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Stricker's toe down stroke.

dlamdlam Members Posts: 2,006 ✭✭✭✭✭✭

Here's S Stricker's putting stroke.

Just shows that the backstroke doesnt have to be perfect.

What do you think about the

1) rotation of the face angle?

It appears he starts from an open face angle and then in the forward stroke is square face.

While still maintaining a pendulum stroke action in reference to the left breastbone.

2)setting up with the toe down?


  • kbrussellkbrussell Members Posts: 248
    noticed this with SS back in the late 90's at a tour event... looks very hard to repeat, but he has been doing it a long time. We all would benefit from hitting 500 putts per day............
  • bma725bma725 Members Posts: 530 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Stricker is a devotee of Jerry Korte, a long time PGA pro and putter designer from Wisconsin. Korte is now deceased, but he and Stricker did a book a few years back called "The Proof is in the Putting" essentially teaching people how to put this way. It's a very popular method among the top amateurs around this area.
  • Leftygolfer44Leftygolfer44 PGA Head Golf Professional at The Golf Club at Stonelick Hills Ameila, OhioMembers Posts: 148 ✭✭✭
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