One of the most impressive parts of Collin Morikawa’s victory last week at the 149th Open Championship was his clinic-like display with the driver.
Morikawa was a fairway machine and that set the stage for his incredible iron game — one of the best on the PGA Tour today.
Collin showed that good driving can set the table for low scores.
With that in mind, we’re bringing in Matt Fryer this week to go over the fundamentals necessary if you want to produce good drives.
That includes drives that find the fairway.
Matt will take you through the important fundamentals:
Setup, Proper Alignment, Proper Stance Width and how to make a Really Nice Turn away from the ball.
It may sound like a repetitive song but fundamentals are so very important. Before he started each season, Jack Nicklaus would go spend some time with his long-time teacher, Jack Grout, and they would run a check on all Jack’s fundamentals.
With that in mind: Click here for Matt Fryer’s Driver Lesson:
Something else to keep in mind — when you’re on the practice ground, as they call it across the pond, slow you swing speed — work with your driver at what should feel like half speed — 50 percent.
Saw a decent player at the range a few weeks ago who was struggling a bit, we talked about working at a slower swing speed — he tried it and next thing he knew, his drives were going farther, straighter with a lot less effort.