How to Hit the Straight Shot on Demand
Hitting the straight shot is one of the most difficult shots to hit in golf. In fact, most pros normally don't hit the dead straight shots. They have either a tiny draw or a tiny fade even if the shot looks straight.
So I don't recommend you try to hit the dead straight shots on every shot you hit.
But there are times when you have to put the ball in the fairway like on the holes that have very tight fairways.
When you have to hit the ball straight, what do you have to do?
Let me show you the interesting data. The researchers measured the shots hit by the LPGA pro. She hit the shot with her 7-iron.
With a full shot, she hit it 150 yards. Next, she hit it with her 7-iron, but this time, she limited her follow through.
The researchers measured the shot. The result was the same. She was hitting it 150 yards with the limited follow through.
So what did it change?
The answer is her ball flight. She was hitting it lower than her full swing.
By limiting the follow through, you will be able to keep the ball lower and hit it straighter than your normal shots.
You can use this technique when hitting your driver as well. You don't have to change anything. Just limit your follow through, and you will be able to hit the straighter shots.
Because you don't have to change your backswing, you won't lose any distance. The ball will fly lower and rolls more once it hits the ground.
Next time you must hit the fairway, try this technique.
- Fat Shots
- Fairway Woods
- Long Iron
- Short Iron
- Pull / Push
- Shots from Rough
- Fairway Bunker