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, 25 Nov 2014 00:34:04 +0000question 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#1839355Reverse double overlap putting griphttp://thesandtrap.com/t/78284/reverse-double-overlap-putting-grip "I have heard of this grip but haven't had much luck finding pictures of it on the..."threadSat, 22 Nov 2014 18:46:07 +0000RFKFREAKSat, 22 Nov 2014 18:46:07 +0000#1838880Question about wrist action...http://thesandtrap.com/t/78278/question-about-wrist-action "Hi all,   There is quite a lot of info on grip pressure, but not so much on wrist..."threadSat, 22 Nov 2014 08:48:30 +0000deekaySat, 22 Nov 2014 08:48:30 +0000#1838689How Much Better does Online Instruction Have to Be?http://thesandtrap.com/t/78265/how-much-better-does-online-instruction-have-to-be "This post-Quote:Originally Posted by Ernest Jones Best of luck and I wish you well...."threadFri, 21 Nov 2014 13:16:22 +0000Phil McGlenoFri, 21 Nov 2014 13:16:22 +0000#1838016Question on shaftshttp://thesandtrap.com/t/78252/question-on-shafts "I changed my driver shaft to regular from stiff due to what I found out at a golf shop..."threadThu, 20 Nov 2014 20:59:43 +0000pappy01Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20:59:43 +0000#1837525practice swing and actual swing are so far aparthttp://thesandtrap.com/t/78250/practice-swing-and-actual-swing-are-so-far-apart "Hi everyone, I have been reading these forums for a long time and appreciate all the..."threadThu, 20 Nov 2014 19:05:09 +0000golf-madThu, 20 Nov 2014 19:05:09 +0000#1837387Steady head clarification neededhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/78233/steady-head-clarification-needed "  I was advised by Mike over in the Members Swing area I that needed to flare my feet..."threadWed, 19 Nov 2014 12:43:47 +0000AbsoluteTruthsWed, 19 Nov 2014 12:43:47 +0000#1836353Can someone explain to me this way to read greens?http://thesandtrap.com/t/78225/can-someone-explain-to-me-this-way-to-read-greens "I saw a lot of players at the Lorena Ochoa Invitational reading the greens like..."threadWed, 19 Nov 2014 03:34:49 +0000atrapasuenosWed, 19 Nov 2014 03:34:49 +0000#1836217What do you think of this Golden Egg video?http://thesandtrap.com/t/78223/what-do-you-think-of-this-golden-egg-video "Just curious what everyone's thoughts were on this video I saw on youtube today.      "threadTue, 18 Nov 2014 21:16:04 +0000SlowcelicaTue, 18 Nov 2014 21:16:04 +0000#1836001New irons went from huge slice to pull hookhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/78212/new-irons-went-from-huge-slice-to-pull-hook "Hello, not sure how to search fot this issue hope its not out there. I just picked up..."threadTue, 18 Nov 2014 14:01:53 +0000merdon133Tue, 18 Nov 2014 14:01:53 +0000#1835659Chipping/Pitching to tight greenshttp://thesandtrap.com/t/78197/chipping-pitching-to-tight-greens "Was just wondering what would the best approach to chipping/pitching to tight greens..."threadMon, 17 Nov 2014 19:01:37 +0000ChrisPietersenMon, 17 Nov 2014 19:01:37 +0000#1835106Mirrors vs. Camerashttp://thesandtrap.com/t/78196/mirrors-vs-cameras "Just a fun little quiz… curious to see what people say. :)   Just take the question..."threadMon, 17 Nov 2014 16:25:28 +0000iacasMon, 17 Nov 2014 16:25:28 +0000#1834985Hip Turn in Backswinghttp://thesandtrap.com/t/78186/hip-turn-in-backswing "I have plenty of power in my swing, don't need more. I need more consistency. How much..."threadMon, 17 Nov 2014 11:20:20 +0000kalazMon, 17 Nov 2014 11:20:20 +0000#1834819Winter ranges in Calgaryhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/78184/winter-ranges-in-calgary "Hi All,   I'm going to be in Calgary on business and would love to get a range..."threadMon, 17 Nov 2014 10:31:05 +0000Ernest JonesMon, 17 Nov 2014 10:31:05 +0000#1834809What intiates the downswing for you?http://thesandtrap.com/t/78174/what-intiates-the-downswing-for-you "I start with my left leg shifting down and outward and then knee and then hips - I do..."threadSun, 16 Nov 2014 23:19:17 +0000Will LozSun, 16 Nov 2014 23:19:17 +0000#1834632Driver trajectory question: starts low, stays low-ish, then shoots up - steep AoA?http://thesandtrap.com/t/78165/driver-trajectory-question-starts-low-stays-low-ish-then-shoots-up-steep-aoa "I occasionally get paired up with a good player, his driver trajectory is a little..."threadSat, 15 Nov 2014 16:22:12 +0000nevets88Sat, 15 Nov 2014 16:22:12 +0000#1833969Shoulder Turn & Balancehttp://thesandtrap.com/t/78151/shoulder-turn-balance "Hello All,       I haven't been on here much in the last couple weeks. I joined a..."threadFri, 14 Nov 2014 20:13:38 +0000lhagsjrFri, 14 Nov 2014 20:13:38 +0000#1833520tips for hitting with chipping wedge?http://thesandtrap.com/t/78135/tips-for-hitting-with-chipping-wedge "  I found a chipping wedge at the Goodwill today for 2 bucks, it was in very good shape..."threadFri, 14 Nov 2014 01:24:42 +0000FireDragon76Fri, 14 Nov 2014 01:24:42 +0000#1833109Interlock Putting Grip Help?http://thesandtrap.com/t/78123/interlock-putting-grip-help "Hi! I'm looking for some advice on the regular interlock putting grip. What is the..."threadThu, 13 Nov 2014 12:23:22 +0000ChrisPietersenThu, 13 Nov 2014 12:23:22 +0000#1832636Stopping the blowout holeshttp://thesandtrap.com/t/78122/stopping-the-blowout-holes " Gidday everyone, This is my first post for a while so bare with me. I have been..."threadThu, 13 Nov 2014 12:00:38 +0000moe63Thu, 13 Nov 2014 12:00:38 +0000#1832628effect of weather conditions on driving distancehttp://thesandtrap.com/t/78108/effect-of-weather-conditions-on-driving-distance "Just played a round with a new driver yesterday. More accurate than my older driver,..."threadWed, 12 Nov 2014 18:22:30 +0000RandyBobbittWed, 12 Nov 2014 18:22:30 +0000#1832185Taylor Swift Smashes Car with Golf Club in Latest Videohttp://thesandtrap.com/t/78069/taylor-swift-smashes-car-with-golf-club-in-latest-video "It appears Taylor Swift needs to post a swing video in the Member Swings section.  From..."threadTue, 11 Nov 2014 13:07:26 +0000boogieliciousTue, 11 Nov 2014 13:07:26 +0000#1831114Need help from experienced golfershttp://thesandtrap.com/t/78065/need-help-from-experienced-golfers "Hi, so I started playing golf about a month ago and over the first couple weeks i..."threadTue, 11 Nov 2014 07:22:26 +0000d9291ocTue, 11 Nov 2014 07:22:26 +0000#1831071Slightly coming over the top but still striking the ball well.http://thesandtrap.com/t/78042/slightly-coming-over-the-top-but-still-striking-the-ball-well "I went to the driving range today, and i have noticed that i am slightly coming over..."threadSun, 09 Nov 2014 19:32:56 +00002626Sun, 09 Nov 2014 19:32:56 +0000#1830003Tips for a newbiehttp://thesandtrap.com/t/78035/tips-for-a-newbie "I am 22 years of age and recently starting going to driving range using bruised up..."threadSun, 09 Nov 2014 13:10:09 +0000DanClarkSun, 09 Nov 2014 13:10:09 +0000#1829821Iron hitting help?http://thesandtrap.com/t/78033/iron-hitting-help "I've have always had problems hitting my irons, I would always take a huge chunk of..."threadSat, 08 Nov 2014 22:59:00 +0000Scottsdale816Sat, 08 Nov 2014 22:59:00 +0000#1829662Why are Women such Bad Instructors?http://thesandtrap.com/t/78028/why-are-women-such-bad-instructors "In my lifetime Ive met maybe 100 people I would call good instructors-They have good..."threadSat, 08 Nov 2014 14:07:13 +0000Phil McGlenoSat, 08 Nov 2014 14:07:13 +0000#1829436P7 to P9 Questionhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/78003/p7-to-p9-question "Hi,   I'm hoping to learn more about how the club head, club shaft, and..."threadFri, 07 Nov 2014 03:21:07 +0000scopekFri, 07 Nov 2014 03:21:07 +0000#1828802Never seen the Gears system in action like this before - pretty coolhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/77996/never-seen-the-gears-system-in-action-like-this-before-pretty-cool "If you skip to the last half of this vid, where you see the actual app, it is pretty..."threadThu, 06 Nov 2014 17:34:35 +0000nevets88Thu, 06 Nov 2014 17:34:35 +0000#1828416Reason for better drive with wrong and more centered ball setup?http://thesandtrap.com/t/77991/reason-for-better-drive-with-wrong-and-more-centered-ball-setup "I'm not even a beginner, as I've only been on the driving range a few times to wack..."threadThu, 06 Nov 2014 14:31:14 +0000hartz peterThu, 06 Nov 2014 14:31:14 +0000#1828280Right Hand action near Impacthttp://thesandtrap.com/t/77982/right-hand-action-near-impact "    I had not really thought much about my right hand action as it nears the down swing..."threadThu, 06 Nov 2014 01:01:07 +00003ironThu, 06 Nov 2014 01:01:07 +0000#1827953Driving range rubber teehttp://thesandtrap.com/t/77981/driving-range-rubber-tee "I'm going to start using my local driving range and was worried about using my driver..."threadThu, 06 Nov 2014 00:54:57 +0000duttierockerThu, 06 Nov 2014 00:54:57 +0000#1827938Best way to increase clubhead speed?http://thesandtrap.com/t/77977/best-way-to-increase-clubhead-speed "Hey, everyone.  