Drawing The Golf Ball With A Driver Video
So for a lot of golfers, the draw shot and the hitting the ball from the inside becomes most apparent when they've got the driver. That's the main club that I'd like to see the right to left shape for the right-handed golfer arm because they feel that drawing the golf bar with the driver it's pretty looking shot. It's also a powerful looking shot and the ball does go a little bit further with that – intended right to left shape. So it's really important that with the driver we understand what we can do specifically with that club to help us with the draw. Now one of the key areas where a lot of the golfers might get this wrong is, they might have the ball teed up too far forwards. So when we tee up a driver and if we have this golf ball too far towards that left side. A lot of golfers they are going to ask, "Is it going to help me hit up on the ball? I will really fly it to a long way."But you got to consider that the further ball – that ball moves forwards in your stands, the more the club will be travelling back to the left. It will actually be starting to travel back to the inside. Now if the club's coming from the outside to the inside as it hits the golf ball, chances are, that you're not going to hit the inside of the that golf ball. You can't swing from in to out when the ball is so far in front of your left foot.
If you were to bring the ball position back a little bit more, you'd be more on the inside part of the arc through the impact phase. So let's make sure that golf ball isn't in front of your left big toe. Anything that's in front of that left big toe, that club is probably going to be swinging too far down the left side it's actually going to hit the outside line of the golf ball. And that's for the right handed golfer obviously. Now the next thing we need to look at is how flat the club is being swung. A driver is intended to be swung flatter that an iron because the incline plane of the set up position. My driver stands my body is slightly more upright. Sorry, slightly – yeah slightly more upright then it would be very inclined if I had a pitching wedge. So an incline stands with a pitching wedge would be a steeper backswing. A slightly more stood up backswing position where the driver is going to ultimately give me as flat a swing plane and flatter coming into the golf ball can encourage me to hit more from the inside. So let my backswing just round off a little bit, let it be a little bit flatter.
The one last thing we need to encourage you to do with the driver, to help the ball draw, is just let the hands and arms actively release through impact. Any evidence of you holding on through the impact face and trying to steer that ball is going to set the club face in an open position with a club face in an open position, if it's open to the path even if you're hitting the inside part of the golf ball, if the face is open to path, the ball generally won't drawback, it will stay out to that right side. It may even push off a little bit further to the right. So we need to get the club travelling from the inside, we've established that but we also need to get the club face pointing left off the swing path. And that we're going to start to encourage the ball to shade back in a little bit and the way a lot of golfers are going to find to get that club face to point left of the path, is let that club actively release through impact rather than holding onto it, holding the face open to the path, which is probably going to cut the ball out to the right hand side a little bit further. So correct ball position, swing it nicely around so you can attack from the inside and let the hands actively work through impact. They're three good tips to help you specifically try and draw the ball with your driver.