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Swing Analysis: Scott, McIlroy, and Stricker Hit the 100 Yd. Wedge

I thought this was a fairly rare occurrence, with 3 of the best players in the world playing together and hitting almost the same shot on the same hole, while the cameraman actually does a nice job of positioning himself for a down the line shot of each one. Stricker is a recognized maestro with […]

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Swing Analysis: Tiger, Ernie, Yani in the Bunker

I was scrolling through my model videos and I came across some bunker shots that I had saved under the heading “bunker”, and when I played each one I found I had some very cool shots of a few great bunker players. Join the forum discussion on this post

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Swing Analysis: Hunter Mahan at the Ryder Cup: Anatomy of a Pitch Shot Under Pressure

This video looks at the execution of a simple pitch shot, made anything but simple by the extreme pressure of the moment. It is the 17th hole of the last match of the Ryder Cup. The outcome of the entire affair rests on this last 2-ball. Hunter Mahan is two-down, and needs an up-and-down to […]

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Pivot Compression Golf Swing: 34. Pitching From the Rough

Here we look at how to pitch onto the green from the rough. When you miss a green and the ball is not in a bunker the first thing you will note when you come upon your ball is how it is lying in the grass. Next you look up and find the pin, note […]

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Pivot Compression Golf Swing: 33. Standard Pitch Shots 10 Yards and In

Here we have another standard play around the green, as we are close to the green but in enough proximity to the pin to require the ball to fly up in the air and land without rolling a great distance. The variations here from the longer pitch shots with the 58 degree wedge are the […]

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