Elements of Practice
Learn, practice, and have fun doing it
Introducing the Elements of Practice by Dave PelzIntroducing the Elements of Practice (EOPs) designed by Dave Pelz to maximize the use of your SYNLawn Putting Green and get the ultimate golf experience right at home. Whether you're a serious golfer wanting to improve your game or you're just seeking entertainment in your backyard with the ultimate landscape amenity, the Elements of Practice provide everything you need to get the most out of your SYNLawn putting green.
“The quickest road to lower scores is through Short Game improvement.”
— Dave Pelz
What are the Elements of Practice? The Elements of Practice (EOPs) are golf drills and games created by one of the game’s foremost authorities on the short game, Dave Pelz. From decades of professional golf instruction and scientific research, Mr. Pelz gives SYNLawn customers the tools necessary to significantly improve their golf scores and have hours of fun doing it.
Each Element of Practice focuses on specific areas of the short game essential to lowering scores. The most common challenges golfers face on the golf course are meticulously recreated in each SYNLawn putting green installation.
Using exact specifications designed by Dave Pelz, each break, valley, and tier come into play in each EOP for learning and improving the essential skills necessary for lower scores.
Click the links below to view the Dave Pelz Elements of Practice:
- #1 – Short putts — approximately 43% of the game is putting… approximately half of putting, is “short putting”.
- #2 – Mid-range putts — a very common leave from chips and long (lag) putts.
- #3 – Most common putts — 20 feet is the most common putt distance golfers face throughout their golf career.
- #4 – Lag putts — long putts require reasonable green reading and good touch to end up close to the hole.
- #5 – Distance control — Improve your touch for distance and speed control traversing up, down and over "tiers".
- #6 – Breaking putts — enhanced green reading and speed control (touch) are the toughest skills to master and are common challenges on any golf course.
- #7 – Valleys — often overlooked, mastering valleys proves to be equally as challenging as humps and tiers.
- #8 – Chip shots — with proper set-up and swing mechanics, the chip shot is one of the easiest shots in golf.
- #9 – Wedge / Tee box shots — Practice soft pitch shots to wedge swings from 20 to 60 ft. away.
- #10 – Bunker shots — if the bunker shot is never practiced, the bunker will always scare you.
For the serious golfer
The Elements of Practice provides decades of knowledge and research by Dave Pelz including short game techniques proven to be the fastest way to lower your handicap.
For the beginning golfer
The Elements of Practice by Dave Pelz provides a solid foundation for developing short game skills that cover over 60% of the normal strokes in a round of golf.
Just for fun and entertainment
The Elements of Practice provide fun, challenging games for backyard entertainment for people of any age.