How do I Stop Hitting the ground first when playing golf?
Refrain from swinging too hard when you take your shot. Trying to get a little more power often causes your back shoulder to dip, which can cause you to hit the ground first. Practice hitting the ball first by standing on your front foot and hitting golf balls at the range.
Why do my golf clubs hit the ground behind the ball?
If most of your pressure is still in your back foot when the club comes back down, the clubhead is going to hit the ground well behind your golf ball. You wind up chunking the shot.
How do you hit the ball first in golf?
Practice hitting the ball first by standing on your front foot and hitting golf balls at the range. Standing on one foot causes you to hit down on the ball, which helps you to hit the ball first.
How do I stop hitting behind the ball?
LPGA Professional Maria Palozola has 3 easy steps and a practice drill to help you stop hitting behind the ball. You wind up, make a nice full backswing and really go after it. Then “ouch” you hit 3 inches behind the ball. What’s worse, the embarrassment, the awful result or the tendonitis?