The key to hitting the ball farther isn't strength; it's the speed of your club as you make contact with the ball. The best way to get that, ironically, isn't to cock and fire but to take your time. "To have optimal club speed, concentrate on a slow backswing so that the transition to the downswing is smooth," says Johnson. "With a stable clubhead at the top, you'll have a clean transition, allowing you to be aggressive on the downswing and create optimal speed into impact."
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