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Fade or Draw into the Green

Posted April 17, 2015 in feel advanced tips

So, you've got a tucked pin and you're sick of playing it safe. Learning to hit a fade and a draw will help you when hitting approach shots into the green.

Follow these tips to hit a fade:

  • Open your stance, letting your feet and shoulders be open of your intended target. (Open left for a right-handed golfer and right for a left-handed golfer)
  • Slightly open your clubface from your intended target.
  • Swing on the path of your shoulders and feet.
  • Most importantly trust your alignment and the swing.

Follow these tips to hit a draw:

  • Close your stance, letting your feet and shoulder point slightly right of your target for a right-handed golfer and left of your target for a left-handed golfer.
  • Slightly close your clubface from your intended target.
  • Swing on the path of your shoulders and feet.
  • Trust your alignment and the swing.