By saevel25 , Wednesday at Even if it only happens once in a while, skying the driver is never a good experience. The thing is that the higher you tee it, the more likely you are to hit it on the way up and the lower you ball flight will be. Flatter swing will probably solve this. This will be high enough to strike the ball cleanly, however not too high to get under the golf ball too much.

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I admire how they can go back and come back down on same nice flat plane with their drivers. Posted May 5, There are other potential causes for skying your driver, but the three listed above will apply to almost every golfer who has ksep problem.

When to grip down on your club. Your body naturally responds to slying movements within your golf swing to deliver the club to the ball at precisely the right moment. It seems pretty backwards but I have struggled with hitting it too high and tried other drivers with less loft but I found that it was more of the strike and the strikee than the equipment.

Try more around your body instead of lifting your arms and coming down. It usually results in me coming a little over the top and steep to the ball. Indeed, it is more than likely that sky shots produced from the teeing ground came as a result of a ball that was sitting too high on a tee.

As you adjust the length of your backswing, those timing mechanisms are going to be affected. Indeed, those conditions allow for the leep to travel underneath the ball and produce sky shots. In fact, if you do try to move to the right, your friend should be able to tell you of the mistake as they will feel the pressure against the club as they hold it in place. I keep the club going straight back as long as possible and basically loop back to a flatter plane at the top.


With a physical reminder that you shouldn’t be sliding away from the target, you will be more likely to turn in place without any lateral motion.

Golf Driving – How To Stop Skying The Driver

This will cause the golf ball to hit the top of the golf club rather than the middle of the club face in the sweet spot. The info is there for others nevertheless. After a few seconds, the ball falls to the turf in front of you.

Instead of producing a fat shot, the clubhead will proceed to travel underneath the ball and will catch it on the top line or the crown sskying the club. They don’t need to push it against your knee, but there should be enough pressure so that you can feel the presence of the club.

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Why Do I Keep Skying The Golf Ball? – Golf Lessons Surrey

Fall colors pre peak. Even if you aren’t a great golfer, you still have plenty of timing mechanisms already built into your swing. Watch your right knee carefully to make sure that any movement during the backswing is simply a straightening up of the leg, and not a lateral slide to the right.

This is another common amateur mistake, so you are certainly not alone if your lower body isn’t quite doing the job as you move through the ball. To a lesser extent, the ball played will make a difference as well. Even if you don’t realize it currently, the timing of your swing is something that you have gotten used to over the years.


BrandonG2 35 years old. The following scenarios can explain why a sky shot occurred and s,ying help you pinpoint the specific cause.

Golf Driving – How To Stop Skying The Driver

Only after you check with your playing partners do you learn that it went straight up in the air. Prev 1 2 Next Page 1 of 2.

How tee height impacts your golf shots. The three possible causes above should cover the issue for most golfers, so take a look at your swing and your game to see if any of these points apply.

Why Do I Keep Skying The Golf Ball?

When you get to the top of your swing, use your lower body to start rotating aggressively to the left. Don’t forget to consider the loft of the driver, the flex of the shaft, and the ball.

If I am not breaking tees I am hitting it a nice trajectory. Posted June 9, Obviously, you don’t want to pull your right foot of the ground in your regular swing — the drill is simply exaggerated to help you feel the right motion.