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Question on Pre-Swing Fundamentals:

What is the correct ball position for fairway woods /hybrids
--Pat J. from Louisville, KY

Hi Pat. Thanks for writing MyGolfInstructor.com.

The ball positions I recommend for my students are as follows:

1) Irons - played one ball forward of center
2) Hybrids & Fairway Woods - played 2 balls forward of center
3) Driver - played 3 balls forward of center which should be at about the front armpit

The reason I recommend them is:
A) It's what I've noticed the majority of tour players doing
B) It narrows things down to make it more simple and promotes consistency
C) If followed correctly, you will trap the ball at the correct point in your arc for each club.

I hope this helps!

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