As someone who has trouble pulling the trigger, I’ve always sympathised with the Keegan Bradleys and Matthew Wolffs of the world. That’s why, when I saw the wildly twitchy setup and pre-shot routine of Korn Ferry Tour pro Daniel Miernicki on Twitter, I loved everything about it.

It’s never as simple as “just get up to it and hit it” as some people make it out to be. Miernicki, who has a pair of top 25 finishes on the KFT in 2023, is clear proof of that. His pre-shot twitching and fidgeting puts Wolff’s pre-shot hip turn routine to shame:

A lot going on there. A LOT. This is something you see from a guy at your local public track on a Saturday morning, the type of guy who throws up a 105 and constantly reminds you the entire round that he’s “usually better than this”. The difference between that guy and Miernicki is that, well, Miernicki is insanely good at golf, which makes the twitching all the more jarring. But if it works, it works.

It’s working quite nicely for Miernicki at the Simmons Bank Open, where he’s opened with a pair of two-under 70s. At four-under, he’s currently in a tie for 38th. Twitch away, my guy.

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