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How to stop topping your driver

How to stop topping your driver

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

 

One of the more embarrassing shots in golf is the top, especially off the tee with your driver, but it is something many amateur golfers struggle with. Even just striking the ball out of the bottom of the club-face can seriously affect distance and dispersion off the tee. Check out the video below for a few tips on how to stop topping your driver for good…

How to stop topping your driver: The main points

They key thing to know about topping a driver, or hitting it low off the bottom of the club-face, is that it means that you are likely backing up out of the stop or standing up and coming out of your posture.

The solution is simply to work on your low point and feel like your club-head is working closer to the ground through impact.

Want more? You’ll have to watch the video.

 

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.

Alex Perry

Alex Perry

Alex has been the editor of National Club Golfer since 2017. A Devonian who enjoys wittering on about his south west roots, Alex moved north to join NCG after more than a decade in London, the last five of which were with ESPN. Away from golf, Alex follows Torquay United and spends too much time playing his PlayStation or his guitar and not enough time practising his short game.

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