The Ultimate Guide To Perfect Your Golf Ball Hits

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Basic Golf Stance Set Up

The golf stance is the starting point for a good golf swing.

You need to strike the ball from a balanced position.

An optimum stance gives you power, balance, and poise.

The following instructions will help you make the best stance for your golf game.

The first thing you need to do is stand upright with your feet slightly more than shoulder width apart.

Keeping your hips slightly turned inward and your knees slightly bent, turn your body away from the target a bit.

Next, place your club shaft right in front of the toes.

Your arms should be slightly bent and your hands as far forward as they can comfortably reach.

Lastly, grip the golf club tightly, being sure to maintain a relationship between the forearm and the club in which the butt of the club rests in the palm of your hand.

When you stand in a correct stance, you will be able to hit consistently from one shot to the next.

The Proper Athletic Balanced Position In 3 Simple Steps

There are several different ways and postures to assume once you’ve decided to hit your golf ball. But most experts will advise you to lie in a particular posture when hitting this ball as such posture helps you achieve the desired results.

The basic golf stance that is to be adopted is one where your feet are shoulder-width distance apart with your toes pointing straight at the target.

This is the simplest position and can be adopted by anyone regardless of his golfing skills.

The hips as well as the shoulders are viewed as the center of your body when hitting your golf ball, by the way, and the hips are also the center of your body when you’re hitting your ball.

These parts of the body are going to be balanced equally in this stance. This position also lets you place maximum pressure on the balls of your feet.

The knees should be bent and your arms and elbows should be bent and placed in front of your body. The chin should touch the ground while you’ll be in this posture.

To make it look like an effective posture, you’re to keep your head still by looking straight at the target and you’re to keep moving your feet.

Standing position: Expert level tips

The more you practice, the easier it is to look like a Pro. A proper impact position will help you get consistent distance, control, and accuracy.

Stand about six inches from the line and position the marker at center face to simulate the target. If you are right-handed, face the target and then stand with your left foot closest to the line. For left-handed players, putyour right foot closest to the line.

Foot position based on your club will vary. For example, a driver or fairway wood typically calls for a slightly open, or square stance with your right foot toed in toward the direction you are hitting.

While iron shots call for a more open foot position to allow you to set up to the ball properly and to help with control. Stand so that your foot points directly at the ball—about six inches from the ball is the perfect distance for iron shots. For wedge shots, stand a further three to six inches away from the ball.

You may place your feet in a wide stance for chips and pitches to make sure nothing gets in the way while you make the contact.

Use common sense when it comes to ball position and stay fluid in your normal golf sticth when your aim is not fixed.

Learn to hit with a driver

The driver. All golfers know the power in this mighty ball hitter. As someone who loves to play golf, I can tell you that some golfers can make it feel like a razor-sharp weapon.

How is it that they are able to achieve the ultimate results in the shortest amount of time?

That is all in the details and in the amount of pre-shot planning. You have to plan your shots.

You need to recognize situations where it’s best to use a driver.

You need to know the statistics of your driver so that you can maximize the amount of distance out of every shot.

For example, I’ve learned how to make my driver a little bit shorter than the average length. I’m able to cut a few yards off of my drive, probably because I know how to swing my driver properly.

If you practice how to swing your driver properly, you can gain a lot of yards and a lot of control. You should use a driver on long par fours and long par fives, instead of your number three or five wood. You will usually be able to hit the driver with more power.

You can get more distance out of the driver, but you also have more control since you have a larger clubhead at your disposal.

Slicing from the tee: How to solve this?

Ever sliced the ball to the right from the teeing ground? One of the reasons could be you hitting into the ground behind the ball. When you hit into the ground behind the ball, it disturbs the swing and results in left to right miss-hits.

If you believe the problem is the fault of your driver, look at the top of the swing, which is the point when your hands begin to draw the club back to the start position. You will notice that the clubhead will point to the right of the ball. This will affect the swing and your release of the clubhead. To correct this fault, point the clubhead at the ball and swing the club back in the middle of the line. This will ensure that you hit down on the ball and hit straight.

