That's okay, that's still more than sixteen yards. You should definitely practice even closer in than that as well.
... and don't forget, you will improve with time and practice. Just take it slow and careful, accuracy and speed will come with time.
“If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude better than the animating contest of freedom, go home from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains set lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that ye were our countrymen.” ― Samuel Adams