Golf Drills: Release Alternation Drill

Last Updated: Nov 06, 2023

Golf Drills: Release Alternation Drill

This drill will help you learn how to release the club properly.

Written By: Zach Gollwitzer

Posted in: Golf Swing Drills

Who is this drill best for?

This drill will be best for:

  • Golfers who want to practice different ball flight trajectories
  • Golfers who struggle releasing the golf club

Required Materials and Equipment

For this drill, you will need:

  • A wedge or weighted club

Drill Overview

The release alternation drill helps a golfer feel the difference between a "power" and "finesse" release in the golf swing.

Drill Instructions

  1. Grab a wedge
  2. Hit chip shots alternating between the power and finesse release, noting how the ball flight changes