Don’t be afraid to laser your opponent March 22, The Scoop. In golf a sky shot occurs when the clubhead hits the ball near its bottom pole which sends the ball high into the air but not much forward. Paying close attention to the way your upper body rotates around your hips and not allowing the angle to move should bring the club back to the ball at impact, and should help shield you from skying shot issues. Failing to maintain your spine angle — swing error. Sky shots occur most often from the teeing ground, while the ball sits on top of a tee. Other articles by this author.

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Stop Skying The Ball Forever

How tee height impacts your golf shots. Otherwise, it may be a good idea to hover the club above the ball at address instead of setting the club down behind the ball it as you normally would. Instead of producing a fat shot, dkying clubhead will proceed to travel underneath the ball and will catch it on the top line or the crown of the club. While the previous scenarios looked at several ball and lie situations that could lead so sky shots the following concern specific swing errors that can lead to the same golf shot error.

Next article Fault Skkying Indeed, it is more than likely that sky shots produced skyint the teeing ground came as a result of a ball that was sitting too high on a tee. Top sunset locations December 20, Hitting down on the ball using a driver or fairway wood can indeed lead to sky shots, especially when the ball is sitting on a tee.

Don’t get your hopes up. Failing to maintain your spine angle — swing error. One thing you have to remember is when you are teeing up your golf ball that ball yor in the air.

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Outside of the teeing ground sky shots also occur frequently in the rough, especially when the conditions allow for fluffy lie conditions. Using long clubs such as a driver hwo a fairway wood command that you use a flatter swing, in contrast to a very steep one. A competing guideline states that the very bottom of the ball should square off against the top edge of the driver.

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Otherwise, if the ball is correctly positioned forward in your stance and you are still hitting down on the ball, your swing might be too steep. Make the normal setup, nice wide stance and feel like you are just sweeping that ball from stoop tee.

Indeed, those conditions allow for the club to travel underneath the skyingg and produce sky shots. This can easily be achieved through gripping down on the club slightly. Skying the driver March 29, Golf Tips Our resident pro James Whitaker shows us how to stop skying your tee shots.

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Stop Skying The Ball Forever

The inner secrets of matchplay: You may also enjoy. Your hitting down on the ball yojr and sky shot issues — may be caused sjying a simple ball positioning issue. Indeed, in all instances the bottom of the swing arc will be too low relative to the position of the ball.

In connection to the ball sitting up in the rough situation presented above, failing to keep your upper body angle constant throughout the swing can lead to sky shots.