The 3 Things You Need to Know to Hit Golf Shots Over Water

By Glen Farnsworth

Hi, I am Glen Farnsworth from the Jim McLean Golf School. One of the most unique things about the Blue Monster at Doral, and what makes it so difficult, are the par threes and the fact that the wind is always blowing.

How to Hit Over Water

What I would like to show you here is that when you are hitting over water there are two things that are crucial. Number one: getting the correct yardage and choosing the correct club; and number two: 100 percent commitment to a full finish. Remember, the right club, the right yardage and commit to a full finish. I hope this tip helps you to enjoy the Blue Monster and courses like it a little more.


Category: Bad Lies

About the Instructor

Glen Farnsworth
Glen Farnsworth
Doral Golf Resort & Spa
4400 NW 87th Avenue
Miami, FL 33178
Tel: 305-591-6409
Tel: 800-72-DORAL
Glen, a native of Naples, Fla., started his career under Jim McLean in 1981. He has been Director of Instruction at several prestigious clubs and works with many Tour players including Curt Byrum, Adam Mednick and two-time Champions Tour winner Jim Ahern. He currently teaches at the Jim McLean Golf School at Doral Golf Resort & Spa in Miami.