Your Clubs: A User Guide

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Lesson 1: The Driver

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Lesson 1: The Driver
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OVERVIEW

The key to getting a good start to any hole, or any round, is the driver—the setup man. You want to send the ball as far and straight down the fairway as possible, which requires a specific setup and swing. In this video, Cameron McCormick covers the do’s and don’ts of driving.

SWING THOUGHTS

Hinge forward from the hips, flex your knees and let your arms hang
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With a driver, play the ball in line with your lead knee
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Stand wide for the driver, each foot two to three inches outside the shoulder
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Tilt your shoulders away from the target with the driver
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On tee shots, maximize hip and shoulder turn; use your arms and wrists to lift the club
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When swinging the driver back, turn your lead shoulder over your trail knee
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On the downswing with the driver, stay behind the ball and swing up on it
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To fix a driver slice, strengthen your grip and shift your alignment to the right
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Lesson 2: The Hybrid
2Lesson 2: The Hybrid
  • A misconception of most golfers
  • Taking advantage of a forgiving design
  • The must-make move at impact
  • Practice drills for fixing poor contact

Your Clubs: A User Guide

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Lesson 1: The Driver
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Lesson 2: The Hybrid
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Lesson 3: The Sand Wedge
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Lesson 4: The Putter
Your Clubs: A User GuideINDEX
Lesson 1: The Driver
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Lesson 1: The Driver
  • The unique setup for tee shots
  • How to maximize carry distance
  • Developing a consistent ball flight
  • Eliminating a slice off the tee
Lesson 2: The Hybrid
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Lesson 2: The Hybrid
  • A misconception of most golfers
  • Taking advantage of a forgiving design
  • The must-make move at impact
  • Practice drills for fixing poor contact
Lesson 3: The Sand Wedge
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Lesson 3: The Sand Wedge
  • 3 setup keys you have to get right
  • Making a body-driven wedge swing
  • How to dial in different distances
  • Overcoming fear in wedge play
Lesson 4: The Putter
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Lesson 4: The Putter
  • How to give every putt a chance to drop
  • Getting the perfect pace on long putts
  • Learn to become a great green-reader
  • Practice drills for instant feedback