TheSandTrap.com - Instruction and Playing Tips - Recent Changeshttp://thesandtrap.com/livefeed.rssTrack the most recent changes to the thesandtrap.com community with this feedenHuddler 0.1Wed, 23 Jul 2014 01:47:58 +0000Talent vs practice. NYT piece. Fast Company rebuttal http://thesandtrap.com/t/75998/talent-vs-practice-nyt-piece-fast-company-rebuttal "<a href="http://mobile.nytimes.com/2014/07/15/science/which-matters-more-talent-or-practice.html" target="_blank">http://mobile.nytimes.com/2014/07/15/science/which-matters-more-talent-or-practice.html</a>..."threadTue, 22 Jul 2014 19:41:47 +0000nevets88Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:41:47 +0000#1741232Naturally on plane? I hate thee...http://thesandtrap.com/t/75992/naturally-on-plane-i-hate-thee "I still consider myself a newbie to golf, but I now understand what it looks like to be..."threadTue, 22 Jul 2014 15:25:11 +0000CrimTue, 22 Jul 2014 15:25:11 +0000#1740947Get me off my back foot!!http://thesandtrap.com/t/75985/get-me-off-my-back-foot "Every year I start out with a nice controlled swing weight on the front foot at impact...."threadTue, 22 Jul 2014 12:40:02 +0000Loud7273Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:40:02 +0000#1740753Cannot hit 3 woodhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/75983/cannot-hit-3-wood "My 3 wood was my favourite club until I finally learned how to be consistent with my..."threadTue, 22 Jul 2014 10:59:06 +0000loki16Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:59:06 +0000#1740683Divots way to the right causing huge pushes!http://thesandtrap.com/t/75964/divots-way-to-the-right-causing-huge-pushes "Pushing all my fairway woods and same with driver or a hook. Even my good iron and..."threadMon, 21 Jul 2014 20:22:44 +0000maddog81Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:22:44 +0000#1740096Hitting Driver and long irons..http://thesandtrap.com/t/75961/hitting-driver-and-long-irons "Ok so i can hit my 6/7/8/9/pw very well I also can hit my Rescue 200 dead str8 or even..."threadMon, 21 Jul 2014 18:36:32 +0000Kenny87Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:36:32 +0000#1739949Paralysis by Analysishttp://thesandtrap.com/t/75959/paralysis-by-analysis "Does anybody put any stock into the old swing cliche "paralysis of analysis"? How about..."threadMon, 21 Jul 2014 14:58:21 +0000PatchMon, 21 Jul 2014 14:58:21 +0000#1739665Let's talk ball flights http://thesandtrap.com/t/75950/lets-talk-ball-flights "Ok I tried to discuss this earlier and it wasn't in the correct place so I thought aid..."threadMon, 21 Jul 2014 06:11:56 +0000Wangus94Mon, 21 Jul 2014 06:11:56 +0000#1739345Curious Why Posts Magically Disappear?http://thesandtrap.com/t/75943/curious-why-posts-magically-disappear "I've been frequently this site periodically and on several occasions my posts have been..."threadSun, 20 Jul 2014 22:21:14 +0000Wangus94Sun, 20 Jul 2014 22:21:14 +0000#1739070Outside-in with irons, inside-out with driverhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/75942/outside-in-with-irons-inside-out-with-driver "The title pretty much says it all. I hit my irons with a slight pull-fade; it's not..."threadSun, 20 Jul 2014 22:07:38 +0000Grndslmhttr3Sun, 20 Jul 2014 22:07:38 +0000#1739060Does a slower transition mean a slower swing speedhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/75938/does-a-slower-transition-mean-a-slower-swing-speed "Maybe this is obvious but I wanted to ask anyway. I have a pretty violent transition..."threadSun, 20 Jul 2014 20:02:35 +0000whatwoodtigerdoSun, 20 Jul 2014 20:02:35 +0000#1738899Increasing angle of attack with ironshttp://thesandtrap.com/t/75933/increasing-angle-of-attack-with-irons "Would like to hear people's thoughts on this.  