That’s all there is to it! I find it helpful to swap fearful thoughts (It would be awful to chunk this) for finesse ones (Just “kiss” the grass). Embrace the moment and be smooth. Oh and your lower body should work just as hard as your upper (weekend players tend to “deaden” their legs around the green).
Don’t “stroke” it. Hit a “chip-putt.” From longer range a chipping-type motion gives the shot enough gas. It’s easy: Let your arms swing down from your taller stance. (Save your “stroke” for shorter putts.)
As you start the club down keep your left arm straight so that your swing bottoms out under the ball. Let the club “kiss” the grass. No need to carve a huge divot. Don’t “hit” the ball. Accelerate smoothly through impact. Your goal: Reach max speed about four inches ahead of the ball.
Let’s say you have 10 minutes to warm up before teeing off. How do you spend your time? Most players would sprint to the range to hit a few rushed drives. But I’ve found that the best way to quickly sharpen your focus for 18 holes is to head to the putting green for one of my favorite games: Drawback.
so that you can hinge your wrists fully as I’ve done in the far-left photo. But don’t just hinge your wrists. Allow your body to turn away from the target as you do in a full swing. Stop your backswing when the club reaches a position parallel to the ground.