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putt

Golf
a stroke on the green with a putter to roll the ball into or near the hole
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Remember, if you do miss a short putt don't get annoyed with yourself as even the best players in the world miss short putts.
He says: "Forty per cent of all the golf shots anyone ever hits are putts and yet it's the most neglected part of the average golfer's game.
* Every year, professional mini-golf players putt away at the Masters of Pro Mini Golf.
With help from his new alignment technique, Quinney finished first among all Oregon Classic competitors with 24.75 putts per round average - more than two putts per round better than the next person.
10 - drive, nine iron to 12 feet, two putts; 11 - five iron to 20 feet, two putts; 12 - drive, pitch to six feet, two putts; 13 - three wood, nine iron to four feet, one putt birdie; 14 - two iron, five iron, seven iron, 50-yard pitch in for birdie; 15 - drive, five iron to 18 feet, two putts; 16 - five iron to 15 feet, two putts; 17 - drive, four iron to 25 feet, two putts; 18 - drive, two iron to 15 feet, one putt birdie.
While little difference in performance emerged from the 3-foot putts, Hung reports that the novices sunk significantly more putts from 9 feet using the cross-handed grip than they did with the conventional grip.
Greens in regulation and putts per round emerged as the two chief determinants of scoring average, accounting for 93% of the overall score: greens, 53.1 %; putts, 11%; and interaction of the two, 28.9%.
A 1 percent increase in winnings per event could, for example, be obtained by driving tee shots an additional 26 yards on average or by shaving less than .05 off the average number of putts per hole.
McIlroy then three-putted his 16th and 17th holes, eventually signing for a three-over par 74 that included a total of 38 putts for a 36-hole one-under par tally.
"I had 127 putts the week that I won the Irish Open, so it's not as if I putted particularly well that week," he said.
But those hardly mattered as Phalajivin also groped for putting form all day, missing a couple of birdie putts from close range and needing to sink a seven-foot eagle putt on the 16th to negate her bogeys on Nos.