The chicken wing or flying elbow as it is more commonly known plagues many amateur golfers. Interestingly, you will also discover the same ‘fault’ in the swings of some professionals as well.
Slicing has only one cause… an open clubface at impact. That being said, there is a multitude of reasons for causing your clubface to be open, anything from your equipment to your follow-through. Most swing faults, including slicing result from poor fundamentals. The following tips are three ways to turn that slice into a solid draw.
How is your swing’s timing? Is your ball flight erratic, and your ball contact inconsistent? I reckon your swing’s timing could use some work.
The flying elbow as it is so eloquently called, is one of the most common cause for a slice among beginners. Not too sure what a flying elbow is?
The most common type of slice out there is a pull slice. It’s an open clubface coupled with an out to in (over-the-top) swing path. If your banana ball is embarrassingly huge; starting to the left of the fairway and ending up in the right rough, take this drill to the range soon rather than later.
The ‘reverse c’ follow-through is a common sight for many amateurs. While this follow-through was very common among professional swings in the 70’s, for most amateurs, it’s a sure sign of a reverse weight-transfer and usually results in weak slice.
The ‘reverse c’ is diagnosed with a follow-through position, where the weight remains on the back foot and the hips are …
A full shoulder turn is an important aspect in maximizing distance with all your clubs. Unfortunately, flexibility is needed to make a full shoulder turn, and that is a common thing for most players to lack.
Slicing is by far the most common ball flight us instructors see. Over 90% of the golfing population suffer from it, so you’re not alone out there guys.
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