Open the face to land pitches close

Miller, Ron; Cosand, Rich; Brewer, Brad; Ibarguen, Ed; Rader, Dana; Dijulia, Dom
June 2008
Golf Magazine;Jun2008, Vol. 50 Issue 6, p212
The article offers tips for golf players to lessen the number of their last shots to putt. One of the tips is opening the clubface slightly during the swing. According to the article, a common error among better players is to hood the clubface during a short swing, causing a lot of heavy and thin shots. It has been suggested that softer, higher and more consistent pitches can be produced by hinging the wrists by simply allowing the natural rotation of the left forearm to open the clubface.


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