(1) Functional Grip

In general it is important to have a functional grip to hit good shots. The grip should be functional to create club head speed. It is very important that your hands have the ability to bend.

Let’s find your own functional grip:

Grip diagonal from hand into fingers

Not functional – in Hands

Functional with Short Thumb

Not functional – with Long Thumb

Bottom hand from the side on the shaft for Speed

Don’t turn your bottom hand on top it prevents Speed

Good Set-Up with low hands, left wrist can hinge

Wrist can easily move the club up

Hold your club in front of you

Club should be gripped in a way that you can easily do this motion with your wrists

This motion is important since you want to create flexibility in your wrists to generate SPEED

(2) Set-Up Driver

In general it is important to hit your driver in an upwards motion and use your functional grip with low hands.

Let’s find your own Driver Set-Up:

Low right shoulder makes it easy to hit up on the ball

High right shoulder makes it harder to hit up on the ball

Somewhere in the first third. Doesn’t have to be at the front foot!

Ball Position back makes it hard to hit up.

Somewhere in the first third. Doesn’t have to be at the front foot!

Non Functional Set-Up with high hands

Set-Up with low hands to use your functional Grip

With this Set-Up focus to hit up on the ball

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