Armed with ShotLink technology, Dave Pelz performed the most accurate comparison between Tour-player and amateur skills yet. Now you'll know exactly where you're wasting strokes and what you need to do to lower your handicap.
Improve the number of fairways you hit per round by 5 percent and your handicap will go down almost 5 percent.
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If you can double your greens hit in regulation, you'll cut your handicap in half.
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For every 3 feet closer to the pin you hit your average greenside escape shots, your handicap will go down about 3 strokes.
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For every 10 putts you roll "just past" instead of "just short" of the cup, two or three will fall in.
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