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4 Simple Ways To Improve Your Driving Accuracy

Factors determining an accurate golf drive

A golf drive or tee shot refers to the stroke played from teeing ground to cover long distances. The ball moves along the fairway and travels a long distance towards the lush greens. The best shot that excites a golfer is when he hits an accurate drive.

GRIP

If you have a weak grip on the golf club, its face will be open. In a way, you won’t be able to rotate your hands freely and the ball will travel a lesser height. Strong grip reduces the slice and you are able to play the hook shot. It is because the strong grip helps you rotate your hands with some force and has a great impact. A straight grip helps you play the straight-drive shot. You can vary your shots by changing the ball position and your body stance.

DRIVER

You can play a better drive shot by mastering the driver on holes at par 4 and 5. 3-wood or 5-wood club drivers provide greater accuracy and efficiency of the drive.

SWING PLANE

It refers to the angle created by your golf club when it travels around your body while taking aim at the golf ball. You must have a control over the gap between you and the golf club in order to get a perfect drive. You must try the shorter backswing if you want the ball to travel greater distances. When you take the golf club behind you excessively, you tend to lose control as well as the width. Practice swinging it about ¾ of the club length. However, you must maintain the correct position of your wrist and rotate your body completely. As a result, your swing will derive more width and you will be able to hit accurate drives consistently.

WIDER STANCE

Your swing should be wide enough to hit a straight golf drive. Usually beginners assume that if you adopt a wider stance, your shots will be more powerful. However, a wider stance helps in hitting the straight drive accurately. The concept behind this technique is that the wider stance generates additional club speed and shortens the trajectory of the swing. As a result, you are stable and hit the ball perfectly so that it travels longer distances. In addition, wider stance helps in gaining control over the golf club and you maintain a perfect balance even when additional force is applied along with the swing.

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Those who are adventurous area also able to take some time after their golfing exploits, to enjoy some of the country’s deep sea fishing expeditions, among a host of other water sporting activities that line the sea shore. Truly Portugal is paradise not just for the avid golfer, but it is one place where anyone would be happy to visit at any time of the year.

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