TheSandTrap.com - Instruction and Playing Tips - Recent Changeshttp://thesandtrap.com/livefeed.rssTrack the most recent changes to the thesandtrap.com community with this feedenHuddler 0.1Sun, 30 Aug 2015 13:30:44 +0000Practice and getting out of your own wayhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/84148/practice-and-getting-out-of-your-own-way "One of these pieces came from a tweet which lead to the others. The gist of them..."threadSat, 29 Aug 2015 18:49:09 +0000nevets88Sat, 29 Aug 2015 18:49:09 +0000#2071908Using a 1 iron as a training aidhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/84144/using-a-1-iron-as-a-training-aid "I've been playing golf for about 4 years now. I love to practice and I love inventing..."threadSat, 29 Aug 2015 14:30:15 +0000HackerBill123Sat, 29 Aug 2015 14:30:15 +0000#2071802Shot Zones for tournament prep...http://thesandtrap.com/t/84135/shot-zones-for-tournament-prep "Question for all of you Lowest Score Wins and Every Shot Counts people... I have my..."threadFri, 28 Aug 2015 23:27:47 +0000onthehunt526Fri, 28 Aug 2015 23:27:47 +0000#2071441Well...there goes my clubhead.http://thesandtrap.com/t/84131/well-there-goes-my-clubhead "So, I "had" a tee time today for 18 holes of golf.  I went out to the practice range to..."threadFri, 28 Aug 2015 20:03:12 +0000GordonRamsayFri, 28 Aug 2015 20:03:12 +0000#2071315Backswing Sequence: What Leads the Way for You?http://thesandtrap.com/t/84126/backswing-sequence-what-leads-the-way-for-you "What feel or feels have worked for you to start your backswing? What do you feel..."threadFri, 28 Aug 2015 17:02:00 +0000mvmacFri, 28 Aug 2015 17:02:00 +0000#2071125On-line swing analysis and coaching?http://thesandtrap.com/t/84125/on-line-swing-analysis-and-coaching "Question about the On-line coaching... I know that there are some old threads that deal..."threadFri, 28 Aug 2015 16:36:44 +0000Dave325Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:36:44 +0000#2071088hitting it 300+ yards can be done. http://thesandtrap.com/t/84123/hitting-it-300-yards-can-be-done "I started working on my swing speed this year back in may 2015, and I posted some of..."threadFri, 28 Aug 2015 14:45:37 +0000jpbg33Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:45:37 +0000#2070980Jason Day driver pressure mat tracehttp://thesandtrap.com/t/84118/jason-day-driver-pressure-mat-trace "BodiTrak shows 95% at the top of the swing. That's a lot, I think, right?     "threadFri, 28 Aug 2015 12:58:38 +0000nevets88Fri, 28 Aug 2015 12:58:38 +0000#2070923Scratch Players: Practice and Playing Frequency http://thesandtrap.com/t/84111/scratch-players-practice-and-playing-frequency "I'm interested to learn how frequently the scratch golfers here practice, play, and..."threadThu, 27 Aug 2015 23:40:10 +0000YodaScratchThu, 27 Aug 2015 23:40:10 +0000#2070597when is a good time to play tips? http://thesandtrap.com/t/84096/when-is-a-good-time-to-play-tips "Well I'll start with my golf career 7 years in maybe 200 rounds in my life. I'm 42. 6'3..."threadThu, 27 Aug 2015 03:28:07 +0000sawedoffdriverThu, 27 Aug 2015 03:28:07 +0000#2069973New To Golf And My Weird Grip...Works?http://thesandtrap.com/t/84093/new-to-golf-and-my-weird-grip-works "I started golfing in June '15 for the first time and fell in love with the sport.   I..."threadThu, 27 Aug 2015 01:23:22 +0000StarLordThu, 27 Aug 2015 01:23:22 +0000#2069866Big improvement, what's next?http://thesandtrap.com/t/84087/big-improvement-whats-next "2015 has been a good year for me on the golf course.  