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Are you teeing your ball too high?

It's a question we all ask ourselves when on the tee. So what's the answer? Allow elite golf coach Dan Whittaker to help
 

You’ve hopefully watched a few of my driver tip videos in the past. This one is one I get asked pretty regularly, particularly from amateur golfers: Do you often find yourself asking: “How high should I tee up my driver?”

It’s a great question and in the video below I’m going to give you a few tips and ideas on what you should be thinking about when it comes to tee height.

How high should I tee up my driver? The main points

The main point you need to take into consideration is the type of hole you are playing. For this first example you have danger left and danger right. You need to find the fairway. Because of this I have decided to tee the ball a little lower to try and make a more controlled swing.

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.

 

Tom Irwin

Tom Irwin

Tom is a lifetime golfer, now over 30 years playing the game. 2023 marks 10 years in golf publishing and he is still holding down a + handicap at Alwoodley in Leeds. He has played over 600 golf courses, and has been a member of at least four including his first love Louth, in Lincolnshire. Tom likes unbranded clothing, natural fibres, and pencil bags. Seacroft in Lincolnshire is where it starts and ends.

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