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Should your ball position change when you are trying to hit a draw or a fade? I understand there is a different swing pattern for draw or a fade, but will changing the ball position drive different results?
--Rabin J. from Cedar Knolls, NJ

Hi Rabin,

It doesn't necessarily have to, but it can facilitate working the ball for some. Your swing is an arc so moving the ball placement on the arc will cause you to strike it with varying paths.

For instance playing it back in your stance helps you to catch the ball more on an inside/out path and would encourage a draw. Playing the ball forward of the center of your stance places it forward in the arc and therefore you would strike it as you are coming around on more of an outside/in path. This would encourage a fade.

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