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Everyone always says you need to hit down on the ball, but I've always almost scooped the balls up. After a lesson about 2 weeks ago I've started introducing the proper wrist hinge to my swing. As a result, I've been able to take some speed off my swing and get even nicer ball flight. Also, I can literally feel myself hitting the ball first.

Today I hit a bucket of 100 yard shots with my pitching wedge and then had to scrape tons of golf ball residue out from my grooves. Is it normal to be ripping the covering off range balls?
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Even my 60* Watson gets those on the rare occasion that I hit it at the range. I don't suggest using your wedges at the range though, if your like me, or my local range, you won't get much feedback.
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