I've always had a decent short..."threadWed, 26 Aug 2015 19:16:49 +0000brettfanWed, 26 Aug 2015 19:16:49 +0000#2069613How do I find an instructor who teaches like a ski instructor?http://thesandtrap.com/t/84086/how-do-i-find-an-instructor-who-teaches-like-a-ski-instructor "I teach skiing,and from the feedback I get, both verbal and watching change in..."threadWed, 26 Aug 2015 19:13:04 +0000SkierWed, 26 Aug 2015 19:13:04 +0000#20696103 Wood off the tee setuphttp://thesandtrap.com/t/84079/3-wood-off-the-tee-setup "Hi   I'm currently Scoring low 90's every time i play - Which is bang on my handicap..."threadWed, 26 Aug 2015 11:24:42 +0000stevobetterosWed, 26 Aug 2015 11:24:42 +0000#2069257sway versus building pressure on the right sidehttp://thesandtrap.com/t/84055/sway-versus-building-pressure-on-the-right-side "I have a question. I hope MVMAC might have some clips which I can check.   I learned..."threadTue, 25 Aug 2015 08:51:56 +0000taxgolfTue, 25 Aug 2015 08:51:56 +0000#2068407My New Halfway Back Backswinghttp://thesandtrap.com/t/84044/my-new-halfway-back-backswing "I have been fighting off the tee woes for 10 years . Absolutely no consistency . Plus ,..."threadMon, 24 Aug 2015 18:19:05 +0000iceman777Mon, 24 Aug 2015 18:19:05 +0000#2067823Fairway Bunkershttp://thesandtrap.com/t/84036/fairway-bunkers "Help!   I am a digger.  That is my swing.  That is how I play.    So, I am sure its..."threadMon, 24 Aug 2015 13:48:12 +0000calcnationMon, 24 Aug 2015 13:48:12 +0000#2067543The golf swing is a rotational swinghttp://thesandtrap.com/t/84006/the-golf-swing-is-a-rotational-swing "A former co-worker (70's shooter) once told me, that the golf swing is a rotational..."threadSun, 23 Aug 2015 13:00:16 +0000Sandhills GolfeSun, 23 Aug 2015 13:00:16 +0000#2066624Swing pattern vs Anatomyhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/83979/swing-pattern-vs-anatomy "From time to time a surf the net just to look at the various types of swing patterns to..."threadFri, 21 Aug 2015 12:50:34 +0000RussUKFri, 21 Aug 2015 12:50:34 +0000#2065341Grip Feel Trouble When Hot and Stickyhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/83978/grip-feel-trouble-when-hot-and-sticky "I have been having an issue the last few weeks with getting my grip to feel correct..."threadFri, 21 Aug 2015 12:00:19 +0000boogieliciousFri, 21 Aug 2015 12:00:19 +0000#2065310Best Approach to hitting a ball sitting up partially in thick rough with an wedge. http://thesandtrap.com/t/83952/best-approach-to-hitting-a-ball-sitting-up-partially-in-thick-rough-with-an-wedge "I played a new course today and the rough was really thick and plush.  The ball was..."threadWed, 19 Aug 2015 22:37:45 +0000newtogolfWed, 19 Aug 2015 22:37:45 +0000#2063788Changing Iron Swing to Descending Blow...http://thesandtrap.com/t/83945/changing-iron-swing-to-descending-blow "For the 2 years I have been playing golf I have been swinging up on my irons instead of..."threadWed, 19 Aug 2015 19:54:36 +0000lhagsjrWed, 19 Aug 2015 19:54:36 +0000#2063588Rick Smith Matrix videoshttp://thesandtrap.com/t/83940/rick-smith-matrix-videos "Has anyone ordered these and if so, what did you think? "threadWed, 19 Aug 2015 18:18:03 +0000dawgtiredWed, 19 Aug 2015 18:18:03 +0000#2063459Regarding my driver!http://thesandtrap.com/t/83920/regarding-my-driver "So I just got back into the game this year after a 10 yr hiatus do to my kids sports...."threadTue, 18 Aug 2015 21:11:23 +0000HeGotGameTue, 18 Aug 2015 21:11:23 +0000#2062630Question about