Not every lie on the golf course is perfectly flat and golfers need to know how to adjust to all kinds of situations to help encourage a confident swing.

As Titleist Staff Professional Michael Breed tells us in this latest edition of 18 Shots Presented by Titleist, it's important to adjust your alignment, stance and grip to compensate for an uneven lie.

In this tip, Michael focuses on how to approach a shot when faced with a lie above your feet. A few of his keys... grip down and aim right of the target to ensure solid contact and better control.

Bring this shot to the course and click on the image below for even more great tips and advice for your game.


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The FedEx Cup Playoffs head west this week to Cherry Hills Country Club in Denver, Colorado for the BMW Championship. The classic William S. Flynn design stretches out to over 7,300 yards, but with the course at an elevation of 5,380 feet, players will have to focus more on control than distance. 

"There are certain courses that probably lend themselves to hitting it high and far. I'm not so sure this is one of them," said defending champion and Titleist Brand Ambassador Zach Johnson. 

"I love the way the golf course lays out, I like what it demands. It's fair, it's right out in front of you."

When asked about the setup in the Mile High City, Pro V1x loyalist Hunter Mahan echoed Zach's sentiments and stressed the importance of finding fairways.

"At this altitude it's really not a very long golf course. The rough is thick. The rough is pretty heavy on the fairways and off the greens...So, you have to be very careful where you leave your tee shots"

“I think that this is going to be one of those tournaments where there's going to be a lot of really good rounds and going into Sunday, even the back nine, you never know what could happen.”

With such an exacting test of golf this week, players will have to be on point with every shot if they hope to take home the trophy and put themselves in the drivers seat for the Tour Championship. 


This week at the BMW Championship, Titleist is the top golf ball choice with 37 players in the limited field of 69 trusting a Pro V1 or Pro V1x golf ball for their success. 

Titleist was also the top choice in the fairway wood (29), hybrid (10), iron (20) and approach, sand and lob wedge (54) categories.


 This week Zach Johnson is setting his sights on a second consecutive BMW Championship title.

 Titleist Brand Ambassador Adam Scott tees off during an early-morning practice round at Cherry Hills CC.

 Players will need a hot putter as well as a little luck to master the subtle greens this week at Cherry Hills.

 Titleist Brand Ambassador Jordan Spieth is in top form heading into the BMW.  He currently ranks 9th in the FedExCup point standings.

 Titleist Brand Ambassadors Morgan Hoffmann (top left), Graham DeLaet (top right), Cameron Tringale (bottom left) and Geoff Ogilvy (bottom right) are ready to keep the Playoff momentum rolling!

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Titleist Brand Ambassador Colin Nell captured his first career Sunshine Tour victory at the Wild Waves Golf Challenge. Facing difficult conditions and high winds, Colin persevered and carded a 10-under-par victory total to claim his first career Sunshine Tour Victory. 

Let's take a look inside the bag at the Titleist equipment Colin trusted en route to his victory this weekend...

What's in Colin's Bag?

Golf Ball: Pro V1x
Driver: Titleist 913D3 (9.5º) with Graphite Design Tour AD DI 6 X shaft
Fairway Wood: Titleist 913 F.d (15º) with Graphite Design Tour AD DI 7 X shaft
Irons: 712U (2, 3 irons) Titleist CB irons (4-6) and Titleist MB irons (7-PW) with KBS C-Taper (X-stiff flex) shafts
Wedges: Vokey Design Spin Milled SM5 52.08, 56.10 and 60.04 with Dynamic Gold S200 shafts

Congratulations, Colin!


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