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, 04 Aug 2015 09:38:48 +0000Blisters - Interlocking Griphttp://thesandtrap.com/t/83625/blisters-interlocking-grip "I have played several rounds this year, and I was in Myrtle Beach 2 weeks ago and..."threadMon, 03 Aug 2015 15:23:41 +0000pkrazyMon, 03 Aug 2015 15:23:41 +0000#2048640Hitting a push drawhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/83601/hitting-a-push-draw "I can hit a decent pull draw with a mid iron, but when I try to hit a draw of any kind..."threadSat, 01 Aug 2015 23:28:45 +0000Gkent1967Sat, 01 Aug 2015 23:28:45 +0000#2047624"5 Minutes Daily" Practice Challenge (August 2015)http://thesandtrap.com/t/83596/5-minutes-daily-practice-challenge-august-2015 "The rules are the same as the last few months: Post every day during the month..."threadSat, 01 Aug 2015 03:11:56 +0000iacasSat, 01 Aug 2015 03:11:56 +0000#2047160Crazy Wristshttp://thesandtrap.com/t/83595/crazy-wrists "Hello all,   I just recently came back from a break from golf (about 4 months) and..."threadSat, 01 Aug 2015 02:48:25 +0000The YoungbloodSat, 01 Aug 2015 02:48:25 +0000#2047148Is my driver too long?http://thesandtrap.com/t/83588/is-my-driver-too-long "Went to the range today.  I can hit every club solid with normal setup.  However, with..."threadFri, 31 Jul 2015 20:17:49 +0000StefanUrkelFri, 31 Jul 2015 20:17:49 +0000#2046929Method for determining elevation change???http://thesandtrap.com/t/83575/method-for-determining-elevation-change "Hey guys. I've been searching for an answer to this question for a while now and all I..."threadFri, 31 Jul 2015 08:47:00 +0000adam2594Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:47:00 +0000#2046369Trouble with Driverhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/83569/trouble-with-driver "Hello, I am new to golf and have been playing for a month. I played my first nine..."threadFri, 31 Jul 2015 02:05:27 +0000ptoulmeFri, 31 Jul 2015 02:05:27 +0000#2046195Choking Down on the Driverhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/83567/choking-down-on-the-driver "A number of posters in other forums have claimed that they hit straighter and often..."threadThu, 30 Jul 2015 23:46:03 +0000Joe MamaThu, 30 Jul 2015 23:46:03 +0000#2046005Playing into the sunhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/83559/playing-into-the-sun "Many people, including me, have a bit of trouble playing into a low sun.  I understand..."threadThu, 30 Jul 2015 14:37:34 +0000bkuehn1952Thu, 30 Jul 2015 14:37:34 +0000#2045512Can you hit a push fade w/an in to out path?http://thesandtrap.com/t/83553/can-you-hit-a-push-fade-w-an-in-to-out-path "I'm having a discussion w/a guy on the internet. As far as I understand the golf swing..."threadThu, 30 Jul 2015 11:34:40 +0000nevets88Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:34:40 +0000#2045350When to go for it vs when to lay uphttp://thesandtrap.com/t/83528/when-to-go-for-it-vs-when-to-lay-up "First, allow me to tell a little bit of my story before I get into the..."threadWed, 29 Jul 2015 15:49:52 +0000mdlee3Wed, 29 Jul 2015 15:49:52 +0000#2044555Looking for advice on a "progress plan"http://thesandtrap.com/t/83500/looking-for-advice-on-a-progress-plan "Good morning everyone,   I have not been very active on these boards but I have been..."threadTue, 28 Jul 2015 12:38:05 +0000jkelley9Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:38:05 +0000#2043571Swaying on the backswing - please, helphttp://thesandtrap.com/t/83460/swaying-on-the-backswing-please-help "Any good tips on fixing a sway in the backswing? Also, I am a rightie and my right toes..."threadSun, 26 Jul 2015 14:48:24 +0000Sandhills GolfeSun, 26 Jul 2015 14:48:24 +0000#2042125"Don't try this on the course"...http://thesandtrap.com/t/83452/dont-try-this-on-the-course "Yeah, well- screw that! After messing around for the last few seasons trying to regain..."threadSun, 26 Jul 2015 01:25:10 +0000RayGSun, 26 Jul 2015 01:25:10 +0000#2041846Interesting video on lateral side bendhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/83447/interesting-video-on-lateral-side-bend "Initially, I usually skip amateur videos, as they are so badly produced, but this one,..."threadSat, 25 Jul 2015 19:58:17 +0000nevets88Sat, 25 Jul 2015 19:58:17 +0000#2041680Sometimes I want to quit.. Help!http://thesandtrap.com/t/83427/sometimes-i-want-to-quit-help "Hi, I'm new here. A friend referred me. Anyway, I just started playing about 2 months..."threadFri, 24 Jul 2015 16:44:17 +0000mslice15Fri, 24 Jul 2015 16:44:17 +0000#2040891Which is the better swing and why?http://thesandtrap.com/t/83420/which-is-the-better-swing-and-why "I saw this in my Twitter feed and thought the right was better but kind of cheating..."threadFri, 24 Jul 2015 12:00:16 +0000nevets88Fri, 24 Jul 2015 12:00:16 +0000#2040670Hitting Driver in the heelhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/83414/hitting-driver-in-the-heel "Most of my misses with Driver are in the heel sometimes closer to the hosel. Is there a..."threadThu, 23 Jul 2015 22:49:01 +0000hrmancha20Thu, 23 Jul 2015 22:49:01 +0000#2040333Compression on the Irons has ruined my driver! Help! http://thesandtrap.com/t/83412/compression-on-the-irons-has-ruined-my-driver-help "When I first started playing the game (teenager) I naturally lagged the club and hit..."threadThu, 23 Jul 2015 19:15:08 +0000Mugs050Thu, 23 Jul 2015 19:15:08 +0000#2040158Q&A with Mark Broadie [pga.com]http://thesandtrap.com/t/83401/q-a-with-mark-broadie-pga-com "I read somewhere in TST about DJ and his putts/green vs strokes gained putting, but..."threadThu, 23 Jul 2015 12:22:27 +0000nevets88Thu, 23 Jul 2015 12:22:27 +0000#2039734Wedge HELP! - I keep hitting 3 quarter wedge shots heavy!http://thesandtrap.com/t/83397/wedge-help-i-keep-hitting-3-quarter-wedge-shots-heavy "This year I'm playing some great golf but there's a big hole in my game... I'll put a..."threadThu, 23 Jul 2015 02:07:04 +0000CallawayGolf25Thu, 23 Jul 2015 02:07:04 +0000#2039566How to fix slice/pull slicehttp://thesandtrap.com/t/83395/how-to-fix-slice-pull-slice "I can hit my irons straight, but when I tee off with my driver my ball starts out..."threadThu, 23 Jul 2015 00:37:36 +0000sparky416Thu, 23 Jul 2015 00:37:36 +0000#2039535Does swinging more vertical promote more of a slice?http://thesandtrap.com/t/83393/does-swinging-more-vertical-promote-more-of-a-slice "I'm pretty short 5'5 and my swing plan is more vertical. Most of my shots miss right,..."threadWed, 22 Jul 2015 19:56:52 +0000hrmancha20Wed, 22 Jul 2015 19:56:52 +0000#2039330Is simplicity in the swing under-rated?http://thesandtrap.com/t/83390/is-simplicity-in-the-swing-under-rated "I ask that question as a complete newbie to the sport.   