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Tip of the Week: Widen your arc to create power

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KIAWAH ISLAND, SC - AUGUST 08: Louis Oosthuizen of South Africa looks on during a practice round of the 94th PGA Championship at the Ocean Course on August 8, 2012 in Kiawah Island, South Carolina. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)  - 

If you watch the longest players on any of the professional tours, you’ll likely see two things; fast hips and a wide swing arc.

When it comes to the latter, creating width in the backswing can be especially challenging for the average player, many of whom will tend to get narrow at the top of their swing.



In this video segment, Michael Breed, host of The Golf Fix, is going to give you a great drill that you can use to widen your swing arc.

Work on this drill at home or when you practice, because if you can add and maintain more width in your backswing, you’ll start to hit it longer and shoot lower scores.

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