How to stare down the long, breaking putt
Tiger's Chipping Secrets
I might not show it, but I getreally pumped any time I cansave a stroke. As Pop always says, "Golf is like banking. Once you make a deposit, do your absolute best not to make a withdrawal." That's why a par-saving 10-footer is as satisfying to me as a 40-foot snake for birdie.
No matter your level of expertise, you're going to miss greens, especially on courses that are set up tough. The key is chipping it close enough to have a realistic chance at par. My scrambling stats on tour (third in 2000, first in 2001, first in 2002) have been pretty good, mainly because of improved touch around the green. A lot of times those saves help me maintain momentum -- crucial to going low and staying in contention.
The Basic Chip Shot
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