Dustin Johnson put on a ball-striking clinic in winning the U.S. Open at Oakmont for his first major championship. Do you have what it takes to capture “your” first major?
In the June issue of Golf Channel Academy Magazine, featuring Johnson on the cover, world-renowned performance experts Henry Brunton and Dr. Rick Jensen offer up eight strategies on how to peak for “your” major this summer. Is this the year you finally hoist your Club Championship trophy or capture your flight in the Member-Guest or Member-Member? Winning such a big tournament requires more than just the physical tools, you also have to be able to handle some unexpected adversity and intense pressure, just as Johnson did on the back nine at Oakmont. Brunton and Jensen will show you how to prepare for such situations and get your game in top form in a matter of just weeks.
The June issue of Golf Channel Academy Magazine is downloadable for free on the App Store or Google Play Store, or by visiting www.GolfChannelAcademy.com/magazine. The monthly all-instruction digital publication also includes a 2-iron swing sequence from another terrific ball-striker, world No. 1 Jason Day. The Aussie put on a similar display of power and precision to Johnson’s in capturing The Players Championship in May, often eschewing driver for his 2-iron on the par-5 holes at TPC Sawgrass. He even closed out the championship with a 308-yard 2-iron on the final hole Sunday.
To check out a photo gallery of Day’s swing - taken during the first round of The Players, in which he tied the course record with a 9-under-par 63 - click here or on the image below. And to view current and back issues of Golf Channel Academy Magazine, which includes a swing sequence of Johnson in the March 2016 issue, go to www.GolfChannelAcademy.com/magazine.