Justin Rose on How To Rip Your 3-Wood | Approach Shots | Golf Digest

In this episode of Approach Shots, PGA Tour golfer Justin Rose has some tips for how to rip your 3-wood swing. Transcript: “One thing that you may see me do out on tour in my pre-shot routine is a bit of a rehearsal that when I get to the top of my back swing I…

Justin Rose on How To Rip Your 3-Wood | Approach Shots | Golf Digest



In this episode of Approach Shots, PGA Tour golfer Justin Rose has some tips for how to rip your 3-wood swing.

Transcript:
“One thing that you may see me do out on tour in my pre-shot routine is a bit of a rehearsal that when I get to the top of my back swing I like to feel that I stay closed halfway down. So basically I’m feeling like my left arm is dropping down my chest as I stay closed to the target. That does a couple of things for me. It helps my rhythm, it keeps me very patient off the top of the back swing and also helps me keep a little bit of lag a little bit of an angle as I come down into the ball.

One of my faults is when I get a little bit quick and I unwind too early and when that happens I have to hit the brakes essentially and wait for the club to fall into the hitting zone and hence I have to time impact so much more and I end up actually losing the face through impact.

But when I make this move and I really wait for it now I put myself in a position where I have to turn very aggressively through impact.

So I can pivot much faster, much harder, much more powerfully and that actually stabilizes the face through the hitting area. Should look something like this.”

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