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Get More Distance Off the Tee

If you’re looking to add more distance to your golf drives, there are several techniques and strategies you can employ to achieve this goal. By focusing on your swing mechanics, physical fitness, and equipment choices, you can maximize your power and increase your driving distance off the tee.

1. Perfect Your Swing Technique

A solid and efficient swing is crucial for generating power. Focus on maintaining a smooth tempo, proper weight transfer, and a full shoulder turn to generate maximum clubhead speed.

2. Strengthen Your Core and Flexibility

A strong core and flexible body are essential for generating power in your swing. Incorporate exercises that target your core muscles, such as planks and rotational exercises. Additionally, regular stretching and flexibility exercises can improve your range of motion and help you generate more power.

3. Optimize Your Equipment

Ensure that your golf clubs are fitted to your specifications. Consult with a professional club fitter to determine the ideal shaft flex, loft, and clubhead design for your swing. Using the right equipment can make a significant difference in your driving distance.

4. Use Proper Technique for Tee Height

Experiment with tee heights to find the one that works best for you. Generally, teeing the ball up higher can help promote a higher launch angle and increase your carry distance.

5. Develop a Consistent Rhythm

Establishing a consistent rhythm in your swing can lead to better timing and more power. Practice with a metronome or count in your head to maintain a consistent tempo throughout your swing.

Remember, increasing your driving distance takes time and practice. Focus on implementing these tips gradually and seek guidance from a golf professional to ensure you’re on the right track. With dedication and persistence, you can improve your distance off the tee and enjoy longer drives on the golf course.

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About Tom O’Brien, PGA

Born in Chelmsford, Massachusetts Tom graduated from Bentley University where he played collegiate golf. A former Head Golf Professional he valued the time he spent teaching the game. He turned that experience into full-time. For the last 16 years Tom has been providing exceptional golf instruction Tiburon Golf Club in Naples, Florida. Utilizing the latest in game improvement technology Tom provides to his students all the necessary resources to improve their game.

About Cory Schaub, PGA

Originally from Ottumwa, Iowa is a graduate of Buena Vista College. Cory is a 22-year member of the PGA of America and serves Tiburón Golf Club as Head Golf Professional for the Resort Course. Cory has an extensive background instructing golfers of all levels and believes that the fundamentals, setup, ball position, grip and posture are the key components to delivering a consistent swing path.

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