Need to Hit a Long Drive?

September 5, 2015 Posted by Matt

long driveIf you come to a hole where there is plenty of fairway and you need to hit a long drive, make a few adjustments.  First, move your back foot back a few inches to widen your stance and tee the ball up high.  Make a long and wide backswing and then come into the ball as if you were throwing an uppercut punch.  Feel as if you are coming in shallow and then have the club head just rise up and smack the ball.  The ball will fly high and long.  Avoid this swing on narrow holes, as distance is your objective here and not pinpoint accuracy.  Practice this swing on occasion to be able to bring it out when you need it.