Golf is a sport I love and..."threadWed, 22 Jul 2015 14:31:10 +0000pacheco52Wed, 22 Jul 2015 14:31:10 +0000#2038983Tips/Advice for playing on a links golf coursrhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/83384/tips-advice-for-playing-on-a-links-golf-coursr "Thanks for reading! My society is taking some inspiration from The Open and had booked..."threadWed, 22 Jul 2015 09:55:10 +0000ashjambenWed, 22 Jul 2015 09:55:10 +0000#2038755Feels like I am uppercutting my driveshttp://thesandtrap.com/t/83381/feels-like-i-am-uppercutting-my-drives "When I try to draw the ball. My driver swing had never been better up until a few..."threadWed, 22 Jul 2015 03:07:08 +0000Duff McGeeWed, 22 Jul 2015 03:07:08 +0000#2038682Golf Tuition - Edinburgh & Lothians (UK)http://thesandtrap.com/t/83351/golf-tuition-edinburgh-lothians-uk "Hello all!   Looking for a decent golf tutor in Edinburgh, or as close to Edinburgh..."threadMon, 20 Jul 2015 16:35:39 +0000LamboMon, 20 Jul 2015 16:35:39 +0000#2036990How to fix my golf swing? http://thesandtrap.com/t/83346/how-to-fix-my-golf-swing "I am hitting all my golf shots decent but I want to improve. I shoot in the high 70's..."threadMon, 20 Jul 2015 03:12:55 +0000nick11Mon, 20 Jul 2015 03:12:55 +0000#20362493 Wood Shaft in a driver?http://thesandtrap.com/t/83343/3-wood-shaft-in-a-driver "The shaft in my RBZ Stage 2 broke a few weeks after buying it from rock bottom golf,..."threadMon, 20 Jul 2015 01:07:25 +0000littlewag7Mon, 20 Jul 2015 01:07:25 +0000#2036045Need opinions on my driver issueshttp://thesandtrap.com/t/83341/need-opinions-on-my-driver-issues "I bought a Taylormade RBZ Stage 2 driver over the winter on sale. The shaft in it broke..."threadSun, 19 Jul 2015 23:16:42 +0000littlewag7Sun, 19 Jul 2015 23:16:42 +0000#2035937Why do I keep slicing the ball up?http://thesandtrap.com/t/83330/why-do-i-keep-slicing-the-ball-up "Hi all,   I started playing golf this summer and from the start I have noticed a..."threadSat, 18 Jul 2015 18:42:01 +0000Seanb4321Sat, 18 Jul 2015 18:42:01 +0000#2034965Add width, keep hands high in backswinghttp://thesandtrap.com/t/83323/add-width-keep-hands-high-in-backswing "What are good ways to Add width and keep hands high in backswing? "threadSat, 18 Jul 2015 16:04:55 +0000Sandhills GolfeSat, 18 Jul 2015 16:04:55 +0000#2034793Blister - Advice?http://thesandtrap.com/t/83311/blister-advice "Soooo can anyone tell me why I am getting this blister now? Has popped up in each range..."threadFri, 17 Jul 2015 23:01:35 +0000atb5079Fri, 17 Jul 2015 23:01:35 +0000#2033956Easier way to close clubface to get a draw?http://thesandtrap.com/t/83305/easier-way-to-close-clubface-to-get-a-draw "I began playing golf about 30 years ago.  I was somewhat of a weak player...a good..."threadFri, 17 Jul 2015 14:22:49 +0000Gkent1967Fri, 17 Jul 2015 14:22:49 +0000#2033338First time at the driving rangehttp://thesandtrap.com/t/83297/first-time-at-the-driving-range "Hello all, just a quick question.  I decided to pick up some golf clubs from the flea..."threadThu, 16 Jul 2015 20:51:05 +0000YellowSiRThu, 16 Jul 2015 20:51:05 +0000#2032749(Much) shorter backswing on Driverhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/83295/much-shorter-backswing-on-driver "This year I joined a league on a course I have usually avoided due to out of bounds on..."threadThu, 16 Jul 2015 19:19:46 +0000GrumpterThu, 16 Jul 2015 19:19:46 +0000#20326613 Wood Struggleshttp://thesandtrap.com/t/83285/3-wood-struggles "So, mentioned this in my swing thread but I did flightscope work yesterday to find out..."threadThu, 16 Jul 2015 14:51:35 +0000Jeremie BoopThu, 16 Jul 2015 14:51:35 +0000#2032321My Shadow is killing me!!!!!http://thesandtrap.com/t/83262/my-shadow-is-killing-me "with in the last 4 weeks I have begun having an issue. Anytime the sun is at my back..."threadWed, 15 Jul 2015 14:37:17 +0000ElmerWed, 15 Jul 2015 14:37:17 +0000#2031186Is this a shank?http://thesandtrap.com/t/83248/is-this-a-shank "Hey,   I had a round today and, well, it was absolutely atrocious!    