Last year Rickie Fowler proved he isn’t a fluke. The World No. 6 played in 21 PGA TOUR events, winning twice, posting seven top-10 finishes and 10 top-25s. He won the PLAYERS Championship and the Deutsche Bank Championship. He finished fourth in the FedEx Cup standings and pocketed a cool $5,773,430 – and that’s not even counting his overseas success!
One of the biggest reasons 2015 was such a coming out party for Fowler: putting.
In 2015, Fowler ranked 35th on Tour in strokes gained putting. He improved in nearly every statistical category from total putting to putts per round. Some of the most dramatic upswings came in overall putting average (ranked No. 4 in 2015 vs. No. 16 in 2014) and putts from 5 feet (ranked No. 4 in 2015 vs. No. 95 in 2014).
Fowler made nearly $6 million in 2015, last year he totaled $4.8 in winnings.
Drive for show, put for dough? Yea … I’d say so!
Hey that rhymed!
With winter approaching, Golf Channel’s Michael Breed posted a great video with some helpful tips on how to roll it like Rickie. Practice these drills indoors or outdoors and sooner-than-later you’ll be draining putts on your playing partners like it’s your job.