#TOMSTIPS: HOW TO SEE THE LINE

#TOMSTIPS: HOW TO SEE THE LINE 150 150 Tom Watson

Get low and keep your eyes level on long putts. Have you ever had the feeling you’re going to make a long putt—and then made it? I knew I was going to hole a 45-footer…

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#TOMSTIPS: HOW TO CHIP UPHILL

#TOMSTIPS: HOW TO CHIP UPHILL 150 150 Tom Watson

Here’s a shot we see on tour and you face in weekend play. A ball lies on an upslope near the green, in fringe grass. In the U.S. Open, it might be out of the…

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#TOMSTIPS: FIND MORE FAIRWAYS

#TOMSTIPS: FIND MORE FAIRWAYS 150 150 Tom Watson

Go with your natural shot shape whenever possible. Some people say you should curve your tee shot to match the direction a hole turns, like playing a draw on a dogleg-left hole. But it has…

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#TOMSTIPS: DON’T REACH FOR THE BALL

#TOMSTIPS: DON’T REACH FOR THE BALL 150 150 Tom Watson

At address, let your arms hang freely. I see amateurs all the time standing so far from the ball that they have to reach for it. They grip the club and extend their arms stiffly, which…

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#TOMSTIPS: A GAME TO ADD FEEL

#TOMSTIPS: A GAME TO ADD FEEL 150 150 Tom Watson

Most amateurs get the distance to the target and then pick the club that will be just strong enough to reach it—if they make really solid contact. But what if they don’t hit their best…

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#TOMSTIPS: Aim Correctly – Not Right

#TOMSTIPS: Aim Correctly – Not Right 150 150 Tom Watson

 How to check aim: To keep from aiming too far right, lay two clubs on the ground—one outside the ball to represent your starting line, the other parallel at your toes. Most right-handed amateurs aim…

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