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Getting the Ball to the Hole: Putters and Bellied Wedges (Lesson 3, Part 2)

About this site: Golf as God Gave It To Us This post continues our discussion of getting the ball to the hole, once we have taken care to line it up.  It is worth emphasizing that taking care to line … Continue reading

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Lining Up a Putt: The Stimpmeter (Lesson 2,Part 3)

About this site: Golf Is Simple This post continues our discussion of the mathematics and mechanics of lining up a putt.  This post covers some additional considerations: how green speed impacts the results of misalignment; some three dimensional graphs to … Continue reading

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Lining Up a Putt: The Insidious Effects of Gravity (Lesson 2,Part 2)

This post continues our discussion of the mathematics and mechanics of lining up a putt.  The previous post discussed the basics of misalignment – how bad alignment of a small amount, on long putts, can be fatal.  It relied on, … Continue reading

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Lining Up a Putt: The Basics (Lesson 2, Part 1)

About this site: Golf as Gave It To Us This article discusses lining a putt.  The relevant mathematical concept starts with tan(θ) or the tangent of an angle, θ.  For those of you traumatized by eleventh grade trigenometry, this article, by I. … Continue reading

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