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This simple trick could stop you from topping the ball once and for all

Ever wonder why you're topping the ball and getting unsolicited advice? Here’s a pro tip that’s gonna change your swing forever as well as a quick preview for this weeks U.S Open.

Spoiler: It’s not about keeping your head down!

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Say Goodbye to Topping the Golf Ball

Ever find yourself topping the ball? You’re not alone. This pesky problem is usually because your left arm breaks down through impact. You might think you need to help the ball into the air by swinging hard with your arms. Wrong move! That’s how you end up with that frustrating top shot.

And let's be honest, we've all heard it a million times from the peanut gallery: "Keep your head down!"

Forget that. Here’s a better tip: keep your eye on the golf ball.

1. Tee It Up

Put the ball on a tee. This helps stop the urge to scoop the ball into the air. Trust me, it makes a difference.

2. Focus on Your Finish

Finish with your arms extended in an "L" position.

Generate power from the ground up.

Keep your left side strong so it doesn’t break down.

3. Weight Transfer

As you finish your swing, get on top of your front foot.

Your belt buckle should be facing the target.

All your weight should be off your back foot.

4. Practice Consistently

By practicing with the ball on a tee, you can focus more on your swing mechanics. Don’t worry about making perfect contact just yet.

Get consistent with this drill to build new muscle memory. Once you’re comfortable, move back to hitting off the grass.

This simple adjustment can make a world of difference in your game.

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How To Watch The 2024 U.S. Open

Round 1 USA Telecast 6:30 a.m.-5 p.m. (USA)
Round 1: 5-8 p.m. (Peacock)
Round 1: 7 a.m.-7 p.m. (USOpen.com, USGA app)

Round 2: 6:30 a.m.-1 p.m. and 7-8 p.m. (Peacock)
Round 2 NBC Telecast: 1-7 p.m. (NBC)
Round 2: 7 a.m.-7 p.m. (USOpen.com, USGA app)

Round 3 USA Telecast: 10 a.m.-12 p.m. (USA)
Round 3 NBC Telecast: 12-8 p.m. (NBC)
Round 3: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. (USOpen.com, USGA app)

Round 4 USA Telecast: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. (USA)
Round 4 NBC Telecast: 12-7 p.m. (NBC)
Round 4: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. (USOpen.com, USGA app)

The Favorites For The 2024 U.S. Open

Scottie Scheffler (+300), Xander Schauffele (+1000), Rory McIlroy (+1100), Collin Morikawa (+1600), Ludvig Aberg/Bryson DeChambeau/Viktor Hovland (+2000), Brooks Koepka (+2200)

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