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If you want to get more distance out of your shots make sure that you are doing the following:
When you are gripping the club make sure that the fingers in your left hand and the palm of your right hand are gripping the club. You should also use a strong grip with 2 or 3 knuckles visible. As always your palms should be facing each other.
In order to build up the torque needed to hit the ball further you must remember that the backswing goes around not up and down. When you reach the top of the backswing your back should be facing the target. Your right knee should keep the same flex and position and 70% of your weight needs to be on the right side.
At the begining of the downswing your left knee starts to move back to its original position and towards the target. This starts a chain reaction and moves your hip slightly forward and away. While this is happening you right knee is moving towards the target and it will bring the golf club, arms, and your right shoulder down the same path.
You must keep the clubhead on the same path. The more you can turn the more power you will generate. Ideally your back should be facing the target.
Both knees have the same flex at address and your weight is evenly balanced. The left knee starts the chain reaction for the backswing and the downswing. Your left knee should move to the right in the backswing and towards the target in the downswing. At finish, 95% of your weight should be on the left and your right heel needs to be in the air.
Left Arm Long
Keeping your left arm long (not stiff) creates more distance for the clubhead to travel. When you combine width with clubhead speed you’ll be amazed at the extra distance it creates.
The realease is your last chance to get those extra yards in the downswing. At the begining of the downswing straighten your right arm and turn it over your left arm at impact. This will generate the extra clubhead speed.