How To Pitch From A Buried Lie

Try Butch Harmon's simple plan for hitting a basic pitch.

Released on 10/21/2016

Transcript

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Don't you hate it when this happens,
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you've just missed the green
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and the ball is sitting way down in the grass
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and you've only got about 30 or 40 feet to pitch this ball.
00:08
Let me show you how to get ball up in the air
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and land on the green softly.
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First of all I want you to open your club face,
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take your most lofted wedge, play the ball
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about the middle of your stance,
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and what we're gonna do different here
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is we can't take a normal back swing cause we would
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run into the grass here.
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I have to make an exaggerated wrist cock,
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come straight down on the grass behind the ball
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keeping the face of the club open.
00:31
This is what looks like,
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ball about the middle of my stance,
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club face open, pick it straight up,
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no follow through.
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If you place this shot around the green like this,
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you're gonna have a lot more success.
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