Setup – Distance To Ball Toe Up or Toe Down

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Paul Wilson

Paul Wilson is the creator of Swing Machine Golf and founder of Ignition Golf. Paul's golf swing technique is based on the Iron Byron swing machine. YouTube Channels: Paul Wilson Golf and Ignition Golf Tips. Please Join me on Google+

4 Responses to “Setup – Distance To Ball Toe Up or Toe Down”

  1. October 24, 2016

    MichaelForsyth

    Hi Paul,

    Do you have a “distance to the ball” tip for the driver? Thanks.

    Mike

  2. October 25, 2016

    RaymondCHASTEL

    Paul ,My first Pro teacher gave me an indication which is slightly different from yours :butt end of the club to the body (Navel):from the tip of the thumb to the tip of the little finger ,hand open ,fingers wide apart that’s about 20cm=8 inches for me.Is that too much ?
    Then shouldn’t the shaft and the left forearm be aligned to be as close to a single plane as possible ?
    I suppose that this rule doesn’t apply to the driver,ball teed up?
    Now ,a different subject . I have incorporated in my swing a slight “sit down ” move at the end of the backswing ,when the club is at the top .This gives me more power to “spring up ” when going in the throughswing.Is that correct or not?

    • Paul Wilson

      October 25, 2016

      Paul Wilson

      Raymond,

      No. I want 6-7″. You can check it from down the line. If you are doing it right your forearms and thighs will be parallel at about 6-7″ If you are reaching they will not be parallel.

      Next, you are not doing a 1 plane swing so I do not care about the the shaft / left forearm position (I think you mean right forearm) as you can never eliminate the angle between the left arm and club. This is why no swing can actually be 1 plane.

      You do not have to sit down. This is a visual squatting not reality. I did a tip on it but I can’t find it. If there is a gap looking face on and you turn it would appear this gap narrows going back. As you turn back to the camera it would appear to widen. This is a visual thing not reality.

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