Become A Better Ball Striker With The Line Drill

To become a good ball striker, we must learn to get the club to bottom out after the ball. The line ball striking drill will teach us to deliver a descending blow on the ball and catch the ground afterward.

Here are Swing-U instructor Josh Kelley’s quick tips to use the line ball striking drill

  • Draw a line on the ground — foot powder spray works great, but any line on the ground will work
  • Set up to the line as if it were your ball
  • Take full swings and try to take divots in front of the line
  • Use the Gary Player step-through drill if you’re still struggling with hitting the line or behind the line
  • Place a ball on the front edge of the line and hit shots
  • Repeat until you can consistently hit solid shots


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