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Old 04-20-2007, 10:04 AM   #14
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Originally Posted by lawgator1 View Post
Not mental. You are not swinging properly. Trust me. I have sooooooo been there.

A couple of tips (and remember, we all think we are experts).

2) Hit down on the ball. I know it sounds counterintuitive, but the goal is to pinch the ball between the clubface and the ground. The club will naturally lift the ball. The biggest mistake people make is trying to sweep a ball off the ground. It doesn't work that way. Ever wonder why the pros take enormous divots? Because they hit down on the ball.
Absolutely the most important step in learning iron play. Do not sweep the ball, try and drive the top of the ball into the ground.
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