Driving with a Long Carry

Playing a long par 5 and not sure how to approach it? Jason Birnbaum offers tips on how to drive with a long carry.

Released on 4/14/2014

Credits

Starring: Jason Birnbaum

Transcript

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Here we are at a long-par five,
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made even more nerve-wracking because
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I've got a forced carrot.
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There's a little bit more pressure on me
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than if I was playing a regular hole.
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(Upbeat Music)
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The key here is you've got to really
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launch it up in the air.
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I've got the ball keyed a little bit higher
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than I usually would.
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I'm gonna play the ball a little bit more
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in the front of my stance than I might normally,
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and I'm gonna tilt my body a little bit to the right.
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From there, I'm gonna swing up on the ball
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and I'm gonna try to launch this thing as high as I can.
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(Ball clicks)
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There you go.
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Kinda looks like that.
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I've got the ball keyed a little bit higher
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than I usually would, I've got the ball a little bit more
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in the front of my stance, body tilted to the right,
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swing up as much as you can, clear the 200 yard marker.
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(Ball clicking)
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And knock it into the stratosphere.
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If you're struggling with a particular shot,
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add it to the comments below.
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(Upbeat Music)
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