By Jaacob Bowden

Lastly, things also change when you catch the ball on the down swing or on the up swing.

Since we have to stand next to the ball when we hit it and can’t swing directly over it, our swing arc is tilted. That means that when you catch the ball on the downswing, the ball will start out more away from you because the club face is not pointing in the same direction as it is when the club levels out.

I remember one time in California and I was playing my home course. There was one par-5 where I needed driver and a long 3-wood to reach the green in two. To bring my flight down and…

Read the rest of what Jaacob has to say about Hitting Down or Up on the Ball in the May 2014 Monthly Handicap Improver here:
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