Tips and Drills:
How to Hit Out of Thick Rough
Even the best players in the world will find themselves in the "thick stuff" a few times every round. Here are few simple tips to manuever the rough and keep your round alive!
keep the hands moving!
While you may not be playing in U.S. Open-level rough, you're certainly going to find yourself in situations where you need to "chop" out of thick rough.
When trying to get out of that thick grass, particularly around the green, the number one mistake that players make is they don't create enough speed to advance the ball.
By looking at the deWiz Hand Speed measurement, you can ensure that you're creating enough speed - you should be producing a Max Hand Speed greater than a typical wedge swing - to successfully maneuver the rough!