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Score Like the Tour from 100 Yards & In
Recovery Shot from Behind the Green

Over-shooting the green almost always puts you in a really tough spot. Golf courses are notorious for having downhill slopes and trouble off the back of most greens. In today's featured video PGA Tour Veteran Jay Delsing and I will show you to recover from the common downhill lie/downhill slope to the green that you often encounter when you fly the green. Properly setting up and preparing for the quick release of the ball will allow you to better control these shots. The key points to remember here are:

  • Adjust your shoulders to run parallel with the slope of the ground.
  • Play the ball forward in your stance.
  • Feel as if your swing goes up to down to ensure you hit down through the shot.

Watch Maria explain and PGA Tour Veteran Jay Delsing demonstrate how to save par from 100 yards and in by properly executing a recovery shot from over the green.

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