Stan Utley: Pitch It High From Any Lie

The key to hitting it close is knowing your lie.

Released on 2/5/2016

Transcript

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You may not face a lie like I have
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here in the desert at Greyhawk in Scottsdale,
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but when you're playing the game of golf,
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the lies you're facing really are limitless.
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To play them properly
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you need to assess the surface,
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how firm it is,
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and that's gonna allow you to know
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where to enter the ground
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with the bounce of your club.
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If you're playing off a very tight lie,
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firm surface, you need to enter
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the bounce of the club closer to the ball.
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If you're playing off surface
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like I have here in the desert,
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where there's a little bit of give,
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and a little bit of sand,
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and I know the dirt is gonna give way under the club,
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you may wanna hit an inch or two behind the ball.
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Here's what it looks like
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when I play this soft pitch
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out of the desert.
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Assess your lie,
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make a decision on where you're gonna enter the ground,
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and use the bounce.
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That'll help you shoot lower scores.
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(upbeat music)
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