Learn to hit with an Iron

If you are an accomplished golfer, there is a good chance that you have hit balls with all your favorite clubs.

There is one club that you may tend to avoid and that is the one with the small head with a blade that you insert into the ground while you strike the ball. It is the golf iron.

It’s the perfect club for lofted shots, and it is the best for control and accuracy. If you can improve your hit with the iron, you will certainly improve your game. In this chapter, we are going to talk about how you might hit a golf ball with an iron. By the end of it, you will know how you can use it really, really well.

The clubs are easy to handle as you strike the ball. They are much easier than the woods. If you need a low shot, this is definitely the club to go to. You will find it to be superior to the wedge for long distances.

There are numerous ways to hit the golf ball when you are using an iron. You will certainly find the one that works for you.

If you are having a hard time with the ball kicking to the right or to the left, this may be the time for you to learn how to hit with an iron.

Understand the physics behind the club and you will have an easier time.

8 Pro Tips From Johnny Miller For Iron Hits

Playing is far more effective than practice

One of the biggest misconceptions when it comes to golf is golf theory. People all around the world say you need to practice perfect and play with a purpose.

Although this is true to some extent, I believe playing is far more effective than practice.

Why? It's because in order to play well, you need to build up a solid game foundation. It comes from a well-rounded and solid practice plan.

I played about 75 rounds last year, which translates into about a 108-day season on the course. I've read several golf instruction books and many golf magazines. I think that's enough reading for now.

It's time to hit the course and play. I've already decided that next year I will play fewer rounds – probably about 60 – despite the fact that I've gotten into better shape and can play more. Why? Because playing is only as good for me as the practice I put into it.

Here are some helpful items to help you:

The New Golf Digest – I read the Golf Digest to get a good base of knowledge when it comes to golf. Every year they show secrets for the perfect swing. The staff at Golf Digest is very knowledgeable about golf and their tips are always valuable.

Remove temptation and stick with the irons you like

You hit a few wedge shots from greenside rough and it instantly comes back on the green. Darned if that's not a keeper. But now it's a more serious problem, because you're faced with something loaded with baggage. Do you drop and try to make up a 4 or do you hold onto it and try to sink it?

The former choice is an easy and understandable one. Everybody's done it and you get away with it sometimes. But that doesn't make it right. The latter choice is the one for the brave. And that's the golf ball you really want.

What are you waiting for?

Make that decision now before you enter a golf shop and you'll remove a certain temptation from your golf life. You'll never have to get the clerk to weigh the ball for you. You'll never have to fess up when he asks. And best of all, never again will you have to agonize over a 2 and a 1 mixed together in your wallet.

Harness the art of listening

Improve your golf game, golfers. Sound common sense, right?

Now hear me out for a moment.

Your ability to hear your golf game and the surroundings around you is critical to reduce distraction. It can provide the means to check for a few nagging questions like how are the (immediate) neighbors to your game behaving? Are the dog's barking or is the kids making too much racket?

A good way to sharpen your ears is by paying just a little more attention to the noises around you.

Another way to hone in your golfing hearing is by listening carefully to the ball even before you've started your swing.

The sound that you hear impact of the ball hitting the face of your club can help you to listen and then correct course by listening to the sound. Sounds silly?

In the heat of an intense game, it's not very easy to determine whether you have hit the ball hard enough. It's then that you need to sync the moment the ball is on its way to the target with the sound of impact.

Gain the ability to control the direction

Controlling the direction of the ball is the most important aspect in golfing. Take a look at a professional golfer and you’ll be able to see that their trajectory is usually right on the target line.

Given that the golf ball is just small that you can barely see it with your naked eye, it can be quite difficult to get the slightest glimpse of its direction.

