BELOW ARE TWO GREAT SHORT GAME PLAYERS WITH DIFFERENT TECHNIQUES. SETUP IN FRONT OF THE MIRROR AND SEE WHICH ONE YOU RESEMBLE. IN ORDER TO APPLY A SUCCESSFUL ATTACK ANGLE BETWEEN 4.5-8.5 DEGREES YOUR TECHNIQUE MUST BLEND WITH YOUR SETUP.
PHIL MICKELSON SETS UP WITH UPPER BODY TILT AND HEAD BEHIND THE BALL. PHIL MUST APPLY A STEEP TECHNIQUE IN ORDER TO APPLY THE PROPER ANGLE OF ATTACK.
STAN UTLEY SETS UP WITH LEVEL SHOULDERS AND NOSE IN LINE WITH BALL. STAN MUST APPLY A SHALLOW TECHNIQUE IN ORDER TO APPLY THE PROPER ANGLE OF ATTACK.
PHIL IS ATTACKING THE BALL WITH PLENTY OF LAG.
PHIL APPLYING SHAFT LEAN AND GREAT ATTACK ANGLE
PHIL HAS TO DRAG THE HANDLE THROUGH IMPACT TO MATCH UP WITH HIS SHALLOW SETUP TO BE SUCCESSFUL
STAN IS ATTACKING THE BALL WITH PLENTY OF LAG.
STAN APPLYING SHAFT LEAN AND GREAT ATTACK ANGLE
STAN HAS TO RELEASE THE ANGLE AND LET THE CLUBHEAD SWING PAST HIS HANDS IN ORDER FOR HIS STEEP SETUP TO BE SUCCESSFUL
Wrist hinge maintained on downswing
Unhinging wrists and throwing clubhead at ball to shallow the decent.
Clubhead moving past hands quickly as left wrists cups
Minimal lag and wide arc into ball
Maintaining shaft lean and moving handle forward to keep attack angle from getting too shallow
Keeping wrists firm and shaft lean consistent too maintain negative angle of attack