By understanding the ball flight laws, we can better assess why our end result is the way it is. The knowledge in this article can also help you in identifying what you need to change to improve your golf shots.
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Many amateur golfers believe that a hook is any shot that curves sharply to the left (for the right-handed golfer), but that is not really the case.
One of the most common faults is “Over the Top.” It creates an out-to-in swing path, causing that hated slice, which so many players suffer from. Perhaps you are a slicer. If so, you probably know that you are coming over the top...
Did you know you can swing left and still hit a draw? This article will explain exactly why that is the case, and give you a deeper understanding of the swing arc.
Following that series will give you the corrections you need to hit consistently straight shots with every club in the bag. There’s one last recommendation I’d like to offer…
Proper hand and forearm rotation, timed correctly, prevents the club face from being ‘open’ at impact (see the image to the right). It’s this open club face that imparts clockwise spin on the ball causing it to curve to the right.
Contrary to what many club golfers believe, a slice is not just any ball flight that swerves severely to the right (for the right-handed player)… If your slice shots start right of your target and then curve further right, we call that a push-slice
As golfers, we’ve all heard the importance of a proper grip. But if you slice the ball on a regular basis, I’d be willing to bet there’s a good chance your grip is letting you down.
This mini-series of lessons is designed to fix your golf slice once and for all. If you implement what you read in these articles at the practice range, you’ll quickly begin to hit the ball straighter, longer and much more consistently.
There is nothing more likely to spoil your enjoyment of the golf game than a persistant slice. Luckily there is a range of drills to help you get back to hitting the golf ball straight and true. We selected 3 best exercises to enhance your training.