In position

Starting positions in golf are fundamental to producing consistent shots. The position you set yourself in when putting is arguably the most important one in the game given the number of shots we hit with the putter each round and the few inches the stroke takes place over, which leaves little time for adjustment.

Finding a routine which allows you to repeat your setup position is really important. When practising, use an alignment stick to ensure your feet position is consistent, while using a putting mirror is a great way to dial in your eye position each time.

Having created a repeatable setup, it’s far easier to calibrate the speed of your putts round to round, and work on things such as how you aim the putter to start the ball on your target line.