Don’t Keep Your Head Down

Stan Utley

Stan Utley

SwingU Master Faculty, Golf Digest Top 50 in America

Each player is different, so it’s important to adapt a teaching strategy to fit each individual’s game. However, I believe there are two absolutes.

Absolute No. 1 is you should not look at the ball and Absolute No. 2 is you should never keep your head down. 

Most amateurs think when they top or blade a shot, they’re not “keeping their head down.” In reality, they’re bending over and topping it, not raising up and topping it. As a result, I want you to always finish out of hip-bend, raising up tall onto your lead foot. 

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