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Putting Tip from Arlington Lakes GC Pro

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Arlington Lakes Golf Club
Facility of the Arlington Heights Park District
1211 S. New Wilke Road, Arlington Heights
Tim Govern
Golf Operations Manager
PGA Professional

There is an old saying in golf that you drive for show but you putt for dough. If you are looking for the quickest way to shave a few strokes from your score, it can be found practicing for a few minutes before every round on the practice green.

Every golf course’s greens are generally a little different. Some are faster than other, softer etc. Spending just a few minutes before every round can prove to be invaluable.  

A good way to get a feel for the speed of the greens is to really focus on distance control.  Lay down 4 different balls from 20 feet or so away from a hole and try to see if you can stop within a 1 foot radius of the cup.  

Allow enough time before you tee off to Repeat this little drill four or five times before every round and watch your scores drop in a hurry!

Get Your Golf Fix / Arlington Lakes Golf Club

Get Your Golf Fix / Arlington Lakes Golf Club

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