Stan Utley: Short-Game Mistakes

Why keeping your head down could kill your chip shots.

Released on 7/8/2015

Transcript

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There're certain things that we've heard about golf
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that maybe we think about on our own
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or somebody told you that you're overdoing.
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One of those things is when you hit your shot,
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keep your head down.
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Well, it's easy to overdo that
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because if we keep our head down on the through swing,
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we don't really make room for the club to come down
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and go swishin' the turf.
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So, if I'd show you what I would call a good chip shot,
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I want you to know that right now,
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I'm stood straight up tall and leaned forward,
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and my head is way above where it started.
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So, the idea of keeping your head down really doesn't
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give your club room to swing through and finish your shot.
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So, not everything you believe about golf
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may be helping you if you overdo it.
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