If you don't swing down into the ball with your weight forward, you're probably going to hit that shaft. Best part about this drill is that you can do it anywhere.
Make a stroke by rocking your shoulders like the pendulum on a grandfather clock, straight back and straight through. It should be a smooth, rhythmic motion.
Depending on your strengths and weaknesses, and the risk-reward factor, here's how a pro would think in this situation.
The most important part of the swing is the rotation of your body. Sometimes when trying to achieve this, your club face will become unstable.
It's okay to be flexible, but try to keep it consistent. And stay away from placing the ball too far forward in your stance.
Depending on your living situation there are ways to continue your practice sessions at home, you just have to get a little creative.
So what can you do to prevent your swing from going dormant over the winter? For many golfers who have access to a heated driving range it would make sense to go there.
Your short routine should include time to get used to the speed of the greens. Your short game will make up 50 percent of your shots during your round.
"I knew I needed to tell them," senior Kate Wynja said about recording a 4 on the 18th hole instead of a 5.
Pick out a spot on the back of the ball that you want to contact with the clubface and then focus on that spot as you swing the club.
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