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stop skying your driver

How to stop skying your driver

Elite golf coach Dan Whittaker gives you a really easy drill to stop skying your driver and strike it more out the centre of the face
 

There’s not much worse than the dread of checking the paintwork on the top of your club after a skied tee shot. The skied tee shot is a very common problem among amateur golfers and can easily ruin your scorecard. Check out the video below for a few tips on how to stop skying your driver for good…

How to stop skying your driver: The main points

They key thing to know about skying a driver, or hitting it high on the club-face, is that it means that your angle of attack is too steep and you are hitting down on the golf ball.

The solution is simply to work on your angle of attack into the ball and focusing on a sweeping action to hit up on the golf ball.

Want more? You’ll have to watch the video below…

Dan Whittaker is an elite golf swing and performance coach based at High Legh. For more information, visit his website or click here for more advice.

Hannah Holden

hannah holden

Hannah Holden is the Equipment and Instruction Editor here at National Club Golfer. If you’re looking to improve your game, by changing your golf swing or upgrading your golf equipment she’ll have the answers.

As well as writing lots of features and reviews you can find her on our YouTube channel giving you insights on the latest rules, clubs and tips to improve your golf game.

Hannah is a member at Alwoodley golf club. You will either find her here or driving up and down the country playing in a variety of elite amateur events.

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