Golfers Like You, with Jason Birnbaum

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Lesson 1: Iron Play

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Golfers Like You - Lesson 1: Iron Play
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OVERVIEW

Student Adam Chaitin, a 12-handicapper, is struggling to make consistent contact on his iron shots. Teacher Jason Birnbaum offers several adjustments to get him hitting down and compressing the ball.

SWING THOUGHTS

Start the club back with your arms and body together
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Keep the club in front of your body on the takeaway
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To groove good positions, practice swinging in slow motion
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For solid irons, shift to your front foot coming down
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With irons, feel your center in front of the ball at impact
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Golfers Like You - Lesson 2: Alignment and Hybrids
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  • A pre-shot routine for perfect aim—every time
  • The benefits of using an intermediate target
  • Setup and swing keys for hybrids
  • What impact should feel like with a hybrid

Golfers Like You, with Jason Birnbaum

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Lesson 1: Iron Play
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Lesson 2: Alignment and Hybrids
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Lesson 3: Driving
Golfers Like You, with Jason BirnbaumINDEX
Golfers Like You - Lesson 1: Iron Play
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Lesson 1: Iron Play
  • Hitting down on the ball for crisp contact
  • How to start your swing in sync
  • Three drills for consistent iron strikes
  • Eliminating fat and thin shots
Golfers Like You - Lesson 2: Alignment and Hybrids
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Lesson 2: Alignment and Hybrids
  • A pre-shot routine for perfect aim—every time
  • The benefits of using an intermediate target
  • Setup and swing keys for hybrids
  • What impact should feel like with a hybrid
Golfers Like You - Lesson 3: Driving
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Lesson 3: Driving
  • How to pre-set perfect impact with the driver
  • Mastering clubface position for straighter shots
  • Optimizing launch for more carry distance
  • Aiming farther right (it’s no typo) to stop slices