You asked: Why can’t I drive a golf ball?

Why can’t I drive a golf ball?

Golfers who are tense or anxious when they address the ball have trouble generating maximum clubhead speed. Tight muscles cause the swing to be shorter and slower. Your goal is a long, loose swing not a short, tight one. Consciously think about relaxing your shoulders before you begin your swing.

How do you get better at driving a golf ball?

Here are the 20 golf driving tips that will instantly help you gain more precious yards off the tee:

  1. Widen Your Stance.
  2. Tilt Your Spine.
  3. Use More Loft.
  4. Train With a Lighter Club.
  5. Train With a Heavier Club.
  6. Get to the Gym.
  7. Establish Width Early in the Swing.
  8. Implement a Stretching Routine.

Why is driving so hard in golf?

The driver is the most difficult club in the bag because: 1) it has the least loft i.e. most straight face thus making it much easier to put unwanted spin (hook or slice) on the ball and, 2) it has the longest shaft requiring a much a more effective, consistent swing to bring the club face squarely back to the ball (to …

Why does my driver not go far?

One reason you might not be hitting the ball very far is that you have too high of a spin rate with your driver and irons. An easy way to spot this is watching how high your shots go in the air. Golf shots that get hit with high back spin rates tend to climb higher into the air.

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Is it harder to hit driver or iron?

Most players do try to swing their drivers much harder than they swing their irons. It makes a lot of sense that this extra effort could mess up their normal sequencing, especially if they’re trying to swing really hard. It’s obviously more difficult to hit irons well if you try to swing much harder than usual.

How do you hit longer drives off the tee?

To hit longer drives you need only one thing: to change your angle of attack from negative to positive. An upward angle of attack will impart less spin on the ball, launch it higher off the tee and, as a result, make it travel farther through the air.