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Justin Thomas' Controlled Cut

Justin Thomas shows how he hits a high, controlled fade in pressure situations. See more at golfdigest.com/schools.

Released on 9/11/2018

Transcript

00:00
(upbeat house music)
00:06
Say I have a right pen and I'm gonna have this wind,
00:09
and it'd be a tough one to get to so it'd be one
00:12
where I try to start it left and hold it type thing.
00:14
Say there's trouble right, so it'd be one where I kinda try
00:16
to start it just left of that house,
00:18
and pretty much just hold it right there.
00:20
Because it's gonna feel like a cut motion,
00:23
and I'm gonna make a cut swing,
00:24
but because of the wind it's gonna kind of fight the wind,
00:26
and hopefully just fall a little bit to the right.
00:30
So same as a, same as a draw I'm gonna aim,
00:32
and then just kinda open everything up a little bit.
00:35
Make sure the body's aiming left.
00:37
And just swing on the feet.
00:40
(thunk)
00:45
I mean that'd be,
00:46
in a tournament I'd be very pleased with that,
00:48
because it was roughly 15 feet left
00:51
of where I wanted the ball to come down,
00:52
so I have about a 20 footer with a six iron.
00:54
I'll take it to 20 feet with a six iron all day.
00:58
(upbeat house music)
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