Do you change tee height to influence path?

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So I dug up an old article about tee height and how it could influence path of the swing and direction the ball flies..


Do you change the tee height to create a draw or fade? Haven't thought about teeing it up lower to create a fade before!
 

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I change tee height to change the height of the ball flight more than left or right.
If I want to hit a stinger into the wind, I tee it lower and move the ball back a little from the normal position.
If I want to hit a towering shot with the wind, then I tee it a little higher and move it a little forward.
 

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I had the opposite outcome with teeing the ball a touch lower. If I used the half ball above the head method I would slice the everliving dog turd out of it. Teeing it down a bit seemed to fix that some. I’ve only had one round of 9 with the B21 driver and a normal tee hight was used.
 

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I use evolve tees and tee it up the same height every time for consistency. I prefer the 2 3/4 length over the 3-1/4 length as well
 

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I will tee it a bit higher if the wind is at my back.
 

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I use evolve tees and tee it up the same height every time for consistency. I prefer the 2 3/4 length over the 3-1/4 length as well
i tee it to the "H" in Hackers...
 

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I tee the ball up the same height everytime. Driver gets the longest tees, and I use shorter tee heights for my other clubs.

I try to keep everything in my swing the same as much as possible.

I will switch back, and forth between wooden tees, and those brush tees. The brush tees last almost forever.
 

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I use the "4 Yards More" tees, so my ball is teed at the same height all the time. I have enough trouble making consistent contact without introducing variables into the picture! :LOL:
 

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Nope.
 

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I don't change the tee height. I've found what works for me
 

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I use a tee with a bevel on it to get the exact height every time. I am not nearly consistent enough to try to do stuff outside of my stock shot with a driver in hand. In fact many here would be amazed at the diversity of ballflights I can put on the ball setting up exactly the same every time.
 

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The tees I use have lines on them and I try to set the same height for all of my drives.

For non driver shots I go just barely off the ground.

As @DataDude said above my swing produces a variety of shots on its own.
 

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Yes. oh, I guess you want to know how... If I want a high(er) draw or fade, I will up the tee a notch, and move ball a touch forward. Lower draw or fade I'll knock it down a touch, and move ball back a touch.
Swing path gets adjusted for each one.
 

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I do change tee height to influence path and flight.
 

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I'm always half a ball above the face of my driver, no variation.
 

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Yup. I tee higher into wind generally (I’m talking an 1/8” probably) unless I’m just trying to hit a punch cut around a dogleg right into position.

I want to hit up into it and hit a draw into wind most of the time.
 

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I've never considered tee height to influence swing path. For shot shaping it is common for the best players to tee the ball lower when wanting to fade a driver shot.
Also, on the subject of tee height, at par 3 tee boxes it is common for amateurs to tee the ball way, way too high for their iron or hybrid. This promotes mishit shots for sure.
 

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Same height for me.
 

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Nope, I've never had success messing with my driver setup in any way, even to combat wind, just stick with what works and if I lose yards so be it.
 

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I use these. Blue for driver. Red for Par 3s or my 3 Wood ect off the tee. Blue is right at 2.6 inches. Makes it very consistent.
Driver-Teeing it up over the stop promotes more of a fade for me. But not much. Or as some have said a high ball with a helping wind. Maybe if I’m trying to cut a dogleg or something.
Other clubs- On Par 3s I use tee height to control distance. Tee it up to take some distance off if I am in between clubs ect.
So for me it’s more about ball carry height and distance than shaping.
 

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