What is the Coin on Putter Drill?
To improve tempo, you can place a coin on the back of your putter to ensure a smooth transition from backswing to fore swing. Your tempo must be smooth and consistent to keep the coin from falling off.
This is a great drill if you are quick through transition from backswing to fore swing.
Who Should Do It?
- Anyone who is “quick” through transition
- Anyone who has distance control issues
How Do You Do It?
- Start with a 5 foot putt.
- Place a coin on the back of your putter.
- Make a smooth putting stroke that prevents the coin from slipping off the back of the putter.
- Make 5 strokes with the coin on the putter and no ball.
- Add a ball on the 6th stroke.
- If it falls off, start over.
- If your putting distance is too short, lengthen your stroke, but keep your tempo consistent.
- If your putt is good and the coin remains, try to make 4 more good strokes.
- Add distance to progress the drill.
- Combine this with the gate drill to work on both Path and Tempo.