Most beginners who are just starting out clubbing the ball aren’t doing the slightest bit of correction and often end up spraying the ball out of bounds.

But if you can be able to gain the ability to control the direction of the ball—obviously with some practice and skill, you’re well on your way towards mastering the game of golf.

At this point, you will also be able to hit your ball consistently each time you tee off.

Keeping yourself low

This is an easy way to keep yourself low and drive yourself forward with the least amount of effort. Try to drive with the longest part of your body: hips. Stay low to the ground and aim to reach the ball with your hips. This will help keep you low and force your body forward.

The right wrist position defines a good golfer from a lousy golfer

To have good wrist position, you first need to understand how your wrists work. Without them, your golf game would be impossible.

The goal of good wrist position is to develop a feeling of relaxed control throughout each shot. And as you learn to manage your wrists, you will find that your control and power will improve.

The angle of your wrist at setup and impact is the most important factor to focus on. Sometimes referred to as wrist cock, it’s the angle that your wrist is held at during setup and impact.

Wrist cock is controlled by the flexor and extensor muscles in your forearm. As you hinge your wrists throughout your downswing, these muscles will be contracting and relaxing. This natural movement is what you’re looking to take advantage of.

When you practice for the first time, keeping good wrist position can be frustrating as you’ll end up swinging the club around instead of towards the ball.

But as you practice, you’ll eventually find that you’ll be able to control both the flexion and extension.

And with this control, you’ll get that powerful and accurate impact that every golfer wants.

Details don’t matter

Whether it’s a bad swing, a poorly struck ball, or a slice, golf balls leave your wedge with the perfect combination of resilience and softness. You then spend the next minute trying to locate it with your sand wedge.

It’s no surprise that golf balls now come in so many different materials, colors, and shades … that you can match your clubs and shoes. But here’s what you need to know about the new basic in your golf arsenal: the dimple.

Golf balls, at one point, were basically white spheres with no dimples. The dimple was first created to help golfers better locate their golf balls and to add some refreshing aerodynamic element to it all.

Nowadays, there’s generally the same reason for the dimple, just a slightly different one.

Dimples are created in a process referred to as injection molding. The process was created to increase the surface area of the ball and create more friction with air. The dimples also helped absorb some of the impact to help protect against the dreaded slice.

The more dimples, the better the aerodynamic quality of the ball, but it comes with a tradeoff – less distance.

Capture impact moment

High speed cameras are a great way to create illusions; causing an object to appear as if it is moving slow or even defying gravity.

Why would you want to shoot a high-speed camera? Well, even though golf is a game of accuracy, it’s also implies a lack of creativity.

The shot you imagined in your head might not be the direction your club went. Or maybe you’re having fun trying to get a hole in one. A setup like this allows you to get creative and showcase your golf swings.

Find yourself a camera that shoots at least 1500 frames per second. The setup is a little more involved than a normal camera. With these special cameras, you only see the results of the shot long after you’ve hit the ball.

The equipment you need:

{1}. Radio controller.
{2}. High-speed camera.
{3}. Two bamboo sticks, they help you set the proper distance.
{4}. Golf ball
{5}. Two Velcro strips.

Straighten up the bamboo sticks, secure them against on a wall and attach them to the camera with the bungee.

Place the golf ball at the end of the stick and use the other stick to make sure the golf ball stays in the middle.

Straight And Curved Shots With The Golf Ball

Golf ball hits need to be accurate, right? But how do you hit a straight or curved shot? What puts the curve in the ball and how do you take advantage of it in a game?

The golf ball is made up of two parts: the shell and the core. The core contains the liquid ethylene-vinyl acetate (EVA) that gives the ball its shape and the shell is made of polybutadiene and polyurethane, which cover the core and give the ball its thickness and durability.

With this science out of the way, let’s get into the real stuff.

In an ordinary golf ball, the core is in the center of the ball. When you are in position, you take a golf club and hit the ball with your hands putting force against the ball. All this force is transferred to the center of the ball, thus making the ball hit straight.

