Play Your Best: Step by stepSeptember 21, 2014

Tips on Touch

Hitting the open-face wedge shot

When you need to play a 40- or 50-yard shot higher than normal to get it to stop quickly when it lands, setting up with the clubface open—pointing right of the target—is a good start. But you have to make sure you align your body left of the target line to counter this open face position. Here are the other steps to executing this shot.

open-face wedge shot