How to Get Out of a Tough Spot & Back On the Green

Next time you need to thread the needle on a punch shot, consider this your get-out-of-jail-free card. Blair O’Neal shows you how to get out of the weeds and on the green.

Released on 5/13/2015

Credits

Starring: Blair O'Neal

Transcript

00:00
Wait, what exactly is this episode called?
00:01
Hitting It Through...
00:03
Threading The Needle.
00:04
[Director] Action.
00:05
Right now I've got trees in front of me
00:06
and I've got to figure out
00:07
how am I gonna get myself back into play.
00:09
Consider this: your Get Out Of Jail Free card.
00:11
Officer O'Neal to serve and protect.
00:14
(upbeat pop music)
00:18
The first thing that you want to do
00:19
is pick a specific shot and a specific target.
00:22
You need to know
00:22
exactly what you're planning to do with the shot.
00:24
You have to get out of trouble.
00:26
Play your percentages.
00:27
We wanna make sure that we get this ball
00:28
back in the fairway on the first bounce.
00:30
Next, you wanna pick a low-lofted club.
00:32
Let's grip down on the handle.
00:34
Put the ball a little further back in your stance.
00:37
Weights more on the left hand side
00:38
and you're gonna have a bit of a forward press.
00:40
We're gonna take it back to about here
00:43
with a nice low finish.
00:45
(upbeat rock music)
00:54
Back into play.
00:56
See, I told you getting out of jail is easy.
00:58
90-degree rule.
00:59
Does that mean nothing?
01:01
90-degree rule, people.
01:02
Don't think I don't see that foot wedge,
01:04
I saw it.
01:05
We all have that friend
01:06
who spends a lot more time in the trees
01:07
than they do on the fairway.
01:08
Make sure to share this video
01:10
and help them get out of jail.
01:12
Consider this your Get Out Of Free Jail card.
01:15
Did I say that right?
01:16
Why don't you say you're wrong?
01:18
Consider this your...
01:19
[Director] Get Out Of Jail Free card.
01:20
What am I saying?
01:21
[Director] Get Out Of Free Jail card.
01:22
Oh my gosh!
01:23
(electronic sounding whooshing)
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