Putting Speed Control Drill: Matt Ballard PGA TV Golf Instruction

PGA TV is covering the Fiji International currently underway at the Natadola Bay Golf Course, where putting speed and distance control on the revamped greens will be essential.

To help get the word out, PGA TV has posted this golf tip video from PGA Pro Matt Ballard, based at the Sanctuary Cove Golf and Country Club on the Gold Coast.

A former successful member of the Australasian Tour, One Asia Tour and Japan Golf Tour competing in events worldwide and at home, Matt now works with a number of touring professionals, including Adam Bland, Michael Sim, Kalem Richardson, Brett Rankin and Steve Jones.

Matt has some straightforward advice here for golfers looking to improve their overall putting, particularly distance and speed control on the greens.

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Brian is an award winning golf writer and is the founder and editor of Australian Senior Golfer. He is a former Sydney journalist who had little interest in golf till he hit his first ball at the age of 49 (and a half). Since then golf has just about overtaken his life. Brian founded ASG in April 2008 and has since covered every Australian Open, Presidents Cups, World Cups and numerous other big men’s and women’s tournaments, spending days inside the ropes with the likes of Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth, Tom Watson, Fred Couples, Greg Norman, Adam Scott, Jason Day, Karrie Webb, and many others. He has also played in, and reported on, numerous amateur tournaments, particularly senior and veteran events, around the country. Brian is a member of the Australian Golf Media Association and won the award for Best News Report for 2016 - 2017

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