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Knock it down. Knock it close.
If we asked you to stand 20 yards from this bucket and use an under-arm throw to get a golf ball in the bucket, would you use a lower trajectory (a) or a higher trajectory (b)?
Almost everyone correctly tackles this challenge by using a lower trajectory.
So why do most amateur golfers try and hit wedge shots as high as possible?
Knock it close with your wedge
Watch the golf on TV and you’ll see Professionals hitting wedge shots mostly with a lower trajectory. They create a ton of spin. It makes it much easier for them to control distance. It makes it easier to be accurate. Time to learn a new skill?