A majority of 3-wood shots are a result of a poor previous shot. Most players are usually trying to hit the ball too hard. This in turn makes you tense up your arms and buckle your arms. The result is the top.
- The cure for this is to relax and let your arms stretch out.
- Allow the club to get into the gap between the ball and the ground
- By not trying to hit the ball so hard, this will let your arms stretch out and make better contact with the ball
Golf instructor Paul Wilson explains how to hit a solid 3-wood in the video below: