TheSandTrap.com - Instruction and Playing Tips - Recent Changeshttp://thesandtrap.com/livefeed.rssTrack the most recent changes to the thesandtrap.com community with this feedenHuddler 0.1Tue, 21 Apr 2015 05:01:04 +0000Help with Drivinghttp://thesandtrap.com/t/81532/help-with-driving "Hey guys, so I have been golfing for about 3 years now, and have constantly been..."threadTue, 21 Apr 2015 01:50:44 +0000johnclark12Tue, 21 Apr 2015 01:50:44 +0000#1947311Teacher recommendation for SE London?http://thesandtrap.com/t/81519/teacher-recommendation-for-se-london "Hi,   can anybody recommend a good pro or academy for me to go to lessons with in SE..."threadMon, 20 Apr 2015 16:00:23 +0000golfaddict1Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:00:23 +0000#1946923Need help choosing the correct shot shape.http://thesandtrap.com/t/81514/need-help-choosing-the-correct-shot-shape "Can someone help me out on weather I should fade towards a hazard or draw away from..."threadMon, 20 Apr 2015 14:08:09 +0000navitelloMon, 20 Apr 2015 14:08:09 +0000#1946849Had Golf Lessons Now...http://thesandtrap.com/t/81508/had-golf-lessons-now "So last week i had my first golf lesson and was hitting the balls very nice during it ,..."threadMon, 20 Apr 2015 06:06:25 +0000nicko1995Mon, 20 Apr 2015 06:06:25 +0000#1946707A New Paradigm of Golf Instruction - Mindfulness and awareness training are creeping into athletic coaching [Psych. Today]http://thesandtrap.com/t/81495/a-new-paradigm-of-golf-instruction-mindfulness-and-awareness-training-are-creeping-into-athletic-coaching-psych-today "This article is 2 years old, but found it in a recent tweet and it doesn't seem to have..."threadSun, 19 Apr 2015 18:48:15 +0000nevets88Sun, 19 Apr 2015 18:48:15 +0000#1946415New Driver HELPhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/81492/new-driver-help "I bought and got fitted for a new driver yesterday. It's a new R15. But I have the same..."threadSun, 19 Apr 2015 14:05:13 +0000Holdaway03Sun, 19 Apr 2015 14:05:13 +0000#1946282After a 2 Year Break: Playing like a Complete Beginner http://thesandtrap.com/t/81488/after-a-2-year-break-playing-like-a-complete-beginner "Hey guys,   In the early summer of 2013 I was shooting fairly consistently, playing..."threadSun, 19 Apr 2015 06:03:57 +0000DiRolandSun, 19 Apr 2015 06:03:57 +0000#1946175Driver problem I have never had before.http://thesandtrap.com/t/81484/driver-problem-i-have-never-had-before "howdy all, here we go. I have been range ratting for solid week, practicing the..."threadSun, 19 Apr 2015 00:22:40 +0000motscoSun, 19 Apr 2015 00:22:40 +0000#1946035Quit or continue (based on time and skill...)http://thesandtrap.com/t/81482/quit-or-continue-based-on-time-and-skill "Hello,   of course I know that I have to answer this question even at the end,..."threadSat, 18 Apr 2015 18:23:55 +0000RandomUser123Sat, 18 Apr 2015 18:23:55 +0000#1945887Forward Press to Start Swinghttp://thesandtrap.com/t/81470/forward-press-to-start-swing "thoughts? Does anyone else do it?   To me it has completely changed my golf game. Im..."threadFri, 17 Apr 2015 19:29:36 +0000lhagsjrFri, 17 Apr 2015 19:29:36 +0000#1945356Setting up video playback at the rangehttp://thesandtrap.com/t/81466/setting-up-video-playback-at-the-range "I did a quick search and didnt see any threads about this.   