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  • Writer's pictureAnita Par

Want backspin? Follow these steps

Here are a few tips for getting backspin on your golf ball:

  1. Use a wedge: Wedges have more loft than other clubs, which helps generate backspin on the ball. Experiment with different wedges to find one that works best for you.

  2. Play the ball back in your stance: For most shots, it's best to play the ball slightly back in your stance, towards your back foot. This will help you make more contact with the ball and create a downward strike, which is necessary for generating backspin.

  3. Use a firm grip: A firm grip on the club will help you control the clubface and create a more efficient strike on the ball.

  4. Make clean contact: It's important to make clean contact with the ball, hitting it in the center or slightly on the upswing. Hitting the ball too low on the clubface will reduce backspin.

  5. Use a soft ball: Soft golf balls tend to generate more backspin than harder balls. If you're trying to get backspin on your shots, consider using a soft ball.

Remember that backspin is affected by many factors, including the club you're using, the ball you're playing, and your swing. It may take some practice to get the backspin you want, but with some experimentation and persistence, you should be able to improve your backspin.


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