What’s the best way to play a long iron?
- For a long iron the ball should be towards your front foot (level with the inside of your left heel for a right-hander) to allow the bottom of the arc of your swing to sweep the ball away. With the ball in the middle or too far back it will tend to steepen your approach into the ball. You’ll tend to chunk it and lose distance.
Why do I struggle with my irons?
Most golfers struggle with how to hit irons solid because they make 3 critical mistakes in their golf swing. These are the 3 areas where you are falling short with your iron play: Improper setup. Incorrect weight shift.
Why do I push my long irons right?
The ball position being too far back essentially causes the golf club to hit the ball too soon. When this happens, the club face is usually slightly open, resulting in a push to the right. All you will have to do is move the ball slightly up in your stance, and you will be hitting the ball straight again.
How do you hit a 7 iron 200 yards?
For a golfer to hit a 7 iron 200 yards, he or she would need to produce a club head speed of around 95 to 100 miles per hour with a 7 iron. The PGA Tour average for a 7 iron is 90 miles per hour. The golfer could get on an aggressive speed training protocol to get to this level.