Most golfers want to hit the ball farther. This exercise with an alignment stick can help

By GOLFTEC Digital

The Clubhead Speed Exercise follow-through positionGot clubhead speed?

When it comes to booming long, towering drives from the tee, the slow and steady turtle doesn’t beat the sprinting hare this time.

Because sheer clubhead speed – the rate at which your club contacts the ball – is king of the beastly 300-yard hill.

Of course, the right combination of clubhead speed and technique is really what leads to the holy grail of distance and accuracy. But the element of speed itself can’t be ignored, so we’re here with a drill to help.

As Patrick Nuber illustrates below, practicing with a golf alignment stick can help develop a better feel for the proper “whipping” action needed to max out your long ball.


While many drills on the Scramble encourage a slow, controlled movement before going full bore, this one tips the scale in the opposite manner!

But that’s not to say the Clubhead Speed Exercise doesn’t also promote proper technique. Because Nuber explains specific keys to unlock those long, solid tee shots from a combination of speed and technical cues to help you get there.

Without further adieu, enjoy the Clubhead Speed Exercise and use it to gain more distance on your tee shots!

VIDEO: The Clubhead Speed Exercise


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