But there are cases when you want to curve the ball or make it straight. So are there any techniques that can get you the ball that you want? The answer is both yes and no.

When you take a shot in golf, there are factors that contribute to the direction that the ball soars to. One is the club head speed, and the other is the angle at which you strike the ball.

The club head and club path analysis

It's good to know that you can strike the ball cleanly without worrying about club head speed, and most of all, club path.

It is important to know that you should have an optimum amount of vertical swing, and a minimum amount of horizontal swing.

It is also critical for you to understand that the club should be in a direct line with the target, so that there are no lateral mis-hits.

Most golfers don't know what the optimal swing is, and how to control it, and thus, they waste much of their time in the course.

You need to understand that you are not achieving your best shots because you are not working on the basic aspects of your game, such as the one mentioned above.

Understanding curvature

If you’re interested in improving your golf game, you’ll quickly learn that beyond the physical mechanics of the swing, you are also required to develop an understanding of the mathematics that govern ball flight.

It’s a really simple concept really. The object of the game is to land the ball in the situation that best helps you achieve the result you are trying to achieve. So for example, if you are working on a sand trap, ideally, you want to get the ball to go as far as possible.

In order to understand how gravity will affect the ball’s motion, you have to understand the basic principle of curvature.

If the ball was a perfect sphere, it would have no curvature and would travel in a straight line. In reality, the ball is a combination of rotational and linear movements around a center point.

The ball’s curvature is determined by the radius of rotation (ie, how far from the center of the ball is it rotating around), the spin of the ball (the side forces), and the angle/trajectory you hit the ball on.

As we said, the force of gravity will affect the ball’s arc, so the best way to predict where a shot will land is to create curves and angles to compensate for the negative forces of gravity.

The rod drill for understanding the golf ball path

This simple exercise, also known as the pendulum drill, will help you understand the golf ball path.

Take a 3-iron and find a flat, open area. Use an alignment stick to get the lie of the club face close to the intended target line. A flat area is preferable so that you can see the golf ball path correctly.

Next, come to address. Set your weight evenly between your feet. The feet should not touch the ground in this exercise. Take a normal posture and align the target line through your eyes. This will help you attain good balance.

Now, very slowly and gently swing the club back. As you reach your full swing position, stop very gently.

Then, find the highest point of the swing, where the shaft is pointing straight down toward the ground.

Next, take two short steod steps, away from each other about one half of your body length. This should approximate the actual size of your base of support.

Take your grip in your hands. Now, note your posture through the eyes. Try to keep your head still on your spine while reaching up high with your arms.

Now, very gently swing the club back along the target line, keeping the shaft straight upward. Do not make contact with the golf ball.

When the club reaches the balance point, your hands should still be above your head.

Hitting the ball straight: Why you should avoid this?

“Hitting the ball straight” is a dream of every golfer and watching a golf ball go straight from the tee to the fairway looks like a piece of cake. In reality, it is extremely difficult to hit the ball perfectly straight.

Punching through the Wind or Hooks

Most golfers get frustrated when they can’t hit the ball straight most of the time. This is because they have little or no control over the course of the ball. They see it as a handicap since they are helpless to make any corrections to their shot.

However, there are ways which you can avoid this frustration.

Before you play, mark on the ground with a marker a line parallel to the line on the fairway. This is your reference line. The path you are aiming is this line. Line up and hit your ball directly to it.

Here’s a simple tip to help you hit the ball straight:

Put the inner ball of your close club, your driver. Move ahead and then to the left or right of your intended target, while maintaining the original line toward the target. What this does is to create a triangle.

Learn To Hit The Golf Ball Low

Have you ever stepped onto the fairway or tee box on a hot day and thought to yourself, “Wow, this is going to be an easy shot!”, only to have the ball fly off in the complete opposite direction that you were expecting?

