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Golf: How To Hit Long And Straight Drives

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Golfing pro Rickard Stronghert shows you how to hit long straight drives. Related video: 6 golf tips everyone should know: http://bit.ly/2pIREiX Subscribe! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=videojug Check Out Our Channel Page: http://www.youtube.com/user/videojug Like Us On Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/videojug Follow Us On Twitter! http://www.twitter.com/videojug
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Diane Manalo (3 months ago)
8 years ago i was only 2 yrs old holy jesus😂😂 hahaha and also hello 2019 yuppie yay! and also thx it really helped me
Robert Benitez (4 months ago)
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Kiera Desai (10 months ago)
I'm about to go play 9 holes! I'm going to try this out and I'll reply to this comment telling you guys how it worked
Kiera Desai (10 months ago)
It somewhat worked but tbh I didn't do it the whole time so Idk😂
german avilan (10 months ago)
Thank you for your lessons even better that the actual pro...!!!! my game has been improving so pretty hitting better
Sam LeBlanc (11 months ago)
@2:12 WRONG! WRONG! WRONG!!! Take a look at any decent ball striker at impact. The shoulders are most definitely open to the target at impact. "Shoulders parallel at impact" promotes hip slide and stalling out. That's a recipe for terrible impact and weak drives
Sandeiro Sondigo (1 year ago)
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ZVG (1 year ago)
Thanks for the simple explanation
I Sherman (1 year ago)
It's also way 😁
Brendan Coughlan (1 year ago)
This is exactly how to smash the ball long and straight in the most uncomplicated way possible
Tane Sellwood (1 year ago)
Such a helpful video I've been can't wiait to try it.
王春生 (1 year ago)
YAH The Band (1 year ago)
I followed his advise and hit straight shot easy.
HuggyThePanda (1 year ago)
This improved my driving instantly thanks
Chidi D (4 days ago)
I have been playing golf for about Two decades, struggling to break 90. I wasn`t able to achieve an exceptional round for the last 3-4 years until I finished reading through these golf swing secrets “gαkαzin blogspot” (Google it). I`ve been striving with my irons (driver OK but not much distance).
Adrian DePietro (1 year ago)
ill be honest okay video i won't lie I've been looking around seeing what people/"tour coaches" have to say about swings from drivers to wedges, i will give you credit of some pointers you said but i believe you have missed a lot of info for average golfers 1st. for just any golfer especially with a driver you need to keep you body still as much as you can when in your back swing and then follow ahead when coming down to the golf ball keeping your head down when you pull your head up the face of the club opens up and most likely top the ball or slice it 2nd idk why no videos talk about this but the main key to get the ball in the air is the change of the weight from your left side of your body to your right side of your body from back swing to down swing . for a righty in your back swing there is some weight you have in you right foot but when you come down on your follow through your full force should lift to you the left side of your body, but keep your balance thats KEY no need to kill the ball its all about tempo!!!!!!..... idk why no one talks about this, honestly one of the main important aspect for your driver swing and any swing of any club besides hitting down with irons which is what you do when changing motion from one side to another anyways..... for lefties same thing I'm a righty but just vice versa with the back swing and follow through 3rd..... one major technique you should do, IK ALOT OF PROS SAY THIS DONT HATE IF YOU HERD IT AT AN ACTUAL LESSON, is keep your eye on one spot of the ball, even after you swing i want and every coach will want you to look at a spot on the ground or ball and still look at that same spot after you swing, by doing this you will follow fully through you swing and be able to get full momentum hitting down and across the ball, really should help slicing..... if someone is watching, honestly doesn't matter lol you will feel the difference of following through and a great difference in the straightness of your driving hope this helps thank you Adrian DePietro, avid golfer
I Have Vigors (2 years ago)
Well.. i'll eventually stop hitting peoples houses next to the golf course
Dana King (2 years ago)
really helpful. Keep it coming sir
Videojug (2 years ago)
Thanks! Glad you found it useful : )
mustangsandwich (2 years ago)
The short throw helped. Nice video - keeps it pretty simple.
Videojug (2 years ago)
Thanks! Glad you found it useful : )
Jojo Melara (2 years ago)
this video changed my life. good show
shinukism shnuck (2 years ago)
George Carlin on golf WATCH IT.
Brennan Bowyer (2 years ago)
You forgot the running start
Thegamerontop (11 months ago)
Brennan Bowyer LOL
CalumOLN2 (2 years ago)
This wasnt what i was hoping when i typed "long and straight" into the search bar :(
Chris Hutton (2 years ago)
Wonder if he does birthday parties? Lol, but seriously he does a good job in a simple explanation that is easy to follow and execute. Am going to try this afternoon. Cheers.
Ryan Jurgens (2 years ago)
simple instructions yet so effective. cheers!
stewdogg42 (2 years ago)
Dear Videojug, I demand more videos of that lovable scamp Rickard Strongert and his golfing monkeyshines.
