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Chad Jones Perspectives Golf Tips No More Fat Shots

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Stop Hitting Fat Shots Once And For All

By Chad Jones

Ever had the problem of hitting behind the ball? If you’re like a lot of people that do try this swing tip.

First, let me help you better understand what is happening when hitting behind the ball.

chad-jones-1The error is you are not chad-jones-2transferring your weight enough to your lead leg. This tip will help you fix the problem. Tell yourself that you are going to show your playing partners all the spikes on the bottom of your trail leg shoe when you complete your golf swing. This forces you to get your weight off your trail leg on the downswing and finish your swing with the majority of your weight on your lead leg. Next time you are out warming up to play or going out to practice try this tip and you will be hitting the ball first and not the ground.

chad-jonesChad Jones teaches at The Concession Golf Club in Bradenton, Florida. He is a PGA of America Certified Instructor, Certifed Titleist Club Fitter, and has certifications in junior golf and golf fitness from the Titleist Performance Institute. He was named a 2009 and 2010 US Kids Top 50 Coach. Chad can be reached at ChadJones@pga.com for lessons.

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