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Sergio Garcia tees up ball with out bending over

Anybody who has ever hit a whole lot of balls on the vary is aware of how tiresome it may be to bend over and decide up every ball you need to hit. Your again begins aching simply occupied with it! On the professional excursions, a number of gamers favor to have their caddies toss them every particular person ball to make the bending-over movement a bit extra fluid.

However on Thursday on the Valspar Championship, Sergio Garcia demonstrated a novel means of teeing up his golf ball with out bending over. As a substitute of reaching down and inserting the ball on the tee, Garcia used his fairway wooden to press the ball in opposition to his left foot, lifting the ball ever so barely to position the it gently on the tee.

That’s a brand new strategy to tee it up …

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— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) March 21, 2019

Hey, we perceive that vary time can get a little bit bland — particularly contemplating all of the balls that Sergio Garcia has hit over the course of his 20 years as a professional.

Not solely does this technique of teeing up the ball look cool, it additionally has an additional benefit: minimal pressure on the again! And whereas Garcia’s technique works very nicely for a ball teed low — the best peak for an iron, hybrid or fairway wooden — the jury remains to be out on whether or not he can look as easy teeing it up this fashion with a driver.

Garcia is looking for his 11th profession PGA Tour win this week. He has two top-10 finishes up to now this season: T6 on the WGC-Mexico Championship, and T9 on the Honda Basic.

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