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Flop over a trap is my nemesis. I pkay with a guy who can hit his 60 within 5 ft every time. Mine either finds the trap or gets bladed into trouble over the green

 

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I would say your friend is exceptional. Shots like that are successful if you can even get them to stay on the green.

 

 

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Stinger

 

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I've played with my co-worker a bunch since starting this new job, and one thing about his game is he drains a LOT of putts. If I had one "shot" it would be having insane putting ability.

 

 

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I don't have this shot but have had to hit the last few times I've played and it's worked out rather well.... 150-170 yard fairway bunker shot.... i don't really know how I did it to be honest.  kept my lower body really really still and really concentrate on hitting ball clean.  hit one 165 today that ended up about 15 feet from the pin.

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The short 30-40 yard pitches with the ability to stop them dead in their tracks. As well as a stinger from the tee or even the deck.

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The short 30-40 yard pitches with the ability to stop them dead in their tracks. As well as a stinger from the tee or even the deck.

Those 30-40 Yarders that just stop on a dime also seem to elude me. The rare day, I do something with my hands that allows me to even get it to spin back five feet from that distance, but I'll come back the next day and they'll be rolling out 10 feet.

 

 

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Flop over a trap is my nemesis. I pkay with a guy who can hit his 60 within 5 ft every time. Mine either finds the trap or gets bladed into trouble over the green

 

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Most times when you are trying to make this shot it will be out of the rough. Play this shot the same way you play it out of the bunker, it will go high and land soft. Open the face, enter the grass behind and under the ball, and remember to swing through the same way you do out of the bunker. A bit of practice and it becomes much easier to do. The object for us is not to put this shot right next to the flag, but the object should be to get the ball on the green. Your friend who regularly puts it to 5 feet is better than anyone I know including tour pros, so don't expect to do what he does. Put the ball in the big part of the green and try to make a putt.

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Most times when you are trying to make this shot it will be out of the rough. Play this shot the same way you play it out of the bunker, it will go high and land soft. Open the face, enter the grass behind and under the ball, and remember to swing through the same way you do out of the bunker. A bit of practice and it becomes much easier to do. The object for us is not to put this shot right next to the flag, but the object should be to get the ball on the green. Your friend who regularly puts it to 5 feet is better than anyone I know including tour pros, so don't expect to do what he does. Put the ball in the big part of the green and try to make a putt.

*** GREAT *** tip!!!

 

I've recently discovered, and no idea if this is proper technique or not .. but it seems to help me .. is to hold the club low on the grip, very very loose in the lead hand and barely in the fingertips in the trail hand and think about keeping the butt end of the grip low.

 

That was not a great explanation, but try to watch some of the pros do bunker shots with a high lip in front of them and you may see this type of shot.


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*** GREAT *** tip!!!

 

I've recently discovered, and no idea if this is proper technique or not .. but it seems to help me .. is to hold the club low on the grip, very very loose in the lead hand and barely in the fingertips in the trail hand and think about keeping the butt end of the grip low.

 

That was not a great explanation, but try to watch some of the pros do bunker shots with a high lip in front of them and you may see this type of shot.

I think whatever you need to get the ball over the the bunker, or out of the bunker, the object is to feel comfortable with the shot you choose, and if the best shot is to play middle of the green, we need to be on with that, I play most of my golf nowadays in thick Bermuda rough, so I have had to learn how to "hack" it out of the rough with a bit of control with the object being to get the ball on the green for a putt

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I wish I have the on command fade. My idea of a fade is a 5 yard draw. Sure I hit the ball left to right but that's usually comes from one of the 3 things, side hill lies, downhill lies, and hitting driver off the deck. Though with the new driver it just want to go straight.

 

30 yard shot is my bread and butter, I hole out at least once a month. Last month I had 2 in one round. Anything inside 70 yards are my strength. That's what I practice exclusively.

 

It's all about confidence. Practice then trust that your body knows what to do then hit it.

 

 

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I wish I have the on command fade. My idea of a fade is a 5 yard draw. Sure I hit the ball left to right but that's usually comes from one of the 3 things, side hill lies, downhill lies, and hitting driver off the deck. Though with the new driver it just want to go straight.

30 yard shot is my bread and butter, I hole out at least once a month. Last month I had 2 in one round. Anything inside 70 yards are my strength. That's what I practice exclusively.

It's all about confidence. Practice then trust that your body knows what to do then hit it.

