Improve Accuracy with Phil Mickelson's Putting Drill

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Practicing putting can drive a golfer crazy. "A lot of people will hit the same putt over and over," says Randy Peterson, Callaway Golf's director of fitting and instruction, "but typically it's a pretty straight putt."

PGA Tour pro Phil Mickelson uses the Putting Circle Drill. It's an easy way to add variety to any practice session. "You don't do this for 10 minutes," says Peterson, who does Mickelson's club fittings. "You do it until you make all of them."

How to Do it:

  • Place five or six balls four feet away from cup. Try to sink them consecutively
  • After hitting four-footers, place balls eight feet from cup. Work up to hitting all of those consecutively
  • When first starting drill, shoot for hitting four out of six from eight feet away

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