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By Joe Thiel Every single player that is a strong ball striker has more forward shaft lean at impact then they do at address. The short game is no different. If you could catch a strong camera close up of the typical tournament players club head near impact you would note that the loft is much less then it was at address. Often with extremely high level video equipment we note the driver just previous to impact continues to de-loft. This post impact de-loft is what the hold really is. These players are in a different position at impact then…
PRESSURE POINTS     By Joe Thiel Since pressure points in the golf swing are paramount to great ball striking and in my opinion can not be refuted, each player must learn not only what and where they are located, but how to monitor these points starting first with the short game until they become habit. It just can’t be accomplished any other way. Had this in depth discussion at the US Senior Open in a practice round with Tom Watson as we shared our ideal pressure points together. Through years of teaching and experimentation with every imaginable thought of pressure…
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Joe Thiel has spent 40 years helping others learn and enjoy the game of golf.He is one of only a few golf professionals in the U.S. who has earned the prestigious PGA Master Professional designation. The local PGA region has honored him as the PGA Teacher of the Year three times - in 1993, 1995, and 1997. He was also inducted into the Mercer County Hall of Fame in 1999, and into the 'Millennium Who's Who in America.' Golf Magazine has also honored Joe with the title of Top 100 Teachers in America for many years and Golf Driving Range Magazine has also honored him as one of the top 50 Teachers in America. More About Joe.