Randy Smith: Reboot Your Game

Don't think you can get better? That's nonsense.

Released on 12/3/2015

Transcript

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You've been playing golf for a long time.
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Say you're over 50 years of age now,
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and you've been playing, basically at the same handicap
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that you've had for the last five, six, seven years,
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and you're struggling a little bit
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to hold onto what you've got.
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You really don't think you're gonna get that much better,
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you're just basically playing for the love of the game.
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You can get better.
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And it doesn't matter who you are, and at what age you are.
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All you have to do is do a few key things
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and put your mind to it.
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Number one is swing a golf club.
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There's so many people that go out
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and they'll be two weeks away,
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working, doing something, and away from swinging.
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Swinging a club, I don't care if it's in your office,
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your bedroom, in the garage, wherever you want
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have a golf club to where you can carry a conference call on
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in your office and just swing the club back and forth.
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All right?
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Put 'em on the speaker phone.
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It really helps.
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It keeps your golf muscles in tune with swinging a club,
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so it makes it a lot easier to come back.
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Another thing, too, is remember the short game.
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Develop something that helps you get on the green
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with your pitch shots.
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I say, get on the green.
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I mean, how many times have we seen players,
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especially when you get over 50,
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develop a little case of some problems there?
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And they start blading balls all over the green.
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Can't get out of bunkers.
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Develop a failsafe way to pitch the ball to where you
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know you've got a chance to get it up somewhere around
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the hole to save par.
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I can't tell you how many shots that's going to save you.
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Also, practice your lag putting.
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Goodness gracious.
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20, 30, 40 feet.
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Over and over and over.
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Don't use the cup.
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Mark off yardages.
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Go three balls to one yardage.
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One ball to another yardage.
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Mix it up to where you get a feel
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for how far you're rolling the golf ball.
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You compress this into a five-month program,
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to where you spend and dedicate the proper amount of time
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that you need to do it, each week,
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your handicap is gonna go down because you've exposed
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yourself to golf and golf swings.
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Try it.
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I think it's going to help your golf game.
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