Most golfers, and PGA professionals are no exception, are always looking for the next gadget that will help improve their game. SKLZ, a California-based company, provides a wealth of training aids many specifically for the golfing segment of sport. The Perfect Plane is one of the most widely used training brands for PGA Tour golfers.
Perfect Plane is a putting training device that teaches players to putt on the correct plane, square the club face, and achieve correct stroke path and acceleration. The Perfect Plane helps players find out for sure whether they have the proper arc for flush putts. Its very simple board design forces players to set the club on the proper plane throughout the putting stroke.
PGA pros currently using the Perfect Plane include Vijay Singh, Todd Fischer, Len Mattiace, Michael Clark, Jim McGovern, Cameron Beckman, Steve Pate, Robert Gamez, Ben Crane, Grant Waite, and Steve Stricker. A recent user of the Perfect Plane, Phil Bundy, offered this testimonial on the company web site: “I can tell you firsthand that the SKLZ Perfect Plane is an effective and fun training aid and has definitely helped me. During my practice session, I drained over 100 six-foot putts in a row, and from 15-feet, I sunk 10 straight putts. Talk about grooving my stroke and building confidence!”
The Perfect Plane offers the following:
- It teaches correct stroke path, proper acceleration, and how to square the club face
- The putting board’s unique shape sets the club on proper plane throughout the putting stroke
- It includes guides to even out stroke length
- It’s compact and can be used on the practice green, at home, or in the office
- Players can use their own putters
The Perfect Plane retails for $29.99 and it can be purchased online at www.sklz.com, via phone at 877-225-7275, or at retailers throughout North America. It’s sure to improve your putting challenges!
Rick Stedman is an avid golfer, RVer, and writer who lives in Olympia, Washington. Rick writes a golf column, “The RV Golfer,” which is published every month in rvlife.com. He can be reached at email@example.com.