Rory McIlroy has got his putting fixed judging by the looks of this!

McIlroy is putting in the hard work on the greens.

Andy Roberts's picture
Fri, 27 Oct 2017

rory mcilroy has got his putting fixed judging by the looks of this

 

Rory McIlroy would be the first to admit he did not putt well enough in 2017, ranking 140th in strokes gained putting on the PGA Tour (-.143).

But the Northern Irishman certainly looks to be addressing the issue during his off season, which has started already.

Yes, I know what you're thinking... it's a tough life working on your putting on some exotic golf course abroad with millions in the bank.

Check out McIlroy's nifty gate and green reading drill on the putting green, which he revealed on his official Instagram page, signing off with #progress...

 

Some gate and green reading work today. #progress A post shared by RORY (@rorymcilroy) on Oct 27, 2017 at 2:08am PDT

 

This drill is not dissimilar to the one our resident PGA pro Adam Glass showed us earlier in the season...

McIlroy, winless since landing the 2016 FedEx Cup with victory at the Tour Championship at East Lake more than 12 months ago, is not scheduled to appear again in competition until 2018. 

Here's a look at McIlroy's putting stats on the PGA Tour last season, which don't make for particularly pleasant reading for the Ulsterman...