Top 10 Putting Tips


Practice Putting in the Dark

This is probably the most bizarre golf tip that you'll ever see, but it comes from the great Billy Casper, who was such a masterful putter that Ben Hogan once asked him for tips. "Putting in the dark is the best thing I ever did for my game," Casper explained in a 2005 Golf Digest interview. "On a pitch-black night, when you walk up to the hole just to see where it is, it stamps a very strong image in your mind. You develop a feel for everything: the moisture on the grass, the small change in elevation, the exact distance to the hole, all kinds of things your eyes alone can't tell you" [source: Yocom].