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WATCH: How to master the downhill lie

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Top-100 instructor Tom Stickney explains the adjustments your need to make to consistently send the golf ball toward your target from a downhill lie. Enjoy the video below.

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Tom F. Stickney II is the Director of Instruction and Business Development at Punta Mita, in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (www.puntamita.com) He is a Golf Magazine Top 100 Teacher, and has been honored as a Golf Digest Best Teacher and a Golf Tips Top-25 Instructor. Tom is also a Trackman University Master/Partner, a distinction held by less than 15 people in the world. Punta Mita is a 1500 acre Golf and Beach Resort located just 45 minuted from Puerto Vallarta on a beautiful peninsula surrounded by the Bay of Banderas on three sides. Amenities include two Nicklaus Signature Golf Courses- with 14 holes directly on the water, a Golf Academy, four private Beach Clubs, a Four Seasons Hotel, a St. Regis Hotel, as well as, multiple private Villas and Homesites available. For more information regarding Punta Mita, golf outings, golf schools and private lessons, please email: tom.stickney@puntamita.com

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  1. Kenny

    Dec 29, 2018 at 12:19 am

    “I’m going to employ a punch type of golf swing where I’m going to guide the ball down the fairway”. Good luck with “guiding” the ball. This is horrible advice.

  2. Mark T

    Nov 12, 2018 at 6:32 pm

    Great video. I struggle with downhill and I like the idea of the “punch” shot. Thanks.

  3. Bob

    Nov 12, 2018 at 10:46 am

    I’ve been told to use less loft on an uphill lie. Would the opposite be true for the downhill?

  4. DaveyD

    Nov 11, 2018 at 8:04 pm

    How about a real downhill lie? Like 20-25 degrees.

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