30 Nov '17, 3am

Jordan Spieth has been putting the correct way -- according to this study -- all along.

Jordan Spieth has been putting the correct way -- according to this study -- all along.

It appears Jordan Spieth is on to something after all. Spieth, widely considered one of the best putters on the PGA Tour, has a strange putting quirk, in which he often looks at the hole on short putts, instead of focusing on the ball and keeping his head down as most golfers do. Now a study out of Canada (h/t cbc.ca ) is providing some scientific support for Jordan's technique. Instruction Jordan Spieth putts left hand low, but should you? A team of researchers St. Francis Xavier University in Nova Scotia, Canada, published a study in the International Journal of Golf Science that claims that, contrary to popular opinion, golfers have more putting success on breaking putts when they ignore their ball and instead maintain focus on where they want the ball to go, i.e. their target line. The study consisted of 28 golfers who were challenged to make breaking putts of three le...

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