Trick To Knowing Your Perfect Wedge Distances

Ryan Rustand

Ryan Rustand

SwingU Instructor

Once amateur golfers get inside their full swing wedge distance, too often they rely simply on feel as opposed to a measurable swing to hit yardages. Golf being such a feel-based game means that no two days are the same, and therefore your distance control can fluctuate from round to round.

SwingU instructor Ryan Rustand employs a simple trick that will take some practice to dial in, but will mitigate your big misses from scoring yardages.

While some players prefer using a clock face as their point of reference, Rustand uses body parts — shins, knees, hips shoulders, head — to know what distance certain wedges go. 

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