Shanks have a variety of causes, but nearly all of them are swing path related. Whether you shank the ball by coming over the top, or letting the club drift away from you at impact – your swing path is ultimately the source of your problems. In this drill, we focus on a… Read More »
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Learning the proper sequencing of the backswing takes time and plenty of practice. Many players, in attempts to combat a slice, revert to a swing that use very little body, and lots of arms. These types of swings are characterized by a complete lack of weight shift, poor contact, and a suffer dramatic… Read More »
Your swing path is one of the major contributors to the starting direction of your golf shot. Getting your swing to the point where your swing path is consistent is one of the best ways to take your game to the next level. This consistency helps eliminate pull and pushes from your swing,… Read More »
Accuracy is a characteristic we all are looking to have in our games, especially with the shorter irons. Apart from some fundamental keys, like solid balance, there is one particular swing trait all accurate golfers seem to have adopted. On their downswing they get their shaft in line with their lead arm.
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It’s always been a major battle, distance vs. control… the players that have some degree of both dominate the tour. In most cases however, the long ball hitters lack the control and consistency of the shorter hitters. Lately we have been seeing a different trend, which allows for players to hit the ball… Read More »
The best players in the game employ an out to in swing path for their bunker shots. Much like Furyk’s “loopy” swing (but less dramatic) good bunker players swing out to in to attack the pall from an ideal angle. A normal swing path tends to produce an angle of attack that is too steep,… Read More »
I hate the yips. It seems that every two years or so, after missing a couple of short putts – my mind goes into “don’t miss it” mode, and I’m faced with another couple weeks of awful, yip-filled rounds of golf. Now I guess I really shouldn’t complain, I’ve heard the horror stories of… Read More »
This particular drill can be used for two completely different purposes, and trust me, it is very effective for both.
For those of you who suffer from the yips, it doesn’t seem to matter what “cure” you try, because nothing works. What you have to realize is that the yips is a mental issue, not a swing fault. Your brain is telling your wrists to twitch before impact, because your brain is not… Read More »
The snipes, snap, duck hook – whatever you want to call it, it’s a frustrating and damaging shot that usually plagues better players. Snaps can creep up with nearly any club in your bag, but is most common with longer clubs like your driver to 5-iron. The shot, for right-handers, starts low and… Read More »