Improving Your Iron Play

Havin’ trouble gettin’ off the ground with your irons? Or maybe you’re hittin’ ’em alright but can’t keep it straight? No worries – these tips from Golf World might be just what you need to “iron out” your troubles!

  • Try to get your swing a little higher at the top.
  • Transfer your weight to your left side on the first part of the downswing – any delay here will cause problems in your swing.
  • Feel as if your hands are ahead of the club head at the bottom of the swing.

Here’s a drill to help get your hands ahead of the clubhead: To learn the feel of better compression at the bottom of the swing, put your ball back off your right foot and hit 25 to 50 punch shots just trying to get your hands more ahead of your lagging club head at impact.

Read the full article here for more details and one more drill you can use next time you’re at the range!


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One thought on “Improving Your Iron Play

  • November 8, 2009 at 11:29 pm

    I keep read sites that talk about becoming a pro golfer, and seeing your information is encouraging, because it is not so easy as they say it is..

    ***Reply from Scratch***
    Mastering the game of golf is definitely not an easy thing. Your hardest opponent, though, is actually yourself.


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