Using water as a guide

Published In: Putting

Natural slopes can actually help you read putts, so be sure to bear this in mind when lining up

There are certain clues with regards to the way in which putts break that you mustn't miss. One of those relates to water. Natural water hazards appear in low-lying areas and these are often used by course designers to add interest and protection around the green. If you are on a green with water surrounding it, remember that the putting surface will tend to slope towards that water.