Welcome to the world of higher or lower shots than anticipated. If you’re a beginning golfer then you’ve probably struggled with that shot many times.

But don’t feel too bad, it’s something that every former beginner golfer has ran into. It’s not necessarily a bad thing either because it’s one of the best ways to improve your game.

It’s not hard to figure out how to eliminate this problem once you know what to do.

The first thing is to understand what is causing the problem in the first place. It turns out that part of the problem is the surface the golf ball is hitting. Most of the time, a higher shot is the result of a softer surface, like a tee, and a lower shot is usually a harder surface, like a fairway.

Low golf ball shot in 5 easy steps

Step 1: Aim for the target

Golf is like so many other sports. There is a location to win. In golf, however, it is not important to win a battle for the players who are out of the sight.

The problem is that it is very difficult to do this. There are only two ways to hit the ball. Therefore, you should know how to aim so that you can hit the ball. You will study the target and consider which hand you will use to get it.

Just imagine how difficult it is to hit a target that is moving. Well, it is just as difficult to hit the ball when you have both hands together.

Don’t place your weight on both legs. It is important to have a little weight distribution on one foot. You must turn your hips toward the target.

Keep your head down. This will help you to stay focused on the target. Your head can be found in the back of the ball. It should always be found below the ball.

Step 2: Start your preparation

It is possible to take another step towards the target location. It will take you to the location where the ball will be. When you are in the right position, you will start your preparation. The inclination of the club can be considered. Don’t go for the golf ball controlled swing. Instead, you must go for the relaxed swing.

Drill for the low golf shot

The low golf shot is a more advanced golfing shot. It involves a lower backswing. Typically, the swing would be from the lower body only. Club face control keeps your ball from slicing which is common with the low golf shot. It requires you to curve your swing to a lower angle than normal.

The low golf shot is used most often when a player is a long way from the green. A player wants to hit the ball low and still have control over club face direction.

To build power in your wrists and arms, perform a standing swing with your arms in front of your body. Then lower your arms as if you are swinging the club from the lower body.

Use your arms and wrists for power in your low golf shot.

Learn To Hit The Golf Ball High

If you want to perfect the art of hitting a golf ball high and far, keep this simple rule in mind: More loft equals more height and distance.

The higher a driver is lofted, the longer and higher the ball will go.

Here’s a simple chart to help you understand how much loft is in each club:

The chart shows that the loft increases from 4.5 degrees in a five-iron to more than 12 degrees in a driver.

So if you need a little more help in getting your ball high in the air, try using clubs with more loft to increase your swing speed and get the ball in the air.

Putting your driver back in your bag for a fairway wood, utility iron, or 5-iron will go a long way.

With the help of this handy club loft chart, you’ll have an instant reference for which clubs to use when you’re having trouble getting your ball high in the air.

Step by step making the ball fly

Your intention and expectations for every shot should be to hit the ball to the target and land it on the green or somewhere near it. You must learn how to control your swing with correct technique and develop a good swing.

The last thing you want is to hit a good ball and then watch it run off the green. Your shots become a lot better when you set yourself clear expectations before you start the shot. You can keep them in your mind while you take the shot and when you are playing the game.

Being realistic about your expectations is extremely important. Do not go too high with your target as you can end up making a fool of yourself. Holding unrealistic expectations might make you go further into despair when you see your shot going off track. You can put pressure on yourself fully knowing that you will be highly disappointed if the ball doesn’t meet your expectations. This will make you make bad shots. Be realistic about your expectations.

With the following steps, you must become a good player and know how to make your ball fly without compromising your game.

A useful drill for practicing high golf ball shots

This is a really handy drill that will ensure your consistency and will enable you to learn how to hit high golf ball shots. We all know that hitting a golf ball straight is essential to creating a high golf ball shot and the reason is that every decent professional will use a low golf swing.

