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Drive it Longer- How to Get the Most Out of Your Drives

How to Get the Most Out of Your Drives

Nothing is more beautiful to a golfer than a high flying drive that travels over 250 yards and splits the fairway. Power and accuracy is key to great tee shots.  But how will you hit them long and straight consistently? To drive it longer all starts with the right grip, ball position and stance.

The first change you will likely intend to make to realize greater distance is to alter your grip. The longest hitters have quite strong grips which signify their lower hand is a bit more dominant in the swing. For left handed golfers this implies turning your left-hand clockwise to ensure that 2-3 knuckles are visible as the look down. Grip strength is decided whether your dominant hand is turned more right or left. For lefties a strong grip gets the left-hand covering more of the right hand while a weaker grip does not. A strong grip will promote a draw that can carry father and roll more once it releases as a result of top spin.

The Next Component of Longer Drives: Ball Position

Ball position is an additional key component that will determine your distance off the tee. You would like to have the ball elevate quickly, so using the driver from a tee will help lift the ball. For left handed golfers this means lining up the ball with the heel of the right foot. For tee shots you will probably want to tee the ball up rather high.

Another factor that will determine distance and direction from the tee is your golf stance. Much of your power comes from your legs so you need to set a solid foundation for your swing. The feet should be more than shoulder width apart and must encourage an extensive body turn.

Various Golf Grips

Whether you use the Vardon grip or the Interlock, your wrists need to be facing each other to form the proper golf grip. When you place your right-hand (for lefties) for the club, point your thumb all the way down the shaft to be sure that your wrist is correctly aligned and then just put the left-hand on the right. The wrist on the left hand must be on top of the shaft to insure the appropriate hinging through the swing.  The swing grip described above will allow you to attain the proper hinging of the wrist.


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