The 5 Steps To Take When The Course is Fast & Firm

The best players are being tested by a firm and fast golf course this week at the Waste Management Phoenix Open.

Does it ever cease to amaze you how much dry conditions create the best tournament theater? The PGA Tour’s finest have their work cut out for them. As if the crowds in Phoenix aren’t crazy enough, now they must contend with a fiery layout.

You can play the same course every day, yet with changes in competition, course conditions, tee boxes and weather something always is different. While watching the action at TPC Scottsdale this weekend let’s focus on how to handle a course when it’s firm. Start by watching where the players land the golf ball.

What did you notice in that approach from Justin Thomas? The 7th ranked player in the world goes for every pin. In round one, he ranked #1 in the field for approach. Yet in this shot, he landed the ball nowhere near the hole.

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