Coach put my on a trackman the other day..."threadSun, 20 Jul 2014 16:08:16 +0000SoundandFurySun, 20 Jul 2014 16:08:16 +0000#1738675Pushing Right with ironshttp://thesandtrap.com/t/75929/pushing-right-with-irons "Hey all new member here just wanted to get people's input I've recently got right into..."threadSun, 20 Jul 2014 13:57:09 +0000Mark RobertsonSun, 20 Jul 2014 13:57:09 +0000#1738493Beginner Clubs?http://thesandtrap.com/t/75922/beginner-clubs "Hello Everyone!   I have been in and out of the golf scene for a few years now.  When..."threadSun, 20 Jul 2014 03:39:55 +0000mikedeloSun, 20 Jul 2014 03:39:55 +0000#1738215S&T straight shot vs pushdrawhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/75920/s-t-straight-shot-vs-pushdraw "I've been working on s&amp;T lately and have seen good results when I'm consistent...."threadSat, 19 Jul 2014 23:21:47 +0000cbristerSat, 19 Jul 2014 23:21:47 +0000#1738075Golf game went downhill bad! Help!http://thesandtrap.com/t/75903/golf-game-went-downhill-bad-help "Ok, 2 weeks ago I was playing (for me anyways) pretty good golf. I was shooting low..."threadFri, 18 Jul 2014 23:23:55 +0000elijah139Fri, 18 Jul 2014 23:23:55 +0000#1737353stuck on 73http://thesandtrap.com/t/75899/stuck-on-73 "Long time, first time. I've been playing Golf for just under 2 year's. Being 30 I have..."threadFri, 18 Jul 2014 19:45:32 +0000stuckon73Fri, 18 Jul 2014 19:45:32 +0000#1737197Would you find it more or less difficult to strike a golf ball if it were moving as opposed to it sitting still?http://thesandtrap.com/t/75897/would-you-find-it-more-or-less-difficult-to-strike-a-golf-ball-if-it-were-moving-as-opposed-to-it-sitting-still "Ive had this on my mind for quite some time. For those of you who grew up playing..."threadFri, 18 Jul 2014 17:43:48 +0000DoubleGFri, 18 Jul 2014 17:43:48 +0000#1737088Left Foot on Backswinghttp://thesandtrap.com/t/75890/left-foot-on-backswing "I just recently picked up golf. I am a competitive runner, but I've always wanted to..."threadFri, 18 Jul 2014 12:55:27 +0000mecolemanFri, 18 Jul 2014 12:55:27 +0000#1736781Smoking Woods Suddenly Can't Hit Irons?http://thesandtrap.com/t/75884/smoking-woods-suddenly-cant-hit-irons "Okay so out of the blue about a month ago I completely lost all ability to hit my..."threadFri, 18 Jul 2014 01:31:51 +0000NotsoGoldenBearFri, 18 Jul 2014 01:31:51 +0000#1736454High Ball Flighthttp://thesandtrap.com/t/75880/high-ball-flight "Hello all:   I have a very high ball flight with my irons, and I'm trying to figure..."threadThu, 17 Jul 2014 19:43:05 +0000pchase3Thu, 17 Jul 2014 19:43:05 +0000#1736161Evolution of Personal Gamehttp://thesandtrap.com/t/75877/evolution-of-personal-game "Hi All,      I played golf when I was a kid 12-16 or so and then didn't play for about..."threadThu, 17 Jul 2014 18:23:07 +0000lhagsjrThu, 17 Jul 2014 18:23:07 +0000#1736125Avoiding the blow up holes? http://thesandtrap.com/t/75867/avoiding-the-blow-up-holes "Hey guys,  For the past week or so, I've been having some trouble with getting past..."threadThu, 17 Jul 2014 03:31:46 +0000Dr DrawThu, 17 Jul 2014 03:31:46 +0000#1735509Mental game flaw, No scoringhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/75853/mental-game-flaw-no-scoring "I need some advice! I cannot for the life of me "score" in tournaments. I just..."threadWed, 16 Jul 2014 18:06:10 +0000MasonAsher2014Wed, 16 Jul 2014 18:06:10 +0000#1734950Help me play slower.http://thesandtrap.com/t/75830/help-me-play-slower "I know pace of play is usually a big topic, however I'm trying to work on the opposite..."threadWed, 16 Jul 2014 02:12:29 +0000kpaulhusWed, 16 Jul 2014 02:12:29 +0000#1734338So I quit playing but occasionally hit ballshttp://thesandtrap.com/t/75823/so-i-quit-playing-but-occasionally-hit-balls "So my wife and I had a very very dear friend pass a few years back and went out and so..."threadTue, 15 Jul 2014 19:47:49 +0000longbowTue, 15 Jul 2014 19:47:49 +0000#1734084How high trajectory should the chip shots around the green should be?http://thesandtrap.com/t/75819/how-high-trajectory-should-the-chip-shots-around-the-green-should-be "I been finding that the lower I can get my chip shots maybe 1-2 foot of the ground and..."threadTue, 15 Jul 2014 17:58:14 +0000dchoyeTue, 15 Jul 2014 17:58:14 +0000#1733992Who Should Comment on a "My Swing" Threadhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/75795/who-should-comment-on-a-my-swing-thread "This discussion was being held in The Locker Room, but it deserves to be a public..."threadMon, 14 Jul 2014 17:59:56 +0000iacasMon, 14 Jul 2014 17:59:56 +0000#1732911Tips on Shortening the Backswinghttp://thesandtrap.com/t/75792/tips-on-shortening-the-backswing "So I've been doing Evolvr since April and after kind of an overwhelming spell with the..."threadMon, 14 Jul 2014 16:38:54 +0000MattMMon, 14 Jul 2014 16:38:54 +0000#1732830Getting tired after 12-13 holes?http://thesandtrap.com/t/75781/getting-tired-after-12-13-holes "Hey Guys Was able to play sat and sun this weekend. I am currently a 25 handicap. Sat..."threadMon, 14 Jul 2014 02:18:41 +0000Chris08527Mon, 14 Jul 2014 02:18:41 +0000#1732350Need some help!http://thesandtrap.com/t/75777/need-some-help "Ive been playing golf for a couple of years now and I got to where I was getting pretty..."threadMon, 14 Jul 2014 01:16:03 +0000brhudy10Mon, 14 Jul 2014 01:16:03 +0000#1732312Cure the shankshttp://thesandtrap.com/t/75772/cure-the-shanks "Do you think it's possible to cure the shanks forever? Or are they just part of the..."threadSun, 13 Jul 2014 16:43:55 +0000Reval14Sun, 13 Jul 2014 16:43:55 +0000#1731953Is it better to take lessons from a friend who got better at the game than a pro?http://thesandtrap.com/t/75769/is-it-better-to-take-lessons-from-a-friend-who-got-better-at-the-game-than-a-pro "I think many pro instructors have been playing the game from a very young age and never..."threadSun, 13 Jul 2014 11:33:05 +0000Bear TraderSun, 13 Jul 2014 11:33:05 +0000#1731758Help!!http://thesandtrap.com/t/75757/help "Hello all. I'm new here, and a new golfer (6 rounds played). I play with my son and..."threadSat, 12 Jul 2014 16:01:00 +0000gapoppy1315Sat, 12 Jul 2014 16:01:00 +0000#1731267Online lessons with an instructor you worked with live vs never. Get more out of it?http://thesandtrap.com/t/75756/online-lessons-with-an-instructor-you-worked-with-live-vs-never-get-more-out-of-it "Do you think having worked with an instructor once in a while live, that person gets a..."threadSat, 12 Jul 2014 14:56:13 +0000nevets88Sat, 12 Jul 2014 14:56:13 +0000#1731222what is getting hips out of they way, or clearing hips?http://thesandtrap.com/t/75752/what-is-getting-hips-out-of-they-way-or-clearing-hips "school me. the way I think it and try to do it is to turn my hips then let my arms and..."threadSat, 12 Jul 2014 02:37:44 +0000motscoSat, 12 Jul 2014 02:37:44 +0000#1731026Question about Ironshttp://thesandtrap.com/t/75745/question-about-irons "I am mid-age and do not hit my irons long at all.  