If there's one thing I do think about when I'm hitting shots, it's my head. I like to keep it still during my backswing. I get into trouble when I move it down as I take the club to the top.
This is a problem because your head has to move down on your downswing in order to hit through the ball, and if it's already low you're going to hit it fat or, worse yet, lift it up through impact and catch it thin.
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With an Iron ...
I set up with my head over the ball, keep it steady during my backswing (it moves to the right a little in response to my shoulder turn), and then allow it to move down and forward on my downswing.
I like to feel that my weight is solidly over my left leg at impact, with my head directly on top of the ball. This gives me the confidence to drive down and through the shot and take a nice healthy divot in front of the ball.
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With a Driver ...
I set up with my head behind the ball, keep it steady during my backswing (again, it moves to the right a little in response to my shoulder turn), and then keep it at the same level on my downswing. I like to feel that my weight is solidly over my left leg at impact with my head still behind the ball, and at the same height as it was in my backswing.
This gives me the confidence to drive slightly up and through the ball and max out my launch conditions to get the most yards out of my swing.
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