The Best Way to Read Greens for Golfers!


okay in today’s video I’m gonna show you a cool green reading technique that’s gonna help you make a lot more putts let’s do it all right if you’re new to the channel I do a lot of golf tips and drills in a unique creative different way that will help improve your golf game I also do a lot of product reviews so you know what products are good and which ones to stay away from so please hit the subscribe button and the bell notification so you’re notified every time I release a new video all right now let’s work on our green reading here we go okay so this method is called the plum Bop or the plum technique it’s tried and true this is method has been around for years and years and years and it’s something I’ve used for a long time and I find it definitely works especially on those tough to read pots that you just can’t quite figure out what what it’s going to do so here’s here’s how it works you can get your putter hold it loosely in your hand and first figure out what I is dominant your left eye or your right eye I’m right eye dominant so then I hold the putter in my opposite hand right eye dominant hold the putter in my left hand and I’m gonna line up the putt from the hole the ball and then by 10 feet back is me right here straight line all right then I’m gonna shut my left eye I’m gonna keep my dominant eye open and I’m gonna line up the flag or the hole right there to my putter right through the ball and I want to cover the right half of the golf ball so I’m gonna cover the ball with my with my putter shaft the right side for me so to kind of go like this alright you want to cover that side and then the flag if it breaks left should be to the left or if it breaks right the flag would be on the other side or you wouldn’t see it it would just be blocked and then you can move the putter to cover the other half the ball so check it on both sides if you can’t see the flag that means it breaks that direction and then you move it to the other side of the golf ball the shaft line and you’re always looking at the inside of the shaft meaning the hole is on this side or that side and that’s gonna line up exactly where you want to hit your putt or you want to start it all right so let’s check this out we have this putt here from here it’s about a 20 25 footer to there it’s flat I don’t know which way it breaks totally it looks straight to me so this would be a good opportunity to use this technique and I’m gonna put my ball here alright there’s my ball here’s me I’m gonna line this up that flag my putter and my right eye and I’m covering the right half of the golf ball I’m covering the left half I can’t see the flag I cover the right half I see the flag way to the left of my putter so I know this breaks I thought was fairly straight but now this plum technique is telling me it breaks at least six eight inches is what it is what it’s showing me so it’s showing me it breaks way out here that’s nearly a foot a break and I read it fairly fairly straight I might have played a little right-to-left maybe a ball but according to my plumb it says it breaks nearly a foot so I’m gonna line up my ball right at that T it looks like way too much break for me but we’re gonna see we’re gonna see we put the plumb to the test do our best to to get the right speed here and see what happens first take you see that we’re just totally one in first thing these guys are my witnesses see witness so I read it just initially I thought it broke maybe a couple of inches I didn’t the plumb technique breaks a foot let’s do another one let’s just keep going and that’s a lot of break to me I had it left it short look at that perfect we’ll do the third one just see what happens it balls in my way but whatever oh that would’ve went in hit the ball plum technique now it doesn’t work so well if there’s a hump or a giant mound on the green that you have to go over it’s not for that this is just for flatter startle breaks that will you’re just not sure but yeah obviously if there’s a big mound you know what’s gonna happen or a ridge that’s you wouldn’t use this for that type of putt but you would use this for something like this where it’s a flatter green a flatter surface and it’s got a subtle break to it and just can’t quite figure it out try the plum let me know how it works for you comment below if you like this is this is old-school method alright give it a shot let me know what you think comment below smash that like button subscribe to the channel if you haven’t done so already I love you guys we’ll see you in the next video

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