Golf Tips, Lessons, Instruction & Drills – Hitting A Driver

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Best driver video. Period. Everything is covered if you pay attention.
Thanks Steve beautiful swing also.

Hugh Jorgan says:

thank you for the tips. the hand positioning being constant is of great
help. I was actually able to use my 3 hybrid and drive it 220 yds! thanks!

Michael Barnett says:

Ringer, Good stuff as always. Always good to see some of the things you
tend to forget when hitting the big stick.


P.S. Don’t think too much about spine tilt. Just make sure your head is
slightly behind your hands at address. If your clubface is open after
trying these things, either your grip is way off or you are pressing your
hands too far foward.

bens grandad says:

hey mister redbull try a stiffer shafted driver -i did exactly the same
when i bought a club with too whippy a shaft- the club head cant catch up
with your swing and you are lifting before the club hits the ball -worked
for me -good luck

AbundantFun444 says:

@imwrittingmyname October 28-31 at Olivos Golf Club and Buenos Aires Golf
Club in Argentina. sry for posting late, busy… leaving tonight wish me
well, got new driver, taylormade supertri, new irons, callaway 09 forged
(Highly recommend for low handicaps), and new wedges– taylormade rac good
for price and playability. Last, cannot do anything without the scotty
cameron!! Need them birds and eagles

plebz says:


thelakersforlife says:

I see everyone shoots 12 under and drives 470 in here.

jccree17 says:

puzzler, first i would say to get a lesson with someone so that they can
see and fix ur swing. my advice about your drive is to make sure your club
face isnt open and that feet knees hips and shoulders are aligned parallel
to where you are aiming the club face so that u are swinging throught the
ball and not across it; therefore putting spin on the ball and slicing it

Steve Bishop says:

@ThePuzzler96 Yes, your path is going way out to the right. The ball will
always curve away from your path during impact.

AbundantFun444 says:

@RingerDaMan : OMG thank you! I fixed my swing. 🙂 I’m hitting it 290yrds
dead straight. I shot a 69 at Woodside Meadows Golf Course in Michigan.
First time ever 3 under par for 18 thx times a million

AbundantFun444 says:

Hey, I’m a scratch golfer, a senior in high school and lately I’ve notice
my ball start slicing. I was told to stand closer but this doesn’t help. My
driver hasn’t ever been fit, no place for miles and its too long, about
48.5″. My arms hanging to floor is 37″. Should I either stick with my swing
but grip down lower on the grip, stand back further, or something else.
Please, i need help. I have a huge tournament soon!!!

ricky davis says:

good vid thanks man

hanzosan says:

that ball position tip really helps, i am right handed and slice right,
because I impact too early in the swing.

Martyn Lee says:

The tip about checking the correct spine angle at address by holding the
shaft from the chin is an absolute pearl. Thanks Steve you’re a clas act

Steve Bishop says:

@jdheelfan Either more swing speed or heavier clubs.

zecks08 says:

I just started playing and the clubs i have are the 2,3,4,5,7,9 irons.
theyre used and im a tall guy, 6′ 1″. i top the ball alot, ive been bending
my knees and it helps, but my knees and legs are damaged. Would longer
clubs work better? any tips for a beginner? thank you

Bill Bixby says:

10 bucks says he sliced it

John Kilkenny says:

For me, probably the best explanation of how to approach driving the ball I
have seen on Utube. Follow this and you can’t go far wrong.

M@ says:

which pixel is the driver?

starling5 says:

its great advice but with golf im a better learner when i see the hit not

hamadeha says:

Good stuff! Thanks Steve!

jordan peck says:

you forgot to mention something very important about set up for a driver.
if you hover the club with the ball in the middle of the face, and let it
drop, the ball will always fall towards the toe end. many good drivers tee
the driver off the toe. this is only if you dont wish to hold the club up
for very long

jeff5was5here says:

thats a damn heavy couch

Ryan Flaherty says:

Great Video…I am hitting two yards behind the ball…I do not even notice
I do it do you have any videos to help correct that..I mean my club hits
the ground..I kill my three iron even doing so but my driver has gone to
heek since I have been doing it..

RKD0110 says:

Steve, Nice instructions as always, very basic, easy to understand. Do you
advocate hovering the clubhead on all the clubs in the bag or just the

Steve Bishop says:

@redbull23952395 Just remember that the clubface makes the ball go up in
the air. Even with the driver you do NOT need to hit up on the ball. Just
brush the tee out of the ground, forget the ball.

demo1312 says:

try addressing the ball, with the ball a little closer to the front foot .

harveynix says:

my driving is so mutch better thnx !

rcminit109 says:

Whenever i hit my driver, it gets no lift. i dont know if its the tee
height or my swing. plz help.

habs36 says:

Great tip. I was slicing my driver and 3 wood and then went to my 7 iron
swing, and hitting 300 yards. TaylorMade RocketBallz 3 wood rocks. Hitting
it as long as my R11

harveynix says:

fantastic lesson,tryed it yesterday and i was awsome ,thnx !jason

Jason Swalley says:

Great tips, Steve. Thanks!

charliekinggolf says:

yeah you’re right!! thanks 🙂 golf rocks

Steve Bishop says:

I let it ground during the setup. Check out my pre-shot routine video to
see why.

juandavinci says:

nice tips Steve. Thank you for taking the time to produce this video

scarface24n says:

cant wait to take these tips out on the range, thanks.

Steve Bishop says:

Why do you think I sliced it?

signoffs says:

I watched this video then went and played probably had my best game off the
tee I’ve ever had…apparently my placement was way off. I hit consistently
straight w/ a little fade about 180-200 yds…I’m thinking I need a stiffer
shaft. But anyway…thank you…improved my game in the matter of a 10 min

vrbaslia says:

hit the f ii n ball.

charliebowman23 says:

5:05 the ball dissapers

USMCMondoGecko says:

tempe is beautiful, thanks for the lesson

Steve Bishop says:

There are more ways to reduce backspin than hitting up on the ball.

Lewis Mundy says:

Fantastic video.

dontbsmee says:

U don’t hit the ball; the driver hits the ball.

nike4231 says:

i have a problem with my swing: 40% of the time ill hit the ball and it
will go far (225 yd. approx) and and straight as a line and 60% of the time
ill either slice the ball or it will just skid the ground and barely go
anywhere suggestions please!

ytrewq431 says:

nice tip really helped

ward185 says:

I am 6’4″,longer clubs would definitly feel more comfortable.But I didnt
think custom clubs varied in length that much.Are you saying my irons may
need to be 3 inches longer than a shorter mans irons.If you could clear
this up for me I would be grateful,Thanks

Chase Wind says:

Hey Steve. I have trouble getting the ball in air with my 10.5 degree
Wilson Driver. i mean i can hit 70-120 but it tends to stay REALLY low. :/
please help me get the ball in air. ( although this situation happens only
sometimes and i cant fix it sometimes. ) help. this is embarrassing because
i can hit my 7 iron further 0.0

peddles123 says:

i got told, good point

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