Larry the Cable Guy: How to Straighten Out Your Shot

Last year Hank Haney helped Larry the Cable Guy improve his distance, but this time around Larry needs advice on how to stop swinging over the top of the ball. Can Hank “git-r-done” and help Larry straighten out his shot?

Released on 12/15/2014

Credits

Starring: Hank Haney
Featuring: Larry the Cable Guy

Shot at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course in Lake Tahoe, Nevada

Transcript

00:00
Hi, I'm Hank Haney
00:01
and it's time for another five-minute fix.
00:03
(upbeat music)
00:08
We're here with Larry the Cable Guy,
00:09
one of the funniest guys in the world.
00:11
Last year, I was having trouble with my distances
00:13
and Hank worked with me
00:14
and I was throwing my clubs 20 yards further
00:16
when we got done.
00:17
(Hank laughs)
00:21
I've been going right on my pigeon wedge,
00:24
about to break it over a tree.
00:25
So, hopefully Hank can save my pigeon wedge.
00:31
[Hank] Larry's mistake is he swings over-the-top.
00:33
Now in his case, that means he's swinging over to the right,
00:35
cuz he's a left-hander.
00:36
He's got to get the path of his swing
00:38
going more out to left field.
00:41
Say the target is second base,
00:43
I wanna hit it to shortstop
00:45
and so I just started thinking hit it to shortstop,
00:47
hit it to shortstop and by gosh,
00:49
I was hitting it to second base.
00:51
Scoot both feel this way, because when you swing,
00:52
you swinging on an arch, it's like this.
00:55
The more you put the ball back in your stance,
00:57
the more you catch it early in the swing,
00:58
you'll be swinging more to the left.
01:00
Hey, Hank, left.
01:02
[Person In The Crowd] Get 'er done.
01:04
(Hank laughs)
01:05
Dude, that was dead straight.
01:08
I'm cured, Hank Haney's cured me.
01:12
With Larry the Cable Guy, he was pulling his wedge.
01:15
He's a left-handed player
01:17
So, he's coming over-the-top,
01:18
so I got him trying to swing the golf club back
01:20
with a little more turn behind the ball,
01:23
trying to get him to swing out in the opposite direction
01:23
of where he was pulling the ball
01:27
and as soon as he got the path of his swing better,
01:29
it straightened out his shots.
01:31
He literally just told me a couple of things
01:33
and within four shots, I was hitting em down the middle
01:36
about 135, 137, it was awesome.
01:40
That was awesome.
01:41
(hands shake)
01:42
Good job, my friend.
01:43
Yeah, thank you, Hank Haney.
01:44
You're welcome.
01:45
(Hank chuckles)
01:46
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01:48
Get 'er done.
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