12 Days To Better Golf
March 22, 2017

Day 12: Power Driving + Wedge Control

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DRILL: HOW TO TURN IT RIGHT TO LEFT
To play a draw, you have to hit from the inside. Try this drill: Take your driver setup, then stick a tee in the ground eight inches behind the ball and two inches farther away from you and a second tee eight inches in front of the ball and two inches closer to you. Work on swinging through those tees, and you're on the inside path you need. —Joe Compitello, a Golf Digest Best Young Teacher

DRILL: HOW TO PITCH ANY DISTANCE
The best way to control pitching distance is to focus on your finish. The shorter the shot, the shorter the finish. Work on a three-step system: First, swing through and stop where the clubshaft still points to the ground; next, stop where it points out to the target; last, stop where it points to the sky. Same tempo, three different distances. —Joe Compitello


BONUS TIP
HANK HANEY: FIXING THE SHANKS
Haney says shanks happen when the clubhead moves farther away from you at impact than it was at address. The best drill to stop shanking is to place a soft object like a headcover just outside your ball and practice hitting iron shots without touching the headcover.

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