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    What Is The Correct Driver Loft For The Average Senior Golfer

    1. What Is The Correct Driver Loft For The Average Senior Golfer



    One of the biggest trends seniors fall into is selecting a driver with a lower loft, the theory being the lower the loft the more distance can be achieved. However, with the driver, this trend could be costing the senior golfer countless yards and accuracy.

    Hit Straighter - Club Face Square At Impact - Senior Golf Tip

    2. Hit Straighter - Club Face Square At Impact - Senior Golf Tip



    The main factor in determining the direction of the golf ball is the position of the club face as the club head makes contact with the golf ball. At the impact point, the club face can point in three different directions: 'Open', 'closed' or 'square'. For right handed golfers the following applies, please reverse for left handed golfers.

    High Loft Woods,  A Good Choice For Golfers?

    3. High Loft Woods, A Good Choice For Golfers?



    hoosing the correct clubs to put in a senior golfer's bag can be difficult as each senior has their own specific needs; this is very evident with fairway woods. Many senior golfers don't realise that they are playing with fairway woods which don't have enough loft. Loft is essential for senior golfers as it helps send the ball skyward and gives a shot greater distance.

    Stop Your Backswing Sway For More Power - Senior Golf Tip

    4. Stop Your Backswing Sway For More Power - Senior Golf Tip



    Torque is a measure of turning force in an object. In a golf swing, torque is used as a way of describing the stretching that takes place in the body during the backswing as the upper body turns back against the lower body. We refer to more stretching in the backswing as a good thing as this means more torque.

    Best Way To Time Your Backswing - Left Arm And Shoulder Stay Together - Senior Golf Tip

    5. Best Way To Time Your Backswing - Left Arm And Shoulder Stay Together - Senior Golf Tip



    The role of the backswing is purely to build power in the golf swing. However, the simpler the backswing, the simpler the downswing will be to deliver the golf club to the ball and so the more consistent the shot will be. Use this exercise to simplify the backswing by connecting the arms and shoulders together for improved timing and a better connection with the ball.

    Senior Golf Tips 11: Open Your Stance to Let Hips Clear Through Impact

    6. Senior Golf Tips 11: Open Your Stance to Let Hips Clear Through Impact



    A textbook golf impact position finds the hips open to the target line while the shoulders are square. In extreme cases, a pro's hips may be open as much as 70° at the moment of contact. (Hurts just to think about, doesn't it?) Older golfers often struggle to rotate or clear the hips as the club enters the hitting zone.

    All About Senior Hybrid Golf Clubs

    7. All About Senior Hybrid Golf Clubs



    Hybrids, originally termed rescue clubs, have revolutionized the way amateurs play the game. Professionals have also begun to use hybrids in ever increasing numbers, especially on the seniors and ladies tours. The refinement of hybrid clubs has also changed the way manufacturers create and sell club sets.

    Senior Hybrid Golf Clubs Ball Position

    8. Senior Hybrid Golf Clubs Ball Position



    The senior golfer can play the hybrid club like a long iron. If the hybrid has a middle iron loft (5 iron or 6 iron) they can set up for a middle iron shot. Most hybrids are designed to take the place of long irons (2,3,4 iron) as these are generally the most difficult clubs to hit.

    How To Create Inside To Outside Swing Path - Senior Golf Tip

    9. How To Create Inside To Outside Swing Path - Senior Golf Tip



    For a right handed golfer an 'inside' swing path is when the golf club head passes through the golf ball on a line from left to right rather than straight towards the target. This is termed an 'in to out swing' or swinging from the 'inside'. These directions are all reversed for left handed golfers.

    Backswing Length - How Far? - Senior Golf Tip

    10. Backswing Length - How Far? - Senior Golf Tip



    The golf swing can be split into two parts; the backswing where the power is built, and the forward swing where the ball is struck. Here is a tip to gain more control and maximize distance by understanding the length of the backswing.