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Lexus Tips from the Tee: How to properly strike the ball

Golf pro Jimmy Hanlin delivers tips to improve your game on the course. In this installment, Hanlin talks about how proper mechanics affect striking the ball.

How can one get the proper amount of loft on a golf shot? Well, by properly striking the ball, of course.

PGA Golf Pro Jimmy Hanlin shows us a few pointers with WKYC’s Nick Camino in our latest installment Lexus Tips from the Tee.

Hanlin has Camino go through a towel drill, where he places a golf towel slightly behind the ball to show the proper strike zone for the ball.

Tip 1: How to avoid a slice

Tip 2: How to use lower body mechanics to better strike the ball

Tip 3: How to drive the ball further off the tee

Tip 4: How to better utilize the hybrid club

Tip 5: How to master the backswing

Tip 6: How to hit a flop shot

Tip 7: How to effectively transition from backswing

Tip 8: How to improve swing mechanics