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Instruction: Get Back To Basics - Work On Your Set-Up All Year Long
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October 11, 2018
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with Kevin Haime, @kevinhaime, PGA of Canada Class A Professional 

Most golfers would hit the ball a lot farther and more consistently if they would just learn to stand over the ball in a better, more balanced position and start the club swinging back the right way.

If there’s one thing I’ve learned in all my years teaching golf, it’s that most golfers are in big trouble before the club even reaches waist high on the way back. And the sad thing about that is that your starting position and the first part of your swing really don’t take any athletic ability, strength or timing. Virtually everyone can stand over the ball the right way by paying a little attention to some basic fundamentals and, with a little basic instruction, everyone can swing the club back properly too. I tell all of my players that the best way to swing your club on the proper path into the ball is to swing it away on a proper path. My favourite way to explain it is that it’s a lot easier to keep your train on the tracks than to find the tracks if you’re not on them when you’re leaving the…

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