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Golf Tip: How to Set Up a Hitting Station

August 14, 2012

Golf Hitting Stations

When you start to play golf, you want to start with the right fundamentals. Having the right golf stance and the right posture for golf are essential parts of hitting a great golf shot.

Once you know how to set up your golf shot – you want to practice. Practicing your golf swing and tee shot involves more than just going to the driving range and hitting golf balls. You want to set up a hitting station to practice correctly and make sure you know how to aim your shot every time.

In this golf tip, Minnesota PGA Professional Greg Schulze shows you how to set up a hitting station when you go to the range so you can learn to properly aim your shot and be as accurate as possible off the tee when you play golf.

What do you need to set up a hitting station? First start with four clubs. Place the first club lined up toward your target. Place your second club parallel to the first club – this is called the stance line. Stand behind the second line and place your third club perpendicular to the other clubs and between your feet. Place your golf ball at the top of that club and you’re ready to aim your shot. The clubs keep your feet and body in the correct alignment for your golf shot.

The Minnesota Section PGA consists of PGA Professionals who are experts in the game and business of golf. Our mission is to promote the enjoyment and involvement of the game of golf and to contribute to its growth by providing services to golf professionals, the golf industry, people who play golf or would like to start playing golf. PGA Section Offices oversee the 41 geographic regions throughout the United States and provide the grass-roots network for the nation’s 25 million amateur golfers and with the PGA’s 27,000 members.

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