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Question on Mental Game:

For an average golfer, should I focus on hitting my ball as close to green as I can, or laying up to a specific yardage on unreachable par 5s?

It depends really on if there is any trouble along the way or up by the green. If you have a clear shot and a miss hit won't get you in trouble, then I would try to get the ball as close to the green as possible. This way you may have a long putt or simple chip on your next shot. It's not worth the risk though if you can leave yourself a simple approach shot and avoid trouble.

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