By Adam Young

Very few things can have such a positive impact on a golfer’s game as an improvement in ground contact.

While almost every amateur golfer I see is contacting the ground in a poor location (mostly behind the ball), the professionals are consistently striking the ball, followed by the turf (with shots where the ball is resting on the ground).

This is the key to:

  • More accuracy (due to clubhead deflection from the turf)
  • More consistent distances
  • Longer shots

Consistency myth

While many amateurs believe they are not making a consistent movement, this is due to what they see with the (inconsistent) results. However, the movement pattern a player is making is usually highly consistent.

Take, for example, an average 16 handicapper. They may be first contacting the ground between 2 and 4 inches behind the ball – variance of 2 inches. Similarly, a professional golfer…

Read the rest of what Adam has to say about The Importance of Ground Contact in the September 2016 Monthly Handicap Improver here:
https://www.swingmangolf.com/register.php

Back to Blog

Ask Jaacob A Question Or Leave A Comment!

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

How to increase golf swing Speed Golf Swing Speed Pro Pablo Martin

"Jaacob's work is great. It's pretty straight forward. There are no magical tricks and it doesn't mess with your golf swing. If you follow his advices, you will drive it further."

Pablo Martin, 3-Time European Tour Winner, Increased Max Swing Speed from 119 mph to 128 mph

-

Swing Man Golf Premier Member Gary S

"Working with Jaacob's swing speed training programs I increased my speed by 12 miles per hour in one month. The game is a lot more fun with the driving distances I'm hitting them. Now I'm reaching greens in two more often. Swing speed training really works."

Gary S, Premier Member

-

Premier Member increased Golf Swing Speed to 130 Mph

"When I first started the swing speed training I was very skeptical it would do anything for me because I was already swinging at speeds close to 130 mph. But I wanted to get to the next level and be able to compete in Long Drive Events. So I gave it a try. I gained 13 mph in just one month of the basic swing speed training."

24 Years Old, Premier Member

-