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How Phil Tamed Father Time

On Sunday, 50 year old Phil Mickelson made history by becoming the oldest player to win a golf major. He didn’t just defy age last week, he defied his recent form. According to stat-savant Justin Ray, Phil had – by far – his best ball-striking week of the season.

What Do Golf Wedge Shots and Basketball Free Throws Have in Common?

One of the common denominators among the best distance wedge players in the world is that they tend to have a launch angle that is lower and more consistent than higher handicap golfers.  Elite players rely on low-launching wedge shots to control spin and trajectory.  Generally, they apex their wedges under 50 feet and launch …

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Two Drills to Help You Get a Grip on Your Wedge Distance Control

Dustin Johnson is one of the most prodigious drivers in professional golf, but he didn’t win the 2020 Masters by just bludgeoning the course.  For an athlete with such remarkable power potential, DJ also has also developed tremendous wedge distance control on his approach shots.  It’s almost an unfair combination. When DJ has a scoring …

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