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How to hit a sand wedge from the fairway – part two

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“The hardest shot in golf is a mashie at 90 yards from the green, where the ball has to be played against an oak tree, bounces back into a sand trap, hits a stone, bounces on the green and then rolls into the cup. That shot is so difficult I have made it only once.” – Zeppo Marx

By Ian Hardie

In the post ‘How to hit a sand wedge from the fairway’ I discussed the fact that.

Most golfers are reasonably capable with their short iron shots that they play from the fairway

Generally it’s because they are playing shots with a shorter and softer action than they use with the other clubs in the bag

Until they try and use a sand wedge from the fairway

When all of a sudden, a different sort of shot seems to appear from nowhere

A shot they completely mess up

The reason why as you may remember was due to the single reason that makes a sand wedge so effective out of the sand – as well as being good for most shots out of heavy rough. Continue reading How to hit a sand wedge from the fairway – part two