Must see: Phil Mickelson hits flop shot over Roger Cleveland
Don't try this at home, friends.
A new video released by Callaway on YouTube today, features Phil Mickelson and Callaway Golf's Chief of Golf Club Design on Making Wedges, Roger Cleveland.
The video is a must-see. Mickelson, with Cleveland standing the length of a sand-wedge in front of him, explains and executes a flop-shot that travels just over Cleveland's head.
Mickelson explains before hitting the shot:
"Well you've probably seen this on the Golf Channel with Dave Pelz. You're not quite as tall as Dave, so this shot is not as hard. But I put you a sand-wedge away in front of me. The key to this shot is keeping the leading edge low. If my hands stop and I try to flip it up like a lob shot, the leading edge is going to go right into the ball, I'm going to blade it and you're going to feel the effects."
A nervous laugh from Cleveland ensues, before Mickelson proceeds.
Man... that guy is good! Suddenly, that flop-shot wall on Golf Channel's Big Break looks like a piece of cake.
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