TheSandTrap.com - Instruction and Playing Tips - Recent Changeshttp://thesandtrap.com/livefeed.rssTrack the most recent changes to the thesandtrap.com community with this feedenHuddler 0.1Mon, 15 Sep 2014 01:59:10 +0000Coach in St Louis?http://thesandtrap.com/t/77163/coach-in-st-louis "Does this person exist?    I'm looking for a comprehensive, game improvement..."threadSun, 14 Sep 2014 04:50:43 +0000BubbaGSun, 14 Sep 2014 04:50:43 +0000#1793231How to keep tripod from tipping over w/o bringing extra stuffhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/77153/how-to-keep-tripod-from-tipping-over-w-o-bringing-extra-stuff "Well, Velcro strap to keep the tripod from blowing over. My camera already took one hit..."threadSat, 13 Sep 2014 12:40:42 +0000nevets88Sat, 13 Sep 2014 12:40:42 +0000#17927773 wood versus driverhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/77145/3-wood-versus-driver "Not sure if this is appropriate, but I am sure the moderator will keep an eye open. I..."threadFri, 12 Sep 2014 20:28:54 +0000taxgolfFri, 12 Sep 2014 20:28:54 +0000#1792438iOS App - Putt Dynamics - Anyone use this?http://thesandtrap.com/t/77136/ios-app-putt-dynamics-anyone-use-this "It's on sale for $1. Interested in hearing about any experiences with it. Looks like..."threadFri, 12 Sep 2014 14:56:51 +0000nevets88Fri, 12 Sep 2014 14:56:51 +0000#1792206Advice from a low handicapper please! http://thesandtrap.com/t/77119/advice-from-a-low-handicapper-please "I'd be grateful for advice here. I've been trying to figure out why I suddenly can't..."threadThu, 11 Sep 2014 16:57:04 +0000Mitch360Thu, 11 Sep 2014 16:57:04 +0000#1791418Is casting a problem that is fixable?http://thesandtrap.com/t/77092/is-casting-a-problem-that-is-fixable "I see posts here and have read that casting from the top is an important thing to fix...."threadWed, 10 Sep 2014 04:20:33 +0000hrpschrdWed, 10 Sep 2014 04:20:33 +0000#1790364Practice Stroke During Your Putting Pre-Shot Routinehttp://thesandtrap.com/t/77085/practice-stroke-during-your-putting-pre-shot-routine "Do you take a practice stroke?  Explain your reasoning either way. "threadTue, 09 Sep 2014 23:45:58 +0000boogieliciousTue, 09 Sep 2014 23:45:58 +0000#1790223wrist set and laghttp://thesandtrap.com/t/77082/wrist-set-and-lag "I recently started holding my wrist set as long as I can with my irons and it has..."threadTue, 09 Sep 2014 19:50:26 +0000CallawayJTue, 09 Sep 2014 19:50:26 +0000#1790028Help Me Slow Downhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/77081/help-me-slow-down "Lately I just can't seem to get any tempo in my swing and find myself swinging really..."threadTue, 09 Sep 2014 19:41:51 +0000Bogeyman65Tue, 09 Sep 2014 19:41:51 +0000#1790021Effects of a weak grip http://thesandtrap.com/t/77077/effects-of-a-weak-grip "I have been trying for years to find a consistent driver swing that I can count on. My..."threadTue, 09 Sep 2014 13:23:37 +0000hookmasterTue, 09 Sep 2014 13:23:37 +0000#1789607My sons first lessonhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/77071/my-sons-first-lesson "my club offered a free junior lesson to anyone who turned up, so I took him down and we..."threadTue, 09 Sep 2014 02:37:33 +0000HardballsTue, 09 Sep 2014 02:37:33 +0000#1789449Picking my irons clean - i need divots !http://thesandtrap.com/t/77048/picking-my-irons-clean-i-need-divots "So I am about a 12 hdcp and I strike my irons pretty good as far as ball flight and aim..."threadSun, 07 Sep 2014 23:32:32 +0000SteveNYCSun, 07 Sep 2014 23:32:32 +0000#1788393Motivation discussionhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/77023/motivation-discussion "Not sure where I should post this so I came here, I work in education and do not work..."threadSat, 06 Sep 2014 05:55:56 +0000webb1522Sat, 06 Sep 2014 05:55:56 +0000#1787326Hit Driver and wedges straight but hook Irons Badlyhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/77021/hit-driver-and-wedges-straight-but-hook-irons-badly "I hit my driver pretty straight 80 percent of the time and wedges are usually pretty..."threadSat, 06 Sep 2014 03:20:20 +0000jballard388Sat, 06 Sep 2014 03:20:20 +0000#1787214"Best Money" Spent on Golf of Varying Levelshttp://thesandtrap.com/t/77016/best-money-spent-on-golf-of-varying-levels "Let's see what people have to say. I'm going to list some price ranges, and I want..."threadFri, 05 Sep 2014 20:50:40 +0000iacasFri, 05 Sep 2014 20:50:40 +0000#1787002How long does is truly take?http://thesandtrap.com/t/77014/how-long-does-is-truly-take "To start to "groove" a good golfswing in your guys opinion? Ive been at it for a year..."threadFri, 05 Sep 2014 18:23:50 +0000lhagsjrFri, 05 Sep 2014 18:23:50 +0000#1786905Clubface staying open at impact with weight forwardhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/77006/clubface-staying-open-at-impact-with-weight-forward "I've recently been working hard on getting my weight forward at impact. It has shown..."threadFri, 05 Sep 2014 13:56:21 +0000mfillyawFri, 05 Sep 2014 13:56:21 +0000#1786702Draw my woods, slice my irons. Going out of my mind!http://thesandtrap.com/t/77005/draw-my-woods-slice-my-irons-going-out-of-my-mind "Hello, this is my first thread, so apologies if in the wrong place.   For the past 2..."threadFri, 05 Sep 2014 13:47:50 +0000burton9190Fri, 05 Sep 2014 13:47:50 +0000#1786698Smooth transition at the top?http://thesandtrap.com/t/76979/smooth-transition-at-the-top "I think I've solved the problem of my swing?  I know, always be skeptical of this..."threadWed, 03 Sep 2014 21:30:08 +0000Michael LeeWed, 03 Sep 2014 21:30:08 +0000#1785654What is it called, when you 'drop' when you are in your downswing?http://thesandtrap.com/t/76978/what-is-it-called-when-you-drop-when-you-are-in-your-downswing "Hello all, thank you in advance for your insight. I have worked hard over the past few..."threadWed, 03 Sep 2014 20:36:10 +0000WorkingOnItWed, 03 Sep 2014 20:36:10 +0000#1785601Bent Left Armhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76973/bent-left-arm "Been playing for 15 years (16 HC)...I  have always used the staright left arm on the..."threadWed, 03 Sep 2014 14:19:35 +0000TomputtWed, 03 Sep 2014 14:19:35 +0000#1785229Ball shoots violently to my right with irons, never with woods. Why? (Right-hander)http://thesandtrap.com/t/76969/ball-shoots-violently-to-my-right-with-irons-never-with-woods-why-right-hander "I am so frustrated.  I hit well (well enough) with all my woods and putt reasonably..."threadWed, 03 Sep 2014 09:21:48 +0000JamesAAWed, 03 Sep 2014 09:21:48 +0000#1785081Low pitch shot that checks up and stops HOW?http://thesandtrap.com/t/76958/low-pitch-shot-that-checks-up-and-stops-how "I've seen these shots being done on TV and would love to learn how to do them, at my..."threadTue, 02 Sep 2014 17:41:34 +0000Crazycanuck44Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:41:34 +0000#1784385Increasing Angle Of Attack & Lowering Spin Ratehttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76917/increasing-angle-of-attack-lowering-spin-rate "While at Golfsmith they tracked me on Shot Analysis hitting some drives. My angle of..."threadSun, 31 Aug 2014 14:23:49 +0000Mulligan JeffSun, 31 Aug 2014 14:23:49 +0000#1782801Exaggerated tee position during drivehttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76906/exaggerated-tee-position-during-drive "I am new to The Sand Trap, and a few month old golfer.  