Create Perfect Ball Position

The Fault

Countless bad shots are caused by poor ball position, something you might take for granted.

The Fix

The ball should never be left of your left shoulder or right of your nose, regardless of which club you're using. And within this small area, there's an easy way to remember exactly where to position the ball for every shot.

Ball Position
The correct ball position for each club:

Once you have your ball position set for the particular club in your hand, focus on two things at address: your weight distribution and shaft position. For standard full swings with every club, spread out your weight evenly over both feet, and press the shaft slightly forward by moving your hands toward your target (be careful not to move the clubhead forward as well). This combination gives you the best chance to create ball-first contact and solid strikes.

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