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ET Golf: LeTourneau golf taps into technology | ETVarsity | news-journal.com – Longview News-Journal

Blayde Weekley squares up, and blasts a shot into the target tarp. Bryson Thurston rips an iron, sending off a smack. Both of them are captured on film.

Baylee Van Houten leans over and lines up a putt, using laser technology to sync up the shots she routinely intends to sink.

Welcome to LeTourneau University’s indoor golf practice facility – a place where the YellowJackets tee it up, gauge their line, stance and symmetry, grip it and rip it, and roll putts down a guided path, all the while being able to diagnose their swing, and, in many cases, see it for themselves on screen.

Call it Swing Science.

“One of the main things is to have the ability for our student-athletes to be able to improve their game,” LeTourneau head golf coach J. Paul Leslie III said. “By having the indoor hitting facility, we’re able to use the
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