chin positionhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/83919/question-about-chin-position "sis anyone try tilt their chin up so that the shoulder goes slightly under the chin..."threadTue, 18 Aug 2015 20:58:30 +0000thesandtrapbrahTue, 18 Aug 2015 20:58:30 +0000#2062620Online Lessons/Instruction?http://thesandtrap.com/t/83917/online-lessons-instruction "Have any of you ever tried this? Would you be willing to give it a go or just doesn't..."threadTue, 18 Aug 2015 19:52:25 +0000MattstradamusTue, 18 Aug 2015 19:52:25 +0000#2062561What would your perfect lesson include?http://thesandtrap.com/t/83914/what-would-your-perfect-lesson-include "What would you like to hear for advice? What clubs would you like to work on the..."threadTue, 18 Aug 2015 19:18:39 +0000MattstradamusTue, 18 Aug 2015 19:18:39 +0000#2062499Right foot back drillhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/83888/right-foot-back-drill "I've been suffering with an out to in shot and my coach has had me working on swinging..."threadMon, 17 Aug 2015 17:12:36 +0000Davie81Mon, 17 Aug 2015 17:12:36 +0000#2061289What effects does strong right hand grip have on takeaway and top of swing?http://thesandtrap.com/t/83877/what-effects-does-strong-right-hand-grip-have-on-takeaway-and-top-of-swing "I know it causes you to have a cupped wrist, but can it cause across the line?"threadMon, 17 Aug 2015 02:41:43 +0000StefanUrkelMon, 17 Aug 2015 02:41:43 +0000#2060874Approach advice for this hole....(Par 4)http://thesandtrap.com/t/83840/approach-advice-for-this-hole-par-4 "IF I manage to connect for a good drive, my avg distance is 235.  Around 1 out of 3..."threadFri, 14 Aug 2015 01:35:07 +0000GordonRamsayFri, 14 Aug 2015 01:35:07 +0000#2057934Recently started hitting Skyballshttp://thesandtrap.com/t/83829/recently-started-hitting-skyballs "Hey all this is my first post here. I picked up my first golf club in about 10 years a..."threadThu, 13 Aug 2015 14:24:29 +0000amel89Thu, 13 Aug 2015 14:24:29 +0000#2057313This Fixed my Shanks and Pulls, (video)http://thesandtrap.com/t/83816/this-fixed-my-shanks-and-pulls-video "I was early extending and hitting solid pulls and Monte Scheinblum gave me this ball..."threadWed, 12 Aug 2015 19:24:25 +0000bdevore76Wed, 12 Aug 2015 19:24:25 +0000#2056666Course with no Red or Yellow Stakeshttp://thesandtrap.com/t/83815/course-with-no-red-or-yellow-stakes "They use white stakes to denote out of bounds but no other colored stakes are used at..."threadWed, 12 Aug 2015 17:31:43 +0000GrumpterWed, 12 Aug 2015 17:31:43 +0000#2056534SKLZ Pure Path training aidhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/83807/sklz-pure-path-training-aid "I've limited time to go to the range or the course, so I've been looking at various..."threadWed, 12 Aug 2015 07:25:37 +0000SalteWed, 12 Aug 2015 07:25:37 +0000#205626560 wedge. http://thesandtrap.com/t/83803/60-wedge "I only have the x tour PW and a cheap pinemeadow 60*. When I get the 60 working its..."threadWed, 12 Aug 2015 00:50:44 +0000Nate GebertWed, 12 Aug 2015 00:50:44 +0000#2056096Weight transfer issue.http://thesandtrap.com/t/83792/weight-transfer-issue "I have taken lessons, I have practiced a lot, but still have trouble getting weight..."threadTue, 11 Aug 2015 16:52:43 +0000metbidTue, 11 Aug 2015 16:52:43 +0000#2055699Taking Divotshttp://thesandtrap.com/t/83787/taking-divots "I never seem to take a divot with any of my irons or wedges and find I’m picking the..."threadTue, 11 Aug 2015 10:47:38 +0000westerndevonTue, 11 Aug 