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Tiger Woods' Key to Playing Augusta National

For the first time, Tiger Woods reveals how he approaches every aspect of the game. From technique and practice sessions to fitness and mental training, this 12-part series gives you exclusive insight directly from the 15-time major champion. http://www.golfdigest.com/tigerwoods

Released on 10/23/2019

Transcript

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[intense music]
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The key with Augusta National is
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to not miss the ball pin-high.
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Either you miss it short or long.
00:11
And you have to figure out where you wanna be.
00:13
Either short or long, right or left.
00:17
And flag-high is some of the hardest,
00:19
most difficult breaking putts or chips you'll ever face.
00:23
But then trying to figure out how am I gonna get
00:25
to these spots?
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It's not only the approach shot,
00:28
but how am I gonna get the tee shot,
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so I can give myself the angle to get into a spot
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where I can miss it here,
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so I have an easy either chip or a putt?
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I can play aggressively.
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Trying to figure all that out is really difficult,
00:39
especially when the wind starts pickin' up,
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and it's comin' from all different directions.
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There's not other golf course
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that the wind swirls like that.
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Even a five, ten mile an hour wind,
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it feels like it's blowin' 30,
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because you can't miss the ball in these certain spots.
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[upbeat music]
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