August

  • Hit The Flag With Your Wedge with Rory McIlroy

    Written by Rory McIlroy on Monday, 24 August 2009

    It was last summer that I decided my wedge play wasn’t up to the standard it needed to be. I was not as accurate as I would have liked and I was spinning the ball too much, which made control and precision very tricky. I was too lose. My body would stop on the downswing, my hands would take over...

  • Blasting Uphill by Phil Mickelson

    Written by Phil Mickelson on Monday, 24 August 2009

    Uphill lies in sand give amateurs trouble because the tendency is to drive the clubhead directly into the upslope. There’s no margin for error that way: If you hit behind the ball even a little too much, the clubhead will pass directly under the ball, and you’ll be lucky to get it out of the sand. The key is to adjust...