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Lexus Tips from the Tee: How to hit a flop shot

Golf pro Jimmy Hanlin delivers tips to improve your game on the course. In this installment, Hanlin talks about how to hit a proper flop shot.

Everyone wants to hit the ball further from the tees and be able to sink a deep putt for a birdie or an eagle, but there will be times when golfers need to get more lift than normal on a shot toward the green.

Enter the flop shot.

In this installment of Lexus Tips from the Tee, PGA Golf Pro Jimmy Hanlin helps WKYC’s Nick Camino hit a proper flop shot by telling him to aim for the grass underneath the lie rather than trying to make first contact on the ball.

Tip 1: How to avoid a slice

Tip 2: How to use lower body mechanics to better strike the ball

Tip 3: How to drive the ball further

Tip 4: How to better utilize the hybrid club

Tip 5: How to master the backswing

Tip 7: How to effectively transition from backswing

Tip 8: How to improve swing mechanics