So...hello! I have had the..."threadSat, 30 Aug 2014 19:29:14 +0000nmcnairSat, 30 Aug 2014 19:29:14 +0000#1782388One of my instructors just won the PGA teacher of the year award!http://thesandtrap.com/t/76897/one-of-my-instructors-just-won-the-pga-teacher-of-the-year-award "I couldn't be happier and she is the first female to receive the award. I will most..."threadSat, 30 Aug 2014 02:38:21 +00009424tmSat, 30 Aug 2014 02:38:21 +0000#1782016What are your favorite instructional vids on youtube?http://thesandtrap.com/t/76893/what-are-your-favorite-instructional-vids-on-youtube "As a novice, I'm always looking for good instructional material but I find a lot of..."threadFri, 29 Aug 2014 18:58:15 +0000bossfrogFri, 29 Aug 2014 18:58:15 +0000#1781690The YIPShttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76885/the-yips "I am fortunate enough that my office is less than a quarter mile from my CC. I try to..."threadFri, 29 Aug 2014 14:28:58 +0000rmenaryFri, 29 Aug 2014 14:28:58 +0000#1781419Going to a Fancy Driving Rangehttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76870/going-to-a-fancy-driving-range "Mom is going out of town this weekend so I'm taking the kiddo to the Houston Museum of..."threadThu, 28 Aug 2014 19:04:59 +0000Elemeno PThu, 28 Aug 2014 19:04:59 +0000#1780706How to drink properly on the course? ( IE staying hydrated)http://thesandtrap.com/t/76867/how-to-drink-properly-on-the-course-ie-staying-hydrated "I did not know how to properly label this thread. Anyway I play in a 9 hole league..."threadThu, 28 Aug 2014 16:43:23 +0000ElmerThu, 28 Aug 2014 16:43:23 +0000#1780583Can Someone Please Define what Shoulder Bend is?http://thesandtrap.com/t/76866/can-someone-please-define-what-shoulder-bend-is "Hi everybody, earlier today I was looking back over my old GolfTec lesson videos and I..."threadThu, 28 Aug 2014 15:58:45 +0000Golfer20Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:58:45 +0000#1780534Full follow through causes occasional topping of the ballhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76858/full-follow-through-causes-occasional-topping-of-the-ball "Hi   I'm always looking at ways to tweak my swing. I went to the range and..."threadThu, 28 Aug 2014 09:20:28 +0000topgrapeThu, 28 Aug 2014 09:20:28 +0000#1780252HOOK! NEED HELP ASAP!http://thesandtrap.com/t/76851/hook-need-help-asap "I am a 6 handicap. I hit a baby draw with my short irons and often in the center of the..."threadThu, 28 Aug 2014 00:16:56 +0000Im15Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:16:56 +0000#1780031When do you start looking at distance and elevation? http://thesandtrap.com/t/76840/when-do-you-start-looking-at-distance-and-elevation "I've now been playing fairly consistently for almost 2 years now. My thoughts have been..."threadWed, 27 Aug 2014 16:07:51 +0000CrimWed, 27 Aug 2014 16:07:51 +0000#1779455Can you hit ball first, divot in front and still fat it?http://thesandtrap.com/t/76837/can-you-hit-ball-first-divot-in-front-and-still-fat-it "In my last round, I hit a 52 wedge, divot started just where ball met ground, more pork..."threadWed, 27 Aug 2014 14:37:58 +0000nevets88Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:37:58 +0000#1779337How do You Shake off a Bad Hole/Shot?http://thesandtrap.com/t/76825/how-do-you-shake-off-a-bad-hole-shot "What do you do when you feel like you really did something poorly, whether it be a hole..."threadWed, 27 Aug 2014 00:18:24 +0000PretzelWed, 27 Aug 2014 00:18:24 +0000#1778877Ball below My Feet Hit to the Righthttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76802/ball-below-my-feet-hit-to-the-right "<a href="http://www.golfdigest.com/golf-instruction/2011-04/butch-harmon-uneven-lies" target="_blank">http://www.golfdigest.com/golf-instruction/2011-04/butch-harmon-uneven-lies</a> On the web..."threadTue, 26 Aug 2014 03:44:12 +0000Joe MamaTue, 26 Aug 2014 03:44:12 +0000#1778214Knees at Impacthttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76795/knees-at-impact "Hello,   I have an extremely bad hook and snap hook.  