Golf StoriesVideo Tip – Putting With Former SNGA Champ, PGA Tour Player Craig Barlow

Should your putting stroke go back and forth or have an arc? Craig Barlow, one of the best amateur golfers in Southern Nevada history and a former SNGA player of the year before making 170 cuts on the PGA Tour, reveals the answer in our latest video tip. Barlow is the director of instruction at the Lake Las Vegas High Performance Golf Institute.

According to Barlow, your putting stroke should have “arc” and he reveals how to ensure the proper arc in this video. He can be contacted for lesson availability at

The Craig Barlow File

Barlow is the lead instructor at the Lake Las Vegas High Perfermance Golf Institute anchored at Jack Nicklaus’ Reflection Bay Golf Club.

1990 Nevada State High School champion
1994 Nevada State Amateur Champion
1994 Nevada Player of the Year
1995 Nevada State Match Play Champion
Played on the PGA Tour from 1998-2008
Played on the Korn Ferry/Nationwide/ Tour from 2009-2011, 2014-2016
Played in 6 US Open’s
Played in 1 PGA
Played in 1 British Open

Three 3rd place and Three 4th place finishes on the PGA Tour
Made over 150 Cuts(170) which qualifies me as a Veteran Member of the PGA Tour for Life…..
Inducted into the Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame in 2011

“My teaching beliefs are focusing on proper set up, lack of tension, great Rhythm, proper technique, and realization that we get better by focusing on the scoring area’s of golf.  100 yds and in.”–Craig Barlow.

Brian Hurlburt

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