James Sieckmann Lowers the Handle to Help Lower Your Score


So, you find yourself off the green, needing to lob your Titleist golf ball relatively high in the air to end up near the pin.

We know this shot can make even the most skilled wedge player second-guess themselves.

So, we asked our friends at Titleist Performance Institute to provide some help. Their Advisory Board Member, PGA Professional James Sieckmann, says the easiest way is the not necessarily the best-known.

“It’s opposite what a lot of people think. If we’re going to hit it high, you need to lower the handle…the more you lower the handle, the more loft is added to the club,” says James.

Check out the video to see what else James advises on the setup and swing for this shot. And for more drills and exercises for your golf game, head over to http://www.myTPI.com.