Lesson Tee Live: Use the bounce on pitch shots
PGA Director of Golf at GlenArbor Golf Club, Rob Labritz, talks about the basics of pitching and involving the bounce of the club to stick it close. Watch Lesson Tee Live Wednesdays at 8PM ET.
Lesson Tee Live: Different lie, same chip technique
PGA Director of Golf at GlenArbor Golf Club, Rob Labritz, shares his keys to chipping in different types of lies around the green. Watch Lesson Tee Live Wednesdays at 8PM ET.
Lesson Tee Live: Line it up for better putts
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Lesson Tee Live: Slap the bag to get rid of slice
PGA Director of Golf at GlenArbor Golf Club, Rob Labritz shares a couple drills that will keep you from hitting the dreaded 'banana ball.' Watch Lesson Tee Live Wednesdays at 8PM ET.
Lesson Tee Live: Better golf starts at the set up
PGA Director of Instruction at GlenArbor Golf Club, Rob Labritz, talks about the importance of proper set up and alignment in the golf swing. He shares some ways you can use alignment sticks to check your position. Watch Lesson Tee Live Wednesdays at 8PM ET.set the club up make sure that, first of all, use your left hand for right-handed golfers. This way, your ball position can always be the same, always be the same. It's the same for every. Club, from the wedge to the driver. So, set up with your left hand , okay? Left hand's gonna put the ball right off your left eye. I like to feel the feet a little bit open when you set up to the, to the shot. And then, what I like to do is I like to square the body up. Now, the reason why I like to do this is because it gives you a little restriction with that left leg going back, which creates a little bit of tension. And tension is how we play golf . Give me a look at the hip setup here. You got it. I'll hold that for ya. Let's take this. You take your belt loop , you can use any sort of alignment stick or alignment rod for this. What I'm gonna show you here is, this is right in front of me, my feet are gonna be a little open to the target like I said, we're gonna get in here with my left hand . Okay? Now, I know that the ball is off my left eye, which is where I want it all the time, for the drive or to the wedge. Now when I set up, I'm gonna pre set my hips and my shoulders a little bit closed, and I'm gonna create some tension in my hips and shoulders. This gives me the platform to really spring off this baby and really hit it hard. So it, it's gonna look something like this. I'll make a swing just so we can prove my point here. Left hand in there, subtle tension. You can see by this stick my hips are a little bit closed. So are my shoulders. I
Perfect ending: Labritz holes out for PGA berth
Rob Labritz qualified for the PGA Championship in dramatic fashion Wednesday. The director of golf at GlenArbor Golf Club in Bedford, N.Y. sank a 95-yard wedge shot in a playoff for an unlikely birdie.-A dramatic finish at the PGA Professionals National Championship. This is Rob Labritz's third shot on the second playoff hole and he holes out for birdie and earned a trip to the PGA Championship . The perfect wedge shot at the perfect time. Okay, well, Rob Labritz is joining us now and Rob just how do you react to a shot like that to get into the PGA Championship ? -It's been an emotional week, but a great ending to it and like I mean what a way to go to the PGA-- back to the PGA at Oak Hill . -That's right. It's your fourth time heading back to the PGA Championship . What do you think that you're taking-- what lessons did you learn from your three other appearances there that you're taking forward
Clutch Shots to Earn Major Spots
A look back at the putt that Dennis Miller dropped in dramatic fashion to qualify for the 2012 U.S. Open and the final shot that Rob Labritz hit to qualify for the 2013 PGA Championship.