No need to carve a divot here—simply “brush” the grass under the ball. And stay loose! The moment you get tense the more likely you are to skull this one or catch it fat. Let yourself relax and it will be easy to fly it high and land it nice and close to the flagstick.
Drawback is a great way to prepare for any round but it’s extra useful when you’re gearing up for a competition or a match that matters more than most. Why? Three reasons: Trying to win each hole gets your competitive juices flowing more so than mindlessly rolling putts on the practice green. You need that edge when you’re engaged in a real match.
According to three-putt figures in my study you’re coughing up on average about two strokes each round on lag putts alone. I want you to make a lot more putts so here’s my stroke-saving method to get you down in two rolls (or less) from long range in five simple steps.