Ha! At some of the courses I play that IS a worry. Thanks for the comments, I guess that's something I should consider doing on the course if it's a bad day rather than just being stubborn and having a crap round.
So if I don't think about my swing I push fade it. Instructor measured my swing path was 15deg in to out. So he has me trying straighten that out but when I concentrate on that I hook it, starts at target then moves left. I'd rather fix the cause that work round it. What confuses me is that the vid shows me on plane on the way back and down, but after impact my hands keep pushing right a bit which could be the cause? I kept trying to swing left but couldn't, frustrating!
I can't stop hooking!
I had a lesson with a TGM masters qualified instructor a couple of months ago who made some changes. Now rather than a push draw, I just can't stop drawing/hooking. The ball starts at target. Got another lesson coming up with him but would appreciate any thoughts.
The range is astro-turf so all shots roll out, in reality those shots for me tend to stick or roll back about 1 foot. I played a round yesterday and i measured some shots, results below. These are the distances I'm more used to, I think the ProTracer thing at my range is totally F'd. 5i - 1858i - 142Sw F - 103 So annoying, why can't they get these things right, whats the point in having a system with multiple pro endorsements and have it be wildly inaccurate.
My local driving range has this system 'Protracer' which shows the flight of the ball and the carry distance. I've been taking down numbers for a while to get yardage averages, check it out...
9 - 166
Pw F -155
Pw 9 -130
Pw 7.30 - 96
Sw F - 129
Sw 9 - 110
Sw 7.30 - 80
Lw F - 110
Lw 9 - 94
Lw 7.30 - 66
For wedges I take distances for full swing as well as 9 o'clock and 7.30 swings per pelzes...
Thought you'd all find this link interesting, I don't seem to follow it though as I'm a 22hcp and my drives carry between 240-260yds depending on the day... Just not always in the direction I intended 😊.
Distance vs handicap doesn't always go as you'd expect. The below distances were the same when I was playing off 28, I'm now a 22hcp'r
D 250 - 275
4h - 210
5h - 195
5i - 175
6i - 160
7i - 150
8i - 140
Pw - 120
Sw - 110
60Lw - never hit it full but judging by previous posts by people that hit similar distances ... 70
'Golfshot GPS' app best £20 I spent on golf. Great picture quality, no subscription and I can track my scores. I'm wondering though about getting a range finder, would be useful for the range as well as course, plus I think some of the give elevation??
This is a big problem for me, last weekend I did almost the same thing, 43 on the front and 50 on the back. I have breakfast before playling, cereal bars or bananas on the course as well as the aforementioned two bottles of Gatorade.
For me it feels like on the front nine I didn't have to think so hard, maybe one swing thought (loosen grip to help release) and I play very sensibly and strategically. The back 9 it feels like I've just learnt a new swing, it's...
Played twice this weekend with extremely varied results. Day one i shot 93, 43 out and 50 in. Again i was driving with my hybrid and on the front 9 hitting it solidly, my chipping was on so the puts weren't so hard. The back 9 I kinda lost it, duffed a few shots, and started pushing a lot. Overall i was very happy with myself, holes 1, 13 and 18 were anomalies (duffed a chip three times, 4 putted and had a ball go OB).
Today... different story. Pushed a lot...