How your driver’s tee height is affecting your ball flight

There are all sorts of factors with your clubs that can affect your ball flight. Enter GOLF Top 100 Teacher Kevin Sprecher, who runs though a few of the basics for how a number of different factors can affect your ball flight.

A driver that’s too heavy, for instance, can potentially cause you to leave the face open or get stuck from the inside, because you’ll struggle to get the club back around your body, Sprecher says.

If your driver is too light, it could cause overactive hands in your golf swing.

And then there’s something as simple as tee height. The higher you peg it, the easier it is to hit up on the golf ball for a draw. Tee it lower, and you’ll likely steepen your angle of slightly and do the opposite.

Watch the full video above for full details.

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Luke Kerr-Dineen

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Luke Kerr-Dineen is the Director of Game Improvement Content at GOLF Magazine and GOLF.com. In his role he oversees all the brand’s service journalism spanning instruction, equipment, health and fitness, across all of GOLF’s multimedia platforms.

An alumni of the International Junior Golf Academy and the University of South Carolina–Beaufort golf team, where he helped them to No. 1 in the national NAIA rankings, Luke moved to New York in 2012 to pursue his Masters degree in Journalism from Columbia University and in 2017 was named News Media Alliance’s “Rising Star.” His work has also appeared in USA Today, Golf Digest, Newsweek and The Daily Beast.