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Hey all,

 

I've always had the issue of hitting putts off the heel. Most of the time I can hit straight putts but it really hurts my distance control. I'm a fairly good golfer but my 34 putts/round is really hurting my score. So after looking at some video of myself, it looks like I'm taking the putter to the inside and I'm delivering the putter head from the inside on the forward stroke which is causing me to heel the putts. The best explanation I have is that I turn my shoulders rather than rocking them, so my shoulders stay level throughout the stroke rather than having my right shoulder higher on the backswing and my left shoulder higher on the downswing. Have any of you suffered with the same heel tendency? I would appreciate any suggestions as far as swing thoughts, setup, training aids, practice drills, etc.

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shoulder do turn and not rock.   but more often issues are created from rotation of the forearms - under twists or over twist.    The claw is effective in reducing twist of the trail forearm - it presets the forearm pronated making it hard to further rotate it.    heck even the wrists can get involved but not likely on path.      setup can also play a big role - having shaft more vertical with lots of ulnar deviation in the lead wrist can stabilize the left arm and make it harder to roll it.     So many variables.

 

good aid is the visio putting template.   

 

a while back eric cogorno did a few really good videos with david orr

 

 

 

 

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