I have a Sports Sensors Swing Speed Radar and am hoping to increase my..."threadWed, 05 Nov 2014 18:27:02 +0000AnthonyJamesWed, 05 Nov 2014 18:27:02 +0000#1827653Stuck in Downswinghttp://thesandtrap.com/t/77960/stuck-in-downswing "Im sure this question has been asked many of times but Im doing pretty well the last..."threadTue, 04 Nov 2014 19:22:56 +0000lhagsjrTue, 04 Nov 2014 19:22:56 +0000#1827048Taking a breakhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/77959/taking-a-break "Has anyone else found that taking a break for a while can help your swing? I just went..."threadTue, 04 Nov 2014 19:10:13 +0000mmoan2Tue, 04 Nov 2014 19:10:13 +0000#1827040My iron play, from 160 and out is atrocious!http://thesandtrap.com/t/77955/my-iron-play-from-160-and-out-is-atrocious "I feel if I can get an 8 iron or lower in my hand I'm ok, but 3-7 irons I suck! Very..."threadTue, 04 Nov 2014 16:04:18 +0000djcs1204Tue, 04 Nov 2014 16:04:18 +0000#1826969The best instructors in Chicago.http://thesandtrap.com/t/77952/the-best-instructors-in-chicago "I'm looking to take lessons this winter. I need to fix my swing, and work on it at the..."threadTue, 04 Nov 2014 06:34:42 +0000jpattTue, 04 Nov 2014 06:34:42 +0000#1826865Snead/Nicklaus Head/Chin Swivel at Addresshttp://thesandtrap.com/t/77919/snead-nicklaus-head-chin-swivel-at-address "1. Does this movement cause you to take the club back more inside? (for me, that's a..."threadSun, 02 Nov 2014 13:14:49 +0000cutshot878Sun, 02 Nov 2014 13:14:49 +0000#1825889How do I hit very low shot out of rough?http://thesandtrap.com/t/77914/how-do-i-hit-very-low-shot-out-of-rough "At the course I play at there are a lot of trees, so it is not uncommon to find myself..."threadSat, 01 Nov 2014 17:51:45 +0000Youngbear11213Sat, 01 Nov 2014 17:51:45 +0000#1825589Fear factorhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/77901/fear-factor "So with duck weather and a few hours free, I went to the range and am facing the..."threadFri, 31 Oct 2014 22:20:18 +0000mcanadiensFri, 31 Oct 2014 22:20:18 +0000#1825197Mac O'Grady Golf Clinichttp://thesandtrap.com/t/77869/mac-ogrady-golf-clinic "Haven't watched it yet, don't think I have this one, video quality sucks.   This..."threadThu, 30 Oct 2014 02:48:39 +0000mvmacThu, 30 Oct 2014 02:48:39 +0000#1823889How to Hit Partial Wedge Shots - Learn your Tweener Yardageshttp://thesandtrap.com/t/77861/how-to-hit-partial-wedge-shots-learn-your-tweener-yardages "A common question or issue we see golfers posting about on the site is distance control..."threadWed, 29 Oct 2014 19:25:24 +0000mvmacWed, 29 Oct 2014 19:25:24 +0000#1823524A wedge shot to be analyzed http://thesandtrap.com/t/77858/a-wedge-shot-to-be-analyzed "   Hello, I need a skilled Trackman or FlightScope operator to help me to understand..."threadWed, 29 Oct 2014 14:34:16 +0000GuillaumeWed, 29 Oct 2014 14:34:16 +0000#1823308Keeping the Right Heel Plantedhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/77850/keeping-the-right-heel-planted "Hello everyone,   In working to change my swing to try and avoid my heel coming up..."threadWed, 29 Oct 2014 03:40:27 +0000PretzelWed, 29 Oct 2014 03:40:27 +0000#1823096My Golf Experiencehttp://thesandtrap.com/t/77831/my-golf-experience "First picked up a club in August of 2013. I have taken 10 one hour lessons with 2..."threadTue, 28 Oct 2014 00:29:50 +0000lhagsjrTue, 28 Oct 2014 00:29:50 +0000#1822335From a block to a duck hook?http://thesandtrap.com/t/77822/from-a-block-to-a-duck-hook "So after a long suffering few months of skying my irons high and right and blocking my..."threadMon, 27 Oct 2014 10:51:46 +0000carpediem4300Mon, 27 Oct 2014 10:51:46 +0000#1821937Ball position Questionhttp://thesandtrap.com/t/77819/ball-position-question "Where do you have your ball in your stance for these clubs: Driver Fairway..."threadMon, 27 Oct 2014 01:10:36 +0000TailgaterMon, 27 Oct 2014 01:10:36 +0000#1821811Confusion in Handednesshttp://thesandtrap.com/t/77817/confusion-in-handedness "I'm left-handed, and I don't know how to play golf. (Pausing for laughter).   I'm..."threadMon, 27 Oct 2014 00:06:11 +0000weifertMon, 27 Oct 2014 00:06:11 +0000#1821781