Dustin Johnson Interview – The New York Times
“TrackMan has been one of the most effective tools at the highest level of golf, a device that uses radar technology to measure such things as spin rate, launch angle, ball speed, club speed, how far the ball carries and the angle of the face of the golf club when it strikes the ball. In short, it lets a player dial in every aspect of his game.
Johnson wanted it only for his wedges.
“All I look at it is carry numbers, just so I have more of a feel when I’m on the course and playing,” Johnson said. “I felt like that was one area I needed to improve on. I felt like I was good with it, but I was too streaky. One day I’d be perfect, the next day … not that I hit them bad, I just didn’t hit them good enough.”
Now it’s perhaps the most underrated part of his game.
Three years ago, Johnson was tied for 113th on the PGA Tour in approach shots from 50 to 125 yards.
Now he is No. 1 on tour.
“Obviously, it’s working,” Johnson said. “So I’m going to keep doing it.”
Source: The New York Times
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