TheSandTrap.com - Instruction and Playing Tips - Recent Changeshttp://thesandtrap.com/livefeed.rssTrack the most recent changes to the thesandtrap.com community with this feedenHuddler 0.1Mon, 22 Dec 2014 02:45:41 +0000Do Not Use a Heavy Club or Weighted Donutshttp://thesandtrap.com/t/78748/do-not-use-a-heavy-club-or-weighted-donuts "I'm copying this post from another thread, but I basically wanted to get the message..."threadSun, 21 Dec 2014 17:17:13 +0000iacasSun, 21 Dec 2014 17:17:13 +0000#1856773How far should you hit your 8 iron?http://thesandtrap.com/t/78747/how-far-should-you-hit-your-8-iron "Hi I am striking ball better than ever, I use to aim at the 175 net with my 5 iron and..."threadSun, 21 Dec 2014 17:02:16 +0000jamiesmith900Sun, 21 Dec 2014 17:02:16 +0000#1856766The catch-all swing video editing thread - tips and techniqueshttp://thesandtrap.com/t/78746/the-catch-all-swing-video-editing-thread-tips-and-techniques "There's a great piece on this site on how to film your swing. But what about..."threadSun, 21 Dec 2014 15:01:52 +0000nevets88Sun, 21 Dec 2014 15:01:52 +0000#1856703Rate this drill!http://thesandtrap.com/t/78743/rate-this-drill "There are many drills advertised for every part of the golf swing.  Is it the backswing..."threadSun, 21 Dec 2014 08:00:21 +0000Abu3baidSun, 21 Dec 2014 08:00:21 +0000#1856644Tip for: Getting through the Ballhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/78721/tip-for-getting-through-the-ball "I feel like its very slow but progress is being made in my golf swing. I feel like I..."threadFri, 19 Dec 2014 17:14:46 +0000lhagsjrFri, 19 Dec 2014 17:14:46 +0000#1855954Discovered a podcast for instructors - GOLF IN THE LIFE OF - Business Tips for Golf Instructorshttp://thesandtrap.com/t/78704/discovered-a-podcast-for-instructors-golf-in-the-life-of-business-tips-for-golf-instructors "Podcast: GOLF IN THE LIFE OF - Business Tips for Golf Instructors   I'm not an..."threadThu, 18 Dec 2014 12:58:54 +0000nevets88Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:58:54 +0000#18551542015 Improvement http://thesandtrap.com/t/78698/2015-improvement "I am a true 5.2 handicap and really want to work on my game for 2015.  I play local,..."threadThu, 18 Dec 2014 04:58:42 +0000imthemoleThu, 18 Dec 2014 04:58:42 +0000#1855039Infographic - Up and down percentages by handicaphttp://thesandtrap.com/t/78678/infographic-up-and-down-percentages-by-handicap ""threadTue, 16 Dec 2014 22:56:53 +0000nevets88Tue, 16 Dec 2014 22:56:53 +0000#1854270Need higher trajectoryhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/78656/need-higher-trajectory "I have a 109mph swing. But carry is only 230-240ish. I know I can get a better carry..."threadTue, 16 Dec 2014 01:14:12 +0000iHackTue, 16 Dec 2014 01:14:12 +0000#1853690Anyone else over do it?http://thesandtrap.com/t/78639/anyone-else-over-do-it "I've been hitting a lot of balls in the past few weeks. I've been averaging 6 hours a..."threadSun, 14 Dec 2014 19:42:32 +0000shaggs2richesSun, 14 Dec 2014 19:42:32 +0000#1852831Davis Love 3.0 and 4.0 (Dru) Swing Sequencehttp://thesandtrap.com/t/78637/davis-love-3-0-and-4-0-dru-swing-sequence "Different angles, but like father, like son, for the most..."threadSun, 14 Dec 2014 17:54:09 +0000nevets88Sun, 14 Dec 2014 17:54:09 +0000#1852780Full followthrough, don't stop turning.http://thesandtrap.com/t/78624/full-followthrough-dont-stop-turning "I have a bad habit of quitting on my followthrough. I don't know why and it doesn't..."threadSat, 13 Dec 2014 14:00:59 +0000Ernest JonesSat, 13 Dec 2014 14:00:59 +0000#1852146Article on Golf Practice Using' Random Practice Schedule'http://thesandtrap.com/t/78593/article-on-golf-practice-using-random-practice-schedule "From golfdigest.com   Interesting.  