How To Hit a Wood or Hybrid off a Long Par 3 and Get It to Stop on the Green: Golf University


HYBRID golf clubs are all the go these days and can certainly help older golfers. Here’s a pretty simple tip on getting them to launch higher off the tee so they land softer on long par 3’s.

It’s from the Golf University team and features Grant Field, Queensland PGA Teacher of the Year and coach of rising star Cameron Smith.

Field’s video shows:

The right clubs to use from a long par 3

How to get the ball to come in higher and softer

And …

How to avoid having the ball come up short or run through

Which will ultimately…

Help us get the ball to come in higher and softer so it lands and stops on the green.

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Brian is an award winning golf writer and is the founder and editor of Australian Senior Golfer. He is a former Sydney journalist who had little interest in golf till he hit his first ball at the age of 49 (and a half). Since then golf has just about overtaken his life. Brian founded ASG in April 2008 and has since covered every Australian Open, Presidents Cups, World Cups and numerous other big men’s and women’s tournaments, spending days inside the ropes with the likes of Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth, Tom Watson, Fred Couples, Greg Norman, Adam Scott, Jason Day, Karrie Webb, and many others. He has also played in, and reported on, numerous amateur tournaments, particularly senior and veteran events, around the country. Brian is a member of the Australian Golf Media Association and won the award for Best News Report for 2016 - 2017

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