Lin, another player to birdie the water-fronted 17th hole, added four birdies and would have finished at 2 under par but for a putt
that turned away from the cup at the last moment on her final hole.
One hole later, Mattiace pulled even at 15-under, tapping in a birdie putt
after his long eagle attempt bounced off the back of the cup.
I feel like I've been seeing some good things the past month or two but have not been making the putts
I had a lot of short putts
that I made,'' Hurst said.
Photo: (color) Co-leader Larry Nelson looks upset after missing a birdie putt
Instead, he hit three shots into the rough before joining the playoff with an 8-foot bogey putt
Cotton (par 3): spade mashie into bunker, sand wedge, two putts
Also look at your lie from side-on to gauge whether your putt
is downhill or up.
Greens in regulation and putts
per round emerged as the two chief determinants of scoring average, accounting for 93% of the overall score: greens, 53.
The two golfers tied for third in Putts
per Round with 28, and the victor was 12th in Putts
per Greens in Regulation at 1.
In 2013, the average PGA tour player made 96% of putts
inside of five feet, accounting for almost half of the total strokes made per round of golf.
This is especially effective on short putts
and will help you gain a better stroke while also giving improved distance control.
JUSTIN ROSE nailed two magical birdie putts
on the last two holes to beat Phil Mickelson - after needing two shots to get out of a bunker at the 15th.
Remember, we're not really that interested in the overall putts
per round, but need more detailed information to gain a proper analysis.
2 Hit your putts
at a ball marker, not at a hole, to start with.