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Maverick McNealy's pre-round routine in 60 seconds

Warm up like a PGA Tour pro with these quick tips from Maverick McNealy.

Released on 4/24/2018

Transcript

00:00
Usually stretch first, and then I go straight
00:03
to the putting green, roll a couple balls around the green,
00:05
three balls usually, just to get the speed
00:07
and the feel for the conditions that day,
00:09
and then spend a couple minutes
00:11
hittin' just different chip shots, pitch shots,
00:14
rough, bunkers, just getting a feel again
00:16
for the conditions, trying to get in a rhythm
00:17
that I know when I take to the first tee, we'll be good.
00:20
First draw I do is just always the right foot back
00:22
just to get my body working right,
00:24
covering the ball.
00:25
I'll hit a couple one handed shots
00:27
just to get a feel for the way the club should be releasing,
00:30
and then I just go into hittin' shots.
00:33
I usually hit about 30, 35 golf balls,
00:36
no more than 15 minutes usually
00:38
on the driving range for a round.
00:40
You know, it's usually sand wedge, pitching wedge,
00:43
seven iron, four iron,
00:44
and then I'll hit a couple two irons, couple three woods,
00:46
couple drivers, one last tee shot and then go.
00:50
it's a warmup.
00:51
It's not a training session for me.
00:52
It's a warm up and getting my body ready,
00:54
and then I putt for another five, six minutes
00:58
before I head to the teeth, and then I go.
01:00
(relaxing hiphop music)
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