I tried to fix this issue and..."threadTue, 26 Aug 2014 01:20:48 +0000thollandTue, 26 Aug 2014 01:20:48 +0000#1778077Your best drills and swing thoughtshttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76790/your-best-drills-and-swing-thoughts "There are so many drills and tips around, I wondered what people's personal favourites..."threadMon, 25 Aug 2014 21:52:59 +0000Mitch360Mon, 25 Aug 2014 21:52:59 +0000#1777911Hips and Shouldershttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76787/hips-and-shoulders "I've been working on learning to slot the club by dropping the arms.  Much of the..."threadMon, 25 Aug 2014 20:10:14 +0000spentmilesMon, 25 Aug 2014 20:10:14 +0000#1777787Adjusting to new clubshttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76781/adjusting-to-new-clubs "2 weeks ago I just got my new AP2's.  I am 6'4'' and had them extended 1", lie angle..."threadMon, 25 Aug 2014 17:14:29 +0000aaronwright21Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:14:29 +0000#1777564Chipping. Mickelson/Utley versus Leadbetter/Pelzhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76771/chipping-mickelson-utley-versus-leadbetter-pelz "First time post, from a long time lurker.  I think this is an ongoing debate on this..."threadMon, 25 Aug 2014 09:32:59 +0000seanfitzgMon, 25 Aug 2014 09:32:59 +0000#1777182Newbie question: Is driving the hardest part of golf?http://thesandtrap.com/t/76770/newbie-question-is-driving-the-hardest-part-of-golf "I've just recently started playing golf again (never took it very seriously years ago..."threadMon, 25 Aug 2014 04:33:00 +0000scottcarmichaelMon, 25 Aug 2014 04:33:00 +0000#1777131Follow through with ironshttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76766/follow-through-with-irons "One of my bad habits is not having a solid follow through with irons. I catch myself..."threadMon, 25 Aug 2014 02:25:21 +0000BulletboneMon, 25 Aug 2014 02:25:21 +0000#1777061Driving it straighter off of a lower teehttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76765/driving-it-straighter-off-of-a-lower-tee "So today I went to golfsmith because I was interested in getting my driver shortened..."threadMon, 25 Aug 2014 01:41:43 +0000mnguy19Mon, 25 Aug 2014 01:41:43 +0000#1777052Walking Out Short Shotshttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76764/walking-out-short-shots "I was wondering how many of you guys walk out your shots around the green - meaning..."threadSun, 24 Aug 2014 22:48:39 +0000LaytonSun, 24 Aug 2014 22:48:39 +0000#1776946Help from wifehttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76754/help-from-wife "While on vacation my wife noticed that my shoulders and hips were open while hitting..."threadSun, 24 Aug 2014 13:36:17 +0000pappy01Sun, 24 Aug 2014 13:36:17 +0000#1776652Striking it more solid out of the rough...http://thesandtrap.com/t/76745/striking-it-more-solid-out-of-the-rough "My tee game doesn't put me in the fairway often enough.  But even with improvement..."threadSat, 23 Aug 2014 20:36:36 +0000Chris223Sat, 23 Aug 2014 20:36:36 +0000#1776257Head and Upper Body Movement on the Downswinghttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76732/head-and-upper-body-movement-on-the-downswing "Hi, everybody, after practicing some of the advice on this forum specifically, Key #2..."threadSat, 23 Aug 2014 00:06:55 +0000Golfer20Sat, 23 Aug 2014 00:06:55 +0000#1775622Inconsistent speed in longer putts...http://thesandtrap.com/t/76724/inconsistent-speed-in-longer-putts "The greens I play are pretty fast... but outside of 30 feet I am very inconsistent with..."threadFri, 22 Aug 2014 15:19:19 +0000onthehunt526Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:19:19 +0000#1775175