Best Senior Golfer Tips 31-40

    How To Fix - Laid Off At The Top Of The Swing - Senior Golf Tip

    1. How To Fix - Laid Off At The Top Of The Swing - Senior Golf Tip



    At the very end of the backswing movement in a golf swing, the golf club can usually be seen to be in one of three positions. For right handed players, it can be ‘on line’ which means that it is pointing directly at the target. It can be ‘across the line’ where it points to the right of the target. Or it can be ‘laid off’ where it points to the left of the target. These are all reversed for left handed players.

    How To Stop Hooking - Correct Hand Speed - Senior Golf Tip

    2. How To Stop Hooking - Correct Hand Speed - Senior Golf Tip



    A hook shot in golf can be described for a right handed golfer as follows (please reverse for a left handed golfer). It is a shot where the golf ball is struck and starts out to the right of the golfer's intended target but then curves in the air uncontrollably from right to left before finishing to the left of the intended target. The golf ball, during the shot, often flies low to the ground and rolls a substantial distance after it has landed.

    Senior Golfers Should Draw The Ball With The Driver For Maximum Distance

    3. Senior Golfers Should Draw The Ball With The Driver For Maximum Distance



    If senior golfers are looking to hit the ball further with the driver learning to shape the shot with a powerful draw could give an extra boost of distance. The amount of backspin imparted on the ball when drawing the ball with a driver is often less than when hitting a fade. This usually adds more roll down the fairway when the ball lands. In general, hitting a draw is a more difficult shot than hitting a fade but can be achieved with practice.

    Look At The Club Face And Sole For Clues To Swing Problems, Senior Golf Tip

    4. Look At The Club Face And Sole For Clues To Swing Problems, Senior Golf Tip



    As senior golfers swing though impact on a standard full shot, the club could be moving at nearly 100 miles per hour. At this speed, it’s difficult to get accurate feedback on where the club face is striking the ball and where the club’s sole is hitting the ground. These two factors are vital as both could ultimately determine the ball flight.

    Two Plane Golf Swing For A Senior Golfer To Use?

    5. Two Plane Golf Swing For A Senior Golfer To Use?



    If you have a two plane golf swing, you will tend to set up more upright than a golfer using a one plane method. Your arms will hang more vertically from the shoulders and you will stand closer to the ball than a golfer using a one plane method. A two plane takeaway sees the shaft of the club parallel to the target and in line with the toes.

    3 Good Cures To Stop Topping The Golf Ball, Senior Problem Solving Tip

    6. 3 Good Cures To Stop Topping The Golf Ball, Senior Problem Solving Tip



    The topped shot occurs when the club's leading edge makes contact with the top quarter of a golf ball. The impact transfers almost pure topspin on the ball, sending it toppling off the tee and only a short distance down the fairway. For senior golfers, fixing the topped shot could drastically reduce scores and boost confidence

    3 Good Reasons To Add Senior Hybrid Golf Clubs To Your Bag

    7. 3 Good Reasons To Add Senior Hybrid Golf Clubs To Your Bag



    Hybrids offer a greater amount of forgiveness than long irons which can be very unforgiving when not struck correctly. Hybrids have a deeper cavity and manufacturers can move more weight to the perimeter of the club head. By moving the perimeter weight, a greater moment of inertia (MOI) is created. Because of the extra MOI, the hybrid club head stays more stable on off centre hits when compared to long irons which will twist more.

    A Fast Golf Swing. Is This The Correct Swing Tempo For Senior Golfers?

    8. A Fast Golf Swing. Is This The Correct Swing Tempo For Senior Golfers?



    If you look at all of the leading golf professionals competing on today's US and European Tours, you will notice that they all have different swing tempos. If you watch players such as Tiger Woods or Sergio Garcia, you will see that they play shots with a very fast swing tempo. However, watching players such as Ernie Els or Fred Couples you will see a much slower swing tempo. There is no one correct tempo to swing your golf club with. It really depends upon you as an individual and the tempo that you are comfortable with.

    Driver Fix For Ball Flight Going To High - Senior Golf Tip

    9. Driver Fix For Ball Flight Going To High - Senior Golf Tip



    A successful drive needs a combination of launch and roll to achieve the maximum amount of distance. If a senior golfer's drive is too high the ball will land and stop dead minimizing the possible distance the shot could achieve through lack of roll. A high ball flight also becomes a problem in the wind which will buffet the ball around.

    How To Compare Blade Vs. Mallet Putter Heads For The Senior Golfer

    10. How To Compare Blade Vs. Mallet Putter Heads For The Senior Golfer



    In the current golf climate, different golf companies produce many different types of putters. Choosing the correct one can often be a minefield as they all look and feel so different. However, it is possible to simplify putters into two different types - a blade headed putter and a mallet headed putter.