The Secret of Better Golf Tee Shots
Posted in the Golf Forum
Since: Dec 12
#1 Dec 6, 2012
The golf tee shot is one of the most important parts of the game. The farther you hit the ball the easier the game becomes.
Tee shots help to set you up for success by hitting it long and down the middle. Approach shots from the fairway are far better than those from the rough or the woods. Don't even mention the lake. Golf drives are thus vital in this game which is the reason practice facilities are named "driving ranges".
The grip is where the rubber meets the road so to speak. This is our only connection to the golf club. If your grip is wrong then you have no chance of completely a consistent golf swing. The Players who hook their ball typically possess a strong golf grip. Golfers who slice the golf ball generally have a weak grip. By reviewing the way your hands are positioned on the club you can immediately identify if there is an issue. Grip your best golf clubs as you normally would. Look at the "V's" that are formed by your thumb and forefinger. Make sure that your "V's" formation points straight down the shaft. If the "V's" are pointing to the left or right of center of the shaft itself, then adjust your hands to correct your grip.
Your tee shot is the most powerful shot you will have to make during the game. The power and the distance are important. If you have a bad tee shot you will have to try and make up the mistake with better short shots. You will struggle to get your shot back left with a longer second shot or not even making it to the green. If you find the rough or woods you could struggle to get back on the fairway. This could make out to be a miserable day on the golf course.
On the first tee with taylormade rbz, it is normal to feel extreme anxiety especially when it is the start to a big match, when many things are at stake, or simply when many people are watching your every move. Indeed, even the best players in the professional circuit will experience butterflies in the stomach and yet still triumphed.
Try not to focus on the result of the shot you are about to play, but do focus on the actual process of hitting your ball. If you've set up correctly and made a good swing, your ball will end your chosen target.
Don't hit the ball too hard-this only increases the likelihood of a poor result. A shorter tee shot that finds the fairway is nearly always preferable to a longer one that makes your next shot too difficult. If you've hit your ball with burner 2.0 irons into the rough, make a mental note of an object, say a tree or a bush, that it may have landed near. This will make the ball easier to find when you begin looking for it.
Body alignment is of the utmost importance in your golf swing and even more so when driving the ball. Your body has to be lined up along a parallel path and down your target line. A good way to judge if you are lined up correctly is to use your club. Place your club along your shoulders to see what direction they are pointing. Then do the same with the hips. Check to see that the shaft of your club is pointing down the target line.
These tips are only a small part of all you need to know to play better golf.
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