Lag Drill

Thanks for previewing this video. Please upgrade your account to Pro to finish watching and get unlimited access over 1,000+ training videos. Click here to see all of the other perks you'll receive as a GolfLink Pro!
OK
Lag Drill
Category: Impact
Sub-Category: Arms, Hands, Swing Drills

Video Transcript

Video Golf Tip | Lag Drill

We have heard the word in golf quite a bit lag, well what does it mean? If you look at the dictionary lag means something is trailing behind, something is lagging behind. We want to have something lagging behind, so the clubhead is lagging behind the handles as you hit your golf ball. As you are swinging your club the clubhead is lagging behind the hands. That is the feeling that we want to try to accomplish. Here is a beautiful drill that can help you engrain that feel through the golf ball. I am in this tall grass for a reason. The reason is that as I am swinging through the grass the grass is going to grab the clubhead and force my hands to get forward. I am going to get the feeling of dragging the clubhead through and I am going to get a feeling for what impact is like when I hit my golf ball. So getting in the tall grass and making some swings I am really getting the feeling of the club lagging behind the hands. I am feeling my arms forward through impact. It is a wonderful drill to get the feeling of the handle leading the trailing clubhead and it is a terrific drill for juniors to get the feeling of the club shaft leaning forward. Do a few over here in the tall grass then go hit some golf balls, then come back to the tall grass and then go hit some more golf balls. If you get this then you will not be in this tall grass ever when you play golf.

About the Instructor
Laird Small
Laird Small
Pebble Beach Golf Academy
1700 17-Mile Drive
Pebble Beach, CA 93953
Tel: 831-622-8650

Laird Small is Director of The Pebble Beach Golf Academy and is listed as one of Golf Magazine's Top 100 Teachers and Golf Digest's #23 instructor in the world.


ACTIVITY FEED

A E.  Scored 110 at  Angeles National Sunland, California

Justin E.  Scored 84 at  Tanglewood, Championship Clemmons, North Carolina

Charlie D.  left a review and uploaded photos of Pine Valley

Ben F.  left a review and uploaded a photo of Bethpage State Park, Black

View Activity Feed

Video of the Day
Ball Position Watch Video>>

Nearby Tee Time HOT Deals!

Friday, Feb 23 to Wednesday, Feb 28

Ball Position for Juniors Ball position changes with each club; use the time you spread your legs under your shoulders during your set up routine to position the ball correctly
Vision Focus: Set Up A common fault in the set up is having your head down and chin too close to your chest, this drill will fix that and allow you to turn effectively and use your legs correctly in the swing
The Two Extremes of Release There are two parts to the release, one is the arms turning over and the other is the body turning, we need both of these to release correctly but most of us tend to over emphasize one of them

Find a Golf Course

Please enter some search criteria.
Popular Golf Courses
Top 100 Courses Book Tee Times