My Solid-Strike SetupLearn how to change it up
I'm a big believer that your address position determines the quality of your swing and the quality of your results. When I know my setup is good, my swing is carefree and fearless. That's a powerful feeling. The big trick with your setup is that it's different for every club in your bag. Your woods, irons and wedges are built with specific lengths and lie angles, which demand that you stand to the ball a little differently for each one. The secret is to know which elements of your address position remain constant, and which ones you have to tweak to match the club in your hand.
1) Ball Position
Your swing reaches its low point directly under your left armpit [dashed line]. That rather than simply the center of your stance is the baseline for all ball positions.
• Tee up your driver in front of your left armpit, so that you ascend into the ball.
• For irons, position the ball just behind your left armpit, so you can hit slightly down on the ball.
• For wedges, position the ball two ball-widths behind your left armpit, so you'll swing steeply into impact and get ball-stopping spin from short range.