By Jaacob Bowden

If you haven’t yet had a chance to look through the “Swing Speed Training” section of the member website, please do so now. I want you to have a basic familiarity with what we’re going to be doing over the next few weeks and months.

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Now that you’ve had a chance to look around, I want to point out a few things that will help give you the best possible chance to get great results. It’s important to me for you to get off to a great start between now and the next issue.

First of all, let me give you an idea of where you stand right now. Here’s a chart of the distances (in yards) that you might expect to carry the ball using modern golf clubs and making a good strike. The numbers are algebraically back calculated based on the average carry distances for PGA Tour players measured via Trackman and ShotLink data.

I’ve taken the chart down to 60 and 70 mph because those are the driver speeds of many of my juniors, women and seniors. I am also…

Read the rest of what Jaacob has to say about Where Are You and Where Do You Want to Go in the March 2014 Monthly Handicap Improver here: