Why do I top the ball with my hybrid?
The main reason you’re topping your hybrids is that you’re trying to hit it like a fairway wood.
Should I tee up a hybrid?
Hybrid. Players teeing off with a hybrid is a great way to improve your shot-to-shot management on the course. Hybrids have many of the same benefits you see in a fairway wood off the tee: higher loft, less side spin, shorter length, and more control.
How do you hit a hybrid better?
Swing Tips: How to Hit a Hybrid
- BACK IT UP. Letting the ball creep too far forward in your stance makes it difficult to hit down on the ball.
- BE NARROW-MINDED. You don’t need a wide base.
- SWING EASY, HIT FAR. Hybrids are longer than most approach-shot clubs, but that’s not your cue to step on the gas.
- PRESS FOR SUCCESS.
How high should you tee up a hybrid?
For a hybrid club, tee the ball slightly higher, about a half inch above ground level. Hybrids have more weight built into the sole, and you want that weight to get under the ball so you’re taking advantage of the technology. When you get to a fairway wood, set the tee so a quarter of the ball is above the face.
What ball position should you use when hitting a hybrid?
Ball position is key to hitting pure hybrids and another way that golfers who are new to hybrids tend to mix up. It should be slightly forward of the middle of your stance. Think of it as being slightly behind where you normally place a 3 or 4 iron.
Are hybrid golf irons easier to hit?
In the most basic sense, hybrids are much easier to hit on a consistent basis when compared to a long iron. Let’s face it, long irons are tough to hit and very intimidating for most golfers, even if you are a single digit handicap. And although they are making a comeback recently, driving irons were almost extinct a few years ago.
Should you use a hybrid for a bump and Run golf shot?
You can use a hybrid from a tight lie to chip it close. Instead of using a 6 or 7 iron, you can use a hybrid for a standard bump and run. Act like it’s putt by choking up on the club, adding some forward shaft lean, and stand slightly closer to the ball.
Where should I position my hybrid Irons?
Think of it as being slightly behind where you normally place a 3 or 4 iron. Your goal should be to position the hybrid at the lowest point of your swing arc. You still want to hit down on the golf ball and not scoop it.