How To Hit a Fade

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The fade is the most reliable golf shot shape to use under pressure - Colin Montgomerie, Tiger Woods and numerous other top pros swear by it. They reckon if you set up to shape the golf ball left-to-right in the air you'll have a far greater chance of hitting the fairway than if you simply aim straight. The reason why is that with a fade you get much more backspin which makes the ball stop much quicker and land more softly than with a straight shot or draw.

To hit a fade shot all you have to do is change your body alignment at address. Nick Clemens shows you how.