, its amazing how the Golf game can go from being a total
      drudgery to so much fun again with just the implementation of something
      completely different, don’t think I haven’t experienced the the ‘drudgery’
      times… but like you I went from hitting the ball or putting terribly to
      performing like a mechanical man, and it always happened with the
      implementation of something I had never thought of or tried before.
      You know I never tire of going to the practice tee because I know their are
      so many things that are waiting to be discovered that will help ‘someone’s’
      Golf swing.
      cheers JH

  3. <path_to_url> Lea Pustetto

    yep totally right. always enjoy the driving range. would spend hours there
    if it wasnt so expensive. ha

  4. <path_to_url> rrasmussen32

    You like left hand low. How long did it take to make the adjustment?

    • <path_to_url> 1atomicgolf

      +rrasmussen32 Didnt take long at all, like one practice session, the
      familiarization period will only be as long as it takes to determine how
      close you need to personally get your hands together the correct amount for
      yourself, I now have mine very close together like Jordan Speith does .

      I just find that aiming is so easy with the better triangulation you get
      with the arms/shoulders etc, having the left arm positioned straight off
      the left shoulder just squares the whole shoulder girdle /elbows so much
      better, and as I just like the feeling of a slightly closed shoulder line
      at address the left hand/arm dominance does that for me so much easier.
      Technically from a body geometry point of view left hand down really
      positions everything so much better( being right handed that is), I just
      find the club head stays on line so much more easily through the ball as
      well, ok one session for me is specific to me I guess because I can make
      body position changes fairly easily.
      cheers JH

  5. <path_to_url> rrasmussen32

    The open stance also? I have been working on left hand low and it has
    become second nature. For those that don’t know JR has more knowledge about
    the golf swing that anyone I have ever seen. Short game instruction? The
    best, absolutely the best. I have even had instruction from PGA tour
    winners. Not even close to JR.

    • <path_to_url> 1atomicgolf

      +rrasmussen32 I get called JR by my close friends because my initials are
      JRH, JH/JR , when I was motor car/cycle racing before I started Golf
      everyone called me JR… so its good to hear the old moniker again.
      That’s great the left hand low has become comfortable so quickly, its funny
      as well how awful the normal reverse overlap putting grip will feel after
      only a short time using left hand low, I have modified my left hand low to
      the same proportion as Jordon Speith, in that he gets his hands very close
      together, it seems to be the best formation for me.
      The ‘Open Stance’… it can work well if you let it be a balance/stability
      mechanism rather than an aim mechanism.
      cheers Jh

  6. <path_to_url> rrasmussen32

    Your knowledge of what works in the golf swing is astounding.

    • <path_to_url> 1atomicgolf

      +rrasmussen32 Thanks for that, but really its more just my personality of
      having to know ‘how things in general ‘work’… I have to be convinced by
      empirical evidence before I accept anything, and the other thing is there
      is just so many ways to swing a Golf club, and each of us has ‘his/her’
      best way for them, all I try to do is find ‘the’ way that can work for most
      of us.

      cheers JH.