Has anyone had much..."threadFri, 17 Apr 2015 13:29:53 +0000bankquantFri, 17 Apr 2015 13:29:53 +0000#1944468So did Tiger Woods find a short game miracle or what? [Golf Digest]http://thesandtrap.com/t/81461/so-did-tiger-woods-find-a-short-game-miracle-or-what-golf-digest "So his technique when he had the so called "yips" when he was shanking and fatting and..."threadFri, 17 Apr 2015 11:18:12 +0000nevets88Fri, 17 Apr 2015 11:18:12 +0000#1944391How to transition practicehttp://thesandtrap.com/t/81457/how-to-transition-practice "So I'm having difficulty transferring my mirror work and practice to my actual swing...."threadFri, 17 Apr 2015 02:05:34 +0000SlowcelicaFri, 17 Apr 2015 02:05:34 +0000#1944202Inverse Overlap Grip?http://thesandtrap.com/t/81449/inverse-overlap-grip "I saw this in the Digest the other..."threadThu, 16 Apr 2015 20:38:47 +0000Tat14Thu, 16 Apr 2015 20:38:47 +0000#1943948Keeping head down / looking up earlyhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/81446/keeping-head-down-looking-up-early "A random question - I know most of what I have read indicates the "keeping your head..."threadThu, 16 Apr 2015 15:26:52 +0000carpediem4300Thu, 16 Apr 2015 15:26:52 +0000#1943691What should I purchase next to further my golf development? http://thesandtrap.com/t/81444/what-should-i-purchase-next-to-further-my-golf-development "I'm really working on my swing improvement (with evolvr) and play 1-2 rounds per week. ..."threadThu, 16 Apr 2015 12:41:21 +0000HuddoThu, 16 Apr 2015 12:41:21 +0000#1943565Where can I find the best written description of what it feels like to swing properly?http://thesandtrap.com/t/81429/where-can-i-find-the-best-written-description-of-what-it-feels-like-to-swing-properly "Opinions please.   Thanks. "threadWed, 15 Apr 2015 19:53:12 +0000ArtimasWed, 15 Apr 2015 19:53:12 +0000#1943000Instruction From Tour Pros - Do As I Do, Not As I Sayhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/81410/instruction-from-tour-pros-do-as-i-do-not-as-i-say "We've had many a discussion here on TST in regards to advice from tour pros.  A common..."threadWed, 15 Apr 2015 06:37:31 +0000GolfingdadWed, 15 Apr 2015 06:37:31 +0000#1942377New Swinghttp://thesandtrap.com/t/81405/new-swing "I used to fight a hard slice with driver and very fat shots with irons. I have switched..."threadWed, 15 Apr 2015 03:49:45 +0000Holdaway03Wed, 15 Apr 2015 03:49:45 +0000#1942279Simulator Shows Shorter Driving Distancehttp://thesandtrap.com/t/81395/simulator-shows-shorter-driving-distance "Why when i go to get  fitted and use the simulator it shows i can only hit the ball 210..."threadTue, 14 Apr 2015 21:26:22 +0000Markus JosephTue, 14 Apr 2015 21:26:22 +0000#1941905most import part of your game to improve scoringhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/81390/most-import-part-of-your-game-to-improve-scoring "I had an Idea that Hitting fairways and GIR would be very important. this last week I..."threadTue, 14 Apr 2015 15:31:27 +0000VegasRenegadeTue, 14 Apr 2015 15:31:27 +0000#1941502Is it too late to turn pro?http://thesandtrap.com/t/81385/is-it-too-late-to-turn-pro "I'm 14 and have been playing for about a year and a half and have a handicap of 17...."threadTue, 14 Apr 2015 11:59:10 +0000zaljTue, 14 Apr 2015 11:59:10 +0000#1941367A tale of two swings. Woods out of the pine straw.http://thesandtrap.com/t/81368/a-tale-of-two-swings-woods-out-of-the-pine-straw "Monte Scheinblum, a former long drive champion, made an interesting point on Woods'..."threadMon, 13 Apr 2015 20:35:07 +0000nevets88Mon, 13 Apr 2015 20:35:07 +0000#1940696How to Avoid Fat Shots on Wet Spring Fairwayshttp://thesandtrap.com/t/81365/how-to-avoid-fat-shots-on-wet-spring-fairways "My local course had a great deal this past weekend: 18 holes for $20. I live in Central..."threadMon, 13 Apr 2015 18:45:35 +0000BigBaffyMon, 13 Apr 2015 18:45:35 +0000#1940556Lead knee movement in downswinghttp://thesandtrap.com/t/81355/lead-knee-movement-in-downswing "I played a couple of rounds