Driving lesson

An efficient ball flight is one of the keys to maximising driving distance – and for many golfers this involves reducing spin and increasing launch angle.

A great drill to achieve this involves just one item and we’ve always got it to-hand – a towel.

For this drill, simply roll up the towel and place it approximately 2ft in front of the ball. From here, let your instincts take over – your weight will shift to your right side a little more in the backswing (for the right-handed golfer) and your shoulders will adjust to increase the launch angle you create through the ball. From here, make a few swings and adjust your positions to create a ball flight which sends the balls over the towel and further down the range.