Agnes Bourne (2 years ago)
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Jade Davis (2 years ago)
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Agnes Bourne (2 years ago)
james eadie (2 years ago)
I hit a cracking drive some days ago which was just under 300 yards, I smiled and said the Video Jug Way
Los bandoleros (3 years ago)
Kenya Davis (2 years ago)
Blackbird 111 (3 years ago)
This guy is awesome. Funny when he throws the ball like a T- Rex lol. Good pointers!
SRT8Driver (3 years ago)
plant your feet firmly on the ground, step up and 'address the ball' helllllllllllllllllllllllllloooo ball! and hit it!! there you go
bicyclecrunch (3 years ago)
that caddy looks baked!
Crusty Loaf (3 years ago)
I'm 6 years old and this video helped me to hit great drives 100yards up the trimmed meadows thank you
Crusty Loaf (2 years ago)
+joshua harris u mirin joshua m9
joshua harris (2 years ago)
Shut up Johnny.
serpentscientist (3 years ago)
"as you walk tall and proud..."  haha!
Danjw91 (3 years ago)
Going to give this a try, seems good advice. I need to be more consistent, only play off 25 but some drives are straight and some left or right. I got told your left hand should be a tight squeeze and right like holding a bird but this is different so I'll try this.
James Tombs (3 years ago)
Your left hand is for holding onto the club, it has to be tight it it will fly out of your hand. And your right is literally for controlling the club. You move the club with your right into the direction you want it to go
Mit Jae (3 years ago)
Good tips - most mistakes are made before you even start your swing - Set up right !
Teresa Haskins (3 years ago)
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crosswire7777 (3 years ago)
Great tips! Getting a videojug tattoo on my chest now
Mike Ray (3 years ago)
i like the short arm throw
Will Raysby (4 years ago)
I tried this out yesterday and had 5 drives over 250 yards...one one hole it was a dog leg right 285 yards par four and I ran the ball up onto the green...relax and fire away...
Ryan Cohen (4 years ago)
Thanks mate, good advices
mike sleight (4 years ago)
How to hit a long drive. Step 1.wait till Dustin Johnson hits a drive,step 2. Run past security and all officials that stand between you, and that long drive, step 3. Repeatedly punch the ball until you feel you've successfully hit a long drive. Good luck!
Mango (4 years ago)
See now I'm confused. I was taught to push my left hip forward (so it's above the left foot) and always keep most of my weight on my left leg and swing back and follow through
Dave (4 years ago)
Do what I do, hit it hard watch it bounce off a tree and hope for the best :P
Adrian DePietro (1 year ago)
read what i wrote and there won't be any trees
lhavenothingtosay (4 years ago)
I really wished he'd not taken his eyes off the camera before he golf-carted his way off screen. 
Bruce Walker (4 years ago)
Lol what a joke
Stephen Reeds (4 years ago)
To hit the ball further.... hit it properly. That's where I've been going wrong.
Bipin Patel (4 years ago)
Teaches you basic
nikserkv (4 years ago)
Almost like comedy but serious enough to improve skills
Unity VR (4 years ago)
Everything is right except that his left arm are is too bent. His left arm should only be bent a bit. But I believe this video teaches clearly.
Unity VR (4 years ago)
+paulyrulo1 Nope, still bent. It is harder to see from that angle 
paulyrulo1 (4 years ago)
+kevin lu  Its only bent during the demo...watch the actual swing at the beginning of the video and you'll see his left arm is very straight.
IronMike212 (4 years ago)
This guys videos don't teach anything.. I mean seriously. The video itself is just unprofessional.
Tim Harrison (2 years ago)
quit being that guy it was an easy to follow and helpful video. I love golf but I hate the know it alls
IronMike212 (4 years ago)
+paulyrulo1 Watch a Butch Harmon, Hank Haney, or Greg Norman video....and then come back to me. 
paulyrulo1 (4 years ago)
+IronMike212 WTF?? he's giving some VERY GOOD advice like the tilt to the right and holding the club without tightening up the arms......I think its a very good to-the-point video.
Jinkai Gao (4 years ago)
Andrew Brown (4 years ago)
great teaching thanks so much
xsilentbulletsx (4 years ago)
this videos are so well instructed. natural teacher. before i start to do something, i like to learn the theory, then i do the practical, these videos are awesome. 
Jonathan Gubitz (4 years ago)
Cockney Boy68 (4 years ago)
Thank you, great help. Have struggled with Driver for years with a ballooning high flight. The spine tilt tip is excellent and important to hit ball on the up. Just come back from field where I hit 2 monsters. Flight was lovely penetrating rainbow flight. Tee peg stayed in the ground on on shot and went behind on the other, this is what should happen on a tee shot with Driver. Before mine shot forward as I would hit down on the ball. Not any longer. Video jug the way to great golf.
Winterstick549 (4 years ago)
I want to hit perfect! The Videojug way. 
Joël Jung (4 years ago)
SenniK (4 years ago)
Thank you so much, this really helped me out! 
