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Eye Alignment Drill


Description: The Eye Alignment Drill helps to make sure your eye position is in the proper place, over the target line and parallel to the putting surface.

Summary:
  1. To check that your eyes are over the target line simply take a ball with the pincher fingers of your rear hand (thumb and index finger) and drop it. If it lands on your ball or on the target line (if you position your ball dramatically forward) then you are in good shape. If it lands outside or inside the target line you will need to adjust.
  2. Next take your hand with palm flat and place the back of your hand against your eyes (palm facing outwards). Tilt forward until your palm runs parallel with the ground. This will make sure that your eyes are parallel and your perspective when looking at your target line will be correct.
  3. Practice the Eye Alignment Drill to to check both that your eyes are over your target line and that your eyes are running parallel to the putting surface. This will eliminate various putting errors that could be caused from poor eye alignment.
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