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Gate Drill


Description: Similar to the Putt the Portal Drill, the Gate Drill helps you to get the ball started accurately on line. If you have an error with your path or problems with opening or closing the face, this drill will help you identify the issue and correct it.

Summary:
  1. Line up a putt of any length. You can use this drill on straight putts or breaking putts. Next put two tees the width of your putter head (just outside each edge of the putter) and approximately 4-6 inches in front of your ball.
  2. The next step is to then place two tees about halfway down the target line. If it is a breaking putt, put the tees right at the break point.
  3. Practice rolling putts by rolling the ball between the 2 sets of "gates". The first set will help you see if your path is solid and if your face is square at impact. The second set of will help you see how your ball is staying on the proper break line or target line to the hole.
  4. This is a drill that covers all the bases. It will help you work on your path, face, green reading and speed all in one.
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