Pitch Shot Through A Golf Cart

As unbelievable as this shot looks, Rickie and Butch explain how it will work for you, too.

Presented By Farmers Insurance

Released on 6/2/2016

Credits

Starring: Butch Harmon and Rickie Fowler

Transcript

00:00
(bass guitar and clapping music)
00:08
Butchy.
00:08
Hey.
00:09
What's up?
00:10
Oh, you missed the green, uh?
00:12
Well, what do ya got? You can hit this.
00:15
Yeah. I mean, fine. I'll just go over it.
00:16
It's cool.
00:17
Over it? That's too easy. Anybody can go over it.
00:19
Just hit it through it. Let me see what you got there.
00:22
Okay, fine.
00:23
Let's challenge it.
00:26
(thwack)
00:27
(driving upbeat music)
00:38
I've seen it. I know how to play it.
00:40
That's true, and you played a good shot,
00:41
but let's talk about how you played the shot,
00:44
and why you played it.
00:45
For me, I would say this is a pretty generic pitch shot.
00:48
You're not trying to make it too complicated,
00:50
although we have a golf cart in front of us.
00:52
But, that kind of gives us a little bit of a window.
00:55
So, you're really just working on
00:56
controlling trajectory here.
00:58
So what mechanical things do you try and do?
01:00
Big thing is not a whole lot of hinge in the wrists.
01:02
There's not much turn on the way back.
01:04
I like that.
01:04
But, then the way through, the body continues to rotate,
01:07
and then I like to think about the chest kinda
01:10
finishing at the target.
01:11
That's really good too, because the average guy at home,
01:13
they just stand so still and just slap at it
01:15
with their hands, It's kinda, this.
01:16
And they've got no chance.
01:18
Alright let's see it.
01:18
So, not much turn, then turn through the ball.
01:20
(funky music)
01:24
(thwack)
01:31
(boom)
01:33
[Rickie] Wasn't too bad.
01:34
[Butch] Yeah, it was alright. Pretty good shot.
01:35
Why don't you hop in, I'll hit another one through.
01:36
Sure, no problem at all. You got this, right?
01:39
Yeah. I got another ball right here.
01:40
You're okay with this right?
01:42
Yeah, for sure.
01:43
How's this right here? Good?
01:44
That's perfect.
01:45
See ya.
01:46
(golf cart moving)
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