However, even if you practice randomly, if you..."threadThu, 11 Dec 2014 20:27:10 +0000boogieliciousThu, 11 Dec 2014 20:27:10 +0000#1851027Putting aids- need a perfectly level putting mat for fine tuninghttp://thesandtrap.com/t/78592/putting-aids-need-a-perfectly-level-putting-mat-for-fine-tuning "I would like to work on my putting in the off season, but my house is not completely..."threadThu, 11 Dec 2014 18:35:34 +0000verdouxThu, 11 Dec 2014 18:35:34 +0000#1850950Music Videos and golf clubshttp://thesandtrap.com/t/78576/music-videos-and-golf-clubs "Along with the music video by Taylor Swift, there has been more.   Here's one from..."threadThu, 11 Dec 2014 00:47:09 +0000LihuThu, 11 Dec 2014 00:47:09 +0000#1850454Irons from fairway versus the teehttp://thesandtrap.com/t/78573/irons-from-fairway-versus-the-tee "So, I am not sure if this is a common problem or not. There is a major difference..."threadWed, 10 Dec 2014 18:11:02 +0000YeppersWed, 10 Dec 2014 18:11:02 +0000#1850190Weight Transfer http://thesandtrap.com/t/78561/weight-transfer "Just throwing out some thoughts as I have been working on my weight transfer and would..."threadTue, 09 Dec 2014 23:09:47 +0000leftyrightyTue, 09 Dec 2014 23:09:47 +0000#1849798Filming my putting strokehttp://thesandtrap.com/t/78545/filming-my-putting-stroke "It may be because I am really wanting to play or just my nerdy curiosity has got the..."threadTue, 09 Dec 2014 05:25:46 +00009424tmTue, 09 Dec 2014 05:25:46 +0000#1849364How Much Does a Putting Grip Style Affect the Stroke?http://thesandtrap.com/t/78540/how-much-does-a-putting-grip-style-affect-the-stroke "A discussion in another thread got me wondering about this. We've all seen tour players..."threadTue, 09 Dec 2014 00:38:35 +0000billchaoTue, 09 Dec 2014 00:38:35 +0000#1849210GD: The Short Game Explained - With radar numbershttp://thesandtrap.com/t/78537/gd-the-short-game-explained-with-radar-numbers "<a href="http://www.golfdigest.com/golf-instruction/2014-12/short-game-explained-cameron-mccormi" target="_blank">http://www.golfdigest.com/golf-instruction/2014-12/short-game-explained-cameron-mccormi</a>..."threadMon, 08 Dec 2014 16:18:27 +0000nevets88Mon, 08 Dec 2014 16:18:27 +0000#1848867Driver Setup http://thesandtrap.com/t/78517/driver-setup "Hi guys,   I have previously struggled hitting driver off the tee, my bad shot was a..."threadSun, 07 Dec 2014 16:34:16 +0000georgeadey92Sun, 07 Dec 2014 16:34:16 +0000#1848261To Improve Putting, do I get a Putter Fitting or Consistent Stroke?http://thesandtrap.com/t/78499/to-improve-putting-do-i-get-a-putter-fitting-or-consistent-stroke "I'm looking to improve my putting. Right now I use a 36" White Hot (mallet putter) that..."threadSat, 06 Dec 2014 05:04:59 +0000Harp steinSat, 06 Dec 2014 05:04:59 +0000#1847489Downswinghttp://thesandtrap.com/t/78493/downswing "I hope everyone is doing well and their golf games are improving! Even though its cold..."threadFri, 05 Dec 2014 19:34:19 +0000lhagsjrFri, 05 Dec 2014 19:34:19 +0000#1847189Are you a real golfer?http://thesandtrap.com/t/78479/are-you-a-real-golfer " "threadFri, 05 Dec 2014 02:10:41 +0000oliverheulerFri, 05 Dec 2014 02:10:41 +0000#1846702Toe line drill?http://thesandtrap.com/t/78462/toe-line-drill "Does anyone know what the drill is called when you lay a club along your toe line and..."threadWed, 03 Dec 2014 20:27:40 +0000jclarkWed, 03 Dec 2014 20:27:40 +0000#1845867Dissertation: The Relationship of Club Handle Twist Velocity to Selected Biomechanical Characteristics of the Golf Drivehttp://thesandtrap.com/t/78459/dissertation-the-relationship-of-club-handle-twist-velocity-to-selected-biomechanical-characteristics-of-the-golf-drive "<a