So, it is also important to make iron swing good enough to hit a good shot. The clubface does not face the ball at all times during the backswing. At the waist-high position in the backswing, the toe of the club should point upward with the leading edge-perpendicular to the ground. The clubface is closed if it is turned more to face the ground and ball. As noted above, avoid gripping too strongly and aiming with a closed clubface to the target.
Taking too big a backswing in relationship to the distance you hope the ball will travel makes you decelerate in the forward swing. Decelerating the club in the forward swing can cause fat or thing shots. Practice following through farther than the distance you take the club back. Reprogramming your brain input eliminates past bad habits.
If you swing the clubhead too much inside from the target line, the clubhead will return to the ball too shallow, making it difficult to get the clubhead underneath the ball. A steeper angle of approach by the clubhead is necessary to get the ball lofted. The club swinging down makes the ball go up. Just let the club do the work.
With any golf shot, the direction in which the butt of the club points during the backswing indicates the club's returning path to the ball. With a less-than-full-swing wedge shot-that is, one using a one-quarter to three-quarter size backswing-the butt should point somewhere between the target line and your toe line in the backswing.
Then, you can begin with three different size swings, with each size determined by the distance your hands travel in the backswing. Take the club back to knee or thigh-high for a quarter swing; waist-high for a three-quarter swing. Through practice, you'll learn what size backswing to take for various distances.
Finally, keep in mind that you should never berate yourself over a poor shot. Instead, you can just allow the ball's direction, trajectory, and distance to tell you what went wrong so you can make the necessary corrections for the next shot.So, next time you hit with the irons, remember to make the most adantage of the wedges which were included in the set.