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Video: Stay behind the ball, improve driving accuracy

Larry Nelson driving accuracy
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FT. WORTH, TX - MAY 28: Bryce Molder waves to thye gallery after a birdie on the 17th hole during the second round of the 2010 Crowne Plaza Invitational at the Colonial Country Club on May 28, 2010 in Ft. Worth, Texas (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)  - 

The best players in the world are in Arizona this week competing in match play at the Accenture Match Play Championship.

One thing you can do in a match-play format that will help you succeed is to drive your ball accurately, because if you continue to find the fairway one hole after the next it puts tremendous pressure on your opponent.

In this video segment, three-time major winner Larry Nelson has a great tip to help you improve your accuracy off the tee, and it’s all about staying behind the ball with your upper body and head on the downswing.

Work on this feeling the next time you practice, let your lower body lead the way in terms of “getting left” and you’ll start splitting the fairway more often, which is a good thing on the golf course in any format.

For more Golf Channel tips to help you improve your driving, click here.