Easy to perform, you just need a few items. The most important is a ball, obviously, but you will also need a club (I use a 5-iron or a 6-iron so you can wrap your grip around it), a tee and a practice net. A golf tee is an important part of this drill because we want to simulate hitting the ball off a tee as you would do on the course.

Take your ball, stand in a good position and then take the club and place it under the ball with the grip wrapped around underneath the ball. Drop the tee in the ground directly under the ball. We want to keep the ball a little bit below that tee.

Now get into your normal set-up position and start striking the ball.

The reason why we keep the ball a bit low on the tee is because we want to ensure that the ball leaves the tee straight and not starting high before it even hits the grass.

Hit it about five or six times without watching it, and then you should be able to start driving your head up and watch it as it leaves the tee.

Learn To Hit The Golf Ball With Power

Do you want to reduce the distance of your next golf shot? You may be doing it without even realizing it. Find out now. If you’re an avid golf player, you know that having good force behind your swing is key to hitting the golf ball far.

There are many tools available that you can use to help you focus your power into the swing. A golf swing trainer will help you learn to make a quick and powerful move. Many of these take the shape of golf clubs with a heavy, weighted tip. When you swing them, you’re forced to make a faster, stronger move.

If you allow yourself to become frustrated by a lack of power, you may be subconsciously weakening your swing.

The fear of hitting the ball poorly can be very taxing mentally, and as a result, you may subconsciously pull back a bit when swinging.

Another way that you can learn to hit the ball with more power is to practice hitting longer shots. The added difficulty will cause you to make a more powerful swing, or else you won’t be able to make the shot.

Drill for vertical pressure

Distributing weight perfectly between your front and back foot involves one very simple weight-transfer drill: Raise your right leg straight out, toes facing forward, and lower your stance so that the top of your right foot touches the ground at the same time that the top of your left sits on the pedal. Lean forward and try to hold that bottom-to-top contact for 3 seconds.

“Without lifting your right foot, slowly push backward and forward on the pedal to mimic the up-and-down cadence of pedaling,” he says.

Do 2 sets of 10 reps.

Clubhead center controls clubhead speed

A very common mistake is for golfers to not align their clubhead center with their lead hip or shoulder during the takeaway.

This causes the arms to be able to rotate around the face leading to a slow takeaway.

On the way back, it leads to:

{1}. A weak lead wrist position and a tendency to grip too hard.
{2}. A steep angle of attack with subsequent wrist break and loss of speed.
{3}. A loss of power and accuracy.

6 Fundamental Tips For Beginner Golfers

Over the years, golfers have spent lots of time and money trying to perfect their swing. The reality is, if you can strike a perfect golf ball, it is like hitting any other ball with a club. Unless you are a pro, chances are that you want to practice golf at least once so you can improve your game. If your golfing goal is to lower your handicap, it is important that you do your best to practice a golf swing that you can perfect each time, every time. Here are some golf swing basics that will help you practice well and can make a difference in the way you practice and approach the game.

Control, finesse, and consistency in your golf swing are the key to perfecting your golf swing that you can be proud of.

Controlling your golf shots is one of the most important steps toward honing your skill. The good thing about golf is that you get a few opportunities to play one shot. If you aren’t happy with a shot, you can use the next one to practice. The first step to a good golf swing is getting used to the ball. You need to practice your stance, your grip, and your posture before you can practice making a good swing.

Check alignment every time you play

The pro’s are right, the ball should not be hitting the middle of the face every time as it could ruin your shot.

Sure, following the face of your club to the ball can help make a good shot.

But it can also be dangerous if you do not do it right.

Wandering your face can result in slicing, hooking, or even hitting the ball into a bad hit.

Remember, the ball should be aligned with the centre of your shoulder, not your club’s face.

The easiest way to do this is by keeping your left arm straight as you set up in your golf stance.

When hitting the ball, make sure that your left arm is relaxed and your elbows are facing the target.

Doing this will help you maintain the correct alignment throughout the swing.

You will know if you are doing it right because you will hit most of your golf balls straight without flinching back or off to the side.

