AUGUSTA, Ga. — Accurate putting is widely considered the most pivotal golf skill, and the most intractable. While golfers generally hold their clubs the same way for a full swing, when it comes to rolling a little white ball into a hole roughly four inches wide, even the best players in the world contort their hands and arms into exotic grips to calm their nerves and foster consistency.
Here are nine ways that top golfers at this week’s Masters Tournament try to solve the eternal puzzle of putting:
The Arm Lock
The Left-Hand Low
The Reverse Overlap
Alternative Reverse Overlap
Long Putter Claw
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