2015 10:47:38 +0000#2055448A couple of long form analysis vids on Tiger Woodshttp://thesandtrap.com/t/83767/a-couple-of-long-form-analysis-vids-on-tiger-woods "One from Dana Dahlquist and another from Wayne Defrancesco if you're one to keep track..."threadMon, 10 Aug 2015 12:25:50 +0000nevets88Mon, 10 Aug 2015 12:25:50 +0000#20545552 Years Inhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/83756/2-years-in "At 34 years old, a lifetime athlete who did pretty well in pretty much any sport I..."threadMon, 10 Aug 2015 02:05:18 +0000lhagsjrMon, 10 Aug 2015 02:05:18 +0000#2054316Club Head Controlhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/83748/club-head-control "I'm getting to the point where I feel like my swing path is consistent enough to start..."threadSun, 09 Aug 2015 19:26:24 +0000JonMA1Sun, 09 Aug 2015 19:26:24 +0000#2054006Coming inside at impact http://thesandtrap.com/t/83742/coming-inside-at-impact "Hi all, Had a lesson yesterday to try and eliminate my slice. Pro did some video work..."threadSun, 09 Aug 2015 10:28:25 +0000diw1515Sun, 09 Aug 2015 10:28:25 +0000#2053766Open Face at Addresshttp://thesandtrap.com/t/83739/open-face-at-address "I've read many times that some golfers have an open face at address, but I've never..."threadSat, 08 Aug 2015 22:46:30 +0000Joe MamaSat, 08 Aug 2015 22:46:30 +0000#2053541Junior golfer 12 year old driver type and dri tac Winn gripshttp://thesandtrap.com/t/83716/junior-golfer-12-year-old-driver-type-and-dri-tac-winn-grips "with 80 mph swing speed what kind of shaft and driver should I be upgrading too. Have..."threadFri, 07 Aug 2015 03:06:40 +0000CwmgrFri, 07 Aug 2015 03:06:40 +0000#205216658 Degree SW Issueshttp://thesandtrap.com/t/83704/58-degree-sw-issues "New guy here.   Been playing a long time, handicap sadly about 20 these days.   I..."threadThu, 06 Aug 2015 19:29:44 +0000Arthur DentThu, 06 Aug 2015 19:29:44 +0000#2051807Playing a round with ONLY the driver?http://thesandtrap.com/t/83692/playing-a-round-with-only-the-driver "How is this for going against  conventional wisdom?  Many  in this forum talk about..."threadThu, 06 Aug 2015 12:27:30 +0000gregsandiegoThu, 06 Aug 2015 12:27:30 +0000#2051261Question on pushing my irons.http://thesandtrap.com/t/83687/question-on-pushing-my-irons "I have been striking the ball much better over the last few weeks but I still have a..."threadThu, 06 Aug 2015 03:41:42 +0000webb1522Thu, 06 Aug 2015 03:41:42 +0000#2051066Right elbow in the downswinghttp://thesandtrap.com/t/83683/right-elbow-in-the-downswing "I am working on swallowing in the downswing, and also not straitening the right elbow..."threadThu, 06 Aug 2015 00:33:25 +0000SlowcelicaThu, 06 Aug 2015 00:33:25 +0000#2050948Avoiding the Slicehttp://thesandtrap.com/t/83678/avoiding-the-slice "Hello,   I just went to the range for the first time. I am brand new to the game and..."threadWed, 05 Aug 2015 16:24:29 +0000matth157Wed, 05 Aug 2015 16:24:29 +0000#2050566Striking Down on the Ballhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/83668/striking-down-on-the-ball "Hey guys,   I was wondering if anyone had any good drills to implement striking down..."threadWed, 05 Aug 2015 09:18:24 +0000Mark RobertsonWed, 05 Aug 2015 09:18:24 +0000#2050285Forward shaft leanhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/83664/forward-shaft-lean "I have been trying to implement a forward shaft lean with my irons and the results have..."threadWed, 05 Aug 2015 04:02:31 +0000Duff McGeeWed, 05 Aug 2015 04:02:31 +0000#2050191