My 8-iron goes max 125 and 6-iron..."threadFri, 11 Jul 2014 21:06:32 +0000chairman5Fri, 11 Jul 2014 21:06:32 +0000#1730838Biting the Bullet.http://thesandtrap.com/t/75743/biting-the-bullet "It's not working fast enough, nor well enough.  That golf 'self-teach' method i've been..."threadFri, 11 Jul 2014 15:24:53 +0000joekellyFri, 11 Jul 2014 15:24:53 +0000#1730545Educated Handshttp://thesandtrap.com/t/75733/educated-hands "I would like to see some more videos on educated hands and how the wrist work in the..."threadFri, 11 Jul 2014 00:59:15 +0000outlaw1984Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:59:15 +0000#1729884Chicago Golf - Practice Facilitieshttp://thesandtrap.com/t/75724/chicago-golf-practice-facilities "Hi all, This is my first post on here, so forgive me if this topic has already been..."threadThu, 10 Jul 2014 13:54:42 +0000Jberkowitz89Thu, 10 Jul 2014 13:54:42 +0000#1729302club face controll? better swing, heel or toe, right elbow, errrrr, this may be long winded so grab a drink.http://thesandtrap.com/t/75716/club-face-controll-better-swing-heel-or-toe-right-elbow-errrrr-this-may-be-long-winded-so-grab-a-drink "hello all - here is my run down: I have been golfing 6 years. I'm 45 I play right..."threadThu, 10 Jul 2014 00:28:17 +0000motscoThu, 10 Jul 2014 00:28:17 +0000#1728992Should a great instructor also be a great golfer?http://thesandtrap.com/t/75701/should-a-great-instructor-also-be-a-great-golfer "Sean Foley is not known for his golf game but he's coaching some of the best players on..."threadWed, 09 Jul 2014 13:32:16 +0000newtogolfWed, 09 Jul 2014 13:32:16 +0000#1728156Loss of distance! About 45 yards irons.http://thesandtrap.com/t/75698/loss-of-distance-about-45-yards-irons "Hei   I'm struck.   Had a occasionally fade/slice playing my irons and decided to..."threadWed, 09 Jul 2014 12:06:43 +0000create79Wed, 09 Jul 2014 12:06:43 +0000#1728081Ball position for chip shots...http://thesandtrap.com/t/75693/ball-position-for-chip-shots "Hi Guys,   Dave Pelz advocates playing the ball way back in your stance, perhaps even..."threadWed, 09 Jul 2014 05:11:07 +0000deekayWed, 09 Jul 2014 05:11:07 +0000#1727911What do golf instructors really mean?http://thesandtrap.com/t/75687/what-do-golf-instructors-really-mean "As I've mentioned in other threads I'm giving up on this season which has been..."threadTue, 08 Jul 2014 23:42:56 +0000newtogolfTue, 08 Jul 2014 23:42:56 +0000#1727640I'm a range prohttp://thesandtrap.com/t/75683/im-a-range-pro "I must be a range pro or something. I go to the range once or twice a week, and play a..."threadTue, 08 Jul 2014 21:19:49 +0000Motley01Tue, 08 Jul 2014 21:19:49 +0000#1727512Help with Slicehttp://thesandtrap.com/t/75665/help-with-slice "Hey guys,   Looking for some help with the driver.  I can't stop slicing the ball and..."threadTue, 08 Jul 2014 00:31:45 +0000VikingHammerTue, 08 Jul 2014 00:31:45 +0000#1726590A good swing without taking a divothttp://thesandtrap.com/t/75663/a-good-swing-without-taking-a-divot "I recently had rotator cuff surgery and my surgeon is insisting when I return to golf..."threadMon, 07 Jul 2014 21:37:41 +0000twoseesMon, 07 Jul 2014 21:37:41 +0000#1726447How can I make more birdies?http://thesandtrap.com/t/75661/how-can-i-make-more-birdies "I played in a tournament today and played pretty well on a tough course. I shot 78 but..."threadMon, 07 Jul 2014 21:30:12 +0000nick1998bunkerMon, 07 Jul 2014 21:30:12 +0000#1726434Interpreting Driver Fitting Numbershttp://thesandtrap.com/t/75642/interpreting-driver-fitting-numbers "So, I went to the local Golf Galaxy because I was curious about what stats I have when..."threadMon, 07 Jul 2014 00:54:43 +0000RFKFREAKMon, 07 Jul 2014 00:54:43 +0000#1725590