Control Distance by Controlling Arm Speed
It may sound hard to control arm speed and control distance that you hit with each iron.
Tiger Woods sometimes practices hitting different clubs to the same distance.
First, he picks 150-yard marker as his target. For him, it's a hard 9-iron. So he hits balls with his 9-iron to the target.
Next, he uses 8-iron and hits it to the same target (150-yard marker).
He works up to his 2-iron hitting balls to the same target.
He said this drill is good for controlling distance by controlling arm speed.
With this drill, you should take the club to the top with each club and hit balls. You just have to slow down your swing speed.
You don't have to use 150-yard marker. You can use 120-yard or 100-yard marker as your target for this drill.
I sometimes practice hitting the driver to 100-yard marker. This is also a very good drill. You are going to have to swing real slow to hit your driver.
By swinging real slow, you will feel your clubhead and clubface during the swing.
This drill will help you when you are not hitting it on the sweet spot.
- Fat Shots
- Fairway Woods
- Long Iron
- Short Iron
- Pull / Push
- Shots from Rough
- Fairway Bunker