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Just the opposite for me. Driver is straight to 5 yard fade, way too much work to hit a draw. Funny thing is every other club I can work in either direction, driver just won't listen.

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The one shot I wish i had more than anything is a 4 iron off the tee that goes dead straight every time no matter how narrow the fairway is. I can hit a 4 iron straight, but I can also hook it into the woods.

 

 

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Mike Tyson's earlier 90s left hook wouldn't be a bad thing to have in the locker. Hehe

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I would kill to be able to hit the low 50-75 yard one hop and stop pitch shot....I swear I could cut 5 shots off my index if I could hit that shot

It's closer to you than you think. That's the first shot I learn when I take my journey toward mid handicap.

 

It's a knock down shot, with your 100 yard club, play the ball an inch back from the middle weight on the forward foot 9 o'clock back swing and zip it finish at opposite your back swing. Ideally you'd want the bottom of your swing to be about 2 inches in front of the ball thin dollar bill divot. The ball would come out low with ton of spins.

 

It's my go-to shots for most of my club even driver when I want it.

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DJ fade.

 

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I can't help with the length, but i think I can help with the fade. I am a lefty so i will try to explain as a righty.

There are many ways to hit fade, a very simple one is to just adjust your had position and don't change anything else. So you set up normal and hit the shot exactly how you would hit any other shot. For the hand position, set up normal, and grip normal, then take you right hand and move it to a very weak position, move it so the V in your thumb and forefinger is over the top of the shaft, the important thing here is to swing the club normal, set up normal, the ball will fade, it may slice, If the ball slices more than you want, just adjust the right hand back a little until you get the flight you want. You may only need to trim the hand slightly from your regular grip to achieve a fade, try it at the range.

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I can't help with the length, but i think I can help with the fade. I am a lefty so i will try to explain as a righty.

There are many ways to hit fade, a very simple one is to just adjust your had position and don't change anything else. So you set up normal and hit the shot exactly how you would hit any other shot. For the hand position, set up normal, and grip normal, then take you right hand and move it to a very weak position, move it so the V in your thumb and forefinger is over the top of the shaft, the important thing here is to swing the club normal, set up normal, the ball will fade, it may slice, If the ball slices more than you want, just adjust the right hand back a little until you get the flight you want. You may only need to trim the hand slightly from your regular grip to achieve a fade, try it at the range.

This might be a good way to fade it, but at least for me, I never really like to change my grip from swing to swing because I have only one grip that will feel "right" to me (I have a very strong grip that looks pretty funny), but I do like to work the ball both ways because it gives me a range of around 25 yards for every club just with full swings. To do that, I just open my stance a tiny bit, and just feel like I throw my club into the back of the ball (a little steeper path than normal) with a square to slightly open face with an emphasis of quieting my wrists to the point where it even creates the illusion of feeling like they are locked at impact and not turning over which would result in the dreaded double cross.  Even though this is not my natural swing or my preferred ball flight, it is one of the most repeatable shots I have in by bag from club to club.  

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3-Wood: 15 degree M2 tour.  Fujikura pro 73 tour spec X flex shaft.  

 

Mizuno H5 2 iron.

 

4 iron: mizuno mp h4 4 iron dynamic gold s300

 

5-pw iron: mizuno mp 54 dynamic gold s300

 

52, 56, 60 wedges: cleveland 588 rotex cavity

 

putter: 34 inch nike method 00 half circle mallet putter

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This might be a good way to fade it, but at least for me, I never really like to change my grip from swing to swing because I have only one grip that will feel "right" to me (I have a very strong grip that looks pretty funny), but I do like to work the ball both ways because it gives me a range of around 25 yards for every club just with full swings. To do that, I just open my stance a tiny bit, and just feel like I throw my club into the back of the ball (a little steeper path than normal) with a square to slightly open face with an emphasis of quieting my wrists to the point where it even creates the illusion of feeling like they are locked at impact and not turning over which would result in the dreaded double cross. Even though this is not my natural swing or my preferred ball flight, it is one of the most repeatable shots I have in by bag from club to club.

For sure, there's many ways to hit the fade, this one is just a simple way where you don't need to change much, honestly it only takes a little turn of the right hand to get the ball to fade. I don't generally hit a fade, so I don't want to make a big change to hit it, I only hit this when I have to. My ball flight is typically straight or draw.

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20-30yds? If it's a clean lie, and (usually) no trouble in between, I take a 7i, choke down, and hit it like a long putt. Or sometimes use the putter itself...


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