GOLF TIPS FOR LADIES
June 10, 2021
Posted by Admin
I was on the driving range the other day and my student played a bad shot and she said that “OH I DIDN’T GET UNDER THE BALL” well I thought about that and I realized that a lot of ladies have a picture in their mind of the club lifting or flipping the ball up in the air. You know that feeling when you put all your energy into a swing only to catch the very top of the ball or even worse hit 6 inches behind resulting in bad shots.
First thing we need to talk about is that when playing shots from the fairway with mid to short irons it is ok and in fact correct to take a divot, as long as this divot is after you hit the ball. Many women have a fear of hitting the ground it is a though they may get into trouble if they do so.
See in this picture the correct form at impact it is very important that you have this picture in your mind when you swing that the club is hitting down on the ball and that the power is being delivered “THROUGH” the ball.
In the second picture we see the incorrect impact position; you can see that the angles are not correct and that there are many extra moving parts here that make consistency impossible.
When you are next at the Driving range try this quick tip to help you with better impact. Get set up ready to play and look at a spot on the mat or grass 1 inch in front of the ball, make your swing to hit this spot past the ball. It’s a great way of getting your swing to move down and forward through the ball.l
In this article we will look at some basic drills that will help women golfers achieve more clubhead speed and in turn hit the ball further.
I would like to introduce you to Miss Lim Su Yeon from Korea she is a very powerful hitter of the ball and an excellent player. Miss Lim will help us demonstrate four practice drills to get more “POWER” in your game
Last week I was taking a drive around the Montgomerie Links Golf Course and I watched group of ladies play some golf. You know I was very impressed with how they played the ball from tee to green and they seemed to be having such a great time laughing and joking, but when the all reached the approach to the green their gamed literally fell apart, they were hitting chip shots back and forth over the green and became very frustrated very quickly.