Secrets to Hitting Straight Drives

Secrets to Hitting Straight Drives

“I aim for the fattest part of the fairway, because that’s where you’ll have the greatest chance of hitting it. Even if it means hitting a 3-wood or 3-iron, that’s where I’m looking to land it. I won’t try to force the issue, like a lot of amateurs do.

They say, ‘Oh, I can get over that bunker.’ Well, it’s not going to happen. Some guys like to use an intermediate target, but I prefer to focus on where the ball is going, instead of something directly in front of me.

Let’s say there’s a group of five trees out in the distance and one of them has a lighter color bark … that’s my target. That way, if I don’t hit the ball directly at the lighter-colored tree but keep it within that group of trees, I’ve still hit the fairway.”

Category: Consecutive fairways hit

Tour Rank Player Best Streak
1. Craig Bowden 43
[email protected] John Rollins 41
T2. Darron Stiles 27
T4. Fred Funk 31
T4. Jay Williamson 31

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