Hole out with confidence
Golf Monthly|September 2021
INSTRUCTION SAVE PAR By Tour coach Zane Scotland
Zane Scotland

1 Conviction and freedom

When you have a tap-in from six inches, you’ll go up to it very confidently and knock it in without worrying. If you can adopt that mentality on all your putts, you’ll hole a lot more of them. They won’t all go in, of course, but try and treat them all like six-inch tap-ins and you’ll roll them with a lot more confidence and freedom. And don’t beat yourself up if you do miss a six-footer or an even shorter one. The PGA Tour average from six feet is around 70 per cent, so you should have realistic expectations. If you hole half of your putts from around that length, that’s exceptional.

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