Com­mit to the Hit

Don’t wuss out on scary wedge shots

Golf Digest (South Africa) - - Play Your Best -

his lit­tle shot drives am­a­teurs mad: 30 me­tres, over a bunker, can’t be short, can’t be long. Ba­si­cally, you have to step up and hit a good shot, or you’re look­ing at a big num­ber. Given the mem­o­ries of sim­i­lar shots you prob­a­bly have rat­tling around in your brain, it’s good to have a plan.

For starters, take your most lofted wedge, play the ball about mid­dle in your stance, and set a lit­tle more weight on your front foot. Then make about a half back­swing, let­ting your wrists hinge but keep­ing

TButch Har­mon

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