September 26, 2017

How To Hit A Golf Ball Straight: Master The Short Game First

how to hit a golf ball straightWhen learning how to hit a golf ball straight a good idea is to begin with the short game.

Specifically, you should begin practicing how to hit a golf ball straight with short pitches and chips.

This is an excellent way to learn how to hit straight golf shots. It also provides a means to determine  the distance of each scoring club from 100 yards in, so to speak.

Moreover, you should become much more proficient in determining the specific yardage of each club at various swing levels. In this regard, you should practice  your swing at different levels with each short club.  You should start with only a wrist type swing, then move up to a one-quarter swing, onto to a one-half swing, next to a three-quarter swing and conclude with a full swing,  with each of your wedges.

Equally important is to ensure that each ball flight is on a straight path in line with your shoulders.

If you can perfect your golf swing by hitting short irons both accurately and at exact distances with each different swing level, you likewise should have be able to do the same with your mid-irons and longer clubs, including your woods.

Speaking of woods, this is the same golf method that Tiger Woods was taught; that is, learning the game from inside out.

The same discipline should apply when you do not have sufficient time to practice before beginning a round of golf. Simply practice with your pitching, chipping and putting.

A recent news article emphasized the significance of this type of golf  swing instructions.Here is a part of the article.

‘If you don’t have a lot of time to practice, prioritize putting and chipping practice. Focus on perfecting your chipping and putting skills. You’ll discover that developing these skills pays off down the road. If you are not as starved for time, then do a bit of sand wedge practice, then switch to your 7-iron for some mid-range shots, then head back to the sand trap for more short-range shots.” Read more…

Some instructors may suggest that hitting a short iron requires a different swing than hitting a longer iron or wood.

I disagree.

Although one is on a steeper plane than the other, the alignment and path of the club is what determines the direction of the ball. When you can deliver a square club face to your ball on a path that matches your shoulder line, you will hit a straight shot irrespective of the length of the club.

You definitely will experience precisely how to hit a golf ball straight.

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