At the end of your swing, your hips should be facing the target, and the club should be swung all the way up and over your lead shoulder. All your weight should be on your lead foot (usually left foot). Only the tip of your other foot should be touching the ground.
What part of the golf ball should you hit?
There is a short and simple answer to the question of what part of the golf ball you should hit. It is the rear, center portion of the ball. That’s what will bring you the best result with the most swings.
Where do you hit your eyes when hitting a golf ball?
If you’re continually hitting the ground before the ball, focus your eyes on the front edge (target side) of the ball during the swing. It may not seem like much—the diameter of the golf ball is just 1.68 inches—but shifting your sight line forward even this small amount nudges your center of gravity toward the target.
Why is it so hard to hit a golf ball?
So why is it so hard to hit the golf ball straight? The answer boils down to there factors, where the club face contacts the ball, the angle of the club face at contact, and the swing itself. That is the part of the club that must strike the ball to achieve maximum distance and to keep the ball straight.
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Should I look in front of the golf ball?
THINK AHEAD: KEEP YOUR FOCUS IN FRONT OF THE BALL Trying to keep your eye on the ball pretty much ensures that your club will bottom out too soon. If you want to hit crisp irons from the fairway, your focus should be well forward of the ball. The ball just gets in the way.
What part of the golf ball should I look at during address?
At address, try looking at the very back edge of the ball and hold your eyes there throughout the swing. If you are trying to hit a specific kind of ball flight, such as a fade or a draw, you may want to look slightly to the inside or outside of the back of the ball as your ideal contact point.
Should your hands be in front of the golf ball?
At address, your hands should be slightly in front of the ball – exactly where you want them to return when you make contact. Also, make sure your left wrist (for a right-handed golfer) is in a relatively flat, firm position.