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Question on Driving:

Does teeing the ball lower allow for greater control? If so, why don't all golfers tee the ball low when hitting the driver?

I have actually never heard that teeing it low gives you better control. Generally you would only tee the ball low to hit under the wind. Studies have been done to show that teeing the ball higher results in greater distance and doesn't cause a loss in accuracy.

The newer drivers have higher sweet spots and hitting it higher in the face results in better launch angles and spin. The best way to get control on any golf shot is to hit the sweet spot and hit it consistently. Depending on the style of your swing, teeing it low may be a good thing and help you to find the sweet spot. For another player, finding the sweet spot may mean teeing it high.

The only way to know is for you to experiment and go with the tee height that is helping you hit the center of the face and gain optimum launch angles. Without seeing a player's swing it is hard to make a suggestion, but for most I would say learn how to hit it from a high tee.

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