I estimate..."threadWed, 15 Jul 2015 01:26:18 +0000Hammer1982Wed, 15 Jul 2015 01:26:18 +0000#2030709My Swing (AvidHacker)http://thesandtrap.com/t/83232/my-swing-avidhacker "Long time lurker, though I have posted once before on the topic of bad practice..."threadTue, 14 Jul 2015 15:45:27 +0000AvidHackerTue, 14 Jul 2015 15:45:27 +0000#20299066'2" and 37.5" WTF club length info?http://thesandtrap.com/t/83227/62-and-37-5-wtf-club-length-info "Currently i'm using really old irons which are standard length, though i have to bend..."threadTue, 14 Jul 2015 11:51:11 +0000thesandtrapbrahTue, 14 Jul 2015 11:51:11 +0000#2029689A way of keeping stats - thoughtshttp://thesandtrap.com/t/83225/a-way-of-keeping-stats-thoughts "I have developed my own method of keeping stats to track my progress and improvement.I..."threadTue, 14 Jul 2015 08:52:22 +0000alleztomTue, 14 Jul 2015 08:52:22 +0000#2029640Want skills to stick? Think outside the body! [The Talent Equation]http://thesandtrap.com/t/83203/want-skills-to-stick-think-outside-the-body-the-talent-equation "According to study, when learning a sport, focussing on a body part doesn't effect..."threadMon, 13 Jul 2015 17:52:06 +0000nevets88Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:52:06 +0000#2028909Perfect Impact Systemhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/83184/perfect-impact-system "Has anybody used the Perfect Impact System by Tom Stickney abd if so  is it worth  the..."threadSun, 12 Jul 2015 16:42:42 +0000DJL31353Sun, 12 Jul 2015 16:42:42 +0000#2027768Pivot questions?http://thesandtrap.com/t/83175/pivot-questions "I believe I've had a misunderstanding on what it means to have a centered pivot. As I..."threadSat, 11 Jul 2015 17:23:37 +0000outlaw1984Sat, 11 Jul 2015 17:23:37 +0000#2026935Drills or "feels" for push slice/snap hook curehttp://thesandtrap.com/t/83170/drills-or-feels-for-push-slice-snap-hook-cure "Was wondering about some good driving range drills. Long bio... Had to quit golf for..."threadSat, 11 Jul 2015 09:24:10 +0000Chief OceolaSat, 11 Jul 2015 09:24:10 +0000#2026771The Short Male Golfer (Benefitting from Womans Clubs)http://thesandtrap.com/t/83163/the-short-male-golfer-benefitting-from-womans-clubs "Hello I am new to the game of golf and have only been playing for a year to two years...."threadFri, 10 Jul 2015 23:32:08 +0000hrmancha20Fri, 10 Jul 2015 23:32:08 +0000#20265373 Club Events: Club Choices (is it possible to 'flop' with a pitching wedge?)http://thesandtrap.com/t/83160/3-club-events-club-choices-is-it-possible-to-flop-with-a-pitching-wedge "Hello! Looking for a little advice.   I have a three club society event in August...."threadFri, 10 Jul 2015 20:22:04 +0000cros0xFri, 10 Jul 2015 20:22:04 +0000#2026366Uncomfortable Lessonhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/83155/uncomfortable-lesson "Hi everybody! So in my quest to break 90 and be the best golfer I can possibly be I've..."threadFri, 10 Jul 2015 16:06:23 +0000AvocadoWillieFri, 10 Jul 2015 16:06:23 +0000#2026074How to hit straight every time?http://thesandtrap.com/t/83154/how-to-hit-straight-every-time "The more I play golf the more I realize that being able to hit it where you want it is..."threadFri, 10 Jul 2015 14:39:59 +0000GolfOrDieFri, 10 Jul 2015 14:39:59 +0000#2026015