Ramp Up Your Driver Power

For most clubs in your bag, hitting down on the ball is key. You work to make contact just before the bottom of your swing, compressing the ball against the turf and sending it toward the target with plenty of force and a slight backspin. But for the big stick, that all changes. For great Read more…

Lisa Longball And The Power Game

How To Add Speed & Distance

Editor’s Note: Lisa Vlooswyk, affectionately known in golf circles as Lisa Longball, is a seven-time Canadian Long Drive Champion and ranked Top 5 in the World of Long Drive. Lisa competes at the World Long Drive Championships and will tee it up in September on the Golf Channel to vie for the World Title. A veteran Read more…

The Keys To Easy Drives

Simple tips and drills for finding the fairway more often

The higher the handicap, the more pivotal the tee ball becomes. Driving the ball into water, rough, bunkers, trees and other hazards is what causes high-handicappers to rack up strokes. As players become more proficient, they develop skills to execute trouble shots and hit pitches from the rough and sand, putting less pressure on hitting fairways. It’s almost as if good players expect to miss every now and then, feeling confident in knowing that they have the tools to recover from an errant drive. High-handicappers, unfortunately, don’t have that luxury.

Swing From The Ground Up!

Toss Your Bag To Feel The Right Weight Transfer

For golfer who wonder what the right “feel” is when you start the swing from the ground up, here is a great visual: Holding up my tour-sized golf bag, taking my stance, turning back, then moving through and transferring my weight as I toss the entire thing to one of my assistant pros! I normally Read more…

The Keys to Speed and Power

Swing ‘Uphill’ and ‘Downhill’ For Greater Distance

As a teacher, one of the things that comes up the most is the desire for more speed and power in the golf swing. More distance! I was once told that Russian sprinters employed a simple technique as part of their training: Run uphill to get stronger and run downhill to get faster. It was Read more…

Golf Driving Tips: Hit The Ball Straighter!

The Long Ball Is Great, But Finding The Fairway Is King

“Let the Big Dog Eat.” “Grip it and Rip It.” “Go Big Or Go Home.” Everyone wants to hit the ball farther, but distance is no more important than direction. Golf driving tips are plentiful, but to score better you have to drive the ball in the fairway. So this article is about how you can drive the Read more…

Lead Your Driver Swing From Behind

Proper Plane Puts You In Pure Power Position

Getting the most distance and accuracy out of your driver swing means taking advantage of the proper angles. This drill is designed for the player who hits pull shots and slices. Often I see players get the club too steep in the downswing, which means they need to alter their body rotation and weight shift Read more…

Lisa Longball Golf Power

How To Crush It Like A Women’s Driving Champ

Canadian Lisa “Longball” Vlooswyk makes a living obliterating golf balls. She is one of the longest women drivers on the planet and the first woman in history to hit a golf ball 350 yards in competition. A seven-time Canadian long drive champion and a sought after motivational speaker and author, Vlooswyk is one of the Read more…

Whip Up Your Perfect Driver Tempo

Smooth, repeatable timing and driver tempo from address through follow-through are crucial. Nailing down the right tempo for you leads to confidence over the ball, which leads to long, straight tee shots. The popular Orange Whip training tool really helps with timing and tempo to have a solid, flowing motion through the whole swing sequence. Read more…

Hit It Farther Today!

Hit It Farther Today!

Just how do you maximize your distance off the tee? The biggest factor in hitting the ball further is clubhead speed. It’s also the hardest swing factor to increase. Rather than spending long hours in the gym working on strength and flexibility, maximize your current club head speed by launching your drives high with less Read more…

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