Golf tip: Hitting the ball farther is as easy as 1-2-3

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Anyone who plays golf is looking to hit the ball farther. Equipment advancements have made that possible, but there are still swing improvements, tips, and drills that can help increase distance.

Bob Beach, the head professional at Braintree Municipal Golf Course, has a three-step process for greater distance: The first step to hitting it longer is to make your stance wider; the second step to more distance is to slow down your takeaway; and the third step is to hold the golf club a little bit lighter in your hands.

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