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How to Hit a Wedge Shot | Penetrating Wedge Shots

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One of the biggest areas needing improvement in the typical amateur's golf game is how to hit flat, penetrating wedge shots that go the needed distance and stop on a dime. In this video, I discuss the three keys to hitting these crucial scoring shots so that you can get up and down more often from this critical yardage. In the photo below, you can see two of the keys being demonstrated in this 60* wedge shot.

Video Practice Points
  • Many amateurs struggle with wedge shots, losing distance because they hit them too high
  • There are three keys to solid, flat, penetrating wedge shots
  • Number 1 - Set up with the buttons on your shirt in front of the ball
  • Number 2 - Shorten up the backswing by putting most of your weight on the left foot
  • Number 3 - Make a controlled release that matches the shorter backswing

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Have you wanted to learn how to a wedge shot that flies low and then one hops and stops? That's what you see the pros do on TV and in this wedge lessons video I'm going to show you how to do it. Hitting wedge shots close to the pin is one of the key things that will lower your scores and get you that coveted single digit handicap. But most golfers struggle with how to hit a wedge shot because they don't setup to the golf ball correctly.

Wedge Lessons Online

One of the best wedge shot tips I can give you online is to play the ball further back in your golf setup. This allows you to create a steeper angle of attack that delofts the club at impact. This is the key to hitting a wedge shot low that cuts through the wind yet stops quickly once it lands on the green.

To avoid hitting the golf ball fat on your wedge shot, you'll want to start with your weight slightly more forward than normal as well. This well ensure you hit the golf ball first and get clean contact which is critical for maximizing spin on the golf ball.

When working on wedge shot drills, use these two key setup changes, plus the bonus third wedge shot tip I give in the video to start hitting it close to every pin.

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