Different Techniques with the same result

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.

steep vs shallow setu

PHIL MICKELSON SHALLOW SETUP

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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 STEEP SETUP

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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.

STEEP VS SHALLOW TECHNIQUES

PHIL HALFWAY DOWN

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PHIL IS ATTACKING THE BALL WITH PLENTY OF LAG. 

PHIL AT IMPACT

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PHIL APPLYING SHAFT LEAN AND GREAT ATTACK ANGLE 

PHIL'S SHORT GAME RELEASE

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PHIL HAS TO DRAG THE HANDLE THROUGH IMPACT TO MATCH UP WITH HIS SHALLOW SETUP TO BE SUCCESSFUL

STAN UTLEY HALFWAY DOWN

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STAN IS ATTACKING THE BALL WITH PLENTY OF LAG.

STAN AT IMPACT

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STAN APPLYING SHAFT LEAN AND GREAT ATTACK ANGLE

STAN'S SHORT GAME RELEASE

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STAN HAS TO RELEASE THE ANGLE AND LET THE CLUBHEAD SWING PAST HIS HANDS IN ORDER FOR HIS STEEP SETUP TO BE SUCCESSFUL

The Lag Throwers

Lots of Lag

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Wrist hinge maintained on downswing

Shaft lean at impact

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Unhinging wrists and throwing clubhead at ball to shallow the decent.

Throwing the angle away

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Clubhead moving past hands quickly as left wrists cups 

The Lean Draggers

Stiff wristed no lag

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Minimal lag and wide arc into ball

Shaft lean at impact

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Maintaining shaft lean and moving handle forward to keep attack angle from getting too shallow

Maintaining the lean through impact

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Keeping wrists firm and shaft lean consistent too maintain negative angle of attack