last week and my ball striking with my irons was a little..."threadMon, 13 Apr 2015 13:06:38 +0000RussUKMon, 13 Apr 2015 13:06:38 +0000#1940113Advice on clubs----beginnerhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/81340/advice-on-clubs-beginner "Hi my name is graham i am 23 i have played golf occasinaly for the past few years using..."threadSun, 12 Apr 2015 13:51:12 +0000goc112Sun, 12 Apr 2015 13:51:12 +0000#1939025140mph + head speed, but driver is still bad.http://thesandtrap.com/t/81338/140mph-head-speed-but-driver-is-still-bad "Hi, new to the forum.   I have been playing golf for about 10 years now and have a..."threadSun, 12 Apr 2015 11:29:10 +0000JapanDaveSun, 12 Apr 2015 11:29:10 +0000#1938929Ever hear of the Bird Golf Academy?http://thesandtrap.com/t/81331/ever-hear-of-the-bird-golf-academy "Know anything about them?    Appreciate any insight, Thanks. "threadSun, 12 Apr 2015 02:15:35 +0000ArtimasSun, 12 Apr 2015 02:15:35 +0000#193877221 Handicapper - Avg. score around 98 - Avg putts per round 43!http://thesandtrap.com/t/81327/21-handicapper-avg-score-around-98-avg-putts-per-round-43 "Hi all. I'm better than this! Honestly. I strike the ball pretty well, hit 7-8+ GIR..."threadSat, 11 Apr 2015 21:12:26 +0000StugSat, 11 Apr 2015 21:12:26 +0000#1938445good shots with irons but bad with woods/driverhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/81325/good-shots-with-irons-but-bad-with-woods-driver "As the title says my irons are straight for the most part (6i-pw) and my driver hooks..."threadSat, 11 Apr 2015 20:33:16 +0000logoSat, 11 Apr 2015 20:33:16 +0000#1938396Father and Son Competitionhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/81324/father-and-son-competition "Hey. My father and i have a competition next weekend, I believe it is foursomes..."threadSat, 11 Apr 2015 20:22:04 +0000zaljSat, 11 Apr 2015 20:22:04 +0000#1938382I am switching to Universal Swing!http://thesandtrap.com/t/81300/i-am-switching-to-universal-swing "<a href="http://universalswings.com/" target="_blank">http://universalswings.com/</a> From this moment forward I am going to embrace the power..."threadFri, 10 Apr 2015 15:48:23 +0000Phil McGlenoFri, 10 Apr 2015 15:48:23 +0000#1936878Handicap stuck at 17http://thesandtrap.com/t/81287/handicap-stuck-at-17 "Hi I am 14 and have been playing for about a year and a half. I have cut my handicap..."threadThu, 09 Apr 2015 21:18:33 +0000zaljThu, 09 Apr 2015 21:18:33 +0000#1936188Switching Instructorshttp://thesandtrap.com/t/81282/switching-instructors "After 7-8 months and probably 15 lessons, I have decided to move on from my instructor...."threadThu, 09 Apr 2015 16:53:00 +0000lhagsjrThu, 09 Apr 2015 16:53:00 +0000#1935789could a bad golf grip cause over the top?http://thesandtrap.com/t/81272/could-a-bad-golf-grip-cause-over-the-top "say I have a weak grip on the club with my left hand (righty golfer) and I put my right..."threadThu, 09 Apr 2015 03:44:36 +0000motscoThu, 09 Apr 2015 03:44:36 +0000#1935369Takeaway and backswing information http://thesandtrap.com/t/81271/takeaway-and-backswing-information "Hey Guys, I have a question regarding the takeway and full back swing. I have been..."threadThu, 09 Apr 2015 02:40:38 +0000Millwrong12Thu, 09 Apr 2015 02:40:38 +0000#1935341Jordan Spieth Puttinghttp://thesandtrap.com/t/81262/jordan-spieth-putting "Recently tried the Jordan Spieth "look at the hole instead of the putter head" appraoch..."threadWed, 08 Apr 2015 14:09:45 +0000TomputtWed, 08 Apr 2015 14:09:45 +0000#1934714Putting tipshttp://thesandtrap.com/t/81245/putting-tips "Hi, Wondering if someone could recommend me some tips for improving my putting (books,..."threadTue, 