#4: SET-UP TO IMPROVE YOUR DRIVING
a set-up that is fundamentally not sound could be one
of the reasons why you are missing the fairways. Setting
up to the ball differently each time you play is doing
you more harm than good. Get a fundamentally sound set
up and STAY WITH IT! Here are a few things that can
a grip that you feel comfortable with. One of the worst
feelings is when you know your grip is wrong or uncomfortable.
Notice how my hands mirror each other. This is comfortable
for me and I would say for most good players as well.
Ball position when driving should be anywhere from the
inside of left foot to your toe (remember you are trying
to hit slightly up into the ball when driving).
Shoulders, hips and knees should
all be inline with each other. No side bending with
the spine or tilting with the hips.
I like to see good balance and
posture. Slight bend in the knees and tilt towards the
ball from the hips and extend your arms. Get into a
Hands behind the ball and head
behind the hands.
are many ways to set up to the ball when driving or
hitting iron shots. The few tips I gave here should
help everyone to improve their
golf shots. Good luck!
#5: Hitting irons from the rough