A LOT of players on Tour are driving the ball more than 300 yards these days. And with this in mind, we share a few pointers that could help you realise more distance with the big stick.
Short drives leave you with long approach shots that often make it tough to score well. Indeed, finding a few extra yards off the tee box will no doubt see your scores benefit as you
get the opportunity to be more aggressive with the green in range.
Here a few key principles that should help you reach your maximum distance:The set-up
To hit it long you have to carry it long and to do that, tee the ball up a little bit higher and get the weight slightly more on your right side at address.Wind it up
Coiling your upper body, like Rickie Fowler here, keeps loft on the driver and creates distance. Make a full turn to get your lead shoulder directly under your chin.Build a platformIn the backswing and transition, keep your legs stable and knees flexed. This firm base helps you spring into impact.