Over The Top – Tee Behind The Ball

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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+

5 Responses to “Over The Top – Tee Behind The Ball”

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    October 6, 2019


    One could easily use this while playing. You couldn’t use a tee but you could use a distinct blade of grass or a divot or any mark and place your tee appropriately. Great tip.

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      October 12, 2019


      I was just thinking the same thing Glenn after I watched this tip!

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      October 17, 2019

      Paul Wilson


      Exactly. Glad you liked it. Keep in mind it’s a drill so you may still hit some bad shots but this would be a good way to start taking it to the course.

  2. October 7, 2019


    Hi Paul
    I have been working on changing my swing to reflect your technique for several years. I am at the point that I can consistently use my legs and hips to hit the ball. However, I am right eye dominant and swing left handed and I still occasionally struggle keeping my head behind the ball especially with short irons and chipping when the ball is farther back in my stance. Thus, I still occasionally come slightly over the top. Do you have any specific advice for those of us who’s dominant eye is the front eye and not the back to try and keep our head behind the ball and stop coming over the top.

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      October 17, 2019

      Paul Wilson


      The fastest way I have to get people to do this is by watching a dimple on the back of the ball going back and as they hit it. This needs to be a habit though. I work on this with people and 5 mins later I ask them if they are watching the back of the ball and they tell me they forgot. I constantly get this. Make this a habit. You always watch the back of the ball until you know for a fact you are moving the head and staying behind it. Once you know this you forget about it.

      In chipping you are not hitting anything. You are using your putting stroke with my set up changes. You need to think like this then you won’t have this issue in the future. You don’t come over the top when putting right? So why would you do so in chipping if you were using this stroke?

      -Learn The Best Way To Chip: https://ignitiongolf.com/chipping-how/

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