Simple Golf Instruction On How To Play The Ball Below Your Feet

If there is ever a difficult golf shot, this one has to be one of the most difficult that you will get to play. Playing the ball below your feet is no easy task. Even some of the professional players struggle with this from time to time, and you will need to figure out how to get yourself out of this situation.

One of the major challenges that people go through when dealing with such a ball is the constant danger of thinning the ball. Most beginner and intermediate players will make this mistake almost every time they attempt to play the ball below their feet. However, if you take time and practice, you will have less of a challenge when dealing with this.

To get you into perspective, the most important thing that matters when you are taking this shot is your stance. Other than that, a good set up is also a good way of compensating the awkwardness that results from this position. The following 5 steps will help you take this shot as precisely as possible:

Step 1

Hold your club in the normal position as you normally do. You should hold it towards the top of the grip.

Step 2

For a right handed player, aim to the left of the target and to the right in the event that you are a left handed player. Remember that the ball will be moving to the right side or to the left side if you are a left handed player, something that is referred to as a fade in the flight.

Step 3

As you attempt this swing, there is a good chance that you might lose your balance and fall from the swing or in the course of the swing. To prevent this, shift more of your weight to your heels to help you sustain a good balance.

Step 4

Bend the knees, pushing your back side further outwards. This way it will be easier for you to manage your weight and shift it to your heels just as you are starting the swing.

Step 5

Your swing must be shorter than you usually make. This allows you enough angle to make proper contact with the ball.

Even as you do this, ensure that you tone down the tempo on the swing. The most important thing for this shot is to keep your balance in check at all times.

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