Before I turned pro I had many years battling a hook with my driver and irons. I know that sinking feeling as you feel the ball leaving your club face and watch it sailing far off into the trees – it’s painful. Now, as a golf coach, I can hopefully save you a few hours, weeks or months on the practice ground with this guide on how to fix your hook.
In this article we’ll cover the essentials of golf pitching, and give you a plan to build this area of your game. We’ll start off with golf pitching technique and concepts, move onto some pitching tips and finish up with some great pitching drills and practice games.
Learning how to draw a golf ball, and being able to stop a destructive slice is a dream for many golfers. For most, it can seem like an impossible challenge but it really doesn’t have to be. It is actually quite simple and logical, as long as you know what you’re trying to do and why.
This post will tell you how to go about changing your slice/fade into a draw. It builds on a previous post – How to be your own golf coach, and applies the principles covered. So please refer to the above post first or link back for a refresher.
I’ll go through a practical example of the most common reasons people struggle to hit a draw. Then cover other key issues if the main ones don’t apply to you.
If you would like to see the best Drivers to reduce a slice, then check out this article
Ali’s quest to draw a golf ball
Miss-hitting iron shots is not fun. You’ve done all of the hard work of getting in range of the green, then you entirely fluff your iron shot. What makes it more frustrating is that two perfectly hit iron shots can be followed by a complete duff, or a thinned rocket that can cleanly remove someones knee caps.
If this sounds like you don’t worry, you are not alone. Learning how to hit your irons is a big goal for many golfers playing the game. I’ve given many lessons on this area, and in my 12 years of coaching here are my biggest tips to super-charge your progress.
Tour players seem to have a mystical ability to strike their shots like missiles. The sound from impact and the flight are the envy of many club players. So how do they do it? There is no such thing as voodoo magic, so here we will break down the mechanics of how to strike golf shots like a tour player, and look at some drills to help you master the mechanics.
If you’re looking for the basics of how to strike your irons well, you may wish to check out this post first. However, for the rest of you, let’s dive in.
Why have you clicked on this link? My guess is that you want to improve your golf. You’re putting in time and effort, but you’re not improving as much as you would like. If you are or aren’t having golf lessons, you should still become your own golf coach.
I’m not suggesting you don’t have golf lessons. I’m curious who is coaching you the 98% of the time that your golf coach isn’t present?