07 Apr 2015 16:01:51 +0000nabziTue, 07 Apr 2015 16:01:51 +0000#1933865Open stancehttp://thesandtrap.com/t/81239/open-stance "Instructors,   Can having an open stance cause more toe shots? I tend to set up open..."threadTue, 07 Apr 2015 13:48:39 +0000calcnationTue, 07 Apr 2015 13:48:39 +0000#1933725not trying to rub this in but...http://thesandtrap.com/t/81225/not-trying-to-rub-this-in-but "I was hitting some three woods outside and this happened: I'm not trying to rub it..."threadMon, 06 Apr 2015 23:49:42 +0000onthehunt526Mon, 06 Apr 2015 23:49:42 +0000#1933214What was Michele Wie trying to ingrain in this practice swing @ Mission Hills? http://thesandtrap.com/t/81214/what-was-michele-wie-trying-to-ingrain-in-this-practice-swing-mission-hills "Keeping her hips in place in the BS, then lots of forward.     "threadMon, 06 Apr 2015 16:56:52 +0000nevets88Mon, 06 Apr 2015 16:56:52 +0000#1932884getting too much distance ?http://thesandtrap.com/t/81213/getting-too-much-distance "Hi, I played 9 holes over the weekend, par 3 only holes. For the shortest hole, 100..."threadMon, 06 Apr 2015 15:36:24 +0000Jonathan ZachMon, 06 Apr 2015 15:36:24 +0000#1932806Nike patented a device resembling a boombox to analyze your golf swing [Quartz]http://thesandtrap.com/t/81183/nike-patented-a-device-resembling-a-boombox-to-analyze-your-golf-swing-quartz "<a href="https://qzprod.files.wordpress.com/2015/04/colorcorrected-12.jpeg?w=640" target="_blank">https://qzprod.files.wordpress.com/2015/04/colorcorrected-12.jpeg?w=640</a>   Well, you..."threadSat, 04 Apr 2015 20:52:30 +0000nevets88Sat, 04 Apr 2015 20:52:30 +0000#1931576"full" swing wedges, struggling a bit...http://thesandtrap.com/t/81180/full-swing-wedges-struggling-a-bit "I am having some issues with my full swing wedges. I Was outside practicing..."threadSat, 04 Apr 2015 15:24:22 +0000onthehunt526Sat, 04 Apr 2015 15:24:22 +0000#1931391The Downswing Thread: From the Transition to Impacthttp://thesandtrap.com/t/81165/the-downswing-thread-from-the-transition-to-impact "My main point of interest here is getting the hands and arms to work together with the..."threadSat, 04 Apr 2015 03:28:38 +0000westcyderydinSat, 04 Apr 2015 03:28:38 +0000#1931110difference in swing b/t driver and ironshttp://thesandtrap.com/t/81164/difference-in-swing-b-t-driver-and-irons "Does your swing change when you go from driver to irons? I understand that your feet,..."threadSat, 04 Apr 2015 01:04:01 +0000logoSat, 04 Apr 2015 01:04:01 +0000#1931058Very bowed wristshttp://thesandtrap.com/t/81156/very-bowed-wrists "Hi everyone. I've been reading these forums a lot recently in preparation of the..."threadFri, 03 Apr 2015 20:07:35 +0000nick911eFri, 03 Apr 2015 20:07:35 +0000#1930719Make Your Own Swing Wizzardhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/81149/make-your-own-swing-wizzard "<a href="http://www.swingwizzardgolf.com/" target="_blank">http://www.swingwizzardgolf.com/</a> Stick an alignment stick in the butt end of your..."threadFri, 03 Apr 2015 15:58:17 +0000Phil McGlenoFri, 03 Apr 2015 15:58:17 +0000#1930366coming over the top. errrrrrrr!http://thesandtrap.com/t/81141/coming-over-the-top-errrrrrrr "I have had and still have a very bad habit of coming over the top. I started working..."threadFri, 03 Apr 2015 00:56:27 +0000motscoFri, 03 Apr 2015 00:56:27 +0000#1930033Get Better Now! April 2015 Practice Challenge Threadhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/81139/get-better-now-april-2015-practice-challenge-thread "Many golfers are under the impression that to improve your swing you need to pound..."threadThu, 02 Apr 2015 21:34:18 +0000mvmacThu, 02 Apr 2015 21:34:18 +0000#1929900