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, 02 Sep 2014 00:25:11 +0000Increasing 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#1775175Grip questionhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76694/grip-question " Hello everyone,   I posted this on the Swing Thoughts forum, but there was no..."threadThu, 21 Aug 2014 10:42:49 +0000deekayThu, 21 Aug 2014 10:42:49 +0000#17740413/4 swing as your full swing...http://thesandtrap.com/t/76693/3-4-swing-as-your-full-swing "I might be 6'6" but I'm not as long as I used to be... especially in the irons but..."threadThu, 21 Aug 2014 07:37:07 +0000onthehunt526Thu, 21 Aug 2014 07:37:07 +0000#1774019Can't copy lag from practice swing into real swinghttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76687/cant-copy-lag-from-practice-swing-into-real-swing "So I have a very big mental block that I cannot seem to find a way to overcome. Video..."threadWed, 20 Aug 2014 19:43:32 +0000DaveSTWed, 20 Aug 2014 19:43:32 +0000#1773529LSW - Want to See Yourself on Golf Channel? We're Looking for Testimonials!!!http://thesandtrap.com/t/76683/lsw-want-to-see-yourself-on-golf-channel-were-looking-for-testimonials "We have recently begun filming for a DVD release of Lowest Score Wins and once complete..."threadWed, 20 Aug 2014 18:12:13 +0000david_wedzikWed, 20 Aug 2014 18:12:13 +0000#1773430"My" trick for castinghttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76675/my-trick-for-casting "I didn't realize until recently that I've been casting or releasing my club too early. ..."threadWed, 20 Aug 2014 12:55:33 +0000dnaygsWed, 20 Aug 2014 12:55:33 +0000#1773147Jeff Ritter Instructional Piece on Puttinghttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76661/jeff-ritter-instructional-piece-on-putting "<a href="http://www.golfdigest.com/blogs/the-loop/2014/08/make-the-turn-challenge-23-shi.html" target="_blank">http://www.golfdigest.com/blogs/the-loop/2014/08/make-the-turn-challenge-23-shi.html</a>  ..."threadWed, 20 Aug 2014 02:48:55 +0000billchaoWed, 20 Aug 2014 02:48:55 +0000#1772965Pop at impact while putting.http://thesandtrap.com/t/76660/pop-at-impact-while-putting "I have noticed that when I give the ball a little pop just at impact with my wrists,..."threadWed, 20 Aug 2014 01:18:08 +0000MoppyWed, 20 Aug 2014 01:18:08 +0000#1772909Impact questionhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76658/impact-question "Was wondering about head and upper body position at impact , I've been playing pretty..."threadTue, 19 Aug 2014 23:50:46 +0000ScrambledTue, 19 Aug 2014 23:50:46 +0000#1772853Swingbyte 2 $10 - sold out - wonder if it's not selling wellhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76645/swingbyte-2-10-sold-out-wonder-if-its-not-selling-well "I've heard it's not accurate. Wonder how sales are..."threadTue, 19 Aug 2014 16:32:35 +0000nevets88Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:32:35 +0000#1772384Big Distance Gap Between My Sand and Lob Wedgeshttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76633/big-distance-gap-between-my-sand-and-lob-wedges "I have a 54 degree sand wedge which I hit 80 yards and a 60 degree lob wedge that I hit..."threadTue, 19 Aug 2014 02:18:52 +0000Joe MamaTue, 19 Aug 2014 02:18:52 +0000#1771883Hip Rotation http://thesandtrap.com/t/76630/hip-rotation "How do you perform the right rotation of the hips? I have seen online different ways..."threadMon, 18 Aug 2014 22:31:03 +0000BenRowellMon, 18 Aug 2014 22:31:03 +0000#1771735Recommend a swing http://thesandtrap.com/t/76626/recommend-a-swing "I used to play golf quite a bit, was really interested in improving my swing but a..."threadMon, 18 Aug 2014 21:16:59 +0000jmomccMon, 18 Aug 2014 21:16:59 +0000#1771686New Adams Tightlies fairway woodshttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76624/new-adams-tightlies-fairway-woods "Does anyone have any experience with the new Tightlies fairway wood?  I am thinking it..."threadMon, 18 Aug 2014 19:39:04 +0000inthecupMon, 18 Aug 2014 19:39:04 +0000#1771629Right hand doing everythinghttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76614/right-hand-doing-everything "I've been trying to get my left hand to do more at impact and when I do practice swings..."threadMon, 18 Aug 2014 13:29:32 +0000Crazycanuck44Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:29:32 +0000#1771190Freddie Couples' swinghttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76611/freddie-couples-swing "I notice that Freddie Couples always has an open alignment and and swings in to out...."threadMon, 18 Aug 2014 05:22:08 +0000HawkNballsMon, 18 Aug 2014 05:22:08 +0000#1771080Ten finger / baseball griphttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76609/ten-finger-baseball-grip "I play on high school golf team and have been golfing for around five years. I haven't..."threadMon, 18 Aug 2014 00:51:35 +0000DirtyDanMon, 18 Aug 2014 00:51:35 +0000#1770973Putting One-Handedhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76599/putting-one-handed "One-Handed Putting I'm a right-handed player who putts with my left hand. I tried a..."threadSun, 17 Aug 2014 04:13:36 +0000Joe MamaSun, 17 Aug 2014 04:13:36 +0000#1770533no difference in distances when changing shaft flexeshttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76598/no-difference-in-distances-when-changing-shaft-flexes "hey guys,   i tried out the same 7 iron in R, S, and X flexes at a hitting bay the..."threadSun, 17 Aug 2014 02:47:00 +0000moonducksSun, 17 Aug 2014 02:47:00 +0000#1770463How close should you be to the ball at setup?http://thesandtrap.com/t/76596/how-close-should-you-be-to-the-ball-at-setup "Hopefully this isn't a dumb newbie question. I just started playing earlier this summer..."threadSun, 17 Aug 2014 00:35:44 +0000SaltySun, 17 Aug 2014 00:35:44 +0000#1770446Evertything goes high, right, and shorthttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76586/evertything-goes-high-right-and-short "Looking for a little help with a problem that I have developed over the last month or..."threadSat, 16 Aug 2014 03:59:22 +0000FromthecoastSat, 16 Aug 2014 03:59:22 +0000#1770076Fairway woodshttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76577/fairway-woods "I have been hitting my driver and 3 wood very well lately.  I have trouble with hitting..."threadFri, 15 Aug 2014 12:30:43 +0000inthecupFri, 15 Aug 2014 12:30:43 +0000#1769464Ball curving to the rightthttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76576/ball-curving-to-the-rightt "Hi All, I'm very new to the sport. I was at the Driving Range on Wednesday and no..."threadFri, 15 Aug 2014 06:44:27 +0000climberchesFri, 15 Aug 2014 06:44:27 +0000#1769383i keep putting top spin on the ball with my driverhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/76574/i-keep-putting-top-spin-on-the-ball-with-my-driver "Hey there everyone I've been having a problem with my 3 wood and driver as of..."threadFri, 15 Aug 2014 01:46:41 +0000laffi11Fri, 15 Aug 2014 01:46:41 +0000#1769235