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Want to be a big hitter? Get golf driving tips and add yards with our long golf drive secrets. Here you'll see articles on golf driving from some of the foremost experts around.



Start Ahead

Start AheadWe all know that powerful drivers of the golf ball have great extension of the arms past the golf ball.

Increase Your Smash Factor

Quick Tips To Bomb Your Next Drive

Increase Your Smash FactorThe average amateur has a smash factor of about 1.20. What's this mean?

Turn Your Right Foot Out

One simple move will yield big-time drives

Turn Your Right Foot OutThere are a number of ways to eek out a few extra yards off the tee

Power Draws & Power Fades

Alter your setup for shot control

Power Draws & Power FadesHere's a drill that will help you hit a big sweeping hook.

Keegan Bradley

The 2011 PGA Champ’s Swing

Keegan BradleyIn his rookie year on Tour, Keegan Bradley has established himself as a player who has the potential to have a great career

Mind The Gap

How high should you tee it?

Mind The Gapif you really want to hit longer and straighter drives, you have to remember a couple key variables.

Drive Time

Hitting longer and straighter drives can be easy as long as you have the right fundamentals

Drive TimeMost golf instructors agree that the best way to become a better golfer is to start from the ground up. It's not something most golfers think about, but in reality, the ground is critical to helping create more power.

Get Mega Long!

Bust your drives with tips from the L.D.A

Get Mega Long!Let's face it, golfers who hit the ball farther have a huge advantage over those who don’t.

Storm Down

Pump your left leg for bigger drives

Storm DownTo hit longer drives, you have to get aggressive.

Alvaro Quiros

Learn how to increase your clubhead speed from one of the game’s longest drivers

Alvaro QuirosTake a survey of golfers anywhere in the world, asking what they’d most like to improve about their game, and you’ll get the same overwhelming response: They want to hit the ball farther.

Outdraw The (Slice) Outlaw

Draw your driver, and never slice again!

Outdraw The (Slice) OutlawWithout question, the draw is golf’s most difficult shot for players to learn.

Power Builds

Use the body you have to crush it!

Power BuildsSetting up with the ball in the right position is absolutely vital if you want to hit it big.

Drive 4 Show

Hit It Big And Hit The Fairway

Drive 4 ShowTop shots happen when you lose the spine angle you established at address and “stand up” as you approach the ball.

Stripe It!

Who says you can’t hit it far and straight?

Stripe It!On the PGA Tour, they call it “Total Driving.” That’s the stat that ranks players according to how far and straight they drive the ball.

8 Tricks To Become A Better Player

Quick and easy tips to play better golf right now

8 Tricks To Become A Better PlayerOne of the most common mistakes amateurs make is improper alignment. Some think they should align their feet at the target, others try to get their shoulders parallel to it.

Why You Can’t...

(and how you can)

Why You Can’t...One of the great things about the game of golf is that, on occasion, all of us, even the highest handicapper, will hit a shot like a pro. It might be a well-struck drive, hitting a par-5 in two or holing out a bunker shot.

Tour Power

Bubba Watson teaches you how to hit it strong

Tour PowerDepending on whom you ask, the median amateur driver distance is about 200-210 yards. Shocking, right?

Quick Tips

Sadlowski Power

Quick Tips We admit, this issue isn’t the first Golf Tips magazine-produced issue to feature the long-hitting Jamie Sadlowski.

Slice No More

Say adiós to the banana ball once and for all!

Slice No MoreTo draw the ball, the first thing you need to have is the right image. Begin by setting your sights on a spot to the right of your target. This is your starting line.

10 Best Tips

(You've Never Heard)

10 Best TipsIf you’ve ever received a lesson, or better yet, a series of lessons, it’s likely you’ve been told to do the same thing more than once.

Hit It Big

Crush your drives with these fifteen tips

Hit It BigGrips are usually classified as neutral, weak or strong. A weak grip, where your hands are rotated to the left, adds loft at impact and makes your club of choice play a bit weaker. The result? Loss of distance.

Crush It!

Hit bigger drives with the help of the game's longest drivers

Crush It!

Hitting big drives is arguably the most satisfying, and fun, part of golf. We all want to do it more often but simply don’t know the best method for harnessing our full distance potential. In the following pages, you’ll find tips and tricks from 13 RE/MAX World Long Drive Championship competitors, all of whom know a thing or two about power. Read carefully and get ready to go deep.
 

Power Driving

Hitting bigger, more powerful drives is just a few tips away.

Power Driving

As an instructor, it can be a challenge to get students to work on chipping and putting—however, they would drop anything to be able to spend time at the range working on their tee shots! Driving the ball longer and straighter is the ultimate goal for most, and there’s no club they wouldn’t buy if they thought it would help them drive the ball like Tiger Woods!

Over The Top

How to smother the slice for good

Over The TopWith today’s enormous drivers, it has become easier to hit the ball a long way. But if you slice the ball, you’re probably not getting the type of distance you deserve, since sliced shots not only miss the fairway, but also rob you of powerful distance.

Train Your Aim

Understanding the railroad alignment analogy

Train Your AimIn this illustration, you can see that I’m standing in the middle of railroad tracks. Well, I’m not really standing on the tracks; I’m using the image to help aim and align myself to my target.

 
 
 
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