Hitting Hybrids Properly

Is there a standard method to hit a hybrid that every players should know? That question haunted me for some time until I realized that hitting hybrids is easier than I thought. Many poor hybrid shots are rooted in poor setup positions such as ball position and shoulder position. Unlike woods, the ball position prior to starting is more important than with most other clubs. Each player will be slightly different with their set up, but in my case I was playing the ball to far forward. To determine if your ball is in the proper position for your swing, the ball flight is the greatest tell. Knowing what to look for is critical to ensuring solid contact and consistent results with our hybrids.

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Five Uses Of A Hybrid Golf Club

I love my hybrid golf clubs. Over the years, I have carried a 3, 4, and 5 hybrid, experimented with their use and have settled on a carrying a 3 and 4 hybrid. As I researched for today’s topic, I stumbled across a video by Rick Sheils that outlines five uses to a hybrid to improve your game and lower your golf score. As I was inspired by the video to write this article, I realized that I definitely use my hybrid for four of the instances Shiels suggests and a few more as well. Regardless of how many situations you use your hybrid, I think that it is important that they are used more because they really improve an amateurs ability to navigate out of challenging situations.

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How To Successfully Hit A Hybrid

Removing my long irons out of my golf bag and replacing them with hybrids was the smartest decision I made with respect to my golf equipment. This particular journey start in 2009 when I was diagnosed with Lymphoma for the first time. I was feeling a bit down and I decided to purchase a set of Cleveland launchers that had a 3, 4, and 5 hybrid instead of irons. I had thought about making the change to hybrids (dabbling with their use) and the time was right. Although my journey was a bit of a roller coaster ride, I think the decision to commit to using hybrids elevated my game to the next level.

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