launch monitor numbers short game (xlsx)


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These launch monitor numbers were taken from top PGA Professionals. Within the group there were great, very good, ok and poor short game results. Can you recognize the major factors that produced these results?

Here are some hints

The poorest display of a short game came from Charlie. Notice his attack angle compared to the rest of the professionals.

The best display of a short game came from Darrell. Notice his ability to land the ball the same distance consistently.

Look at the relationship to the ATTACK ANGLE and the amount of spin put on the ball. Bob had the shallowest attack angle and the least amount of spin on average.

Club paths varied from 6 degrees in to out to 7 degrees out to in