Make your stance solid

The position of your feet is of utmost importance as this affects your ability to generate a powerful swing. When your feet are too close together, this will hinder your weight transfer and will make it nearly impossible to hit the ball powerfully.

Using your feet to control the direction of swing is not possible either. Your feet should be a shoulder’s width apart or a little wider if you are tall.

All of the weight of your body should be directly over your feet. Your toes should be slightly pointed downward and aligned with the target.

Your dominant foot (left in most cases) should be positioned three to five inches in front of your other foot. Think about it as a “tabletop stance,” like what you have learned in school.

Your body should be facing squarely at the target with the small toe of your dominant foot pointing at the target.

Now, remember not to lock your knee. A locked knee will prevent from moving forward, which will make you from stepping into the ball correctly.

Another important thing to remember is that your feet should remain motionless after hitting the ball. The most common error of all golfers is moving the feet during the golf swing, and this will not allow your center of balance to shift and will throw off your chances of hitting the ball in the right spot.

Marry your golf grip

The secret key to hitting the ball straighter, and every golfer should know, is controlling where and how hard the wrists release the club. The harder a golfers’ wrists release the club during their swing, the more the club face will close at impact. A closed club face will lead to an open club face and a weaker, less powerful shot.

One way to make sure your wrists don’t have too much for sale for golfers to release is to shorten your golf grip length. A shorter golf grip will also help promote a more consistent tempo and a more consistent ball flight.

There are a variety of ways to determine the size of your golf grip. Golfers can actually fit their hands to the golf club’s shaft just like they fit their foot to a pair of shoes.

If a golfer can firmly grip the end of the golf club with the pinkie finger, then the golfer should use a grip with a smaller diameter. If you cannot fully grip both sides of the golf club with your thumb and pinkie finger, your golf grip is too long.

The golfer who is unsure about the proper size of golf grip should visit a reputable golf shop where they will likely test their hand and golf grip against a golf grip sizing tool.

Lower body should be the leader

Often times your lower body will tell your upper body what to do in terms of movement. For example, if you are swinging your upper body too much, your lower body will compensate for that by recovering your body towards the ball. This results in lower body leading we saw above.

You can cure this by correcting your upper body during your normal swing with a shoulder turn. Once you make a shoulder turn, you can then use your upper body to manipulate your body towards the ball.

Adjusting your swing plane towards the target is another way of fixing this problem. Weight also plays a factor here. If your body is too far out in your backswing, you will rotate your upper body more. If your weight is too far back on your down swing, your lower body will compensate by leading your upper body.

I suggest that you avoid swinging too much on the backswing and during your downswing with your upper body. This will eliminate a lot of those crappy shots. Instead concentrate on keeping your lower body as close to center line as possible to allow for the most powerful torque to be generated.

Use lofted clubs

While putting these clubs in your bag is no guarantee of getting you a great result, they can certainly help. Lofted clubs are designed to have a greater angle of attack on the ball for maximum distance.

The clubs with high loft are generally the woods like the 3 and 5 wood. These woods, when used with good contact, can deliver a drive that can travel as much as 150 to 200 yards, depending on the exact club and the skill of the player.

Heavier players may see more benefit as they may have greater swing speed due to their heavier body weight. Their backs and hips may need a few extra yards to stop them from over swinging.

Beginners can greatly improve their distance using this tip. These are critical shots in improving your score, particularly around the green.

Par 3 course should be your destination

Before you step on the golf course or hit some balls on the driving range, you’ll want to make sure you can sink a Par 3 into the hole in one shot. You can do this on a golf simulator. These are great for teaching you how to hit short shots and finding the best Pin positions.

If you’re really looking to improve your golf game, this training tool should be your destination.

You’ll have the ability to manipulate and control the climate and environment, almost straight out of the PGA’s bag of tricks. In this way, you can train yourself in any climate, at any time of year, and at any location.