MineCast (5 years ago)
No it didn't Mitch Ur a lier
Johnny Nonny (5 years ago)
He should put way more emphasis on keeping your arms loose and relaxed. Also your grip should be about 10% on the club. It creates a whipping sensation when you do it correctly. 
Jordan Raxter (1 year ago)
Johnny Nonny lol my brother just threw his driver up in a tree 2 days ago with his loose grip. Thought it was gonna get stuck for a second.
Mango (4 years ago)
Yes totally. I never really grip the club, just hold it enough so it doesn't fly out of my hands and knock out anyone behind me
Just did this for the past week went from slicing 200 yards to driving it straight 270-280 yards and getting a better chance at birdies. Thanks!
Mango (4 years ago)
lol no I'm a realist! Big difference.
Shamsuddin Kassim (4 years ago)
+Locom Ango lol
paulyrulo1 (4 years ago)
+Locom Ango SKEPTIC!!!
Mango (4 years ago)
Was that 270 before or after roll down a hill?
The Old Khanye (4 years ago)
I call bullshit
docchoi (5 years ago)
u only left out like a million other things like lag and weight transfer and not breaking your left arm on the backswing
Ant (5 years ago)
Great video! I just put this into practice at the range with fantastic results. Thank #gamechanger
Ashley Erasmus (5 years ago)
Awesome video! Been struggling of late and knew it was in my setup but could not fix it. Leaning slightly to the right allows me to make a huge turn and hit it 280m down the middle again ( phew relief ) !!! Tx mate really appreciate it.
ChrisG (5 years ago)
not too hard when facing a paddock like that for a fairway - slightly harder on the road hole. 3 wood is never a bad option.
moreme40 (4 years ago)
I don't find the 3 wood much easier. They're both hard for me
I love this video. Simple. Easy to understand. Great visual angles.
@steelpanther88 - there's a key with a green light on the left side of your keyboard. It says, "caps lock". Press that key.
SamsTaller (5 years ago)
welcome to the game of golf, man.
MattyBoyy81 (5 years ago)
that's what she said
jmaune1419 (5 years ago)
I need help with not slicing the ball, it happens to me every damn time.
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steelpanther88 (5 years ago)
rob foster (5 years ago)
great tips thanks
Dave Fisher (5 years ago)
when addressing the ball make sure it is not to far forward in realtion to your stance. better to tee it up in the middle of your stance if you are hooking.
joefish41 (5 years ago)
Three of us........:s
thelakersforlife (5 years ago)
I absolutely SUCK hitting a driver. Zero consistency at all
Brendan O'Keefe (5 years ago)
no...only for drives
BeauxMiner (5 years ago)
your videos a great!.. they have helped me a lot..they just click with me
carl winslow (5 years ago)
if u have trouble hitting up then the lean is good. in all. but if u get it up already the lean is gonna put u even more skyhigh.
carl winslow (5 years ago)
carl winslow (5 years ago)
my slave carries my nuts.
Dan Clark (5 years ago)
"lean the body to the right, behind the ball". Would this be true for all shots?
cameron long (5 years ago)
Really helpful! I'm 16, I can hit ball off the tee about 280 yards but always seem to pull it left. It's very irritating to see it happen. Great video thanks a lot!
Callum Dickson (5 years ago)
Great video, I'm 13 and I would say I hit drives quite far for my age (250 yards) but I always hit it to the right so this should help allot! Thankyou for this great video.
Farrell Waitkus (5 years ago)
Wow!!! I've been slicing for 2 years and I've never heard why I'm doing it put this simply... Great video!
Brandon Legnion (5 years ago)
Literally, the best video I have found about how to swing a driver. Explained very well, and gives you easy step by step ways to practice and implement the tips. Hitting subscribe in 3...2..1...
dezza718 (5 years ago)
very good video's everything is explained and demonstrated very well cheers!
Derek Comer (5 years ago)
Top video. Hope it works for me later lol
FetchMeASanwich (5 years ago)
Ryan Silver (5 years ago)
i likee that
Ryan Silver (5 years ago)
luv the caddy's walk
zzz573 (5 years ago)
Nothing like the feeling of hitting the ball far and straight and walking down the green as your slave carries your bag
1BigBen (5 years ago)
good tips, but I'm having hard time not thinking of how much he reminds me of Apu Nahasapeemapetilon
payned96 (5 years ago)
helps so much!! i got at least an extra 30 yards on my drive!
dylan morris (5 years ago)
what happens to me is one day ill drive good then suck at everything else then next day ill hit my irons good then ill suck at everything else lmao i cant be he only one that has this happen to lol
Matt Bedborough (5 years ago)
Lmao at the ending.. What a legend.
Brandon Willis (5 years ago)
You ever hear of a par 5? Or a par 3? You don't drive on a par 3. I don't at least. Anything under 250 yards, I pull my irons.
tigerbalm (5 years ago)
If you hit far, you don't get to hit with your irons. Less hits per round is no fun!
Luke (5 years ago)
That was a long step 2.

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