Unsure how to read greens? This is a common problem among amateurs. Elite golf coach Dan Whittaker has some advice

A key area that many amateurs struggle with is how to read a green properly. I see so many players out on the course thinking they have missed putts due to a push or pull when the reality is they just read the break incorrectly. Check out the video below for a few tips on how to read a green properly…

How to read a green: The main points

The first place to learn what green reading is all about is on the putting green. There are many distractions when you get out on the course you want to learn the art of green reading before you head on to the course.

They key thing here is to assess the slopes with your feet. Your eyes can deceive you when assessing a putt, especially if you just take a look from behind the ball.

Want more? You’ll have to watch the video…

Dan Whittaker is an elite golf swing and performance coach based at High Legh. For more information, visit his website or click here for more advice.