Quick Answer: Why Am I Hitting Ground Balls In Golf?

Specifically, players who hit ground balls are leaving too much weight on their right foot as they come down into the ball.

When your weight gets stuck on your foot in the downswing, the club will bottom out before the ball – meaning it will be on the way back up when it actually arrives at impact.

How do I stop missing the golf ball?

  • Section 1: Improving your ball skills is key to stop topping the ball.
  • Move the ball back in your stance.
  • Deliver your club on the right arc into the ball.
  • Don’t hit the ball too hard.
  • Keep your eyes on the ball.
  • Section 2: Posture will make you top the ball if not done right.
  • Maintain correct posture throughout your swing.

How do you hit down on a golf ball?

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GOLF – HOW TO HIT DOWN ON THE BALL – YouTube

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How can I get better at golf without lessons?

How to get better at golf without lessons

  1. You can’t avoid practice.
  2. The right way to practice.
  3. Practice one-armed golf swings at home.
  4. A mirror is your friend.
  5. Practice shots from 100-yards in.
  6. Pre-swing is often the starting point for problems.
  7. Avoid swing changes during round.
  8. The power of process goals.

Why can I not get the golf ball in the air?

Many golfers end up topping the ball because they are trying to help the ball get into the air. Don’t do this. In order for a golf ball to get airborne, the club head must contact the ball at the low point of the downswing. The ball gets trapped between the club-face and the ground.

Why am I topping the golf ball?

Topping the Golf Ball is Often Caused by a Chain Reaction…

The problem could be that your legs are too overactive or you could be thrusting your hips in towards the ball – which in turn will cause your torso and head to lift. Take a look at this video on how to stop topping the golf ball…

Why are my golf shots low?

If your head moves forward during your downswing you’ll hit down on the ball too much resulting in a lower than optimal ball flight. So many golfers I come across hit the ball too low. Some of those golfers even try to hit the ball low. There are a lot of reasons why you might be hitting the ball too low.

How do you consistently strike a golf ball?

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How To Consistently Strike The Golf Ball – YouTube

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How do you hit a driver straight?

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HOW TO HIT A DRIVER STRAIGHT EVERY TIME! – YouTube

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How do you hit a divot?

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How To Take a Divot – And Why A Divot Occurs – YouTube

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