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Hitting It Low

Hitting it Low refers to hitting the ball on a trajectory that is lower than what is considered normal or average. Intentionally hitting a ball low can help a player keep the ball under the wind or avoid tree branches and such. Hitting low by accident on the other hand can result in loss of control as the ball will roll too much and be difficult to stop. This is particularly a problem when hitting shots around the greens.

Hitting It Low Drills

Hitting It Low Tips

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  • Learn to Work the Ball

    During each practice session spend a little time working the ball. Most golfers feel they can't curve the ball left or right, but this is mostly because they have never tried it. Working the ball is easy with just a few adjustments to your set up. Like anything else though, be sure to spend time playing around with it on the practice range so that you will actually have the confidence to try it on the course. I recommend that my students end their practice sessions having some fun working the ball left, right, high and low to let their creative juices flow.

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