href="http://www.philcheetham.com/phd-dissertation-and-presentation/" target="_blank">http://www.philcheetham.com/phd-dissertation-and-presentation/</a>   <a href="http://www.philcheet" target="_blank">http://www.philcheet</a>..."threadWed, 03 Dec 2014 13:38:23 +0000nevets88Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:38:23 +0000#1845573InPutterhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/78457/inputter "This seemed like the right place to post this. A friend sent this to me. They clearly..."threadWed, 03 Dec 2014 12:57:48 +0000CarlSpacklerWed, 03 Dec 2014 12:57:48 +0000#1845543Shoulder Plane vs Arm Planehttp://thesandtrap.com/t/78443/shoulder-plane-vs-arm-plane "I've noticed, looking through different swings on YouTube, that a lot of the pros have..."threadTue, 02 Dec 2014 23:52:35 +0000PretzelTue, 02 Dec 2014 23:52:35 +0000#1845286Golf shoes and your swing balance http://thesandtrap.com/t/78442/golf-shoes-and-your-swing-balance "I would like to share a thought with everyone! I have been suffering with the shanks..."threadTue, 02 Dec 2014 20:45:32 +0000TrefTue, 02 Dec 2014 20:45:32 +0000#1845198I do not understand adjustable drivershttp://thesandtrap.com/t/78419/i-do-not-understand-adjustable-drivers "     I thought that opening and closing the face of a club is a function of the preset..."threadMon, 01 Dec 2014 14:50:53 +0000AbsoluteTruthsMon, 01 Dec 2014 14:50:53 +0000#1844083Launch Differences between Mats and Grasshttp://thesandtrap.com/t/78417/launch-differences-between-mats-and-grass "<a href="http://blog.trackmangolf.com/mats-vs-grass-whats-difference/" target="_blank">http://blog.trackmangolf.com/mats-vs-grass-whats-difference/</a>   Cutting to the..."threadMon, 01 Dec 2014 14:26:30 +0000iacasMon, 01 Dec 2014 14:26:30 +0000#1844061Hand ahead of clubface at impact?http://thesandtrap.com/t/78413/hand-ahead-of-clubface-at-impact "Im trying to engrain this to stop the ott swing and shanks ive started to get Any good..."threadMon, 01 Dec 2014 12:46:20 +0000carpediem4300Mon, 01 Dec 2014 12:46:20 +0000#1843981Effortless Inside Swing with Closed Stancehttp://thesandtrap.com/t/78402/effortless-inside-swing-with-closed-stance "I use a strong grip, with three knuckles of the left hand visible, my left thumb at the..."threadMon, 01 Dec 2014 00:18:36 +0000Joe MamaMon, 01 Dec 2014 00:18:36 +0000#1843730Number of reps need to become habithttp://thesandtrap.com/t/78400/number-of-reps-need-to-become-habit "     I had a golf instructor tell me that he had read a study that said that you have..."threadSun, 30 Nov 2014 21:16:03 +0000AbsoluteTruthsSun, 30 Nov 2014 21:16:03 +0000#1843621Hitting 3W off the tee or from the groundhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/78395/hitting-3w-off-the-tee-or-from-the-ground "Hello, all. I've been having real difficulty with this lately and wanted to see if I..."threadSun, 30 Nov 2014 08:18:51 +0000RFKFREAKSun, 30 Nov 2014 08:18:51 +0000#1843449My friends swing good or bad?http://thesandtrap.com/t/78393/my-friends-swing-good-or-bad "Hi would Like to say thanks for all help on my swing this site is great, my friend is..."threadSun, 30 Nov 2014 06:35:07 +0000jamiesmith900Sun, 30 Nov 2014 06:35:07 +0000#1843430short compact swing, +2 handicap: Pitching wedgehttp://thesandtrap.com/t/78390/short-compact-swing-2-handicap-pitching-wedge "Video Link: <a href="http://instagram.com/p/vcdtrprlpW/?modal=true" target="_blank">http://instagram.com/p/vcdtrprlpW/?modal=true</a>   "threadSun, 30 Nov 2014 00:21:32 +0000dwfrenchSun, 30 Nov 2014 00:21:32 +0000#1843303Swing analysis of Asian Tour Player via Swing Catalysthttp://thesandtrap.com/t/78385/swing-analysis-of-asian-tour-player-via-swing-catalyst "Hips seem to be very rotated, angle