2-Ball Shank Drill

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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 shank that is caused by …

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Shank It, To Fix It.

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The dreaded shank – hosel rocket, el hosel, shankapotamus, socketing, shanks for the memories. Many consider it the worst shot in golf. Arguably, most golfers admit that it is not technically a “golf shot” because it’s an unintentional action not a purposeful shot.
Answers.com defines the shank as:
“Hitting the golf ball with the heel of the club, causing the ball to veer …

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3 Cause and Fixes for The Shank

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The shanks are not a laughing matter (except for your playing buddies, when you choke, and shank one from the fairway of 18). For many of us, “getting the shanks” is a plague to our morale, and handicaps. For others, a shanked shot, is a “whoops” and the game goes on. Regardless of what group you’re in, …

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How to Cure Your Shank

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We all hate hitting a shank. The root cause of it is a weight-shift issue. I’m not talking about the normal weight shift as you swing into the ball, but a weight shift towards the ball. The problems source lies in the feet… and the movement is so miniscule, it’s hard to believe it can be such a …

Stop Shanking Checklist

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Hey everyone, thanks for stopping by – we’ve got a quick little post today. The shank plagues many of us; quite often it creeps into our swing when we are in high-pressure situations. This is when fundamentals are key. Ensuring you’re the proper distance from the ball and your weight is properly balanced is key to …

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Anti-Shank Drill

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Anti-Shank Drill
I’ve been getting a lot of mail lately about any good cures for a shank. I hate even typing the word, but this post is to all those readers! The shank is like a virus in the fact that once you catch it, you can’t seem to get rid of it. It’s by far the most frustrating and …