Mitch Grassing Long Drive Q&A | Swing Man Golf

Age:                22

Height:           6’3″

Weight:          265

Driver Specs:

3* Callaway with 4x Paderson shaft

Sponsors:

Callaway, Tornado Tee, Paderson Shafts, One Stop Power Shop Special

Accomplishments:

  • 2017 – Three 2nd place finishes on the WLD Tour
  • 2016 – ILDC Canadian National Champion

What is your longest drive in competition?

468 yards

What were the conditions of the drive?

High elevation slightly down wind

What are the fastest swing speeds you’ve recorded on a Swing Speed Radar and/or Trackman?

159mph on Trackman 170 on Swing Speed Radar

What lead you to choose your particular equipment specifications?

It’s the equipment that me and my coach Bobby Peterson found worked best for me and my swing

Do you favor a particular shot shape to hit it long?

High draw

Do you use any training aids to work on your speed and power?

My coach Bobby Peterson developed a system called the EMP6 which is a great tool to help improve in long drive

Do you do any other types of training to drive it further?

Lots of weight lifting and strength training in the gym

Is there any particular bit of advice you would give the regular amateur for him or her to hit the ball longer?

Hit the ball on the upswing and feel as though you’re swinging out to the right to try and hit the high draw…

Read the rest of what Mitch has to say about the Long Drive in the September 2018 Monthly Handicap Improver here:
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