of attack in the before swing -8, but he didn't say..."threadSat, 29 Nov 2014 14:31:39 +0000nevets88Sat, 29 Nov 2014 14:31:39 +0000#1843081Head in front of ball at impacthttp://thesandtrap.com/t/78380/head-in-front-of-ball-at-impact "Hey everyone, I have a problem. I have been struggling with a snap hook or an off the..."threadSat, 29 Nov 2014 00:43:11 +0000HawkeyeDanSat, 29 Nov 2014 00:43:11 +0000#1842869Infographic: Rory's Move - plot of hips, torso, arms and club accelerationhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/78349/infographic-rorys-move-plot-of-hips-torso-arms-and-club-acceleration " "threadWed, 26 Nov 2014 18:45:26 +0000nevets88Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:45:26 +0000#1841575A couple of pieces on practicehttp://thesandtrap.com/t/78348/a-couple-of-pieces-on-practice "<a href="http://thetalentcode.com/2014/11/24/the-power-of-high-leverage-practice/" target="_blank">http://thetalentcode.com/2014/11/24/the-power-of-high-leverage-practice/</a>   The Power..."threadWed, 26 Nov 2014 18:38:05 +0000nevets88Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:38:05 +0000#1841566Driver practicehttp://thesandtrap.com/t/78344/driver-practice "I play golf for only about a year and I think I can hit irons pretty far for my level...."threadWed, 26 Nov 2014 10:11:28 +0000kalazWed, 26 Nov 2014 10:11:28 +0000#1841209explain this onehttp://thesandtrap.com/t/78342/explain-this-one "At the range today, I tried something new with my driver since I've been slicing it..."threadWed, 26 Nov 2014 04:06:33 +0000djcs1204Wed, 26 Nov 2014 04:06:33 +0000#1841130Is there anything wrong with a very steep down swing?http://thesandtrap.com/t/78335/is-there-anything-wrong-with-a-very-steep-down-swing "Hey guys over the last few years I have transitioned into hitting down and through the..."threadTue, 25 Nov 2014 21:20:14 +0000mosnasTue, 25 Nov 2014 21:20:14 +0000#1840842New golfer looking for a bit of advicehttp://thesandtrap.com/t/78334/new-golfer-looking-for-a-bit-of-advice "Hey all,    I've got a brother who recently got into golf and he's having a great..."threadTue, 25 Nov 2014 21:19:36 +0000bbwrennTue, 25 Nov 2014 21:19:36 +0000#1840841Chris Como: 3 Things You Can Learn from Tiger's New Instructor http://thesandtrap.com/t/78328/chris-como-3-things-you-can-learn-from-tigers-new-instructor "From golf.com   Includes three videos.   Quote:  Golf Magazine Top 100 Teacher..."threadTue, 25 Nov 2014 12:32:31 +0000boogieliciousTue, 25 Nov 2014 12:32:31 +0000#1840466Is Key #2 Different with Driver?http://thesandtrap.com/t/78327/is-key-2-different-with-driver "  Is there any difference between a driver and an iron with SK #2? I cannot find a..."threadTue, 25 Nov 2014 12:31:48 +0000AbsoluteTruthsTue, 25 Nov 2014 12:31:48 +0000#1840465question for persimmon playershttp://thesandtrap.com/t/78315/question-for-persimmon-players "Just wondering what kind of ball my fellow persimmon players play or those of you who..."threadTue, 25 Nov 2014 00:18:30 +0000cbristerTue, 25 Nov 2014 00:18:30 +0000#1840231Should we turn the hips in the backswing or just let them turn on their own?http://thesandtrap.com/t/78314/should-we-turn-the-hips-in-the-backswing-or-just-let-them-turn-on-their-own "Hi,   I've been working on 5SK (especially #1 and #2) following videos and advice on..."threadMon, 24 Nov 2014 23:11:13 +0000chspeedMon, 24 Nov 2014 23:11:13 +0000#1840192Hogan's Pivot - 'Right Loading' Discussionhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/78296/hogans-pivot-right-loading-discussion "[[SPOILER]]  Now that I understand your definitions, I think we are mostly talking past..."threadSun, 23 Nov 2014 20:48:33 +0000natureboySun, 23 Nov 2014 20:48:33 +0000#1839355