Wedge Tip to Improve Your Short Game Technique with John Novosel, Jr.

Equipment and Technique Tip for Short Game Shots

Hey guys, John Novosel, Jr. here with GoGolf365. I've got a technique tip, and an equipment tip. 

Watch the video below or read the transcript beneath it to get started.

Short Game Video Tip

Tip #1: Get a 64 Degree Wedge

The first one, I'm gonna give you that equipment tip because it's gonna actually help your technique.

Get a 64 degree wedge.

I've never tried one until I got this 64 degree wedge from F2. It is unbelievable what you can do around the greens as far as putting spin on the ball, you can stop it with spin, or you can stop it with trajectory.

So if you have that in your subconscious in your mind, that the club's gonna get that ball in the air for you, you won't have to do what I see everybody out here doing; helping it up, trying to get this thing subconsciously and lift into the air.

That is the number one mistake I see out here - adding energy, and trying to add loft.

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With a 64 degree wedge, you don't have to do that. You can just literally do this little simple little motion and hit good shots.

I've got to hit this one with some decent carry here, and then get it to stop off of a tight lie. Just taking a simple motion. 

I didn't even hit that one that solid, but a lot of bounce on this club helped me out.

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Tip #2: Let the Wedge Do the Work

The other little thing that I want to throw at you is, I see a lot of golfers wanting to go this way when they're chipping.

This is a circle; this thing has got to come around this way.

So instead of trying to help it out here, let this come back around. Club's gonna do the work for me.

Thank you 64 degree wedge, thank you F2. Try those tips, leave some comments for me, and as always, have fun.

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John Novosel Jr. is the Co-Creator of Tour Tempo. Tour Tempo is the best-selling book published by Doubleday and is a 5-star app for iOS. In addition to TT, he has patented or co-patented 4 swing training aids. He recently authored Tour Tempo Force, which hit #1 on Apple books for all sports.


He has given thousands of speed lessons to golfers of all abilities from Major Champions through beginners. He also walks the walk, at 52 years old he produces swing speeds over 130 mph and has competed in long drive events, his longest drive in competition is 402 yards.

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