Published On: Fri, Dec 8th, 2017

8 tips that will help you hole short putts with confidence

Legendary golfer Bobby Jones once said that when it all comes down to one shot, nothing is more frightening than having to make a short putt. The thought of a putt less than 3 feet creates an expectation that you should make it. But because you place enormous pressure on yourself that you can’t miss the short ones, you end up sabotaging your effort. Jones went on to say that a golfer’s mind plays tricks, imagining all of the different ways to miss. In his book, “Bobby Jones on Golf,” he stated: “I shall never forget my feeling as I prepared to hole my last putt at Scioto, in Columbus, Ohio, to win the United States Open in 1926. The thing could not have been over 3 inches in length. Yet, as I

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