Putting: Speed vs Acceleration and the Affects on Distance
The term deceleration is the most commonly used term when players come to me to work on their putting. This has lead me to put together a few thoughts on how acceleration and speed play a part large part in successful putting and also how they differ. When players struggle with their distance control they have a hard time either getting the ball to the hole or they will aggressively putt the ball well past the hole. This is typically an acceleration issue that causes a speed issue at impact...